These Keto Coconut Cookies are easy 5-ingredient keto cookies made with coconut and almond flour.
They taste like French coconut macaroons, soft in the center, crusty outside with delicious coconut flavor, and only 3.8 grams of net carbs per large cookie.
Bonus, these cookies are also dairy-free and gluten-free.
Are Coconut Cookies Keto-Friendly?
If you are wondering if traditional coconut macaroons or coconut cookies are keto-friendly, unfortunately, the answer is no.
Like most French cookies, French macaroons are loaded with sugar from condensed milk, and they are not keto-friendly.
Why You’ll Love These Cookies
These coconut cookies taste like your favorite French macaroon cookies!
Imagine a soft, moist, and sweet cookie that melts in your mouth with a slightly crusty outside that tastes like toasted coconut.
Plus, they are large cookies with:
- Only 4 grams of net carbs
- Egg-Free Option
- Vegan Option
How To Make Keto Coconut Cookies
Keto coconut cookies are 5-ingredient sugar-free cookies with a similar taste and texture to French coconut macaroon.
They are also gluten-free, dairy-free, and can be made egg-free for people on a keto vegan diet.
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This keto coconut cookies recipe is a very easy keto cookies recipe.
A 1-bowl recipe with only 5 ingredients for a quick keto snack. All you need to make these coconut macaroon style cookies are:
- Almond flour – fine almond flour or almond meal, both work well in this recipe. Learn how to choose keto-friendly flours.
- Unsweetened desiccated coconut or shredded coconut. Now, you are probably wondering if shredded coconut is keto? Well, not always some brands add sugar into it, so make sure you buy an unsweetened shredded coconut for this keto cookie recipe.
- Coconut oil – or melted butter.
- Erythritol or any sugar-free keto sweetener you like, use my keto sweetener converter to swap for a different one.
- Egg or flaxseed egg if on keto vegan. Note that the color and texture of the cookies will be very different using flax eggs.
- Vanilla – optional.
You can store the keto coconut cookies for up to 5 days in a cookie jar. It’s also possible to freeze for later.
Keep them in airtight containers in the freezer and thaw them by popping them in the oven or air fryer for a few minutes.
This is a coconut cookie recipe, so the coconut can’t be swapped, but you can make it:
- Egg-Free: make a flax egg instead by combining 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseeds with warm water.
- Coconut Oil-Free: replace the coconut oil with melted butter.
- Erythritol: replace the erythritol with any crystal sweetener such as allulose or tagatose.
Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely! Shredded coconut contains less than 1 gram of net carbs for a 2-tablespoon serving.
Shredded coconut brings a fair amount of healthy fiber, very few net carbs, and some healthy fat so it’s a healthy ingredient.
More Keto Cookie Recipes
For the keto cookies lovers you can try the following recipes:
Keto Coconut Cookies
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