Pull Apart Keto Cinnamon Sugar Breadsticks

Keto Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Tree Bread

yield: 12 SERVINGS

prep time: 20 MINUTES

cook time: 20 MINUTES

total time: 40 MINUTES

Ingredients

Easy Keto Dough:

Cinnamon Sugar Filling:

Keto Icing (optional):

  • 1/2 cup keto confectioners sugar, such as Swerve
  • 2-3 tablespoons of almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Directions

1

To make the dough:

Combine the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl. Melt in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and then cook for an additional 30 seconds or until the cheese has melted completely.

2

In a small bowl, add together almond flour, coconut flour, psyllium husk, baking powder, cinnamon, and sugar, then stir to combine.

3

Add in egg and dry ingredients to the melted cheese and stir. Add bowl back to the microwave for 30 seconds (this helps mix the dry ingredients). Once everything is mixed well and blended, you can make the dough into a ball shape.

4

Divide dough into two equal pieces. Place one dough ball between two pieces of parchment paper and roll it out 1/4" thick into a shape of a long triangle, similar to a Christmas tree. Repeat the same identical triangle shape with other dough. Place one triangle on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

5

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

6

To make the cinnamon sugar filling:

In a bowl, mix together all the cinnamon sugar filling ingredients. With a spoon or spatula, spread filling over the dough that is on the parchment-lined baking sheet.

7

Add the other triangle dough on top of the filling. Pinch sides to make sure everything is lined up evenly.

8

With a knife or pizza cutter, cut 1” strips “branches” into the center of the triangle leaving about 1" in the center “tree trunk” until you have reached the bottom. Repeat on the other side as well.

9

Slowly grab a strip or branch and gently twist one time. The dough might be firm, so just be gentle twisting and pinching. If the dough is too firm to twist, pop the tray in the oven for 30-60 seconds to slightly warm it up. Twist all branches until you have reached the bottom.

10

Place in oven and bake until nice and golden brown, about 20 minutes. If the twisted breadsticks "branches" start to turn too brown before the center does, place foil over the edges of your baking sheet to prevent burning.

11

Remove from the oven and let it sit for about 5 minutes to slightly cool.

12

To make keto icing (optional):

In a small bowl, whisk together keto confectioner's sugar, almond milk (start with 2 tablespoons and add more if you would like a thinner glaze), and vanilla extract. Drizzle over top and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12, Serving Size: 2
Amount Per Serving: 158.2 Calories | 13.8g Fat | 8.7g Total Carbs | 1.7g Fiber | 5.0g Sugar Alcohol | 6.4g Protein | 2.0g Net Carbs

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keto cinnamon sugar christmas tree bread

A festive holiday keto treat!

If you’re looking for a low-carb dessert that is sure to delight your family this Christmas, then I’ve got just the recipe for you. This pull-apart keto sweet bread Christmas tree is so delicious – you’d never know it’s keto!

keto sweet bread

Who needs sugary cinnamon rolls Christmas morning when you can make this instead!

I’ll be frank — there is a lot of cheese in this recipe, but don’t let it fool you as the taste is still sweet and decadent, just like any good dessert. That sweet cinnamon flavor from the filling sure shines through!

Of course, the standout feature of this recipe is the festive Christmas tree shape making it a delicious option as an ending to a holiday feast, or as a holiday breakfast to serve to your family while opening presents. Word around the North Pole is that it’s even Santa approved! 🎅

Prefer something savory? Make these Keto Christmas Tree Pull-Apart Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks!

keto sweet bread drizzle with glaze

Want to dress up your keto sweet bread Christmas tree?

We’ve included a simple sugar-free icing idea in the recipe, though you could do a dusting of keto confectioner sweetener such as Swerve, drizzle over some sugar-free melted chocolate, or make it ultra-rich with a thick keto frosting. Consider adding chopped pecans to your filling to add a little crunch, too!

mozzarella cheese and cream cheese in a mixing bowl

tablespoon of psyllium husk

bowl of keto dough for christmas tree pull apart bread

keto sweet bread on parchment paper

keto sweet bread shaped into a triangle

spreading filling on sweet dough

keto sweet dough

cutting slices into dough

twisting sweet keto dough

twisting sweet keto dough

Sweet Keto Dough on baking sheet

keto Christmas tree bread with icing


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Keto Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Tree Bread

yield: 12 SERVINGS

prep time: 20 MINUTES

cook time: 20 MINUTES

total time: 40 MINUTES

A festive Christmas tree-shaped bread made from our easy keto dough and a sweet cinnamon sugar filling.

