Healthy Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough - Desserts with Benefits

Healthy Buttery Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough

After making those Lemon Cheesecake Bars, I was on a lemon roll!!  Get it?  Get it?  😀

I know, I’m cheesy…  so let’s get onto the fooood shall we?  This Buttery Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough is the springtime snack!

Healthy Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough - Desserts with Benefits

It’s light, it’s fresh, it’s summery and it’s… good for ya?!

YUP.

Healthy Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough - Desserts with Benefits

It’s buttery, yet contains no butter.

It’s sweet, yet contains no sugar.

It’s doughy, yet contains no gluten.

Heck yes.  I’ll take the whole batch please.

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Healthy Buttery Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough

Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
   

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, stir together the oat flour, oats, erythritol, protein powder, and salt.
  • In a blender, puree together the beans, almond milk, almond butter, lemon zest, stevia extract, lemon flavor, and butter flavor.
  • Scoop this mixture over the dry ingredients and stir together until mixture is even. For best texture, cover and refrigerate overnight, but you can serve it immediately too!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Buttery Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough
Amount Per Serving (1 serving = ½ cup)
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 4g
Protein 14g 28%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Edible Cookie Dough

Can you believe it?  I think I’m crying with joy.  Despite the clean, fresh lemon flavor, this tastes like one serious diet-buster.  But 280 calories for a filling snack filled with fiber and protein?  Sounds pretty darn good to me.

Healthy Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough - Desserts with Benefits

I know what I’m making all summer long!

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With love and good eats,

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– Jess

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4 comments on “Healthy Buttery Lemon Shortbread Cookie Dough”

  1. I’m dying over your cookie dough recipes! any chance you have any single serving recipes?!

  2. looks amazing! love lemon flavoured sweet things 😉

  3. this is such a great recipe! i love the texture, just like cookie dough, and the flavor is so good, thank you!!

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