Low-Carb Keto Bagels

The softest and chewiest 5 ingredient low-carb bagels are made with no sugar or butter They make the BEST keto sandwiches at under 8g carb per bagel and are ready in under 30 minutes! The Best Low-Carb Keto Bagels I’ve been on the Keto diet for 5 days and I swear if it weren’t for these keto bagels, I don’t know how long I would last. They’re so soft, chewy, and delicious, you won’t believe they’re actually low-carb. You can enjoy them with cream cheese, avocado or make an egg and cheese sandwiches for a filling breakfast.

The secret to making these low-carb bagels is cheese. I used mozzarella cheese are the binder to make the bagels chewy. For the flour, I used almond flour and a tablespoon of baking powder. The Best Low-Carb Keto Bagels

How Do I Make Low-Carb (Keto) Bagels?

To make keto bagels, simply microwave 3 cups mozzarella cheese with 2 oz cream cheese for 2 minutes. Next, mix in 1 3/4 cup almond flour, 2 eggs, and 1 tablespoon baking powder. Shape into doughnuts and bake for 15 minutes.


Are low-carbs Bagels Good For You?

Yes, at just 7.5 grams per bagel, almond flour low-carb bagels are a delicious low-carb alternative to bagels. They are great if you are trying to lose weight or on a KETO or PALEO diet.

How Many Carbs are in a Low-carb (Keto) Bagel?

A keto bagel is about 8 grams carbs per serving. They are a little smaller than regular size bagels but are very filling.

The Best Low-Carb Keto Bagels

Low-Carb Keto Bagels (Fathead Dough)

The BEST low-carb and Keto bagels made with fathead dough. They're chewy, soft and under 8g carbs per bagel! 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 Bagels
Calories 318 kcal



  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Add the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese to a large microwaveable bowl. Microwave for 2 minutes or until the cheese has melted. 

  3. Remove from the microwave and stir with a four until fully combined. Immediately add the almond flour, egg, and baking powder. Stir to combine until the flour and eggs are incorporated into the mozzarella. If the dough is sticky, knead with hand until long longer sticky. 

  4. Divide dough into 8 equal portions. Shape each portion into a doughnut shape. Place on prepared baking sheet. Garnish with the desired topping or leave plain.

  5. Bake 15 minutes. If desired, broil for 1 minute to brown the top of the bagels. 

Recipe Notes

If the dough is too sticky, reheat for 30 seconds in the microwave and re-mix and it should hold up. If it's still sticky after reheating, add 1/4 cup more flour and mix in. 


Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Keto Bagels (Fathead Dough)
Amount Per Serving (1 bagel)
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 239
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.6g 41%
Saturated Fat 9.3g 47%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 342.1mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 7.5g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
Protein 16.3g 33%
Calcium 39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Bonus Recipe!!

Keto Avocado Egg Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

Healthy Low-carb keto bagel sandwich filled with avocado, egg, and sriracha. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 keto bagel
  • 1 fried egg
  • 1/2 avocado pitted and sliced
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 1 tsp minced cilantro optional


  1. Slice keto bagel in half. Slice half of a small avocado into thin slices.

  2. Top bagel with 1/4-1/2 of an avocado and a fried egg cooked to the desired doneness. Drizzle with sriracha and cilantro. Enjoy! 

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    shalini vora

    Hi! I love the ease of your recipe for these bagels but I have a tree nut allergy and can’t use almond flour. Is there a way to make these with another kind of flour?


      I’m sorry I have not tried the recipe with any other type of flour but you might be able to use coconut flour.


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    Omgosh I totally need to try these. I’m gluten free (for the most part) but I LOVEEEE bread and bagels. Definitely on my to-do list, in shaa Allah 😉


      I’m sure you’re going to enjoy them, Chelsea! 🙂