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Easy Keto Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies

Serves 18     adjust servings


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 Cup monk fruit sweetener
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 medium lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 3 1/2 cups blanched almond flour
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest

Instructions

Step 1 – Heat oven to 350F 

Step 2 –PREPARE THE COOKIE DOUGH: using wood spoon mix the butter, cream cheese, and Monk Fruit Sweetener until it is fluffy and light in color

Step 3 – BEAT: in the vanilla extract, salt, lemon, and egg.

Step 4—BEAT: in the almond flour, ½ cup at a time.  The dough will be dense and crumbly this is fine.  It will stick together when pressed.

Step 5—Scoop about 1 ½ TBSP of cookie dough and place it on a non-stick baking sheet.  Gently flatten with the palm of your hand.

Step 6—Bake the cookies for 15 minutes or until the edges are light golden brown.  Sprinkle warm cookies with lemon zest. Allow them to cool on the pan before handling them.  They will harden as they cool

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