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Keto No Bake Cookies

These Keto No Bake Cookies have the classic taste of the popular peanut butter and chocolate cookies but are low carb and only require a few simple gluten free and paleo-friendly pantry ingredients.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond butter, chocolate, chrismas cookies, christmas baking, cookies, keto, keto cookies, low carb cookies, no bake, no bake cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 196 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces OR ghee OR refined coconut oil
  • 2/3 cup powdered monk fruit sweetener OR coconut sugar OR 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk or full-fat canned coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 fine sea salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter or your favorite nut or seed butter
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 16 whole almonds (half pecans or walnuts), optional for garnish


  1. Have all your ingredients measured out and placed near the stove. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. Place the butter, monk fruit sweetener, milk, and cacao powder in a large saucepan over medium heat, whisking often until melted and combined.

    Top view of ingredients to make Paleo Keto No Bake Cookies in a stainless steel pot on a white background
  3. Bring the mixture to a rolling boil and allow to boil for EXACTLY 60 seconds, while whisking occasionally.

    Top view of melted chocolate to make Low Carb No Bake Cookies in a stainless steel pot on a white background
  4. Remove saucepan from heat and immediately add salt, almond butter and vanilla extract and stir until fully combined. Fold in the shredded and flaked coconut and mix until everything is well combined.

    Top view of simmering chocolate and shredded coconut to make Paleo No Bake Cookies in a stainless steel pot on a white background
  5. Using a medium cookie scoop (about 2 tablespoons), scoop 2 tablespoon sized mounds and place in a single layer on the prepare baking sheet. Press almond in the center, for garnish (if desired).

    Top view of 16 undecorated Keto No Bake Cookies on a brown parchment paper on a baking sheet
  6. Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes to set up.

    Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or freezer up to 2 months.

    Top view of 16 decorated Keto No Bake Cookies on a brown parchment paper on a baking sheet
Nutrition Facts
Keto No Bake Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.