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Best Low-Carb Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

Best Low-Carb Oatmeal Cookie Recipes


Low-Carb Oatmeal Cookie Shopping Tips

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Low-Carb Oatmeal Cookie Cooking Tips

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.


Keto Oatmeal Cookies

It always seemed like oatmeal cookies were the last picked, and we don’t know why. Maybe it’s the stiff oats or those pesky raisins, but either way we know these Keto Oatmeal Cookies are going to be the best version of an oatmeal cookie you’ll ever eat! They’re grain free, gluten free, AND sugar free oatmeal cookies.


Recipe Summary

  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans

In a small bowl, combine the eggs, raisins, and vanilla. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, cinnamon and baking soda add to the creamed mixture and stir until all of the dry ingredients are absorbed. Next, stir in the egg and raisin mixture, then stir in the rolled oats and pecans. Dough will be stiff. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are golden. Allow cookies to cool 5 minutes on the baking sheet before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


16 Mouth Watering Low Carb Keto Cookie Recipes

Enjoy these low carb keto cookie recipes – to view the full recipe for any of them, please click the link below the image.

1. Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy, thick keto chocolate chip cookies made with both coconut and almond flour.

These low carb cookies are a perfect recipe to make for any occasion, they take only 15 minutes or less, and the dream comes true

From: eatwell101.com

2. Keto Cinnamon French Toast Cookies

These cinnamon french toast cookies are super delicious.

If you imagine a delicious piece of french toast and turned it into a cookie, that’s exactly what you’re looking at right now!

From: fatforweightloss.com

3. Low Carb Zero Sugar Coconut Flour Cookies

With these, you won’t miss your classic shortbread cookies.

They have the exact same texture – they melt in your mouth with a heavenly buttery vanilla flavor – without the carbs, butter or sugar.

From: sweetashoney.co

4. Five Minute Magic Keto Cookies

These Keto Five Minute Magic Cookies take all the flavors of the popular Magic Cookie Bars and turn them into a cookie that mixes up in only 5 minutes.

With chocolate chips, coconut flakes, and walnuts these are my new favorite easy recipe.

From: joyfilledeats.com

5. Keto Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Attention, cookie lovers! You can bake delicious keto pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that taste AMAZING!

These cookies are gooey, soft, and guilt-free! Plus, they happen to be easy to make and something to add to your fall baking list of goodies.

From: hip2keto.com

If you’re looking for more keto snacks and treat ideas, you should definitely check out The Keto Box. This is a subscription box service that mails you 8-11 Ketogenic snacks ever month at a really affordable cost, which makes sticking to your keto diet much easier!

6. Low Carb Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

How could you possible go wrong with Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches?

From: peaceloveandlowcarb.com

7. Supreme Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft, moist, intensely chocolatey and lightly chewy.

These gluten free and keto double chocolate chip cookies are what keto dessert dreams are made of.

From: gnom-gnom.com

8. Bakery Style Gluten Free Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy, lightly crisp and customizable to your taste buds!

These gluten free and keto chocolate chip cookies are utterly amazing and just 1.5g net carbs a pop (i.e. the ideal low carb dessert!).

From: gnom-gnom.com

9. Low Carb Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Low Carb Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with crispy, buttery edges and a sweet and fudgy cookie dough centre!

From: cafedelites.com

Psst – If you don’t want to or don’t have the time to make your own keto cookies, we’ve also got a list of 20 delicious keto desserts you can buy at the shop!

10. Keto Flourless Chewy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m pretty sure these will become your all time favorite low carb cookie.

Think low carb brownie meets perfect keto cookie. It’s a marriage made in chocolate heaven.

From: peaceloveandlowcarb.com

11. Low Carb Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

These easy raspberry cheesecake thumbprint cookies are gluten-free & low carb.

A cream cheese shortbread cookie with a raspberry swirl cheesecake center!

From: wholesomeyum.com

12. Quick & Easy Keto Cream Cheese Cookies

These low carb keto cream cheese cookies are so fast & easy to make! Just 6 ingredients, 10 minutes prep, and 15 minutes in the oven.

From: wholesomeyum.com

13. Low Carb Snickerdoodles

Crispy on the outside, tender and slightly chewy on the inside, these low carb snickerdoodles are everything you love about a great keto cookie!

The toasty coating of cinnamon & sweetener makes these keto snickerdoodle cookies simply perfect with a cup of coffee!

From: ibreatheimhungry.com

14. Soft and Chewy Keto Chocolate Cookies

Soft and chewy keto chocolate cookies are made with nut butter and sweetened with stevia.

Beware – they are addictive!

From: healthyrecipesblogs.com

15. Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

These Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies have made it easier in this first week of my diet to give up the usual baked goodies.

