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26 Best Coconut Flour Cookie Recipes (All Types)

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Coconut flour is a popular ingredient for baking since it is gluten-free and keto. The range of coconut flour cookie recipes out there shows this. You can find coconut flour shortbread cookies, 3 ingredient coconut flour cookies, and coconut flour chocolate chip cookies.

Since you can eat coconut flour raw, there are also coconut flour cookies with no eggs and coconut flour cookie dough that can be eaten without baking it. Here are plenty of tasty and healthy coconut flour recipes in this recipe roundup, so you can treat yourself well with coconut flour desserts.

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This is an eight-ingredient recipe for Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies that is fast to put together. Simply mix the wet ingredients including coconut oil with the dry ingredients starting with coconut flour. Honey is used to sweeten these healthy cookies. The use of vanilla and chocolate adds a great balance of dessert flavor that you expect in a cookie treat.

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For a clever, easy-to-eat cookie alternative, go with this Dairy-Free Coconut Flour Cookie Dough. Using only seven ingredients allows you to make this in a flash. This coconut flour can be eaten raw as there are no raw eggs or grains that require heat for safe eating.

It is also a paleo, gluten-free, and vegan recipe as you are not using honey for the sweetener. You use a combination of coconut flour and almond flour along with maple syrup and shredded coconut flakes for added chew factor.

Coconut Flour Cookies

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Here we go in another direction with the use of butter for the fat with these Coconut Flour Cookies by The Big Man’s World. This cookie recipe uses coconut flour with eggs to make a basic cookie

dough. The choice of sweetener means you can make this sugar-free if you prefer. This also has the option of adding chocolate chips to make a more exciting cookie.

Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookies

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The next recipe in this roundup comes from Bob’s Red Mill, which is a popular brand of coconut flour. These Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookies contain a blend of organic coconut flour plus white rice flour and potato starch for a full-bodied texture.

The cookies get their flavor from sliced almonds and vanilla extra, while the use of non-hydrogenated margarine makes them fluff up nicely when baking. All in all, this makes a solid basic sugar cookie that can be upgraded with the use of chocolate chips, nuts, or other add-ins.

Coconut Flour Cookies

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If you are looking for a cookie recipe that only contains coconut flour, these Coconut Flour Cookies by the infamous Chocolate Covered Katie are a home run. Using coconut flour plus flax eggs and your choice of vegan sweetener also makes this a vegan recipe.

You can opt to add chocolate chips if you are looking to change the flavor profile. Mixing and baking take less than 30 minutes, so you can bake these in the mornings even for taking to school or work.

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Here is another recipe that takes the previous version of these coconut flour cookie recipes and minimizes it. The Coconut Mama uses only three ingredients here including coconut flour, coconut oil, and honey.

Mix these together and bake in less than 10 minutes while avoiding burning the edges. Easy enough and healthy to boot, this energetic cookie dough should be left to cool before removing from the pan to prevent crumbling.

3 Ingredient Coconut Flour Shortbread Cookies

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Another triple ingredient recipe is the 3 Ingredient Coconut Flour Shortbread Cookies. The Conscious Plant Kitchen uses coconut flour, coconut oil, and maple syrup to form its cookie dough. The trick to these involves forming a log of dough that must be refrigerated before slicing.

From there, the cookies can also be upgraded to look like black and white cookies dipped in dark chocolate and white chocolate on each side. According to the website, these cookies also freeze well enough that you can thaw them out for instant treats.

Best Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Coconut flour is recommended in these Best Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies. That along with whole eggs and backing soda holds these cookies together. Chocolate chips are included and can be vegan or dairy-free to meet your dietary needs.

These are also gluten-free to satisfy that dietary requirement if need be. The cookies bake up brown, which is something that not all of the desserts on this recipe roundup do, mainly due to the coconut. It’s a hard thing to brown a coconut-based product without burning it!

Coconut Flour Cookies

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These Coconut Flour Cookies are the bee’s knees! All the coconut flour in this cookie recipe gives you a great rise on the cookie dough. The use of chocolate chips is optional, and if you want to keep this dairy-free and soy-free, choose the Enjoy Life brand.

The cookies contain both eggs and honey, so these are not going to fulfill that vegan requirement if you are taking these to a potluck or party. However, all of the seven ingredients that are needed are things you will have in your pantry if you are basically stocked.

