The holiday season is here again and the celebration is in the air. Everyone seems to be dreaming of that special favourite meal to mark this season.
And as a keto dieter, you want to be able to enjoy the holidays without necessarily needing to cheat on your diet or fall off ketosis. Well the good news is, you can.
The ketogenic diet is far from boring. There are lots of delicious recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy every festive period while helping you burn fat and without you needing to cheat on your diet or regret eating the sweet stuff afterwards.
Christmas is around the corner, and you want to be able to enjoy the best Christmas cookies, cakes and more with your friends and family. Well you can and you’re about to.
Here are 15 delicious keto Christmas dessert recipes for a yummy keto holiday. Your friends and family going to love them.
P.S… If you want to enjoy the best of mouth-watering, festive keto recipes this holiday period, then check out this awesome keto holiday cookbook.
It’s loaded with lots of low carb and keto friendly holiday recipes for you to enjoy throughout the holidays with your loved ones without falling off keto. Enjoy the holidays keto style.
15 keto Christmas desserts
1) Ketogenic Trifle
Simple, easy and absolutely delicious, your friends and family won’t even believe you if you told them this was keto. It has everything needed to deliver an amazing flavour without the carbs or guilt.
This yummy keto trifle makes a wonderful dessert for Christmas.
2) Keto Pull-Apart Christmas tree
Eating your Christmas tree is way less crazier and way more delicious than it actually sounds. It uses cinnamon roll filling and the perfect keto dough to create a tree dessert that will light up your holidays.
This recipe is quite easy to prepare and only takes a little time, and yet delivers an amazing festive dessert/snack. Top it with cream cheese glaze and enjoy.
3) Peppermint Cream Ginger Cookies
Christmas isn’t Christmas without the cookies and milk. And if you’re looking for your Christmas spirit, these ginger flavoured cookies with peppermint frosting will do the trick.
They are real easy to prepare, and you only need less than 30 minutes to get it all ready. Plus, cookie delivers a great taste and at only 2g net carbs per cookie.
4) German Christmas Cookies
These soft and chewy Christmas cookies are quite simple and flavoured to perfection. You only need 5 ingredients to pull this off. And with only 1g net carbs per serving, I don’t see why not.
5) Chocolate orange spritz cookies
These yummy chocolate orange spritz cookies serve as a wonderful keto Christmas dessert recipe. You could enjoy them as a little snack or package them as a gift to your loved ones.
Rich in flavour and with a wonderful orange zest, you could whisk this up in only about 30 minutes and it’s pretty easy to prepare them regardless of the quantity.
And with only 2g net carbs per serving, you’ll be wanting more. Decorate with crushed nuts or mini M and Ms and dip in chocolate for the big finish.
6) Low Carb Gingerbread Men
The gingerbread man is a staple when it comes to the Christmas and holiday seasons. Now you can enjoy it on the keto diet as well. These low carb gingerbread men are nice and tender. Not too hard and not too soft.
A low carb royal icing is used for the decorations to spice it up. Combine this with your favourite low carb milk and enjoy.
7) Low Carb Santa Hat Brownies
These low carb santa hat brownies are very easy to prepare and feature 3 layers. The yummy chocolate brownie layer, the cream cheese filling and the strawberry. The flavour combination is one of the best.
It’s pretty simple and yet looks pretty amazing as well. This keto Christmas dessert recipe is definitely one to try out.
8) Healthy Low-Carb Marshmallows
Even though regular marshmallows basically have sugar as their main ingredient, you can still make it work by using a few substitutions to make the marshmallows keto friendly.
These delicious marshmallows are just like the real deal and are perfect for the holidays. Dip in melted chocolate and top with coconut flakes or crushed nuts and enjoy.
9) Keto Jelly Slice
This keto Christmas dessert recipe is quite easy to make and delivers a great taste too. It has 3 layers. The almond meal layer at the bottom, the low carb condensed milk layer in the middle and the jelly layer at the top.
The difference in the textures and how it all comes together to create one yummy combo is what makes this recipe so special.
10) Grain-free Christmas Rum Balls
These yummy rum balls have all the good chocolatey goodness without the extra sugar and guilt. You only need 15 simple minutes to get this done and it’s just as good as the regular ones. Plus, it’s healthier.
If you’re not a fan of alcohol on the keto diet, you could always swap the rum out for some coconut milk or vanilla extract. Either ways, you’ll get a delicious and mouth-watering keto Christmas dessert recipe ready to go.
11) Keto Neapolitan Chia Pudding
Chia seeds are among the best seeds to consume on a ketogenic diet. And this recipe takes chia pudding to a whole new level, by adding layers to give you a mix of chocolatey, vanilla and strawberry goodness.
It’s pretty easy to make and contains only 4g net carbs per serving. No one would believe if you told them it was low carb or even keto
12) Keto eggnog
Eggnogs are a holiday favourite for a lot of people and homemade eggnogs seem to be the best way to go. Less carbs, more keto friendly, plus, you get to tweak it to your taste.
This simple keto eggnog is creamy, rich in flavour and super nutritious as well.
13) Yule Log Cake – buche de noel
The yule log or “buche de noel” is a popular cake enjoyed around the Christmas period. And luckily, you don’t have to miss out on it even on a keto diet. This version is low carb, gluten free and absolutely delicious.
Great taste, rich in flavour and won’t throw you out of ketosis. It’s the perfect keto Christmas dessert to enjoy with your family.
14) Keto Pecan Snowball Cookies
Pecans are one of the best low carb nuts you can enjoy on a keto diet. They are super rich in nutrients and deliver a great taste to foods. These yummy keto pecan snowball cookies can definitely attest to that.
You only need about 5 simple ingredients to get this going and you can enjoy them as they melt in your mouth. Each serving is less than 1g net carbs, which is absolutely amazing.
15) Low carb chocolate lasagna
This yummy no-bake low carb dessert has the chocolate and creamy goodness to make any non-keto person jealous. It uses a chocolate cookie crust with cream cheese, chocolate pudding and whipped cream.
Apart from being quite easy, you won’t believe this all comes down to only 4g net carbs per serving. Plus, no one would even know its keto.
So there you have it. 15 easy and delicious keto Christmas dessert recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth during the holidays. You can enjoy these yummy recipes with friends and family without needing to cheat on your diet or fall off ketosis.
Also remember to check out the keto holiday cookbook to get the best of delicious and fat burning keto recipes to enjoy during the holidays.
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Merry Christmas and a happy new year!