Keto Ham and Cheese Savory Scones Low Carb Recipe
Ham Savory Scones

Keto Ham and Cheese Savory Scones

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From savory to sweet, this recipe will help keep you on track on your keto diet. It will also impress all your non-keto family and friends. You can eat this with a soup or salad, either for breakfast or for an afternoon snack. Basically, this is a very versatile recipe.

When living the keto diet, we find it most challenging being on the go and still making good choices that will keep us full and healthy throughout the day. These scones are great on the go and can be made with any toppings of your choice that you have on hand.

We recommend making a big batch, splitting it into a few plastic bags and saving it in the fridge for a couple of days. When heading out of the house, it’s easy to grab one and go. Hunger will strike when least expected and it’s nice to know you have a yummy keto snack with you.

Keto Ham and Cheese Savory Scones

Our recipe calls for almond and coconut flours, which are both gluten-free and high in healthy fats and fiber. 

Research shows that the dietary fiber found in coconut flour can be used to help support heart health by reducing cholesterol levels. It can also be used to prevent colon cancer and diabetes (1). 

Almond flour contains monounsaturated fats, which have also been shown to reduce cholesterol to further support heart health (2). 



Keto Ham Savory Scones

We made these scones savory, but the same recipe can be used for sweet versions by adding nuts, or berries. The scones can be frozen. If you decide to freeze them, follow all the steps until placing them on a baking sheet and move them to the freezer for at least 1 hour.

Once the scones are hard enough, move them to a larger freeze container or bag. They can be kept in the freezer for up to 3 months. When baking the frozen scones, remove from the freezer for a few minutes before baking to allow them to warm up to room temperature and increase the baking time by a few minutes. Go ahead and give it a try!

Let’s Do It!

Preheat your oven to 325°F before lining a large baking sheet with either parchment paper or a reusable silicone liner.

In a large bowl, whisk together your dry ingredients. You can add a little bit of xanthan gum in if you wish too. It will help hold the ingredients together better. Once blended, add 1 cup of the cheddar cheese and stir until combined. Then, add your wet ingredients. Once you’ve formed your dough, evenly distribute the diced ham throughout the mixture.

Mix scone ingredients

Take your completed dough and pat it into a rectangle on the baking sheet. The dough should be spread to approximately 8×10 inches.

Sprinkle cheese on scone dough

Using a sharp knife, cut your dough into 6 roughly even squares. Then split each square diagonally. Carefully spread the triangles around the pan and dust them with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese.

Cut scone into triangles

Slide your baking sheet and bake approximately 20-25 minutes. When finished baking, your scones should be golden brown and firm to the touch. Remove your scones and allow them to cool. Enjoy!

Keto Savory Scones Recipe

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Keto Savory Scones

*Credit: This recipe is inspired by Carolyn Ketchum. Check her original recipe here! She is the author of 3 amazing cookbooks:  The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen, Easy Keto Dinners and her latest one, Easy Keto Desserts. Her books are full of easy and mouthwatering low carb recipes that will make your keto journey much easier and enjoyable. Be sure to check them out!


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Keto Ham and Cheese Savory Scones

Our recipe for savory scones with ham and cheese will amaze you how easy and delicious it is.
Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword ham and cheese scones, keto savory scones, lowcarb scones
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 182kcal
Author Tanya K.



  • Line some parchment paper on a large baking sheet while preheating the oven to 325°F.
  • Prepare a large bowl where you will mix the coconut flour, almond flour, baking powder, xanthan gum (if using) garlic powder, and dried oregano. Whisk together and occasionally add salt to suit your taste. Mix in 1 cup of grated cheese and stir again. Add the remaining ingredients such as egg white, egg, whipping cream, and ham and stir well until everything is well-combined.
  • Gather the dough together by hand and place on a flat surface covered by parchment paper. Press the dough until it forms a 10 by 8 inches rectangle. Top with the remaining grated cheese.
  • Slice into squares, making about 6 pieces. Cut these squares in half, diagonally slicing them to form two triangles. Arrange the scones evenly in the parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Put in the oven and bake for 18-20 minutes. When the dough is golden brown and firm to touch, remove and allow to cool before serving. Top with chives and butter (optional)



Nutrition Facts
Keto Ham and Cheese Savory Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 350mg15%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 180IU4%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 148mg15%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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