These sweet + cakey Lemon Drop Cookies are bright with lemon flavor, with a touch of maple sweetness and a deliciously chewy texture. They’re paleo, vegan, refined sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and you would NEVER know because they’re amazing + have such a yummy buttery flavor. I just know you’re going to love these irresistibly scrumptious little bite sized cookies.

I’ve bet you’ve guessed already, but we’ve got another lemony WINNER on our hands today you guys, and these Lemon Drop Cookies just might convert me to full loom LOVE.

As with most of my treats, I kept things really simple with these beauties and the result was simply fabulous. You don’t need a whole lot of ingredients to make good treats, guys! Only eight ingredients are needed for these gems. They couldn’t be any easier to whip up.

If you’re a lemon lover, then you’ve GOT to try these…and if you’re not, you should still try them, because maybe they’ll be the treat to change your mind! They’ve got that classic chewy cookie goodness on the inside, and a crisp little coating on the outside…so, you get the best of both worlds. Enjoy my friends! 🙂

8-Ingredient Lemon Drop Cookies

These Lemon Drop Cookies are bright with lemon flavor, with a touch of maple sweetness and a deliciously chewy texture. You're going to love these irresistibly scrumptious paleo, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan cookies. 

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Abigail


  • 1 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil *melted
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl combine almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, and sea salt. In a medium bowl combine melted coconut oil, pure maple syrup, lemon zest, and lemon extract. 

  3. Pour all wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Mix until fully combined.

  4. Scoop dough onto prepared cookie sheet 1 tablespoon at a time. Flattening each cookie with the palm of your hand. 

  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool completely before serving. Makes 15-17 mini drop cookies. Enjoy!