25 Days of Cookies!
During the holidays, many of us like to indulge. It’s the end of the year and your will may be wavering. Fear not! We’ve collected 25 Christmas/Holiday cookie recipes from all around the internet and, more importantly, from our favorite, most trusted low carb bloggers. Use these amazing recipes to be inspired – make a batch for your friends, family, coworkers or just yourself. Indulge in these sugar-free sweets guilt-free.
Cookies make a sweet Christmas gift, and they can be packaged up in so many different and cute ways. Don’t forget to leave some out for Santa!
CHOCOLATE ORANGE SPRITZ COOKIES
Buttery sweet spritz cookies get a low carb, gluten-free makeover. These keto cookies are perfect for your healthy holidays, and you can make them ahead and freeze them. This makes a ton of cookies, so it’s an ideal recipe for gift-giving. Or just make a half batch of these wonderful low carb spritz cookies and save them all for yourself!
Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip cookies are a national treasure. The combination of butter, golden brown sugar and rich chocolate chips creates the perfect cookie – sweet and chewy with pops of creamy chocolate goodness. It’s no wonder it’s America’s favorite cookie! It seems to transport anyone back to their childhood and reminds them that life can be so delicious.
White Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Cookies
In my house, I make both low carb and high carb baked goods. The ‘regular’ baked goods are few and far between, but their existence always makes my husband ask, “Are these low carb?” I know a recipe for a low carb treat is a good when the hubby has to ask if they’re low carb.
from Cut The Wheat
KETO FLOURLESS CHEWY DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
I’m pretty sure these will become your all time favorite low carb cookie. Think low carb brownie meets perfect keto cookie. It’s a marriage made in chocolate heaven. Keto Flourless Chewy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies. My favorite thing about flourless low carb cookies is that it takes away the grittiness found in most low carb baked goods. I have no doubt that these will be in heavy rotation.
Jello Cheesecake Cookies
Crispy, crunchy almost zero carb cookies. High in healthy fats, full of protein. Chocolate, lemon, raspberry, maple-pecan.
from Low Carbe Diem
Keto Coconut Flour Cookies
If ready to eat high carb foods are laying around the house, then having ready-made mini keto snacks to munch on is of particular importance. These coconut flour cookies do just the job. I have plenty of keto and protein bars around and tuck in when feeling peckish or just as a treat. Making your own is surely a lot cheaper, and you’ll know precisely what you’re eating.
Sugar Free Christmas Cinnamon Spice Cookies
These Sugar free Christmas Cinnamon Spice Cookies are perfect as homemade gift for friends and family, or lovely to serve when you have guests pop over during silly season.
Blueberry Lemon Shortbread Cookies
It took us a few times to get the recipe just right, but we’re glad we did because these blueberry lemon shortbread cookies are amazing! They are the perfect combination of sweet, light, crumbly and moist – what else could you ask for in a cookie? We chose to make these shortbread cookies in a basic vanilla flavor and then kicked it up a notch by adding fresh lemon juice that absolutely brought them to life.
A nice Christmas cookie, with flavors of vanilla and cranberries, I'm happy with how these turned out. They have a nice texture - just the right chewiness for my liking. Make sure not to overbake. I actually started from my Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and adjusted it here and there to make cranberry cookies.
SUGAR FREE MACAROONS
Sugar free macaroons are the perfect way to use up and egg whites you might have left after a recipe. Why not dip these in dark chocolate or even add some orange zest to the mixture before baking?
Celestial Cinnamon Bites (Egg-Free)
Soon, when the fall bites, it’s time to bite back with these warmth-exuding cinnamon bites. Crunchy outside, chewy inside, cinnamon, vanilla… pure bliss!
from Low Carb, So Simple!
LOW CARB CHRISTMAS COOKIES: NUTMEG BUTTER BALLS
Nutmeg butter balls cookies is an old fashioned, holiday cookie recipe that I’ve adapted for the low carb lifestyle. Sweet and crumbly, these little low carb Christmas cookies are full of the flavor of the season. Be sure to use freshly grated, whole nutmeg for the best flavor!
