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Front View of a Stack of Keto Orange Shortbread Cookies with Fern in Foreground

Keto Orange Shortbread Cookies

These Orange Shortbread Cookies are crisp, subtly sweet, aromatic with vanilla and orange, and perfect for pairing with a cup of tea.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 204kcal



  • Beat together the butter and Swerve Confectioners, and then beat in the egg white, orange zest, vanilla, and stevia glycerite. Stir in the almond flour and salt.
  • Roll the dough into a log about 6 to 6 1/2-inches long and chill well (1 hour in the freezer or 4 hours in the fridge).
  • Preheat the oven to 325F. Line a large baking tray with parchment paper or a silpat liner.
  • Slice the dough log into 12 cookies, each about 1/2-inch thick.
  • Arrange the cookies on the prepared baking tray and chill in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Bake until the cookies are golden along the outside and on the bottom, about 20 minutes.


  • Net Carbs: 2g per serving (each serving is 2 cookies)
  • Keep a log of this shortbread dough stashed in the fridge so you can bake up fresh cookies at a moment’s notice; it’s perfect for holiday entertaining!
  • For a few different flavor variations, check out the post above. My personal favorite version is the chocolate chip shortbread!


Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 0.9mg