Almond Cookies Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Almond Cookies which belongs to the Sweets recipe category.
- 1 cup (225 g) butter, at room temperature
- 1 cup (25 g) Splenda
- 1 egg
- 1 cup (260 g) smooth almond butter
- teaspoon salt
- teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cups (200 g) vanilla whey protein powder
- 2 tablespoons (30 ml) water
- 30 whole, shelled almonds
Preheat the oven to 375F (190C, or gas mark 5).
Use an electric mixer to beat the butter until smooth and fluffy.
Add the Splenda and beat again, scraping down the sides of the bowl until very well combined.
Beat in the egg and then add the almond butter, salt, and baking soda.
Beat in the protein powder about cup (65 g) at a time.
Add the water and beat until everything is well combined.
Use a measuring tablespoon to scoop heaping tablespoons of dough onto greased cookie sheets (each cookie should be made of about 2 tablespoons of dough).
Press an almond into the center of each cookie.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cookies just begin to brown around the edges.
2 dozen nice big cookies
Each with 3.5 grams of carbohydrates and 0.5 grams of fiber, for a total of 3 grams of usable carbs and 4 grams of protein.