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18 Delicious Sugar-Free Desserts

Whether you have diabetes, are trying out the keto diet, or are simply trying to eat healthier, these sugar-free desserts are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Sugar-Free CheesecakeCourtesy SUGAR FREE LONDONER

Sugar-Free Cheesecake

Turn your kitchen into your own Cheesecake Factory with this dreamy dessert created by Sugar Free Londoner. The tartness of the freshly-sliced strawberries and raspberries perfectly balance out the rich cheesecake filling and buttery almond flour crust. Bonus: It’s keto-friendly, too!

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Fudge

Low on sugar doesn’t have to mean low on flavor. Just take a bite of this chocolate fudge, which doesn’t have sugar but tastes just as good as the real deal. Using cream cheese, unsweeted chocolate and your choice of sugar substitute, it comes together in mere minutes.

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Sugar-Free Birthday CakeCourtesy Sugar Free Sprinkles

Sugar-Free Birthday Cake

Have your cake and eat it, too, with this gorgeous triple-layer birthday cake from Sugar Free Sprinkles. The recipe calls for a decadent sugar-free buttercream frosting, plus a handful of sugar-free sprinkles for decor.

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Sugar-Free Strawberry Pretzel SaladCourtesy The Cookie Rookie

Sugar-Free Strawberry Pretzel Salad

There are plenty of Jell-O desserts out there, but this strawberry pretzel salad created by The Cookie Rookie is arguably one of the most well-known (and well-loved). It makes an appearance at family dinners and cookouts everywhere, and this sugar-free version is the perfect balance of sweet and salty, and creamy and crunchy.

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Sugar-Free Apple Pie

It might not be Grandma’s apple pie but this sugar-free alternative comes pretty darn close! It’s easy enough to make (use this pastry dough recipe) and reviewers rave that you can’t even taste the artificial sweetener. We’ll take another slice, please.
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No-Bake Millionaire ShortbreadCourtesy The Big Man’s World

No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread

This dessert is low-carb, dairy-free and sugar-free. It sounds too good to be true—but it isn’t. This caramel shortbread recipe from The Big Man’s World is surprisingly healthy thanks to an ingredients list that includes coconut oil, almond flour and sugar-free maple syrup.

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip CookiesCourtesy The Sugar Free Diva

Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Think you have to give up chocolate chip cookies just because you’ve gone sugar-free? Think again. You can indulge in that just-out-of-the-oven, melty-chocolate-chip chewiness with this recipe from the Sugar Free Diva, which swaps the sugar for Splenda. Easy peasy.

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Sugar-Free Pumpkin PieCourtesy Wholesome Yum

Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie

Even the sugar-free eaters among us deserve a slice of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. And now they can have one, thanks to this sugar-free recipe from Wholesome Yum, which also happens to be keto-friendly and low-carb. Talk about multiple birds with one stone!

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Keto DoughnutsCourtesy Life Made Sweeter

Keto Doughnuts

Coffee and doughnuts are a match made in breakfast heaven. You can enjoy yours sans sugar with this keto doughnut recipe from Life Made Sweeter. The cinnamon sugar coating is made with granulated monkfruit sweetener!

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Keto Peanut Butter CupsCourtesy Savory Tooth

Keto Peanut Butter Cups

Craving Reese’s? Get your peanut butter and chocolate fix with this sugar-free candy recipe, courtesy of Savory Tooth. These keto PB cups are even made with protein powder, so you’ll get an extra dose of muscle-building fuel when you treat yourself to one (or two…).

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Keto Marble CakeCourtesy All Day I Dream About Food

Keto Marble Cake

Can’t decide between vanilla or chocolate cake? Fortunately, you don’t have to. Just follow this sugar-free marble cake recipe, courtesy of All Day I Dream About Food. It’s whipped up with protein powder and almond flour; and covered in Swiss chocolate buttercream frosting, making it an ideal birthday cake for anyone following a keto or low-carb diet.

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Dark chocolate ice cream with paprikaTaste of Home

Sugar-Free Ice Cream

Yes, sugar-free ice cream exists. Yes, it’s every bit as tasty as you’d hope for. Take this cool and creamy sugar-free pint. The indulgent recipe calls for whole milk, agave nectar, eggs and heavy cream. Drooling yet?

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Chocolate Chip Banana BreadCourtesy SUGAR FREE LONDONER

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Low carb, sugar-free, gluten-free—you name it, this banana bread is it. Even better, it’s topped with crushed walnuts for crunch! The sweetness comes from mashed bananas—the more you use, the better—and granulated erythitrol. (You can also replace sugar with a substitute like Splenda in one of our top-rated banana bread recipes, too.)

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Chocolate Muffin topped with Ganache IcingItsAmyB/Getty Images

Sugar-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

This recipe from the Cake Whiz is what cupcake dreams are made of. Made with Splenda and topped with sugar-free chocolate spread instead of frosting, you’d never guess that the real secret ingredient is actually a splash of brewed coffee.

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Keto Mint Chocolate Chip Ice CreamCourtesy Stylish Cravings

Keto Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream—sugar-free ice cream, that is. You can make your own mint chocolate chip deliciousness at home with this no-churn recipe created by Stylish Cravings. It uses Stevia and heavy whipping cream, so it’s also keto-friendly.

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Sugar-Free Vanilla CupcakesPRESSXTO/SHUTTERSTOCK

Sugar-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

You can use Swerve to make a delicious, fluffy birthday cupcake. Enjoy this cupcake recipe with a dollop of sugar-free buttercream frosting on top. Just follow a classic recipe for vanilla buttercream frosting, but use powdered Swerve instead of the confectioners’ sugar.

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Ribbon Pudding Pie

The name of this pudding pie says it all: It deserves a blue ribbon for just how mouthwateringly good it is. Each bite is a mix of creamy vanilla, rich chocolate and decadent butterscotch (no sugar involved!), making it a diabetic-friendly dessert. Be sure to pick up a sugar-free graham cracker crust, though.
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Keto Lemon CookiesCourtesy Butter Together Kitchen

Keto Lemon Cookies

Team lemon, stand up! These keto cookies from Butter Together Kitchen are everything you want in a citrusy dessert: a little bit sweet, a little bit sour and a whole lot o’ delicious. You can even swap out lemons for limes or oranges, too. But regardless, don’t forget the sugar-free glaze on top!

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Amanda Tarlton
As both a freelance lifestyle writer and editor for a national teen magazine, Amanda spends most of her time creating #content. In those (rare) moments when she's not at her desk typing furiously, she's likely teaching a hot yoga class, reading the latest chick-lit or baking a batch of her famous scones.