33 Easy (and Most Importantly, Delicious) Christmas Keto Desserts

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Yes, keto Christmas cookies and low carb fudge exist – and they’re amazing.

Going  keto doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice your Christmastime goodies for the holidays. Although sugars, high-carb flours, and some fruits are off limits, there’s a variety of seasonally-inspired alternatives to look forward to. From festive candies, pies, and baked confections, this handy list compiles all the best desserts that are both wholesome and mindful.

If you love eggnog, you gotta try the sugar-free latte that kicks Starbucks versions to the curb. Craving eggnog for dessert? Check out the mini eggnog cheesecakes with dairy-free cream. For the peppermint fans, there’s melt-in-your-mouth chocolate fat bombs, peppermint hot cocoa, and even the classic peppermint patty.

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Looking for holiday cookie swaps? We’ve got you covered! Choose from cookie flavors like pecan pie, chocolate cloud, or almond haystacks. Whichever suits your mood, you’re bound to find something the whole family will love.

So go ahead, enjoy all the flavors of the holiday season! We promise they’ll keep you keto and merry this Christmas.

Keto Eggnog Cheesecakes


Indulge in an eggnog-flavored mini cheesecake – made in a muffin tin – and still feel good about it later.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Eggnog Cheesecakes

Dairy-Free Eggnog Rocket Fuel Latte


An eggnog latte is just the thing to cap off a holiday meal. Enjoy this dairy-free version to keep your body in ketosis, while boosting up healthy fats.

Recipe: Healthful Pursuit | Dairy-Free Eggnog Rocket Fuel Latte

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fat Bombs


Chocolate chip cookies deserve a place on the dessert menu, but why not shake things up and serve them as fat bombs instead?

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fat Bombs

Peppermint Hot Chocolate


Hot chocolate is a holiday mainstay, and peppermint makes everything more festive. This version will keep you on track with your keto goals and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Whipped Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies


These melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies are just begging to be dunked in your next cup of tea or coffee.

Recipe: Food Faith Fitness | Whipped Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies

Keto Raspberry Bread


Lightly sweet, thanks to the addition of fresh raspberries, this keto bread recipe is perfect for a Christmas breakfast or dessert spread.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Raspberry Bread

Salted Caramel Energy Balls


Salted caramel has become a major holiday staple and now you can enjoy that salty-sweet combination in Paleo and Keto form.

Recipe: The Big Man’s World | Salted Caramel Energy Balls

Keto Chocolate Frosty


Chocolate milkshakes are always a dreamy addition! Make these even more festive with a little bit of (sugar-free) peppermint extract.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Chocolate Frosty

Peppermint Fat Bombs


These four-ingredient peppermint fat bombs look and taste like keto peppermint patties!

Recipe: Ditch the Carbs | Peppermint Fat Bombs

Fancy Low Carb Hot Chocolate


Hot chocolate is always satisfying, especially when it’s intensely rich and thick. Opt for sugar-free chocolate, coconut cream, and stevia or monk fruit sweetener to keep your drink keto and Paleo.

Recipe: Wholesome Yum | Fancy Low Carb Hot Chocolate

3-Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Haystacks


Part-cookie, part-candy, these 3-ingredient haystacks are the Paleo-keto sweet of your dreams. Be sure to opt for a keto-friendly chocolate when whipping these up.

Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | 3-Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Haystacks

Chocolate Gelatin Pudding


This ultra-creamy chocolate pudding can be dressed up with peppermint, whipped coconut cream, berries, and shaved dark chocolate for an ultra-festive dessert.

Recipe: Grass Fed Girl | Chocolate Gelatin Pudding

Keto Chocolate Cloud Cookies


Here’s another recipe perfect for the Christmas cookie swap: meringue-based chocolate cloud cookies.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Chocolate Cloud Cookies

Keto Ginger Coconut Cookies


Ginger-spiced, shortbread-like cookies that melt in your mouth. Yum!

