ham and cheese kolache recipe

Easy Ham and Cheese Kolache Recipe (Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free)

So this easy ham and cheese kolache recipe is in our original recipes from our very first low carb breakfast cookbook. As you may have already discovered, coming up with good traditional low carb breakfast recipes can be challenging. In fact, until recently, I would simply eat leftover dinner foods for breakfast – skipping breakfast food altogether. But clearly not anymore!

This keto low carb ham and cheese kolache recipe is (1) easy to make, (2) very delicious, and (3) perfect for on-the-go breakfast or lunch!

ham and cheese kolache recipe

The recipe is made to capture almond flour health benefits. Therefore, unlike a traditional fast food breakfasts, this recipe is a healthy, low carb, and made with a nutrient-rich bread that does not elevate blood sugar levels. so, this easy ham and cheese kolache recipe is perfect for anyone on a low carb, low sugar, keto or low glycemic diet. And, coincidentally, I am hearing that this recipe is also gluten-free.

This ham and cheese kolache recipe makes six small kolaches. Therefore, you can store them in the refrigerator for a few days. Then, you can quickly and easily reheat one for breakfast or even lunch. This is a very filling ham and cheese kolache recipe! Therefore, on a busy and active day, eating one for lunch will definitely give you enough fuel to continue your day.

ham and cheese kolache recipe
ham and cheese kolache recipe

Easy Ham and Cheese Kolache Recipe (Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free)

Delicious and easy ham and cheese kolache recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 379 kcal



  • 1 c. Almond Flour Heaping
  • 1-1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 2 tbsp. Cream Cheese
  • 1 tbsp. Salted Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Coconut Oil (Optional)
  • 1/2 c. Mild Cheddar Cheese (Shredded)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp. Jalapenos (Jar, Minced)


  • 2 slices Black Forest Ham (Chopped)
  • Jalapenos (Minced)
  • Mild Cheddar Cheese (Shredded)


  • Preheat Oven: 400 degrees
  • Add almond flour, baking powder, and shredded mild cheddar cheese to a mixing bowl. Stir until the ingredients are well-blended.
  • Next, add softened cream cheese, butter, coconut oil, egg, and jalapenos. Stir until the mixture becomes a paste.
  • Add one tablespoon of almond flour to make it less sticky.
  • Use a sheet of parchment paper to cover a cookie sheet.
  • Place 6 small dough balls on the sheet. Using another sheet of parchment paper, flatten until about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Add toppings and then place in oven to bake for about 15 minutes until the dough starts to brown.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 16gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 307mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 391IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 259mgIron: 2mg
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Before making this keto low carb ham and cheese kolache recipe, a low carb sausage, egg, and cheese biscuit recipe was made that you may also be interested in making. In addition, the keto sausage kolache recipe was made with the same dough. So, if you cut the dough in half for this kolache, you can make 3 sausage and 3 ham and cheese kolaches. In this way, you can really add some variety to your easy breakfast ideas on the go. That’s all for now, please let me know what you think about this ham and cheese kolache recipe below.

4 Comments on “Easy Ham and Cheese Kolache Recipe (Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free)”

  1. I absolutely looooove this kolache! It practically melts in your mouth. It’s hard to believe that it’s made from almond flour. This is a great and filling on-the-go breakfast!!

  2. I am a new diabetic that experience significantly lower glucose levels while making the low carbohydrate almond flour ham and cheese kolaches a regular part of my daily diet. And they taste pretty great too. Excellent low carb breakfast for on the go low carbers and diabetics.

    • I am happy that you enjoyed the recipe! Excited to know you are taking advantage of the health benefits of almond flour.

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