Keto/Low Carb Holiday Cookie Recipe- No Almond Flour! Part 2


I figured out delicious keto thumbprint cookies and wanted another cookie to add to the video and I really wanted to do a traditional Italian Christmas cookie. I really wanted to make Italian cucidati cookies but they have a bunch of ingredients not good for keto but maybe when I get pregnant and do more low carb I will attempt a recipe for next Christmas!! I saw pictures of chocolate dipped Italian butter cookies and thought they looked amazing so I got to work. Crispy on the outside, soft and buttery in the middle so yummy!!!
#coconutflour #nutfree

Ingredients, blog link and macros below!!!!

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Ateco tip number 867 (the one I own) –
Ateco tip number 868 (a little bigger) –
Wilton open star tip #8 B –
Wilton 1 M open star tip (makes roses on cupcake) –
Wilton 2 D Flower tip –
Witon Disposable Piping bags 50CT. –
Wilton Disposable Piping bags 12 CT. –
Portion Scoops –
Mixing bowls-
Silicon spatulas-
Silicon whisks-
Scale –
Kitchen Aide 5 qt. Mixer –

Granular monkfruit-
Isopure Unflavored whey protein isolate-
Coconut Flour –
Xanthan Gum –

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Keto Jam Ingredients
8 oz. Frozen or fresh berries
120 g Allulose (3/4 Cup)
splash of water

Thumbprint Cookie Batter Ingredients
112g Salted Butter (8 Tbs./1/2 Cup) (room temp.)
66 g Granular Alternative Sweetener (1/3 Cup) Plus 2 Tbs. for rolling
1 Egg Yolk (room temp)
1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
40 g Unflavored Whey Protein Isolate
15 g Coconut Flour (2 Tbs.)
1/2 Tbs. Gelatin
1/2 tsp. Xanthan Gum

Macros for 1/16 cookie with raspberry jam:
71 Calories
6.25 g Fat
1.25 g Total Carbs
.5 g Fiber
.75 g Net Carbs
2.9 g Protein

With Strawberry Jam:
70 Calories
6 g Fat
.4 g Total Carbs
.6 g Net Carbs
2.9 g Protein

Italian Butter Cookie Ingredients
1 Stick Butter (112g) (High quality is best-softened)
66 g Granular Sweetener of choice (1/3 Cup)
2 Egg Yolks
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
23 g Unflavored Whey Protein Isolate (Isopur is my preferred brand)(approximately 4 1/2 Tbs.)
7 g Coconut Flour (1 Tbs.)
16 g Egg White Powder (2 Tbs. packed)
1/2 tsp. Xanthan Gum

Macros: Whole Batch with no extras
1114 Calories
104 g Fat
5 g Total Carbs
2 g Fiber
3 g Net Carbs
40 g Protein

For 1 of 18 (That’s the number I got most often)
62 Calorie
6 g Fat
.27 g Total Carbs
.11 g Fiber
.16 g Net Carbs
2.2 g Protein

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  1. yeah so I followed another raspberry recipe that called for gelatin, it was AWFUL!!! This one I have done for a few years and it is so much better. I thought adding the gelatin it would give it more of that jelled kinda texture, but it was like jello, hated it lol. Maybe the instructions just added too much… I'm not sure but I'd rather have the fresh taste than that crap! Thanks again 🙂

  2. Britain’s 🇬🇧Nigella Lawson freezes egg whites and uses them as fresh…even for meringue!
    What gorgeous shaped cookies! I love the large rose cookie. You are absolutely gorgeous when you bite into your cookies! Even prettier! The expression of joy and satisfaction is overflowing! Merry Christmas!🎄
    Gladys, 🇨🇦Toronto, Canada

  3. Thanks for the recipes! Love them! One question: you are talking about how the sweetener crystals do not dissolve and should be whipped for a long time. Why not use powdered sweetener, instead? Problem would be solved….

  4. I tried the thumbprints today (used store bought jam), and am very pleased. Recently I have begun to have issues with almonds, so I wanted to experiment with non-almond recipes. I tried coconut flour some time ago, but found it so dry I couldn't swallow it. That is NOT the case with your recipe. It is so good, WITHOUT that dryness. Thank you for sharing.

  5. O my word.. I made your keto thumb print cookies this morning and the raspberry jam with fresh raspberries. I can only make these once in a while because I have no self control. These are so so good. 😋 🤤 I will be making a lot more of your recipes. Love them. Tfs…

  6. Thank you for these recipes, brought back happy memories with Mom, we did use Nutmeg in one of our cookies, they were like your Italian ones and were called Nutmeg logs. I also HAVE to make Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cakes. I'll have to check f you made them already.