Craveworthy Keto Desserts

These indulgent recipes will help you stick to your plan, even if you have a sweet tooth.

January 07, 2022

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Treat Yourself

So, you’ve revamped your weekly menu to include lots of brand-new, keto-friendly meals and you’ve rounded up snack ideas that fit the plan — but what about desserts? Limiting sugar is an important part of the keto diet but, thankfully, that doesn’t mean you have to give up treats altogether. With these recipes, it’s easy to satisfy your sweet tooth. Just take these fudgy brownies, for example. They’re rich and decadent and only have 1 gram of sugar per serving!

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: Low-Sugar Cinnamon Bun Muffins

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

Keto Macaroons

Calling all coconut lovers: These keto-friendly macaroons are great plain, or change them up with some grated citrus zest or chopped herbs like rosemary folded into the batter.

Get the Recipe: Keto Macaroons

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