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Diabetic Almond Shortbread Cookies

Diabetes Almond Shortbread Cookies

December 22, 2020

Full of almond flavor and made without refined flour or sugar, this recipe for Almond Shortbread Cookies is diabetes-approved! For a sweet dessert that won't wreck your blood sugar, this recipe uses almond flour and monk fruit to keep you in range. Try these cookies and impress family and friends--they won't believe how tasty a "diabetic" cookie can be! 

  • Yields: 12
Diabetic Almond Shortbread Cookies


1Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment.

2Whisk together the almond flour, monk fruit sweetener, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl.

3Beat in the butter and almond extract until it forms a crumbled mixture.

4Gather the mixture into a ball by hand then wrap in plastic and chill for 15 minutes.

5Pinch off pieces of dough and roll them into 1-inch balls.

6Place the cookie balls on the baking sheet and flatten slightly with a fork.

7Bake for 8 to 11 minutes until the tops just start to brown then cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheet.

8Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Source: So Nourished


1 1/2 cup almond flour

5 tbsp monk fruit erythritol sweetener

1/2 tsp baking soda

5 tbsp softened butter

1 tsp almond extract

1/2 tsp salt


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cookie
Total Fat11.5g
Total Carbohydrates1g

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