Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


28 cookies

Updated: Nov. 18, 2023
Keto eaters, rejoice! This ultra soft cookie recipe is a perfectly tasty guilt-free treat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • Granulated erythritol equivalent to 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar-free dark chocolate baking chips


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and erythritol until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk almond flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in chips.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Using a wet finger, press down on cookies to flatten. Bake until edges are lightly browned, 7-10 minutes. Cool completely on pans on wire racks.

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Tips

What chocolate chips are keto-friendly?

Sugar-free chocolate chips are keto-friendly. If you're on the keto diet, look for chocolate chips that contain sugar substitutes like stevia, erythritol or monk fruit. (Learn more about what you can eat on the keto diet!)

What types of flour are keto-friendly?

Keto-friendly flours usually contain nuts or seeds. The most common keto flours are almond, flaxseed meal, chia seed meal and coconut flour.

What are the best keto-friendly sweeteners?

If you're following the keto diet, you can sweeten keto-friendly desserts and drinks with sugar substitutes like stevia, Splenda and monk fruit.

Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor, and Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 102 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.