Here looking for your next favourite keto fat bomb flavour?
Bombs are packed full of healthy fats and proteins which makes them the perfect snack food for those of us on a keto diet.
I have a collection of go-to fat bomb recipes that are great for breakfast, appetizers, and desserts too.
Before we dive into my top 10 list, I’ll explain fat bombs for those of us new to the keto game.
What’s a Fat Bomb?
Typically a small cup or ball, keto fat bombs are high-fat low-carb (HFLC) snacks that provide lots of energy and healthy fats.
People love them typically as a snack or pre and post-exercise.
Popular ingredients include coconut butter and oil, peanut butter, chocolate, bacon, and cream cheese, among other things.
The sky is really the limit, as long as you leave carbs out of it!
How Do Fat Bombs Fit Into Keto?
Fat bombs are complementary to the keto diet as they help you to meet the daily quota of healthy fats you need.
They also give you a boost of energy, can be sweet or savoury, are quick to make, need minimal ingredients, and are very tasty.
You can invent your own fat bomb combinations, you just need to follow three simple steps. Use this handy infographic created by KetoSummit.com as your guide:
Really the most difficult part of fat bombs is eating them in moderation.
Be careful not to binge on these because trust me, you’ll want to eat them all!
10 Keto Fat Bomb Recipes
Now let’s get into my 10 favourite keto fat bomb recipes.
I’ve selected a mix of dessert, breakfast, and snackable options for you to sample.
I’m always open to testing out new flavours, so if you have a suggestion for me please leave it in the comments!
Coconut Oil Fat Bomb
This recipe is an easy way to get a daily dose of healthy fat in a sweet candy treat that’s so tasty even your kids will love them. If I am feeling hungry mid-afternoon, I have one of these snacks and I instantly get more energy.
In a pan over low heat, melt the coconut oil and add the honey.
Whisk and add the cocoa powder.
Whisk occasionally while pouring into a silicone ice cube tray or silicone mini muffin tray.
Let cool for 30 minutes in the fridge or freezer.
Makes approximately 12 fat bombs.
Enjoy and remember to share!
Sugar Free Maple Almond Fudge Fat Bomb
In a microwave safe bowl, melt almond butter, butter and coconut oil for 2 minutes using the microwave, stir every 30 seconds.
Whisk maple syrup into the butter mixture until well combined.
Pour bite sized pieces into lined muffin tin.
Refrigerate for 2 hour or until hardened, enjoy!
Creamy Coconut and Cinnamon Fat Bombs
Create a double boiler by placing a glass bowl over a saucepan with a few inches of water in it.
Place all the ingredients with the exception of the shredded coconut in the double boiler over medium heat.
While waiting for the ingredients to melt, be sure to mix them together.
Once all of the ingredients are combined remove the bowl from the heat.
Place the bowl of ingredients in the fridge for about 30 minutes, or until it is hard enough to roll into balls.
Roll the mixture into one inch balls then cover them with the shredded coconut.
Refrigerate the balls for aprox 1 hour.
Delightful Strawberry Cheesecake Fat Bomb
Using only five ingredients, these are keto strawberry cheesecake fat bombs are simple to make. Once you get a taste of these, you will never look at healthy fat the same!
In a large mixing bowl, cut cream cheese and butter into small pieces and let it sit until softened. Do not microwave.
In a separate bowl, mash up strawberries until smooth.
Add stevia and vanilla to strawberries.
Once the butter and cream cheese are softened, add strawberry into the bowl. Mix until well combined.
Spoon the mixture into lined muffin tins and place in the freezer until frozen.
Once frozen remove from muffin tin and enjoy! If storing leftovers in the freezer, place fat bombs in an airtight container.
No Bake Peppermint Cacao Fat Bomb
Apart from being delicious, this recipe has a dose of healthy fats from coconut oil which will keep you satisfied and deliver many other health benefits too. Coconut oil is a medium-chain triglyceride and offers an amazing source of energy, as well as providing antifungal and antibacterial properties for the body. You will see coconut oil used in a lot of keto recipes because it’s so healthy, versatile, adds great flavor and is said to help with weight management.
In a bowl mix the melted coconut oil with stevia and add in peppermint extract.
Pour half of your mixture into an ice tray or silicone cases. Place your tray in the fridge and let harden. This is the white layer of the fat bomb.
Add cocoa powder to the remaining mixture and stir. Pour over the white layer once it’s set.
Place both layers into the fridge until the mixture has set and it’s ready to be enjoyed.
- Dust with cocoa powder if you wish.
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Fat Bomb
No bake keto peanut butter fat bombs are the answer to the keto diet snack. Energy, protein, and healthy fats packed into one little ball of goodness.
Mix together cocoa powder, peanut butter, and hemp seeds in a bowl.
Add coconut oil and mix until it becomes a paste.
Add cream, vanilla, and stevia and mix until it becomes a paste again.
Roll into one inch balls and place on parchment paper on a baking tray.
Freeze for 20 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
- Roll in shredded coconut for even more flavor and healthy fats.
Keto Jalapeno Popper Fat Bomb
Spicy, creamy, and full of healthy fats, this is one of my favourite keto fat bomb recipes. Who doesn't love bacon and cream cheese?
Fry three slices of bacon until it is very crisp. Set aside.
Remove the jalapeno seeds and chop the pepper into small pieces.
Mix together cream cheese, jalapeno pepper, parsley, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a bowl.
Crumble bacon and add to mixture.
Roll into one inch balls, serve, and enjoy!
- For added heat, double the amount of jalapeno in the recipe.
Breakfast Keto Fat Bomb
These little energy boosts in a ball are savoury, salty, and packed with healthy fats. Keto breakfast fat bombs are the best thing since sliced bread. Give them a try tomorrow morning!
Fry the bacon in a pan until crispy. Set aside.
Add six cups of water and a pinch of salt to a pot and bring to a boil.
Add eggs and boil for 10 minutes.
Drain water and chill. Remove the shells.
Place eggs in a large bowl with the butter and mash.
Add mayonnaise, salt, and pepper.
Chill in fridge for 25 minutes.
Roll into one inch balls and coat in bacon bits.
Serve immediately and enjoy!
Crunchy Blackberry Fat Bomb
Crunchy, fruity, and perfect for your keto diet. Snack on these crunchy blackberry fat bombs during the day for a boost of energy. They also make a great dessert!
Crush macadamia nuts in a bowl with a spoon or in a food processor.
Add cream cheese, blackberries, coconut butter, vanulla extract, and lemon juice and mix until smooth.
Roll into one inch balls, serve and enjoy!
Lemon Tart Fat Bombs
Delicious tart lemon zest and fat-rich coconut butter come together in this amazing snack to keep you on your keto diet. Give it a try today and you'll be adding this recipe to your keto fat bomb favourite list.
Combine lemon zest, coconut butter, coconut oil, stevia, and salt in a large bowl and mix until evenly distributed.
Use a mini muffin tray with paper liner and scoop one tablespoon of the mixture into each hole.
Chill in the fridge for 45 - 60 minutes.
Want more keto sweets? Give these recipes a try:
Smoothies in 5 Minutes or Less
Cinnamon Butter Cookies
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