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Keto Biscochitos Recipe

Embracing the festive spirit of the Southwest, where holiday sweets sprinkle joy and tradition into every bite, let’s delve into a recipe that encapsulates this essence with a keto twist. Imagine a cookie that brings the warmth of family traditions to the forefront, blending the unique flavors of the region with the health-conscious choices of a ketogenic lifestyle. This is where our Keto Biscochitos shine, offering a perfect treat for the holiday season, or really, any occasion that calls for a touch of sweetness without the carb overload. Whether you’re gathering with loved ones, celebrating festive occasions, or simply indulging in a moment of sweet solitude, these cookies provide a delightful experience. With their rich, buttery texture and a harmonious blend of spices, they’re not just cookies; they’re a celebration of tradition and taste, reimagined for the health-conscious gourmet.

Keto Biscochitos

A delightful twist on a regional favorite, these Keto Biscochitos are sure to bring warmth and joy to your holiday gatherings.


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground anise seed
  • 1/2 cup lard, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup erythritol (or preferred keto sweetener)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon for topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, and ground anise seed.
  3. In another bowl, beat the lard with erythritol until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla extract, mixing well.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet, mixing until a dough forms.
  5. Roll out the dough between two pieces of parchment paper to about 1/4 inch thickness. Use cookie cutters to cut into desired shapes.
  6. Place cookies on the prepared baking sheet and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are slightly golden. Allow to cool on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s dive into the nutritional aspect of these cookies, particularly focusing on their carb content to ensure they fit within your keto dietary needs:

  • Almond Flour: 3g net carbs per 1/4 cup
  • Coconut Flour: 2g net carbs per 1/4 cup
  • Erythritol: 0g net carbs (keto-friendly sweetener)
  • Egg: Less than 1g per egg
  • Lard: 0g net carbs
  • Spices and Flavors (Anise, Vanilla, Cinnamon): Negligible carbs

The total carb count will vary slightly based on the sizes and shapes of your cookies, but each one is designed to be low-carb and keto-friendly, perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without breaking your carb bank.

A Sweet Tradition Reimagined

In the heart of a cookie exchange or nestled quietly on a plate beside your favorite warm beverage, these Keto Biscochitos offer more than just a guilt-free indulgence. They are a testament to the joy of reimagining traditions in a way that fits our modern lives, marrying the rich heritage of regional cuisine with the mindful eating habits of today. As you bite into these spiced wonders, let them be a reminder of the simple pleasures that cooking and sharing food can bring into our lives. Whether it’s a festive celebration or a quiet moment of reflection, these cookies are sure to add a touch of sweetness to your day.

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