Going keto may mean cutting out carbs, but it doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy your sweet tooth now and again.
Many of these treats use Erythritol, a granulated sugar substitute that’s keto-friendly and makes desserts not only possible, but delectable.
We rounded up 20 of the best, recipes for fruit lovers, chocolate lovers, fudge lovers, cream lovers and everything in between.
1) Keto Brownie Fat Bombs
Miss fudge? Then Keto Brownie Fat Bombs are just the thing for you. These are flourless, no-bake brownies packed to the tee with healthy fats and and cocoa butter. Each one is heaven on a plate.
2) No Bake Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars
Reese’s peanut butter cup lovers, this one’s for you. These No Bake Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars are almost sugar-free, but the good news is they taste the same. Hello healthy Halloween!
3) Keto Cream Cheese Cookies
Six ingredients, 10 minutes of prep time and 15 minutes in the oven is all it takes to enter keto heaven. Keto Cream Cheese Cookies go great with coffee or tea and are a light, scrumptious treat you’ll find yourself making again and again.
4) Keto Lava Cake
Warm, sweet, gooey and simple to make — that’s a good description of this Keto Lava Cake, which will satisfy even the most insatiable sweet tooth. A little baking and cocoa powder, cream and artificial sweetener really does go a long way.
5) Fudge Avocado Keto Brownies
Avocado, in a dessert? You betcha. Believe it or not, plenty of keto desserts leverage avocado’s buttery, creamy texture. These Fudge Avocado Keto Brownies have a fudgy texture and taste like the real deal.
6) Keto Chocolate Mousse Cake
Jazz it up at your next party without breaking your diet with this Keto Chocolate Mousse Cake. It looks like something straight out of a bakery, but it is definitely doable for the at-home cook, too. Plus, it tastes as amazing as it looks.
7) Keto Lemon Bars
While some fruits are high in carbs, others are actually okay. Lemon is one of them — and mix them with some erythritol, butter, almond flour and some eggs, and you’ve got yourself one heck of a tasty treat.
8) Keto Cheescake Brownies
Wait, you mean there’s a way to blend cheesecake and brownies AND stay within your keto diet? These white and chocolate swirly sweets are literally hit-the-spot perfection for a lazy Sunday after-dinner treat.
9) Cream From Heaven
While the original version calls for crushed cookies, it’s possible to enjoy this classic without all that sugar and those carbs. This version of Cream From Heaven uses nuts instead, but keeps that scrumptious, buttery filling that you know and love.
10) Keto Doughnuts
Melt-in-your-mouth delicious with a cinnamon flavor to boot, yes, you CAN have doughnuts on the keto diet. These Keto Doughnuts are baked (rather than fried) and use almond flour to give you that morning favorite taste — minus the sugar and carbs.
11) Sugar-Free Cheesecake
Wait, cheesecake? On a diet?! When it’s the sugar-free variety, as is the case here, you betcha! Cream cheese and sour cream in this recipe more than make up for it to give you all the decadence you can handle.
12) Keto Cupcakes
If you’re a cupcake lover, like a true cupcake lover, that can be one of the more difficult things to let go when you go keto. Luckily, you don’t have to with these Keto Cupcakes that use coconut flour and sugar-free frosting to give you all that love-baked taste you crave.
13) Low-Carb Pecan Truffles
Caramel, dark chocolate and the crunch of pecans work together to bring you these tasty little morsels. They also have a pleasantly chewy structure and are just the thing for those sweet-tooth moments.
Carbs: 1g (net)
14) 1-Minute Low-Carb Brownie
In a hurry? How does a 1-minute brownie sound? There’s no butter, grains or sugar in this, but rather a mix of chocolate protein powder, cocoa powder, coconut flour, eggs and Stevia whipped together in a mug and popped in the microwave for that homebaked taste you love.
Carbs: 3g (net)
15) Better-Than-Mounds Chocolate Coconut Cups
You know those delicious pieces of candy that blend chocolate and coconut — you know, the ones that you snagged from your kids’ bags on Halloween? These Chocolate Coconut Cups are even better, and they come without the sugar and carbs.
16) Low-Carb Sugar-Free Maple Fudge
French desserts are known to be the bee’s knees — and Maple Fudge is no exception. This particular version removes the sugar and replaces it with powdered erythritol and lakanto maple-flavoured sugar-free syrup to bring this classic piece of heaven to life for all the keto-ers out there.
17) Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut butter can be a definite friend to the keto diet. They’re also just the thing for baking amazing cookies. They only use four ingredients and are a cinch to make. What are you waiting for?
18) Keto Pumpkin Pie Bars
Pumpkin pie lovers, this one’s for you. Pumpkin Pie Bars give you all that velvety Pumpkin Pie taste, but get rid of the flour-packed, sugary crust to stay inline with that whole wonderful keto thing.
19) Keto Coconut Lime Bars
With a tangy, creamy taste, these Keto Coconut Lime Bars are just the thing for people who want a little (but not too much) sweet and aren’t as keen on the many chocolate recipes out there.
20) Keto Blueberry Muffins
Muffins are typically an absolute no-no on a keto diet, but what if you could have that warm, morning taste and still stay on-track? These Blueberry Muffins leverage almond flour to give you just that with a bit of butter, almond milk and blueberries (of course) for a warm flavor you’ll find yourself making again and again.
Carbs: 2g (net)
Do you have a favorite keto dessert that we missed? Share it in the comments below!
Author: Caitlin H
Diet-to-Go Community Manager
Caitlin is the Diet-to-Go community manager and an avid runner. She is passionate about engaging with others online and maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. She believes moderation is key, and people will have the most weight loss success if they engage in common-sense healthy eating and fitness.