I left them on the tray until they were cool, topped with some sukrin gold and coconut cream caramel and finished the lot off with some sugar free chocolate. You can add an egg next time if you want to, but the texture is much more shortbread-like and crispy if you omit it. So easy, so tasty, these will make being on keto that much easier! Thank you! They are so good! You may need to turn off your browser’s ‘Reader Mode’ to be able to view it. Success! Sifting your almond flour and coconut flour will help give a lighter and flaky cookie that will totally melt in your mouth and helps if you want to make the best keto sugar cookies. Cannot see in my recipe. I just want the recipe! It could be that the dough wasn’t mixed well enough? If you can’t find it, feel free to use the ‘Jump to Recipe’ button at the top of the page. I expected them to fall apart, but they didn’t! Technically erythritol is a little less sweet than sugar, but it’s pretty close, so you can convert it pretty much the same way (or maybe just add another teaspoon or so). Just made my first, but definitely not last, batch of these. Just wondering about the shortbread cookies…How many does it make? Lastly, because we’ve been making our own almond milk and have a lot of leftover almond meal, I used 1 cup almond flour and 1 1/2 cups almond meal. It has 6g total carbs and 3g fiber, making it 3g net carbs. And, best of all, our friends, who have never liked my sugar-free desserts, loved them! Softened butter binds … They do taste a little better in the first few days than toward the end, but they don’t go bad. That’s a huge amount of stevia powder, especially for just 18 cookies! I’m so glad to find a low carb cookie I can eat and enjoy! The cooling sensation of the erythritol overpowered the buttery aspect that defines a shortbread cookie. Love these. Nutrition info does not include optional chocolate dip and pecans. Keto Zucchini Chocolate Chips Cookies… Have a great day! The texture and flavor will be a little different but should still be fine. Your recipes are so good. It will crumble in your hand! Thank you for all your great recipes!! I did add 1/2 tsp of almond extract (suggested from a review I read) and it made it even better! Use a hand mixer to mix your butter and sweetener together. I tried this recipe and thought that 1/2 cup Stevia sounded like waaay too much since it’s quite concentrated. I added conversion amounts for various sweeteners to the notes in the recipe card. It almost makes it feel like a new house. Using electric beaters, whisk the egg white until thickened. Thanks for sharing this recipe! Add 1/4 tsp almond extract! These look simple and tasty! I don’t know if the conversion is the same as for granulated type. Almond flour is a simple refined flour substitute for more wholesome paleo cookies and other low carb desserts. Most things I’ve made taste like cardboard but these absolutely tastes like they looked!!! Best wishes! Oops, used powdered sweetener. Hey!!!!! Thanks! My cookie crumbled (sorry I couldn’t resist). I added Pyure to the list of conversions in the Notes section on the recipe card. I updated the amounts on the recipe card. Two tiny “doonks” of stevia sweeten my shakes. Hi Muna, You don’t need a cookie scoop to make these cookies. That’s a big difference! So while researching I came across this recipe, so fast and easy and delicious! For this delectable almond flour sugar cookies recipe, you want to use: Hazelnut cookies sound delicious! Will the cheesecake filling turn the cookie crust too mushy?? Really like that they are low carb and gluten free. I LOVE shortbread cookies and these are easy, delicious and did I already say bomb! Hi Darlene, You could use less sweetener if you’d like, or another sweetener if you have a different one you prefer. These cookies are easy, quick, and phenomenal!!! I’m adding this recipe to my own repertoire of cookies. I look forward to trying others in the future. That could have been the cause. Want these flavored with almond flavor and keto brown sugar? Say, may I follow the directions in this recipe, but then press the crumbs directly into the pan I’m using and bake it at the same temperature, then pour the prepared filling into it? This looks amazing! Thank you, Susan! That would require more sweetener, of course. Enjoy the shortbread! I am so happy to hear that, Bobbie! Try omitting a tablespoon of butter and see if you get a better result. I didn’t add patience to my ingredients so I tried to eat them while they were still hot, which, as predicted, made them crumble everywhere. They tasted so much like the spritz cookies I used to make with my grandma every Christmas. Absolutely delicious!! I’m