There's nothing quite like a classic sugar cookie. The problem is, the vast majority are made with far too much butter and sugar. If you crave a delectable sugar cookie, but also want a recipe that doesn’t sacrifice flavor for health, switch up your go-to and opt for coconut oil sugar cookies made with agave! This alternative not only tastes great, but is much better for you, as well. Healthy sugar cookies are few-and-far between, especially when purchasing products that are highly processed. Instead, make your own, with this popular sugar cookie recipe from BetterBody Foods!
If you are trying to make better food choices, while still satisfying that seemingly constant sweet tooth, agave and coconut oil sugar cookie recipes are the perfect solution. By replacing refined white sugar with agave and butter with coconut oil, this recipe is sure to hit all the marks, delivering both taste and health benefits.
This ingredient is the perfect replacement for sugar, honey, or syrup. Being 1.5 to 2 times sweeter than sucrose, you can use less, while still achieving the same result. Best of all, this replacement is low-glycemic, allowing you to minimize spikes in blood sugar.
Here are some of the reasons why you should consider using agave in this recipe and others:
The addition of coconut oil offers added benefits that many have started taking advantage of in recent years. It is a tasty alternative to margarine, butter, or Crisco, making it a very versatile ingredient.
When it comes to organic coconut oil, some of the health benefits include:
Whether you're looking to make healthy sugar cookies for your family, or simply want to treat yourself to homemade cookies that are a little better for you, this agave and coconut oil sugar cookie recipe is guaranteed to please!
6 Tbsp BBF Organic Agave
2 Tbsp milk
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 tsp pure lemon flavoring
2 Cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 Cup BBF Virgin Organic Coconut Oil