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These buttery and delicious Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies are wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat. #keto

Keto Shortbread Almond Cookies

These buttery and delicious keto shortbread almond cookies are wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat.

Having a cup of tea on the weekend morning, missing something. Shortbread cookies! Seems like I’ve been envying the carb-eaters a thing or two since going gluten-free, low-carb and keto. They often get to have a cookie with their coffee or tea and I don’t. What do you envy them? There’s nothing wrong with some envy. In the end, we’re all only humans. Cookie craving humans. And shortbread almond cookies might just come to the rescue here.

I’m not going to write a long story behind either almonds or cookies themselves. There’s just one simple fact: In my rental, I have this nice little balcony with nice little sun rays on nice weekend non-rainy mornings. I make myself a nice cup of tea, and my significant other has coffee. Unless we go out to have coffee with our neighbors. But that’s another story that does not include keto cookies. This one does.

So, sitting on the balcony, I can have a cup of green tea, accompanied by a couple of shortbread almond cookies. And I’m a happy camper. Long story short. Long recipe, shortbread cookies. Enjoy!

Keto Shortbread Almond Cookies

My Sweet Keto
One cookie comes out to be 48 Calories, Fat: 3.7 g (of which Saturated: 0.5 g, MUFA's: 2.2 g), Total Carbs: 1.8 g, Fiber: 1.0 g, Net Carbs: 0.8 g, Protein: 2.1 g
4.8 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Keto
Servings 40 cookies
Calories 48 kcal





  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Using a hand electric mixer, beat together the egg and butter until pale yellow.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the almond butter, erythritol, and egg mixture.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • Sift together both flours (almond and coconut) and salt, and mix them into the batter.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • Add in as much of almond meal into the dough as necessary for being able to use your hands to form a compact, 1.5 inch diameter log.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • Form two logs. Wrap them tightly with plastic kitchen foil and refrigerate for 45 minutes.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • Unwrap the cookie dough log, and roll it in the crushed sliced almonds, pressing down to ensure that the almonds sticks to the surface. Using a very sharp knife, cut into ¼-inch slices, and arrange on the baking pan.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • Using a food processor, mix together the egg white, sliced almonds, and erythritol.

    Helping yourself with a silicone brush, apply the mixture onto each cookie.
    shortbread almond cookies recipe
  • Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes. Allow them to cool slightly and move to a cooling rack.


Calories: 48kcal
Keyword Keto, Low-Carb
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These buttery and delicious Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies are wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat. #keto


  1. 1 T =1 0z so 1/2 oz would be 1 t +1/2 t.

  2. Marianne Leeck

    Your recipe looks great, however I’m confused about the 1/2 oz measurements of the almond flour etc. Do mean 1/2 an ounce as in weight or measured by measuring cup?
    It seems like such a tiny bit of flour if done by measuring cup.
    I am new to keto and have found accuracy is vital when using almond and coconut flours.

    • My Sweet Keto

      Hi, Marianne,
      The recipe for real uses only tiny amounts of the flours listed (1/2 oz). That is because we are using lots of almond butter here that replaces the flour. Hope you like this one. I’m about to create another almond butter cookies recipe that will be even simpler than this one.
      Good luck with your keto journey!

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