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A plate of healthy funfetti iced birthday cake cookies on a grey plate

Birthday Cake Cookies

These Birthday Cookies are soft, chewy and perfect for Easter, spring or any time you’re craving a healthy sugar cookie. They're easy to make with almond flour, coconut flour and topped with a melted coconut butter drizzle and rainbow sprinkles and loaded with delicious birthday cake flavors. Refined sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan, grain-free with paleo and keto option.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword birthday cake cookies, funfettie, gluten free cookies, paleo cookies, vegan cookies, vegan dessert
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 9 cookies
Calories 237 kcal
Author Kelly


For the "icing" - version 1

  • 1/4 cup coconut butter , melted
  • 1/3 tsp maple syrup , or sub with Lakanto sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Alternate "icing" - version 2

  • 3 tsp powdered maple sugar OR preferred powdered sweetener
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk , plus more as needed to reach desired consistency
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • sprinkles , optional but makes them resemble "birthday cake" more


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix coconut oil and coconut sugar using a fork until combined. Stir in maple syrup and vanilla until smooth.

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  3. Add baking powder, almond flour, coconut flour and cinnamon until dough is combined. Fold in sprinkles.

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  4. Roll into nine 1.5 Tbsp sized dough balls and place on lined baking sheet. Press down each ball to form a disk.

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  5. Bake in preheated oven for 12-13 minutes. Do not overbake. Remove pan from oven and allow to cool completely. The cookies will crisp & firm up once cool.

    Top view of baked keto low carb lemon cookies on a baking sheet

Make the "Icing"

  1. Whisk together the ingredients for the desired icing. Drizzle over cooled cookies and top with more sprinkles, if desired.

    A plate of healthy funfetti iced birthday cake cookies on a grey plate
Nutrition Facts
Birthday Cake Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 4g8%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.