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Coconut Flour Cookies

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toxikon
toxikon Posts: 2,383 Member
I was craving cookies but didn't want to go calorie-crazy, so I whipped up a lighter version!

Makes 12 small cookies

Ingredients:
- 3 tbsp coconut flour
- 1 tbsp almond meal
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- pinch of salt
- 1 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
- 2 tbsp peanut butter
- 1 large egg
- 1 ripe banana

Mix all ingredients until batter is sticky. Roll into small balls on baking sheet, then press down with fork. Cook at 350 degrees until golden brown (about 20 minutes).

Nutritional Info:
The entire batch:
570 calories / 56g of carbs / 32g of fat / 20g protein / 19g fiber

Per cookie:
44 calories / 5g of carbs / 3g of fat / 2g protein / 2g fiber

They aren't super sweet, but they satisfied my sweet tooth and they're actually quite healthy! Enjoy!

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  • meagalayne
    meagalayne Posts: 3,382 Member
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    Looks like 4 yummy cookies to me! :bigsmile: Thanks!
  • SleeplessinBerlin
    SleeplessinBerlin Posts: 513 Member
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    I just baked them. They are in the oven...

    quick tip - wet your hands before forming batter into balls, wetting the fork helps too.
  • Bejede
    Bejede Posts: 191 Member
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    Bump
  • SleeplessinBerlin
    SleeplessinBerlin Posts: 513 Member
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    They are not too sweet and pretty soft. And filling!
  • GabyBaby916
    GabyBaby916 Posts: 385 Member
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    I've been using grains less and less, but I love my baked goodies.
    I've been using coconut and almond flours in a lot of different recipes and they're delish!!!

    I'll have to try these cookies soon!
  • ktully93
    ktully93 Posts: 160 Member
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    Thanks for the recipe. Will definitely make them.
  • RhineDHP
    RhineDHP Posts: 1,025 Member
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    Bump to use in the future. Have to find this elusive "Co-co-nut" flour all the kids are crazy about these days ;)
  • beacrys
    beacrys Posts: 72 Member
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    Thx!
  • lmc8774
    lmc8774 Posts: 129 Member
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    Bump - These sound really good!
  • Eat2Win
    Eat2Win Posts: 123 Member
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    thanks for sharing, will definitely jot down for the future :)
  • Pearlyladybug
    Pearlyladybug Posts: 882 Member
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    bump, Yay for gluten free baking!