Keto Thumbprint Cookies – Low Carb

keto thumbprint cookies on a rectangular white plate

4.9 from 14 reviews

These keto thumbprint cookies have all the flavor and texture of your favorite classic thumbprint cookies!  Low carb and gluten free.



  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine the egg, butter, almond flour, salt, baking powder, erythritol and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  3. Mix well with a fork until a dough is formed.
  4. Place the chopped walnuts on a plate.
  5. Form the dough into 1.5 inch balls and roll in the walnuts to coat.
  6. Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and press a small dent into the center of each cookie.
  9. Place approximately 1 teaspoon of jam in each cookie dent.
  10. Return to the oven and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  11. Remove and transfer to a rack or platter to cool for 30 minutes.
  12. Cookies MUST be fully cool to stay together – until then they will be quite fragile, so handle gently when transferring.


Net carbs per cookie = 2g


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