Chocolate Mint Keto Shortbread Cookies Recipe
This Chocolate Mint Keto Shortbread Cookies Recipe is the perfect treat for your keto or low carb your diet. Made with real butter, sugar free chocolate chips and your favorite mint extract this keto treat tackles your cravings without the guilt!
New To The Keto Diet
When I first heard about the keto diet, I thought, huh, another fad diet…. but, then I started seeing results from friends and reading success stories online. I checked out recipes for a few weeks.
Then one day it dawned on me, that you can really eat some incredible things on the keto diet. I knew I had nothing but inches and pounds to lose so I decided to give it a shot.
Low Carb Friendly Is Easier Than I Thought
After trying a few popular recipes for keto meals and snacks, I was inspired to start altering some of my favorite recipes to create keto food that my entire family would enjoy.
This Chocolate Mint Keto Shortbread Cookies Recipe are perfect for anytime of year. They are buttery, minty and the chocolate drizzle really sets the flavors off. This post contains affiliate links and/or images.
Guilt Free Treats
I am always up for a guilt free treat, so this has become one of my go to cookie recipes for when I crave sweets. The cookies come together in a few moments time, and bake in under 10 minutes!
Waiting for the chocolate to harden does require a little patience. If you have to taste test one with the melty chocolate drizzled on top, know you are not alone, these are so yummy they are hard to resist!
• 1/4 cup softened butter
• 3 tablespoons keto friendly confectioners’ sugar
• 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
• 3/4 cup almond flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup sugar free chocolate chips
• 1 teaspoon mint extract, divided
• 3 tablespoons, divided
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Steps 1-3: Preheat oven to 350. Add butter and confectioners’ sugar to a medium size mixing bowl or stand mixer. cream about 1 minute.
Steps 4-7: Add in the vanilla, ½ teaspoon mint extract and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and mix well. About 1 minute.
Steps 8-11: In a medium mixing bowl, add flour, baking soda, and salt. Whisk together.
Step 12: Fold dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until mixture forms a dough like consistency.
Steps 13: Using an ice cream scoop, place balls of dough on cookie sheet. If you like, you can flatten the cookies with a fork or let them be a bit fluffier.
Step 14: Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the bottoms are just browned.
Steps 15-18: In a small bowl, add the chocolate chips, ½ teaspoon mint extract and 1 teaspoon melted coconut oil.
Melt in microwave in 20 second bursts until melted. Add more coconut oil, 1 teaspoon at a time, as needed to a smooth consistency.
Step 19: Drizzle the mint chocolate over the cookies. Allow the chocolate to harden. Store in an airtight container.