Soft and chewy Coconut Flour Lemon Cookies

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These coconut cookies, which come together in less than 30 minutes, are made with a simple coconut flour base. Not only are they Paleo, but they’re vegan, dairy-free, grain-free and gluten-free! Soft and chewy Coconut Lemon Cookies are the perfect addition to your baking for an easy everyday snack!

Serves: 15

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • 1 t lemon or vanilla extract
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • ¼ t salt
  • ½ t baking powder
  • ½ t baking soda
  • 1 egg

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine coconut oil, coconut milk, egg, lemon extract, lemon juice, lemon zest and maple syrup.
  3. In a separate small bowl, sift the coconut flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. Be sure to remove any lumps and evenly disperse the baking powder and baking soda.
  4. Slowly fold the flour mixture into the liquid mixture. Be careful to not over mix.
  5. Divide the batter into 15 balls, using your hands to roll them.
  6. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet. Flatten the balls into cookies using the palm of your hand or bottom of a glass.
  7. Bake at 325F for 12-15 minutes until edges are slightly browned.
  8. Remove from the oven and carefully transfer to a wire baking rack to cool.
  9. Keep cookies in a sealed container in the refrigerator to maintain freshness.
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