Desserts can be tricky when you live with diabetes. You absolutely can have a sugary dessert like everyone else, but you may not always want to.

Sometimes a low-carb diabetic dessert that doesn’t mess up your blood sugar is a better option, and, luckily, there are plenty of delicious low-carb dessert recipes to choose from.

This is a list of some of my favorite low-carb diabetic desserts that will satisfy your need for sweet, gooey, and chocolaty goodness!

Tip: if you love pancakes for dessert, you should also check out my list of diabetes-friendly pancake recipes.

Easy diabetic desserts

What sweet things can a diabetic eat?

If you are anything like me, you probably like most of your desserts to be sweet. Savory desserts can be awesome as well, but it’s hard to beat a sweet dessert to end a great meal.

I have written a very detailed guide to the best sweeteners for people with diabetes that covers most of the natural and artificial sweeteners on the market. I highly recommend reading it, but if you only want the cliff notes, my favorite sweetener that doesn’t impact blood sugar is Stevia.

Sugar and sugar substitutes (honey, agave nectar, etc.) will obviously affect your blood sugar and artificial sweeteners and sugar alcohols can have unwanted side effects (typically digestive issues).

The recipes in this roundup use either Stevia or get their sweetness from other ingredients like fruit and berries.

What is a good dessert for people with diabetes?

I strongly believe that people living with diabetes can enjoy normal food – even occasionally desserts that are high in carbs. Sometimes, enjoying that one specific dessert you have been dreaming about is more important than having perfect blood sugar.

However, there are many ways to create delicious desserts that are (relatively) low-carb and sugar-free. Why not try some of these recipes and enjoy both a great dessert and great blood sugar?

The desserts on this list all have max. 20 grams of carbs per serving and some of them have a lot less.

Low-carb diabetic desserts

The diabetic desserts below are from Diabetes Strong and some of my favorite food blogs.

Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

These sugar-free and low-carb peanut butter cookies are a great healthy treat. Not only are they delicious but they are also made using just 5 ingredients!

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Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Keto Fat Bombs

These Chocolate Keto Fat Bombs are packed with five sources of healthy fat and contain only 4 grams of net carbs per serving.

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Chocolate keto fat bombs on a white plate

Protein Cheesecake

I make this healthy low carb protein cheesecake to satisfy my cheesecake cravings without blowing a whole week’s calorie budget. It’s simple, delicious, and only has 6 grams of carbs per serving.

Chick here for the recipe

Protein cheesecake on a dessert table

Healthy Chocolate Greek Yogurt Ice Cream

Frozen yogurt is just the perfect snack to cool down when it’s hot outside and this recipe only has 8 grams of carbs per serving (and 20 grams of protein!)

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Two bowls of chocolate yogurt ice cream with almonds and raspberries on top.

Raspberry & Banana Mousse

This raspberry & banana mousse is the perfect high protein snack and has a thick silky consistency (like thick whipped cream) without any of the unhealthy ingredients you usually find in anything as good as this.

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Raspberry banana mouse in a glass on top of mixed fresh berries

Pumpkin & Raspberry Muffins

These healthy raspberry pumpkin muffins taste so sinful that nobody will believe that they are actually low-carb, low-fat, and sugar-free when you tell them.

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3 pumpkin raspberry muffins on a cooling rack

Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Nothing says summer quite like a strawberry popsicle. Unfortunately, most popsicles are basically frozen sugar on a stick, and that simply won’t do for me. That’s why I created these healthy and homemade popsicles with Stevia!

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Sugar Free Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles on a bed of ice cubes and strawberries

Low-Carb Cheesecake

A gluten-free, low-carb cheesecake that has all the flavor and rich, creamy texture of traditional cheesecake without the unhealthy sugar! This is the perfect keto dessert for your family or friends to try. 

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Low-Carb Cheesecake

Easy Chocolate Fudge

This Chocolate Fudge Recipe is super simple, tasty, and just happens to be vegan, low carb, and keto!

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3 keto fudge pieces on top of each other

Keto Brownies

These decadent keto brownies are insanely delicious, crispy around the edges, and perfectly gooey in the middle. They are so rich that a few bites are all you need to get your chocolate fix. Only 4 grams of net carbs per serving!

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Keto Brownies

More diabetes-friendly recipes

If you want more healthy diabetic recipes, take a look at these recipe roundups:

I hope you found these low-carb diabetic dessert recipes useful. Please share your own favorite “diabetic desserts” in the comments!