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Shortbread cookies on parchment with christmas decorations
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4.99 from 52 votes

Low Carb Shortbread Cookies

Just like the traditional shortbread cookies but without all the sugar spikes. Diabetic friendly sugar free shortbread cookies.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Freeze before baking10 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 70kcal
Author: Oscar
Cost: $5



  • Cream together the softened butter and erythritol until well combined and fluffy, about a minute. Then mix in a the vanilla extract and then slowly mix in the almond flour a little at a time.
  • Use your hands to knead the dough together and shape into a ball.
  • Roll out 12 - 1 inch dough balls and place onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Using a fork indent a cross hatch into the cookies.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Place cookies in the freezer for 10 minutes and then bake in a 350°F preheated oven for 15-18 minutes until they are lightly golden around the edges. Allow to slightly cool on the baking tray and then move to a cooling rack.



Top Tip: Freeze the raw cookies on the parchment lined cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes before baking.


Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g