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Gluten Free Coconut Cookies

  • Author: meredith
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12-14 minutes
  • Total Time: 54 minute
  • Yield: 32 cookies 1x


Soft homemade gluten free coconut cookies with a soft chewy texture and crispy edge.  Drizzle dark chocolate over the cookies to take them to the next level!



  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour
  • 2/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup ground unsweetened coconut
  • 4 Tablespoons tapioca flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon. baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whip your butter until fluffy and add 2 cups of sugar. Mix the butter and sugar for about 1 minutes on medium-high speed before adding the egg. Mix for one minute more.
  2. In large bowl, combine your coconut flour, favorite gluten free flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground coconut and tapioca flour.
  3. In a measuring cup, combine the coconut milk and pure vanilla.  With the mixer running on low, alternatively add the flour mixture and milk mixture until they are all gone.
  4. As soon as the dough is mixed together, drop spoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or just when the edges start to golden.
  5. Allow the cookies to sit on the pan for five minutes before moving to a cooling rack.  If desired, drizzle with dark chocolate.


These gluten free coconut cookies freeze really well!

If you prefer your cookies to be less sweet, reduce the sugar to 1 ½ cups.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: gluten free cookies, gluten free coconut cookies, soft gluten free cookies