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These KETO-Friendly No-Bake lemon coconut snack balls are perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth and provide needed fats when on the KETO diet.

A plate of 9 coconut lemon keto no bake bites

Why you’ll love these Keto-Friendly Lemon Coconut snack balls:

  • Each bite has under 90 calories
  • These lemony treats contain only 3.1 grams of carbs and 1.2 grams of sugar
  • No special equipment is needed to make this recipe
  • These tasty snacks last in the fridge up to 1 week
  • Perfect size fore lunch boxes and on the go snacking
A close up of coconut and lemon Keto bites on a white and flowered plate

Ingredients for KETO Snack No-Bake Lemon Coconut Balls:

  1. Full-fat cream cheese
  2. Full-fat Greek yogurt
  3. Lemon zest & juice
  4. Almond flour
  5. Vanilla extract
  6. Keto friendly sweetener like Stevia, Monk-Fruit or Splenda
  7. Sea salt
  8. Unsweetened flaked coconut
a plate full of lemons

Equipment needed for this recipe:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups & spoons
  • Silicone spatula

Tips & tricks for Keto Friendly No bake Lemon Coconut snack balls:

  1. Add chocolate for when you have a chocolate fix to satisfy. Just substitute raw cacao powder and one scoop of chocolate protein powder for the lemon juice and lemon zest. Add and additional 2 TBSP of greek yogurt to the recipe. YUM!
  2. Add dehydrated raspberries or strawberries for a fruity Keto Bite.
  3. Store the snack bites in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
A white plate with coconut covered balls

Other KETO friendly recipes to enjoy:

  1. Fluffy Keto Pancakes
  2. Dairy-Free KETO Chocolate Mousse
  3. Sugar-free Strawberry sauce
  4. Beef and Cauliflower Rice Bowl
  5. Avocado Egg Salad

KETO DIET Sweet Treat: Coconut balls

Recipe by Meggen Wilson
Course: Sweet Tooth, healthyCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Satisfy your cravings without feeling deprived. These Keto friendly lemon coconut bites are a great way to stay on your diet


  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened

  • 1 TBS full fat Greek yogurt

  • 3 tsp fresh lemon juice

  • zest of one lemon

  • 1/2 cup almond flour

  • 1/4 tsp vanilla or almond extract

  • 3 tsp Splenda Naturals- Stevia- Monk fruit or more to taste, divided

  • pinch sea salt

  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut


  • In a bowl combine cream cheese, yogurt, lemon juice, zest, almond flour, vanilla, sea salt and sweetener- test a sample bite for sweetness- Adjust sweetness if desired. A thick dough should form.
  • Freeze dough for 5 minutes.
  • While dough is firming, mix coconut flakes and extra Stevia on a plate for coating the bites.
  • Once dough is chilled, roll into small balls. Then roll balls in coconut mixture to coat.
  • Freeze for an additional 30 minutes to 1 hour . You can enjoy immediately . Store lemon bites in an airtight container in the fridge.

The Keto diet. It seems everyone these days is on a high protein and high fat diet. It is a great way to jump start weight loss. There is no doubt that my recent weight loss has been fueled by intentional eating and planning snacks carefully throughout the day.

I’ve recently read even more about the KETO diet being linked to mental health in a podcast by Mel Robbins and Harvard Psychiatrist Dr. Chris Palmer – take a listen here.

While looking for a simple way to stay on my Keto diet throughout the day, I found this recipe for Keto coconut lemon balls on the internet last year. I have tweaked the recipe to add more zing to the taste and changed the sweetener to Splenda Naturals with Stevia. You may prefer straight up Splenda that dissolves, but I like the texture of the crunchy bits of sweetener.

I also prefer full fat Greek yogurt to sour cream- some recipes call for sour cream but I pretty much always substitute Greek Yogurt for sour cream these days. The brighter flavor and health benefits make Greek yogurt an easy swap. A bite of these at work in the afternoon satisfies your sweet tooth without blowing your Keto diet .

Let me know how you like this recipe in my comment section.

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  1. Dori Madison says:

    Meggen – of course you inspire me & readers with your varied creative recipes- thank you!

    1. Meggen Wilson says:

      This is a good one- and so easy. XXOO Meggen