Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies on a cooling rack.

Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies-Copycat Recipe

These Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies are a sugar-free and grain free version of the Girl Scout cookie we all love! These cookies are perfect for those on low-carb, lc/hf, Atkins, keto, grain-free, gluten-free, diabetic, and Banting diets.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, low-carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Author Annissa Slusher


For the cookies:

For the coating:

  • 3 ounces low-carb dark chocolate (such as Lily's), finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 5 drops peppermint oil (or 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract)


For the cookies:

  1. Add almond flour, granulated sweetener, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt to a food processor

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies-Ingredients in food processor.
  2. Press pulse a few times to mix.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies-dry ingredients after processing.
  3. Add vanilla extract, peppermint oil, and butter to the food processor. Pulse until the mixture comes together to form a ball of dough

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies--adding butter and flavorings.
  4. Place the ball of dough on a piece of parchment. Shape into a cylinder about 5 inches long by about 1 1/2" in diameter. Wrap this cylinder up with the parchment paper and refrigerate until stiff--about 2 hours.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies--dough shaped into a cylinder.
  5. Preheat oven to 375ยบ F. Prepare a cookie sheet by spraying it with a nonstick oil or lining it with parchment.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies--dough wrapped for refrigerator.
  6. Slice the cylinder of dough into 12 equal rounds using a sharp or serrated knife. Arrange them on a cookie sheet with about two inches between them.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies-Cylinder of cookie dough sliced.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes or when edges are slightly brown. The centers will not be set at this time.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies ready for the oven.
  8. Allow cookies to cool on the sheet at least 10 minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies baked on a sheet.

For the coating:

  1. Meanwhile, add chocolate, heavy whipping cream and coconut oil to a small saucepan. Heat gently over very low heat, stirring constantly. 

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies-ingredients for chocolate coating in a saucepan.
  2. When chocolate has melted, remove from heat. Spoon melted chocolate over the cookies, dividing it equally among the cookies. Refrigerate cookies, uncovered until the chocolate coating is hard. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator.

    Low-Carb Thin Mint Cookies--melted chocolate topping

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1 cookie

Per serving:

Calories: 122

Fat (g): 12

Carbs (g): 5

Fiber (g): 4

Net carbs (g): 1