Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie for One

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A single serving for a soft, chewy keto chocolate chip cookie that you can make in minutes. Instructions for air fryer, oven and microwave baking to give a delicious eggless low carb cookie for one.

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie For One Ingredients

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie for One Directions

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Sometimes, you just want one cookie. Usually, you are craving something sweet and don’t want to drag out all of your baking equipment or make up a big batch of cookies because you know you can’t have just one! That’s where this recipe for single serve keto chocolate chip cookies comes in handy. You can enjoy a sugar free cookie for one in minutes.

This easy keto dessert recipe is not only sugar free, gluten free and low carb, but it’s egg free as well. Many single serve keto dessert recipes call for one egg, which helps the cookie rise and gives structure. Unfortunately, they end up tasting eggy. This easy keto cookie recipe doesn’t contain eggs so all you get is delicious, moist chocolate chip cookie flavor.

The Benefits of Portion Control

single chocolate chip cookie on a tray

The benefit of making a chocolate chip cookie for one is that you don’t have to worry that you may eat more cookies than is allowed in your macros. It’s easy to go overboard, especially with keto treats. Often times, you have a sweet tooth but really only need a small portion to satisfy your craving. Have extra cookies hanging around creates too much temptation and you might find yourself eating cookies throughout the day or in the days following.

Another benefit is that you can enjoy a keto chocolate chip cookie in minutes without having to dirty all of your baking tools.

Refrigerate the Dough

Although it’s not necessary, refrigerating the dough before baking helps to harden the dough so it will keep your cookie from spreading when it bakes. It also helps to meld the flavors together too giving you a buttery, tasty cookie.

oven baked keto cookie with a bite taken out
One of the three ways you can cook your single serve keto cookie is in the oven. This is the most traditional method. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees while you are making the dough. Then bake the dough at 350 degrees for 6 minutes on a parchment lined baking tray. The chocolate chip cookie baked this way comes out soft and chewy. Plus it looks like a traditional chocolate chip cookie.

chewy low carb cookie baked in the microwave

The fastest way to cook your keto cookie is in the microwave. It will bake in about 45 seconds; although, you shouldn’t handle it until it has cooled.

The chocolate chip cookie does spread more when baked this way due to the high heat. You may consider decreasing the microwave power if you want to achieve a softer, thick cookie.

Philips Air Fryer
Many people aren’t aware of this, but you can bake desserts in the air fryer. The air fryer works similar to a convection oven. Place the cookie dough on the grilling tray of your air fryer and bake like you would in the air fryer.

keto chocolate chip cookie cooked in the air fryer with a bite taken out

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  1. Please tell me where to find the pin option in your recipes. I have asked in several places with no response.

    If there isn’t an option, please consider adding it! That is the only way I can keep recipes.

  2. What can I use in place of almond flour? I’m allergic. I also don’t really care for too much of the coconut-y taste when you substitute that in. Is there a way to cut that taste a little?

    1. You can use sunflower seed flower. It is nut free and substitutes 1:1 with almond flour. You can omit the coconut flour if you want and just add another tablespoon of sunflower seed flower.

    2. Try Lupin Flour or Oat FIBER.
      Both much lower to almost No carbs.😉
      Lupin Flour works very well in place of flour to ‘dust’ things before putting in eggs & then Lupin Flour again or Lupin Flour & Parmesan OR crushed Pork rinds for crunchy coating for things like for fried fish, chicken, veggies (😋my fav is eggplant 1/4″ slices coated in Lupin Flour, then egg, then with Lupin w/Parmesan & crushed Oregano seasoning, then fried in E.V. Olive Oil, top with bit of Rao’s Marinara & 1 T. Grated Mozzarella melted in on top…Heavenly)

  3. Just made this! Awesome 👍. I added 1 tbsp almond flour 1 tbsp lupin and 1 tbsp carbquick as I’m trying to finish them up and OMG I’m so satisfied lol it was like the real deal. I did add a pinch of baking soda and used swerve brown sugar.

  4. I made the recipe and used the oven method to cook. I was disappointed bc they ended up spreading out way to much. I even had them in the fridge for 15 minutes before baking

    1. The microwave power may have been too high. You can lower the power and then bake. Another suggestion is even if you cookie spread, take a butter knife while the cookie is still warm and push on the edges to reform the cookie shape. This works like a charm whenever my cookies spread.

  5. Delicious! I was having a terrible craving and made this using Lilys mint chocolate chips. Then I put a tablespoon of Rebel low carb mint chip ice cream on it 😋🤤

  6. If I split the dough between 2 smaller ramekins, what do you suggest I drop the microwave time to for each (cooking one at a time)??
    Thanks 🙏 🍪 🥳💕

  7. I tried the microwave version, what a runny mess. before I give up I will try baking in a muffin tin. the recipe seemed to have too much butter for the amount of flours.

    1. I’m sorry that happened. Nobody else has this problem so I think it could be your microwave wattage. Try using a lower power. Are you using butter or margarine? Is it softened or melted. You could also refrigerate the cookie for 10 minutes before baking.

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