Cookie Dough Filled Cupcakes

These gluten-free, low-calorie cupcakes are filled with egg-less cookie dough. I made these for a recipe video with Business INSIDER – watch it here!

Healthy Cookie Dough Filled Cupcake

Each cupcake is 102 calories with 3.5 g of fat, 11 g of carbs, 6 g of protein, and only 4 g of sugar!

Cupcakes (serves 12 – 102 calories 3.5 F / 11 C / 6 P)


¾ cup coconut flour

½ cup gluten-free oat flour

2 scoops protein powder

½ teaspoon each of baking powder, baking soda, and salt

2 T ground flaxseed

1/3 cup stevia

¾ cup applesauce

2 T coconut oil

2 T maple syrup

1 1/4 cup almond milk

¼ cup sprinkles (optional)


Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add wet ingredients and beat just until combined. Fold in sprinkles. Bake in a greased muffin tin at 350 F for 17-20 minutes. Allow to cool, and scoop out a hole in each cupcake for the cookie dough.

Egg-less Cookie Dough Filling (serves 12 – 109 calories 4 F / 17 C / 2 P)


1/2 cup coconut flour

1/2 cup gluten-free all purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground flaxseed

¼ teaspoon salt

1/4 cup maple syrup

3/4 cup almond milk

1/2 cup chocolate chips


Combine all dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and stir until a thick dough forms. Fold in chocolate chips. Form into 12 balls. Place a ball of cookie dough into each cupcake. Frost with frosting of choice (check out The Healthy Cake Cookbook for lots of healthy frosting recipes!)

For tons more healthy dessert recipes, I have two e-cookbooks: The Healthy Cake Cookbook and The Healthy Cookie Cookbook available here.






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