Coconut Flour Shortbread Cookies

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Here is another recipe that will wet your whistle for a sweet treat and offers substantial satisfaction. The Coconut Flour Shortbread Cookies are all about that gluten-free, low-carb lifestyle while still maintaining that cookie texture. Get yourself into ketosis the healthy way as you still enjoy those sweet treats every now and again.

These cookies get the rolling treatment like they are the Cadillac of Coconut Flour Cookies. Slice and bake for a feel-good recipe that your entire family will enjoy. Dip these shortbread cookies into melted dark and white chocolates to create that classic Black and White Cookie that everyone loves.

Coconut Flour Cookies

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These Coconut Flour Cookies by Flippin Delicious are something to be admired for their egg-free consistency. You are also getting some of those beloved chocolate chips in this one. No gluten, refined sugar, grains, or dairy also means these cookies score top marks for health and wellness.

Whether you are taking cookies to a classroom with a food allergy sufferer, or you simply want to upgrade your gluten-free baking days, this is a cookie recipe to go to. You do still get the coconut and almond thanks to the addition of almond flour here, so that’s something to consider if you have nut allergies.

Coconut Flour Butter Cookies

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Food and Wine has a recipe for Coconut Flour Butter Cookies that is divine. They take the shortbread classics and upgrade those with the use of a whole stick of butter for a single batch of cookies. This use of butter adds that rich buttery flavor you have come to expect.

Of course, this also adds a whole lot of fat and calories, so these are not diet cookies. However, if you need to increase your fat intake and want to boost your energy levels, this cookie has honey, egg, coconut flour, and vanilla to provide a steady stream of nutrition.

Perfect Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Here we have a recipe that includes an unexpected sweetener not found in the rest of these recipes. You are getting the boost of brown sugar to add some unique flavor to this cookie dough.

The brown sugar with coconut flour browns up quite nicely to boot! Roll this cookie dough into balls and allow the chocolate chips to melt while baking. This makes a great-looking chocolate chip cookie recipe that wins over gluten-free dieters.

You could change out the eggs in place of a flaxseed egg for a vegan recipe, along with the use of vegan butter.

Gluten Free Apricot Hazelnut Cookies

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King Arthur shares this recipe for Gluten-Free Apricot Hazelnut Cookies that sort of wins the internet. Weee! This recipe contains twice the amount of butter compared to the Coconut Flour Butter Cookies we previously reviewed. The cookies also require the use of powdered sugar, which is not the typical sweetener in the cookie doughs on this list.

That makes for a fancier cookie baking experience, and it goes well with the use of hazelnuts and dried apricots. The result, thanks to the use of orange juice for liquid sugar, is a super flavored cookie that uses both coconut flour and your choice of another gluten-free flour.

Soft Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

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A recipe for Soft Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies sends off expectations for fluffy goodness. But does this recipe deliver and how so? From the photo session of these freshly baked morsels, they do rise and show off their soft texture. Moisture appears to be the key here.

The recipe also uses the spoon into the measuring cup method to get just the right amount of flour. By balancing the right amounts of wet to dry ingredients, you are able to also get a very fluffy and softly baked chocolate chip cookie made with coconut flour.

Easy Gluten Free Coconut Flour Cookies

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Are Easy Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Cookies just as simple as the name suggests? For starters, this recipe does not depend on the use of chocolate chips to get its point across. That’s a winner for folks who are allergic to chocolate.

This recipe also does not use almond flour but you do toss in a tablespoon of almond milk, which can be changed if you have a nut allergy.

This recipe is also unique in the addition of a low-carb sugar substitute, at the rate of three-fourths of a cup. That’s going to make for a different flavor and texture of cookie depending on your choice of sugar substitute.

No Egg Cookies

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No Egg Cookies by Low Carb Yum are another dietary winner for those who want to eat certain foods. Here you have a very short list of ingredients—coconut flour, ghee or coconut oil, Choc Zero Honest Syrup, and sea salt. The combination of these four simple ingredients when baked transforms into a healthy cookie without chocolate or nuts.

Gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free if you choose to use coconut oil, and grain-free, this is a winner for allergen-free desserts. They only take 10 minutes to toss together and nine minutes to bake as well—super fast for a warm breakfast treat as you are running out the door!

