Crave-Worthy Keto Desserts

Limiting sugar is an important part of the keto diet — but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself every once in a while. Thankfully, these indulgent recipes will help you stick to your plan, even if you have a sweet tooth.

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Keto Cheesecake

A keto-friendly version of the classic dessert, this cheesecake checks off all the boxes: creamy, tangy and slightly sweet.

Get the Recipe: Keto Cheesecake

Fudgy Keto Brownies

No need to deprive yourself of rich and delicious brownies just because you’re following a keto diet. This easy-to-make version is sure to satisfy any chocolate craving.

Get the Recipe: Fudgy Keto Brownies

Keto Chocolate Ice Cream

This keto-friendly chocolate ice cream delivers! The egg yolk-based custard is the key to its full-bodied creaminess, while good-quality cocoa powder insures a rich chocolate flavor. We tested various keto-approved sugar substitutes and found some to be gritty or simply too sweet. Stevia adds just the right amount of sweetness without changing the texture. Take care not to over-churn, to avoid graininess.

Get the Recipe: Keto Chocolate Ice Cream

Black and White Keto Fat Bombs

Keto-friendly and packed with healthy fats, these little nuggets have the texture of cold and creamy fudge — minus all the sugar.

Get the Recipe: Black and White Keto Fat Bombs

Keto Cinnamon Bun Muffins

Thought you’d have to give up cinnamon buns when you started the keto plan? These diet-friendly muffins are just as delicious! They have all the classic cinnamon-sugar flavor you love — even though they don’t have the sugar!

Get the Recipe: Keto Cinnamon Bun Muffins

Keto Mexican Chocolate Cookies

Cinnamon and cayenne add a touch of heat to these Mexican-inspired chocolate keto cookies.

Get the Recipe: Keto Mexican Chocolate Cookies

Keto Pumpkin Pie

You don’t need to wait for the holidays to enjoy this keto diet-friendly pie! Almond and coconut flour create a nutty crust and a touch of molasses in the filling provides the warm brown sugar notes you expect from the classic — and that’s something worth enjoying year-round.

Get the Recipe: Keto Pumpkin Pie

Avocado Pudding

Attention keto followers: This dessert is for you. Smooth, creamy and satisfying, the combo of avocado and chocolate is so good together, and it comes together as fast as instant pudding!

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Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies

Almonds in many forms — almond extract, sliced almonds and almond flour — join with luscious cream cheese and butter to make the base of these delicious keto-friendly and gluten-free cookies.

Get the Recipe: Keto Almond Shortbread Cookies

Smoked Brie

One of the easiest ways to treat yourself after dinner (while sticking to your keto plan) is to serve a cheese course for dessert. And, while this creamy, smoked brie takes a bit of planning, the extra work is worth it — it will feel every bit as rich and decadent as a sweet dessert.

Get the Recipe: Smoked Brie