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8 Best Keto Dessert Recipes

Most of us have a dessert craving when we are on keto diet. At times, we also get attracted to the readymade sweets and desserts. Those who just can’t live without desserts face a really hard time during keto diet.

It is important to take care of the calorie intake in the desserts because any leniency could lead you to get out of ketosis. The recipes you are going to find below have been carefully substituted with the healthy choices.

The term known for the dessert craving is carbohydrate cravings. Being on a ketogenic diet plan, you generally cut off any type of carbohydrates and sweets come first. 

Your brain and your taste glands are generally familiar with the flavor of the desserts. When you see those desserts, your taste glands make you want to eat them.

You can surely stop the cravings by controlling them but you can also have a cheat day and eat low carbohydrate desserts. 

You can get them ready made but also make it at home. Some of the desserts can also be stored at home for further eating.

The recipes in this article have been tried and tested. This will help you to fight with the cravings in a healthier way. It has been kept in mind that there is lowest use of carbohydrates.

It is a must to buy certain ingredients such as erythritol, swerve, almond flour and keto chocolate chip cookies. Due to the modern health issues these ingredients are readily available in the market.

If you think that the recipes will be tough and it will be a tedious task to make these keto desserts, then let me clear it out. Some of the keto desserts require just 5-15 minutes of preparation time.

These are desserts which won’t require you to buy ice cream maker or any new device. You can either use your microwave or oven to cook them over.

Down below will be the recipes for the desserts.

Some most asked questions on the internet are ‘what all desserts can I eat during keto diet?’, ‘what are the best keto dessert recipes?’, ‘how can I satisfy my dessert craving when on keto diet?’ This article will give you lots of recipes to satisfy your dessert cravings.

Some of the recipes are:


Peanut butter with chocolate is considered to be the sweetest craving. If not in the form of bars, you could have it in sauce form as well.

To make it keto isn’t that big of a task because peanut is already considered to be the healthy choice in the keto diet.


  • Calories – 246
  • Carbohydrate – 7 grams
  • Protein – 7 gram
  • Fat – 23 gram
  • Time – 15 minutes
  • Serving – 8-10 people


  • ¾ cup Almond flour
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup swerve or keto sweetener
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup sugar free chocolate chips


  • Mix all the ingredients except chocolate chips together. Make sure to pat the peanut butter and almond flour so that the top surface is equal.
  • Place a parchment paper on the pan and shift the batter on the pan. Pat it again for an equal surface.
  • Melt the chocolate chips on the microwave or on the gas stove until it melts fully.
  • Spread the melted chocolate on the top of the batter.
  • Refrigerate the keto peanut butter chocolate bars for at least 5-6 hours.
  • Let the bars refrigerate completely so that it is chilled. The chilled keto bar tastes much more natural.
  • Cut the keto peanut butter chocolate bars with either a pastry cutter or using knives.
  • Serve it chilled for better taste.

 Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars


Have a group who’s on a low carbohydrate diet? Have a friend’s birthday that’s on keto diet? Why not make them a nice, fudgy, chocolaty Keto chocolate cake.

This keto chocolate cake will not only satisfy the craving for cake but will also taste like the actual high carbohydrate and freshly baked cake.


  • Carbohydrate – 5 gram per slice
  • Time – 40 minutes
  • Serving – 6-8 people


  • 2 cups of almond flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup coconut or almond milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup erythritol or swerve
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • The quantity is already mentioned above. All you need to do is to mix all the ingredients together.
  • Stirring the batter is the key to the spongy and fluffy cake. Make sure you stir it for at least 10-15 minutes.
  • Make sure that the cake batter forms a ribbon like structure while pouring. That is the consistency you require.
  • And if you want to make a double layer cake then you can double the batter and keep it in two separate pans.
  •  Grease the pan with coconut or olive oil. I personally prefer olive oil.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Spread the batter on to the pan and bake it for 15 minutes until it is ready.
  • You can also pour melted unsweetened cocoa as a frosting.
  • Refrigerate the cake and it is ready to serve.

Keto Chocolate Cake 


If you wish to be fancy and healthy with your keto dessert choices then keto lemon bars can be your first choice. It tastes fresh, natural and organic.

The main ingredient of this dessert is lemon which itself is a healthier choice. Lemon gives you energy and refreshes your body and mind.


  • Calories – 272
  • Carbohydrate – 4 grams
  • Fat – 26 gram
  • Protein – 8 grams
  • Time – 1 hour
  • Serving – 8 people


  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 cup erythritol, in powdered form
  • 3-4 lemons
  • 3-4 eggs
  • A pinch of salt


  • You need to divide certain ingredients into half. Mix butter, 1 cup almond flour, ¼ cup erythritol and a pinch of salt. Mix it thoroughly.
  • Place parchment paper on the pan and pour the batter on it, make sure that the surface seems even.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 350 F. Let it cool for 10 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, zest one of the lemons, squeeze all the other lemons, and add eggs, ¾ cup of erythritol, ¾ cup of almond flour and pinch of salt. Mix the batter thoroughly.
  • Pour the filling on the already baked crust. Bake it again for 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle a little erythritol and let it cool for 30 minutes.
  • Serve it with lemon slices.

Keto Lemon Bars



Keto diet can make anyone desire some sugary dessert. Keto desserts are perfect options. Keto cookies are the perfect dessert to satisfy the sweet tooth. It also contains valuable macronutrients.