sure they will be a staple for me as I continue on my keto journey. We try to be accurate, but feel free to make your own calculations. And then, your shortbread keto cookies won’t have that perfect shortbread crumb… so do it gradually. I am new to Keto and was happy to find a recipe for baked goods that is actually good. I wanted my cookies to spread so I could make millionaire shortbread with them and so I used very very soft butter. Truvia has been added to the list. I’m an experienced cook and baker and do not need all that extraneous information. Hi Kathy, Butter won’t set hard like coconut oil will. I have made these cookies before and they turned out wonderful! I made it as directed with a sweetener called LUV – a mix of stevia and chicory root. . The final cookie was delicious except for the weird cooling feeling that I think comes from the sweetener. Yesterday I made your Raspberry cream cheese short bread cookies and a 1/2 egg was added to the short bread portion (the other half egg was used in the cream cheese filling). For example, if I drink water right after, it has a slight sweet/cool taste. Is the serving size for 1 cookie? Awesome recipe, I used almond flour and truvia with chocolate chips and they turned out AWESOME! Hi Sue, Sorry to hear that they weren’t for you. Yay! Hi. Net Carb/Cookie ~1.5g. =). Create a free account to save your favourites recipes and articles! These are very easy to make. Along with the amount? Thought next time I could use lemon zest. 4) I bake them for 14 minutes b/c I like a slightly brown bottom and edge. Dividing that by 18 cookies, we get 30/18 = 1.7g net carbs per cookie. Totally making them tomorrow , Have you worked much with lupin flour? I used a monk fruit/erythritol blend sweetener because it was all I had and they had just the right amount of sweetness. Thanks for a great easy treat! Pressed them into a pyrex and cut squares. I can’t get it can I use swede instead. That being said, you can add an egg if you’d like which would help with that also. I’m gonna have to cook more again soon lol It is so easy and quick to prepare wow. How fun to get new furniture and carpet. They taste like real cookies. I absolutely love, love, love these cookies, and I know my gluten free friends are gonna feel the same way! I’ve tried to use the prescribed amount, but the almond flour stays powdery and I can’t form them into circles. . I’m looking forward to trying it! Also, because the air doesn’t conduct heat as well, the butter and sweetener in the cookies melts more slowly during baking. Hi Carol, Please turn off Safari Reading Mode and they should show up. I love the idea of so few ingredients. And add more vanilla for flavor? Some bags say 9 total carbs; some say 6 total carbs (per 1/4 cup). Wonder if I can color stevia with food coloring…baked 14 minutes as we like them a little browned. Hi Carol, Yes, the shortbread cookie will make a great crust! I would prefer them to have a bit more crumb so next time will probably bake them a couple more minutes. Thank you, Kristy! They remind me of biscotti a little. They weren’t crumbly, they were just perfect! Hi Beatrice, Yes, swede is another name for rutabaga. Lastly, I increased the cooking time to 14 minutes, but that could just be our oven. I love shortbread and missed having Walkers cookies on Keto. Hi Hafizah, These can sit at room temp for up to a week. I'm Maya Krampf - cookbook author, recipe developer, meal plan creator, writer, photographer, and keto advocate. I am just in the process of making these short breads (one batch in the oven) and was wondering why no egg was included in this recipe. Perfect! Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe – I look forward to trying more of your recipes as we continue our low-carb adventure. Hi Sue, Sorry, this recipe requires a granulated sweetener. Really enjoying these cookies. Of course, if it’s summer or you’ve been cooking a lot, you’ll need less time. Thank you so much! This was the first time I tried baking anything keto and they came out ok. I added it to the list in the recipe card. Hi, Can I use liquid stevia for this? It’s not as crisp, but the flavors and texture are still there. Yes, it was an error – 3 tbsp + 1 tsp was for Truvia. I don’t want to print 15-20 pages of comments, tips, suggestions, and unnecessary how-tos! Can you please confirm? Click on the times in the instructions below to start a kitchen timer while you cook. Hi these look great. Have a great day! I did them with xylitol, and they turned out great. YES, also email me a printable keto food list (over 230 foods)! I do sometimes find bitterness when using stevia, but don’t detect any with erythritol, which