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Cream Cheese Fat Bombs Recipe

cream cheese fat bombs recipe

Strawberry, Chocolate and Butterscotch Fat Bombs!

Cream Cheese Fat Bombs Recipe – Pudding and Jello Pops!

I think I just died and went to heaven.  I just popped my first Jello Cream Cheese Ball and it was divine. 

I was browsing some of the low carb forums looking for high fat food ideas (still sounds wrong when I say it out loud!)

There was someone who talked about rolling cream cheese into jello powder and eating it and well, I justJello Cream cheese balls
happened to have some cream cheese in the fridge and sugar free jello in the cupboard. Strawberry as a matter of fact.

Here in Canada we have only 3 flavors in the stores but I can order my Sugar Free Jello from Amazon and get more variety.

And then from there of course, I had to try dipping them in sugar free pudding mix, as you can see from my main image above.  

But I do have to say, that after all the flavors that I have experimented with, I still like the tart flavor explosion of using the Jello Strawberry, Raspberry or Cherry. These cream cheese fat bombs are definitely The Bomb!

 

So here is the recipe:

Low Carb Jello Cream Cheese Balls

  1. 1  8oz package of Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese or any brand as long as it’s the solid brick type.
  2. 1 package of sugar free jello or pudding mix

Note: If you want to do a smaller amount, 1 tbsp of mix does about 4 cream cheese balls.

  • Take the package of Cream cheese and cut into 16 squares.
  • Put the jello or pudding mix in a sandwich baggie.
  • Take each square and shake until covered with jello or pudding mix on all sides.
  • Then roll into a ball in your hands. (Tip: Use restaurant prep gloves like these to avoid red dye on your hands!)
  • Keep covered with plastic wrap in the fridge.

Serving size is 2 balls.

Each serving of 2 cream cheese balls is 105 calories, 1 carb, 9 g fat and 3 g protein.

Jello Cream Cheese Fat Bomb Recipe

These make a perfect snack for Keto, Atkins, LCHF or any other low carb diet.  You could also make a plate of these as appies for a party.  Put colorful toothpicks in them and you will have a plate of cherry bombs, lemon bombs, pudding bombs, etc  They will be a hit!

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Jello Cream cheese balls recipe

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139 Responses to Cream Cheese Fat Bombs Recipe

  1. KushQueen says:

    These are DISGUSTING! Idk what you people are smoking, but they are tart and full of that nasty sugar free after taste!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Lol, well thanks for sharing and letting us know what you really think! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Tracy says:

    Just stumbled upon this site. It sounded so yummy I made some with sf strawberry. I didn’t roll them but I’m the only one going to enjoy them. Thanks for all of the ideas.

    • KetoWoman says:

      so glad you stumbled aboard!

  3. Raeann says:

    Today is my first day on a Keto lifestyle! Everyone in the house were enjoying root beer floats! I through these together and they were delicious! Better than a float! ?

    • KetoWoman says:

      That’s awesome! I’m glad they saved the day!

      • Jill says:

        I just made these and my Palms are red …. most came off with soap and water but it was very messy
        Any suggestions for rolling cream cheese into balls with the red jello mix?

        • KetoWoman says:

          yes, I use gloves! I always have a box of those gloves they use in restaurants for food prep, they are fantastic! They look like these. I will add that to the tips in the post, it’s one of those things where you assume people know about them. I know what you mean about the red jello!

  4. Jane says:

    Use your cheese slicer to cut cream cheese !

    • KetoWoman says:

      Of course, that is brilliant! Thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Leesa says:

    These sound wonderful! I haven’t tried them.. but will soon! Wondering if anyone used chocolate cream cheese?

    • KetoWoman says:

      There’s chocolate cream cheese? Sigh, I live in Canada and have never seen this! Somebody out there give it a try, I’m thinking chocolate cream cheese with sugar free orange jello might be a good combo!

      • Dianne says:

        I live in Canada, Toronto area, found Philadelphia chocolate cream cheese. Zehraโ€™s/Loblaws chain.

        • KetoWoman says:

          oh hmmm, I think they own the Superstore, I will check it out. Thanks for the info for us Canadians!

          • Dianne says:

            I can find Jello brand fat-free pudding but havenโ€™t seen sugar free. Where would I find it before checking amazon?

          • KetoWoman says:

            I kind of thought Walmart had it, at least online?

      • Marie Keough says:

        Just cocoa to your cream cheese!

