When on a diet, sugar is often a major downfall. It can worsen cravings, cause binge eating, and even make you give up on your goals. Enter – your saving grace – sugar-free desserts! Sugar-free desserts keep things sweet and tasty without adding to your cravings. In fact, a good bit of these dessert recipes have no sugar but are also high in fiber. That is the exact combo you want for weight loss because it curbs cravings and fills your body with healthy nutrients. 

Sugar-free desserts range from classic brownies to milkshakes and even cheesecakes. The world of sugar-free baking has changed these past few years. We now have delicious sugar substitutes that bake well and don’t leave bad aftertastes. So it’s time to re-vamp your sugar-free dessert repertoire and stay on track with your goals this year. With these healthy, but sweet desserts, you can even get the family on board with having less sugar without sacrificing the best meal of the day – dessert! 


1. Killer Sugar-Free Brownies

Starting with a classic brownie, we’ve got a recipe for a very chocolatey, killer brownie that has no sugar at all. It’s made from scratch so that you can ensure you have a cocoa powder that doesn’t have sugar in it. All of the other ingredients stay the same, except a sugar substitute is used in place of granulated sugar. 

2. Sugar-Free Desserts: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Another classic – chocolate chip cookies – are easy to make sugar-free as long as you have a good substitute. This recipe for chocolate chip cookies can be made with sugar alternatives, gluten-free flour, low-carb flour, or keto-friendly flour. Just make sure that the sugar alternatives measure 1:1 with sugar or brown sugar and that they can be baked with, and you’ll have a fantastic cookie to snack on without guilt. 

3. Pumpkin Pie Bars

By using monkfruit as the sweetener in this dessert, you can get the delicious, spiced, sweet flavor of pumpkin pie. These pumpkin pie bars have the added benefit of other healthy ingredients such as collagen, coconut milk, and almond flour. You get plenty of healthy fats in dessert form with this recipe. 

4. Sugar-Free Desserts: Sex in a Pan

The classic potluck casserole dessert can now be had by diabetics and dieters alike. This healthier sugar-free dessert replaces traditional white flour and sugar with Wholesome Yum Almond Flour and Besti Powdered Monk Fruit Allulose Blend. It gives you all the same delicious flavor but without the carbs and sugar. 

5. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

You can never go wrong with a peanut butter and chocolate combo. It’s an easy dessert to whip up because they are no-bake cookies. No-bake cookies are technically cookies that are not baked in an oven. They are often made without ingredients that need to be baked in order to be safe for consumption.  

6. No Bake Coconut Cookies

Another no-bake option is coconut cookies. These keto no-bake coconut cookies are creamy, fudgy, and crunchy, and are one of the easiest keto dessert recipes you will ever make. These have more peanut butter flavor than coconut, so if you don’t like coconut you can still give these cookies a whirl. 

7. Four Ingredient Peanut Butter Mousse

Any recipe under five ingredients is always a must-make, and the flavor you get from this one is absolutely stunning for a sugar-free dessert. The recipe even includes a way to make sugar-free powdered sugar yourself rather than buying an expensive one. This mousse is creamy, airy, and just what you want as a nightcap. 

Don’t let the word “fat’ scare you – you’re getting lots of healthy fat in this recipe. Chocolate chip cookie dough fat bombs are the healthy version of eating chocolate chip cookie dough out of the tub. This keto cookie dough explodes with flavor and melt-in-your-mouth goodness. They are made with indulgent cream cheese, rich grass-fed butter, all-natural peanut butter, and a hint of vanilla.

9. Peanut Butter Cup Milkshake

Yes, you can have a milkshake and still stay on track with your goals! It’s made with peanut butter, heavy cream, a bit of cocoa powder, and powdered allulose. You can use a different sugar-free alternative if you’d like, but allulose is a fantastic option without an aftertaste. 

You cannot go wrong with these Easy Samoas Cookie Bars when you crave their namesake. Featuring a shortbread crust, coconut, caramel, and chocolate, every bite is a delight. The recipe is low-carb, sugar-free, grain-free, gluten-free, and grain-free – so it will fit several different diet restrictions. The recipe includes several options for sugar-free alternatives as well, so you are able to use what you already have. 

11. Sugar-Free Desserts: Low-Carb Millionaire Bars

Temptations lurk especially throughout the holidays, so prepare yourself with a pan of these sticky ooey-gooey low-carb millionaire bars. They are sweet, but have no added sugars, and are also Keto-friendly, Gluten-free, and of course low carb. You can even serve them to a crowd without anyone noticing the difference. They’re that good! 

