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Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies – Easy Keto Cookies Recipe

Nothing is better than an a few delicious chocolate chip cookies. However, if you’re on the keto diet, chances are you may not think that you can have keto chocolate chip cookies. However, you can and this easy keto cookie recipe will show you exactly how to make them.

keto chocolate chip cookies

Can you eat chocolate chip cookies on the keto diet?

Chocolate chip cookies are probably the one of the most famous types of the cookies in the world. They are very popular across the globe because they taste divine. Not only that, but, they’re also perfect as an everyday snack, or to be served for breakfast as a sweet addition, or brunch. Like my soft keto butter cookies, you will love the taste of these cookies.

 

If you’re on any kind of low carb diet, you know that classic chocolate chip cookies are sadly filled with carbs and sugars.

This why we’ve made this amazing keto friendly chocolate chip cookie recipe which does not require any chilling time and does not require the use of any hard-to-find ingredients, and has the perfect texture. Once you bake them, the entire batch will be gone in less than 5 minutes. This is the same for my almond butter cookies. Do not believe it? We dare you to try eating just one.

 

How many carbs are in chocolate chip cookies?

Classic chocolate chip cookies contains an average of about 12 grams of carbs in every cookie. This is a lot of carbs for just one small cookie and therefore those types of cookies are not to be eaten on a keto diet. On the other hand, low carb chocolate chip cookies contain fewer carbs at only 4g net carbs per cookie. This is the perfect keto treat to have when you have any kind of sweet craving.

 

What kind of chocolate chips can be used in this keto cookies recipe?

There are quite a few low carb chocolate chip options that you can use to make your very own delicious cookies. For this recipe in particular, lily’s dark chocolate chips were used. You can find these here if you’d like.

These are sold on Amazon. You can also find them in most supermarkets in your local area.

 

Tips to help you make the best keto cookies

best chocolate chip cookies

  •  These cookies are made entirely with coconut flour. Although many believe it is not possible and that the cookies will fell apart or be too dry, one special tip in avoiding this is finding a super fine coconut flour to use. Super fine coconut flour will work wonders.
  • Use xanthan gum. You already know keto flours do not contain gluten. Gluten makes regular flours and the dough make from these flour stretchy and pliable. The xanthan gum in this recipe will make this possible for us as we’re using a gluten free flour.
  • These cookies are perfect with vanilla extract, but for a twist use bourbon-vanilla. It is a crowd pleaser for sure.

 

Ingredients to make low carb chocolate chip cookies

The ingredients you need to make these tasty low carb cookies are very easy to find. You can likely find everything listed below in your local grocery store. You can also check out amazon for anything you might be missing such as xanthan gum.

  • 4oz. salted butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated Erythritol
  • 1 teaspoon sugar-free vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ cup superfine coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 3oz. sugar free chocolate chips

 

How to make keto chocolate chip cookies

To make this recipe, first you will need to assemble all of the ingredients to make you keto cookies in on place.

ingredients for making low carb chocolate chip cookies

 

Then you will preheat your oven to 350F.

Also, at this point you should line your baking sheet with parchment paper.

Now it’s time to start cooking.

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and Erythritol.

 

Next, add in the egg and vanilla extract and beat for 15 seconds, no more no less. Less will not mix up well, and more, well it will just become watery.

     

    

Then fold in the coconut flour, baking powder and xanthan gum.

You can stir this mixture using a silicone spatula until the dough comes together.

Next fold in keto friendly chocolate chips. Stir until every thing is mixed in well, then let the dough rest for 5 minutes.

 

The next step is to shape the dough into 12 balls, then arrange the dough balls on a baking sheet. Press gently to flatten, ½-inch thick.

low carb cookies

 

Lastly, you will bake the cookies for 10 minutes until they look like this:

keto cookies

 

Cool the cookies on a wire rack for 10 minutes or until they’ve firmed up. At the first removal from the oven, they will be soft, but as they cool down, they will get the right texture.

 

Substitutes

You can make a few substitutes to this recipe without changing it too much. Here are some things you can swap:

  • Swap the coconut flour with almond flour
  • Swap erythritol for swerve

 

How to store

For the first 2-3 days, you can store these in an airtight container at room temperature. Once the first 3 days have past, you can store these cookies for up to a week in a fridge in an airtight container.

 

How to serve

Here are a few ways to serve these yummy keto choc chip cookies

  • Serve these as a quick snack with a glass of almond or coconut milk.
  • You can serve this with some yummy keto vanilla ice cream between two cookies. You can also choose any keto ice cream flavor that you like.
  • Serve dipped in melted dark chocolate

 

More keto chocolate recipes

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

These keto chocolate chip cookies are so good and only contain 4 net carbs per cookie. Definitely a great keto dessert idea to try out!

Ingredients

  • 4.oz salted butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated Erythritol
  • 1 teaspoon sugar-free vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ cup superfine coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 3.oz sugar free chocolate chips

Instructions

    1. To make this recipe, first you will need to assemble all of the ingredients to make you keto cookies in on place.
    2. Then you will preheat your oven to 350F and line your baking sheet with parchment paper.
    3. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and Erythritol.
    4. Next, add in the egg and vanilla extract and beat for 15 seconds, no more no less. Less will not mix up well, and more, well it will just become watery.
    5. Then fold in the coconut flour, baking powder and xanthan gum.
    6. You can stir this mixture using a silicone spatula until the dough comes together.
    7. Next fold in keto friendly chocolate chips. Then stir until every thing is mixed in well, then let the dough rest for 5 minutes.
    8. The next step is to shape the dough into 12 balls, then arrange the dough balls on a baking sheet. Press gently to flatten, ½-inch thick.
    9. Lastly, you will bake the cookies for 10 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 cookie
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 147Total Fat: 11.6gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 87mgCarbohydrates: 8.6gNet Carbohydrates: 4gFiber: 4.6gSugar: 2gProtein: 2.6g

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