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Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies

Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies are so easy to make and full of cinnamon flavour!

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It’s time for some perfectly sweet treats! These easy Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies really hit the spot when I need something sweet. Light and fragrant with a great cinnamon flavour perfectly paired with a cup of coffee! They take less than 10 minutes to make and you will probably have them ready before your oven is done pre-heating.

Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies
Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies are perfect with a cup of coffee!

This Low Carb Cinnamon Cookie recipe is also easily made for only 1/2 a recipe to make about 9 cookies. I like to only make a few because I tend to eat them more sparingly than if I had a whole bunch sitting there. I know its a mental trick but it works for me!

It seems that there is always a struggle with preferences to sweeteners in low carb and keto recipes. Some sweeteners have aftertastes, some are too granular, and for me, some give me migraines. So when making any recipes that call for artificial sweetener, use the sweetener that you prefer and try to ensure the quantity measures the same for needed sweetness.

Does almond flour have carbs?

Yes, almond flour does have carbs. It can vary a lot between brands so check the label of the one you use to bake and calculate accordingly. A serving (1/4 cup or 28 grams) of almond flour has around 160 calories, 6 grams of carbs and 3 grams of fibre. Making this only 6 total carbs or 3 net carbs per serving of a 1/4 cup.

Can I replace flour with almond flour?

If you need to substitute flour when you are cooking low carb, it’s not always a cup-for-cup replacement.  For almond flour: substitute 1:1 with all-purpose (white) flour. Please Note: Almond flour typically requires more binding agent like eggs, so the recipe might need to be altered.
These Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies have been a life saver in the evenings when I need a little sweet treat after dinner. If you love cookies like me, don’t forget to try my Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies.
I really hope that you enjoy these cookies as much as I do.
Happy Low Carbing!

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Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies

 

Cinnamon Cookies

Low Carb Cinnamon Cookies are so easy to make and full of cinnamon flavour!
Prep Time
5 minutes
Servings
18
Author
Karami Urbanoski

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Almond Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Soft Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 Cup Swerve Sweetener (or equivalent)
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.

  3. Use a 1.5 tbsp cookie scoop and place each onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment or silicone baking mat. Or alternately roll into small balls making about 18.

  4. Once on the cookie sheets flatten with a fork. These cookies do not spread or flatten out by themselves.

  5. Bake for 14-16 minutes, just until the edges are nice and golden brown.

  6. Note: This recipe is easily halved for those who only want 9 cookies for a treat! Just use 1/2 of everything including the egg. Just lightly whip the egg and use only 1/2. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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Sweet Treats / Low Carb Cinnamon CookiesLast updated on August 24, 2019
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