Perfect for everything from holiday baking to a treat in your child’s lunch box, these fifty low-carb cookie recipes cover the range of all that is good for you. Even if you don’t eat low-carb foods on a regular basis, these low-carb sweets and snacks will tickle your taste buds.
With a mix of flourless, gluten-free, and sugar-free recipes, you’re sure to find a simple and delectable treat for any afternoon snack, office party, or guilt-free midnight raid of the kitchen. And if you’re new to low-carb, you’ll be delighted by the variety of desserts, cookies, and snacks that are available to satisfy your cravings.
Vanilla Pistachio Brittle
Ingredients: Roasted pistachios, vanilla powder, rice malt syrup, coconut oil.
Low-carb Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches
Summer time heat demands a cool treat. This recipe combines low-carb peanut butter cookies with a no churn peanut butter ice cream for the ultimate in low carb desserts. Made with sugar substitute, it will remind you of childhood but it’s better for you. Even the filling won’t melt down your arm.
Ingredients: Almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, peanut butter, vanilla extract and coconut oil.
Vegan Samoa Bars
Ingredients: Almond flour, coconut oil, baking stevia, applesauce, almond milk, dark chocolate chips and unsweetened shredded coconut.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies
Soft cakey low-carb cookies surrounding a rich peanut butter filling make this one of the most heavenly low-carb snacks you’ll eat. Dark chocolate gives the cookies a big flavor while remaining sugar-free and gluten-free. Ready in about fifteen minutes, they are easy enough to put together for any occasion or after school treat.
Ingredients: Almond flour, cocoa powder, coconut flour, whey protein powder, baking powder, eggs and butter.
Sugar-free Mickey Cookies
Ingredients: Butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract, almond extract and coconut flour.
Heavenly Chocolate Cupcakes
If you’re looking for a nut-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free cupcake, this is the one you need to make. Versatile enough to be made into cake and whoopie pies, the cupcakes made from the recipe are perfect for a dessert or snack on a low-carb diet. With three kinds of chocolate, it will satisfy your cravings.
Ingredients: Coconut flour, cacao powder, baking soda, vinegar, eggs, coconut oil and vanilla extract.
Sugar Detox Cookie
As the name implies, this recipe has no sugar of any kind making it truly a low-carb cookie. With yummy things like coconut, cinnamon, and pecans, you won’t miss the sugar. Crunchy and packed with protein, one of these low-carb snacks is great when you’re hungry after a workout or before dinner is ready.
Ingredients: Coconut oil, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla extract, coconut flour, chopped pecans and coconut.
Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies
This gluten-free, low-carb cookie combines the richness of chocolate with savory bacon and luscious peanut butter. Somewhat chunky in appearance it holds together well to make a chewy dessert if allowed to cool well before serving. Not much in this world is better than chocolate and peanut butter unless it is laced with crispy bacon.
Ingredients: Bacon, peanut butter, sweetener, egg, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and baking soda.
Low Carb Almond Cookies
Buttery rich and melt-in-your-mouth, these bite size low-carb cookies are perfect for a tea-time treat or at the end of the day. Drizzled with a vanilla frosting and sprinkled with sliced almonds, they are simple enough to make every day, and yet elegant enough to take to a wedding shower. No one will guess they are gluten-free.
Ingredients: Butter, sweetener, ricotta cheese, almond flour, almond extract, vanilla extract, baking powder, egg and almond milk.
Almond Joy Cookies
If you ever crave a candy bar but don’t want to ruin your low-carb eating plan, this sweet is for you. Combining the flavors of coconut, almonds, and dark chocolate, it can easily be adjusted to suit your level of sweetness and chocolate craving. With the familiar combination of flavors, you’ll love this cookie recipe.
Ingredients: Almond butter, coconut oil, coconut milk, eggs, baking powder, salt and almonds.