30 Keto Christmas Cookies: Tasty Treats for the Holidays

30 Keto Christmas Cookies: Tasty Treats for the Holidays

It is the time of the year again. People are cheerful and very happy. The place is covered in snow. The candles are lit, the gifts are wrapped under the lighted trees, and the air is filled with the distinct scent that signifies of only one thing – the Yuletide is here!

Christmas is that wonderful season when people come together. Friends and family sit around a festive table set with everybody’s favorite food. It is the occasion when we share and make more wonderful memories to complete the end of the year while enjoying a hearty meal.

Having said all that, one of the things I look forward to during this holiday is all the wonderful dishes that people would bring to every gathering. And one of the most delectable, tasty recipes that are everyone’s favorite is cookies.

However, when you are watching out for your carbohydrate intake on the ketogenic diet, you have to stop yourself from taking a piece and a delicious bite of those delightful, savory treats. Bummer, right?

Well, you don’t have to miss out on all the wonderful, sweet treats this time of the year. Here are wonderful sweet treats to satisfy your craving without feeling guilty about savoring them in your mouth.

Here is a list of 30 keto versions of the all-time favorite classic, traditional Christmas cookies and new Yuletide recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth. Not only will you enjoy them, but your friends and family will also love them too!

Chocolate Orange Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Orange Spritz Cookies

Courtesy Of: All Day I Dream About Food

The low carb-twist of the traditional pressed cookies flavored with orange zest and dark chocolate, you can decorate every piece of this gluten-free buttery sweet version with chocolate-coated bottoms or leave the other half plain. You can top them with your favorite keto frosting and colored low-carb sugar. It would not be Christmas without some of these pressed treats.

All Day I Dream About Food – https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/chocolate-orange-spritz-cookies-low-carb-and-gluten-free/

Per Serving: 114 Calories; 10g Fat; 3g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 20mg Cholesterol; 83mg Sodium.

Ultra Crisp Gingerbread Cookies

Ultra Crisp Gingerbread Cookies

Courtesy Of: (gnom-gnom)

No Christmas season treat platter is complete without these scrumptious little men. This ultra-crisp version of the all-time favorite that you can dunk in your favorite keto milk will make everyone happy. They are deliciously cinnamon-ginger dominant with hints of nutmeg, cloves, and touch of black pepper with every bite.

gnom-gnom – https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-keto-gingerbread-cookies/

Per Serving: 73 calories, 7 g fat ( 2 g saturated), 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 0.5 g sugar, 97 mg sodium, 2 g protein.

Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

Courtesy Of: My Keto Kitchen

The traditional, classic cookies are one of my favorite treats to bake for Christmas. This crumbly, buttery keto version of a sweet pastry is versatile. You can serve it for other holidays, bake them to make an equally festive Jello Chunk Cheesecake, or you can make them all year long as an excellent snack.

My Keto Kitchen – https://www.myketokitchen.com/keto-recipes/low-carb-buttery-vanilla-shortbread-cookies/

Per Serving: 126 calories, 12 g fat ( 4 g saturated), 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 0.4 g sugar, 6 mg sodium, 3 g protein.

Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies

Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies

Courtesy Of: Low Carb Yum

This keto twist of classic, grandma cookies will surely make you reminisce the good old times. You might even get a flashback of helping nana making wells in the center of each piece using your small thumb or with a spoon. You cannot go wrong with this chocolate and peanut butter topped version.

Low Carb Yum – https://lowcarbyum.com/almond-flour-gluten-free-thumbprint-cookies/

Per Serving: 82 calories, 8 g fat ( 2 g saturated), 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 74 mg sodium, 2 g protein.

Triple Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Triple Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Courtesy Of: ASweetLife

This is one of my many favorite sweet treats during the Yuletide holiday season. You will never miss out any with this gluten-free, low carb version. The classic combination of peppermint and chocolate will definitely make you feel the Christmas spirit. The white chocolate drizzle is made from mixed melted cacao butter, low-carb sweetener, and peppermint extract.

ASweetLife – https://asweetlife.org/triple-chocolate-peppermint-biscotti-low-carb-gluten-free/

Per Serving: 150 calories, 14 g fat, 5 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 38 mg sodium, 4 g protein.

7-Layer Rainbow Cookies

7-Layer Rainbow Cookies

Courtesy Of: KETO with LEE

The classic Italian cookies have been a part of the family’s celebration during Christmas for many generations. You can find many versions of this dish in many bakeries. These are always a special treat and you can make them any time of the year. Serve them with glasses of coconut or almond milk to complete your dessert ensemble.

