I take advantage of Swerve because the sugar alternative, it is made largely of Erythritol, present in a number of sugar-free gums and mints, yow will discover it in most well being meals shops or I added an internet hyperlink beneath, it is available in Granular, Confectioners and Brown and measures the identical as common sugar. It does not appear to trigger gastric points some sugar replacements trigger however you do not take a look at it by consuming the entire batch of cookies in a single sitting. I lower out among the elements that I attempt to restrict on my plan on this recipe. So they need to be a terrific vacation deal with for these of you which can be on a keto, low carb or diabetic food regimen however in fact, as at all times run them by your well being professionals for his or her thumbs up… higher but convey them a batch.
Are they your Grandma’s Christmas cookies? No, however these most likely have oodles of sugar, butter and white flour in them. These actually are a terrific different for conventional sugar cookies and I feel Grandma may even struggle you for the final one.
Shelly’s Sugar-Free Almond Christmas Cookies
1 cup Almond Flour (not meal)
2 Tablespoons Coconut Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/eight teaspoon Sea Salt
1/four cup Butter, softened
1/four cup Swerve, Granular
1 Massive Egg, crushed
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
three Tablespoons Swerve, Confectioners
1 Tablespoon Milk, any
1/eight teaspoon Lemon Extract (you may sub any taste Almond, Vanilla)
Vacation Nonpareils (non-obligatory)
Preheat oven to 325. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine collectively the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt. Cream softened butter with the Swerve till mixed. Combine within the egg and vanilla extract. Add dry elements and blend till the dough comes collectively. Roll the dough into 1 to 1-1/2 inch balls and place 1 inch aside on the parchment lined baking sheet. Press the balls down with the palm of your hand to about 1/2 inch thick.
They puff a bit however do not unfold. Bake about 18-20 minutes, till simply barely starting to agency up and are calmly golden on the underside. Take away and let cool on the pan. They’ll agency as they cool. Makes 16-20 cookies.
Make the glaze: combine the Confectioner’s Swerve, milk, and extract collectively until nicely mixed. Dip the highest of the cookies into the glaze and sprinkle with nonpareils.
The glaze units fairly fast… so dip and sprinkle every cookie, do not dip all then go to sprinkle as a result of your sprinkles will roll off… or alternatively in case you are not a fan of glaze you may soften Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips to dip or drizzle over cookies.
Here is our Christmas tree this 12 months. I really like my combined up decoration tree. There’s a story behind each decoration and as we enhance we bear in mind the individuals, instances or locations they signify. Wishing everybody Comfortable Holidays stuffed with fantastic reminiscences.