Famous Golden Door Jam Cookies

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Are you in the mood for tender, mouthwatering cookies filled with delicious fruit jam? Look no further because I’ve got just the thing to satisfy your cravings! These Famous Golden Door Jam Cookies are inspired by the beloved cookies from Golden Door, a wellness resort in Southern California. Let me tell you, they’re some of the tastiest cookies I’ve ever had. And the best part? My version is gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and free of refined sugar, but trust me, they’re absolutely irresistible!

Golden Door is famous for their delightful jam cookies, often welcoming guests with a plate of these treats. These cookies are chewy, tender, and naturally vegan-friendly, with a fluffy fruit jam filling. With each bite, they practically melt in your mouth. Just thinking about them makes my mouth water!

Here’s what you’ll need:

Famous Golden Door Jam Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 12


  • 1 cup Gluten-Free Flour you can also use whole wheat flour if you prefer
  • 1 cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1 cup Ground Oats
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Grape Seed or Avocado Oil
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 10- ounce Jar Fruit Jam or Spread


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, crushed almonds, oats, and cinnamon.
  • Stir in the oil, maple syrup, orange juice, and vanilla until a batter forms.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and use a cookie scoop to form either 12 large cookies or 24 small cookies.
  • Make a small dent in the center of each cookie, then add a drop of jam.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
  • Let them cool, then serve and enjoy the deliciousness!

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