KETO with LEE – http://www.ketowithlee.us/7-layer—rainbow-cookies.html

Per Serving: 127 calories, 10 g fat, 10 g carbs 6 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Pizzelle

Pizzelle

Courtesy Of: All Day I Dream About Food

If you grew up with your grandma making these beautiful and delectable crisp Italian waffle cookies, then you may have helped her make them the traditions way using a gas stove or old irons. Today you can make them using electric pizzelle irons or press. You can serve them spread with peanut butter for breakfast.

All Day I Dream About Food – https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/low-carb-pizzelle/

Per Serving: 122 calories, 9 g fat, 4 g carbs, 2 g fiber, and 5 g protein.

Coconut Meringue Cookies

Coconut Meringue Cookies

Courtesy Of: KETO COOKING CHRISTIAN

If you are a coconut lover like me, then you will have an extra reason to celebrate when you taste these drop cookies. You can male these guilt-free sweet treats all year round and not just as a part of your Keto Christmas treats. They are so airy and light taste wonderfully like tiny coconut clouds.

KETO COOKING CHRISTIAN – https://ketocookingchristian.com/keto-coconut-meringue-cookies/

Per Serving: 33 calories, 2 g fat ( 2 g saturated), 0 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 mg sodium, 1 g protein.

Thick & Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

Thick & Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

Courtesy Of: Butter Together Kitchen

Although the history of this whimsical treats is widely disputed, the popularity of this sugar and cinnamon-coated coated cookies is undebatable. You can see them served in almost every household for Christmas. This thick keto version makes the inside each piece moist and soft with crispy edges. Serve with Keto Coffee Bomb for a wonderful pick-me-up pair.

Butter Together Kitchen – https://www.buttertogetherkitchen.com/thick-and-soft-keto-snickerdoodle-cookies/

Per Serving: 140 calories, 13 g fat, 5 g carbs, 3 g fiber, and 4 g protein.

Chewy Ginger “Molasses” Cookies

Chewy Ginger “Molasses” Cookies

Courtesy Of: All Day I Dream About Food

The wonderful flavor layers of ground ginger mixed with cookie butter of this treat are the perfect twist of the traditional gingerbread oatmeal cookies. It does not use oats at all, but it has the same chewy texture we all love – a cookie dream come true! They will go fast, so make two batches.

All Day I Dream About Food – https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/low-carb-chewy-ginger-cookies/

Per Serving: 0 calories, 0 g fat ( 0 g saturated), 0 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 mg sodium, 0 g protein.

Chewy Coconut Cookies

Chewy Coconut Cookies

Courtesy Of: Butter Together Kitchen

Frosted with cream cheese frosting add a festive flair to these chewy, tender, and soft cookies. They will definitely become one of your many favorites. These are basically sugar cookies mixed with shredded coconut, which enhanced the texture of the treat. The creamy, sweet, thick topping adds a more goodness to each piece.

Recipe Site – https://www.buttertogetherkitchen.com/chewy-keto-coconut-cookies/

Per Serving: 132 calories, 13 g fat, 3.2 g carbs, 2 g fiber, and 1.2 g protein.

Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnap Cookies

Courtesy Of: ruled.me

The traditional version if these cookies are an all-time and tested Christmas treat. They are chewy and soft. This keto twist is hard on the outside, but soft, moist and buttery on the inside with every bite. Serve them dipped or drizzled with white chocolate to make them extra special.

ruled.me – https://www.ruled.me/keto-gingersnap-cookies/

Per Serving: 78 calories, 7 g fat, 0.8 g carbs, 1 g fiber, and 48 g protein.

Rugelach

Rugelach

Courtesy Of: RESOLUTION EATS

This classic, Jewish croissant-like cookies are often filled with fruit. Since they require a cream cheese crust, this keto version uses a low-carb recipe. To make each dish more Christmassy, sprinkle the top of the chocolate filling with some with finely chopped pistachios, coarsely chopped dried cranberries and cinnamon before rolling into logs.

RESOLUTION EATS – https://www.resolutioneats.com/blog/low-carb-chocolate-rugelach/

Per Serving: 173 calories, 16 g fat, 8 g carbs, 5 g fiber, and 4 g protein.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

Courtesy Of: IT’S SIMPLE

These cookies are widely popular during holidays, especially Christmas. This version has an excellent keto ratio of low carb, moderate protein, and high fat, so you cannot go wrong with these treats. Shape the versatile fathead dough into using hands or cutters. Serve them rolled in sugar or topped with frosting, ganache, or powdered sweetener.

IT’S SIMPLE – https://howtothisandthat.com/keto-fathead-sugar-cookies/

Per Serving: 101 calories, 6 g fat ( 3.9 g saturated), 7.5 g carbs, 6.6 g sugar, 0 mg sodium, 3 g protein.

