Monday, April 29, 2013

Low Carb Girl Scout Savannah Smiles Cookies

Low Carb Girl Scout Savannah Smiles Cookies

2/3 cup sugar equivalent substitute
1/2 cup butter at room temperature
1 egg
2 tsp lemon extract
3/4 cup almond flour
1/3 cup coconut flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp poppy seeds
Powdered sweetener, optional

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sweetener until smooth.
3. Add in lemon extract and egg.
4. Add in baking soda and salt.
5. Add in flours and poppy seeds.
6. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls.
7. Place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and press gently to flatten the tops slightly.
8. Bake for 9-10 minutes, or just until the bottoms are golden.
9. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes and then carefully transfer to cooling rack to fully dry/solidify, about 2 hours.
10. Optional: Dust with sweetener to finish.

Makes about 42 cookies.
Nutritional Information per low carb cookie fabulosuness: Calories: 39 Carbohydrates: 1.3 g, Fiber: .7 g, Net Carbohydrates: .6g, Protein: .8g, Fat: 3.5g
Nutritional Information for original Girl Scouts Savannah Smiles Cookie: Calories: 24 Carbohydrates: 4.3 g, Fiber: 0g, Net Carbohydrates: 4.3g, Protein: .2g, Fat: 1g

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