Easy Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Rich and fudgy, these keto friendly Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies will remind you of the crisp and chewy edges of your favorite brownies! One of my favorite low carb cookie recipes so far!
BEST LOW CARB CHOCOLATE COOKIES
These really are the easiest little low carb cookies to make and are just the right size to help satisfy that sweet craving we sometimes have. They have no added sugar, gluten free, and grain free with only 2.7 net carbs. The addition of some 90% dark chocolate really lifts them up and makes them look like a regular biscuit but without the sugar, bad fats and horrendous carbs. And with these little babies, you really can stop at just 1, not watch as the entire batch used to disappear before your eyes.
Easy Keto Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
Rich and buttery shortbread, studded with sweet, nutty pistachios, these easy keto Pistachio Shortbread Cookies are coffee’s new BFF! Low carb and gluten free too – but nobody has to know these keto shortbread cookies aren’t loaded with sugar and carbs! Shhhh…
Keto Glazed Anise Holiday Cookies
These keto cookies are inspired by one of my favourite Italian recipes. Traditional Italian anisette cookies are sweet with a distinct flavour and a soft cake-like texture. My low-carb version is slightly sweet, crunchy, and has a pleasant anise flavour that is not overpowering. I also added some ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Just like most of my keto cookies, they are easy to make and can be prepared months in advance.
BUTTER PECAN SHORTBREAD COOKIES
These quick and easy pecan shortbread cookies are low carb and gluten free but you’d never know it from the rich, buttery flavor and perfectly crumbly texture! With just 1.1 net carbs for each cookie (2 cookies to a serving) this is a recipe you’re going to want to keep handy!
CLASSIC ITALIAN CHRISTMAS COOKIES
It’s the holidays and I come bearing gifts! And pretty awesome gifts they are, if I do say so myself. The first are my new favourite Christmas cookies. Yes, yes, I say this about all my cookies because I fall fast and hard for whatever new creation I’ve just made. But really, these are startlingly good.
Cinnamon Coconut Peanut Butter Cookies
As with most peanut butter cookies, this recipe is flourless and quite simple. If you’ve run out of almond flour and are looking for something delicious to satisfy your sweet tooth, look no further! You can go the route of our basic peanut butter cookies, or you can add in some of the ingredients we’ve included to help perfect the consistency and flavor of this recipe.
CLASSIC GINGERBREAD MEN
Classic Gingerbread Men cookies made low carb and gluten-free. The perfect keto cookie for decorating with your kids and giving as a healthy holiday gift.
Nut-Free Keto Gingerbread Cookies
Following several requests, I have been working on a gingerbread cookie recipe that is also nut-free. Compared to almond flour, which is the most common ingredient in low-carb cookies, coconut flour has a few advantages. Firstly, it's suitable for those who can't eat nuts. Also, due to it's fat profile (mostly saturated fats), it's heat-stable and perfect for baking.
LOW-CARB VANILLA BEAN SUGAR COOKIES
Low-carb vanilla bean sugar cookies are buttery and sweet and they make perfect cut out cookies for any occasion. Plus, learn how to make low-carb colored “sugar”.
CREAM CHEESE COOKIES
Do you have a regular holiday cookie that you make every year? My family doesn’t have one, but I think it’s about time we start a tradition with a holiday cookie that is low carb and gluten free. We used to get together with my husband’s family and make his grandmother’s traditional sugar cookie. It was a really crisp cookie made with regular flour and lard.
CRANBERRY WALNUT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
These cookies are phenomonal (or were phenomenal, because they didn’t last long). I would be lying if I said they were just like conventional flour-and-sugar chocolate chip cookies. They don’t have the same texture at all, and they don’t spread and get all crispy/chewy.
Low Carb Keto Cream Cheese Cookies
Ultimately, if I had to pick just one keto cookies recipe from this week, it would have to be this one. They are quick and easy, and just perfect for dipping in hot tea or even coffee. They also happen to be a classic kind of cookie that people like to make around the holidays!
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