|October 17, 2023

Keto Desserts That’ll Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

By Amanda Suazo
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Keto Desserts That’ll Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

The best part about low-carb eating? Keto desserts. This extensive list proves that with a few low-carb ingredient swaps, you can satisfy just about every sugar craving possible — all while sticking to your keto diet.

Make these low-carb desserts when you miss high-carb comfort foods. Cake, cookies, pies, ice cream, and donuts aren’t off-limits anymore — you can still enjoy all these mouthwatering flavors and textures without throwing your diet off the rails.

Make these desserts for food so good, it tastes like a cheat!

Related: New to keto? Get your complete guide here

Keto desserts: Cake and cupcakes

Get all the sweet flavor with less carbs: These keto desserts will satisfy your cravings with healthy fats and low-carb sweeteners.

Keto Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Glaze

Sink your teeth into this downright decadent low-carb dessert. With simple ingredients like coconut flour and grass-fed ghee, it creates a perfectly moist cake that tastes even better than a box mix.

Pour over a silky chocolate glaze for a show-stopping finish — and less than 5 net carbs per serving.

Keto Flourless Chocolate Cake

You probably already have everything you need to make this dense and fudgy dessert recipe. The eggs and ghee give this keto cake a rich and dense texture, as well as a solid supply of healthy fats to complement a lighter meal.

For an extra kick, spice up this low-carb recipe a bit with some chili powder and lime. This tasty recipe from Low Carb Yum is just 3 net carbs per serving.

Low-Carb Blueberry Cupcakes

Make the perfect light and fruity dessert with under 3 net carbs! Fresh blueberries and lemon zest add natural sweetness to a coconut flour batter — and best of all, you can have them ready in under 30 minutes.

Low-Carb Keto Cupcakes

These tender chocolate cupcakes from That’s Low Carb?! use a base of coconut flour and cocoa powder, then topped with a fluffy sugar-free frosting.

This keto recipe tastes so rich, you won’t believe they’re just 5 net carbs apiece.

Keto Texas Sheet Cake With Chocolate Avocado Frosting

This light and fluffy dessert has a texture like German chocolate cake, but swaps out the sugary frosting for a silky chocolate avocado topping.

Since it serves 12, you can make it to feed a crowd — and each serving is only 4 net carbs.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

With a boost from cinnamon and rich cacao butter, these moist cupcakes are packed with healthy fats. Whether you make them for entertaining or just to have a sweet snack to yourself on the keto diet, they’re guilt-free at under 2 net carbs each.

White Chocolate and Raspberry Keto Cake

Using a little bit of starchy green banana flour and plenty of healthy fats from coconut cream, this rich cake makes the perfect base for a creamy cacao butter topping. Each decadent slice is under 7 net carbs.

Easy keto cookies

Hand holding chocolate chip cookies

Keto Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you need classic cookie taste, this recipe delivers. Not only does each cookie come with rich chocolate chunks in each bite, they also get a gut-supporting boost from grass-fed collagen peptides.

Dip in a hot cup of Bulletproof Coffee for a ketogenic morning treat under 5 net carbs.

Keto Oreo Cookies

No sugar or vegetable oil — just rich chocolate flavor and a silky cream filling. This keto sweet treat bakes up crisp cookies with almond flour and cacao powder and uses them to sandwich a silky vanilla cream made out of coconut oil.

Each cookie is just 2.6 net carbs.

No-Bake Coconut Cookies

These raw-food cookies from Whole New Mom use shredded coconut, coconut oil, a little xylitol, vanilla, and salt for a satisfying no-bake treat.

Sensitive to xylitol or keep it out of your dog-friendly household? Monk fruit or another low-carb sweetener are perfect substitutes. At less than 1 net carb per cookie, why not whip up a batch to satisfy your sweet tooth?

Paleo Keto Shortbread Cookies

Grass-fed butter or ghee shines in this light and crumbly cookie recipe. Bake it up with keto pantry basics like almond and coconut flours, vanilla, and salt, then top with a drool-worthy chocolate glaze and vanilla shortbread collagen bar crumbs.

Each satisfying cookie is just under 8 net carbs — and perfect for holiday baking.

Keto Flourless Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Fudgy and rich, these ketogenic cookies utilize the fat in avocados to create a goey cookie packed with flavor.

In under 30 minutes, 2 ripe avocados and a few pantry staples transform into cookies — all with no flour, dairy, nuts, or avocado flavor. All at 2.2 net carbs per cookie.

Homemade Thin Mints

Don’t let this classic cookie trip up your diet — make the keto version from All Day I Dream About Food instead.

Sugar-free chocolate and almond flour cookies combine to create a copycat cookie that satisfies cravings without the crash. (Though you should still  those cookies support!)

You’ll still get the crisp, chocolatey, and minty dessert you love, with no gluten or grains and just 2 net carbs per two cookies.

Keto Edible Cookie Dough

There’s nothing quite like nibbling on fresh cookie dough, especially as a midnight snack. But those sneaky snacks likely ended once you started your keto diet, or, found out you had egg sensitivities.

This egg-free, low carb recipe delivers the same flavor and consistency as non-keto cookie dough — just like when you were a kid.

