40 Amazing Keto Snacks (2023)

A wonderful collection of 40 amazing keto snacks. Easy to make and so very tasty, they help ensure success on the keto diet.

The collection contains both savory and sweet snacks, and they can all be made at home with basic, simple ingredients.

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Deprivation and cravings are the enemies of any way of eating. For those of us used to snacking, learning how to make tasty low-carb snacks can be the difference between success and failure.

Making sure you always have delicious keto items to reach for is the best insurance against reaching for the foods you're trying to get away from - starchy, sugary, and processed.

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Frequently asked questions

What are keto snacks made of?

If they don't contain wheat flour or sugar, then what do they contain? Scroll down and you'll see - the savory items are usually made of any one of the following ingredients or a combination of them:
Vegetables
Eggs
Cheese
Meat
Almond flour
Fats
Salt and spices

The sweet items are generally made with:
Almond flour
Coconut flour
Dark chocolate
Fruit
Nuts
Fats
Sugar-free sweeteners

Which are better, savory or sweet snacks?

I divided this collection into two parts - savory and sweet. As you can see, the savory part is twice as large as the sweet section. That's no coincidence.

While sweet snacks are okay once in a while, they do walk a fine line between "snack" and "dessert." So I usually prefer savory snacks over sweet ones.

Can you suggest store-bought snacks?

If you're pressed for time or just don't feel like cooking/baking, there are several good options for you when it comes to pre-made low-carb snacks that you can buy.

My favorite store-bought items include:
Nuts and seeds
Plain pork rinds
Packaged cheese crisps (100% cheese)
Fresh-cut veggies dipped in Ranch dressing
90% chocolate
Whole milk Greek yogurt with berries and nuts
Cheeses and deli meats

Savory Keto Snacks

These are the ones I make most often. They are delicious, each and every one of them, and I do find that they are more satiating than sweet ones.

1. Parmesan crisps

I make these a lot. They are so wonderfully crispy and flavorful. They are made with just cheese (sometimes I add pepperoni or a jalapeno slice in the middle), and without wheat flour diluting their flavor, they truly are better than high-carb cheese crackers.

Homemade Baked Parmesan Crisps

Crispy and wonderfully flavorful, these baked parmesan crisps are the ultimate keto snack. And they are VERY easy to make!

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2. Keto beef jerky

This one requires a bit more work - slicing the beef thinly and then baking it in a low-temperature oven for a few hours. But they are so good! Their seasoning is phenomenal. They make a wonderful addition to your lunchbox.

Sugar-Free Keto Beef Jerky

A simple recipe for a sugar-free keto beef jerky that you can make in your oven. There's no need to marinate the beef! The spice mix and slow cooking are responsible for the jerky's great texture and amazing flavor.

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3. Avocado fries

The first time I made these, I was amazed at how well they turned out. Baked avocado becomes wonderfully creamy and flavorful, and the spicy dip adds so much flavor. It's one of my favorite recipes to make when I have avocadoes that are just right - not too hard and not too ripe.

Baked Avocado Fries

Marvelously flavorful avocado fries are coated with almond meal, then baked in the oven until hot and creamy.

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4. Homemade pork rinds

You can absolutely buy pork rinds (as long as they contain just pork skin and salt). But making your own is actually fun, and the result is very different than the commercial stuff - it's crispier and fattier and not as puffy and dry. I also find it much more flavorful.

Homemade Pork Rinds (Chicharrones)

Homemade pork rinds are easy to bake in the oven. Chicharrones are salty, crunchy, and savory. They are the perfect keto solution for a snack attack!

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5. Keto soft pretzels

It's unbelievable how good these pretzels are. Fathead dough truly is a miracle dough. Eat them on their own, or dip them in some grainy mustard. So good!

Amazing Keto Pretzels

These amazing keto pretzels make a great low-carb snack, but they're also excellent as part of a meal.

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6. Cocktail meatballs

These juicy little meatballs are so much fun to snack on! I sometimes just grab the cold leftovers and eat them straight from the fridge. The sauce is really good - although I like them without it too.

