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Peanut Butter Cacao Nib Coconut Flour Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

Are you looking for an alternative to chocolate chip cookies? These peanut butter coconut flour cookies are easy, healthy, delicious, require just one bowl and make a perfect recipe for trying out cacao (cocoa) nibs! Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Refined sugar-free cookies that are perfectly chewy and oh so TASTY!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Sweets
Cuisine: Gluten-Free
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 dozen (12) cookies
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tbs coconut sugar
  • 2 tbs coconut flour
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tbs honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup cacao nibs + 3tbs for topping


  • In a large mixing bowl combines all ingredients except for cacao nibs.
  • Mix until a smooth batter forms.
  • Fold in 1/2 cup cacao nibs.
  • Cover bowl and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  • Using a tablespoon scoop out 12 rounded tablespoon portions of dough.
  • Roll into balls and place on your parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle with your 3 tbs cacao nibs.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until bottoms and edges are just turning golden.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool completely before serving.
  • Enjoy!



Please refer to the 'Tips' section above in post for valuable information.
Find more Coconut Flour Cookie Recipes.
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Also see: Coconut Sugar Substitutes.
Also see: Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 321mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g