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Vegan "Cream Cheese" Cookies

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These low carb cookies are prepared with almond flour, coconut flour, and homemade vegan "cream cheese" made with cashew nuts.

They are a gluten-free and dairy-free alternative to the classic recipe, and they're suitable both for vegan and keto diets.

Health

Time

45m

Cost

Nutrients

124 kcal

Carbs 3 grams

Sugars 1 grams

Total Fats 9 grams

Saturates 2 grams

Fibers 4 grams

Proteins 5 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian
  • Ketogenic

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts

Servings

12

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Step 1

Soak the cashew creams in water for 10 minutes and drain. Next, blitz the cashews with water, lemon zest, and salt using a food processor.

Ingredients List

To Garnish

Orange Zestto taste
Chopped Almonds15g

For the Vegan Cream 'Cheese'

Cashew Nuts50g
Water50mL
Lemon Zest0.5tsp
Salt1pinch

For the Almond Cookies

Coconut Flour90g
Almond Flour90g
Erythritol40g
Baking Powder1tsp
Almond Butter35g
Almond Milk80mL
Step 1

Pulse the ingredients until you have a smooth and dense cream.

Ingredients List

To Garnish

Orange Zestto taste
Chopped Almonds15g

For the Vegan Cream 'Cheese'

Cashew Nuts50g
Water50mL
Lemon Zest0.5tsp
Salt1pinch

For the Almond Cookies

Coconut Flour90g
Almond Flour90g
Erythritol40g
Baking Powder1tsp
Almond Butter35g
Almond Milk80mL
Step 2

In a bowl, combine the coconut flour, almond flour, erythritol, baking powder, almond butter, cashew cream, and almond milk. Knead the dough until it comes together into a ball.

Ingredients List

To Garnish

Orange Zestto taste
Chopped Almonds15g

For the Vegan Cream 'Cheese'

Cashew Nuts50g
Water50mL
Lemon Zest0.5tsp
Salt1pinch

For the Almond Cookies

Coconut Flour90g
Almond Flour90g
Erythritol40g
Baking Powder1tsp
Almond Butter35g
Almond Milk80mL
Step 2

Cover it with cling film and place in the fridge to rest for 15 minutes.

Ingredients List

To Garnish

Orange Zestto taste
Chopped Almonds15g

For the Vegan Cream 'Cheese'

Cashew Nuts50g
Water50mL
Lemon Zest0.5tsp
Salt1pinch

For the Almond Cookies

Coconut Flour90g
Almond Flour90g
Erythritol40g
Baking Powder1tsp
Almond Butter35g
Almond Milk80mL
Step 3

Pinch off a bit of dough, roll it between your palms. Then flatten it down on a baking tray and shape into a cookie.

Ingredients List

To Garnish

Orange Zestto taste
Chopped Almonds15g

For the Vegan Cream 'Cheese'

Cashew Nuts50g
Water50mL
Lemon Zest0.5tsp
Salt1pinch

For the Almond Cookies

Coconut Flour90g
Almond Flour90g
Erythritol40g
Baking Powder1tsp
Almond Butter35g
Almond Milk80mL
Step 4

Bake at 175° C (350° F) for 10 minutes. Then transfer the cookies on a wire rack to cool down.

Ingredients List

To Garnish

Orange Zestto taste
Chopped Almonds15g

For the Vegan Cream 'Cheese'

Cashew Nuts50g
Water50mL
Lemon Zest0.5tsp
Salt1pinch

For the Almond Cookies

Coconut Flour90g
Almond Flour90g
Erythritol40g
Baking Powder1tsp
Almond Butter35g
Almond Milk80mL

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