Keto cookies are one of the easiest recipes you will find here which can be stored for days. They are low carbohydrate and do not bake cookies.


  • Calories – 174
  • Fat – 16 grams
  • Carbohydrate – 6 grams
  • Protein – 5 grams
  • Time – 30 minutes 


  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter or any other nut butter
  • 1 cup coconut, shredded
  • 4 drops of vanilla essence
  • 1 cup melted sweetener (either swerve or erythritol)
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder


  • Stir peanut butter until it is smooth. Add cocoa powder to it.
  • Add swerve and shredded coconut. Mix it well.
  • On a sheet pan add spoons of batter on parchment paper
  • Let it refrigerate and settle for 5-10 minutes
  • Serve it chilled.

Keto Cookies



Cookies are something which can be eaten as a snack and also as a dessert. It is healthy and will not get you out off ketosis.


  • Calories – 110
  • Carbohydrate – 3 grams
  • Protein – 3 grams 
  • Time – 30 minutes
  • Servings – 20 cookies


  • ¾ cup melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons melted cream cheese
  • ½ cup erythritol and stevia
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 cups almond flour


  • Mix butter, cream cheese, erythritol, stevia and using a hand mixer blend it together.
  • Make sure that it is fluffy and light in color.
  • Add vanilla extract, salt and egg. Beat it together yet again.
  • Add almond flour and mix it well.
  • Preheat the oven at 350 F. Place a parchment paper on the tray.
  • Using a cookie scoop, pour it on a parchment paper. Flatten it with your palm.
  •  Bake for about 15-20 minutes until it is golden in color.
  • Let it cool and serve it hot.

Keto Cream Cheese Cookies 



Ever heard of a dessert which can be prepared in 5 minutes? This is a mousse which is prepared in 5 minutes and is as tasty as any dessert.

It is sweet and creamy. It contains low carbohydrate and tastes like readymade mousse.

It won’t disrupt your ketogenic diet and will give you a flavorsome dessert.


  • Calories – 301
  • Fat – 5.6 gram
  • Carbohydrate – 5 grams
  • Protein – 6 grams 
  • Time – 5 minutes
  • Serving – 4 people


  • ½ cup whipped cream
  • 8 tablespoons cream cheese
  • ¼ cup organic and natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup swerve, powdered
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a bowl whip the cream until it becomes stiff. Let it set.
  • In another bowl, mix well cream cheese, peanut butter until it becomes smooth and creamy.
  • Add swerve and vanilla extract. Add a pinch of salt and mix it until it is smooth.
  • Add heavy cream only if the mixture is too thick. Do remember that the dessert should be keto friendly. So lesser the heavy cream, healthier the dessert.
  • Pour it in the dessert glasses or small bowls.
  • Serve it with low carbohydrate chocolate sauce.

Keto Peanut Butter Mousse 



Frankly, who doesn’t like brownies? Some of you might be finding keto brownies in this list. Never in this world could I have forgotten to mention brownies. 

Even if you are not on keto diet, you must shift to keto brownies because it is a healthier option.

The recipe I am going to share with you will get you a moist and fudgy layer on the inside and crispy layer on the top layer. 

This will definitely satisfy your craving for chocolate in just 1 gram carbohydrate.


  • Calories – 116
  • Carbohydrate – 1 gram per serving
  • Time – 30 minutes
  • Serving – 16 pieces


  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup erythritol
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon coffee
  • 10 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoon dark chocolate (prefer low carbohydrate one)
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a bowl mix together almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, erythritol and coffee.
  • Melt butter and chocolate together and mix it together. Whisk the eggs in it and add vanilla extract.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 F and place parchment paper on a pan. Grease it with olive oil.
  • To the batter, add dry ingredients and mix it well so that there is no clump left in it.
  • Transfer the batter in the baking pan and bake it for 20 minutes. You can make sure by inserting a toothpick, it must come out moist.
  • Cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate it according to your desire.
  • Cut it into pieces and serve it chilled.

 Keto Brownies


As the name suggests, they might look fat and round in shape but are actually made with low carbohydrate ingredients. 

Keeping in mind the people who crave for dessert and chocolates, this might be the one.

They are called fat bombs because they are rolled up in a chocolaty layer. It might require a little precision but it is actually worth the wait. 

These round shaped savory are just mouth watering.

Knowing the fact that they are keto friendly makes it much more special.


1 fat cookie
  • Calories – 137
  • Carbohydrate – 12 grams
  • Protein – 2 grams
  • Fat – 11 grams
  • Time – 45 minutes
  • Serving – 16 fat bomb cookies


  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup swerve
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cup almond flour
  • 18 tablespoon keto chocolate chips
  • 16 tablespoon sugar free chocolate chips


  • Beat the butter until light and fluffy. Also, mix sugar, salt and vanilla thoroughly.
  • Add almond flour and mix it well until it is consistent enough. Pour the keto chocolate chips and mix.
  • Cover with either plastic wrap or a plate and refrigerate it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Using a cookie scoop or your hands form 1 inch balls. In a tray place a parchment paper.
  • Melt sugar free chocolate chips and dip the 1 inch balls in it and place it on the parchment paper.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator until chocolate is hardened.
  • Serve it chilled.

Keto Fat Bomb Choco Chip Cookies


These are some of the keto recipes which not only will help you satisfy your craving but also in a healthier way. These keto recipes will take care of your carbohydrate intake. The best thing made by humankind is dessert so why not enjoy it.

Happy keto dessert eating!