These Keto churro fat bombs feature a rich cinnamon cream cheese filling rolled in a crunchy cinnamon-spiced “breading” for an irresistibly amazing bite-sized treat!
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Keto Churro Fat Bombs
Have you ever had a churro? They’re a traditional Spanish dessert that features a fried-dough pastry rolled in cinnamon and sugar, then served hot.
While churros themselves aren’t very Keto-friendly, the flavor profile has led to plenty of churro-inspired desserts, just like these Keto churro fat bombs!
These bite-sized treats feature a cinnamon-spiced cream cheese filling rolled a churro-inspired low carb coating. They’re like a churro and cheesecake hybrid, and they are exactly as delicious as they sound.
So whether you’re looking for a way to up your fat intake or you’re just craving a new and exciting little treat, these Keto churro fat bombs are just what you need.
What Are Fat Bombs?
Fat bombs are a popular concept in the Keto community. They’re basically bite-sized snacks that have a high fat content to help you reach your macros, satisfy your cravings, and give you energy.
Fat bombs can be sweet or savory. I personally love sweet fat bombs that I can eat as a dessert, like these cinnamon roll bites with bacon or chocolate keto truffles. A savory fat bomb could be a mix of mashed avocado and cream cheese rolled in bacon bits.
So do you have to eat fat bombs if you’re Keto?
Of course not! They are not a requirement to be successful on Keto. Instead, they’re just a fun way to hit your macros while satisfying your cravings.
Are Churros Keto Friendly?
If we’re talking about traditional churros, then it’s gonna be a “no” from me.
The original recipe, as I mentioned, features fried dough rolled in cinnamon and sugar. It’s pretty much just a big sugar and carb bomb. For example, a churro from Cinnabon has about 40 grams of carbs!
So instead, I recommend opting for this fat bomb version. Each one only has 2 grams of carbs and 1 gram of fiber for a total of 1 net carb. So as long as you don’t eat 40 in a row, you’ll be way better off than eating a traditional churro!
How Do You Make The Churro Coating?
This part is important. After all, what is a churro fat bomb without a wonderfully crunchy cinnamon-spiced coating?
Actually, the answer is quite simple. In fact, all you need is granulated low-carb sweetener, cinnamon, and crushed up pork rinds.
The granulated sweetener also adds its own texture. Mixed with the cinnamon, it creates the perfect churro-inspired coating for our cinnamon-spiced filling.
Can You Store Keto Churro Fat Bombs?
Yes you can! If you ask me, the best part about fat bombs is having them ready for a quick snack or dessert when you need it.
Simply store your Keto churro fat bombs in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will stay fresh for up to 5 days.
How To Make Keto Churro Fat Bombs
Prepare a sheet pan with parchment paper.
Add the softened butter, cream cheese, and vanilla to a mixing bowl. Beat with a hand beater until combined.
In a separate bowl, add the cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of granulated sweetener, and the melted butter. Mix well.
Gently mix the cinnamon-sugar mixture into the cream cheese mixture.
Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for 20-25 minutes to chill.
In a small mixing bowl, add the pork rinds, a heaping tablespoon of cinnamon, and 1/3 cup granular sweetener. Mix well.
Using a tablespoon-sized cookie scoop, scoop the fat bomb mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. You should have 12 fat bombs.
Roll each individual ball in the pork rind mixture and place back onto the baking sheet.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator in a covered container.
Other Fat Bomb Options From The Keto Option That You Might Like
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 8 tablespoons butter, unsalted and softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon granular low carb sweetener, divided (I use Lakanto)
- 2 tablespoons cinnamon, divided
- 1 tablespoon butter, unsalted and melted
- 1/3 cup crushed pork rinds
- Prepare a sheet pan with parchment paper.
- Add the softened butter, cream cheese, and vanilla to a mixing bowl. Beat with a hand beater until combined.
- In a separate bowl, add the cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of granulated sweetener, and the melted butter. Mix well.
- Gently mix the cinnamon-sugar mixture into the cream cheese mixture.
- Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for 20-25 minutes to chill.
- In a small mixing bowl, add the pork rinds, a heaping tablespoon of cinnamon, and 1/3 cup granular sweetener. Mix well.
- Using a tablespoon-sized cookie scoop, scoop the fat bomb mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. You should have 12 fat bombs.
- Roll each individual ball in the pork rind mixture and place back onto the baking sheet.
- Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator in a covered container.
If planning to store, wait until serving to roll in crumb mixture to keep it crispy.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 2gNet Carbohydrates: 1gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g
Nutrition is calculated using a third party plug-in. It is best to always validate!