They are lightly crisp on the outside and dense/moist on the inside.

From: bakingoutsidethebox.com

16. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Think you can’t have yummy white chocolate macadamia nut cookies on low carb? Think again!

Check out this easy low carb macadamia nut cookie recipe.

From: lowcarbyum.com

Looking for more great keto recipes? Then check out these:


  • egg
  • nut butter: I tested these with almond butter and peanut butter
  • coconut oil
  • honey
  • pure vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon
  • salt
  • baking powder
  • superfine almond flour
  • shredded coconut
  • old fashioned rolled oats
  • chocolate chips or chopped chocolate

Frequently Asked Questions About Low-Carb Cookies

Now that you have tons of keto cookie recipes to try, here are some questions people often ask about them. Have fun baking!

What is the best flour to use for low-carb cookies?

The best types of low-carb flour for keto-friendly cookies are going to be either almond flour or coconut flour. Some cookies don&rsquot use any flour at all, so find the recipe that works with your lifestyle.

Can I have chocolate on keto?

Yes, you can have chocolate on keto! If you use it to bake, use unsweetened cocoa powder or sugar-free chocolate chips. I like to buy my chocolate chips from ChocZero.

What can I use instead of peanut butter in low-carb cookies?

Instead of peanut butter, you can substitute with any unsweetened nut or seed butter. Some popular choices are sunbutter or almond butter.

I hope you enjoy these keto cookie recipes! If you decide to try one, let me know in the comments down below which ones are your favorite.


This recipe is pretty straight forward, but there are a few questions you may have about the ingredients and process:

?What are the carbs in oatmeal?

There are a ton of carbs in oatmeal, at least the traditional kind — 27 grams of carbs per cooked cup to be exact, and only 4 grams of fiber! Thanks to a few ingredients swaps, (like removing oatmeal, ha!) this recipe has only 2 grams of net carbs.

?Do I have to add protein powder?

Nope! Make your hot cereal sans protein powder, just add some keto sweeteners into the mix (as protein powder is sweetened).

?What’s the best milk to use?

I like to use unsweetened almond milk, but any low carb milk will do: soy, flax, coconut, cashew. The reason I don’t recommend cow’s milk is it’s high in carbs/sugar.

?What if I want it sweeter?

EASY! Add more sweetener. Simply taste test the keto oatmeal after your ingredients have simmered, and adjust the sweetness, creaminess, and spiciness to your liking.

?What are the best keto oatmeal toppings:

Here are a few of my faves:

    like strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries
  • Low carb peanut butter or almond butter
  • Sugar-free syrup, Lakanto’s maple syrup is great here.

Sugar-free Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

You guys, it’s ready! I have been working on this recipe for two years, and I am so thrilled to finally share the perfected version with you! I really LOVE my original oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe, and I would eat those cookies every day if I could. The problem with that is that they’re loaded with sugar, so they need to be consumed sparingly. I set out to create healthy oatmeal cookies, and I made several batches that were pretty bad.

Finally, I discovered a PERFECT zero-calorie sweetener to complete my healthy oatmeal cookies. Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener is so good, and I’m so happy with it! Monk fruit extract is a natural sweetener that is 200 times sweeter than sugar. It bakes so much like sugar, so it’s truly the best sugar substitute I’ve ever used. Unlike some other sweeteners, monk fruit does not have a bad aftertaste. It’s just pure, natural sweetness. I’m a big fan!

How to make your delicious, healthy oatmeal cookies:

This recipe can be made in the same order as a normal cookie recipe. I was so happy when the sweetener whipped together with the butter so well. After you whip the butter and sweetener together, add the eggs and the vanilla and almond extracts. I highly recommend using pure vanilla extract because it has zero calories (and it makes everything so much more delicious).

Since I’m in love with almond extract, I decided to make this an almond-oatmeal cookie recipe by using almond flour. Another benefit is that almond flour is low-carb. It has a great texture, and I’m really happy with how it turned out in this recipe.

After you mix in the dry ingredients and the oats, you’ll be ready to bake! After my first batch, I gave in to my kids’ requests for chocolate chips and added them to the dough. The chocolate chips were not sugar-free, but they were so good that it was worth it! Each sugar-free cookie has about 100 calories, and each chocolate chip cookie has about 130 calories.


This 3-Ingredient Healthy Breakfast Cookie Recipe Is a Dessert Lover's Dream

The vegan cookie recipe is a healthy way to spice up breakfast.

Forget breakfast norms𠅌ookies should be an all-day affair. Sitting down to a fresh batch of cookies in the morning often beats making an omelet or waffle. So what if it&aposs an unconventional move?

