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A close up of a jar of easy cookie butter and a silver spoon and apple slices in the background

Easy Cookie Butter Recipe {Gluten Free, Nut Free Option!}

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: none
  • Cuisine: American


Make your own cookie butter spread with this easy gluten and nut free recipe.


  • 14 large ginger snaps, about 7 oz
  • 3 tbsp cold water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup almond milk


  1. In a food processor or blender (affiliate link) (I use my Ninja) pulse the cookies until finely ground.
  2. Add 3 tbsp cold water and pulse again until blended.
  3. Allow to rest 10 minutes.
  4. Add sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon to cookie mixture and pulse to blend.
  5. Finally, add almond milk and blend until uniform.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Keywords: cookie butter, homemade cookie butter