Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies

Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies are whole lot of buttery, crumbly almond goodness. These golden shortbread cookies with their rich butter and almond aroma and flavors have the perfect shortbread texture, complemented by the generous addition of sliced almonds.  Our Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies are great for folks who are carb-conscious but will be enjoyed by all.  Delightful on their own or served with our Salted Peanut Double Chocolate Cookies, they are best with a good cup of coffee or tea.  The only question remaining is “Do I enjoy Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies for a mid-morning or mid-afternoon break or as a bedtime snack?”

Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time: 20 minutes, Total Time: 45 minutes excluding freezing time. Yields approximately 30 cookies. 

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  • ¼ tsp fine Sea Salt
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 cups Almond Flour
  • 3 Tbs Coconut Flour
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter
  • ½ cup Stevia
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 Tb Almond Extract
  • 1 cup Sliced Almonds


  1. Combine the dry ingredients (sea salt, baking soda, almond flour and coconut flour) in a bowl, mix to combine and set aside.
  2. Cream the butter and stevia in a mixing bowl using an electric hand mixer.
  3. Add the egg and almond extract to creamed butter and stevia in the mixing bowl, mix at a low speed until incorporated.
  4. Working in three batches, add the dry ingredients to the mixing bowl and mix using the electric hand mixer at a low speed.
  5. Using a spatula, gently fold the sliced almond into the dough.
  6. Divide the dough in half and form two loaves which are 1 inch tall and 2 inches wide
  7. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and freeze for minimum 8 hours; you can keep the dough frozen for up to 72 hours in necessary.
  8. Heat the oven to 350 F degrees.
  9. Slice the frozen dough loaves in to ¼ inch slices and arrange on a heavy baking sheet, leaving at least ¼ inch between the slices of dough.
  10. Bake the cookies for 12 minutes, flip the cookies over and bake for another 8 minutes; the cookies should be a light golden-brown on each side.
  11. Remove the cookies from the oven and cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer the cookies to a cooling rack until they are brought to room temperature.
  12. Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 12 weeks.

Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies

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