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!