Fat Bomb: Barbecue Balls

I have very few recipes that I made up by myself – I curate (choose something that I think looks “do-able” and might taste yummy) and try and make it – see if it works for me on my fitness and health journey. This one is adapted from Keto Fat Bombs (2nd edition) by Adele Baker

  • Author: FatDad2FitDad
  • Prep Time: 2hrs 5 mins
  • Total Time: 2hrs 5 mins


  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 4 Tbsp bacon fat
  • ½  tsp smoke flavor
  • 2 drops stevia glycerite
  • 1/8  tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sweet smoked chili powder
  • Tbsp barbecue sauce


  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients except chili powder until a smooth, creamy mixture forms, about 30 seconds.
  2. Transfer mixture to a small bowl, then refrigerate 2 hours.
  3. Form into 6 balls.
  4. Sprinkle balls with chili powder, rolling around to coat all sides. Pour barbecue sauce over balls.
  5. Serve or refrigerate up to 3 days.


  • Calories: 154
  • Fat: 13g
  • Carbohydrates: 0g net
  • Protein: 3