These keto white chocolate macadamia nut cookies are chewy, gluten-free almond flour keto cookies with sugar-free white chocolate chips and crunchy bites of macadamia nuts.
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To make healthy gluten-free white chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies, you need to select the best healthy ingredients. Since it’s also a keto recipe, the ingredients below are low-carb, sugar-free, and diabetic-friendly.
All you need to whip a batch of these delicious keto white chocolate chips macadamia nuts cookies are:
Before you start this cookie recipe, bring all the ingredients at room temperature. Take the butter and egg out of the fridge 30 minutes before starting.
In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, xanthan gum, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Next, beat the soft butter with keto sweetener in a large mixing bowl using an electric beater. You can also use a stand mixer with the whisk or paddle attachment. Beat until light and fluffy. Then add in egg and vanilla.
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Finally, stir the dry ingredients into the beaten butter bowl. I generally like to use a spatula to gently incorporate the ingredients and prevent the flour from bursting out of the bowl.
It’s up to you to use your stand mixer with the paddle attachment to work the dough.
When the dough is consistent, stir in sugar-free white chocolate chips and macadamia pieces.
I highly recommend wrapping the cookie in plastic wrap and chill for 15 minutes. This makes the cookie texture perfect and prevents them from spreading on the baking sheet.
Meanwhile, line baking sheets with parchment paper. I use two baking sheets for baking the 24 cookies in this recipe.
I am using a cookie dough scoop to shape even cookies. Bring the dough between your hand palm and roll to form a ball.
Then, place the cookie dough ball onto the prepared cookie sheet leaving a 1-thumb space between them.
Lightly flatten the cookies with your hand palm before baking – they will slightly expand in the oven. You will make 24 low-carb keto white chocolate chip cookies with this recipe.
These are gluten-free chocolate chip cookies with almond flour, which means they must be baked at a lower temperature than regular cookies.
In fact, almond flour baked goods can brown and burn really fast above 325F(160C).
Bake them at this temperature in the center rack of your oven. You can bake two cookie sheets at once if your oven temperature is well calibrated.
Otherwise, leave the second cookie sheet at room temperature while the first is baking.
Don’t overbake your cookies, or they wouldn’t be chewy, more like crunchy cookies.
You know they are ready when the side gets golden brown, and the top is still slightly soft.
These sugar-free white chocolate macadamia cookies get all their texture after few hours. They must cool completely to firm up on the outside and get their chewy texture in the middle.
For another view of how to make these cookies, watch my Story: Making the Keto White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies.
Unfortunately, no. You can’t replace almond flour with coconut flour in any keto baking recipe. These two keto flours have different properties, coconut flour being 4 times more liquid absorbent than almond flour.
They are not interchangeable by a 1:1 ratio.
These cookies store very well in a sealed cookie jar in the fridge for up to 5 days. If it’s not too hot where you live, they store well in the pantry, as long as they are not in contact with air.
The moisture of air softens almond flour cookies really fast.
You can also freeze the cookies in ziplock bags and thaw them for 3 hours before serving. Place the frozen cookies on a plate on the countertop.
I absolutely love creating keto cookie recipes. They are perfect for fixing your sweet tooth on your keto journey and much cheaper than the store-bought keto cookies.
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