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Heavenly Hunks Birthday Cake Bites (Copycat Recipe)

birthday cake heavenly hunk cookies with sprinkles

These deliciously simple birthday cake cookies are my copycat version of the delicious Heavenly Hunks birthday cake recipe.

One of my favorite store-bought sweet treats to grab are any of the Heavenly Hunk cookie flavors. But, I also love recreating some of my favorites at home, like these Heavenly Hunks Birthday Cake Bites!

Have you tried Birthday Cake Heavenly Hunks?

This recent flavor from Heavenly Hunks is so delicious, I knew I had to try to make my own version at home! And, even though this recipe is pretty spot on… I still always love grabbing a bag when I see them at places like Home Goods and TJ Maxx. 

I also recently found out some Costco stores carry Heavenly Hunks Birthday Cake Bites in addition to the Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Bites!

heavenly hunks birthday cake bites on wood cutting board with sprinkles

Birthday cake bites with diabetes

There’s many different ways to make a dessert more blood sugar friendly. Many of my recipes focus on adding additional fiber or protein. But, this recipe for Heavenly Hunks Birthday Cake Bites focuses on cutting back on sugar. 

This recipe has 3g less sugar per cookie than the originals, and about the same amount of fat, fiber, and protein. 

Because of the lack of protein and fiber in these, however, I do recommend enjoying them with a meal or with another protein and/or fiber source.

batch of heavenly hunks birthday cake bites

Copycat Heavenly Hunks Birthday Cake Bites Nutrition

Each cookie has:

  • Calories: 125
  • Total carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Sodium: 50mg
  • Total fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 5g

Heavenly hunks copycat recipe

This copycat recipe uses many of the same ingredients as the store bought version. And, you can see below for all the different ingredient swap options there are if you don’t have some of the ingredients on hand. 

The only ingredient not listed in the originals that I decided to add was vanilla extract. I noticed in the store-bought version ingredient list, they don’t use vanilla extract or any flavorings that we could easily purchase at the grocery store. But, I think the addition of vanilla extract really helps the flavor come together. You could also swap in some almond extract too for more of a wedding cake flavor.

birthday cake heavenly hunks with party decorations

Heavenly hunks birthday cake recipe ingredient swaps

If you don’t have one of the ingredients in the recipe, don’t worry… here’s several ingredient swap options!

IngredientOther ingredient options
Tapioca flourcorn starch or arrowroot starch
Brown sugargranulated sugar or granulated sugar alternative
Agave syrupmaple syrup or date syrup
Coconut oilunsalted butter
Vanilla extractalmond extract

e&c Heavenly Hunks flavors

Make sure to check out my other recipe for Copycat Heavenly Hunks Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Cookies too!

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birthday cake heavenly hunk cookies with sprinkles
These deliciously simple birthday cake cookies are my copycat version of the delicious Heavenly Hunks birthday cake recipe.
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4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword: birthday, heavenly hunks
Servings: 24 cookies
Carbohydrates: 15g


  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats use gluten free if needed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp finely ground salt
  • 1/3 cup agave syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp multi-colored sprinkles


  • Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine the oats, coconut flakes, tapioca flour, brown sugar, and salt. Pulse the mixture until all of the oats have been dissolved into a powder.
  • Next, mix in the agave syrup, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract until fully combined.
  • Remove the bowl from the food processor or blender and stir in the sprinkles by hand.

 Scoop the dough (about 1 Tbsp per cookie) into an oven-safe silicone ice cube tray. (I found one on Amazon that works great! Linked below.)
    silicone ice cube tray with heavenly hunks birthday cake bites dough
  • Bake your cookies for 12-15 minutes until they start to puff up slightly, but before they start to brown.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and let them cool for about 30 minutes. Then, gently lift the cookie bites out of the mold.
  • Once the cookies have cooled completely, store them in an airtight container for up to 7 days.


The nutrition facts presented here are estimates only. The brands you use and product types chosen can change the nutritional information presented. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients you use.
Here is the silicone ice cube tray I use! (Affiliate link)


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g
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2 Responses

  1. Hi, I am seeing so many healthy recipes these days with coconut oil in them and I am concerned about the saturated fats…especially for our best friend who now has a heart stint. Is coconut oil Ok and if not, can you recommend a good substitute? Trying to feed everyone with different tastes and different health concerns is a little stressful for me but I’m trying to learn!

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