Almond Cookies

These crunchy almond cookies are mixed entirely in the Vitamix machine, making them a simple, go-to recipe for the holidays or throughout the year.


  • 1/2 cup (115 g) light or regular butter spread
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) egg substitute or 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup (94 g) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (90 g) whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (50 g) slivered almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Place butter spread, egg, sugar, milk and almond extract into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 4 or 5.
  5. Blend for 10-15 seconds or until ingredients are creamed. Remove the lid plug.
  6. Add flours, salt, baking soda and almonds.
  7. Blend for 10-15 seconds or until well mixed, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  8. Drop by teaspoons onto a cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.