There are plenty of routes you can take when making cookies at breakfast. Maybe you get in on the TikTok cookie cereal trend by baking mini cookies then drenching them in milk. Or perhaps protein-packed edible cookie dough is more your speed. If you&aposre partial to easy cookie recipes with few ingredients, definitely add this breakfast cookie recipe from Marisa Moore, RDN, LD, culinary and integrative dietitian, to your to-bake list. (Related: You Can Make These Oatmeal Protein Cookies In 20 Minutes Flat)

At first glance, they might look like the result of a typical oatmeal cookie recipe. But Moore&aposs take on the cookies only requires three ingredients and under five minutes of prep time. To make them, you&aposll just mash up some ripe bananas and combine them with old-fashioned oats and natural peanut butter, form the dough into cookies, and toss them in the oven. Texture-wise, they&aposre on the chewier side. (FYI: These healthy peanut butter chocolate chip cookies only call for five ingredients.)

They might taste like the product of a desserty homemade cookie recipe, but they&aposre not too shabby in the nutrition department, notes Moore. "These three-ingredient cookies are sweetened solely with overripe bananas so there&aposs no need for added sugar," she explains. "Packed with protein and good fats, the peanut butter lends nutty flavor and a satisfaction factor. And the oats are a source of beta-glucan, the soluble fiber shown to help reduce blood cholesterol." (Related: These Pumpkin Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies Taste Just Like Dessert)

As-is, this simple cookie recipe is practically as easy as pouring yourself some cereal. But it&aposs easily customizable if you&aposre feeling add-ins. Turning it into an oatmeal raisin cookie recipe is the obvious route, but the possibilities are endless. "I love adding chocolate chips and a sprinkle of flaky salt, coconut flakes, and dried blueberries or dried cranberries," shares Moore. "You can add up to 1/3 cup of any combination of mix-ins to the base recipe."

When you&aposre ready to get baking, you can find the full recipe here: Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies


Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

In the bowl of an electric mixer (or using a hand mixer) beat together the butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl after each one.

Mix together the flour, salt, and baking soda in a medium sized bowl. Add it into the creamed mixture in 2 to 3 batches, mixing it until just combined. Mix in the oats until just combined.

Use your preferred size cookie scoop (or a regular spoon) to drop portions of dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet, spacing them a couple inches apart. Bake for 12-13 minutes or until dark and chewy. If you'd like a crispier cookie, just cook a little longer!

Let them cool slight on the pan after removing from the oven, then transfer the cookies onto a plate for serving.

* Note: Add 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts to the flour mixture if you'd like a nutty flavor and crunch.

I love allllllll kinds of cookies.

I especially love cookies I don&rsquot know very well!

(Sorry. About Last Night reference. I was going to say &ldquoname that movie,&rdquo but it&rsquos such an obscure reference, if any of you had gotten it, I would have completely wigged out. And I don&rsquot want to wig out today. I want to be at peace. I&rsquom glad we had this talk.)

Anyway, I love cookies. And you know what I&rsquom figuring out over time? I love cookies that aren&rsquot very cakey. And I realize that the inference there is that I don&rsquot love cookies that are cakey. And of course, that&rsquos not true. I never met a cookie I didn&rsquot like, whether cakey or crispy or chewy. But in recent days/weeks/months, I&rsquove really found myself drawn to cookies that are flat-out&hellipwell, flat. Whether they&rsquore crispy or chewy, I don&rsquot care. I just love the flat, non-cakey texture.

So yesterday, in between the nine loads of laundry I knocked out (do you know how long it takes to do nine loads of laundry? It takes infinity, that&rsquos how long it takes. And I hate socks more than life itself) I set out to make some flat and chewy oatmeal cookies, partly because I discovered, while cleaning out my pantry in between laundry loads, that I was in possession of six&mdashnot four&hellipnot five&hellipsix&mdashlarge containers of oats. Why did I have so many oats? What was I trying to prove?

Anyway, it turns out that brown sugar&mdashnot the oats&mdashis really the star of the show (hence this recipe&rsquos title) and the result is a dark, magical cookie that&rsquos as good at room temperature as it is warm straight out of the oven.

First, soften some buttah. I knew cookies were in my destiny yesterday morning when I woke up, so I took a couple of sticks of butter out of the fridge and set them on the counter. I didn&rsquot know what direction I would head, and I didn&rsquot care.

All I knew was, cookies would somehow be involved.

Throw the butter into the mixer.

Add two big ol&rsquo cups of dark brown sugar.

Until it&rsquos a big mushy bowlful of ridiculously delicious wonderfulness that&rsquos you&rsquod really like to spread on a piece of toast.