If you’re diabetic or trying to cut down on sugar, you don’t have to give up the sugar free Christmas desserts and treats that are synonymous with the Christmas season.
Plenty of delicious options are both low in sugar and easy on your waistline, making them perfect for serving at holiday parties.
Or to enjoy when you take a break from shopping and spending time with friends and family.
This list of sugar free Christmas desserts will help ensure that you’ll still enjoy the season, even if you want to make sure it doesn’t last forever! Let’s go
1. Keto Vanilla Crescent Cookies
Keto Vanilla Crescent Cookies are the perfect low-carb holiday treat. This recipe is easy and quick, with only 5 ingredients (including optional sugar-free chocolate) that you can whip up in just 30 minutes!
If you’re avoiding sugar this holiday season but still want some sugar free Christmas desserts to serve your guests, these keto vanilla crescent cookies are the answer! They have all of the flavors of a traditional sugar cookie without any of the carbs.
Even better, they’re made with almond flour and coconut oil for a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free option. If you are eating keto or low-carb and looking for delicious dessert recipes this holiday season, these Keto Vanilla Crescent Cookies will delight your family and friends!
2. 3 Ingredient Keto Sweetened Condensed Milk
You will need the following; A can of full-fat coconut milk, heavy whipping cream, or heavy cream.
- Melt the can in a saucepan on low heat, stirring as needed
- Remove from heat and stir in erythritol (or your preferred sweetener).
- If you want it thinner, add more erythritol until desired thickness is reached.
- Stir until all of the lumps are gone. Pour into mason jars and place in the fridge for at least 12 hours.
3. Low Carb Minty Matna No Bake Cheesecake
I’m not a big fan of sugar, so I try to cut it from my diet as much as possible. This is why I was thrilled when I found a recipe for low-carb, keto, and sugar free Christmas desserts baked cheesecake!
It is beyond easy to make and doesn’t require any cooking. You need three ingredients: cream cheese, heavy cream, and sweetener.
The first step is to place the heavy cream in a bowl with sweetener (I like using either stevia or monk fruit) until the mixture becomes whipped.
Next, you will want to add the softened cream cheese and whisk until it is smooth. Pour the mixture into either a baking dish or individual cups.
4. Easy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut butter is a favorite low-carb, sugar free, and easy no-bake dessert that can be made with ingredients you likely have in your pantry. You will need the following ingredients:
Peanut butter, coconut oil (or softened butter), maple syrup or honey (or any liquid sweetener), vanilla extract, sea salt, and old-fashioned oats.
In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients (oats). In another small bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients (oil or butter, syrup or honey) until thoroughly combined.
Add the wet mixture to the dry and mix well. The dough should hold together when you squeeze it between your fingers.
5. Wagon Wheel slice
This light, fluffy dessert is a perfect fit for your holiday gathering. This Sugar Free Christmas dessert, Wagon Wheel Slice, is gluten-free and vegan and will delight your guests with its deliciousness!
To make this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- Almond flour
- Maple syrup or honey (or another sweetener of choice)
- Egg white
- Vanilla extract or bean paste
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius).
- Whisk together almond flour, salt, and sweetener until well mixed; set aside. In another bowl, whisk egg white until it becomes frothy; add vanilla extract or bean paste.
6. Healthy Snickers
Snickers are an all-time favorite for many people, but sometimes the sugar content is a deterrent. Try these healthy snickers if you’re looking for a sweet treat that will delight your guests without sugar!
They’re made with some of my favorite staples: dates, coconut oil, and cocoa. Once they’re made into balls, they get dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with chopped peanuts.
The peanut butter flavor really comes through when you bite into one, and it’s so good! Plus, you can make them in advance and store them in the fridge.
Just be sure to let them sit on the counter for about 20 minutes before serving so they can soften up enough to eat easily.
7. Sugar Free Rockmelon and Yogurt sorbet
If you’re looking for a sugar free Christmas dessert that’s both festive and indulgent, this rockmelon and yogurt sorbet are sure to delight.