3 Ingredient Coconut Flour Shortbread

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Here we have another keto cookie recipe, the 3 Ingredient Coconut Flour Shortbread by Power Hungry. Vegan and free of grains, this is a fast and frugal cookie that works well as a shortbread. Again, like all shortbread cookies, you have a lot of surfaces with which to play for decorations.

Shortbread holds up to chocolate drizzles quite well to give these an extra boost of flavor and for visual enhancements. All you need to bake up a batch of these cookies is coconut flour, coconut sugar, and coconut oil. Yes, that’s a lot of coconuts, so expect to be tasting like a coconut tree by the time you are done and eating them.

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Here is a raw vegan cookie dough recipe that you do not have to bake to enjoy! Perfect for beachside retreats and lakeside resorts, this is a super healthy recipe for a cookie. Since it is plant-based cookie dough, there are no eggs or dairy products. You are also getting paleo, keto, gluten-free, and nut-free cookie dough.

Taking only five minutes to put together, this cookie dough features coconut flour and sunflower seed butter for the base. Toss in your choice of sweetener based on your dietary lifestyle along with coconut oil and you are done.

The Best Keto Coconut Flour Cookies

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Here by the Sugarfree Londoner are The Best Keto Coconut Flour Cookies. Are they really? You be the judge! The cookie recipe calls for an interesting mix of just five ingredients.

The trick appears to be mixing these with a fork to avoid flattening the cookies before baking them. I will say, the cookies are super fluffy looking in the photos, and are more like the standard vanilla wafer cookies that I grew up using for Southern-style banana pudding.

That being said, this looks like a fabulously soft cookie recipe. The author here does a weird thing, too, she uses a ball of cookie dough to cut out the cookies instead of a standard tube shape. That should be tried, maybe?

Keto Sugar Cookies

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Another Keto version of coconut flour cookies is this Keto Sugar Cookies recipe by the Sugarfree Londoner. They use a variety of coconut flour cookie dough for the basis of several other dessert options.

This includes low-carb almond thins and gingersnap cookies, as well as keto cinnamon cookies and chocolate chip cookies. Whether you are going low carb or keto, this recipe is a great basis for a lot of flavors to be mixed in.

Coconut Flour Shortbread Cookies

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Sweetashoney has its own version of the coconut flour cookies recipes with this Coconut Flour Shortbread Cookies. Here you start with five ingredients that are qualified as keto and gluten-free. From there the use of natural low-carb sweeteners only improves the nutritional content.

This recipe is also grain-free and therefore gluten-free for those who are trying to cut back on gluten and carbs. It’s a great recipe for kickstarting your ketosis on a keto diet plan. As the author suggests, adding cutesy sprinkles in star shapes to the finished cookies, which should be impressed with a fork for ridges, creates a fancy finished product.

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Another recipe featuring a raw edible cookie dough is this one by We are Not Martha. The Coconut Flour Cookie Dough is a combination of butter, sugar, vanilla, and milk with the use of the beloved coconut flour for the base. You can see here that we are not working with a dairy-free or sugar-free recipe.

Pretty much if you are not on a diet and you want to enjoy coconut flour in a cookie, this is going to hit those marks. Using a stand mixer will allow you to beat the ingredients, which do not include egg, allowing you to eat this raw. The more air you get into the cookie dough batter, the better it will taste in the end.

Coconut Flour Cookies

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Coconut Flour Cookies by Well Plated by Erin is another variation of what is becoming a new favorite. The coconut flour dough is blessed with the addition of peanut butter, which does a lot for the flavor and texture as well. Peanut butter plus the chocolate chips are giving this cookie a huge punch of satisfaction.

The cookies come out of the oven tall and soft as they baking soda to give it that rise. Using cinnamon and vanilla makes this chocolate and peanut butter cookie a lot more cookie-light compared to the other cookies on this recipe roundup.

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies are ready to eat in less than 20 minutes. Using just six ingredients and one bowl makes this a perfect, afterschool or before-work recipe to bake.

Go sugar-free with the use of chocolate chips made without sugar and you are fulfilling those dietary restrictions. As an added bonus, there are only 1.5 net carbs per cookie, and these are grain-free, too.

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Rounding up this recipe roundup we have Healthy Cookie Dough by 40 Aprons. The recipe has no egg, and you can use white chocolate chips for a new version of a mix-in.

The recipe also works well with the addition of cocoa powder or unsweetened shredded coconut. All you have to do to make the cookies is pour and mix! That’s it! Simple enough and you don’t even have to back them.