Keto Cocktail Meatballs

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Juicy little cocktail meatballs are the best appetizer! Coated in a wonderfully flavorful sauce, they are simply irresistible.

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7. Bacon chips

If you like crispy bacon, you will love this very flavorful and easy-to-make snack. These tasty chips are extra good when dipped in guacamole.

Oven-Baked Bacon Chips

Wonderfully crispy and flavorful bacon chips are the ideal vehicle for scooping up guacamole, salsa, or sour cream. Perfect for game day, or anytime you crave something crunchy on the keto diet!

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8. Grilled halloumi

It's the magic cheese that you can grill! And it's so very flavorful, in a delightfully salty sort of way. Enjoy it on its own, or with keto bread.

Grilled Halloumi Cheese

Grilled Halloumi cheese is a delicacy. Golden brown, crispy exterior. Soft, gooey interior, and a wonderfully savory flavor. It's a magic cheese that you can grill!

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9. Zucchini chips

Thinly sliced zucchini, coated in olive oil and parmesan and baked until crispy - what's not to like? It's always good to find tasty low-carb finger foods that are vegetable-based.

Crispy Baked Zucchini Chips

Coated with olive oil, spices and parmesan, then baked to crispy perfection, these zucchini chips are amazing.

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10. Hot pizza dip

Who needs a crust when you can simply melt together the best parts of pizza (the cheese and the toppings, of course), then scoop it all up with crispy fresh-cut vegetables?

Easy Pizza Dip

This delicious 20-minute pizza dip is perfect when served with fresh-cut veggies for dipping.

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11. Cheese muffins

These flavorful savory muffins are super good. The combination of almond flour, cheeses, garlic and cayenne is phenomenal. They're great on their own and even better with some Kerrygold butter.

Keto Cheese Muffins

These flavorful keto cheese muffins are perfect for breakfast with eggs and avocado or for dinner with chili.

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12. Scotch eggs

This is such an amazing recipe. How much fun is it, to bite into a well-seasoned meatball, and find a hard-boiled egg in the middle! Plus it's super satiating, as you can imagine.

Baked Scotch Eggs Recipe

These homemade Scotch eggs are baked in the oven and contain no breadcrumbs. They are easy to make, portable, and delicious!

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13. Almond flour crackers

These amazed me the first time I made them because they are so very close to the real thing. And in fact, in a way they are even better because almond flour tastes better than wheat flour.

Keto Almond Flour Crackers

These keto crackers are just as good as the real thing! Savory, crispy and flavorful, the almond flour gives them a nutty flavor and a crunchy texture.

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14. Eggplant chips

If you like eggplants, you will love these crispy and flavorful eggplant chips. They are very tasty on their own or try dipping them in some Greek yogurt dip or in tahini sauce.

Eggplant Chips

Eggplant chips are the perfect homemade snack. They are flavorful, crunchy, and savory.

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15. Deviled eggs

It's a classic appetizer or snack, and how lucky for us, it's legit keto! I make this particular version with full-fat Greek yogurt, but you can use sour cream or mayonnaise instead.

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Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs

These deviled eggs are made with Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise. They are well-seasoned, mildly spicy, creamy and delicious!

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16. Stuffed mini peppers

Mini peppers are amazing. I love them raw - they're so delicious. But roasting them in the oven definitely improves them, and stuffing them with well-seasoned goat cheese - well, that's just keto nirvana!

Stuffed Mini Peppers

A wonderfully tasty appetizer, these stuffed mini peppers are also very easy to make.

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17. Spinach artichoke dip

I wasn't sure I wanted to publish this recipe - this dip is not much to look at! But the amazing creaminess and flavor convinced me that I do want to share it with you. I love scooping it up with mini peppers!

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Creamy spinach artichoke dip is the perfect appetizer. Made with lots of spinach and artichokes and flavored with garlic and Parmesan, it's so delicious and very easy to make.

