Sweet snacks are not normally thought about when you decide to begin following a keto diet.
Chocolate, candy, and cakes, it’s all considered bad on a keto diet as you are aiming to lower your sugar and carbohydrate consumption.
However, there are ways for you to enjoy a sweet treat every now and then without coming off your keto diet.
Below are 7 fantastic keto sweet snacks that will help save you from sugar cravings.
Whether you need a midnight snack or something to help you get over that breakup, there is a sweet treat for you!
1. Mini Keto Cheesecakes
Bite-sized cheesecakes are excellent party and work-related treats. These cheesecakes are bursting with protein and are the ideal choice if you need to provide something for the family to share.
These Mini Keto Cheesecakes are easy to make and use ingredients you already have in your pantry.
Begin by mixing your almond flour, butter, powdered erythritol, and vanilla until they come together.
Divide your crust into 9 separate cupcake casing and pack them in until firm. Bake for around 8 minutes and leave to cool.
Now you can begin to work on your filling. Mix the cream cheese and powdered erythritol until creamy. Add the remaining ingredients and mix together.
Spoon the mixture over the crust and bake for 30 minutes. Once done, allow them to cool before removing the casing.
You can add a topping of keto-friendly chocolate chips or even some fresh fruit. Fresh strawberries or raspberries add the perfect sourness to this sweet treat.
Anyone with a hand mixer and an oven can make these Mini Keto Cheesecakes. Then, store them in the refrigerator for a delicious snack throughout the week!
2. Pecan Pie Keto Fat Bombs
On a hot summer’s day nothing beats a fresh slice of pecan pie with fresh cream.
But it is full of sugar and is not going to help you reach your goals. These Pecan Pie Keto Fat Bombs are the perfect substitute.
For the tastiest fat bombs, we combined pecans with nuts, seeds, and our Keto White bar. In addition to having lots of ketogenic fat, they also have a ton of protein and fiber!
When it comes to making these delicious bite-sized treats, make sure not to over-process the mixture. This can make them too moist and impossible to shape or firm.
You can also store them in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.
Ideal if you need a healthy, yummy snack on the go. Did we mention they take less than 20 minutes to make?
This recipe uses a selection of seeds for fiber and healthy fats but you can use whatever seeds you enjoy for a gorgeous flavor.
Don’t forget the cinnamon for that added warmth in your tummy.
Make these Pecan Pie Keto Fat Bombs to ensure you always have a keto-friendly sweet snack any time of the day.
3. Low-Carb Snowball Cookies
These shortbread-style biscuits, often known as butterballs, are simple to convert to a low-carb diet with small substitutions.
In order to make delectable keto treats with almost no net carbs, this keto recipe combines butter, almond flour, and ground nuts.
You’ll be dusting with powdered erythritol rather than powdered sugar.
Snowball Cookies are the perfect snack or dessert for birthday parties, BBQs, or even weddings.
They go down a treat during the holiday season with a fresh cup of keto-friendly hot chocolate.
The trick is to toast your pecans and almond flour until fragrant. This unleashes their flavor and makes each bite truly delicious.
Customizing these cookies is not too difficult. For instance, you may substitute chopped walnuts or hazelnuts for pecans.
By substituting coconut oil for the butter and adding a teaspoon or two of almond milk in place of the egg, you can also make these cookies vegan.
You want to make sure to coat the cookies with powdered erythritol while they are still hot. The heat provides a small coating of moisture which helps the sweetener stick.
You can serve these balls of heaven on their own or keep them in the refrigerator for up to 7 days for a quick snack that you and the kids can enjoy when you need a pick-me-up.
4. Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Bark
In need of a grocery shop and only have limited supplies to create a delicious snack.
This Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Bark only needs 3 ingredients to make something delicious.
Using sugar-free dark chocolate, raw pumpkin seeds, and a pinch of sea salt, you have a delicious snack that will help curb those cravings.
Begin by melting your dark chocolate until it is running and spread it onto a sheet of parchment paper.
Make sure it is thick enough to break into pieces. Sprinkle over a teaspoon of fresh pumpkin seeds and a pinch of sea salt.
Now you simply pop your chocolate into the freezer for 5-10 minutes until it is completely set. Break it into small pieces and serve.
This is a great treat that everyone can enjoy while getting in some healthy fats.
Although, the kids may not enjoy dark chocolate.
This snack is great for storing in the refrigerator for up to ten days when sealed tightly.
When bringing these barks with you on a trip or to the office, wrap them in a little piece of aluminum foil to minimize melting.
Since MCTs have been added to the keto chocolate in this recipe, you’ll gain tons of keto energy from this treat. The protein-rich pumpkin seeds help you feel full longer.
5. Keto Chocolate Almond Wafers
Sometimes chocolate just isn’t enough to satisfy your cravings. These Keto Chocolate Almond Wafers use with real ingredients making these healthier than snacks you’ll find at the store.
Begin by mixing together the cream butter and erythritol. Once combined, fold in your eggs and dry the ingredients until smooth.
Now, you can add the chocolate and scoop them out onto a piece of plastic wrap and roll it into a log.
Make sure to refrigerate the mixture for 1-2 hours until firm.
Line a baking tray with parchment paper, unwrap the log, and cut the dough into wafer pieces before baking for 10-11 minutes. Allow them to cool completely before serving.
Storing the wafers in the refrigerator for up to a week or the freezer for up to three months when kept in an airtight container is great.
The dough is also great for freezing, then thawed overnight in the refrigerator before being cut to form wafers.
These Keto Chocolate Almond Wafers are perfect for picnics in the sun or a relaxing afternoon on the beach.
You and the family can enjoy a chocolatey snack while making memories that will last a lifetime.
6. Keto Hot Chocolate
There are many ways to get your sweet fix and this Keto Hot Chocolate recipe is perfect to warm you up.
Once you get comfortable with your keto diet, you can begin to experiment with the ingredients you have at your disposal.
This delicious and rich keto hot chocolate is incredibly simple to make. It does include a lot of fat, so make sure to include it in your daily macros.
Even while it has fewer carbohydrates and is higher in healthy fats than a “regular” hot chocolate, it is SO worth it because it is just as tasty, if not better, than that.
On a chilly day, this is the ideal low-carb dessert beverage. Slowly combining the ingredients over low heat while your hot chocolate warms up is a relaxing process.
All you need is cocoa powder, sweetener, almond milk, cream, and coconut milk.
Once your hot chocolate comes together, don’t forget to top it with some low-sugar whipped cream and marshmallows for the complete effect!
7. Peanut Butter Mousse
In the mood for a sweet dessert without completely wrecking your diet? This Peanut Butter Mousse is the perfect way to finish off any meal.
Beat your cream cheese until creamy and smooth before adding the peanut butter, cacao, and stevia. Mix until combined and smooth.
Now you just spoon it into a bowl and enjoy it with whipped cream on top.
This is an extremely quick and simple dessert that will satisfy every craving you have. Add some dark chocolate chips for an even better flavor and crunch.
You can serve this at dinner parties or when you need a quick snack to keep you going!
Everyone needs something sweet from time to time. Whether it is a super sour piece of candy or a delicious chocolate bar, a little sweetness can go a long way.
Above are 7 fantastic sweet snacks that are perfect for your keto diet. Each one is created at home with very little effort.
All you need is the ability to mix and turn on your oven in order to accomplish a wonderful treat.
Remember to make plenty of each sweet snack to give you variety throughout the week. No one wants to eat the same thing every day!