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Coconut Cream Cookies

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These are yummy sandwich cookies with a creamy coconut filling.  Low carb, gluten free goodness!  And my favourite sugar substitute erythritol again.  You CAN eat delicious cookies without fear of the scales the next morning or a sudden sugar rush! 

I like the filling as it reinforces my love of coconut and all that is good with it!  I am using xanthan gum here for a binding agent.  I sometimes use this in my pastry recipes and purchase this from my local organic health store.  For the ground erythritol I simply process granulated erythritol in a blender until it looks like icing sugar.    I may play around with these cookies too…am thinking something ginger with either a lemon or lime filling…mmmm..

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Coconut Cream Cookies

Low carb cookies with a coconut filling
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Low carb cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 cookies
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Angela Coleby


  • 1 3/4 cups almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup erythritol, ground low carb sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 medium egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup erythritol, ground low carb sweetener
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut unsweetened


  • Preheat the oven to 170C/325F degrees.
  • Mix the almond flour, cocoa powder, erythritol, baking soda, salt and xanthan gum.
  • Add the egg, coconut oil, vanilla extract and stir until the mixture becomes a dough.
  • Roll 1 inch balls of the mixture and place on a parchment baking sheet (on a baking tray).
  • Flatten the balls out with the palm of your hand to about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Bake for about 8-10 minutes and let cool on the pan.
  • Make the filling by mixing the coconut oil and powdered erythritol. Add the vanilla, coconut milk and grated coconut until smooth.
  • Spread the mixture onto a cookie and top with another cookie to make a sandwich.


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 27g | Fiber: 4g
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  • Reply
    November 5, 2019 at 4:48 am

    I don’t see the recipe here.

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      November 6, 2019 at 8:41 am

      Recipe card finally updated!

  • Reply
    February 18, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    What is the carb count for these

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      February 18, 2016 at 5:20 pm

      Hi Donna, I’ve updated the recipe with the nutritional information. A cookie should be about 4g net carbs each.

      • Reply
        February 18, 2016 at 5:41 pm

        Thank you so much

  • Reply
    January 4, 2012 at 9:47 am

    About how many cookies does this make?

    • Reply
      Angie C
      January 4, 2012 at 9:51 am

      This should make about 8 thick ones…you could squeeze about 10 out if you made them flatter.

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