        • KetoWoman says:

          This could work too!

    • Leanna says:

      I’ve never seen or heard of chocolate cream cheese itself.
      Wouldn’t you just add cocoa to it to make it chocolate or how about sugar free chocolate syrup?

  6. Debbie says:

    How many Weight Watcher points is. Each one of these balls ?

    • Kari says:

      There are 4 tablespoons in a 1/4 cup…the weight watchers point count is:
      1 point – 1 tbs low fat cream cheese
      2 points – 1 tablespoon full fat
      2 points – 1/4 cup fat free (4 balls)
      If cheese balls are 1tbs each.

  7. Amy says:

    How do you slice your cream cheese? Just a knife or is there a trick to it?

    • KetoWoman says:

      No trick! When the brick of cream cheese comes out of the fridge you can use a knife to slice it up.

  8. Cindy J says:

    These comments really inspired me flavor wise! Iโ€™m going to try the jello ones and I love coffee so Iโ€™m thinking about rolling them in some sugar free French Vanilla Instant coffee could do that alone or in combo with cocoa little balls of energy hehe!

    • KetoWoman says:

      oh gee, I really like the sound of that! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Joy says:

    So easy and quick!

  10. yvonne says:

    I just made these using cheesecake flavoring (higher in carb I know but desperate) was kinda meh until i added a little unsweetened cocoa and cinnamon..delish!!! I cant wait to get some SF jello, cant get easier than this!!

  11. Ann says:

    I love these. I made some rolled in sf orange jello and cocoa powder. Black Cherry is good too but I agree with you that raspberry is the best!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Whoa! Chocolate and Orange, never thought of that, that would be killer! Thanks for sharing!

  12. Tweet birds Mommy says:

    I wanted to make these so bad, but didn’t have jello or pudding. I didn’t give up. I have those flavor packets you put in water that I get at Walmart. They are true lemon brand. One is raspberry lemonade and the other is peach lemonade. I like them because they have stevia in them instead of artificial sweeteners. I made half and half and let me tell you they are yummy! Thank you for sharing! My sweet tooth thanks you too!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Wonderful, that’s an excellent tweak!

  13. Pam says:

    I just started Keto a couple days ago and looking for something sweet and this definitely fits my style.. yummmmm they are so good…

  14. Pam says:

    Yum, I just made these and they are so so good.. thank you for the recipe ..

  15. Sharon says:

    Going to try slicing the cream cheese with dental floss.

  16. Samantha says:

    Would using a low fat cream cheese lower the calorie and fat gram? And how do you calculate it?

    • KetoWoman says:

      Yes it would for sure. What I do is I key my whole recipe into My Fitness Pal and then divide the totals by the number of servings to get the macros and calories per serving. My Fitness Pal is free.

  17. Samantha says:

    Would using a low fat cream cheese lower the fat grams and calorie intake? And how do calculate that?

    • Jan says:

      Just look on the label on the box. It will give all of the details.

  18. Toni says:

    How long do they have fridge before you can eat them ?

    • KetoWoman says:

      Oh I eat a couple before they ever get to the fridge! You just need to store them in the fridge to keep them fresh, you can certainly eat them right as soon as you like.

  19. Mary Anne says:

    took some raspberry jello and pushed it into the centre of the cream cheese then rolled in coco powder!! Not bad!

    • KetoWoman says:

      ooooo Raspberry and chocolate together is always a good thing! Yum!

  20. Tami says:

    So EASY and DELICIOUS!! I did the strawberry and canโ€™t wait to try other flavors. Thank you!!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Glad you like them! I think Raspberry is my favorite.

  21. Cindy says:

    One word – AWESOME. so easy and delicious. Thx for such a great recipe.

    • KetoWoman says:

      Glad you like them!

  22. Hanna says:

    I love reading all the comments and recipe ideas. I think I may try rolling mine in my good flavored protien powder. Cookies and cream, mint chocolate chip, or strawberry.

    • KetoWoman says:

      oh hey! Now I’m liking that idea! Wonderful!

  23. Debbie Compton says:

    So I used sf cheesecake pudding. Delicious! Next time I think I’ll mix sf strawberry jello and sf cheesecake…YUM

  24. Victoria says:

    Yummm….put Raspberry Sugar Free Jello into a 1 at zip lock bag…added the cut up cream cheese squares, closed the bag and shook it up…took them out and rolled them round then transferred them to a smaller bag and into the fridge….

