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Sugar Free German Chocolate Cookies
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4.5 from 12 votes

Sugar Free German Chocolate Cookies

Sugar Free German Chocolate Cookies, a delicious chocolate cookie with optional frosting that is made without added sugar.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: cookies, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Search Result: baked, cookies, German chocolate, homemade, pizza recipe, sugar free
Servings: 12


  • 2 ¼ cups Flour - see post for alternatives
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • tsp Salt - can omit if using salted butter
  • 17 tbsp Butter - room temperature, that is 1 cup plus one tablespoon of butter.
  • 1 cup Surkin Gold -see post for alternatives
  • 1 cup Splenda -see post for alternatives
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs -at room temperature
  • German Chocolate Frosting -optional, see post for recipe or, use sugar free chocolate chips, coconut, and pecans, see post for details.


  • Preheat your oven to 375 and prep two cookie or baking sheets with parchment paper or use baking mats for nonstick.
    parchment lined cookie sheet
  • In a medium mixing bowl, use a whisk or a fork to mix together the flour, baking soda, salt and unsweetened cocoa powder until just blended. Set this bowl aside.
    cocoa powder whisk
  • Next, in a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter with the brown sugar alternative and the white sugar alternative. Then mix in the eggs and vanilla extract until just combined. Add the dry ingredients from the first bowl to the mixing bowl. Mix this slowly until just blended, avoiding over mixing. If you will not be adding the frosting to these cookies, you can fold in the sugar free chocolate chips, coconut, and pecans.
    combine ingredients
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop 12 cookies per baking rack leaving space between as these cookies will spread while baking. Bake for 10-12 minutes then allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for five minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Allow the cookies to fully cool before topping with the German Chocolate Frosting.
    Sugar Free German Chocolate Cookies

Recipe Notes

Please note that nutritional information does not include German Chocolate Frosting or optional ingredients.
I mentioned that this recipe calls for sugar alternatives.
Please use granular sugar alternatives that measure 1:1 with sugar and that can be baked with for best results.
This recipe calls for Sugar Free German Chocolate Frosting.
You can find the recipe for Sugar Free German Chocolate Frosting here. if you are not frosting these cookies you can try adding sugar free chocolate chips, unsweetened flaked or shredded coconut, and chopped pecans. Use ½ to one cup of each, stirring or folding them in before scooping the cookies onto the baking sheet.
*Please check the nutritional labels to assure that you are sticking to your diet restrictions for any substitutions used.
- see post for alternatives
Please see recipe post for further details on this recipe.
Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that are used.
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Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg
Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!

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