is what I used for the original recipe. Omfg thank you so much! I made these cookies and they came out amazing. Line a large baking sheet with parchment … Salted butter is recommended. This is the first time I have used erythritol and in my opinion, the recipe calls for way too much. I tried these with about 1/4c coconut sugar and 1/4 c baking Stevie and the wlsweetness was perfect, I added sugar free choc. I am so glad you liked them, Carole! These have become my favorite cookies! (the other sweeteners really throw my insides into a tailspin. ) Low Carb Coconut Chip Cookies; Keto chocolate chip cookies with a delicious coconut twist. Would the amount be different for stevia, Splenda, or THM Gentle Sweet? If you can, I recommend trying this recipe with allulose. I’ve just made these with trivia and I used 1/2 cup coconut flour and 2 cups almond flour,just to give them a bit of a coconut taste. I just made these and they are so yummy! Would using monk fruit sweetener change that. Get 50 classic, easy keto recipes for your holiday table this year, including main dishes, sides, desserts, and more! The texture is great and they are so satisfying! I emailed them, but haven’t heard back. I am so happy you liked it, Marian! The only thing I did was add a piece of sugar-free chocolate on top of the cookie while they were still warm. Your website is my go to for all my keto recipes. Brilliant recipe, great to make and store in the freezer so I can do some slice and bake when I need a quick treat. Besides, it’s a waste of paper, and very non-ecological! Hi, I have made your shortbread cookies many times but they are so crumbly I leave them for ages to cool down, but same every time and are definitely not crispy. Chill in the refrigerator before handling, until the chocolate is firm. Haha, I agree with you. Thank you for all your wonderful ideas, I can’t wait to try this recipe!!! I use almond extract instead of vanilla. My only issue is they are so good I overeat them – low carb but not low calorie! Add the stevia and whisk until smooth. I was getting mines from Chinese buffets lol not keto!!! Did them as a slice and bake, with stevia and the almond flour. Either that, or just reduce the total amount of flavoring all together. Since almond flour is in so many Keto recipes, I think it would be really helpful for people to know the true amount! You can try baking them for a few additional minutes or leave them out for several hours to crisp up. The reason is it would change the consistency of the batter too much. Hi Vivian, No, sorry, the recipe would need multiple other changes to make that swap because it would change the consistency of the cookie dough. Hi, I double checked my Bob’s Red Mill almond flour and it’s 9g total carbs and 3g of fiber per 1/4 cup, which makes it 6g net carbs per 1/4 cup. The edges came out crispy, but the center is still a bit soft, but still so delicious. Dissapointed keto follower. I used this recipe but made a couple of changes. Hi Kassandra, The reasons for omitting the egg included wanting extra crispy shortbread cookies and frequent reader requests for egg-free options. 3. Don’t like soft cookies – Any ideas or other recipes you would suggest? Wholesome Yum is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. What could be substituted for erythritol? Sometimes I use a gluten-free baking powder in recipes. Yum! I added an egg and lemon extract it was delish! Thank you, Marianne! I haven’t tried the Bob’s Red Mill super fine almond flour yet. When I need a little something sweet in the afternoon with a cup of tea this is the cookie that satisfies me. Hi! If you like lemon this is delicious. Thank you in advance for your response! I was really worried that they would just fall apart, but once they were totally cool they were didnt break apart. Thank you for all your recipes. Let me know how it goes if you try! I just ran the ingredients through my recipe calculator and got 7.4 carbs per cookie. This will definitely be my “go-to” dessert recipe. Please ensure Safari reader mode is OFF to view ingredients. (You can make them thicker or thinner to your liking. If I could give this 10 stars… I would. Hi. Awesome! The recipe also doesn’t spread, so it is a fairly thick cookie! OMG these are to die for! The first batch came out ok… Wasn’t super happy, they didn’t seem done. I added a 1/4 tsp of xanthan gum, just to make sure they held together well. Do you not experience that? Hi Tina, I’m sorry, I have not experimented with Lupin flour yet. Meet Wholesome Yum Blanched Almond Flour and Coconut Flour, with the highest quality + super fine texture, for the best tasting baked goods. Finally something for breakfast