31 Keto Desserts to Curb Your Cravings
When those sugar cravings come around, be armed with some low-carb, sugar-free desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether you're trying to stick to the popular keto diet, or you're just looking to reduce the guilt that comes with your late night dessert cravings, we've got you covered with over 30 keto desserts that won't destroy your progress. You can also browse our entire collection of keto diet recipes.
Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake with Almond Pecan Crust
Don't let the holidays wreak havoc on your diet. "This recipe is a yummy and rich-tasting cross between my decades-old cheesecake recipe and pumpkin pie, converted to be low-carb. I also use low-fat cream cheese to reduce the amount of fat," says recipe creator DRJILL2. "It's wonderful for Thanksgiving, or just for fun anytime. Unless you tell people it's low-carb, they'll never guess!"
No-Churn Keto Ice Cream
No ice cream machine? No problem. "After trying different variations of ingredients, I finally figured out a combination that produced a smooth and creamy texture, yet didn't freeze rock-hard like most no-churn ice cream can," says recipe creator France C. "The vodka is optional, however it really helps keep the ice cream scoopable and you don't taste it!"
Keto Cheesecake Cupcakes
This low-carb dessert is made without sugar for a keto-friendly treat. Reviewer Kathy Crazycatlady Collier says, "I found these to be a light fluffy cheesecake not so much dense like regular cheese cake. I will definitely make these again real soon!"
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Keto Cups
Curb cravings with these keto-friendly fat bombs! "After being on the keto diet for just over a week, I really wanted something sweet and this really did the trick! Good combination of good oils and nuts — I thought it was fabulous," says reviewer belliottster. "I just used the mini muffin cup liners in a tray and froze. They came right out of the paper because of all the oil in them."
This recipe makes brownies a possibility for those on the keto diet (or anyone looking to reduce carbs). Reviewer Robert Hudson says, "Being a keto junkie this is great, I can have something to eat before bed and not feel bad or hungry."
4-Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
Recipe creator Fioa says, "Kids will love these scrumptious low-carb keto cookies; all you need is peanut butter, vanilla extract, an egg, and some sugar substitute."
Low-Carb Almond Cinnamon Butter Cookies
Whether you're serving these for keto or gluten-free folks — these cookies are with almond flour and no sugar. It's a dessert that will satisfy all special dieters and non-dieters alike. Reviewer catsinthekitchen recommends refrigerating them to improve the texture: "Husband, who is NOT on the keto diet, seems to like them too...he ate almost all my cookies."
Quick Keto Chocolate Mousse
Chocolate cravings will dissipate after one bite of this luxurious mousse. "I was fiercely CRAVING chocolate that fit the keto diet and was satisfying...I tried other things and was disappointed. I tried this and it was EVERYTHING! It was quick and easy. The hardest part was waiting for the cream cheese to soften...I took the first bite and felt a rush of satisfaction as relief," says reviewer Jeannie.
Low-Carb Almond Coconut Sandies (Keto, Gluten-Free)
"This is a slightly sweet cookie with a texture that reminds me of a pecan sandy. It is a perfect dessert for those on a low-carb or keto diet," says recipe creator Melanie. "For best taste, refrigerate before serving."
Low-Carb Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
"It tastes just like pumpkin pie. It's nice to find a keto friendly recipe that actually tastes like the real thing," says reviewer TULIPFORME. It just takes a few ingredients to make these easy bars.
Keto Creme Brulee
"I make it once a week and it's my Keto dessert for the week (a little goes a long way, it's very rich!). It takes longer than 30 minutes. I cook it for about 45 minutes, otherwise it doesn’t set. Definitely refrigerate and eat it cold," says reviewer Jenn harmon Jones. "Sometimes I sprinkle cinnamon on the top (with the sugar!). And lastly, if you don't have a torch, just broil the sugar topping for about 30 seconds in the oven or until it gets caramelized."
Keto Berry-Pecan Cheesecake Bars
This dessert is great for special occasions and midnight snacks alike. "I made this for my Book Club friends because there are so many who are counting carbs, gluten free, vegetarian and on keto diets," says reviewer Barbara Cumberland. "Everyone loved this dessert and some asked for the recipe. I broke up the bars and put them in a dessert dish and then added the fruit on top...very pretty!"
