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These 3-Ingredient Fat Bombs are delicious easy keto sweet snacks to fix any sweet craving during the day with only 1.8 grams of net carbs per serving.

Plus these fat bombs are gluten-free with a dairy-free option provided.

3 ingredient Fat Bombs

What Are Fat Bombs?

Fat bombs are typical keto snacks to fix a sweet tooth without sugar and minimal carbs.

They are rich in fat to keep you full and slightly sweet to fix your sweet cravings without impacting your net carbs macros.

On a ketogenic diet, the typical net carbs to be taken are between 20 grams and 30 grams a day.

Fat bombs can be made with cream cheese, butter or nut butter, or a combination of all of the above.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This recipe can be whipped up in a few minutes to enjoy a quick low-carb snack, and it is:

  • Gluten-Free
  • Egg-Free
  • Dairy-Free Option
  • Vegan Option
  • Only 3 Ingredients
  • Low-Carb
  • Keto
  • Ready In 20 Minutes
3 ingredient Fat Bombs

How To Make 3-Ingredient Keto Fat Bombs

Making these 3-Ingredient Fat Bombs is super easy since it only takes 3 basic ingredients.

Ingredients

For extra flavor add some of the below:

  • Vanilla Extract
  • A drizzle of peanut butter on top of the fat bombs.
  • Crushed peanuts – roll fat bomb into it.
  • Sugar-free chocolate chips – to add some crunchiness to the fat bombs.
  • Cocoa powder – to make them chocolatey, similar to my cheesecake keto fat bombs.
Making Keto Fat Bombs

Making The Fat Bombs

Pour the cold cream cheese, almond butter, and vanilla extract into the bowl of a stand mixer.

Combine the 3-ingredient fat bomb batter for about 30 seconds.

You can also use an electric beater to beat the batter for 30 to 45 seconds in a large mixing bowl until it forms a thick and consistent batter.

Stop the beater or food processor, and add the powdered sweetener.

Stir or beat again until the sweetener is well incorporated. The batter should be thick, and that’s ok.

Scoop one tablespoon of fat bomb batter using a cookie scoop, place it in lightly oiled hands, and roll the batter into a ball.

Then, place it on the prepared tray. You can also place the batter into small silicone molds if preferred.

Making The Peanut Butter Coating

Drizzle some runny almond butter on top of the fat bombs and roll them into crushed almonds or crushed peanuts to decorate.

Freeze the 3-ingredient fat bombs until the batter is set, it takes about 1 hour.

Serving Fat Bombs

Fat bombs are perfect quick treats to fix a sweet craving, but they can also be enjoyed as a keto dessert.

Eat the fat bombs frozen or keep them for 10 minutes at room temperature for a softer texture.

The fat bombs soften in the fridge and are better kept in the freezer.

Storage Instructions

Store the 3-ingredient fat bomb for up to 3 months in the freezer or for three days in the fridge.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do Fat Bombs Taste?

Fat bombs taste like almond butter or peanut butter depending on the nut butter you picked. They have a mild cream cheese taste.
If your sweetener contains stevia, you might be able to discern the stevia bitterness.

What Are Fat Bombs?

Fat bombs are high-fat treats that are used by people on a keto diet to fix a craving without taking high-sugar treats.
They are one of the classic keto recipes that can be made in a few minutes.

Do Fat Bombs Help Ketosis?

Fat bombs help indirectly with ketosis.
Fat bombs don’t make you go into ketosis, but they keep you full without the need for carbs. Ketosis is a state that happens when the body runs out of glucose.
As such, a fat bomb won’t make you go into ketosis, but it will make it easier to stay in ketosis because you won’t crave sugar.

What Is The Point Of Fat Bombs?

Fat bombs are high-fat treats that contribute to making you feel full and reduce your sweet cravings. As a result, they make it easier to stay in ketosis.

How Many Fat Bombs Can You Have On Keto?

How many fat bombs you can eat depends on the number of net carbs in each fat bomb and your daily macros.
For example, if you have daily macros of 25 grams and you’ve already had 20 grams, you have 5 grams left. This allows you to have about 2.5 of these keto fat bombs or 3 of my keto cheesecake fat bombs.

3 ingredient Fat Bombs

3-Ingredient Fat Bombs

1.8gNet Carbs
These 3-Ingredient Fat Bombs are easy, delicious keto sweet snacks for fixing any sweet craving during the day.
Prep: 10 mins
Fridge 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Yield: 12 fat bombs (30g/1oz each)
Serving Size: 1 Fat Bomb (1oz/30g, no topping)

Nutrition

Net Carbs 1.8g
Fat 11g
Protein 2.7g
Calories 115.4kcal
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Instructions

  • Line a plate with parchment paper. Slightly oil with coconut oil. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add cold cream cheese, almond butter, and vanilla extract if used. Using an electric beater, beat for 30-45 seconds until it forms a thick consistent batter.
  • Stop the beater, and add the powdered erythritol.
  • Beat again until well incorporated – the batter should be thick, and that's ok.
  • Scoop one tablespoon of fat bomb batter, place it in lightly oiled hands, and roll the batter into a ball, then place it on the prepared tray. You can also place the batter into small silicone molds if preferred.
  • Optional: drizzle extra almond butter on top or roll into crushed almonds or peanuts to decorate.
  • Freeze until set – it takes about 1 hour. Eat frozen or keep 10 minutes at room temperature for a softer texture. The fat bombs soften in the fridge and are better kept in the freezer.

Storage

  • Store the fat bomb for up to 3 months in the freezer.
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Nutrition Facts
3-Ingredient Fat Bombs
Amount Per Serving (1 Fat Bomb (1oz/30g, no topping))
Calories 115.4 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4.5g28%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.1g
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 65.8mg3%
Potassium 79.4mg2%
Carbohydrates 2.5g1%
Fiber 0.7g3%
Sugar 1.1g1%
Protein 2.7g5%
Net Carbs 1.8g
Vitamin A 279.3IU6%
Vitamin B12 0.1µg2%
Calcium 44.3mg4%
Iron 0.3mg2%
Magnesium 21.2mg5%
Zinc 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Carine Claudepierre

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Carine Claudepierre

Hi, I'm Carine, the food blogger, author, recipe developer, published author of a cookbook, and founder of Sweet As Honey.

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Cooking and Baking is my true passion. In fact, I only share a small portion of my recipes on Sweetashoney. Most of them are eaten by my husband and my two kids before I have time to take any pictures!

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