Pignoli Cookies

Pignoli Cookies

Courtesy Of: RESOLUTION EATS

These cookies are one of the many crown jewels of Italian confections. You cannot go by without making these keto versions of a classic almond rolled in pine nuts recipe. The lemon zests make give them a punchy flavor and the food coloring makes them more festive. They will fit right in with regular sugar cookies unless you tell your guests.

RESOLUTION EATS – https://www.resolutioneats.com/blog/low-carb-pignoli-cookies/

Per Serving: 149 calories, 6 g fat, 3 g carbs, 2 g fiber, and 4 g protein.

Pecan Tassies

Pecan Tassies

Courtesy Of: Spinach Tiger

These low carb version of the regular pecan tassies are just as good. Not only are they fancy and they are one of the family’s favorite treats during holidays. While the traditional cookies taste likes pecan pie, these taste more like pecan cake or bun, but as delicious in its own way.

Spinach Tiger – https://spinachtiger.com/grain-free-pecan-tassies-keto-friendly/

Per Serving: 117 calories, 11 g fat, 2 g carbs, 2 g fiber, and 3 g protein.

Cream Cheese Cookies

Cream Cheese Cookies

Courtesy Of: Low Carb Yum

These sugar-free cookies are tasty and you can cut or press them into various shapes to suit any festivity or holiday. You can serve them plain or topped with preferred frosting. You can replace the almond flavor with lemon or vanilla extract. With just a hint of cream cheese, they make a great addition to your treat platter.

Low Carb Yum – https://lowcarbyum.com/cream-cheese-cookies-gluten-free/

Per Serving: 200 calories, 19 g fat ( 8 g saturated), 4 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 120 mg sodium, 30 g protein.

‘Bakery-Style’ Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

‘Bakery-Style’ Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Courtesy Of: gnom-gnom

This keto version of everyone’s all-time favorite treats is amazingly delicious. These cookies are lightly crisp, chewy, and you can make them to suit your taste. You just have to follow the tips and you can make them cakier, chewier, or crisper. They look very fancy. The light sprinkle of salt perfectly neutralizes the sweetness and chocolate.

gnom-gnom – https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-keto-chocolate-chip-cookies/

Per Serving: 0 calories, 0 g fat ( 0 g saturated), 0 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 mg sodium, 0 g protein.

Oreo Cookies

Oreo Cookies

Courtesy Of: KetoDietApp

Who doesn’t love Oreo cookies? Since its production in 1921, it has made his way to every home all over the world and is widely everyone’s favorite snack or dessert. These low carb version will take time and effort to make, but they will be worth. You can alter the color of the filling by adding natural food dyes to suit your needs.

KetoDietApp – https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/the-best-low-carb-oreo-cookies

Per Serving: 142 calories,13.6 g fat ( 5.7 g saturated), 4.4 g carbs, 2.5 g fiber, 3.1 g protein.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Courtesy Of: tasteaholics

These wonderful cookies will be gone quickly once they cooked. They are that cook. The traditional recipe only calls for 3 ingredients – egg, peanut butter, and sugar that even kids can make them. This low carb version are just as simple and yummy. You just have to switch the regular sugar with granular erythritol.

tasteaholics – https://www.tasteaholics.com/recipes/quick-bites/low-carb-peanut-butter-cookies/

Per Serving: 105 calories, 9 g fat, 2 g net carbs, and 4 g protein.

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

Courtesy Of: KetoDietApp

These delicious and light treats are dipped and drizzled with dark chocolate. They look fancy and make the perfect delicacy for any festive season or event. They may not be as chewy as the regular ones, but they are as divine. If you want a more prominent coconut taste, you can toast the unsweetened coconut for a couple of minutes.

KetoDietApp – https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/easy-keto-coconut-macaroons

Per Serving: 59 calories, 3.6 g fat ( 2.3 g saturated), 1.5 g carbs, 1.8 g fiber, 2.9 g protein.

Blueberry Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Blueberry Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Courtesy Of: tasteaholics

These cookies are 24 karat treats that you can add to your holiday menu. They are the perfect combination of moist, crumby, light and sweet. The lemon juice adds a zesty flavor and the vanilla enhances the taste even more. The blueberry glaze makes them pop out on your table.

tasteaholics – https://www.tasteaholics.com/recipes/low-carb-keto/blueberry-lemon-shortbread-cookies/

Per Serving: 170 calories, 17 g fat, 2 g net carbs, and 3 g protein.

Thick and Fudgy Brownie Cookies

Thick and Fudgy Brownie Cookies

Courtesy Of: Low Carb with Jennifer

These large, super thick, fudgy double chocolate brownie cookies are to die for! Sprinkle these treats with a bit of salt after baking to seal the deal. Just one look at them and you will definitely fall in love at first sight. And once you take a bite, you will definitely get hooked.