Keto brownies and bars

Lemon bars with lemon slices

No-Bake Keto Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Bars

Make this refreshing no-bake keto dessert any time of year. Prep a nourishing base with shredded coconut, collagen peptides, and peppermint oil, then top with a melty chocolate drizzle.

Enjoy every savory bite for only 1.5 net carbs per serving.

Super Fudgy Cocoa Brownies

The key to perfectly soft and dense brownies? According to Gnom-Gnom, under-bake them slightly, use room-temperature eggs, and use a sugar alcohol like xylitol to avoid any aftertaste.

This keto brownie bakes into perfect chocolatey bars just waiting for a cool glass of non-dairy milk. Just 1 net carb apiece.

Keto Rocky Road Bars

Not only does this no bake rocky road recipe create a chewy and satisfying treat, it also incorporates nourishing collagen and healthy fats.

Homemade sugar-free marshmallows are an added bonus of this fun and tasty recipe. These bars are only 2.5 net carbs per serving making them a sweet snack you can feel good about.

Coconut Blondies

For a chewy and chocolate-free cookie bar, try this keto dessert from Divalicious Recipes.

Coconut flour, milk, and shreds deliver a burst of coconut flavor, while butter and erythritol add body and sweetness.

These tasty bars contain only 2 net carbs per serving.

Keto Lemon Bars

This creamy tart keto dessert tastes just like original lemon bars — same buttery crust, creamy filling, and sugary sweet coating on top.

However, this version takes just 6 ingredients and sets you back only 1.6 net carbs per square.

Low-Carb Coconut Macadamia Bars

With a tender, nutty texture, this keto dessert from All Day I Dream About Food makes the most of high-fat macadamia nuts and coconut, all resting on a buttery shortbread crust.

Every gooey, crumbly bite will have you wondering how this dessert could be keto-friendly — especially since they tally up to just 2.2 net carbs each.

Related: Learn what to eat on keto with our convenient keto food list

Keto puddings, custards and mousse

Creamy taste with no cream in sight: These keto pots de creme blend up mousse-like texture and rich chocolate flavor in this ultra-simple dessert. (Paleo)

Keto Pots De Creme

Unlike a regular pot de creme, this yummy pudding-like dairy-free dessert requires no cooking and no cream.

Instead, it whips together creamy avocados, hazelnuts, and dark chocolate for a silky and satisfying high-fat dessert with less than 5 net carbs.

Coconut Strawberry Mousse

While this low-carb dessert from Sugar Free Londoner doesn’t use gelatin, it still whips up into a light and fluffy mousse bursting with flavor from fresh strawberries and real vanilla.

This berries-and-cream dessert tallies up to just over 4 net carbs per serving.

Keto Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Craving chocolate mousse but worried about the carbohydrates?

Sugar-free and dairy-free, this recipe harnesses plant-based fat from avocados to create a decadent mousse with only 3.8 net carbs per serving.

Low-Carb Coconut Pudding

Keep keto staples like coconut milk, gelatin, and liquid stevia on hand, and you’re halfway toward making this smooth and filling keto dessert from Sugar-Free Mom.

Each serving tallies up to 3 total carbs. Searching for quality gelatin? Look no further than grass-fed Bulletproof Collagelatin.

Coffee Panna Cotta

This keto dessert is nourishing enough to enjoy for breakfast, thanks to a blend of full-bodied coffee, chocolate collagen protein powder and grass-fed gelatin.

Best of all, you can make it the night before and enjoy in the morning for a grab-and-go breakfast with just over 5 net carbs.

Keto fudge and candy recipes

Plate with dark chocolate and mixed berry clusters

Keto Fudge, 3 Ways

No need to stick with plain chocolate: This classic dessert gets a keto-friendly spin with a coconut butter and grass-fed collagen base, then adds vanilla and turmeric variations.

Each luscious piece is just under 1 net carb and full of nourishing fats and protein.

Sugar-Free Chocolate Coffee Truffles

Sometimes you need that melt-in-your-mouth sensation of a good truffle. Now you can experience that without sacrificing your macros.

These sugar-free chocolate truffles are also easy to make. All you need is an ice cube tray and space in your freezer. At 1.9 net carbs per serving, what’s stopping you from enjoying them in the next hour?

Low-Carb Chocolate

If dark chocolate tastes too rich for you, this sweet treat from Savory Tooth creates a creamy alternative using whey protein, cocoa butter, erythritol, and unsweetened chocolate.

Using a double boiler melts the chocolate gently and creates a satisfying milk chocolate flavor with 1 net carb per serving.

Bonus: if you’re a fan of peanut butter, this recipe also leads to a nifty keto peanut butter cup recipe with this chocolate as the base. Can’t stand the cooling effect of erythritol? Try using powdered monk fruit or create a powdered sweetener with a spice grinder and sugar-free granules.

Keto Blueberry Chocolate Clusters

Keto-friendly blueberries and raspberries rest on top of a silky rich chocolate base, creating a treat that satisfies cravings without traditional high carb sweeteners.

At 1.9 net carbs per serving, these decadent clusters are sure to become a go-to when you want something sweet without the worry.

No-Bake Keto Coconut Bars

Make your favorite candy bar low-carb with this simple recipe from Hungry For Inspiration.

For 3 net carbs, you can get a creamy sugar-free coconut bar covered in rich dark chocolate — all for about 10 minutes of active prep work.

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