Sometimes it is so enjoyable to sit down with a cup of tea or coffee and help yourself to a nice cookie biscuit, and even better if it’s a low carb / keto one! Here are two recipe suggestions you may like.

Swedish Hazelnut Cookies/Biscuits

These crunchy keto cookies are incredibly quick and simple to bake. If you happen to be Swedish I bet your grandmother used to bake these for you when you were a child. It will surely bring back some sweet memories but without the sugar.
Ingredients

makes 18 servings

just 1g net carb per serving
3½ oz. (100g) butter, softened
1⁄3 cup (75ml/ erythritol
1 egg yolk
½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
1 cup (100g) almond flour
1 cup (110g) hazelnut flour
18 hazelnuts

Tip

Keeps fresh for at least one week in the fridge in an airtight container or for a couple of months in the freezer.

Recipe Instructions


Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies

With only 2 net carbs per cookie biscuit for this low carb version of chocolate chip cookies, you may like to give this recipe a try. If you do, I think it may be one you will use again and again, as many others have found out …

Ingredients
Makes 24
1 ¼ cup almond flour
1 tbsp coconut flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder (preferably corn free)
⅛ tsp sea salt, *optional
⅔ cup sweetener of choice e.g. Swerve sweetener or other low carb granulated sweetener equivalent
5 ½ tbsp butter, cold (it must be cold)
½ tbsp molasses *optional
½ tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
½ cup sugar free chocolate chips or chopped low carb chocolate bar (85% type)
¼ cup chopped pecans *optional

Full recipe and baking instructions

can be seen here

If you should need help with weight/measurement conversions, please see here

The above recipes uses ‘low carb flour’ and if you are just starting a low carb diet/lifestyle you may feel confused with which low carb flours to use. You may never have used any of them before and how to use them properly can be daunting. Low carb flours do not behave like wheat flour, and how to use them in your old regular high carb recipes is a common question. Of course you may also be interested, or want to know more about them. If that is the case then Libby at ‘Ditch The Carbs’ site has a very good guide, and you can read it here

If you may be looking for low carb cake recipe ideas, why not consider one or all of these here

Dear reader, you will find a variety of articles and recipe ideas within this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

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