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Keto Desserts: 50 Decadent Recipes

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Going keto can be challenging, as it can feel like your favorite foods are no longer on the table. This is especially noticeable, when it comes to desserts. That’s why we’ve compiled this great list of 50 keto dessert recipes. You’re sure to find something that will quiet down even your worst sugar cravings. So without further ado, grab a plate and fork – and let’s get to the list!

1. Keto Brown Butter Blondies

keto butter blondies

Blondies are a classic dessert treat, but this recipe cuts out all of the harmful sugar. Swap the chocolate chips and walnuts with any of your favorite keto-friendly ingredients, or simply enjoy this as is. One thing’s for sure – you’ll definitely be coming back for seconds.

2. Keto Cupcakes

low carb brownies

Cupcakes are standard at every birthday party – but there’s no need to gain weight when you eat them. This delicious keto recipes takes all the flavor from the classic – but removes all the sugar. Try topping with sugar-free chocolate chips, to add even more decadence.

3. Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

keto chocolate chip cookies

Our favorite cookie of all-time is probably chocolate chip. These cookies remove the sugar, add protein, and yet still retain that same familiar flavor. Mix some cocoa powder into the almond flour, for chocolate-chocolate chip cookies.

4. Keto Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? This low-carb version does a great job at mimicking the indulgent dessert classic. You can try adding some keto whipped cream to the top, for even more flavor.

5. Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Peanut butter. Chocolate. Keto. We’re definitely in. These bars are tasty, easy to make, and are far healthier than the traditional version.

6. Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Fat Bombs

chocolate chip cookie fat bombs

Like chocolate chip cookies? Like fat bombs? Then you have to check out this recipe. It’s truly hard to believe it’s keto, as these fat bombs certainly taste like they’re loaded with sugar.

7. Keto Avocado Brownies

keto avocado brownies

Keto brownies are already perfect, but this unique recipe adds in the popular avocado. You can mix and match different keto-friendly nuts (like walnuts), or add extra sugar-free chocolate chips, to add even more chocolate taste.

8. Keto Chocolate Chip Muffins

keto chocolate chip muffins

We love chocolate chip muffins, but we don’t love gaining weight. These keto muffins solve that problem, as they’re low in net carbs, but big on flavor.

9. Keto Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut butter pie is rich and creamy – undoubtedly one of the smoothest desserts there is. This keto variation retains the essence of the traditional recipe, but removes all the unhealthy sugar.

10. Keto Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

keto double chocolate chip cookies

What’s better than chocolate chip cookies? Double chocolate chip cookies, of course. This low-carb recipe will satisfy your taste buds, but also keep your waistline in check.

11. Keto Butter Pecan Cookies

butter pecan cookies

Butter pecan is one of those absolutely perfect flavor combinations. These cookies have a great mix of crispy and nutty texture, and they also dip well into coconut or almond milk.

12. Keto Pumpkin Mug Cake

keto pumpkin mug cake

Making desserts in a mug is just more fun. This innovative keto pumpkin mug cake is no exception to that rule. You can add a dash of extra cinnamon, to bring out even more taste from this mug-friendly cake.

13. Keto Chocolate Coconut Cups

chocolate coconut cups

If you love peanut butter cups, you will most assuredly love this recipe. Replacing sugar with your favorite keto-friendly sweetener, this ultra-simple recipe will taste like it was made by a professional chef.

14. Keto Butter Pecan Ice Cream

keto butter pecan ice cream

Ice cream is delicious in almost any capacity, but butter pecan ice cream is extra indulgent. This keto variation replaces the sugar with Swerve, but the taste still remains heavenly.

15. Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

pumpkin cheesecake mousse

There’s a reason this recipe has been shared over 150,000 times – it’s phenomenal. All the flavor of sugary cheesecake, mousse, and classic pumpkin – but with none of the guilt.

16. Keto Coconut Mocha Donuts

keto mocha donuts

Keto donuts are a great way to curb those carb cravings. This coconut mocha recipe adds even more of a twist, but still retains a great flavor profile.