Low Carb with Jennifer – https://jenniferbanz.com/keto-thick-fudgy-brownie-cookies

Per Serving: 208 calories, 20 g fat, 12.9 g carbs, 9.2 g fiber, and 3.7 g protein.

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Cookies

Courtesy Of: DITCH the CARBS

These low carb version of chocolate cookies may be little but they will definitely satisfy your cravings for a treat. They are just the right size for your sweet tooth. Even picky kids will love them. Plus, you can decorate them in three ways. They will definitely look good on your table this Christmas.

DITCH the CARBS – https://www.ditchthecarbs.com/best-low-carb-chocolate-cookies/

Per Serving: 217 calories, 20.3 g fat, 6.7 g carbs, 1.8 g sugar, 4 g fiber, 4.9 g protein.

Butter Cookies with Almond Flour

Butter Cookies with Almond Flour

Courtesy Of: savory tooth

These cookies will retain their shapes and will not spread during baking, so form them into your preferred shapes before putting them in the oven. They are not too sweet, like a blank canvas that you can top with your preferred decorations, toppings, and flavors. They are eggless but the softened butter helps bind the ingredients together.

savory tooth – https://www.savorytooth.com/butter-cookies/

Per Serving: 80 calories, 8 g fat ( 2 g saturated), 1.5 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 0.5 g sugar, 30 mg sodium, 2 g protein.

Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

Courtesy Of: KetoDietApp

These Italian almond cookies are crunchy, dry, oblong-shaped, and twice-baked treats that you can serve in traditional Vin Santo wine. And if you are a dunker, they will hold their shape quite well. They will definitely add a different texture to the table that is usually filled with soft desserts. The addition of vanilla and nutmeg gives a surprising delectable flavor.

KetoDietApp – https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/healthy-keto-almond-biscotti

Per Serving: 108 calories, 9.7 g fat ( 1.9 g saturated), 3.2 g carbs, 1.6 g fiber, 3.6 g protein.

Amaretti Cookies

Amaretti Cookies

Courtesy Of: gnom-gnom

These small macaroon-like Italian cookies are chewy inside and crunchy. They are as feather-light, delicate, and airy with intense almond, sweet flavor, but are simple to make. You can bake them sprinkled with powdered low carb sweetener or make a well in the center like thumbprint cookies and fill with preferred sugar-free jam and top with shredded coconut.

gnom-gnom – https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-keto-amaretti-cookies/

Per Serving: 58 calories, 4 g fat, 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 7 mg sodium, 2 g protein.

Nice ‘N Crisp Homemade Thin Mints

Nice ‘N Crisp Homemade Thin Mints

Courtesy Of: gnom-gnom

You will often find girl scouts selling these delicious chocolate-coated, mint-flavored, crisp round cookies. Serve with your preferred dairy-free milk to dunk into. This keto version will be one of your favorite treats all year round. You can make them into sweeter milk chocolate by tweaking the amount of cocoa powder and almond flour.

gnom-gnom – https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-keto-thin-mints-cookies/

Per Serving: 83 calories, 5 g fat ( 2 g saturated), 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 122 mg sodium, 1 g protein.

Cinnamon Swirl Cookies

Cinnamon Swirl Cookies

Courtesy Of: KetoDietApp

If you love spiced cookies and cinnamon rolls, then these cookies are perfect for your treat platter. They combined the best flavors of both worlds. This keto version is packed with cinnamon flavor with the distinct crunchy texture. They are perfect for dunking into low-carb hot cocoa and Chai Tea Latte.

KetoDietApp – https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/keto-cinnamon-swirl-cookies

Per Serving: 0 calories, 0 g fat ( 0 g saturated), 0 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 mg sodium, 0 g protein.

No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies

Courtesy Of: EssentialKeto

If you have a tight time to make baked goodies, then these no-bake almond-chocolate treats is a life-saver during this Christmas season. They may be quick to make, but everyone will definitely love them. You can lightly toast your almond and coconut chips to intensify the flavors. Just let them cool completely before coating with the chocolate mixture.

EssentialKeto – https://howtothisandthat.com/keto-no-bake-cookies/

Per Serving: 96 calories, 9 g fat, 2 g carbs, and 2 g protein.

Conclusion

You do not have to miss out on any of your favorite Christmas treats and goodies during this festive holiday season. With the keto versions of the traditional and classic Yuletide desserts and snacks, you can satisfy the cravings of your sweet tooth even during this joyous holiday season.

These cookies will not only add flavor to your plate, but they will also help you stay in your Ketogenic diet without sacrificing the taste of the foods that you want to enjoy. You can sit down with your friends and family at the cozy table to enjoy the delicious food on the table with much gusto and happiness.

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I don’t know which one I want to make first. These make a very Merry Christmas indeed. Thanks for including me. Will share.