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Low Carb Cream Cheese Cookies

Keto Cream Cheese Cookies


  • Author: Stephanie Parlegreco
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 43 Cookies (1 Cookie Per Serving) 1x

Description

Easy Keto Cream Cheese Cookies are a quick and simple recipe not only for ketogenic diets but also a perfect gluten-free cookie recipe as well. Made with almond flour they are low calorie and low carb too, only 0.9 NET CARBS per cookie.


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Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter 
  • ¾ cup granulated monk fruit 
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp baking powder 
  • 2 cups almond flour 
  • ½ cup coconut flour 
  • 2 tsp vanilla 
  • ¼ tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum 
  • ½ tsp salt 

Instructions

Notes

Instead of almond extract, you can use orange or lemon extracts. 

Egg-Free: Add 8oz cream cheese instead of 4oz. 

Dairy-Free: Use vegan cream cheese and vegan butter. 

For sliced cookies: Roll the cookie dough into a log, wrap in plastic wrap, chill in the freezer for 15 minutes. Slice into even cookies. Then bake. 

Use a cookie scoop for even-sized cookies. 

Cookie Press: Add the dough to a cookie press. 

Use a silicone baking mat or parchment paper on the cookie tray. 

Let fully cool before eating to prevent cookies from crumbling. 

Store on the counter for up to 2 days, or in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

Keto cream cheese cookie dough can be stored in the fridge for a few days before baking. 

Freeze for up to 3 months. 

Add a tablespoon of sour cream for even softer cookies.

Decorate the cream cheese cookies if you would like.  

  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

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