CINNAMON CHOCOLATE COCONUT FLOUR COOKIES – Keto, Low Carb, Paleo, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Nut Free
I just put everything I love (cinnamon, chocolate and coconut) in these cookies! Oh, no, wait! Except for peanut butter! 😛
Coconut flour is a bit difficult to use because it’s absorbent (and can vary by brand). In order to achieve the texture that I like, I made these cookies many times. The final recipe calls for two eggs and 1/3 cup of coconut oil, but I think two eggs and 1/4 cup of coconut oil still work okay.
These cookies are very soft (almost cake-like) at room temperature. If you prefer a hard texture, please put them in a ziplock bag and store them in the freezer (or the fridge). They are delicious either way! I always store 1/3 each in the fridge, in the freezer and at room temperature.
I used a round measuring tablespoon to drop the dough onto parchment paper. I thought that round shaped cookies would look pretty! And they are pretty, aren’t they? 🙂 (I don’t have a cookie scoop! Not so popular here in Japan.)
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Cinnamon Chocolate Coconut Flour Cookies / Keto / Low Carb / Paleo / Gluten Free / Sugar Free / Nut Free
- 4 tbsp Coconut Flour
- 3 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- 1 tbsp Cinnamon
- 1 tsp Aluminum-Free Baking Powder
- 1 tbsp Stevia Powder (or 1/2 cup Other Sweetener of Choice)
- Pinch of Salt
- 2 Eggs
- 1/3 cup Melted Coconut Oil (Measure Melted) (2.5 oz / 70 g)
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1 tbsp Unsweetened Shredded Coconut (Optional)
Preheat the oven to 180 C / 350 F.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. (I use this stevia powder.)
Add the wet ingredients and mix well. Let sit for a couple minutes.
Drop one tablespoon of dough per cookie on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. (* Arrange them into a round shape with your hands if desired.)
Sprinkle the shredded coconut on top (optional).
Bake for 13 -15 minutes
Allow to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet, and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store them in the freezer (or the fridge) for a hard texture. These cookies are very soft (almost cake like) at room temperature.
Calories 72 kcal, Protein 1.6 g, Total Fats 6.5 g, Total Carbohydrates 2.5 g, Dietary Fiber 1.2 g, Sugar 0.9 g
I always use SweetLeaf Stevia Powder for baking, so even though I provide the amount of other sweetener equivalent to the Stevia in each recipe, that might end up in a different texture than mine.
Coconut four varies greatly between brands. If you feel your cookies are dry, please add more coconut oil next time.
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