Clean Eating Waffle Iron Spice Cookies Recipe

Waffle Iron Spice Cookies Recipe

These lovely cookies are a unique way to spread the gingerbread joy this season!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Calories 2837 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1 cup creamy almond butter
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/8 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (affiliate link)
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  1. Collect all your ingredients in one area for ease of use.

    Collect all your ingredients in one place for easy cooking.
  2. Set your waffle iron to a low to medium temperature. You may have to sacrifice a test-cookie or two to get the temperature just right for these.

    Warm your waffle iron.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and whisk together until smooth. Add and adjust the flour last and as needed.

    Adjust flour as needed for consistency.
  4. If the batter is too runny, add about 1/4 cup flour at a time, mixing well after each addition, until you have a thicker batter. You want it to be scoopable.

    A perfect batter for these Waffle Iron Cookies (With Holiday Spice)
  5. With a small dough or ice cream scoop, scoop small amounts of batter and place in the middle of each quarter of your waffle iron. Close the lid and cook until you have a nice golden color.

    Place dollops of dough in the center areas of the waffle squares on your waffle iron.
  6. Remove from waffle iron and cool. Flip them over to see the waffled side.

    Cook as long as needed to cook the dough completely.
  7. Sprinkle with some powdered Sucanat or coconut sugar and serve.

    A stack of these Waffle Iron Cookies sits on a white platter for serving at your holiday table.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible. Also note that this data is for the entire batch. Divide the number of cookies you end up with into this data to get the data for each cookie.

Nutrition Facts
Waffle Iron Spice Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 entire batch)
Calories 2837 Calories from Fat 1323
% Daily Value*
Fat 147g226%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 186mg62%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 2506mg72%
Carbohydrates 352g117%
Fiber 43g179%
Sugar 221g246%
Protein 75g150%
Vitamin A 270IU5%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 1026mg103%
Iron 15.6mg87%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.