These diabetic cookie recipes are all super easy to make and taste delicious. They are simple recipes with all the flavor and none of the unhealthy ingredients!
What is a “diabetic cookie”?
What qualifies as a diabetic or keto cookie recipe? Well, it has to be low in carbs while still being delicious and indulgent, and these low-carb cookie recipes are perfect for just that. They deliver on all the taste of your favorite cookies and won’t cause any spikes in blood sugar.
Tips for making low-carb cookies
As low-carb cookies generally don’t use wheat flours with gluten, they can tend to fall apart if not baked and handled properly.
Cookies made without gluten can be softer when they come out of the oven so always let them cool for just a bit longer. The little bit of waiting is worth it thought! Your cookies will have better texture and taste at the end of it.
All of the recipes on this list have been tested to give the best results and have tips and tricks in the recipes to help you make the perfect low-carb cookie.
Every type of diabetes-friendly cookies you could wish for
You’ll find recipes for classic chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies, and peanut butter cookies. There are also exciting low-carb cookie recipes like pistachio cookies and pumpkin spice snickerdoodles.
All the recipes are keto-friendly and gluten-free. Most of them are very easy, using only one bowl and ready in under an hour. Quick and simple like all good cookie recipes should be.
Give these recipes a try and serve them to family and friends for tea time. They will love how delicious they are and will be amazed that they’re healthy too!
10 Diabetic Cookie Recipes (Low-Carb & Sugar-Free)
The diabetic cookie recipes below are from Diabetes Strong and some of my favorite food blogs.
These sugar-free and low-carb peanut butter cookies are a great healthy treat. Not only are they delicious but they are also made using just 5 ingredients!
Calories: 140 Carbs: 4g Protein: 6g Fat: 10g
These sugar-free chocolate chip cookies are easy to make while also being completely grain-free and sugar-free. They come together in one bowl, take minimal effort to prepare, and are perfect for a quick, healthy treat.
Calories: 165 Carbs: 9g Protein: 3g Fat: 14g
Almond Flour Raspberry Cookies
These amazing almond flour raspberry cookies with almond glaze are a must-try!
Calories: 153 Carbs: 6g Protein: 3g Fat: 14g
Almond Crescent Cookies
These almond crescent cookies are perfect for every day, but they're an extra-special option for the Holidays!
Calories: N/A Carbs: 3g Protein: 2g Fat: 10g
Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
These pistachio shortbread cookies are keto, low-carb and make for the perfect dessert.
Calories: 98 Carbs: 6g Protein: 3g Fat: 9g
Cream Cheese Cookies
These cream cheese cookies are gluten-free, low-carb and super delicious.
Calories: 200 Carbs: 4g Protein: 3g Fat: 19g
Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Cookies
These pumpkin spice snickerdoodle cookies are keto, and gluten-free and is an excellent option for the holidays.
Calories: 117 Carbs: 9g Protein: 4g Fat 10g
Keto Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
You won't believe these delicious keto salted caramel chocolate chip cookies are low-carb!
Calories: 189 Carbs: 5g Protein: 6g Fat: 17g
Keto Breakfast Cookies
These cookies are keto, low-carb and a delicious option for breakfast.
Calories: 160 Carbs: 4g Protein: 5g Fat: 15g
Sugar-free "Oatmeal" Cookies
Sliced almonds do a great job of mimicking oats in these sugar-free "oatmeal" cookies.
Calories: 119 Carbs: 3g Protein: 3g Fat: 11g
More low-carb recipe roundups
I love making collections of the best recipes I try. Here are a few that I think you will love:
When you have tried any of the recipes, please leave a comment below and let me know how you liked them.
Christine Wrigley says
Hi have just made peanut cookies for my diabetic husband a little overcooked but the are delicious will make again but will reduce cooking time .