    • KetoWoman says:

      I think Raspberry is definitely my favorite!

  25. Ginny says:

    Sounds very yummy I can’t wait to try Thanks for recipe

    • KetoWoman says:

      Your welcome, hope you love it!

  26. Kelly says:

    Hello! I am fairly new to the keto woe. Still looking for new recipes to try so I do not get board with my menu. I see all kind of fat bomb recipes. What do they do for you to help lose weight and how many are allowed as a serving daily? Thank you.

    • KetoWoman says:

      Because the Keto WOE is higher fat than other eating plans it can be a challenge to keep up the fat ratio so this is why people use fat bombs. That said, I feel that many people get stuck on their weight loss goals because they eat too many fat bombs and too much dairy. So the answer to your question is to eat just enough to satisfy the macros you are trying to maintain.

  27. Hilda says:

    Do you have to freeze them or what

    • KetoWoman says:

      No, I don’t think freezing cream cheese would be a good idea, but who knows, I’ve never actually tried it! They are usually gone within a few days so no need to freeze.

      • Randi says:

        I froze them – delicious!

        • KetoWoman says:

          awesome, good to know!

        • Novice Keto Nana says:

          Are you eating them right from the freezer. only out for a short time, or set out for people to nibble on (for 15 min or so)?

      • Kim Dermit says:

        freezing is just fine – look at how many frozen cheesecakes are in the stores!

        • KetoWoman says:

          Well that just makes so much sense! Thank you!

      • Jennifer says:

        DON’T FREEZE THEM! It ruined mine. When they thaw out they fall apart and are kind of crumbly. They still taste great but hard to eat.

        • KetoWoman says:

          ok, I better do a small experiment this weekend!

  28. Alissa says:

    What about dipped in a mixture of cinnamon and your choice of sweetener.

  29. Marra says:

    Oh my friends, the recipe sounds incredible but your comments are spawning all kinds of ideas. Maybe the white chocolate sugar free pudding with pumpkin spice for fall, Cocoa powder with cinnamon and a touch of stevia. Maybe a combo of strawberry jello and a dusting of cocoa? So many ideas. Maybe mix a little coconut oil in with the cream cheese and add the lime…hmmmm

  30. Joey says:

    um…i wanted to experiment with this and just tossed in the whole packet of pudding mix, but it turned out like a dough ball. jello packets are smaller…are they easier to work with and taste better? i hear pudding mix gives people tummy aches…

    • KetoWoman says:

      lol, yes I can imagine it! I do find the jello mix easier to work with, it’s nowhere near as sticky. And I love the sweet and tart taste of the jello balls. The pudding balls taste completely different, more of a cheesecake feel.

    • LaVerne says:

      I just made this. DELISH!! I just put the heavy whipping cream in the chilled bowl of my stand mixer, I then speinkled the pudding mix over the entire top surface of HC. This prevented the pudding from solidifying into a lump. If you like sweeter desserts you may want to add some sweetner to taste.

  31. Xylitol is a great sweetener and you don’t get the ‘Aspartame-like’ after taste in Stevia and other artificial sweeteners.

    • KetoWoman says:

      I actually really like xylitol as well as the fact that it’s made from birch trees. My only warning would be to try it cautiously the first time. If I have a xylitol packet with coconut oil in a coffee, I am glued to the bathroom for hours. Apparently, only a small % of people are affected this way. But there are times that this laxative effect is a good thing!

      • Vonda says:

        Can you just mix the jello mixture into the cream cheese and not necessarily coat them?

        • KetoWoman says:

          I’ve never actually tried that but sure, I think it would work. They would look different but still taste amazing.

          • Vonda says:

            Thanks

  32. Steph says:

    Are your measurements right? It took me 1tbsp to make 18. Do I mix the jello in the cheese or just coat it?

    • KetoWoman says:

      You are just going to coat the balls. SO you used 1 tbsp jello mix for all 18 balls? I’ll have to do it again this weekend, maybe it’s a taespoon then. I don’t usually do it that way, I usually use the entire package for 1 brick of cream cheese.

  33. Roger says:

    I figured something this simple couldn’t possibly be great tasting, but boy was I wrong! I tried strawberry first and it was amazing. I’ll try other gelatin and pudding flavors, and if they are half as good I’ll be one happy keto’er. Thanks!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Glad you like them! I actually like the Jello ones better than the pudding ones, but that’s just me.

