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20 Keto Christmas Desserts

keto christmas desserts

Are you on a keto diet? Then you know that Christmas can be a minefield.

Everywhere you look, there are Christmas desserts. Desserts like cookies, pies, cakes. Yum!

And those desserts tend to be loaded with carbs, carbs, and more carbs. And all those extra carbs mean kissing your ketosis goodbye.

To help you through the holiday season, I’ve put together 20 keto Christmas desserts.

They’re not only keto but tasty too. So, you can indulge your sweet tooth… Without blowing your ketosis. Cheers to that!

1. Keto Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Cookies


You can’t have Christmas without some tasty eggnog, right? However, on a keto diet, eggnog is a No-No.

That’s because of all the carbs. Just one cup contains a whopping 46 grams of net carbs. Yikes!

And as tasty as it is, it’s not worth ditching your skinny jeans.

These eggnog cookies are tender and moist. The vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg give them a nice eggnog flavor.

And one cookie contains only 1.3 grams of net carbs. So, you can have 1, 2, or even 3, and not feel guilty.

To keep them low carb, use almond flour. Not only is almond flour low carb, it’s also pretty nutritious.

It contains magnesium, manganese, and phosphorus, which you need for healthy bones. It’s also rich in Vitamin E, which you need for healthy skin.

As an added bonus, it’s gluten-free. Stock up on some for your holiday baking, you can get some here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 53.3
  • Fats: 4.4g
  • Protein: 1.8g
  • Net Carbs: 1.3g

2. Keto Peanut Butter Pecan Bars

Peanut Butter Pecan Bars


Did someone say Keto Peanut Butter Pecan Bars? You had me at peanut butter…and pecans.

These bars are just plain scrumptious. The crunchiness of the pecans works wonderfully with the smoothness of the peanut butter.

The chocolate drizzle on top is the icing on top of the cake, ahem, pecan bars.

To keep them low carb, sweeten them with Swerve. Swerve is a natural sugar replacement that won’t spike your blood sugars.

And unlike some other sweeteners, it doesn’t have a bitter after taste. Besides using it for baking, you can use it in your cooking and even sweeten your beverages.

If you’d like to give it a try, you can get some here.

What I love most about these bars is that they’re no-bake goodies. All it takes is 7 minutes of prep work. Then you place them in the freezer.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 149
  • Fats: 14g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

3. Low Carb Cranberry Pound Cake

Low Carb Cranberry Pound Cake


Christmas time is the perfect time for hosting parties. And what would a Christmas party be without some cake?

This cake looks and tastes amazing. Fresh cranberries are packed into a moist pound cake.

It’s then topped with a smooth, velvety cream cheese glaze…and even more fresh cranberries. You’ll be in cranberry heaven.

To keep it low carb, use a mixture of almond flour and coconut flour. By doing this, you get the nice, fluffy texture that you would get with wheat flour.

Coconut flour, like almond flour, is a good low carb, gluten-free flour. In addition, coconut flour contains a ton of fiber, which is good for your digestion.

It’s also rich in iron, which you need to keep your energy levels up. I usually get it here.

Check out more keto Christmas comfort foods like this here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 250
  • Fats: 21.32g
  • Protein: 7.54g
  • Net Carbs: 4.11g

4. Ketogenic Trifle

Ketogenic Trifle


Hosting Christmas parties can be a challenge…at the best of times. But when you’re on a keto diet, it can be even harder.

This ketogenic trifle is sure to wow your non-keto guests. Beautiful layers of fruit, jello, and cream combine for a pretty yummy dessert.

Besides being yummy, it has a ton of fat. Just one serving provides 35 grams of fat.

So, it makes for a nice fat bomb.

Now, this trifle does take some time to make and set. So, make sure you set aside enough time to make it.

But it’s definitely well worth it. Your guests will feel so special.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 374
  • Fats: 35g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

5. Yule Log Cake Recipe

Yule Log Cake Recipe


Need a picture-perfect dessert? Then be sure to try this Yule Log Cake.

It’s pretty, creamy, decadent, moist… and did I mention, pretty? The cake is a tasty combination of chocolate with a coffee-flavored creamy filling.

All topped with a chocolate and orange frosting.

To keep it low carb, you’ll be using doTerra Wild Orange Essential Oil. This gives your frosting that delicious orange flavor…without all the carbs.

Besides using it for baking, you can mix it with water to drink it. You can even use it in your diffuser to give your home a beautiful, energizing scent.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 293
  • Fats: 26g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

6. Keto Spiced Zucchini Cupcakes

Keto Spiced Zucchini Cupcakes


For many of us, the Christmas season is cold and chilly. So, spicy desserts are quite welcome.

