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Cookies For Santa

Cookies For Santa

Published on: December 19, 2019

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Wow Santa this year with some low-carb cookies and a glass of almond milk. These taste just like the original but contain a fraction of its carbs. Making these cookies is easy, and you should definitely get the whole family to join in Santa’s favorite cookies making.

Cookies For Santa

Preparation time: 15 minutes + inactive time

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 20-24 cookies, depending on the size of the cookie cutters



  • 2 cups almond flour
  • ½ tsp xanthan gum
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 tsp gingerbread men mixture (mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves)
  • 6 tbsp softened butter
  • 1 medium egg
  • ½ cup golden sweetener



  • 1In a mixing bowl, combine almond flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, and spices.
  • 2In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and golden sweetener.


  • 3Fold in the egg followed by the dry ingredients.
  • 4Knead into a dough until smooth.


  • 5Wrap the dough in plastic foil and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 6Roll the dough between two pieces of baking paper to ⅛-inch thickness.
  • 7Cut out desired shapes with cookie cutters.


  • 8Arrange the cookies on a cookie sheet lined with baking paper.
  • 9Chill for 10 minutes before baking.
  • 10Bake the cookies for 10-15 minutes or until golden.
  • 11Cool on a wire rack before decorating.


Tips & Tricks

To decorate your cookies, you can simply sprinkle them with powdered sweetener or, even better, make sugarless “sugar” cookie glazing:

  1. Beat 1 egg white with 1 cup of powdered erythritol.
  2. Divide into four equal parts and color each part with desired food coloring.
  3. Pipe the glazing onto cookies and let the glazing become firm before serving.