  34. Tracey says:

    Can you mix some Stevia or carb free sweetener in the cream cheese before making these? Also, how would the consistency be if I left them in the freezer?

    • KetoWoman says:

      I have never frozen cream cheese before so I can’t answer that question. You could probably sprinkle some sweetener onto the cream cheese balls but try first without, they might already be sweet enough.

    • Kait says:

      When I make them I put them in the freezer for an hour and put 3 in a bag an then keep them in the fridge the taste better to me.

    • Roger says:

      I have to second the recommendation to try without sweetener first. Just using plain cream cheese with sugar free strawberry gelatin ended up being sweeter than I expected, and made my “sweet tooth” very happy.

      • KetoWoman says:

        yes! And I love the creaminess combined with the sweet and tart jello flavor.

    • Novice Keto Deb says:

      I read recently Stevia does not work well in chocolate treats. The “off-taste” is accentuated. With whipped cream or fruit Jello products, Stevia appears to taste better.

    • Novice Keto Nana says:

      Texture like Frozen Mousse, I’d figure.

  35. Wendi says:

    i get violent headaches from sugar free anything, I am doing unsweetened coconut and/or coco, keeping it all keto too.

    • KetoWoman says:

      Yes, I get headaches when I drink certain sugar free drinks, especially if they are red in color.

  36. Danasa says:

    I made these with sugar free cheese cake pudding mix and they are pretty good but found they get sticky even when left in the refrigerator. I was thinking about rolling them in chopped pecans!!! I will let you know how they come out! By the way… Thank you for these ๐Ÿ™‚

    • KetoWoman says:

      Yes, I know what you mean about them being sticky. I only make a small amount. The Jello ones don’t get like that so I try to make a plate of those. The kids like them too.

  37. They are really good with the orange or the lime sugar free jello

    • KetoWoman says:

      I LOVE the lime ones, they make my mouth pucker but in a good way!

  38. Trudi says:

    I thought using sugar substitutes like Equal wasn’t recommended?

    • KetoWoman says:

      That is a personal choice that everyone can make for themselves. You certainly don’t want to overdo them. When that sweet tooth hits I think it’s better than eating the junk food out there.

  39. Nan says:

    I’m new to keto and froze a cream cheese bomb made with pumpkin, PPS and stevia. It was a big batch so it lasted about 3 weeks. It got just a titch dry but was still very good. Maybe I should have covered with wrap to stay fresher. I think the pumpkin help it stay ok.

    • KetoWoman says:

      I’m going to try freezing some because I made a big batch today!

  40. manal says:

    Oh..forgot to ask…do you these will stay ok in the fridge? Can’t freeze them ๐Ÿ™

    • KetoWoman says:

      oh yes, I keep mine in the back of the fridge for a few days. I try not to have more than 2 in a day.

  41. manal says:

    OMG!! Just made some using sugar free pistachio pudding mix and tasted like ice cream! thank you so much for such a good idea!

    I tried it with a ziploc and got too much on it first, and then figured it out ๐Ÿ™‚

    • KetoWoman says:

      oh wow, pistachio sounds amazing! I’m going to try that too!

  42. Michelle says:

    Rather than pouring the jello in a bowl, put it in a Ziploc bag : )

    • KetoWoman says:

      That should work great! Sort of like shake and bake! I’m going to try that next time.

  43. Terri W. says:

    You could also mix cocoa powder with Swerve and maybe a little vanilla, instant coffee, and cinnamon! OMG my mouth is watering! Thanks for the recipe!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Wow, that sounds incredible amazing! Thanks for sharing the idea, I think I need to try that! ๐Ÿ™‚

  44. Hazel says:

    …or for less mess, maybe put jello powder in a bowl, cut the cheese into squares, drop two or three squares at a time into the bowl, toss with fork or spoon and transfer coated squares to a plate? Maybe not as much fun, but less work and mess…

  45. tammy says:

    just made these using SF cherry jello, and they are so yummy! love the tartness. i didnt bother rolling the cream cheese, just coated the cubes in the jello. quicker into my mouth that way! ;P

    • KetoWoman says:

      Funny, actually I like that idea! As you can see from the photo my jello balls are far from perfect!

  46. Jeanette Hernandez says:

    just made some with the 1/3 fat cream cheese and sugar free strawberry banana. I used my small pamper chef cookie scoop to make them easier. Just scoop and drop . They are yummy……

    • KetoWoman says:

      I love the cookie scoop idea, thanks for the tip!

