Flourless Coconut Cookies (bolachinhas de côco sem farinha)


These Flourless Coconut Cookies are absolutely delicious, they combine the sweet caramel of dates, with the nutritional rich cashews to the healthy coconut omegas.

They are easy to make and only have 5 simple wholesome ingredients. Making it a perfect snack.

These healthy Flourless Coconut Cookies are vegan, gluten-free and packed with goodness.

  • 1 cup shredded coconut _ toasted*
  • 1+1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate (chips or a chopped bar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
* How to toast coconut

Place a small frying pan over medium-low heat and add the coconut. Stir all the way through the process, until the coconut begins to turn light golden brown. Then remove the coconut to a bowl or plate to cool.

Alternately, you can toast the coconut in the oven.

How to make the coconut cookies

Place the dates in the food processor, and process until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides. Then add the cashews and pulse until the mixture is combined.

Add the toasted coconut and pulse until starts to form a ball of dough.

Remove the dough from the food processor, roll the mixture into small balls, and flatten with your hands, shaping into a round cookie.

Using a chopstick poke a hole in the middle of each cookie.

Place the cookies on a sheet lined with parchment or a silicone mat and put it in the freezer to harden up a bit, while you prepare the chocolate.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave with the coconut oil and drizzle the tops of the cookies using a spoon. Place in the fridge for a few minutes to set.

  • 1 caneca de côco ralado _ torrado *
  • 1+1/2 caneca de tâmara
  • 1 caneca cajus
  • 1/3 caneca de chocolate preto (pepitas ou de barra)
  • ½ colher de chá de óleo de côco
* Como torrar o côco

Colocar o côco numa frigideira em lume médio-baixo e ir mexendo até que comece a ficar douradinho. Neste ponto retirar o côco do lume e transferir para uma tigela ou prato. 

Em alternativa, pode-se torrar o côco no forno. 

Como fazer as bolachinhas de côco 

Colocar as tâmaras no processador de alimentos e processar até que fique homogêneo, parando para raspar as paredes laterais se necessário. 

Adicionar os cajus e pulsar até que a mistura esteja combinada. De seguida, adicionar o côco torrado e pulsar até começar a formar uma bola de massa.

Retirar a massa do processador de alimentos, rolar a mistura em pequenas bolas e achatar com a mão, moldando um biscoito redondo.

Usando um pauzinho chinês, fazer um buraco no meio de cada biscoito.

Colocar as bolachinhas num tabuleiro forrado com papel manteiga ou folha num tapete de silicone. Colocar no para endurecerem um pouco, enquanto se prepara o chocolate.

Derreter o chocolate no microondas com o óleo de côco e com uma colher decorar as bolachinhas com o chocolate.

Colocar no frigorifico por alguns minutos para solidificar o chocolate.



24 thoughts on “Flourless Coconut Cookies (bolachinhas de côco sem farinha)

  1. Sophie Willan

    Thank you so much for this recipe! I have been following your blog for quite a long time but never sent a message. But I need to say that all the recipes that I tried so far have turned up AMAZING!!!
    I really like that your recipes are so easy and yet full of flavour. Thank you Sophie xx

    • Ana Rocha ??

      hoo Sophie, you just made my day, it’s so sweet of you to say that ☺️☺️ I’m really happy that you have been trying different recipes ??If you don’t mind to send me your email privately through contacts I would love to send you something special ? Love Ana xx

  2. Thomas

    I made it ?? very good! also very creative! thanks

    • Ana Rocha ??

      thanks Thomas, happy that you liked it 😉 and thanks for taking the time to leave a comment ?

  3. glasgowfoodhood

    These sound lovely! Just what I’m needing to cut low on my carbs but still enjoy my cakes ?

    • Ana Rocha ??

      they are delicious and healthy, hope you give it a go 😉 thanks for passing by

    • Ana Rocha ??

      Hello you both 🙂 thanks so much for passing by! let me know of you give it a go ?

      • Chantal Couture

        Made them! They are very good in deed! I’m eating them while writing this reply and can’t seem to stop! ? I find them sweet enough just like that so I didn’t add the chocolate. I took a picture but can’t seem possible to add it here.

        • Ana Rocha ??

          Thanks Chantal for leaving such a great feedback ? means a lot to me ? I’m really happy you like them ! Try not to eat them all today ?

  4. Dippy Dotty Girl

    These look delicious, Ana. I would possibly bake them and eat them all up in one afternoon! xx

    • Ana Rocha ??

      Hi Michelle thanks so much 🙂 your blog is great too, you have lots of great ideas for gifts 😉

  5. IQ

    Wow, you have some serious output! How do you manage to post often? ?

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