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18. Sausage egg muffins

My daughter, a budding chef, loves making these with me. It's so much fun to create the sausage cups, break an egg into them, then watch the magic happen in the oven!

Breakfast Sausage Egg Muffins

These tasty sausage egg muffins, ready in just 30 minutes, are perfect for a quick breakfast on the go or for an afternoon snack.

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19. Jalapeno poppers

These are AMAZING. The combination of the spicy jalapenos, the creamy cheese and the bacon is just so good! They ARE spicy, though, so only serve them to someone who enjoys spicy food.

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño poppers are stuffed with a tasty mixture of cream cheese and cheddar, then wrapped in bacon and baked into cheesy perfection.

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20. Roasted nuts

Coated in butter, sugar-free honey or maple syrup and a sprinkle of smoked paprika (yes!) and roasted in the oven, these crunchy and salty-sweet roasted nuts are superb.

Honey Roasted Nuts

Crunchy and salty-sweet, these honey roasted nuts make a great homemade hostess gift - assuming you'll resist the temptation to polish them off by yourself!

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21. Savory cheese balls

You'll have so much fun making these! And the combination of various cheeses and spices is so good. I also like that you can make them in advance and keep them in the fridge until ready to serve.

Mini Bacon Cheese Balls

Delicious mini cheese balls are an ideal party snack because they are made in advance and you don't need to heat them up.

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22. Kale chips

Roasting in olive oil and salt removes the bitterness from the kale, and the texture also greatly improves. These have become one of my favorite snacks!

Baked Kale Chips Recipe

It's mind-blowing, how roasting in olive oil with some salt and garlic powder turns kale leaves into an amazingly crispy and flavorful snack!

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23. Keto nachos

Yes, you can have nachos on the keto diet! Simply replace the tortillas with pork rinds. How simple is that! And so delicious.

Pork Rind Keto Nachos

Yes, you can enjoy tatsy nachos on the keto diet! Simply replace the high carb tortilla chips with crunchy pork rinds. Genius - and delicious.

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24. Salami chips

The intense flavor of salami combined with wonderful crunchiness, then dipped into a creamy sour cream dip... yup, these are as good as they sound!

Salami Chips with a Spicy Dip

Delightfully crunchy and very flavorful, these salami chips are wonderful all on their own; even better dipped into a tasty, spicy sour cream dip.

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25. Skillet pizza

This is just genius (if I do have to say so myself): Cook just the cheese and toppings in a skillet for a wonderfully crispy skinny-crust pizza, hold the dough!

Crispy Crustless Pizza

This wonderfully crispy crustless pizza is ready fast and is very easy to make. It's a great low-carb snack!

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26. Cheesy garlic bread

This delicious garlic bread is made with almond flour. Cheesy, buttery and garlicky, I don't make it very often, because I tend to lose control around it. 😳

Cheesy Keto Garlic Bread

Cheesy, garlicky, and buttery, this keto garlic bread is surprisingly close to the real thing.

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27. Ham and egg cups

These cute little cups are so easy to make, and they make a great portable snack. I like to make them in advance, then eat them cold, straight out of the fridge! But you can obviously reheat them in the microwave if you prefer them warm.

Ham and Egg Cups

Ham and egg cups are so easy to make and they are perfect for breakfast. They are also great as a quick, filling snack.

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28. Cheese biscuits

Made with almond flour, sour cream and parmesan, these savory cheese biscuits are wonderful all on their own, and even better with rich European salted butter.

Keto Cheese Biscuits

Tasty, fragrant keto cheese biscuits are perfect for dinner (great with chili!), or for breakfast - with or without eggs.

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Sweet keto snacks

As much as I prefer to focus on savory items, sometimes you crave something sweet. And when you do, these provide you with some good options.

29. Chocolate chip cookies

As a kid, were you given chocolate chip cookies and milk for your after-school snack? Many of us would not touch the stuff today. But these wonderfully chewy keto chocolate chip cookies are something my husband and I can actually enjoy, and we often do.

