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Lemon Coconut Cookies

Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: family friendly recipe, gluten free low carb recipes, Low carb cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 20 Cookies
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A chewy lemon coconut cookie that is low carb, gluten free and egg free.
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  • 4 oz Cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup Butter, unsalted softened
  • ½ cup Erythritol or sugar substitute
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Desiccated coconut unsweetened
  • 1 Lemon - juice & rind
  • 2 cup Almond flour


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • In a bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese and erythritol (or sugar substitute of choice).
  • Add the lemon juice and rind. Beat until smooth.
  • Add the desiccated coconut, almond flour and salt and beat until combined. The mixture will be sticky.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Using damp hands make a walnut sized ball from the dough and place on the baking tray. Press down gently with either your hands or the back of the spoon into a cookie shape.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden BUT flip the cookies over gently and carefully halfway through cooking. Reshape if need be as they will be very delicate.
  • Cool and store in the fridge to firm.


Makes 20 cookies
Nutritional Info per cookie: 144 Calories, 14g Fat, 3g Protein, 4g Total Carbs, 2g Fibre, 2g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Fiber: 2g