18 Keto Snack Recipes

Almond Flour Blueberry Muffins

Kristina Vanni/Eric Kleinberg

If you've been following a keto diet, you've probably noticed that a lot of snack food categories no longer fit your eating plan. But, that doesn't stop anyone from wanting a snack!

For those who love to make homemade snacks, there is a surprisingly great variety of keto snack recipes to choose from. You may have fewer snack options on a keto diet than you did before, but this list shows you have no shortage! Snack away on everything from chips to dips with these low carb recipes. Happy snacking--free of carbs!

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    Baked Avocado Chips

    Baked Avocado Chips

    The Spruce / Eric Kleinberg

    Avocados are known for their creamy, rich texture, but with a little baking and some cheese, they can be turned into a delightfully crispy snack. Choose almond flour instead of the rice flour option, and remember to store them in an airtight container so they stay crunchy. You can pair them with any of the dips below, or enjoy them alone.

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    Low-Carb Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

    Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms With Parmesan Cheese

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    These mighty little bites pack a good dose of protein, along with some fat. Tender button mushrooms are baked with a filling of crab meat and mayonnaise. The flavor of them is similar to crab cakes, but without any of the carbohydrate-heavy filler that crab cakes require for binding.

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    Air Fryer Bacon

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    The Spruce Eats / Leah Maroney

    All you need to make this extra-crispy bacon is an air fryer and the meat itself. Then, it's good to grab and go wherever you do! Cooking bacon in an air fryer results in far less mess than other bacon cooking methods, and allows you to enjoy some extra crunch from this keto staple snack.

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    Crispy Parmesan Wafers Two Ways, With Variations

    Frico

    Kristina Vanni

    It all start with some basic parmesan cheese: that's the only ingredient you need to make these crisps. Thin and crisp frico are a deliciously simple Italian snack that are made with just one ingredient. Typically prepared with grated Parmesan, frico can be used as an elegant garnish, served as a snack, or offered as an appetizer before an Italian meal.

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    Keto Zucchini Bread

    Keto Zucchini Bread

    The Spruce / Karen Hibbard

    With this protein-packed, high-fiber, and low-carb zucchini bread, you can feel good about having a quick bread for breakfast or dessert any day. We add sour cream for the fluffy crumb and indulgent mouth feel you crave from a sweet loaf, and a little more zucchini than the average zucchini bread to ensure a moist, vegetable-rich bread.

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    Keto Queso Dip

    Keto Queso Dip

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

    High fat cream cheese takes on a starring role in this unctuous queso dip. It's got two cheeses for variety's sake, and chipotle and jalapeno make it so zesty, it doesn't read nearly as heavily as you'd think it might. Pair it with crudites, the avocado chips above, keto tortilla chips below, or almond flour tortillas.

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    Cauliflower hashbrowns

    Cauliflower Hash Browns

    The Spruce / Laurel Randolph

    Keto favorite cauliflower is a low carb swap from potatoes for these hash browns. Thought they do require a tablespoon of cornstarch to hold together properly, when divided by servings the carb count for that is minimal. Beyond cauliflower, these feature cheddar cheese, garlic, and chives.

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    Air Fryer Ranch Kale Chips

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    Some people prefer a ranch flavored chip to a cheesy one; for those eaters, we have ranch kale chips. Made in an air fryer, there's no mess or fuss for these chips. They'll be ready within fifteen minutes of deciding you want to make them--just don't forget to remove the stems so that they get as crunchy as possible.

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    Keto Tortilla Chips

    Keto Tortilla Chips

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Whether you want to dip them in salsa, guacamole, or keto queso, these tortilla chips are up for the job. They're made with mozzarella, almond flour, and healthful flax meal. Best yet, the dough comes together in one bowl, then gets rolled out and cut into shapes of your choosing before baking.

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    Keto Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

    Keto Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

    The Spruce / Ariane Resnick

    It's always pumpkin spice season for these filled muffins! High in protein and fat, they offer a portable version of PSL in muffin form. And since they're made with prepared pumpkin puree, they're viable for any time of year. The simple cream cheese filling makes them ultra rich, while contributing to proper keto macros.

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    Keto Fat Bombs

    Keto fat bombs

    The Spruce / Laurel Randolph

    Fat bombs are the key to enjoying the keto diet. These sweet bites are packed with good fat and are the ideal snack to keep you going during busy days. Made with nuts, nut butter, and a drizzle of chocolate, they also happen to taste like peanut butter cookies but without the guilt.

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    Coconut Chips

    Coconut Chips

    The Spruce / Jennifer Perillo

    Sure, you could buy prepared coconut chips, but how extra fun is it to crack open a fresh coconut yourself? That's all you'll need for this recipe, besides some salt. Because coconut is so high in fat, no additional oil is needed for baking them. The taste will be even more coconut-y than packaged coconut chips.

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    Keto Jalapeno Poppers

    Keto Jalapeno Poppers

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney 

    You know a recipe is going to be fun when the first ingredient is bacon. Filled with cream cheese and cheddar, these jalapeno poppers are as indulgent as a popper could dream of being. With the bacon on top, you won't ever miss the usual breading.

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    Keto Almond Flour Crackers

    Keto Crackers

    Svetlana Monyakova / Getty Images

    Nothing crunches quite like a cracker. A staple for cheese plates and charcuterie boards, these almond flour crackers are the perfect vehicle to carry meats, dips, or spreads on. Try them topped with sesame seeds or poppy seeds, or an Italian herb blend.

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    Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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    The Spruce / Diana Chistruga

    Plain deviled eggs are a heavenly snack, but the addition of guacamole makes them even better. With great textural elements like finely minced onion, and the guacamole herb staple cilantro, this fresh take on deviled eggs is a perfect keto snack.

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    BLT Dip

    BLT Dip

     Kristina Vanni

    A BLT sandwich makes for a lovely lunch, but BLT dip is what you need for serious snack time. Full of mayonnaise and cream cheese, this high fat, low carb dip is sure to satisfy. Just skip the crostini, and serve with keto tortilla chips or almond flour crackers instead.

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    Keto Pigs in a Blanket

    Keto Pigs in a Blanket

    The Spruce/Leah Maroney

    Pigs in a blanket are a holiday appetizer or game day snack staple. But if you’re on the ketogenic diet and think that all you can enjoy are the lil’ smokies, but not the blanket of buttery dough, think again! Keto pigs in a blanket are here to the rescue. They look and taste amazing, so you won’t be missing the original carb-loaded snack.

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    Almond Flour Blueberry Muffins

    Almond Flour Blueberry Muffins

    Kristina Vanni/Eric Kleinberg

    Bright with fresh lemon, these blueberry muffins will satisfy your sweet craving at any time of day. Be sure to choose a keto sweetener instead of honey, and if you're concerned about the carb content, swap the applesauce for sour cream. And if you want to make them extra snackable, opt for a mini muffin tin instead.