These zucchini cupcakes are filled with warm spices. Spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

They’re the perfect treat to eat by the fireplace. Just grab a cup of coffee or tea, and you’re set.

To keep them low carb, you’ll be sweetening them with erythritol. Erythritol is a natural sweetener that doesn’t raise blood sugar.

As an added bonus, it may prevent cavities. Besides using it for baking, you can also add it to your tea or coffee. If you’d like to give it a try, you can get some here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 323
  • Fats: 30g
  • Protein: 6.4g
  • Net Carbs: 5g

7. Keto Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies


Christmas time is the time for overindulging. And let’s face it, sometimes you even indulge in some non-keto desserts.

At times like that, you want to get back up. And get back on a keto diet…stat.

These cranberry orange cookies can help you do that. All while still indulging your sweet tooth.

They are just plain delicious. The cream cheese works wonderfully with the fresh cranberries.

And the orange extract and grated orange peel add a pop of flavor.

But the best part is that one cookie contains only 0.4 grams of net carbs. So, you can eat one or two and not feel guilty. 

Check out more cookies like this here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 65
  • Fats: 6.3g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Net Carbs: 0.4g

8. Keto Cheesecake Cookies

Cheesecake Cookies


Do you love cheesecake? Then, you’ll love these cookies.

They’re chewy, rich, and look and taste delightful. You’ll love the “snow” on the top.

What I love about them is that they’re so easy to make. All it takes is 5 minutes of prep time.

Then you let your oven do the baking. What’s more, one batch makes 22 cookies.

So, you’ll have enough cookies lying around for when the cravings hit. Yay!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 105
  • Fats: 10g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Net Carbs: 1g

9. Keto Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread Cake


Now, time for some gingerbread cake. After all, you can’t have Christmas without gingerbread, right?

This gingerbread cake is moist, tender, and spicy. The cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cinnamon add just the right amount of spiciness.

And the cream cheese frosting balances out the spiciness perfectly. You and your guests won’t believe it’s keto.

But it is. In fact, one serving contains only 2 grams of net carbs.

To keep it low carb, you’ll be using almond and coconut flour. So, make sure you have both of them on hand.

You’ll also need some psyllium husk powder. This adds moistness and makes the cake less crumbly.

Besides adding moisture and structure, psyllium husk powder is a good prebiotic.

So, it feeds the good bacteria in your gut. This, in turn, promotes a healthy immune system and reduces inflammation.

If you’re looking for some high-quality psyllium husk powder, this one is a good option.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 234
  • Fats: 22g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Net Carbs: 2g

10. No-Bake Eggnog Cheesecake

No-Bake Eggnog Cheesecake


What’s better than eggnog or cheesecake? No-Bake Eggnog Cheesecake!

This cheesecake is creamy, rich, and oh, so yummy! The combination of Caribbean dark rum, nutmeg, and cinnamon will get you in the holiday spirit.

Besides being low carb, it has a ton of fat. This makes it pretty filling.

What’s great about is that it’s no-bake. So, you don’t even have to turn on your oven.

As an added bonus, it’s also paleo-friendly. So, it fits various dietary restrictions/preferences.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 330
  • Fats: 33g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Net Carbs: 4g

11. Cinnamon Pull-Apart Christmas Tree

Cinnamon Pull-Apart Christmas Tree


Looking for a Christmas Tree that you can actually eat? Look no further.

This Christmas looks and tastes delicious. It’s sweet, sticky, and has a tasty cinnamon roll filling…you’ll want to keep pulling it apart and licking your fingers.

Now, the dough gets quite stiff, so you definitely want to use a hand mixer to mix it. Or, to give your arms a break, you can simply use a food processor. This food processor should do the trick.

Besides being low carb, this Christmas Tree is a good source of calcium. So, it’s good for your bones.

So, that’s another good reason to eat your Christmas Tree.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 188
  • Fats: 15g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Net Carbs: 4g

12. Keto Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Chocolate Pecan Cookies


I love a good cookie, as I’m sure many of you do too. But a lot of Christmas cookies can be pretty rich.

And too many rich cookies mean your clothes “shrinking” over the holidays.

These cookies are crunchy and filled with chocolate chip and pecan goodness. They’re also pretty light.

One cookie contains less than 50 calories. So, they’re great for your waistline.

With all the calories you save, you can even afford to splurge on some low carb ice cream. Yay!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 46
  • Fats: 3.1g
  • Protein: 1.2g
  • Net Carbs: 2.8g

13. Cranberry Bliss Bars

Cranberry Bliss Bars


Craving Starbuck’s Cranberry Bliss Bars? Have these instead.

Moist vanilla-flavored bars are packed with cranberries and topped with cream cheese icing. The ginger adds some heat, while the orange extract adds a nice citrus taste.

