Festive and fun healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies that are ready in under 20 minutes! This easy, paleo and low-carb recipe yields the fluffiest cookies perfect for a healthy Holiday dessert!
The Best Ever Healthy Soft Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
Are you a fan of sugar cookies?! Because I sure am. There is simply nothing better than a fluffy and pillow-ey sugar cookie that just melts in your mouth. And let me just tell you, these healthier sugar cookies with festive sprinkles are beyond incredible! I promise you won’t even be able to tell they are paleo, grain-free, and gluten-free! I tricked my entire family that they were the Pilsbury cookies.
I’m seriously still dreaming of these merry soft sugar cookies. Each bite takes me back to my childhood and brings a smile to my face! With the holidays around the corner, I know I’ll be baking these fun, healthy sugar cookies all the time! They truly make me want to curl up on the couch with a blanket and some hot cocoa.
Safe to say, they are truly magical and are going to be your new favorite low-carb, healthy cookie recipe for the Holidays!
Ingredients Used for Grain-Free Healthy Sugar Cookies
You’ll only need a handful, simple ingredients to get this easy dessert recipe going! You probably have most of these ingredients in your pantry already. For this paleo, easy recipe, you’ll need some maple syrup, almond flour, coconut flour, and, of course, lots of sprinkles!
- Maple syrup
- Vanilla extract
- Coconut oil, melted
- Coconut sugar
- Almond flour
- Coconut flour
- Baking soda
- Festive sprinkles
Substitution Options for Low-Carb Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
If you find yourself missing an ingredient or two, try these! I recommend substituting no more than 1-2 ingredients.
Almond flour – swap 1 for 1 with regular all-purpose flour or gluten free flour.
Coconut sugar – I recommend trying light brown sugar or regular granulated sugar here!
What You’ll Need to Make Healthy Paleo Soft Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
For this easy gluten-free recipe, you’ll only need a couple of kitchen tools making the clean up super easy! Plus you only need a few things to get you going, including a mixing bowl, banking tray and an oven. This healthy dessert recipe could not be any simpler!
- One large mixing bowl
- One large baking tray
- Parchment paper
- Stirring utensil
- A fork
- Measuring tools: 1/8 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1 teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1 cup
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How to Make the Soft Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
This recipe is so simple and really easy to make. You’ll be in and out of the kitchen in less than 25 minutes! And all you need is baking sheet, parchment paper, a mixing bowl, and an oven.
Here, I’ll walk you through the steps to make these delicious, healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies!
First, preheat your oven to 350F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, whisk egg. Then add in maple syrup, vanilla extract, melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, and salt. Mix with a spatula until fully combined.
Now, add in almond flour, coconut flour, and baking soda. Again, mix with a spatula until fully combined. Then, gently fold in whatever sprinkles you want.
Using your hands, form 16 – 20 balls (about 1.5 Tablespoons of dough) and evenly space them across the lined baking tray. Gently press down to form a cookie shape.
Bake and enjoy your delicious soft sugar cookies with festive sprinkles!
I highly recommend storing them in an airtight container at room temperature for 5 -6 days!
How to Store Extra Healthy Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
Make extra super soft healthy sugar cookies? No worries, I love to save my extras in a sealed airtight container at room temperature for 4 to 5 days or in the fridge for 5 to 6 days!
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Healthy Soft Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
- 1 egg, room temperature
- ⅓ cup maple syrup
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
- 2 Tbps coconut sugar *
- ⅛ tsp salt
- 1 cup + 6 Tbsp almond flour
- 2 Tbsp coconut flour
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ¼ cup sprinkles
- Preheat oven to 350F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk egg.
- Add maple syrup, vanilla extract, melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, and salt. Mix with spatula until fully combined.
- Add in almond flour, coconut flour, and baking soda. Mix with spatula until fully combined. Then, fold in sprinkles.
- Using your hands, form 16 - 20 balls (about 1.5 Tablespoons of dough) and evenly space them across the lined baking tray. Gently press down to form a cookie shape.
- Bake for 8 - 10 minutes, until a light golden brown.
- Let cool & enjoy!
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