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These low carb thumbprint cookies are the perfect sweet treat for the holiday season. No one will know that they are sugar free and gluten free and best of all they are only 0.9g net carbs per cookie!

Low Carb Thumbprint Cookies

These low carb thumbprint cookies are the perfect sweet treat for the holiday season. No one will know that they are sugar free and gluten free and best of all they are only 0.9g net carbs per cookie!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword butter cream icing, low carb, sugar free, thumb print cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 171 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 cup butter softened 2 sticks
  • 1/2 cup Swerve sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cup walnuts finely chopped

Butter Cream Icing

  • 1 stick of butter softened
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups Swerve confectioners sweetener

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Chop nuts and add to a shallow bowl.
  3. Separate eggs and put the whites in a shallow bowl and the yolks in with the butter.
  4. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, Swerve, vanilla, salt and egg yolks.
  5. Add in the flour and mix until a dough forms.
  6. Roll the dough into balls and then dip in the egg whites and then roll in the walnuts.
  7. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 minutes.
  8. Pull out of the oven and gently push your thumb into the cookies to make a print.
  9. Place back into the oven for 7-10 minutes until lightly browned.
  10. Let cool completely before icing.
  11. To make the icing, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla using a standing mixer.
  12. Slowly add the cream and then mix on high for 5-10 minutes until nice and creamy.
  13. When cookies are cooled, pipe the icing onto the cookies.