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Keto Shortbread Cookies

Keto Shortbread Cookies

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Okay, healthy shortbread cookies would be a feat in and of themselves. But, low carb, KETO shortbread cookies? Definitely impossible without some kind of magic! ...Or are they?
Of course they’re not! I’m no wizard, but with a few healthy baking substitutions, we CAN make clean, sugar free, low carb shortbread cookies. In fact, it’s not all that hard—and you only need 5 ingredients!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, keto cookies, low carb cookies, shortbread, shortbread cookies
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Servings 24 keto shortbread cookies
Calories 64


  • ¼ cup softened grass-fed butter
  • cup erythritol or sweetener of choice
  • salt to taste (~⅛ tsp)
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1⅔ cups almond flour


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat softened butter and erythritol together with hand mixer.
  • Add vanilla and salt.
  • Beat in almond flour, adding ⅓ of the flour at a time. If your mixture isn’t turning into a dough, add 1 Tbsp of butter and adjust to desired consistency.
  • Scoop round spoonfuls of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and flatten tops gently with hands. (They won’t spread during baking.)
  • Bake 12 minutes, until golden-brown at the edges.
  • Allow to cool completely on the tray before serving and enjoying!
  • Yields 24 keto shortbread cookies.


*Per 1 keto shortbread cookie: 0g net carbs.


Serving: 1keto cookie | Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 1g