17. Keto Chocolate Bark With Bacon And Almonds

bacon almond chocolate bark

Chocolate bark is crispy, tasty, and a perfect dessert for any time of year. This keto version contains bacon and almonds, so it packs in even more flavor.

18. Keto Chocolate Pie

sugar free chocolate pie

Pie is one of the richest desserts, with its thick crust and dense filling. This keto chocolate pie removes all the blood sugar spiking badness, but keeps all of the classic taste.

19. Keto Blueberry Scones

blueberry scones

Scones are a European delight, and this keto version adds in the healthiest fruit – blueberries. You can drizzle sugar-free frosting over top, to really complete your brunch.

20. Keto Gingerbread Cookies

keto gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread cookies are most well-known for their popularity during the holidays. But you can make them year-round. This keto modification to the traditional recipe replaces flour with almond flour, and sugar with monk fruit.

21. Keto Cheesecake Fat Bombs

Cheesecake is delightful on its own as a dessert. But this unique recipe combines cheesecake with fat bombs, to make for a very exciting dessert.

22. Keto Cinnamon And Sugar Donuts

We all probably enjoy donuts, but they are definitely off-limits on keto. That is, until these low-carb cinnamon and sugar donuts came along.

23. Keto One Minute Brownie

low carb brownie

This recipe takes only one minute to prepare, tastes great, and is 100% keto. What’s not to love about that?

24. Keto Mini Cinnamon Roll Cheesecakes

cinnamon roll cheesecakes

These mini cinnamon roll cheesecakes are very innovative. The taste of cinnamon rolls and cheesecake all in one, the delicious frosting, and all with only one gram of net carbs. A simply unbeatable combination.

25. Keto Fudge

keto fudge

Fudge is a rich dessert option, but it is unfortunately also loaded with sugar. This keto adaptation tastes just like the real thing, but contains only four ingredients, and has less than one gram of net carbohydrates.

26. Keto Chocolate Donuts

keto chocolate donuts

Chocolate donuts are a rich favorite for essentially anyone who loves sugar, but this keto variation contains only 5 grams of net carbs. You can get this total even lower, by using sugar-free chocolate chips.

27. Keto Chocolate Frosty

If you love soft serve ice cream and milkshakes, this keto take on both will be deeply satisfying for you. Perfect for any time you feel a carb craving coming on.

28. Keto Death By Chocolate Cake

Possibly the most decadent entry on the entire list, this aptly named dessert tastes like it has far more sugar in it that it actually does. With only 5 grams of net carbohydrates, you can indulge all day long, if desired.

29. Keto Cinnamon Bun Fat Bomb Bars

cinnamon bun fat bombs

This is another decadent recipe, with the taste of cinnamon buns combined with the taste of fat bombs. While this recipe may look unhealthy, the truth is, it will provide you with a huge dose of much-needed brain fuel – when following a keto protocol.

30. Keto Almond Pistachio Fat Bombs

almond pistachio fudge

You don’t see that many keto recipes containing pistachio flavor – especially not for dessert. But these tasty fat bombs buck the trend, and do it in style.

31. Keto Peppermint Patties

peppermint patties recipe

A classic childhood favorite, this keto replacement for peppermint patties hits all the right notes. These patties are sweet, chocolatey, and only contain 2 grams of net carbohydrates per serving.

32. Keto Coconut Chocolate Bars

coconut bars

If you love coconut candy bars, this is the recipe for you. With a taste similar to your favorite junk food, but the nutrition of a standard low carb treat – they are simply unbeatable.

33. Keto Dark Chocolate Fudge Protein Cake

dark chocolate fudge protein cake

The only thing better than chocolate, is dark chocolate. This keto dessert is loaded with protein, contains tons of rich chocolatey goodness, but still only has a small amount of net carbs. We recommend replacing the chocolate chips in this recipe with sugar-free chips, to bring down the net carbohydrates even further.