    • Hazel says:

      Jeanette, do you know that manufacturers of low-fat and fat-free products add starch to their mixtures, to replace fat? They do. Check the carb count in comparable products. If you’re on low-carb or keto for the weight loss, they both specify full-fat dairy.

  47. stephanie herron says:

    Yes Great with sf pudding!!I used banana cream…next gonna try chocolate fudge!!!

    • KetoWoman says:

      that sounds downright sinful!

  48. Heather says:

    I love this idea. Been trying to come up with some recipes that will go with my little sister’s baby shower theme. We’re doing a Little Monsters theme and I’ve seen the small cheese balls they made that look like little monsters but they’re only the color of the cheese. I love the idea of this because not only can you vary the colors … it varies the flavors too. Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    • KetoWoman says:

      oh wow, that is a really good party idea! You’re right, they will add some great color!

  49. AJ says:

    I made these jello cream cheese balls and the key is to sprinkle only a tiny bit of jello into a bowl and coat one ball very lightly. Then sprinkle more and do a second one. The dry jello mix is VERY strong and it really is too sweet and strong if you coat it a lot. Also I found that smaller balls are better because you get a good balance of sweet jello and cream cheese. Awesome emergency treat for sure. Thanks for sharing:) I used cherry-YUM! But I’m also going to use orange for a “creamsicle” treat!

    • KetoWoman says:

      you definitely develop a technique after doing this a few times. I like your creamsicle idea, that is taste blast from the past! Yum! ๐Ÿ™‚

  50. kim says:

    What about softening the cream cheeseand mixing the sugar free jello in?

    • KetoWoman says:

      I like the distinct separate tastes when biting into a coated one. Have you tried it all mixed in? How was it? (Not sure how I missed your comment 2 months ago! Sorry!)

  51. Mary says:

    I may try this with the sugar free pudding too.

    • AJ says:

      Did you ever try the jello balls using pudding? And if you did, how did they turn out?

      • KetoWoman says:

        I have not because we don’t have the sf pudding mixes here. I’m tempted to order from Amazon and see how that turns out.

  52. Sue says:

    I made the peach ones tonight. Walkmart had the peach flavor. So delicious!!!

    • KetoWoman says:

      Peach!? I have not seen that flavour in my Walmart. I bet it was good!

  53. Pat Bailey says:

    I wonder if these could also be good as a frozen treat?

    • KetoWoman says:

      Hmmm, I’m not sure if cream cheese freezes well. Maybe someone who has tried that can chime in and let us know!

    • Marilyn McNalley says:

      Don’t even try to freeze cream cheese. It makes it grainy and not at all palatable.

  54. SharO says:

    I would try the chocolate but the dye in foods is very bad for you!

    • Granny says:

      No, actually the infinitesimal amount of dye in foods is not going to hurt you. I suppose some people might have a sensitivity to some dyes, but that is not common.

      The pudding sounds great, but it does have a few more carbs. If you really want low carb with the gelatins, go with the Walmart brand. It doesn’t even have maltodextrin in it (at least not in the black cherry flavor, haven’t checked others) that the brand name Jello does.

  55. Carline says:

    Wow I cant wait to try this! I’m going to try chocolate covered cream cheese balls too. Using homemade chocolate!

    • anitabreeze says:

      That sounds really great! I’ll be posting a recipe for Emergency Chocolate soon! The cream cheese balls are just so handy to have around for emergencies as well.

    • Js says:

      Cream cheese freezes well. I always have a block in my freezer for when I want to Mae a recipe. And unwrap it when I take it out so I don’t loose so much to the wrapper when it comes to room temp. Suggest that you cut it into cubes before freezing

  56. whitney says:

    Hello – I just started a keto diet a few days ago and found your site while looking for recipes. These jello balls look like fun treat. Are they messy?

    • KetoWoman says:

      actually, I thought it would be really messy to make but was not too bad. I used the Philly cream cheese in a brick and made sure it was good a cold out of the fridge. By the end, there was for sure jello powder all over my hands but the cream cheese stayed intact. I just tried cherry today and that tastes a little strong, I want to try lemon next because I think that will taste like cheesecake!

    • Darby says:

      I also started a few days ago and these have me sooooo excited for my husbands sweet tooth!!!:D

      • KetoWoman says:

        haha, he’s probably excited for it too. Hoped he liked them

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