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Low Carb Cinnamon Butter Cookies

December 14, 2017
Low Carb Cinnamon Butter Cookies

These cookies are simple and easy to make when you’re looking for something healthier and lower in sugar than traditional cookie recipes. It uses only 5 natural ingredients that are commonly found in the majority of grocery stores.

Ingredients:

• 2 cups of blanched almond flour or almond meal flour
• 2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
• ½ cup of erythritol or Swerve sweetener
• ½ cup melted salted butter or unrefined coconut oil
• 2 large eggs
• 1 teaspoon vanilla


Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Lightly grease two cookie sheets

2. In a medium sized bowl, combine the almond flour, cinnamon, and sweetener. Set aside

3. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, eggs, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly using a hand held mixer. Mix until smooth and that all visible lumps have disappeared

4. Slowly add the dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients. Mix thoroughly with the hand held mixer. Mix until smooth and that all visible lumps have disappeared.

5. Using a tablespoon or a cookie scoop, place cookies individually on the cookie sheets.

6. Place cookie sheets in the oven and bake for 10-20 minutes at 300 degrees. About halfway, take the cookies out of the oven and press down gently with a fork on the center of the cookie. Place cookie sheets back into the oven.

7. Remove the cookies from the oven and place them individually on a cooking rack or parchment paper

8. Allow to cool before eating

9. Store cookies in an airtight container. Cookies can also be frozen for later use


Nutrition Facts:

Serving size: 1 cookie. Recipe makes approximately 20 cookies

Calories: 102

Fat: 9.5 grams

Carbohydrate: 3.72 grams

Dietary fiber: 1.3 grams. Net carbs: 2.42 grams

Protein: 3.07 grams
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