Lemon Cookies~ almond flour

Lemon Cookies~Low Carb

Yields about 20 small cookies.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup  of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut sugar or sweetener of choice
  • Juice from 1 lemon- about 3-4 tablespoons
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of almond flour
  • Optional ingredients- ½ scoop of vanilla protein powder,  3 tablespoons of cream cheese or 2 tablespoons of heavy cream

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter, sugar, lemon juice and zest.
  2. Beat in the egg and baking powder. Slowly add the almond flour.
  3. Refrigerate the dough for  20 minutes.
  4. Roll into balls on a parchment lined baking sheet. Use a fork to make a criss cross pattern. 
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let them cool and store in the fridge after a day.