without eggs, sweet, crumbly and satisfying. Hi Debra, this recipe doesn’t use a self-rising agent. These almond flour shortbread cookies are among my favorites… and very shortly, they’ll be yours, too. I use liquid splenda, which omits the maltodextrin and can now be used without sugar spike worries! Hi Nikki, It would still work but the texture would be different. Ok, they’re out of the oven and cooled. Take your spatula and scrape the sides of the bowl back into the batter while you’re creaming the butter, and again after adding the almond flour. The baking time will definitely vary depending on how thick the cookies are, the pan you use, and slight oven variations. Made the chocolate chip cookies with have the sweetner. My dough was so crumbly, when I tried to press down with the fork they crumbled. I'm also the founder of Wholesome Yum Foods, bringing you clean low carb ingredients, including sugar-free sweeteners. It’s such a treat for me to have a little tea with 2 small cookies after dinner…..thanks to your recipe! I scoop them out with a cookie scoop and then need to flatten and reshape them a bit by hand. Hi Maya, Hubby is pre diabetic & we have sooooooo many friends that are as well so I have been expermenting w/ lots of Keto recipes, some turn out better than others, have found an awesome cheesecake one but the crust was ugh! I tasted a corner of one cookie and immediately added this to my favorites! The addition of oil to chocolate will help to keep your chocolate from overheating and seizing. This recipe is so good. Oh. Can you add Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener (with erythritol) to the sweetener list? Thanks for the recipe. Hi Alice, Here is Bob’s Red Mill super-fine almond flour with the label shown: https://assoc-redirect.amazon.com/g/r/https://amzn.to/2syg6oJ The serving size is 1/4 cup. Please let me know you thoughts when you make it. Net carb count excludes fiber, erythritol, and allulose, because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. These are fantastic. Airlines tend to serve massive amounts of carbs, especially on long flights. If you are adding coconut flour, that is likely the reason you have issues with crumbling and needing more butter. I hope this helps! I thought maybe coconut flour but have read that it absorbs moisture more than almond flour. Made these twice, too crumbly and sweet. My spouse is allergic to nuts and most keto baking recipes call for almond flour. I was wondering if I could use this shortbread cookie for lemon bars? Any suggestions on how to make them a little less dry? Also they were not very sweet to me, yet I still had that cooling from erythritol. Tastes + acts like sugar! I would still check them for doneness at the 12 minute mark. Place on the prepared baking sheet and press down with a fork … My hubby and I have such different taste in art so it is a challenge to be sure, lol. What would the ratio be to use coconut flour for part of the almond flour? The cookies wouldn’t have the fine crumb of a shortbread cookie, so I’d recommend finely milled almond flour if that’s what you’re looking for. I also smushed some in cacao nibs, which are delicious. If you cannot see the card you may need to turn off your browser’s ‘reader mode.’ I hope this helps. P.s Do NOT omit the almond extract. I haven’t tried it with the chocolate dip yet which I’m sure I would love, but I tried it with a bit of raspberry chia jam and a dusting if Swerve confectioner. Servings 12 Cookies Plus it has no eggs so you can eat some cookie dough if you wanted to. did you CHANGE this recipe?? Type your question or comment below, and click "Post Comment". These were easy to make and taste delicious. Healthy Recipes To Lose … Have you tried making these in a pan as bar cookies? Thank you, Trish! Not really happy at this version of the short bread recipe. Keto Almond Flour Cookies Recipe. (3) Almond Flour / Coconut Flour. Thank you! These are excellent. Hi Cecilia, The granulated sweetener in this recipe provides some of the bulk and creates the wet/dry ratio, so I don’t recommend replacing it with a liquid sweetener. They were super delicious and the right texture after they cooled. The best part is that they are 100% keto and made with only keto-approved ingredients.. Hi Jo, scroll to the recipe card in the post above. How long will these hold up if unrefrigerated? Please give the amounts required to make the keto biscuits. This added a little extra, flavor without having to wait for the cookies to cool. where are the measurements for each of the ingredients? You can try xylitol if you are sensitive to the cooling effect of erythritol. I’ll add it to my list to create a