Sugar-Free Cookies For Diabetics
These sugar-free cookies are a great low-carb cookie recipe with chocolate chips. They are the best guilt-free cookies if you are on a keto diet or if you are diabetic.
We all love a sweet and crispy chocolate chip cookie, right? This cookie recipe won’t blow your blood sugar level!
What Are Sugar-Free Cookies?
Sugar-free cookies are a simple, healthy cookie recipe made with no added sugar and with only low-carb ingredients such as coconut flour.
These sugar-free cookies still taste sweet because they are made with the low-GI alternative erythritol.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
This recipe tastes like real chocolate chip cookies, and it is:
- Refined Sugar-Free
How To Make Sugar-Free Cookies For Diabetics
This one-bowl food processor cookie recipe is very easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients.
- Macadamia Nuts – Macadamia nuts are very low in carbs and contain a good amount of fat. It is a great nut to use on a low-carb or keto diet, and it blends really well. You can use cashews as a replacement but be mindful of carbs! Cashews have more carbs.
- Unsweetened Desiccated Coconut – it’s essential to pick unsweetened coconut. Otherwise, the shredded coconut can contain added sugar.
- Coconut Oil – use refined coconut oil if you don’t like the flavor of coconut.
- Coconut Flour – coconut flour is a low-carb, high-fiber flour with plenty of nutrients. You can make many recipes with coconut flour, both sweet and savory, as it’s a very versatile ingredient.
- Vanilla Extract
- Sugar-free Crystal Sweetener – I love Monk fruit blended with erythritol. Check out my article on the top keto-friendly sweeteners to learn which ones are the best for sugar-free desserts.
Making Sugar-Free Cookie Dough
If you love crispy borders, moist nutty center, and melted sugar-free chocolate chips, make this recipe now!
I am using sugar-free chocolate chips, you can use either sugar-free dark chocolate or milk chocolate chips If you can’t find sugar-free chocolate chips at the store, make your own following my chocolate chip recipe.
The last option, replace the sugar-free chocolate chips with roasted cocoa nibs. It won’t melt but it doesn’t contain sugar at all and it has a strong cocoa flavor.
Coconut flour is essential in this recipe. It brings all the ingredients together to create a crunchy cookie.
Make the sugar-free cookie dough by combining all the ingredients (except for the chocolate chips) in the bowl of a food processor.
Process for about 60 to 90 seconds until a thick and sticky dough forms. Transfer the dough to a bowl and incorporate the chocolate chips with a silicone spatula.
Shape 8 cookie dough balls from the batter and place them on a baking dish lined with lightly oiled parchment paper.
Baking The Sugar-Free Cookies
Flatten the cookies with your hands to give them a classic cookie shape.
Place the baking tray in an oven preheated to 320°F (160°C) on the middle rack.
Bake the cookies for 15 to 20 minutes. You know they’re ready when they turn golden brown on the edges.
Take the baking tray out of the oven and let the cookies cool down for 5 minutes without touching them.
Transfer them to a cooling rack for another hour of cooling before enjoying them.
You can store these sugar-free chocolate chip cookies in a metallic box for up to a week.
It’s also possible to freeze them in individual containers for up to 3 months. Thaw them in the fridge overnight or pop them in a warm oven for a few minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Exact GI Of These Sugar-Free Cookies?
Unfortunately, the exact GI depends on the ingredients you chose since coconut flour and sugar-free chocolate chips can have some variation in their sugar content.
It’s quite likely to be under 50 though as the ingredients are typically under this value.
How Many Carbs Are In Sugar-Free Cookies?
Each of these cookies contains 3.5 grams of net carbs.
More Healthy Cookie Recipes
If you like diabetics-friendly cookie recipes, you’ll love these:
I hope you enjoy these cookies. Happy sugar-free baking and if you love my low-carb recipes leave me a comment!
Did You Like This Recipe?
Sugar-free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Preparation:Under 30 Minutes
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