This dough can be used for shortbread cookies or a delicious crust for fruit tarts or lemon meringue pie!Ingredients
6 Tbsp butter
2 cups almond flour
1/3 cup granulated sweetener (Splenda, Ideal, Swerve, etc.)
1 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
Melt the butter in the microwave or a small saucepan. Add the almond flour, sweetener, and lemon zest, stirring until fully combined.
To make the cookies:
Form dough (it will be crumbly, this is normal) into a cylinder and wrap tightly with plastic wrap to compress. Chill in freezer for 30 minutes or until firm, or in the refrigerator for 2 hours. With a sharp knife, slice into 1/2 inch thick cookies (if they crumble apart your dough isn’t cold enough). Bake in a preheated oven @ 350 degrees (F) on a greased or parchment lined cookie sheet for 15 minutes, or until firm and golden brown. Allow to cool before removing.
To make a tart or pie crust:
No need to pre-chill, just press dough into tart or pie tins. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees (F) for 15 mins until firm and golden brown.
- Calories - 119
- Carbohydrates - 3g
- Dietary Fiber - 1g
- Total Fat - 12g
- Protein - 3g