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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 30 delicious keto Christmas dessert recipes for a yummy keto holiday. Your friends and family going to love them.
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30 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.
16) Low Carb Christmas Pudding
The British Christmas pudding is a popular and well-loved holiday dessert in a lot of homes this season.
And although the traditional version deals with things like flour, breadcrumbs, dried fruit, and tons of sugar, this low carb version keeps things way healthier and keto-friendly. And it still tastes every bit as delicious.
While the traditional version requires you to make it waaaay ahead of time, this keto-friendly version comes together in just 10 minutes. That’s right. Even your non-keto friends would go crazy over this.
17) Keto Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
These yummy crinkle cookies are blessed with all the chocolatey goodness you crave in a holiday cookie, minus the extra carbs. Soft and moist on the inside, and chewy on the outside
You’ll be very happy to know that each one of these lovely cookies packs less than 1g net carbs per cookie. So you can enjoy them without guilt.
18) Christmas Tree Cupcakes
These Christmas tree cupcakes are the perfect thing to serve at your next holiday party or gathering. And no one would’ve even guessed they were low carb.
All it takes is a few healthy swaps to bring these cupcakes to life. And they’re as yummy as can be.
19) Keto Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies
Chocolate and peppermint are truly a match made in heaven. And these yummy candy cane cookies are just what you want to be enjoying this Christmas.
Soft and tasty chocolate cookies, topped with crushed peppermint and a nice chocolate drizzle. It doesn’t really get much better than that. And it comes together easily in under 30 minutes from scratch too.
20) Keto Toffee With Pecans
Looking to indulge in some candy this holiday? This keto toffee (A.K.A Christmas crack) with pecan nuts is the perfect thing for you.
Not only is it super easy to make, it’s also way healthier than the classic version. A serving of this packs less than 80 calories, and delivers just about 1.5g net carbs. And it’s every bit as tasty.
21) Coconut Flour Keto Sugar Cookies
Just because it’s literally called a “sugar cookie”, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it on keto. These low carb sugar cookies made with coconut flour are actually 100% sugar and gluten free, and yet they’re so good.
Plus, it takes just 20 short minutes to whip these up (from start to finish). You certainly want these to be on your dessert table this year.
22) Keto Peppermint Bark
Another amazing holiday candy idea to try out, is this delicious low carb peppermint bark. If simple and easy had a face, it would look like this.
This tasty holiday candy requires just 3 primary ingredients and a couple of minutes to get the party started. But don’t let that deceive you. They come out really tasty, and deliver just 3g net carbs per serving.
23) Keto Chocolate Peppermint Shake
Eggnog isn’t the only drink that deserves some love this season. This keto chocolate peppermint shake has all the yumminess you’re looking for in a holiday drink, minus the guilt.
Creamy, delicious and easy to make, this low carb shake comes out at just 4g net carbs per serving. Yes please.
24) Keto Chocolate Brownies
There’s always room for brownies in any celebration. Especially when they’re as good looking and tasty as these ones.
These soft and gooey chocolate brownies, topped with additional dark and white chocolate and peppermint, are the definition of the perfect holiday treat. And you’d be surprised to know how easy they are to make.
25) Keto Peppermint Cream Pie
This delicious holiday pie features a nice choco-peppermint crust, a rich and tasty peppermint custard filling and whipped cream topping.
And you would’ve never guessed that this was keto-friendly. But it is. Each tasty serving packs just 2g net carbs, and yet it’s just so good.
26) Keto Gingerbread Cheesecake
The perfect holiday treat for any cheesecake lovers out there. This low carb gingerbread cheesecake incorporates the yummy flavors of holidays into your favorite treat.
It’s super easy to make, and really worth every hype it gets. And each serving delivers just 4g net carbs too.
27) Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Bites
Speaking of cheesecake, these chocolate peppermint cheesecake bites are a must-try. And you don’t even need to turn on your oven for this.
This yummy keto Christmas dessert features a nice and rich chocolate crust, topped with an equally tasty peppermint cheesecake layer, and drizzled with more chocolate for the big finish.
28) Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut butter and chocolate are another heavenly combination that’s sure to always be a hit. And these yummy chocolate peanut butter cookies are just the perfect thing for the season.
Soft, chewy and delicious chocolate cookies, with peanut butter surprise in the middle. This yummy keto Christmas dessert comes together pretty quickly too, in under 30 minutes from scratch, and is just so good.
29) Chocolate Christmas Tree Mousse Cups
These low carb mousse cups are one of the easiest things to make this season, and they turn out so good. It takes just 4 simple ingredients and a couple of minutes to bring these to life. And they’re sure to rock your holiday party.
30) Keto Shortbread Jam Thumbprint Cookies
Your regular thumbprint cookies may not be keto-friendly, but these are. Thanks to a few healthier swaps, these shortbread jam thumbprint cookies come out 100% sugar and gluten free.
And it takes only about 10 minutes to prep them. Each wholesome serving delivers just 4g net carbs. Your guests would no doubt love them too.
So there you have it. 30 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.
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