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Keto Thin Mints

  • Author: Sara Nelson
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
  • Yield: 18 cookies
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These Keto Thin Mints are a perfect way to curb your craving for a chocolate baked good! These cookies are keto, low-carb, paleo, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, vegetarian, vegan, refined-sugar-free, and only 1.5g net carbs per serving!


Ingredients

Cookie

Chocolate Coating


Instructions

For the cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. (For egg-free/vegan) To a small bowl, add flax seeds and water. Whisk together until fully incorporated. Set aside to set for at least 5 minutes.
  3. To a mixing bowl, add dry ingredients and whisk together.
  4. Melt coconut oil in microwave until liquid, about 30 seconds.
  5. To dry ingredients, add melted coconut oil, flax mixture OR egg, peppermint extract, and vanilla extract. Mix together until well-combined.
  6. Roll dough into ball and transfer bowl of dough to refrigerator to chill for 10 minutes.
  7. Between two pieces of parchment paper, place ball of chilled dough. Using a rolling pin, roll dough until it is an even layer.
  8. Using a cookie cutter or mason jar lid, cut cookies out of dough and place on prepared baking sheets. Continue to re-roll dough and cut cookies out until all dough has been used up.
  9. Bake cookies one baking sheet at a time for 25 minutes.

For the chocolate coating:

  1. Line a plate or baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  2. Using double boiler method on stovetop, melt chocolate ingredients over medium low heat. Stirring occasionally until ingredients are fully combined.
  3. Transfer chocolate to shallow bowl.
  4. Using a fork, dip cookies into melted chocolate, flipping as necessary so as to evenly coat both sides of cookie.
  5. Transfer chocolate-coated cookie to prepared plate.
  6. Refrigerate cookies until chocolate hardens, about 30 minutes, or freeze for 10 minutes.

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