Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe for One
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
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.
How to Cook a Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie in the Oven
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.
How to Cook a Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie 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.
How to Cook a Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie in the 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.