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30 Keto Christmas Cookies: Tasty Treats for the Holidays

By Jeremy Stone

December 10, 2018

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It is that 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 decorated trees, and the air is filled with the distinct scent that signifies of only one thing – Christmas!

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.

So, this Christmas, don't stay away from the treats table thinking you can't enjoy Christmas cookies. 

Here is a list of 30 keto versions of the all-time favorite classic, traditional Christmas cookies 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


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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


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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.


Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies


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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


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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.


Keto German Christmas Cookies


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Courtesy of: Sugar Free Londoner

A traditional German spiced Christmas cookie that is gluten free, low carb, sugar free and diabetic friendly. 

Soft, chewy and spiced with ground coffee and cinnamon these sweet yet nutty keto friendly Christmas cookies are delicious tasting, look super sweet on the table and make perfect gifts. Did I mention they only have 5 ingredients?

Sugar Free Londoner: https://sugarfreelondoner.com/german-cinnamon-stars-zimtsterne/

Per Serving: 34 calories, 2.9 g fat, 1.2 g carbs, 0.7 g fiber, and 1.4 g protein.



Pizzelle


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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.


Zero Carb Coconut Meringue Cookies 


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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


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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.


Snowball Keto Christmas Cookies


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Courtesy of: The Endless Meal

Soft, buttery vanilla flavored keto Christmas treats decorated with powdered erythritol and a dried cranberry. 

These keto friendly Christmas cookies will be a statement on your table and they taste delicious too. Be sure to let them cool completely before dusting, decorating and eating. 

The Endless Meal: https://www.theendlessmeal.com/snowball-keto-christmas-cookies/

Per Serving: 95 calories, 5.5g fat, 2.2g carbs, 0.4g fiber, and 1.6g protein.


Keto Snowball Christmas Cookies With Pecans


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Courtesy of: Low Carb With Jennifer

We had to feature this variation of keto snowball cookies made with pecans. Personally, I love the smooth flavor of pecans and when you combine it with buttery, vanilla shortbread style cookie, the results are amazing!

If you're a pecan fan, this is a must for your Christmas table.

Low Carb With Jennifer: https://jenniferbanz.com/keto-snowball-christmas-cookies

Per Serving: (2 cookies) Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1g



Chewy Keto Ginger Molasses Cookies


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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


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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.


Chewy Ginger Keto Cookies


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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 4.8 g protein.


Keto Ginger Snap Cookies


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Courtesy of: Sugar Free Londoner

If you like crispy keto cookies, take a look at the keto friendly version of ginger snap cookies by Sugar Free Londoner. 

Use your christmas cookie cutters to craft these easy ginger cookies into Christmas shapes for a low carb delight on your Christmas table. 

Sugar Free Londoner: https://sugarfreelondoner.com/keto-ginger-cookies/

Per Serving: 7g | Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.4g | Protein: 1.6g | Fat: 5.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 0.3g


Pecan Tassies


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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


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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.


Keto Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

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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.


Keto Oreo Cookies


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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 it. You can alter the color of the filling by adding natural food dyes to suit your needs.

Also check out the keto oreo cookies we made from the keto sweets cookbook here.

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.


Keto Peanut Butter Cookies


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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.


Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies


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Courtesy of: The Big Mans World

So, not technically a keto Christmas cookie, but who can resist a really good chocolate chip cookie? Not me, that's for sure. If you love a soft chewy chocolate chip cookie that is also keto friendly you need to check these out. They only have 2 grams of net carbs per cookie... but can you eat just one?

The Big Mans World: https://thebigmansworld.com/keto-vegan-chocolate-chip-cookies/

Per Serving (serving size = 1 cookie) Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg | NET CARBS: 2g



Coconut Macaroons


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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.


Keto Blueberry Lemon Shortbread Cookies


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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.


Keto Fudge Brownie Cookies

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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.


Keto Strawberry Cream Cheese Cookies


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Courtesy of: My Crash Test Life

Butter, cream cheese, white chocolate and strawberries - what more could you ask for in a deliciously sweet yet low carb Christmas cookie. A great recipe for when strawberries are in abundance and a nice alternative to traditional keto cookie recipes.

My Crash Test Life: https://mycrashtestlife.com/2020/06/12/keto-cream-cheese-strawberry-cookies-or-bars-recipe/

Per Serving (1 cookie): Calories 85, Fat 7.5g, Total Carbs 4.3g, Fiber 1.7g, Protein 2g.



Keto Chocolate Cookies


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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


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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

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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


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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


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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


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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


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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.


Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

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Courtesy of: Home Made Interest

When I saw these gooey centered peanut butter cookies, I knew they had to round out the list of best keto Christmas cookies. With a sugar free peanut butter cup inside each cookie, you'll be hard pressed to stop at just one of these - but at 4 grams of net carbs per cookie, you may need to.

Check out the recipe at: https://www.homemadeinterest.com/low-carb-chocolate-peanut-butter-cookies/

Per Serving (1 cookie): 230 cal, total carbs 6g, fat 20g, fiber 2g.



Conclusion

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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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