Ingredients

Easy Keto Dough:

Cinnamon Sugar Filling:

Keto Icing (optional):

  • 1/2 cup keto confectioners sugar, such as Swerve
  • 2-3 tablespoons of almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Directions

1

To make the dough:

Combine the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl. Melt in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and then cook for an additional 30 seconds or until the cheese has melted completely.

2

In a small bowl, add together almond flour, coconut flour, psyllium husk, baking powder, cinnamon, and sugar, then stir to combine.

3

Add in egg and dry ingredients to the melted cheese and stir. Add bowl back to the microwave for 30 seconds (this helps mix the dry ingredients). Once everything is mixed well and blended, you can make the dough into a ball shape.

4

Divide dough into two equal pieces. Place one dough ball between two pieces of parchment paper and roll it out 1/4" thick into a shape of a long triangle, similar to a Christmas tree. Repeat the same identical triangle shape with other dough. Place one triangle on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

5

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

6

To make the cinnamon sugar filling:

In a bowl, mix together all the cinnamon sugar filling ingredients. With a spoon or spatula, spread filling over the dough that is on the parchment-lined baking sheet.

7

Add the other triangle dough on top of the filling. Pinch sides to make sure everything is lined up evenly.

8

With a knife or pizza cutter, cut 1” strips “branches” into the center of the triangle leaving about 1" in the center “tree trunk” until you have reached the bottom. Repeat on the other side as well.

9

Slowly grab a strip or branch and gently twist one time. The dough might be firm, so just be gentle twisting and pinching. If the dough is too firm to twist, pop the tray in the oven for 30-60 seconds to slightly warm it up. Twist all branches until you have reached the bottom.

10

Place in oven and bake until nice and golden brown, about 20 minutes. If the twisted breadsticks "branches" start to turn too brown before the center does, place foil over the edges of your baking sheet to prevent burning.

11

Remove from the oven and let it sit for about 5 minutes to slightly cool.

12

To make keto icing (optional):

In a small bowl, whisk together keto confectioner's sugar, almond milk (start with 2 tablespoons and add more if you would like a thinner glaze), and vanilla extract. Drizzle over top and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12, Serving Size: 2
Amount Per Serving: 158.2 Calories | 13.8g Fat | 8.7g Total Carbs | 1.7g Fiber | 5.0g Sugar Alcohol | 6.4g Protein | 2.0g Net Carbs

Brought to you by Hip2Keto.

girl holding sweet keto bread

It’s a keto Christmas!

I don’t know about you, but it really seems so much easier this year to stay on track with keto during the holidays. We’ve ketofied so many of my traditional holiday favorites like glazed ham, scalloped “potatoes”, peppermint ice cream, and even eggnog so that I don’t feel deprived and can avoid cheating.

This pull-apart keto sweet bread Christmas tree fits right in with any holiday meal, guaranteed to make even Kris Kringle consider the keto life. Enjoy!

Sweet Keto bread shaped as a Christmas Tree

My team member, Jenna, gave this keto sweet bread recipe a test for me, and here’s what she had to say:

“I loved the cheesy savory version of this, but the sweet version is my new favorite dessert. The dough is super easy to work with and twisting the branches was so simple with no cracks, tears, or breaking. And the filling…OMG, it is so flavorful. I can’t wait to make this again for my family on Christmas morning!”


Looking for low carb holiday candy? Try these simple keto peppermint patties!

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  1. Kristina

    Can I use something in place of the psyllium powder?

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      The psyllium husk powder is used as a binder to hold everything together. If you want to sub, use an extra tablespoon of coconut flour or 2 tablespoons of almond flour.

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