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Best 27 Keto Holiday Cookie Recipes for your Family Celebration

5 minute read • November 23, 2022
woman with cookies

It goes pretty much without saying that the holiday season is cookie season, right? No matter what kind, it feels like every cookie is right at home in December. We’ve collected some of our favorite sugar-free, gluten-free options to keep your cookie jar full all month long…

1. Chocolate Mint “Oreos”

Holiday Recipe Challenge: Chocolate Mint "Oreo" Cookies

No more really needs to be said, but we’ll repeat it: Chocolate. Mint. “Oreos.” Booyah.

2. Orange Almond Shortbread Cookies

A white plate arranged with Orange Almond Shortbread cookies, surrounded by sliced oranges and almonds.

Orange and almond make a happy pair in these deliciously classic shortbread cookies.

3. Soft Baked Cookies

cream cookies

Inspired by the humble but freakin’ delicious sugar cookie, these are are absolutely perfect as they are…or you can spend hours decorating them to your heart’s content.

4. Gingerbread House

Gingerbread house with decorations.

Classic. Delicious. Adorable. Just a win all around.

5. Gingerbread Cookies

keto gingerbread cookies

Not in the mood to build a house? Try these gingerbread cookies for tons of festive fun.

6. Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana oatmeal cookies mounded on a white plate, surrounded by bananas and sugar free chocolate chips.

Imagine if a banana nut muffin magically became a cookie. Yep. This is a recipe you’ll want to bring into your holiday cookie rotation.

7. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

pumpkin cookies

These soft cookies are absolutely packed with seasonal flavor…and will be ready to come out of your oven in less time than it would take to go to the grocery store to buy some. 😮

8. Meringue Cookies

meringue cookies

An incredibly simple recipe that comes together quickly. Because you know, sometimes you just need cookies RIGHT NOW. We’ve all been there.

9. Pumpkin Cookie Butter

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Cookie Butter

Okay, so cookie butter is not the same as a cookie, but we had to include it. Perfect for topping any keto baked goods, hot cereal, or even swirling in some yogurt.

10. Jam Dot Snickerdoodle Cookies

jam dot snickerdoodles

Something about these jam dot cookies brings out our inner child. Without fail.

11. Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

How do you take a chocolate cookie and make it even better? You stuff it with peanut butter-y goodness. The result? Absolutely unreal.

12. Homemade Thin Mints

Chocolate Mint Cookie Thins

Chocolate. Mint. Cookie. Thins. Need we say more?

13. Vanilla Pizzelle


These are a classic Italian cookie, often made for Christmas. They are made on a pizzelle iron which is like a waffle iron and gives them their decorative shape.

14. Eggnog Biscotti

eggnog biscotti

These crispy, festive eggnog biscotti dipped in white chocolate are great for dunking in a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate while you wrap gifts or snuggle up by the fireplace.

15. Lime Macadamia White Chocolate Chip Cookies

keto macadamia nut cookies

A tropical twist on a classic. Bright, zesty, and sweet, these are sure to become a family favorite.

16. Sesame Tea Cakes

tea cakes

The perfect accompaniment to an afternoon cup of tea or a morning coffee.

17. Sugar-Free Vanilla Wafers

vanilla wafers

Crumbly, delicate cookies that taste just like the childhood favorite.

18. Guava Grapefruit Madeleines

grapefruit madeleines

This take on the French classic stays perfectly light and tender, and has just a hint of guava and grapefruit.

19. Root Beer Float Whoopie Pies

whoopie pies

Creamy, soft, and absolutely decadent.

20. Caramel Coated Ladyfingers

keto ladyfingers

The ultimate, delicate cookies coated with a glossy, sweet-salty glaze that is out of this world.

21. Key Lime Macaroons


With a little zing, and a whole lot of coconut sweetness, these macaroons are the perfect treat at the end of a meal.

22. Lemony Lemon Snap Cookies

snap cookies

Light, crisp and packed with a lemon punch, these cookies add sparkle to banana pudding, or to the end of any meal.

23. Classic No Bake Cookies

no bake cookies

The chocolatey classic gets a low-carb makeover that is just as tasty as the original.

24. Mocha Hazelnut Cookies

mocha hazelnut cookies

With a healthy caffeine kick and a not-too-sweet flavor, these feel like the grown up cousin of a chocolate chip cookie.

25. Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

fudge bombs

Okay, okay, you actually want chocolate chip cookies? Here you go.

26. Black and White Cookies

black and white cookies

The iconic NYC cake-like cookie confection—a nostalgic favorite with kids and adults alike.

27. Butterscotch Cookies

banana butterscotch cookies

Studded with butterscotch chips, these cookies boast a sweet, toasty flavor and a delicate texture.


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