Almond Butter Cookies (Paleo + Keto)

These Paleo, Keto + Egg-Free almond butter cookies are a great low carb dessert with Keto options and some other ideas for making them family-friendly, too! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 14
Author Justin + Erica Winn | Real Simple Good


Optional add-ins:

  • 1/4 cup dairy-free chocolate chips (no sugar added for Keto)
  • 1/4 cup sprouted gluten free oats (GF but not strict Paleo or Keto, could sub shredded coconut)
  • 1/4 cup raisins (not Keto)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk almond flour, erythritol, baking soda and sea salt. 

  3. Add nut butter and melted ghee.

  4. Add warm water and gelatin to a small bowl and mix continuously with a fork or whisk so no clumps form. Remove and dispose of any clumps you can’t get out and then pour into bowl. Mix immediately to combine everything. 

  5. Fold in any optional add-ins. 

  6. Roll into balls and place on baking sheet. Use palm to flatten cookies a bit. Transfer to oven and bake for about 9 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet and then store at room temperature in an airtight container.