Keto NY Cheesecake
Recipe creator Theresa created this as a low-carb version of her favorite New York cheesecake recipe. Reviewer Lisa Taylor says, "I almost had to fight to get one. My family gobbled them up so fast. Thanks for the incredible recipe!"
Chocolate Fat Bomb
If you're on the keto diet, you've probably heard of fat bombs. They're high fat, low-carb, keto-friendly treats. They're perfect for any dieter that enjoys rich treats, but without the carbs. Reviewer Jimmy says, "I am so glad I found fat bombs! When I started on a keto diet I didn't know there was something that could take care of a chocolate craving."
Keto Raspberry Cheesecake
"An easy keto raspberry cheesecake recipe, topped with raspberry puree. Eight ingredients are all you need to make this low-carb dessert," says recipe creator Holistic Yum.
Keto Coconut Lime Bars
Key lime pie on the keto diet? It's been known to happen thanks to this keto recipe. Reviewer vertigies says, "Mine set up beautifully and was sweet and tart with a crispy crust...all compatible flavors - easily the best keto dessert I've made."
Keto Cheesecake Brownies
Recipe creator Nicole Robinson says, "This cheesecake brownie recipe is for people on the keto diet or anyone with a sweet tooth, for that matter." Two classic desserts come together to make one keto dieter's decadent treat.
Coconut Fat Bombs
Reviewer Cheryl M says, "These fat bombs are very satisfying, and they keep me from over snacking." Fans of chocolate-coconut candy bars will be delighted to get a taste of their favorite treat in these simple fat bombs.
Low-Carb Sugar-Free Instant Pot® Cheesecake
This crustless cheesecake is made in an electric pressure cooker. Reviewer KGora says, "Delicious! Creamiest cheesecake I've ever made and the Instant Pot made it so easy and worry free."
Keto Peanut Butter Fudge Fat Bomb
Peanut butter, almond milk, and coconut milk are all that's required to make these fat bombs. Recipe creator mybwriter says, "This is a great keto dessert with only 3 ingredients. If you want you can sweeten it with stevia or other sweeteners, but the peanut butter is sweet enough."
Keto Coconut Cookies
Reviewer carolina05 sats, "Soo yummy with a glass of almond milk on the side... I used less than the recommended serving of salt, (only a couple shakes) since people claimed it was too salty. They turned out great!"
Keto Cocoa Mug Cake
This mug cake is ready in six minutes start to finish. Recipe creator Housewife says, "This keto cocoa mug cake is like a massive chocolate cup just waiting for you to take a bite. This rich keto-friendly, gluten-free, and dairy-free treat will be sure to become a staple in your home."
Keto Chocolate Mousse
Low in carbs and ready in minutes, this chocolate espresso dessert is a decadent, guilt-free dessert. Some reviewers recommend substituting vanilla extract for the almond extract.
Keto No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream
Make your own keto-friendly ice cream without a machine! Recipe creator France C says, "A mason jar and immersion blender are all you need to produce a creamy, decadent keto strawberry ice cream. This ice cream won't freeze rock hard like most no-churn ice creams can. The vodka is optional, however it really helps keep the ice cream scoopable, and you don't taste it!"
Keto Pumpkin Pie
"Pumpkin pie can be keto friendly when the crust is made of pecans and the filling is primarily pumpkin, eggs, and autumn spices," says recipe creator linda nofsinger.
Keto-Friendly Brownie Cakes
It's a brownie. It's a cake. It's keto-friendly. Recipe creator LadyCake says, "This recipe is really good for someone who is on the ketosis diet that just cannot forget about sugar! It is quick to prepare and pretty filling. The nice part about this recipe is that the soy flour and chocolate have dietary fiber, making it extremely low carb. The flour and chocolate for the whole recipe is 8g of carbs. You could eat the whole batch by yourself in one sitting if you choose."
Keto Matcha Mint Bars
This unique creation has a chocolate crust with creamy, mint filling. Recipe creator Angela Sackett Superhotmama says, "These bars are reminiscent of Thin Mints® in flavor. They're bright and refreshing and full of fats but low in carbs. They actually come together very quickly! Store in refrigerator; these will soften/melt at room temperature. Consume or freeze within 24 hours to avoid losing the bright green color."