Cinnamon and cardamom fat bombs

Cinnamon and cardamom fat bombs

Small, but delicious. With familiar flavors of vanilla, cinnamon and cardamom, this is the perfect keto snack and goes great with a cup of coffee or tea.

Cinnamon and cardamom fat bombs

Small, but delicious. With familiar flavors of vanilla, cinnamon and cardamom, this is the perfect keto snack and goes great with a cup of coffee or tea.
10 servingservings


  • 3 oz. 75 g unsalted butter
  • ½ cup 125 ml (50 g) unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ tsp ¼ tsp ground cardamom (green)
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ¼ tsp ground cinnamon


Instructions are for 10 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Bring the butter to room temperature.
  2. Roast the shredded coconut carefully until they turn a little brown. This will create a delicious flavor, but you can skip this if you want. Let cool.
  3. Mix together butter, half of the shredded coconut and spices in a bowl.
  4. Form into walnut-sized balls with two teaspoons. Roll in the rest of the shredded coconut.
  5. Store in refrigerator or freezer.

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  1. Jan
    Very good! I've been looking for a sugar-free fat bomb.
  2. Apicius
    What a great recipe. Agreed that it's good to see a fat bomb without sugar or fake sugars.
  3. Steph
    Pinch of vanilla? Not vanilla extract?
    Reply: #4
  4. Kristin Berglund Team Diet Doctor

    Pinch of vanilla? Not vanilla extract?

    Hi Steph!

    Yes, vanilla extract. Changed the recipe. Thank you!

    Reply: #5
  5. Steph
    Thanks for response Kristin!

    I have another few more questions...

    How many balls do we make? And what is the serving size?

  6. Elle
    These fat bombs are delicious. Is it possible to concoct some more fat bomb recipes please. x
  7. Kathi
    I just made these and they are delicious. Personally, I don't like cardamom but I love cinnamon and vanilla. So I put loads of cinnamon and fresh vanilla into the butter and I also used roasted coconut flakes. Really tasty and I'll definitely do these again. :-)
  8. Jen
    Yucky butter mess. I had to add significantly more cinnamon, cardamon, vanilla to even get a little flavour. Need at least double the coconut to go with that amount of butter. Finally had to add a few drops of real maple syrup to make this palatable.
  9. Grizell
    The bombs Bombed. Horrible!
  10. Ryan
    Ya this is just basically eating butter... gross
  11. Claire
    Could we substitute you half the butter for half cream cheese?
    it would make the texture better and i think you could actually make smaller snack siballs because they would hold better.

    what about listing some variations?

    - rolled in nuts
    - companies do cooking grade aromatherapy oils such as peppermint, lemon, lime, aniseed, orange, rose etc

  12. Melissa
    I don't like coconut, so what is something that can be used as a substitution instead?
  13. Mary
    Half butter, half cream cheese. I also added 2 drops of stevia (for 2 servings) Delicious!!!
    Reply: #22
  14. raman
    You guys the fat bombs appear to all be made out of butter, are we supposed to eat these or put them into something??? Im kinda confused cuz eating butter and coconut does not sound appealing at all. THanks in advance for the advice!!
  15. Dana
    How many calories?
  16. Susan
    Hi... read the above comments. I used 2x coconut, and spices. Putting mixture in fridge for about 15 minutes , and spraying coconut oil in my hands seem to help make the rolling-dipping process less gooey! I also used a melon baller. Hope these comments help!
  17. Barbara
    Put mine in the freezer for a fast chill before forming balls, thanks to the input here. Helped some, but I ended up using it as a topping on other recipes.
  18. Nava
    I liked the flavor but they didn't form into shapes even though I added coconut.. Ended up putting everything in a jar and into the fridge to eat with a teaspoon
  19. Fats
    I did not think much of these, not a lot of flavour. I did however neglect the vanilla as I had none, so this may have been the problem. I will try again with vanilla and add double the spice. I think ginger may be the go, so may try that as well. Was unable to roll into balls, so placed in silicon mini muffin trays and this was easy.
  20. Redrickshaw
    Enjoyed eating these. Love cardammon so will add double next time. Handy to have in the fridge.
  21. Libby
    Ugh, awful. So much worse than eating a blob of plain butter. I followed the recipe exactly and couldn't believe how gross these bombs are. Was sure I'd need to eat a proper cardamom pastry to cleanse my palate after this atrocity. I will not be using recipes from the "cook" again!
  22. Leslie
    Mary got it perfect!!! I did half butter half cream cheese , doubled the spices sbd doubled the toasted coconut flakes. Added a single packet of Truvia for a bit of sweetness and ....perfection. Thanks again for the modifications, Mary!!
  23. june
    AWFUL!!! Was there something missing from this recipe like eggs?
    I doubled the coconut and ended up with something that tasted like a stick of butter rolled in coconut.
    This recipe is a complete waste of time and a stick of butter!!
    It was also my first Diet Doctor recipe, so verrrrrrry disappointed.
    I hope the other recipes are better than this!!
    Reply: #28
  24. Edie
    A good place to start is with the 2 week Challenge
  25. Amy
    These were good! I had to place in the freezer for about 15 min once mixed in order to roll them out.
  26. Ang
    When are you supposed to eat these?
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  28. Ann
    Way too much butter - just a sloppy greasy mess. Even after adding another CUP of coconut it still wouldn't form a ball.

    I agree!! Same thing happened with me - terrible recipe.

  29. Amy B
    How does this have a 4 star review? It is just butter! Tastes terrible. A few ingredients missing for sure. Don’t waste the ingredients

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