Low Carb Lemon Cookies, creamy mascarpone cheese goodness. #ketocookies #lowcarbcookies
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Low Carb Lemon Cookies

Mascarpone cheese and a lemon tang. Melt in the mouth delicious goodness. What more can you ask for in keto low carb lemon cookies?
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, Keto, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword: keto lemon cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Lauren Gonikishvili

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sweetener Swerve Confectioner's
  • 2 eggs
  • 14 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 lemon zested

Glaze

  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp powdered sweetener (add more or less to taste)

Instructions

  • Whisk together the flours, baking powder, and salt.
  • In another bowl, beat the butter and sweetener about 3 minutes until it comes together then add in the eggs one at a time.
  • Add in the mascarpone cheese, lemon juice, and zest, and beat until the mixture is smooth with no lumps.
  • Stir in the dry ingredients and chill the dough for 15 minutes.
  • Spoon the dough (about 1 tablespoon each) onto the baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes at 325 degrees Fahrenheit or until the edges just start to brown.
  • Let the cookies cool on the pan for 20 minutes before moving to the cooling rack. Once on the cooling rack allow them to cool completely before topping with the glaze.
  • To make the glaze, beat all the ingredients together for 2-3 minutes on high.
  • Spoon about a teaspoon full on each cookie and spread it around with the back of the spoon. Leave the icing to set then store in the fridge for up to a week.

Notes

Nutrition Facts

 
Servings 24.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 160
 
Total Fat 15 g 
Saturated Fat 8 g 
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 56 mg 
Sodium 108 mg 
Potassium 16 mg 
Total Carbohydrate 3 g 
Dietary Fiber 2 g 
Sugars 0 g 
Protein 2 g
*Nutrition Facts per MyFitnessPal.com. For most accurate facts, calculate your own with the exact ingredients you use in the recipe.