Healthy Soft Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

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!

healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies

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!

healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies

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!

  • Egg
  • Maple syrup
  • Vanilla extract
  • Coconut oil, melted
  • Coconut sugar
  • Salt
  • 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!

healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies

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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healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies

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!

healthy soft sprinkle sugar cookies

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


  • Author: Tati Chermayeff
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 20 cookies 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

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!


Ingredients

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  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 Tbps coconut sugar *
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup + 6 Tbsp almond flour **
  • 2 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk egg.
  3. Add maple syrup, vanilla extract, melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, and salt. Mix with spatula until fully combined.
  4. Add in almond flour, coconut flour, and baking soda. Mix with spatula until fully combined. Then, fold in sprinkles. 
  5. 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.
  6. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes, until a light golden brown.
  7. Let cool & enjoy!

Notes

* Substitute coconut sugar with light brown sugar or white sugar.

** Substitute almond flour with any gluten-free or all-purpose flour.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: healthy cookies, healthy cookie, sugar cookie, healthy sugar cookie, sprinkles, sprinkle cookie, healthy sprinkle cookies, festive cookies, festive sugar cookies, dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, paleo cookie, paleo sugar cookies, gluten free sugar cookies, dairy free sugar cookies, healthy dessert, Christmas cookies, Christmas sugar cookies

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  • Maggie
    Posted at 19:11h, 05 December Reply

    These were DELICIOUS and so easy to make.

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 09:48h, 27 December Reply

      Hi Maggie! I am so excited that you loved this recipe; these are my favorite sugar cookies!

  • Airi
    Posted at 03:48h, 07 December Reply

    These were the perfect texture and the flavor was IMPECCABLE. My family also loved them so much that they were all gone by the end of the day.!

  • Janet Fetter
    Posted at 20:58h, 13 December Reply

    So soft, hard to believe they are dairy free!!!

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 09:56h, 27 December Reply

      Janet, so happy to hear that you loved these sugar cookies. I couldn’t agree more with you, they are just so soft and delicious!

  • Kealy P
    Posted at 21:24h, 20 December Reply

    My new favorite Christmas cookie recipe!!! How are these gluten-free and healthy!?

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 10:04h, 27 December Reply

      Kealy, so happy to hear this! I love these soft sugar cookies. They are to die for.

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