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Low Carb Grain-Free Macadamia Nut Biscotti

Macadamia Nut Lime Biscotti

Crunchy low carb macadamia nut biscotti with a sweet lime glaze. Perfect for morning coffee, afternoon tea or even as dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 biscotti
Calories 162 kcal

Ingredients

Biscotti:

Glaze:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor or high powered blender, grind macadamia nuts until they resemble coarse meal and clump together (a few larger bits are okay).
  3. Transfer to a bowl and whisk in almond flour, sweetener, baking powder, xanthan gum and salt. Stir in butter, egg and lime zest until dough comes together.
  4. Turn dough out onto prepared baking sheet and pat into a low, long log about 4 x 10 inches. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until edges are just golden brown and top is firm to the touch. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 250F. With a VERY sharp, non-serrated knife, cut into 12 slices (a straight up and down motion works better than sawing back and forth).
  6. Place slices cut-side down on the same parchment-lined baking sheet and bake 15 minutes, then gently flip and bake another 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and let cool completely.
  7. For the glaze, whisk together sweetener and lime juice in a small bowl. Drizzle over cooled biscotti.

Recipe Notes

Serves 12. Each serving has 4.05 g of carbs and 2.09 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 1.96 g.

Food energy: 162kcal
Saturated fatty acids: 3.06g
Total fat: 15.51g
Calories from fat: 139
Cholesterol: 5mg
Carbohydrate: 4.05g
Total dietary fiber: 2.09g
Protein: 3.32g
Sodium: 97mg

Nutrition Facts
Macadamia Nut Lime Biscotti
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.51g24%
Saturated Fat 3.06g15%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 97mg4%
Carbohydrates 4.05g1%
Fiber 2.09g8%
Protein 3.32g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.