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These tasty keto pepperoni cheese chips will have everyone asking for more! It is quick, easy, only 2 ingredients, and virtually no clean-up!
These Pepperoni Cheese Crisps have got to be the easiest (and quickest) Gluten Free, Low Carb, Keto snack of all time! All you need is two ingredients and less than five minutes! Bonus: You can cook them in a skillet, oven, or microwave; whatever your prefered cooking method is.
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Keto Pepperoni Cheese Chips Recipe
The hardest part about switching to a ketogenic diet was realizing I was also giving up pizza. One of the hardest things was giving up that warm cheesy goodness. I mean, come on, who doesn’t love a nice slice of pepperoni and cheese pizza every now and then? I know I do!
For those of you who regularly follow me, you know this lead to me experimenting in my kitchen!
I thought to myself, I love cheese and I love pepperoni … and I love a great snack! Why not combine the flavors I’m craving and make something delicious that not only myself, but the whole family will love. I’ve dreamt, experimented, and created many great keto snacks, but nothing beats these keto pepperoni cheese chips.
They are crispy. They are crunchy. They are salty and they are oh so delicious!
Grab your ingredients! In less than 5 minutes you are going to have the perfect snack for home, work, school, sports, vacations, trips, or on the go! Wherever you are, these keto chips can be right there with you.
Keto Pepperoni Cheese Chips Ingredients
This 2 ingredient recipe might be the shortest recipe on the blog! This quick keto snack will make following a ketogenic diet easier when you get hungry in the middle of the day and are searching for a snack.
Cheese: For this recipe, I used my favorite: shredded cheddar cheese. However, you can use your cheese of preference like colby jack, swiss, asiago, etc.
Pepperoni: I used Hormel Pepperoni’s from Kroger. You can use whichever pepperoni you choose, but I find that thinner pepperoni slices make for a crispier chip!
*for a full list of ingredients and details, please see the recipe card below.
How to make a Keto Pepperoni Cheese Chips
Preheat your oven. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Line a baking sheet. Once you have started preheating the oven, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add cheese. Grab your cheese and add a small amount of cheese to the parchment-lined baking sheet, making a round shape, about 1-1 ½ inch in diameter.
Place your pepperoni. Once you have your piles of cheese, place a slice of pepperoni onto each pile.
Bake. Bake for 5-7 minutes until cheese is lightly golden.
Remove and cool. Remove from oven, and place on a cooling rack. Cool for about 5-10 minutes.
Transfer to a paper towel. Once cooled your chips have cooled, transfer them to a paper towel. This will help absorb some of the grease from the cheese.
Store. If you are not serving them right away, store pepperoni chips in an airtight container for up to one week at room temperature.
Pro-Tip: You can make these even easier by using your microwave! Line a plate with parchment paper and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, making sure to watch it closely for burning. For crispier keto pepperoni cheese chips, use the oven.
Pepperoni Cheese Chips Variations
These keto pepperoni cheese chips are definitely one of my favorites because it’s so simple and customizable … I love a recipe you can keep changing up so you don’t get flavor bored! If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also try different meats and cheeses:
- Shredded Mozzarella
- Parmesan Cheese or cheese blend
- Turkey Pepperoni
- Beef Pepperoni
Looking for the perfect chip dip? I’ve got you covered! Try dipping your keto pepperoni cheese chips in sugar-free tomato sauce (I recommend Rao’s).
Questions you might have
Are all cheeses keto?
All types of cheeses are allowed on a keto diet! However, it is important to mention that not all cheeses are created equal it is important to read the back of a nutritional label and understand what you are consuming and where it is coming from. For keto and low-carb diets, goat cheese, blue cheese, cream cheese, and parmesan cheese are some of the best choices.
Can I make a bunch to snack on?
Yes! These keto pepperoni cheese chips will keep for up to a week in an airtight container at room temperature. These chips truly the perfect keto snack for anywhere and any time.
Can I eat pepperoni and cheese on keto?
Yes! Most cured meats are acceptable on a keto diet. Cheese and meats are some of the fastest things to snack on when following a keto diet; making these keto pepperoni cheese chips very popular!
What can I eat when craving Keto Chips?
One of the hardest things of any diet or lifestyle is a craving for something you “can’t” have. Below are some of my favorite snack options when I am craving a chip!
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Add a small amount of cheese to the parchment lined baking sheet, making a round
shape, about 1 - 1 ½ inch in diameter.
- Place a slice of pepperoni onto each pile of cheese.
- Bake for 5-7 minutes until cheese is lightly golden.
- Remove from oven, and place on a cooling rack.
- Once cooled, transfer to a paper towel to help absorb some of the grease.
- Store pepperoni cheese chips in an airtight container for up to one week at room