Low Carb White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe
A fun twist to a traditional chocolate chip cookie is to make a keto white chocolate macadamia nut cookie. These cookies are buttery thanks to the low carb cookie base and macadamia nuts. These gluten free cookies are soft and have a delicate crumb with lighly crisp edges and are loaded with white chocolate chips and macadamias for the ulitmate keto cookie!
Sugar Free White Chocolate Chips
Of course, we need some sugar-free white chocolate chips to go in this keto cookie recipe. You can make your own keto white chocolate if you have the time and like making your own foods. Here is a recipe you should try for sugar free white chocolate. Luckily, there is a keto approved white chocolate you can purchase and not have to worry about making it on your own. My favorite brand of keto white chocolate chips are from ChocZero. Their chocolate chips are sugar-free and don’t contain sugar alcohols. You can use my affliate code KETOFOCUS to save 10% off your order.
Are Macadamia Nuts Keto?
Yes, macadmia nuts are keto approved. They are one of the most keto approved nut since they are high in fats and very low in carbs. One ounce of macadamia nuts has 21 grams of fat and 2 grams of net carbs. They are also very flavorful and go great in sweet recipes, like these keto white chocolate macadamia nut cookies.
Perfect Keto Flour Blend
My go-to keto flour combination is almond flour and coconut flour. Using this combination of gluten free flours creates a flour that bakes similar to all-purpose flour but without the excess carbs! I also prefer to use almond flour and coconut flour because they are available at most grocery stores.
If you are allergic to nuts, I suggest using sunflower seed flour instead of almond flour. It bakes similar to almond flour and measures cup for cup with almond flour so it would be a direct substitution in this recipe.
If you love a fine cookie texture, you should sift your dry ingredients together. Sifting the flours will break up any caking or clumps from the almond and coconut flours yielding a delicate crumb when you bake these keto cookies.
Oh No! My Cookies Spread!
An important step in this keto white chocolate macadamia nut cookie recipe is to refrigerate the cookie dough before baking. You can either refrigerate the dough as a big ball or scoop it out into cookies first, then refrigerate the baking tray before baking.
Either way, refrigerating the keto cookie dough will keep the cookies from spreading as they bake. Plus, it gives the time for the flavors to meld together creating a tasty sugar-free cookie.
Freezing Keto Cookie Dough and Storage
If you want to make up these keto cookies ahead of time or even the cookie dough ahead of time, you can! For the dough, simply store it in the refrigerator or the freezer until you are ready to bake them. In the refrigerator, the sugar-free cookie dough will stay fresh for up to 4-5 days. In the freezer, you can keep the dough in there for up to 3 months.
After you have baked your low carb cookies, I recommend storing them in an air tight container at room temperature.
Other Keto Cookies to Try
Whether you are baking up large batches of keto Christmas cookies for the holidays or you are craving something sweet, I got you covered with this list of delicious keto cookies you need to try.