These Keto Snickerdoodles are soft keto cookies with a unique cinnamon flavor and only 1.4 grams of net carbs per cookie.
Bonus, this recipe is also egg-free, dairy-free, and paleo-friendly!
What Are Snickerdoodle Cookies?
Traditional Snickerdoodle cookies are small cookies with a cracked surface.
They are typically crispy but some versions exist with a soft texture. They are very similar to sugar cookies, the main difference being the addition of cinnamon.
Interestingly no one really knows why they are called Snickerdoodle. There are a few theories out there, but nothing is certain.
Are Snickerdoodle Cookies Keto?
Traditional Snickerdoodle cookies are not keto-friendly. Because they are made with sugar, all-purpose flour, and rolled in more regular sugar.
This makes a single small traditional snickerdoodle cookie reach 10 grams of net carbs.
To learn how to get all the taste of a Snickerdoodle Cookie without the carbs, keep reading!
How To Make Keto Snickerdoodles
Do you miss the classic snickerdoodle cookies from Christmas or Thanksgiving? You will love this healthy keto version of your favorite treat that you can eat all year round.
A soft chewy, melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon cookie with delicious cinnamon sugar-free coating.
Great news, this recipe uses only a few simple ingredients:
- Almond flour – fine, not a coarse almond meal, or the cookies will have a gritty texture. Almond Flour is a great keto-friendly flour.
- Coconut flour – fresh, no lumps.
- Sugar-free crystal sweetener – feel free to use your favorite blend of stevia erythritol or monk fruit stevia blend. I always use this one. Read my review of sweeteners to find my top 4 keto-friendly sweeteners.
- Coconut oil or melted butter
- Unsweetened vanilla almond milk – at room temperature.
- Baking soda – or a double amount if you want to use baking powder.
- Apple cider vinegar
- Xanthan gum – this gives a chewy texture to the cookies.
- Cinnamon – because there is no Snickerdoodle Cookie without a touch of Cinnamon. Read my Cinnamon Sugar recipe to get the perfect ratio.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do Keto Snickerdoodle cookies taste like?
They are soft, chewy cookies with a buttery texture and unique cinnamon flavor.
Your family will love these on your Christmas cookie platter or as an afternoon tea snack with a cup of coffee at any time of the year.
What makes a perfect Keto Snickerdoodle cookie?
A perfect healthy snickerdoodle cookie is soft in the middle and shows some cracks on the edges.
It also has a delicious crunchy cinnamon-sugar coating that adds an amazing cinnamon flavor to your cookie.
This recipe replicates this perfectly!
How many carbs are in these keto snickerdoodles?
These are very low-carb keto cinnamon cookies with only 1.4g of net carbs per serving and only 76 kcal.
If you crave something sweet they are the best to fix your sweet tooth with no guilt.
Plus, these cookies freeze really well so you can make ahead a large batch and save some for later.
More Keto Cookie Recipes
Keto cookies are great for the holiday season or to snack on. I recommend also trying these low-carb cookie recipes:
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Preparation:Under 30 Minutes
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