Thin Mints ( Keto )

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Keto Thin Mints are crispy keto cookies with a sugar-free mint chocolate coating. They’re the perfect way to indulge in Girl Scout cookies without all the sugar and carbs.


Thin Mints

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Servings: 20 servings | Calories: 127kcal


Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 1 ¾ cups almond flour
  • ⅓ cup cocao powder
  • ⅓ cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoon butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Coating:

  • ½ ounce cocoa butter or 1 tablespoon coconut oil**
  • 7 oz Lily’s dark chocolate chopped
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

Instructions

Cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 300F and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine almond flour, cocao powder, sweetener, baking powder and salt. Add in egg, butter and vanilla extract and stir well until dough comes together.
  • Roll out dough between two pieces of parchment paper to desired thickness, but no more than ¼ inch thick. Lift off top piece of parchment and set aside. 
  • Using a 2-inch diameter cookie cutter, cut out circles of dough and lift gently. Place cookies on prepared baking sheet. Gather up scraps of dough and reroll until too little is left to roll out.
  • Bake cookies until firm to the touch,20 to 30 minutes (this will vary depending on how thinly you rolled your dough). Remove and let cool. They will continue to crisp up as they cool.
  • Pro tip: Once cool, place the wafers in the freezer so the chocolate sets faster.

Chocolate Coating

  • Set a heatproof bowl over a pot of gently simmering water. Add the chocolate and cocoa butter, stirring frequently until smooth and melted. Remove from heat and stir in the peppermint extract.
  • Dip the cookies into the chocolate, using two forks to turn over and fully coat cookie.
  • Lift out the cookie and gently tap the fork on the side of the bowl to remove excess chocolate, then place on a waxed paper lined baking sheet.
  • Refrigerate until fully set. 

Notes

*Cook’s Notes: some chocolate melts more thickly than others. Cocoa butter is the best way to thin out the coating. Butter and coconut oil are okay but some chocolate seems to end up more thick when using dairy.


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