With a sharp contrast of flavor, it’s perfect for those who are craving something sweet but don’t want the excess sugar.
This recipe is easy enough to whip up at the last minute with just a few ingredients. And if you have leftover rockmelon lying around, it’s the perfect way to use it!
8. Sugar Free Vegan Stracciatella Gelato
This sugar free vegan stracciatella gelato recipe is a great option for sugar free Christmas desserts. It doesn’t contain any added sugar, but it tastes decadent!
The secret ingredient in this recipe is coconut cream. The cream adds the richness and texture that ice cream has without the added fat and calories from heavy whipping cream or whole milk.
This recipe also contains plenty of protein, making it perfect for health-conscious people and those who need a break from all of the sugary treats during the holiday season.
9. Date and Nut Beach Balls
The number of sugar free desserts is growing, and it’s easier than ever to find recipes that are suitable for the holiday season. Here are a few ideas for your festive table:
Gingerbread Men: Roll gingerbread dough into balls and decorate them with royal icing made from powdered sugar, water, and lemon juice.
Cranberry Jelly Cookies: Prepare a basic cookie dough using an egg substitute in place of the egg. Roll out the dough on a floured surface until it’s thick.
Cut out shapes with a cookie cutter and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. Spread jelly onto each cookie before serving.
10. Ferrero Rocher Protein Balls
The holidays are a time for family, friends, and delicious sugar free Christmas desserts! The holidays are also a time when many people try to cut back on sugar.
Plenty of sugar-free Christmas dessert recipes are available, but one of my favorites is the Ferrero Rocher protein balls.
These quick and easy snack balls are made with no-sugar-added chocolate chips and come together in less than five minutes.
These healthy mini treats taste just like their namesake candy but with protein and without all the added sugars! They’re a great sweet treat that will delight your guests this season!
11. Paleo Cherry Ripe
Cherries are in season during the winter months and make a perfect sugar free Christmas dessert. To make this tart, you’ll need the following:
Raw almonds, pitted dates, cinnamon, vanilla extract, fresh cherries (pitted), and coconut oil. Place the almonds into your food processor and pulse until they are finely chopped.
Add the dates and process until they form a sticky ball. Add in the cinnamon and vanilla extract, then add one tablespoon of water at a time as needed to help moisten the mixture.
Spread evenly over an 8-baking pan lined with parchment paper and press down firmly until it is about an inch thick.
Rawmisu is a raw vegan dessert made with coconut meat, dates, and cashews. This dessert is gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar free.
The recipe is simple and easy to make. It requires no baking or cooking, making it perfect for a quick treat.
Making Rawmisu is also a great way to introduce the concept of raw Sugar free Christmas desserts to those you know who may not be familiar with them yet.
13. Sugar-free Raspberry Sorbet
Raspberry sorbet is a refreshing alternative for sugar free Christmas desserts. This recipe is great because it can be made from frozen raspberries and involves no cooking.
You will need frozen raspberries, water, lemon juice, and raw honey. To make the sorbet, combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Serve with fresh raspberries and whipped cream if desired.
14. No Bake Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust
Pumpkin pies are quintessential seasonal sugar free Christmas desserts. But with all the sugar and carbs in it, it can be hard on your blood sugar levels and weight loss goals.
This No Bake Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust is an easy and delicious low carb holiday treat that will delight your guests without compromising your health or fitness goals!
- Almond flour
- Sea salt (or Himalayan)
- Coconut oil or butter, melted
- Ghee or coconut oil warmed until liquid (optional)
- Directions: In a food processor, mix all crust ingredients until well combined
15. Sugar Free Peppermint Cream Pie
These sugar free peppermint cream pies are the perfect sugar free Christmas desserts for all those who are diabetic or on a keto diet. It has the perfect peppermint flavor and thick, creamy texture that satisfy any sweet tooth.