nut-free version as well. You could try another nut flour if their allergy isn’t to all nuts. These are really good!! Thank you for this recipe. We baked the first batch and they were great but we would prefer not to use any sweetener, really do not like the cooling taste of the sweetener , we just don’t need th sweetness anymore so second batch I left the sweetener out, result lovely taste but way tooooo crumbly ! Can I roll out the dough and use a cookie cutter instead? Thank you! Of course, if you prefer to continue to use erythritol, that is completely fine too. My husband usually doesn’t care much for shortbread cookies but asked for more to be made. Have a great day! I like to bring my own when I can. Did you watch the video, and what went differently for you than the video shows? I found them really dry and crumbly. They couldn’t believe they were keto! Don’t ask — just do it! I have not tested this recipe with defatted almond flour, but I think it should still work in the recipe as long as it is in a flour form and not a powder. Next-PB cookies! They should be flattened to 1/3 of an inch thick before cooking to get that amount. I was a 1/4 cup short of almond flour on my second batch, so I subbed in a 1/4 cup flax meal. How about giving us the option of printing just the recipe! These are the first keto cookies that I am happy with as a suitable substitute for the flour version. And, not only does almond flour cut down on carbs and pack satiating fats into your keto chocolate chip cookies, but it also adds a hearty dose of fiber! The recipe calls for erythritol but I want to use lakanto. Sign up to save your favorite keto recipes and articles for free! He’s doing keto for Type 1 Diabetes. I actually made this one when I was craving for my favorite shortbread cookies. If I were to experiment with this, I’d try using more almond flour instead to make up for the bulk, and then you might need a little more concentrated stevia than the normal conversion would be. Hi Arielle, Yes that should work. They were good, but I wanted to try again with Pyure. I made them for some guests who are fully keto and they just raved on about how good they were. These cookies were awesome! But I love the taste of truvia much better than monk fruit and need to order Erythritol. Hi Gorana, Sorry to hear you had issues with he cookies. Home / Recipe Index / Keto Low Carb Desserts / Almond Flour Keto Shortbread Cookies Recipe. The carbs in my My Fitness Pal only come from the flour. It needs to be blanched almond flour to be the right texture for sugar free shortbread cookies. So many lc shortbread recipes have egg, and I think that’s why they never came close to being shortbread. We may not celebrate Christmas at our house, but I’m still aaaaall about the holiday season. Thank you! Just took my first batch out of the oven and at only 12 min. Hi Linda, This recipe makes 18 cookies. Any thoughts? Delicious. Hi Sarah, I haven’t tried that. I like being able to pronounce everything in my food, so if I want to indulge in a cookie, I’d rather this than something processed with enough fiber to make it low “net carbs.” I also really like the taste, though it is a bit fall apart in your hands, you just have to be prepared with a napkin. It bakes fine, but they’re not as pretty as yours. I am so happy you liked the cookies, Meagan! Great recipe! Also, instead of dipping halfway, I just dipped the tops of half the cookies in sugar free chocolate and added a few sprinkles. (have a bag I’m trying to use up) Thanks. I added Ghiradelli chocolate chips b/c I’m not a big fan of the Stevia after taste. My favorite thing about this recipe is the simplicity and how quickly they are made and cleaned up from. Well done! Happy baking, everyone! I’ve been keto for 4 years, and need something sweet every so often. I made it Sunday and my non-diet hubby ate them all so I had to make more for me. Tip: I also used a flat-bottomed glass to press the balls of dough into uniform thickness, then pricked each twice with a fork. My almond flour cookies have only 1 gram of net carbs per cookie! I am so happy to hear that, Kim! I actually love these! Hi Lesley, The recipe with amounts and instructions are given in the recipe card on the page. Thank you for your answer. That’s all you need to do to make the best almost flour shortbread cookies you’ve ever had! Please note: This method doesn’t work quite as well with coconut oil, which is why the texture is a little different if using that, but it does still work to some degree. They would be gluten-free but not sugar-free or low carb in this case. Did you use all the same ingredients? The recipe will work fine with any reasonable amount. Might try the chocolate dip and add some nuts to zazz them up! Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). This low carb almond flour shortbread cookies recipe was originally published on November 12, 2016, and updated in November 2019 with new pictures and additional tips. Hi Natalie, I haven’t tried that but I think they would work wonderfully in a no-bake tart! Would that work? Make the cookie dough and freeze it. 1) I use 1/2 c of butter total. I want to make Low Carb Almond Flour Cookies. There’s also this delicious Low Carb Keto Shortbread Cookie recipe, which uses a mix of both almond and coconut flour… Is there a reason you don’t put the measurements for ingredients in your recipes? It’s best to use a light if you have one and just a tiny crack of the door, when needed. I’m looking forward to making these! Can I just use the granulated sugar? Almond flour, vanilla butter and sweetener. I’ll have to try that sometime! Thanks. Yes, the amounts will vary depending on the sweetener. Thank you for this recipe! I am happy you liked the cookies, Susan! Simple. This is my first attempt at ever making a dessert of any kind using Erythritol. Hi! Do you know if these will still be good after freezing? I love these cookies but I would like to know if there is a way to take or reduce the “after taste” from the erythritol? Thank you so very much. Um… there no amounts listed for each ingredient. Thanks for asking! These hit the spot! Hi Laraine, Yes, Truvia will work and is low carb. You can use a stevia blend, but not liquid sweetener. I’ve never cooked with erythritol before. In this recipe, the almond flour (and other essential ingredients that we will learn about later) take the place of all-purpose flour. I am so happy you liked the cookies, Sharon! Of course, you can also add some flavorful extras if you wish but make no mistake, these cookies are pretty darn tasty as is. Hi Korey, I’m not sure if this recipe would work with pure stevia. Nice job! Both flours produce nearly identical cookies in terms of appearance, taste, texture, and nutritional data. More Grain-Free & Vegan Almond Flour Cookies … They taste like real shortbread cookies, buttery with a nice “bite”. That’s when I noticed that after the 12mins (in my oven) they puffed up. Hi Laura, I added a few substitutions to the notes in the recipe card. I did not dip them in chocolate. Can I substitute THM Gentle Sweet? ), Low Carb Keto Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe - Quick & Easy, Sugar-Free Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe - 4 Ingredients, this coconut flour shortbread cookie recipe. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper (one that will fit in your fridge). If you cannot see it, your browser’s ‘Reader Mode’ may be on. For pure stevia powder you’ll need only a 1/2 teaspoon. 1/4 cup of almond flour is 28g, so 2 1/2 cups is 280g, not 180g. ❤️. These are delicious! I baked half and with the other half I shaped and froze the cookies. This is a wonderful recipe. I didn’t mind the sweetness of the of the erythritol but next time I will use the salted butter to see if there is a difference in taste. They were good enough on their own. This is my delicious spin on traditional peanut butter cookies… Thanks for stopping by! Good to hear that they worked for you using coconut oil, too. Hi Alicia, Since we don’t count carbs in erythritol, the only net carbs in this recipe come from the almond flour (assuming vanilla is negligible spread across 18 cookies). (This is optional and FREE. How to Store Keto Shortbread Cookies. I have bought some erythritol and can’t wait to give this another shot when my current batch runs out. Orange and chocolate are great together. These easy keto, low carb snickerdoodle cookies are soft and perfect for low carb Christmas Trays, or anytime! The almond flour in this recipe is what provides the base and subtly sweet flavor to these cookies. Christmas should really be renamed as cookie baking season I have never tried using almond flour to make anything before, but I am definitely curious now! I have a lot of popular cookie recipes that use almond flour, such as these Keto Sugar Cookies or this Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe. They were so fabulous I’m going to try and add Coconut and cocoa so I can make some Australia crunch. Use. Thank you for the recipe. The metric measurements are correct and come from the USDA Food Database. If you wish to make keto almond flour cookies, I have the solution for you: swap the coconut sugar for an equal amount of keto-friendly brown sugar substitute (use a variety that can be used measure for measure to coconut sugar or brown sugar).