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Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies with Sprinkles

Crumbly, buttery vanilla bean sugar cookies with a hint of coconut. These roll out well, cut, and bake up beautifully anytime you want a special treat.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 62kcal
Author Marye


  • 1 1/3 cup Almond Flour
  • 1/3 cup Coconut Flour
  • 1/3 cup Erythritol or Xylitol
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 vanilla bean split.
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Colored Sugar

  • 1/2 cup Xylitol
  • food color Few drops - of choice


  • Add the pieces of vanilla bean and the butter to a microwaveable dish.
  • Microwave until melted.
  • Set aside for at least 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 275F.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment or silpat sheet.
  • Whisk the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl
  • Remove the vanilla bean from the butter and scrape the seeds back into the butter.
  • Beat the egg in a small bowl and add the cooled butter and vanilla bean seeds.
  • Stir in the vanilla and stevia powder.
  • Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until the dough comes together.
  • Place waxed paper on the counter. If you dampen the counter underneath it won't slip.
  • Gather the dough up into a ball and flatten it on the waxed paper.
  • Place another sheet of waxed paper over the top and roll the dough between the two sheets of waxed paper.
  • When it is a little under 1/8 inch thick remove the top layer of waxed paper and cut out the shapes of your choice.
  • Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  • Bake at 275F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden and firm.
  • Let cool completely.

Colored Sugar

  • Mix the Xylitol and food coloring until it is evenly colored.
  • Let dry for at least an hour.
  • Store in a dry, airtight container.


Carb count does not include sugar alcohols. Sugar alcohols are approximately 3.5 grams. Nutritional information is meant as a guide.


Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.3mg