Low Carb Almond Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 16-18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups almond flour
  • 12
    cup softened butter, replace with what ingredient (if you want cookie that holds together a little more easily replace 2 tablespoons of butter with 1 l)
  • 12
    teaspoon salt (if using salted butter, omit salt here)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    egg (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Using and electric mixer blend softened butter for a minute. Add remaining ingredients and mix together.
  • Form dough into walnut sized balls and place onto ungreased cookie sheet. The oil from the butter and almond flour grease the sheet as the cookie bakes.
  • Bake for 5 minutes. Press down lightly with fork, then continue to bake another 18 minutes. The cookies do not brown.
  • Let cool on sheet for 5 minutes before removing.
  • For a more festive look, you can drizzle a little melted chocolate (sugar-free, of course) on top.
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