34. Keto Blackberry Coconut Fat Bombs

low carb blackberry fat bomb

Blackberry is a very underutilized ingredient in the keto world. With lots of nutrients, an excellent antioxidant profile, and plenty of flavor – blackberries can make any recipe more exciting. These coconut fat bombs are no exception, as they greatly benefit from the sweet taste of the blackberries included in the mix.

35. Keto Ice Cream

keto ice cream

It’s pretty incredible that you can create keto-friendly ice cream with just four ingredients. Try mixing in some sugar-free chocolate chips and mint flavor, to add another flavor to try.

36. Keto Chocolate Cupcakes

With a chocolate cake base, and rich vanilla frosting, these cupcakes are perfect for any sweet occasion. If you are suffering from carb cravings, these low-carb favorites should knock them right out.

37. Keto Two Minute Mug Cake

Our friends at Perfect Keto came up with this delicious recipe, and they did not disappoint. In just two minutes, you can have a rich keto cake – all made inside a mug.

38. Keto Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is probably the best part about Thanksgiving, but it is unfortunately also loaded with carbohydrates. This keto-fied version keeps all of the flavor of the classic, but has only a few grams of net carbohydrates.

39. Keto Super Fudge Brownies

keto super fudge brownies

With over 60,000 shares on social media, these super fudgy brownies are very tasty. You can modify them in any number of ways, including by adding walnuts, almonds, or macadamia nuts. The possibilities are endless.

40. Keto Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are a lighter dessert, and this keto version brings the net carbs down to just 4 grams per serving. With a nice, tart flavor, they’re perfect for any parties, as well as just to enjoy on your own.

41. Keto Cookie Dough Ice Cream

cookie dough ice cream

If there’s one thing we love more than ice cream, it’s cookie dough. But with this recipe, we don’t have to choose between the two. You can get your fix for both ice cream and cookie dough – all while keeping the net carbs to a minimum.

42. Keto Pecan Crescents

pecan crescents

Pecan is a very underused flavor for keto desserts, and these crescents are a perfect way to stay keto during the holidays.

43. Keto Peanut Butter And Chocolate Pie

If you like peanut butter and chocolate, this is the recipe for you. It has been shared over 13,000 times on social media, and it’s easy to taste why.

44. Keto Pumpkin Muffins

We love a good pumpkin muffin, and this keto variation adds cream cheese to the center. Just two words are really needed to describe this recipe – absolutely delicious.

45. Keto Thin Mints

keto thin mints

This girl scout classic has been keto-fied – and you’ll be very pleased with the results. With over 115,000 shares on social media, the opinion is unanimous – this is a perfect recipe.

46. Keto Walnut Snowballs

walnut snowballs

Walnuts are criminally underused in the keto approach, and these unique holiday snowballs show us just why walnuts should not be overlooked. We recommend pairing these snowballs with keto hot chocolate, or your favorite keto coffee.

47. Keto Oreo Cookies

keto oreo cookies

With over 29,000 shares on social media, these keto Oreos are a great way to kick even your worst sugar cravings. With a taste and texture just like the real thing, these are perfect for any occasion.

48. Keto Chocolate Silk Pie

This silk pie is a perfect way to end a great meal, and it also pairs well with tea, hot chocolate, or any other warm beverage. Bon appétit!

49. Keto Double Chocolate Muffins

chocolate muffins

What’s better than a keto chocolate muffin? A double chocolate muffin, of course. Make sure you hide these from your spouse or significant other – otherwise they’ll be gone in no time.

50. Keto Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

Last but certainly not least, this keto pumpkin spice mug cake is perfect for a cold winter day, or makes for a quick treat in the summertime. Ready in just 5 minutes, you’ll be enjoying keto decadence in no time!

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Author

Casey Thaler, NASM-CPT, FNS

Casey is one of the most highly-regarded voices in the paleo and keto communities. He has written over 200 articles on health, science, nutrition, and fitness. As a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer and fitness nutrition specialist, he has also helped thousands of people lose weight, look younger, and live their healthiest lives. He is also the author of the best-selling title, The Essential Instant Pot Keto Cookbook.

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