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Paleo birthday cake cookies are the perfect birthday (or any day!) treat.
In my quest to cut back on sugar, I’m on a mission to make the best low-sugar treats I can find. Sometimes that includes making them, as the case with these paleo birthday cake cookies.
I want to make a disclaimer here before I go on: I used regular rainbow sprinkles in these cookies. I did some research on the paleo/low carb/low sugar variety and found that you can make them. But making them is a tedious process that doesn’t seem worth it to me. You can also buy them, but they’re expensive and the rainbow variety is not quite bright enough for my taste.
Since I’m not trying to give up sugar altogether, and I don’t have any kind of dietary restrictions, I just used one of the many jars of rainbow sprinkles I have on hand. But if you want to make them, this seems like a good resource to start.
Now, these cookies use a couple of ingredients you might not have on hand. Cassava flour and coconut sugar. Cassava flour is a great alternative flour that is not beans or nuts. It doesn’t have a weird aftertaste, so you can make things like soft tortillas with it that use a few ingredients. It’s not one that you can swap one to one with wheat flour, so you’ll need a good recipe if you’re not experienced yourself.
These cookies come out of the oven soft. So soft that you need to let them cool before you eat them or they’ll fall apart in your hands.
These are great for when you want something a little sweet but don’t want to go overboard with sugar. Not that I’ve ever done that ?
Paleo Birthday Cake Cookies
These easy to make cookies are paleo, low carb, and delicious! Perfect low sugar snack to satisfy your sweet tooth!