Mint Cream keto Cookies - low carb Oreos
Yup, you read that right, keto cookies! If you are on a ketogenic diet or just looking for a low carb dessert or even better, low carb cookies than you are in the right place.
Since being on a keto diet these are one of my favorite low carb cookie recipes and I'd say I'm a good judge when it comes to cookies.
I'm honestly more of a chocolate chip cookie kinda girl, but I mean who doesn't love Oreos too!?
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I had to portion them out for my week and put them into separate baggies because I would eat way more than my serving of keto cookies for each day. I worked 4 cookies each day into my keto meal plan for the week and it was the "meal" I looked forward to all freakin day!
I love being able to treat myself with a Keto friendly dessert recipe every day, because sweets make me happy and my sweet tooth has been guilty of throwing me off my keto meal plan far too many times, so now that I can add them in I've got all I need in life!
My secret weapon for all my desserts is Lakanto MonkFruit Sweetener, which tastes like sugar, and is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol with zero net carbs, zero calories, and is a zero glycemic sweetener! How excited are you that this actually exists? Lakanto is Keto friendly, Paleo-friendly, Vegan, NON-GMO, and All Natural.
If you prefer truvia, swerve or stevia you can certainly use those instead, just keep in mind you may need to adjust the amount you use and the net carbs may be different.
I assume you all have heard of all the different nut flours. I use Now Foods Almond Flour , Coconut flour, and unsweetened cocoa powder, which are both gluten-free flours, a great choice for anyone on a low-carbohydrate diet or looking to bake without grains.
It's basically almonds or coconuts milled into a fine texture to create the almond or flour meal. I don't know why I said basically, cause that's exactly what it is.
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- 2 1/4 Cups Almond Flour
- 3 tbsp Coconut Flour
- 4 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 1 1/2 tsp Xanthan Gum
- 4 oz Grass Fed Butter, unsalted and softened
- 1 Egg
- 1tsp Vanilla Extract
- 4 oz Cream cheese
- 1 Cup Lakanto Monk Fruit Classic Sweetener or erythritol
- 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
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Count Net Carbs Not Total Carbs
I have found that most people starting out on keto don't realize that you should be counting Net Carbs when following a Keto Diet.
So when you look at the nutrition label you subtract Fiber from the Total Carbs and that equals Net Carbs.
The Recipe makes 30 cookies, each cookie has 3g total Carbs, 1.5g Fiber....so 3 - 1.5 =1.5.
Each Cookie is only 1.5g Net Carbs.
Nutritional information is provided, and I keep it as accurate as possible. Keep in mind nutrition facts on all ingredients may vary depending on the different brands you may use.
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