13 Keto Christmas Cookies for a Fun and Festive Holiday

13 Keto Christmas Cookies for a Fun and Festive Holiday

‘Tis the season for baking up a storm and spending quality time with friends and family enjoying those delicious home-baked treats.

Fortunately, this holiday tradition can keep on going even when you’re following a low carb and ketogenic diet.

Most of these recipes use basic low carb ingredients you’re likely to already have on hand, so you can get to baking these keto Christmas cookies today if you want.

And the best part? Even your friends and family that aren’t keto will devour them!

There’s just something special about Christmas cookies, ya know?

Sure, you can bake any cookie for the holidays, because let’s be real here – any cookie is a Christmas cookie if you want it to be. ?

However, these cookies are classic holiday cookies to really put you into the holiday spirit.

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Every single one of these keto Christmas cookies are delicious, festive, and so fun to make with your family for the holidays. And they’re sure to be a hit with everyone!

Seriously, it doesn’t get better than this.

1. Keto Gingerbread Cookies

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Keto Christmas Cookies

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Nothing says Christmas quite like gingerbread cookies. Not only are they cute and delicious, they’re also fun to make especially if you have kids to help out!

The great thing about this recipe is that it can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer until they’re ready to be baked.

This way you can prepare the dough days or weeks before your party so you have more time to make the other delicious keto Christmas cookies on this list!

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 73
  • Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Net carbs: 1g

Get the recipe: Keto Gingerbread Cookies

2. Keto Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms Keto Christmas Cookies

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Who doesn’t love a good soft peanut butter cookie, especially with a dollop of ooey gooey chocolate on top?

You most likely have all of the ingredients on hand so these delicious keto peanut butter blossoms can be whipped up in no time.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 165
  • Fat: 14.1g
  • Protein: 4.6g
  • Net carbs: 3.7g

Get the recipe: Keto Peanut Butter Blossoms

3. Keto Cinnamon Star Cookies

Keto Cinnamon Stars Keto Christmas Cookies

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Cinnamon star cookies are a traditional German Christmas cookie that pair perfectly with a hot cup of coffee.

The best part? You only need 5 basic ingredients to make these keto Christmas cookies, and you’re guaranteed to have them in your low carb arsenal right this minute!

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Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 23
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Net carbs: 0.2g

Get the recipe: Keto Cinnamon Star Cookies

4. Keto Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnaps Keto Christmas Cookies

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Oh, snap! These gingersnap cookies are soft, moist, and guess what? They’re low carb!

Oh, and they taste like the holidays. What better cookie to make for Christmas than these yummy gingersnap cookies?

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 77.8
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Protein: 2.3g
  • Net carbs: 0.8g

Get the recipe: Keto Gingersnap Cookies

5. Frosted Keto Christmas Cookies

Frosted Keto Christmas Cookies

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Two words: Sugar. Cookies. Well, “sugar” cookies, but you know what I mean.

These keto Christmas cookies are the PERFECT cookie for the holidays. They’re so fun to make because not only do you get to use fun cookie cutter shapes, you also get to decorate them with frosting.

And they’re freaking DELICIOUS.

Ugh, can you tell how much I love these cookies? Trust me, you will too.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 84
  • Fat: 9g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Net carbs: 1g

Get the recipe: Frosted Keto Christmas Cookies

6. Keto Pecan Snowball Cookies

Low Carb Pecan Snowball Keto Christmas Cookies

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Let is now, let it snow, let it snow! In the form of these keto pecan snowball cookies. That I’ll just fall right into my mouth.

But seriously, you can’t go wrong with an almond base cookie with chopped pecans, vanilla, butter, and some much needed sweetness.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 133
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Protein: 9.4g
  • Net carbs: 1g

Get the recipe: Keto Pecan Snowball Cookies

7. Keto Peanut Butter Trees

Keto Christmas Cookies Low Carb Peanut Butter Trees

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While these technically aren’t cookies, they’re still a delicious Christmas treat!

Chocolate and peanut butter in the shape of Christmas trees are always a good idea, especially when they taste just like the real thing (only healthier!).

Get the recipe: Keto Peanut Butter Trees

8. Classic Italian Keto Christmas Cookies

Italian Keto Christmas Cookies

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While these cookies may be simple by nature, you shouldn’t pass them up. Sometimes simple is just what you need, and these Italian keto Christmas cookies deliver.

Simple, tasty, low carb, festive – all the workings of the perfect holiday treat. What more could you need?

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 82
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Net carbs: 1.1g

Get the recipe: Classic Italian Keto Christmas Cookies

9. Keto Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Low Carb Jam Thumbprints Keto Christmas Cookies

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Another traditional German Christmas cookie, these jam thumbprint cookies got a low carb makeover so they can be enjoyed by all.

The great thing about these cookies is how versatile they are. If you don’t like raspberries, you can make the jam from another low carb fruit instead.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 60
  • Fat: 4g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Net carbs: 0.6g

Get the recipe: Keto Jam Thumbprint Cookies

10. Keto Christmas Crack

Keto Christmas Cookie Cracker Toffee

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By crack, they mean low carb cracker toffee that is deliciously addictive.

This recipe is a low carb take on the classic saltine toffee made with homemade keto crackers and low carb toffee.

Follow the recipe to make cracker toffee, or make the crackers and toffee separately to enjoy by themselves.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 156.6
  • Fat: 14.8g
  • Protein: 3.3g
  • Net carbs: 3g

Get the recipe: Keto Christmas Crack

11. Keto Christmas Rum Balls

Keto Christmas Cookies Rum Balls

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Want to know the best thing about these low carb rum balls? They’re still made with rum (or your favorite brandy or whiskey)!

Oh, and they don’t need to be baked.

So if you’re really craving a delicious Christmas treat but don’t feel like putting in much effort, you need to give these keto rum balls a try.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 80
  • Fat: 7.4g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Net carbs: 0.7g

Get the recipe: Keto Christmas Rum Balls

12. Keto Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Low Carb Chocolate Crinkle Keto Christmas Cookies

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Chocolate crinkle cookies are a classic holiday dessert.

This low carb version is crunchy on the outside, yet soft and moist on the inside, channeling those perfect brownie vibes – but in cookie form.

Be sure to give these chocolate crinkle keto Christmas cookies a try this holiday season!

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 52
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Protein: 3.8g
  • Net carbs: 0.7g

Get the recipe: Keto Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

13. Keto Low Carb Christmas Peppermint Patties

Keto Christmas Cookies Low Carb Peppermint Patties

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Cookies? Not quite.

Festive? Heck yes.

What’s more Christmasy than chocolate and peppermint? Not much, that’s what.

These are so good you’ll be adding them to your keto Christmas dessert list to make for years to come.

Get the recipe: Keto Low Carb Christmas Peppermint Patties

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