Soft and Chewy Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Wonderfully soft and chewy keto chocolate chip cookies are made with almond flour and extra dark chocolate chips.

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30. Cheesecake-stuffed strawberries

These are wonderful to serve to guests. Everyone always raves about them! They are so pretty. My kids love helping me make them, but when I do enlist their help we have to make extra, because they keep sampling them while we work. 😄

Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dinner party dessert, because you can make them in advance.

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31. Chocolate yogurt

This is one of my favorite afternoon indulgences, although sometimes it serves as my after-dinner treat. It's very easy to make and it's surprisingly creamy and delicious. The secret is using full-fat Greek yogurt and high-quality cocoa powder.

Chocolate Yogurt Recipe

A chocolaty indulgence, this easy no-sugar recipe for homemade chocolate yogurt is made with creamy Greek yogurt and cocoa powder.

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32. Peanut butter bars

Walking a fine line between "snack" and "dessert," nonetheless I sometimes enjoy one of these as a very nice afternoon pick-me-up.

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Keto Peanut Butter Bars

Deeply dark and flavorful peanut butter bars are keto and low carb. An easy no-bake recipe, these gluten-free bars are made without graham crackers.

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33. Chocolate-covered raspberries

These are AMAZING. I don't know about you, but I just love the combination of fruit and chocolate. Made with dark chocolate and fresh raspberries, I do consider these tasty little morsels appropriate as an occasional snack.

Chocolate Covered Raspberries

Chocolate covered raspberries are such a beautiful homemade dessert. The contrast between the tart juicy fruit and the sweet, creamy chocolate is wonderful!

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34. Keto cookie dough

I can't believe how good this cookie dough is. Or maybe I can - after all, it's made with almond flour, and almonds are very tasty! These are really good with a cup of coffee or (if you drink it) with unsweetened vanilla almond milk.

Amazing Keto Cookie Dough

This amazingly delicious keto cookie dough is made with almond flour. My picky teenage testers say it's as good as the real thing!

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35. Blueberry muffins

These tasty muffins are perfect not just for breakfast but also as a tasty and filling mid-morning or afternoon pick-me-up. They are made with almond flour and sweetened with a sugar-free sweetener, and they are wonderfully fluffy.

Fluffy Keto Blueberry Muffins

Fluffy keto blueberry muffins are made with almond flour and sweetened with stevia. With just 4 grams of net carbs per muffin, they're perfect for breakfast!

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36. Coconut clusters

Made with just dark chocolate, coconut oil and coconut flakes, these coconut clusters are perfect for a quick and delicious snack. The original pre-keto version was made with cornflakes - these are actually better!

Coconut Clusters

Delicious and decadent, these amazing coconut clusters are made with unsweetened coconut and with extra-dark chocolate.

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37. Cheesecake bites

You can think of them as a sort of fat bomb, only they taste like cheesecake. 😋 I love how easy they are to make, and since you can make them in advance, you can keep them in the fridge and just grab one when you need a quick pick-me-up.

Creamy Keto Cheesecake Bites

Creamy and delicious, these keto cheesecake bites are a fun alternative to going through the trouble of baking a cheesecake.

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38. Keto truffles

Another type of fat bomb, these are wonderfully rich, creamy and chocolaty. A couple of these with a cup of black coffee is keto perfection!

Keto Truffles

These keto truffles are rich, chocolaty, and decadent. Happily, they are also very easy to make!

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39. Peanut butter cups

If you love Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and you're on the keto diet, I think you will really appreciate these deeply chocolaty peanut butter cups. They are more "rich" than "sweet," which makes them perfect for a snack.

Keto Peanut Butter Cups

Wonderfully rich and decadent peanut butter cups are the perfect keto dessert for peanut butter lovers.

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40. Peanut butter cookies

Made with just four ingredients, these cookies are incredibly good. They are sweet but not too sweet, tasty, soft, and chewy.

Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Made with just four ingredients, these keto peanut butter cookies are incredibly good. The extra-dark chocolate chips make them even better!

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