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Low Carb Gingersnap Cookie

By December 24, 2012December 3rd, 2020Dairy Free, Holiday Recipes, Vegetarian

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1/2 cup vanilla whey or egg white protein
3/4 cup almond flour
1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt
1/4 cup butter or coconut oil
4 TBS Swerve (or a few drops stevia glycerite)
1-2 TBS water (just enough to hold dough together)
1/4 tsp allspice
1 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp cinnamon

In a large bowl cream the butter and sweetener together until very smooth. Sift the spices, salt and whey into the almond flour, then slowly add the almond flour mixture into the butter mixture. Mix until well combined, then slowly add water just until the dough is soft, yet able to roll out. Form into a tight ball and cool in the fridge to chill.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place the dough onto a non-stick surface (I used parchment paper), then top it with another piece of non-stick surface (again, I used parchment paper) roll the dough out into about 1/4 inch high. Cut the dough with cookie cutters, and place onto a baking sheet.

Bake the cookies for 7 minutes, or until light brown. Then turn off the oven and leave the cookies in for an additional 10 minutes, this will create a crispier cookie. Set the cookies out to cool and decorate with cream cheese frosting! Makes 12 cookies.

NUTRITIONAL COMPARISON (for 1 large cookie):
Traditional Gingerbread Cookies = 161 calories, 24.4 carbs, 0.6g fiber
“Healthified” Cookies = 86 calories, 7.2g fat, 3.6g protein, 1.8g carbs, 0.8g fiber (75% fat, 17% protein, 8% carbs)

Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


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