The crust under this cheesecake is one of the best parts! It is incredible when using almond flour, butter, softened cream cheese, molasses, vanilla, coconut flour, and chocolate chips. You can easily make single-serving-sized cheesecakes from this no-bake cheesecake recipe. Use ramekins or a regular-sized muffin tin, and use muffin liners to make them pop out.

13. Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

These keto peanut butter cookies are low in carbs, grain-free, and gluten-free, yet also keto-friendly, and are made with simple ingredients. They are perfect for anyone doing a low-carb or low-sugar diet. Flavor is not sacrificed though- you still get an amazing, sweet cookie. They even have the classic peanut butter cookie grooves. 

14. Crispy Butter Pecan Cookies

Butter Pecan Cookies are as delicious as they sound. They are buttery and packed with pecans. Crisp and sweet, they make the perfect sweet treat after dinner. The recipe calls for less than 10 ingredients, and if you’re baking sugar-free desserts, you more than likely already have these ingredients on hand. 


15. Sugar-Free Desserts: Peanut Butter Cups

Thanks to Lily’s No Sugar Added chocolate, we can now make the world’s favorite candy – peanut butter cups – healthy and sugar-free. These keto peanut butter cups are so easy to make at home with only 3 ingredients. You just need peanut butter, sugar-free powdered sugar, and Lily’s chocolate chips. 


16. Sugar-Free Desserts: Almond Joy Bites

Another famous candy bar that you may crave while on a diet is almond joys. These are easy to make right at home, and you need just a few ingredients. Like the peanut butter cups, these showcase Lily’s no sugar-added chocolate. Pick up a few bags the next time you’re at the store, because Lily’s chocolate chip options are great for baking. 

17. No Bake Cannoli Cheesecake

This no-bake cheesecake is creamy, stunning for a sugar-free dessert, and will curb any craving you have. No Bake Cannoli cheesecake is sinfully delicious and only requires 9 ingredients. It’s low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free, and even Trim Healthy Mama friendly. You won’t feel that you’re missing out on the sugar with this one! 

18. Sugar-Free Desserts: Gooey Butter Tarts

These cute gooey butter tarts are perfect for entertaining. Whether you’re going to a potluck, ladies’ brunch, or a tailgating party, you’re going to want to make sure there’s something you can enjoy. These gooey butter tarts are it! Friends and family will enjoy these as well and you can feel good about serving everyone something delicious and healthy. 

19. Thin Mint Cheesecakes

Another flavor for a healthy cheesecake you can make is this Thin Mint version. The classic Thin Mint flavor helps cut the richness of the cheesecake – all without a ton of sugar. The beautiful green color is vibrant and keeps this dessert fun as well as healthy. Make these for the next St. Patrick’s Day party. 

20. Sugar-Free Desserts: Chocolate Mousse Cake

Anyone who loves chocolate will fall in love with this sugar-free triple chocolate mousse brownie cake! This dessert is made from fudge brownies, homemade chocolate mousse, and silky chocolate ganache. It’s as decadent as it sounds but remains sugar-free through and through. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how creamy and sweet this cake is – it’ll become a weekly favorite for sure. 

21. French Silk Pie

Traditional French Silk Pie is creamy, chocolatey, and decadent. This sugar-free French Silk Pie is just as good sans sugar. Once the crust is baked, the rest of the pie just needs to be chilled, so it’s an easy recipe to make if you’re in a pinch. Make it for your next dinner party to wow your guests. 

22. Sugar-Free Desserts: Carrot Cake

A good, hefty carrot cake is hard to beat. And you can now use this delicious sugar-free carrot cake recipe as the dessert to keep you on track with your diet. With this on the menu, you won’t have to worry about running off course. It’s sweet and perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up or after-dinner nightcap. 

23. Lemon Pound Cake

This pound cake is a must-have if you are a lemon fanatic. It’s just as good as its sugar-laden counterpart and far healthier than carb-laden cakes and bread. You only need 9 ingredients for the low-carb lemon pound cake and 4 ingredients for the lemon glaze. All of them are easy to work with and combine to make the best dessert for a spring or summer treat. 

24. Sugar-Free Desserts: Peach Cobbler

A warm peach cobbler is a typical go-to dessert because it’s so easy to make, yet it’s comforting and pleases all. This sugar-free peach cobbler gives all the same feels without any additional sugar. You can even top it with a scoop of Halo Top vanilla bean ice cream to get the full effect. 

Now that you have this list of sugar-free desserts, you can make your favorite dessert without wrecking your diet and health goals. Dig right in!

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Health and Wellness Writer. B.S. Dietetics. Le Cordon Bleu Graduate. 10+ years of experience in the fitness and nutrition industry!

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