I first tasted dark chocolate-and-macadamia nut cookies on honeymoon in Malaysia more than 10 years ago. This was LBK (life-before-keto) and Funnyman and I were literally eating our way through Kuala Lumpur and Penang (it’s a foodie heaven!) One afternoon, when strolling through one of the enormous department stores* in KL, we found a mainstream cookie kiosk called Famous Amos. Their dark chocolate and macadamia cookies were sublime – and here I am, still thinking of them more than 10 years later! My version of keto cookies are chewier than I remember theirs being (this is because mine doesn’t feature sugar which is the reason why real cookies are ‘crunchy’), but they are just as fab.
(Arb note: Funnyman and I had a relatively quick engagement (he proposed 5.5 months after we met, and we were married 6 months later), but I knew he was the one for me because of our shared sense of dark humour. We still joke about the great cookies at Famous Anus…
*We only went into the mall to buy new flip-flops. 99% of the time we were eating at vendors on the side of the road. Shirtless and sweating all over our food (the vendors, not us). It was amazing! Please visit Malaysia!
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Carbs 5.7g (8.7%); Fat 21g (80.8%); Protein 6.1g (10.5%)
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Calories 229Kcal / 958kJ
of which saturates 7.5g
Carbohydrates 5.7g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*)
of which sugars 1.6g
*Note for US readers: The recipes on this site show the carbohydrates which should be counted on keto (in this case: it's 5.7g). Here in the UK, our nutritional breakdown information displays a carbohydrate count that has already had the dietary fibre subtracted (and displayed separately) - and its indicated this way throughout the site. In short, you need not subtract anything further.
Wheat (may be found in the baking powder)
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