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Keto Lemon Cookies

To some people, the sound of lemon-flavored desserts is intriguing. They may be wondering how the tangy flavor of lemon can satisfy someone who is craving sweets. The truth is, it all depends on the dish that you are making. If you are a fan of lemon but you also want something sweet, then this lemon cookie recipe is what you might just be looking for.

And guess what? Our recipe for today is keto-friendly. Oh, yes! You don’t have to get derailed from your diet to enjoy these cookies bursting with lemon flavor, be it for a snack or dessert. The sweet and tangy taste is made even better with drizzled icing.

Citrus fruits are quite healthy, and they are abundant almost all year round, especially during the summer and spring months. So why not use them right? Make these Keto Lemon Cookies any time, and serve them to your friends and family members. You will surely love the sweet-tanginess of citrus! Once you take them out from the oven and you smell the aroma, you know right there how delicious they are.

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Keto Lemon Cookies


  • Author: Myles
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 24 Cookies 1x

Description

If you are looking for a delicious cookie that is bursting with sweetness and lemon flavor, then these Keto Lemon Cookies would be an excellent option. They are thick and soft. They are perfectly sweet and tangy as well. They are so awesome!


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Ingredients

1/2 cup coconut flour

1 1/2 cup almond flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon Xanthan Gum

1/2 cup butter

pinch of salt

3/4 cup Lakanto Monkfruit (or your choice of keto sweetener)

1 tablespoon lemon zest

1 teaspoon lemon extract

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 eggs

2 teaspoon cream of tartar

Glaze:

1 tablespoon almond milk (or your choice of milk)

1/3 cup Lakanto powdered sweetener

lemon zest (finely grated for garnish)


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place almond flour, coconut flour, cream of tartar, xanthan gum, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl and mix well.
  4. Mix the butter, sweetener, lemon zest, lemon extract, lemon juice, and eggs in a separate bowl using a mixer.
  5. Form a dough by slowly mixing the dry ingredients.
  6. Create balls about 1 to 1 1/4 inches in size from the dough and then slightly flatten them, depending on your desired shape.
  7. Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Spread the glaze on the cooled cookies, and let the glaze set for about 10 minutes.

Notes

  • I highly recommend using fresh lemons instead of buying the fake stuff from the stores. You should see a huge difference, especially when it comes to the taste.
  • The cream of tartar plays a very important role in this recipe because it helps the cookies rise more. It also gives them a lighter texture, so make sure not to skip this ingredient.

These cookies are versatile as well. You can easily customize them. You can serve them on their own, or you can also consider adding some glaze. Another good thing is that they are pretty straightforward to prepare.