Although it's fun to participate in holiday baking traditions, it can wreak havoc on your healthy routine, as most of the cookies that surround us are loaded with white flour, sugar and bad-quality fats. These moist coconutty and deeply chocolatey cookies include a combination of good fats from almonds, coconut and coconut oil and will satisfy your urge to join in on the baking festivities.
Recipe courtesy of Amy Chaplin
Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
Twenty-two 2-inch cookies
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
Twenty-two 2-inch cookies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. Add the shredded coconut and oats to a food processor, and grind until fine. Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl. Add the almond meal, oat flour, baking powder, salt, cocoa powder and maple sugar, and stir well. Drizzle in the melted coconut oil, and stir until combined. Stir in the maple syrup and vanilla. Let sit for 20 minutes. 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Once the cookie batter is no longer sticky, mix in the coconut flakes and chocolate. Shape the batter into rough 2-inch mounds, place them on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes. 

Remove the cookies from the oven, and let cool. They will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

Cook's Note

Almond meal can become lumpy when stored in the freezer. Instead of trying to break up the pieces by hand, simply grind the flour along with the shredded coconut and rolled oats.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Double Chocolate Silk Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Quick Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Peanut Butter-Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Crispy-Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking