January 1

Crunchy Low Carb Cracker Chips


When mom served us her delicious soup, she also had some low carb cracker chips and I’m totally stealing the idea. Thanks, mom!

Note: If you’re gluten-free/don’t do wheat products, the “Carb Balance” brand tortillas will not work for you. While most of my recipes are gluten and grain-free, we don’t have to avoid it specifically so sometimes, we don’t. Also, be aware that prepared products like the tortillas can slow down losses for some people. Bodies are beautifully unique in how they respond to food sometimes. Just a heads up.

But if the ingredients work for you, this recipe will solve those crunchy cravings like nobody’s business!

NOTES & UPDATES: After making these a billion and two times, a few things I discovered–You don’t have to use butter to still get them crispy although the butter flavor is nice.  You can lower the temperature to 325 if you want. Watch them closely and pull them out when the edges are just getting brown for the most flakey crunch. I have found some of the mission tortillas come in at 4 net carbs instead of six, although I avoid the wheat ones for these as they just don’t bake up the same way. I sometimes just bake them whole and then break them apart afterwards. I also have taken to putting more cheese on than is pictured here. Freshly shredded cheese that bubbles up on top of these is THE BEST THING EVER!!

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Crunchy Low Carb Cracker Chips

These aren't exactly crackers and they aren't exactly chips, but they will solve your cracker and chip cravings.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Low Carb Chips, low carb crackers
Servings: 4
Calories: 145kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Shred your cheese and set aside. (Preshredded contains extra starch to keep it from sticking to itself and honestly, it just doesn't taste as good to me. But if that's what you've got, that's okay, too. )
  • Cover a baking sheet with foil, parchment or silicone liner for easy cleanup.
  • Cut or tear your tortillas into whatever shape you prefer, and spread out on the baking sheet.
  • Spread a little butter on each tortilla piece in the middle. Then sprinkle with your cheese.
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  • Bake about 15 minutes or until you get the desired level of crispness.

Recipe Notes

You can use whatever cheese or low carb tortilla that you like. I prefer the Mission brand Carb Balance because it bakes up beautifully flaky and crunchy. I haven't always found that to be true with all brands. Each tortilla has 6 net carbs (19 total - 13 fiber).
I love these with soup or guacamole for a very satisfying side dish that tastes very indulgent. Yum!


Nutrition Facts
Crunchy Low Carb Cracker Chips
Amount Per Serving (1 tortilla's worth)
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 304mg13%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 13g52%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 0.7mg4%
Net Carbs 6
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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I’m not sure how they manage it, but these give off a satisfying crunch when you bite into them, followed by that melt-in-your-mouth sensation like crackers. Hence, the name “Crunchy Low Carb Cracker Chips.” If you give them a try, let me know how you like them!

How do you solve your crunchy cravings?

Crunchy Low Carb Cracker Chips

About the author...

Zen Goddess

Just a regular gal who found she feels better eating low carb.


Cheese, Chips, Crackers, Tortillas

  • What a great idea for a keto crackers/chips replacement, which cost a fortune. Can’t wait to try this hack! Thank you, Zen Goddess!

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