3 Easy Keto Fat Bomb Recipes• Low Carb with Jennifer (2024)

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I love to keep a variety of fat bombs in my freezer for an easy anytime snack. The flavors of these three fat bombs are butter cookie, chocolate chip cookie dough, and strawberry cheesecake.

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  • WHAT ARE FAT BOMBS

Fat bombs are little bites of heaven. Usually sweet but sometimes savory...they are commonly made with coconut oil, butter, cream cheese, almond flour, or peanut butter.

The macros are majority fat, which means they are calorie dense.

  • ARE THEY GOOD FOR YOU

When eaten in moderation on a low carbohydrate diet, they are good at keeping hunger under control. If your goal is fat loss, you still need to be in a calorie deficit. That is why I make these fat bombs on the smaller side so you can adjust your serving according to your goals.

  • HOW MANY CAN I EAT PER DAY

The amount of fat bombs you can eat per day really depends on your calorie goals. You could eat 10 per day if you wanted to, though you couldn't eat much less. There is no prescribed amount of fat bombs you should eat in order to stay in ketosis or to be successful on a keto diet.

Now that we have gotten the specifics of fat bombs out of the way, we can start making some!

I like to keep these 3 varieties in the freezer at all times. They are really good frozen!

BUTTER COOKIE

First up is my original original energy bite from back in 2016. This was one of the first recipes I put on my blog and it is always a big hit!

The ingredients in this are so simple...all you do is mix together almond flour, butter, granular sweetener, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt.

The amount for the ingredients are down in the recipe card.

I use a 1 Tablespoon sized cookie scoop to divide the dough into 12 bites.

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH

These use the same ingredients as the butter cookie, but we added chocolate chips. They are so amazing!

This version made 14 bites.

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE

Guys, these are heaven. I started with softened cream cheese and I mixed in powdered sweetener.

This is the secret ingredient...freeze dried strawberries. You find these at any grocery store or on Amazon.

The whole 1 ounce bag only added 1 net carb per fat bomb and it is so worth it.

I crushed the dried strawberries in a mini food processor and then mixed the powder into the cream cheese.

Use the same 1 tablespoon scoop to make 17 cheesecake fat bombs.

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3 Easy Keto Fat Bomb Recipes

Fat bombs are an easy keto snack that you can have on hand for some extra energy. The 3 fat bomb recipes included are butter cookie, chocolate chip cookie dough, and strawberry cheesecake.

4.91 from 31 votes

Course: Dessert, Snack

Cuisine: American

Prep Time: 10 minutes minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes minutes

Calories:

Author: Jennifer Banz

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Ingredients

Butter Cookie

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Strawberry Cheesecake

Instructions

For butter cookie and cookie dough

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl

  • The mixture should be wet enough to stick together

  • Scoop out 1 tablespoon of the mixture and place on a lined cookie sheet. Makes 12 butter cookie and 14 chocolate chip cookie dough.

  • Freeze for 1 hour. Keep frozen for up to 2 months

For the Strawberry cheesecake

  • Combine the cream cheese and the powdered sweetener

  • Pulse the freeze dried strawberries until almost powder

  • mix the strawberry powder into the cream cheese mixture

  • Scoop 1 tablespoon sized balls onto a lined cookie sheet. Makes 17

  • Freeze for 1 hour. Keep frozen for up to 2 months

Notes

1 butter cookie fat bomb: 91 cal / 9g fat / 2g carbs / 1g fiber/ 2g protein

1 chocolate chip cookie dough: 112 cal / 10g fat / 4g carbs / 1g fiber / 2g protein

1 Strawberry Cheesecake: 53 cal / 4g fat / 2g carbs / 1g protein

Nutrition is provided as a courtesy only. Please re-calculate on your own with the ingredients and amounts you used for the most accurate data.

Keyword :gluten free, recipe for keto fat bombs, recipe for low carb energy bites

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  1. SB says

    Butter Cookie Keto No Bake Fat Bomb is absolutely the most delicious and nutritious Fat Bomb Recipe I have tasted! Delicious. I also took the butter cookie recipe and added 30g cocoa powder and made a keto no bake brownie cookie. Excellent!

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  2. Jennifer says

    Loved the chocolate mousse recipe. Had a bit of coffee in my cup so added it to the empty cream cup , added salt and microwaved it to dissolve the salt. Came out really well.

    Reply

  3. Barbara Storm says

    3 Easy Keto Fat Bomb Recipes• Low Carb with Jennifer (8)
    Was difficult to find recipe...but looks great....will make some tomorrow...if I can wait that long. thanks

    Reply

  4. Carrie says

    I just put the strawberry cheescake confections in the freezer. I was able to make 30 of them using my smallest cookie scoop. ( The mixture was delicious-I had to lick up the remains in the bowl.)

    Reply

  5. Jane says

    I tried the strawberry bombs and I enjoyed them immensely. I have recently found out about some complicated food sensitivities (e.g., milk enzymes and egg whites) , as a result keto is harder than ever for me to try and do. So far this bomb worked for me.
    I would like to try the other items, would I be able to use quinoa flour instead of the almond? If yes, is it a 1:1 switch. I suspect it would need more moisture. Note coconut flour is currently not an option.
    Thanks

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  6. Lynn P. says

    Using the freeze dried fruit was genius. I found the Strawberries and right next to them was a bag of freeze dried Tart Cherries with Apples. I used the same measurements but cut back on the sweetener by about a third. I think I liked the cherries better. When I decided to make them again, I noticed a jar of Peanut Butter Powder in the cabinet and thought "Peanut Butter Cup". I used 3 tablespoons of powder, 1/2 a pack of Cream Cheese and 2 teaspoons of monk fruit sweetener. Then I melted some Lily's dark chocolate with a little monk fruit for @ 30 seconds in the microwave, stirred it up and did another 15-20 seconds. This hardened the chocolate. Not my intention, but it worked better than expected when I broke it up and it looked and acted like Oreo crumble. I topped all three versions (strawberry, cherry and PB) with chocolate crumble and....pretty sure I heard a choir singing.

