Keto Christmas Cookies Everyone Will Admit Are Amazing
Keto-Friendly Christmas Cookies
Even if you’re on the keto diet, you can still get as ambitious as you’d like with holiday baking. Whether you’d like to plan an assortment of low-carb desserts or just want to throw together an easy no-bake, the internet is filled with options. There’s a learning curve to baking with keto-friendly sweeteners and flours, though, and not all recipes will get you results. To stick to only the most promising options, try one of these keto Christmas cookies recipes sure to top everyone's list.
Soft Keto Sugar Cookies with Sugar-Free Vanilla Frosting
The thought of using a fathead dough for desserts—mozzarella in cookies?—might sound weird, but it’s the secret to soft keto sugar cookies, according to the creator of this recipe. Of course, the miraculous sugar-free frosting (made with stevia and heavy whipping cream) doesn't hurt the taste either.
Snowball Keto Christmas Cookies
When you need a keto option that will go over well with non-dieters, go with snowball cookies. They traditionally have nuts in them–often chopped pecans–so you won’t be straying far by substituting almond flour.
Almond Butter Cookies
Perfectly Soft Keto Snickerdoodles
Snickerdoodles are all about the cinnamon and sugar, which presents somewhat of a challenge if you can't use table sugar. This recipe includes a detailed explanation of what you can expect by using different keto-friendly sweeteners (like erythritol or xylitol) in the cookies instead.
No-Bake Ferrero Rocher Cookies
Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
Peppermint Cream Ginger Cookies
If any flavor combo says "holiday spirit," it's ginger and peppermint. These ginger cookies with a peppermint cream cheese frosting are keto thanks to almond flour, a low-carb sweetener, and plenty of fats. They're also paleo and can be made dairy-free, so they'll suit a range of diets/lifestyles.
Keto Cheesecake Cookies
In under 20 minutes, you can have a batch of these keto-friendly Christmas cookies at the ready. Made with cream cheese, each cookie has 12 grams of fat and 2 grams of carbs.
Rich & Fudgy Keto Brownie
Yes, keto brownie mix is a thing. But if you have the extra time, you might as well try this homemade recipe for gooey brownies filled with chocolate chips and dusted with sea salt.
Keto Cranberry Crumb Bars
Keto Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
You might want to skip seasonal Christmas cookies for the humble chocolate chip, and that's fine. No one will think any less of you when trying one of these soft cookies. Butter adds fat while keto sweeteners and coconut flour keep the carb count low.
No-Bake Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Fat bombs can absolutely pass as keto Christmas cookies, especially if you form them into bars rather than balls. And since they’re no bake, you can make them while your oven’s occupied with other holiday treats. Start with these easy peanut butter chocolate bars.