Are you always rushing out of the house to get your kids to school and get to work on time with only a cup of coffee in your hand? These keto breakfast cookies are the perfect grab-and-go meal during those busy mornings.
These low-carb breakfast cookies fulfill your childhood dream of eating cookies for breakfast healthily.
They are especially a great treat for anyone on a keto diet, but it’s a cookie recipe the whole family will enjoy.
These cookies have a similar texture and flavor to oatmeal cookies but without the use of rolled oats that are too high in carbs to be part of a ketogenic diet.
They get their oatmeal-like flavor and texture from the addition of golden flax meal and slivered almonds. It’s a winning combination.
Make a batch of these breakfast keto cookies in under 25 minutes. They’ll delight you and your family with only 3 g net carbs per cookie.
If you’re a big cookie fan, be sure to check out our collection of keto cookie recipes for more tasty treats!
Keto Breakfast Cookies
This keto breakfast cookie recipe relies on mostly dry ingredients such as gluten-free flaxseed, almond flour, baking powder, cinnamon powder, sugar substitutes, and chocolate chips.
As for the wet ingredients, softened butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and peanut butter or almond butter are all you need to take your breakfast game to the next level.
Ingredients Needed to Make Keto Breakfast Cookies
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The following are the ingredients you’ll need to make the keto breakfast cookies. Note that the full printable recipe card is at the bottom of the page, as is the nutritional information.
- Unsalted butter, room temperature
- Peanut butter or almond butter
- Granulated white sugar substitute or brown sugar substitute
- Large eggs, room temperature
- Finely milled almond flour
- Golden flax meal
- Shredded unsweetened coconut flakes
- Vanilla extract
- Baking powder
- Sea salt
- Cinnamon powder
- Sugar-free chocolate chips
- Slivered almonds
How to Make Keto Breakfast Cookies
To make these keto-friendly breakfast cookies, begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
Then measure the almond flour and golden flax and set aside.
In a medium-sized bowl, using an electric mixer, combine the softened butter, peanut butter or almond butter, sugar substitute, and vanilla extract. Mix until light and fluffy.
To this mixture, add the two eggs one at a time and combine until well incorporated.
Next, add the sifted almond flour, golden flax meal, coconut flakes, slivered almonds, sugar-free chocolate chips, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon powder, and mix until just combined.
Using a small cookie scoop, place the dough on a lightly greased baking sheet or parchment paper lined sheet.
Slightly flatten the cookies with your fingers or the back of a spoon.
Bake the cookies in the oven until lightly brown around the edges, about 12-15 minutes.
Store leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate them for up to 5 days or freeze them for up to 3 weeks.
Best Sugar-Free Sweetener Options
As far as which sugar substitute to use for these sugar-free breakfast cookies, I have a few recommendations. If you are a regular on our site, you know I’m a huge fan of Lakanto Monk Fruit.
This is because the texture of Lakanto is spot on since there is barely any aftertaste. It is a monk fruit and erythritol blend.
If you have not given this all-natural sweetener a try, you have no idea what you are missing.
I love that Lakanto Monk Fruit is all-natural and gets its sweetness from antioxidants called mogrosides instead of fructose or sucrose. And it has zero calories and zero glycemic impact.
You can also use their brown sugar substitute, which works beautifully for this recipe.
That being said, I’m also partial to Swerve, another erythritol blend.
It works well in this keto-friendly breakfast cookie recipe and is an excellent choice if you are looking for a sugar substitute that has no bitter aftertaste and measures just like sugar.
Swerve is made from ingredients found in select fruits and starchy root vegetables and contains no artificial ingredients, preservatives, or flavors. Like Lankanto, Swerve has a 0 % impact on blood sugar.
Swerve also has a brown sugar option that is quite nice and that I can also recommend for these cookies too.
I know some of you are stevia fans; if that’s you, you can use the stevia and erythritol-based brand Pyure in this recipe.
However, it’s important to note that if you are using Pyure, you will want to use half the amount called for in this recipe since it’s a much sweeter option.
For more information on the best sugar substitutes to use on the keto diet, be sure to check out our guide.
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- 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1/3 cup of sugar-free peanut butter or almond butter
- 1 cup of granulated sugar substitute
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 2 cups of finely milled almond flour
- 1/2 cup of golden flax meal
- 1/3 cup of shredded unsweetened coconut flakes
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
- 1/2 cup of sugar-free chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup of slivered almonds
- Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
- Measure the almond flour and golden flax and set aside.
- In a medium-sized bowl, using an electric mixer, combine the softened butter, peanut butter or almond butter, sugar substitute, and vanilla extract. Mix until light and fluffy.
- To this mixture, add the two eggs one at a time and combine until well incorporated.
- Next, add the sifted almond flour, golden flax meal, coconut flakes, slivered almonds, sugar-free chocolate chips, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon powder, and mix until just combined.
- Using a small cookie scoop, place the dough on a lightly greased baking sheet or parchment-lined sheet.
- Slightly flatten the cookies with your fingers or the back of a spoon.
- Bake the cookies in the oven until lightly brown around the edges, about 12-15 minutes.
- Store leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 5 days or freeze them for up to 3 weeks.
It's essential to only use golden flax meal, as regular flax meal will produce a gummy cookie
These cookies can also be made with a brown sugar substitute with great success.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 11.8gSaturated Fat: 4.2gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 2.9gNet Carbohydrates: 1.5gFiber: 1.4gSugar: 0.1gProtein: 3.3g