Paleo Apple Spice Cookies
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Apple Spice Cookies


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These paleo Apple Spice Cookies are the perfect gluten-free treat for the fall season, with a good old-fashioned apple pie taste!

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I love these cookies.  I want to eat them every day this fall, they taste perfect for autumn.  Once I perfected the recipe I couldn’t wait to share it with you all.  These have a good old-fashioned apple spice taste and are simple to make!


Yet another recipe made with Cassava Flour, I told you this was my favorite paleo flour to use! These were a bit addictive.  Soft and very flavorful, these paleo apple spice cookies are a great gluten-free option for fall gatherings!

Paleo Apple Spice Cookies made with Cassava Flour

Apple, cinnamon and nutmeg come together nicely to flavor these cookies, and the sweetness of the maple syrup adds the perfect touch to the flavor profile.  These cookies taste like a breezy fall afternoon.  Or, at least, that’s what I think about when I bite into these cookies, even if the weather in Texas isn’t very fall-like yet.

Gluten-free Apple Spice Cookies

These Paleo Apple Spice Cookies will definitely be a repeat recipe this fall, I will be making these again, and again! My mouth is watering just thinking about them.  I just love eating apple-flavored dishes in the fall, and these cookies had the right amount of cinnamon, maple and nutmeg to taste like an old-fashioned fall apple-cookie!

Paleo Apple Spice Cookies - the perfect fall treat!

Apple Spice Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

These paleo Apple Spice Cookies are the perfect gluten-free treat for the fall season, with a good old-fashioned apple pie taste!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple spice cookies, cassava flour cookies, paleo apple cookies
Servings: 60 cookies
  • 1 1/2 cup cassava flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup grass-fed butter softened
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large apple diced small
  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a bowl, add the softened butter, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla and mix well.

  3. In a large bowl, add the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and mix.

  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until everything is combined.

  5. Stir in the chopped apple.

  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Drop the batter by rounded teaspoons onto the baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until they are lightly golden-brown.

  8. Place onto a cooling rack and let cool for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy! 

    Cover loosely when storing

Paleo Apple Spice Cookies made with Maple Syrup

Paleo Apple Spice Cookies with Maple Syrup


  1. OMG these sound so good! I need to make these soon!

  2. Yum! These sound perfect for fall!

  3. I love cookies so much. These apple cookies look amazing.

  4. These look divine! I eat Paleo as well and cannot wait to try them. Pinned for later!

  5. These look delicious! I love apple pie so pairing it with a cookie is brilliant! Great photos as well!

  6. I have never made a Paleo cookie recipe before. But these sound perfect for fall and really yummy!

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