Recipe: Keto Summit | Keto Ginger Coconut Cookies

Dairy-Free Eggnog


This eggnog accomplishes the near impossible: It’s creamy, sweet and rich, but totally keto and Paleo-friendly. Skip the optional maple syrup and alcohol add-ins if you’re strictly Paleo/keto.

Recipe: Tasty Yummies | Dairy-Free Eggnog

Almond Butter Fudge


We love making fudge during the holiday season and this nutty recipes helps us keep things keto and Paleo.

Recipe: Keto Summit | Almond Butter Fudge

Keto Avocado Chocolate Brownies


Every holiday season requires one (or more) batch of brownies, right? These keto brownies are made with healthy fat-filled avocados and superfood cacao.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Avocado Chocolate Brownies

Keto Pumpkin Pie


Yes, you can enjoy classic pumpkin pie this Christmas – and keep things keto and Paleo, too!

Recipe: Life Made Sweeter | Keto Pumpkin Pie

Layered Peppermint Patties


Not only do these peppermint patties have a pretty layered effect, but they also boast shredded coconut. Think of them as a keto-friendly cross between mounds and peppermint patties.

Recipe: Keto Summit | Layered Peppermint Patties

Keto Cacao Donuts


Pro tip: These uber-chocolatey donuts taste especially good Christmas morning with a hot cocoa.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Cacao Donuts

Sugar-Free Coconut Pudding


These sugar-free, dairy-free coconut pudding cups are plenty festive when topped with red berries, dark chocolate and maybe some nuts if they fit into your macros.

Recipe: Sugar Free Mom | Sugar-Free Coconut Pudding

Low Carb Glazed Orange Scones


Scones are crispy, crunchy and sweet, but rarely low carb. These ones are totally keto, though!

Recipe: Real Balanced | Low Carb Glazed Orange Scones

Orange and Walnut Chocolate Fat Bombs


Oranges, cinnamon, and dark chocolate make for one rich and sweet holiday confection in this recipe.

Recipe: KetoDiet | Orange and Walnut Chocolate Fat Bombs

Dairy-Free Keto Ice Cream


Vanilla ice cream is the perfect accompaniment to your holiday pies, but you can also make Christmas sundaes decked out with peppermint and dark chocolate.

Recipe: Pretty Pies | Dairy-Free Keto Ice Cream

Strawberry Cashew Fat Bombs


Strawberries and cashews come together for a sweet treat bursting with healthy fats.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Strawberry Cashew Fat Bombs

No-Bake Pecan Pie Cookies


Enjoy your pecan pie in cookie form with these keto-friendly pecan pie cookies – no oven necessary.

Recipe: The Big Man’s World | No-Bake Pecan Pie Cookies

Coffee and Cream Pie


Have your coffee and eat it too! This coffee and cream pie is keto, Paleo, vegan, and ready to hit your holiday table.

Recipe: Pretty Pies | Coffee and Cream Pie

Cranberry Crack Bars


Whip up these decadent cranberry bars at home (complete with coconut and chocolate).

Recipe: The Big Man’s World | Cranberry Crack Bars

Easy Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies


Chocolate chip cookies are a classic for a reason; use this flourless recipe as the cookies you leave for “Santa,” then eat them yourself.

Recipe: Healy Eats Real | Easy Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sugar-Free Macaroons


These sugar-free macaroons are crisp, sweet, and loaded with healthy fats thanks to the shredded coconut. Opt for stevia as a keto-friendly sweetener.

Recipe: Ditch the Carbs | Sugar-Free Macaroons

Classic Vanilla Coconut Flour Cake


This recipe is a classic vanilla cake, but it could easily be dressed up with any Christmas topping you dream up!

Recipe: Healy Eats Real | Classic Vanilla Coconut Flour Cake

Low-Carb 3-Ingredient Fudge


This chocolate fudge looks just like the old-fashioned stuff, but tastes even better – plus it doesn’t require a candy thermometer.

Recipe: Elana’s Pantry | Low-Carb 3-Ingredient Fudge

3-Ingredient Snowball Cookies


This fluffy cookies are a cinch to make and filled with heavenly coconut flavor.

Recipe: The Big Man’s World | 3-Ingredient Snowball Cookies


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