Easy keto shortbread you can make at home

You have probably been wondering what a low carb keto shortbread cookie will taste like. With this keto shortbread recipe we are about to share with you, the answer is Delicious!

Keto Shortbread cookies are ideal for staying low on carb while enjoying their riveting taste. Before we get started with our recipe, you should have it at the back of your mind that the recipes can make up to 16 cookies and each serving (or 1 cookie) offers net carbs of 1g. 

And you don’t have to worry about leftovers because you can store this keto shortbread cookie in an airtight container. Interestingly, you can keep leftover keto shortbread cookies for up to 5 days in the pantry. 

Having mentioned that, let’s dash to our keto shortbread cookies ingredients. 

Ingredients for keto shortbread cookies

You will be needing:

  • Two cups of almond flour 
  • Erythritol — One-third (1/3) of a cup.
  • Salt — A pinch of salt to be precise 
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Unsalted butter — 1/2 cup
  • One large egg. 

There you have it—a list of ingredients for making tantalizing keto shortbread cookies. 

How to make keto friendly shortbread cookies

Equipped with the ingredients we mentioned earlier, you are set to make your keto shortbread cookies. Oh! Did we mention that we are making a vanilla-flavored keto shortbread? You know. 

Let’s get started already. 

Step 1. Get the oven heated up to 150 degrees Celsius or 300 Fahrenheit (preheat).

Step 2. Get a mixing bowl and pour in the almond flour, Erythritol, salt, and of course, the vanilla extract. And get mixing.

Step 3. Now add the butter into the mix and let it get into the dry ingredients.

Step 4. Add the egg and keep mixing. 

Step 5. Having mixed the ingredients properly. Get a tablespoon and take pieces of the mixture and roll them into balls. 

After taking a tablespoon-sized portion of the mix and rolling it into balls, gently press them into discs on a lined cooker sheet. While you are at it, it’s best to have your food-safe glove to prevent the mixture from sticking to your hands. 

Step 6. Ensure that the cookies are adequately spaced, so they don’t crumble or spread into each other. 

Step 7. You can place your cookies into the oven and let them bake for at least 15 minutes. Bake until the edges turn brown, then you can take them out and let them firm up as they cool. 

If you plan on using the cookies as a base for jello chunk cheesecake, it is best to let the cookies bake until they are completely browned and the edges become firm. 

Step 8. Let the cookies cool down before storing them in a cookie jar (which should be airtight) or using it as a cheesecake base. 


This keto shortbread cookie recipe offers low carb buttery and crumbly snacks and an excellent base for low carb pie recipes. Interestingly, it only takes under 60 minutes to prepare these lovely keto friendly shortbread cookies. Here is how much nutrients you will be treating yourself to before we round off on this fantastic recipe. 

2g of Carbohydrates, 3g of protein, 30mg calcium, 48mg potassium, 6mg sodium, 29mg cholesterol, 1g fiber, 0.4Gb sugar, and 0.5mg iron. It offers 4g saturated fat, 1g polyunsaturated fat, and 4g monounsaturated fat. 

And there you have it. Why not go ahead and treat yourself to these tantalizing keto friendly shortbread cookies. You can always adjust the recipes’ serving amounts to increase the batch and make more low carb vanilla keto shortbread cookies.

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