Easy Keto Desserts: 17 No-Bake Recipes
Living a keto lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy treats now and then! There are lots of ways to satisfy your cravings without going overboard in the sugar or carb department. In fact, many keto desserts are healthy enough to sub in for quick breakfast or afternoon snack.
If you’re itching for rich and decadent keto desserts (but don’t want to switch on your oven or stove), this list is for you. All of these easy keto dessert recipes supply the healthy fats you need, leave out the sugar, and require little or no cooking to prepare.
Keto Desserts: Cookies, Brownies, and Bars
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This 30-minute keto dessert is extra great because it requires zero cooking. Substitute almond butter for peanut butter, then add vanilla, cocoa powder, coconut flakes, and grass-fed butter to get your cookie fix without worrying about your blood sugar. At 8 net carbs per serving, they’re perfect for low-carb dieters. (And you can make smaller cookies with the batter for a strictly keto option.)
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If you’re a fan of coconut, you’ll love these super easy cookies. Just combine unsweetened shredded coconut with coconut oil, a little bit of xylitol, vanilla, and the tiniest pinch of salt, and you’ll have created what might be the world’s easiest keto dessert.
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Made from walnuts, cocoa powder, coconut milk, and a few other simple ingredients, these no-bake brownies get a decadent kick from a creamy chocolate coconut frosting. Plus, each serving is only 1 net carb. Chocoholics, rejoice!
Combine coconut, lime juice, collagen peptides, and matcha together for a sweet green keto dessert with benefits. These no-bake bars can help perk up your complexion and your brain while silencing your sugar cravings. Best of all, each bar is under 2 net carbs.
Like turmeric and cinnamon, ginger is a fantastic spice for fighting inflammation and fatigue. These easy no-bake cookies are a little spicy piece of heaven perfect for after dinner, or even as an afternoon snack. With a little over 4 net carbs per serving, they’re keto-friendly too.
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Can you really make a delicious keto dessert out of protein bars? Yes! Just add a little food processor and double boiler action, and voilà — shortbread cups that are perfect pre- or post-workout.
If you love cheesecake but want to keep it Bulletproof, soaked and blended cashews are your ticket. This easy keto dessert is full of coconut goodness and lemon zest, as well as blended cashews that create a cheesecake consistency. They’re sweet, creamy, and require only 30 minutes to put together.
Fat Bomb Keto Desserts
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Even though the original recipe calls for peanut butter, Bulletproof-friendly almond butter headlines this rich, fudge-like keto dessert just as well. With only two other ingredients (coconut flour and stevia), you can whip up this quick treat in a blender, and let it set in the fridge for a few hours before eating.
A combination of ground ginger, ground turmeric, and coconut gives these little fat bombs a nice blend of spicy and sweet (kind of like a chai latte). In addition to satiating healthy fats, you’ll be giving your body a good dose of anti-inflammatory power. Bonus: Only 1 net carb per serving.
These fat bombs prove that apples can be keto-friendly with the right approach. Their natural sweetness combines with warm cinnamon and buttery crumbs of “pie crust” for a satisfying keto dessert with just under 1 net carb.
Chocolate and Candy Keto Desserts
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Usually, lactose- and sugar-filled condensed milk is a keto no-no. However, this easy keto dessert uses a homemade version made from coconut milk and your sweetener of choice. After whipping up a batch of keto condensed milk, add it to unsweetened shredded coconut, almonds, coconut oil, and stevia-sweetened chocolate chips. This treat only sets you back 3 net carbs.
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Bacon and chocolate are a dream team, especially in this keto dessert that requires zero baking and only one other ingredient — chopped almonds. While this recipe calls for melting dark chocolate in the microwave, opt for doing it on the stove instead. Choose pastured, nitrate-free bacon for a more nutritious and Bulletproof-friendly bark at just over 5 net carbs per serving.
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These simple treats (all you need is a mixing bowl and an empty ice cube tray) are perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up, giving you a nice little burst of fat and caffeine. Use mold-free ground coffee to keep this keto dessert Bulletproof, and melt the coconut butter on the stove instead of the microwave.
Creamy Keto Desserts: Smoothies, Pudding, and Popsicles
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The base of this smoothie can be either two large eggs, almond butter, or coconut butter, so you can change it up according to your taste buds. Adding coconut milk, collagen powder, and MCT oil makes this easy keto dessert creamy and satisfying, all with only 5 net carbs.
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When you’re home alone and a sweet craving hits, try this simple avocado-based recipe made for one. Coconut milk and cacao amp up the richness, while a pinch of cinnamon keeps this keto dessert spicy. With lots of fiber and only 5 net carbs, you’ll want to make this pudding recipe every night.
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Need a high-fat, tropical escape? All you need to make these tart and creamy popsicles is a blender, popsicle molds, and a little bit of patience as they set in your freezer. Just make sure to sub in non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol for honey to keep things keto.
This cooling keto dessert adds a dose of anti-inflammatory power thanks to fresh ginger juice, collagen peptides, and a “turmeric drizzle” that will knock your socks off. These tasty pops are perfect for cooling down in the warmer months or adding spicy refreshment to your afternoon. Best of all? Each frosty pop is just 4 net carbs.
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