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Almond Flour Shortbread Cookies

Don't give up cookies when you are on the Keto diet. My almond flour shortbread cookies recipe are divine. And they are low carb cookies! 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: English
Keyword: Almond Flour, Cookie, Keto, Low Carb
Servings: 20 Cookies
Calories: 168kcal
Author: Mr. Golightly

Ingredients

  • 225 g almond flour
  • 225 g unsalted butter softened
  • 110 g coconut flour
  • 110 g Swerve
  • 2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the almond and coconut flour, the xanthan gum, and the salt together in one bowl. I sifted them to make sure everything was smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, cream the butter and the swerve together until completely combined.
  • Mix the dry ingredients with the creamed butter and combine.
  • Form the dough into a ball. The almond flour has no gluten, and although it's helped by the xanthan gum, it still will be a little bit crumbly.
  • Once you form it into a ball, use a rolling pin to gently roll the dough out. It may need some reshaping to maintain consistency.
  • Once it is rolled out to a quarter into in thickness, use a knife or a cake scraper to cut out the cookies into triangles.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • Place the cookies onto a cookie sheet on a baking tray and bake for 12 minutes.
  • Take them off the baking sheet and set on a rack to cool completely before adding any toppings. 

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.6mg