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Low Carb Lemon Basil Shortbread
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Keto Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies

Low Carb Grain Free Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookie.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15
Calories: 60kcal
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • zest of 1/2 large lemon or 1 small lemon
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Erythritol I use Swerve
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • dash salt


  • Mix lemon zest with sweetener.
  • Add butter to sweetener.
  • Mix basil, salt, xantan gum into almond flour.
  • Add almond flour to butter mixture.
  • Add egg.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Mix everything together.
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Roll out between parchment paper. Cut out.
  • The dough can get sticky. Flour your cookie cutter frequently.
  • Bake for 8 minutes (check at 6 minutes) at 350 F. degrees.


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The amount of cookies depends on the size of the cutter and thickness of the cookie. These are bite-sized. You can make the cookies larger.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g