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  7. Anna Ford says

    3 Easy Keto Fat Bomb Recipes• Low Carb with Jennifer (9)
    I’m so excited to try the butter cream one. They’re in my freezer right now but for some reason I was only able to make 7 when the recipe says it’ll make 12. Maybe I made them too big?

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    • Sasha says

      I just wanted to thank you for this comment as it was a warning for me to make teaspoon size bombs. I only made half the recipe but ended up with 6 so maybe that's the measurement

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  8. Claire says

    The Strawberry cheesecake ones are so amazing was hesitant about them, But im so surprised are good they are

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FAQs

How many fat bombs can you eat a day on keto? ›

There is no set limit on how many Keto fat bombs you can eat. However, we do encourage you to only eat the ones that are necessary for you to stay in ketosis. Especially if your goal is to lose weight. If you're just looking for a way of eating that's easy to follow, then a couple of fat bombs a day is no big deal.

What are Slim Fast Keto Bombs? ›

Crafted for optimal low carb ketogenic nutrition, these Bombs are made with coconut oil MCTs, have 8 grams of fat and 3 grams of fiber. No gluten and no artificial sweeteners, flavors or colors. With only 1 net carb and zero added sugar†, you can curb cravings between meals and still stick with The Plan.

Do fat bombs break ketosis? ›

If you aren't familiar with fat bombs, they are low-carb, high-fat, low-sugar treats made with only keto-friendly ingredients, designed to replicate high-carb goodies by providing keto substitutes in place of normal dessert ingredients. The best part is, they won't take you out of ketosis.

Can I drink co*ke Zero on keto? ›

You can drink zero-calorie sodas while on keto. These include Diet co*ke, co*ke Zero, Diet Pepsi, and other no-carb options. You can even make homemade soda with carbonated water, fresh fruits, and plant-based sugar additives.

What are good fat keto snacks? ›

Macadamia nuts, almonds, walnuts, and brazil nuts are high-fat, low-carb snacks perfect for Keto munching. For an easy spread, whip up a batch of homemade nut butter.

When should I eat a fat bomb on keto? ›

You can eat more keto fat bombs if they are for day-time snacking, or a pre and post-workout energy booster, but limit intake if it's part of your main meal or a dessert.

Are keto fat bombs healthy? ›

You can absolutely still enjoy keto fat bombs! Healthy fats should still make up between 20 percent to 30 percent of your diet, and a fat bomb is a good way to get those calories in. Bonus: Because fats break down more slowly in the digestive tract, they can actually keep you feeling full for longer!

Can you lose weight with fat bombs? ›

If you're eating fat bombs to lose weight, you need to eat them as part of a low-carb diet. They can't do their job if you're loading up on carbs! Eat them once a day as a snack or to up the level of healthy fats in your diet. Many people eat one for breakfast or lunch on the go—and they're full.

Can I eat peanut butter on keto? ›

Peanut butter can definitely be part of a keto diet, but it's best to stick to plain options that are free of extra flavors and sweeteners. Almond butter is a good choice, too, and it's slightly lower in carbs. Additionally, you should be mindful of your portion size if you're trying to lose weight.

Can you eat too many keto fat bombs? ›

Yet, consuming too many high-calorie ketogenic snacks like nuts, nut butter, fat bombs, cheese and jerky may cause your weight loss to plateau. Though these snacks are healthy in moderation, it's best to choose lower-calorie options if you're having more than one snack session per day.

Can you eat fat bombs at night? ›

They make for a great bedtime snack, leading to sustained ketosis overnight. In addition, Fat Bombs decrease food prep time because you can make one large batch consisting of four or fewer ingredients.

Will one cookie ruin ketosis? ›

That depends on the cookie. And also on what else you're eating that day. Generally, people have to eat under 50 grams of carbs per day to achieve ketosis. And eating all those carbs at once is likely to kick you out of keto.

Can you eat pork chops on a keto diet? ›

Pork is a suitable protein source for the ketogenic diet. It's rich in protein and healthy fats, making it a versatile option for Keto meals. However, ensure to choose lean cuts and avoid processed pork products that may contain added sugars or fillers.

How many net carbs are in a keto fat bomb? ›

Keto Peanut Butter Cup Fat Bombs (1 fat bombs) contains 4.8g total carbs, 1.5g net carbs, 21.1g fat, 1.7g protein, and 202 calories.

How often should I eat fat bombs on keto? ›

“Fat bombs should be something you use around your training or when you're in a bind on-the-go,” she adds. “Generally, one to three per day will be sufficient,” says Garrison.

Can you eat too many fat bombs? ›

Yet, consuming too many high-calorie ketogenic snacks like nuts, nut butter, fat bombs, cheese and jerky may cause your weight loss to plateau. Though these snacks are healthy in moderation, it's best to choose lower-calorie options if you're having more than one snack session per day.

When should you eat fat bombs on keto? ›

The remaining ingredients are usually protein. While fat bombs are typically small and snack-sized, they can be consumed as meal replacements, as pre- or post-workout fuel, or as desserts.

Can I eat too much fat on keto? ›

Keto diet risks

McManus recommends that you keep saturated fats to no more than 7% of your daily calories because of the link to heart disease. And indeed, the keto diet is associated with an increase in "bad" LDL cholesterol, which is also linked to heart disease.

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