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Low Carb Almond Butter Cookies (FM)

 | 12 Comments  | Desserts, FM, Nutrition, Snacks



1 1/2 cup almond flour

4 heaping tablespoons almond butter

6 tbsp Swerve Sweetener

1 large egg

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/8 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp vanilla extract



  1. Preheat oven to 320F degrees.
  2. In a large bowl mix the almond flour, baking soda, Swerve sweetener and salt until well combined.
  3. Add the egg, almond butter and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients and mix well until a you create a dough. You can use your hands to knead the dough lightly.
  4. Cut the dough into 12 equal size balls and then place them on a parchment paper (or a reusable liner) lined baking sheet. If you place 4 balls by 3 rows, you’ll have enough space between them.
  5. Press down lightly on each ball with the heel of your hand and then press down lightly with a fork.
  6. Place the baking sheet into the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes. Let the cookies cool down completely – they will be very soft at first. You can sprinkle them with powdered Swerve.

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12 comments on “Low Carb Almond Butter Cookies (FM)”

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    Private  | 

    yummy! and i have all the ingredients for these already!!! what is considered a serving? Thanks Z!!! will be making with daughter later!!!

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    Private  | 

    for cookie use granulated or powdered? (not sprinkled on top!)

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      Private  |  Los Angeles, CA, USA

      I’ve used both in cookies before and both are perfectly fine.

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    Private  | 

    Just made these omg they are so delicious!! They r the perfect dessert n are not super sweet!!! Perfect thanks Z!!!!

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    Private  |  Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

    If I don’t have almond butter… could I use this recipe but swap natural peanut butter in?

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      Private  |  Québec, Canada

      I am sure that it would work very well. 🙂

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    Private  |  Québec, Canada

    I tried them and I liked the recipe! I stored them in the fridge and I think they actually taste better when they are a little cold. 🙂

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    Private  | 

    I had my daughter make these for me the same day they were posted. They are so easy to make and they taste fantastic! I won’t be able to make them too often because they are just too good. But we’ve put them on the holiday baking list.

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    Private  |  Hannibal, MO - Missouri, USA

    How many of these do you usually eat at a time?

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    Private  |  Sydney, NSW, Australia

    These cookies were so simple and delicious. I’ve already made them twice. I like adding some cinnamon, ground flax and chia seeds as well 🙂

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    I made these with tahini, because I prefer sesame seeds (very nutritious, higher in protein than nuts, high in calcium and minerals, sesame oil is nourishing for the skin and hair, I prefer the taste, etc etc….).

    I also made them savory because I’d been wanting a savory cracker as a snack. I used salt, basil and garlic powder. MMMMMMM they came out so good.

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    I just made these because I am on a katogentic diet for a few months. They are soooooo good! I wanted to enter into my journal so I could count my macros. If you make 12 cookies then one cookie is 130 calories, 15 grams of fat, 10 grams of protein and 5 net carbs. Yummmmmm

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