To make them even more decadent, be sure to add some white chocolate drizzle. Simply melt some white chocolate and drizzle on top.

To keep the carbs low, make sure you use sugar-free white chocolate. This one here is a good option as it contains only 1 gram of net carbs per serving.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 110
  • Fats: 10g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Net Carbs: 2g

14. Keto Pecan Pie

Keto Pecan Pie


Time for some pecan pie. After all, you can’t celebrate Christmas without pecan pie, right?

However, you don’t want your traditional pecan pie. Just one slice can contain almost 65 grams of net carbs.

This pecan pie is sure to be a hit. It has all the flavors of pecan pie…minus all the carbs.

It’s sweet and buttery. The caramel-flavored filling complements the crunchiness of the pecans.

And it all comes at less than 5 grams of net carbs per slice.

To keep it low carb, you’ll be using golden monk fruit sweetener to give you that nice caramel flavor.

Besides being low carb, it may reduce inflammation. As an added benefit, it doesn’t cause cavities. If you’d like to try some, you can get some here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 425
  • Fats: 46g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Net Carbs: 4g

15. Keto Candy Cane Pie

Candy Cane Pie


Time for some Keto Candy Cane Pie. Yes, you read that right.

This pie is just plain scrumptious. The peppermint and chocolate are a winning combination.

And they’re so Christmasy too.

Besides being low carb, this pie is rich in Vitamin A. So, it’s even good for your immune system.

So, you have the perfect excuse for eating that last slice of pie. Check out more keto recipes like this here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 387
  • Fats: 39g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Net Carbs: 4g

16. Keto Santa Hats Cupcakes

Santa Hats Cupcakes


The holidays are the perfect time to bond with your kids. And what better way to bond than making Christmas desserts together?

These cupcakes are a great project, ahem, treat to make with your kids. They’re so cute that you won’t want to eat them.

But they’re soft and a pleasure to eat. And your kids will love the creamy icing.

To give the Santa Hats that bright red coloring, you’ll want to use natural red food coloring.

This red food coloring is a good option as it is made from beetroots.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 95
  • Fats: 7g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Net Carbs: 1g

17. Chocolate Peppermint No-Bake Keto Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Peppermint No-Bake Keto Cheesecake Bites


Do you love cheesecake? Then be sure to give these cheesecake bites a try.

You have a creamy, silky, yummy peppermint cheesecake filling. All on top of a crunchy, Oreo-like crust.

All topped with a dark chocolate drizzle. Your tastebuds will be delighted.

To keep them low carb, you’ll be using both Swerve Confectioners and liquid stevia. By doing so, you’ll be reducing the cooling effect of the erythritol.

At the same time, you’ll be reducing the bitter aftertaste of the stevia. So, make sure you use both sweeteners for the best results.

You can stock up on Swerve Confectioners here and liquid stevia here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 276
  • Fats: 27g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

18. Keto Raspberry Coconut Cupcakes

Keto Raspberry Coconut Cupcakes


Some of the best things in life are simple. Things like these keto raspberry coconut cupcakes.

They’re sweet, moist, and full of coconut flavor. The tartness of the raspberries is a nice complement to the shredded coconuts.

To get the coconut taste, you’ll be using coconut milk, coconut flour, and shredded coconut.

Just be sure to use unsweetened shredded coconut to keep the carb count low. You can get organic unsweetened shredded coconut at a good price here.

Besides making a good dessert, they also make a tasty breakfast. Since they’re loaded with fat, they’re quite filling.

Just serve with some butter coffee and get your morning off to a good start.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 141
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 4.5g
  • Net Carbs: 4.3g

19. Keto Fruit Cake

Keto Fruit Cake


Now time for some fruit cake. Ah, the dreaded fruit cake…or not.

Most of us grew up eating fruit cake during Christmas. And we hated it.

That’s because let’s face it: candied dried fruit in cake is just a bad idea. Much like those weird science experiments you did as a kid.

This keto fruit cake won’t bring back bad flashbacks. In fact, it’s pretty delicious.

That’s because you don’t use any candied dried fruit. Instead, you use real dried fruit…but just a bit to keep the carbs low.

And let’s not forget about the nuts. The chopped walnuts add crunch and nuttiness.

Meanwhile, the orange zest adds even more flavor. You’ll definitely want seconds.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 195
  • Fats: 17g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Net Carbs: 5g

20. Keto Chocolate Peppermint Shake

Chocolate Peppermint Shake


Eggnog is one of those drinks…you either love it, or you hate it. If you hate it, this shake is a great alternative.

It’s frothy, creamy, and is packed with Christmas flavors. Flavors like chocolate and peppermint.

Making it is pretty easy. Just place all your ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 336
  • Fats: 32g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Net Carbs: 4g


So, which one of these Christmas is your favorite? Let us know!