Our Keto Holiday Cookies are reminiscent of traditional frosted sugar cookies, but without all the carbs! Flavored with almond extract and topped with a cream cheese frosting, decorate these moist and yummy cookies with dark chocolate shavings, sugar-free sprinkles, chopped nuts, or lemon zest. With only 2 net carbs per serving, they're a keto-friendly and low carb holiday treat!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: keto frosted sugar cookies
½cupgranulated sugar replacementSwerve, Truvia, etc.
1½tspalmond extractor any extract flavor
4ozcream cheese softened
⅓cupconfectioners sugar replacement Swerve, Truvia, etc.
1tspalmond extraor any extract flavor
FOR COOKIES: Preheat oven to 325° F and line large cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone liner.
In medium bowl, whisk together flours, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
In large mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar substitute until well-combined, about 3 minutes. Beat in egg and almond extract until incorporated. Next, beat in flour mixture, half at a time, until dough forms.
Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet, 24 balls, 1 inch apart. Flatten each ball to about ½ inch thick.
Bake for 12 minutes, or until cookies begin to firm. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before frosting.
FOR FROSTING: Beat together cream cheese, butter, confectioners sugar substitute and almond extract until smooth.
Frost each cookie. Add toppings if desired.
Store loosely covered (parchment or wax paper) on countertop for up to 5 days. Store in airtight container in refrigerator for 2 weeks, or freezer for 2-3 months.