The recipe is made without sugar, so it’s also a great option for those with gluten allergies or who are sensitive to processed foods.
To make this dish, you will need the following:
- Premade sugar free pie crust
- Can of full-fat coconut milk (or heavy cream)
- Eggs (beaten)
- Cornstarch dissolved in two tablespoons of water (or arrowroot starch)
- Salt (to taste)
- Vanilla extract
16. Jamie Oliver’s Tasty Energy Balls
Jamie Oliver’s tasty energy balls are perfect sugar free Christmas desserts. They’re light and delicious; best of all, they’re really easy to make.
I love them because they can also be made in big batches so you can give them as gifts for all your loved ones this holiday season. To make these tasty treats, start by putting the following ingredients into a bowl:
Dates (or more if desired), peanut butter, oats, three tablespoons of cocoa powder, coconut oil (melted), vanilla extract, and a pinch or two of salt. Next, you must put the mixture into your hands and roll it into bite-sized balls.
17. Sugar Free Protein Clinkers
Protein clinkers are great sugar free Christmas desserts option for any holiday celebration. They are easy and quick to make, you don’t need an oven, and they have a naturally sweet taste.
All you need is almond or peanut butter, honey, and oats. You can even add some chocolate chips or shredded coconut if you want!
The best part about these protein clinks is that they only take 3 ingredients and 10 minutes! Here’s the recipe:
- Almond butter
- Cup honey
- Old fashioned oats
18. Sugar-free Rhubarb And Almond Muffins
Muffins are a delicious and easy way to make a sugar free Christmas dessert. They can be filled with just about anything you want! I used rhubarb and almond to fill, but you could use any flavor or nut you like.
Just mix the ingredients, spoon them into the muffin cups and bake until golden brown. Serve warm in the oven or let them cool on a wire rack.
19. Protein-packed Paleo Banana Bread
Protein-packed paleo banana bread makes the perfect sugar free Christmas dessert for a Christmas gathering.
This recipe can be made up to 3 days in advance and is super easy to make. Bake it up and enjoy!
Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8×4 inch loaf pan with cooking oil or line it with parchment paper, leaving some of the parchment hanging over the sides for easy removal from the pan.
In a large bowl, mash overripe bananas until almost smooth. Add in almond butter and eggs, stirring until fully combined. Add in vanilla extract and stir until just combined.
20. Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bites
The next Sugar free Christmas desserts are Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bites. The ingredients are:
- Natural peanut butter, no sugar added
- Vanilla extract
- Mascarpone cheese softened
- Honey or maple syrup (optional)
Line a mini muffin pan with paper liners and set aside. In a large bowl, stir together the peanut butter, salt, and vanilla until combined.
In another large bowl, whip the mascarpone until smooth and creamy, then add the honey or maple syrup if using. Mix half the mascarpone mixture into the peanut butter mixture until incorporated evenly.
21. Few Minute Chocolate Truffles Recipe
The next on the list of Sugar free Christmas desserts is a Few minutes chocolate truffle recipe. Instructions;
- Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl over simmering water, stirring until smooth.
- Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
- In a medium bowl, beat eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until thick, about 5 minutes. Beat in melted chocolate.
- Add salt, vanilla extract, and nuts and mix well.
- Divide dough into 1-inch balls and roll them in cocoa powder to coat thoroughly; place the balls on ungreased baking sheets about 3 inches apart (they will spread).
- Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 minutes or until firm but not too hard to touch.
- Cool before removing from pans with a metal spatula (chocolate can be brittle). Makes 20 truffles.
22. Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
I have a recipe that is so easy, healthy, and delicious. It is my absolute favorite sugar free Christmas dessert: Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough. I’ve made it every week since I found the recipe on Pinterest!
The dough is made from peanut butter (of course), vanilla extract, and honey or maple syrup. You can also add in some chocolate chips if you want.
You just mix all the ingredients and then roll them into little balls. They taste like cookie dough straight out of the oven. So good!!
I always put them in a little bowl with a lid so they can be kept fresh for up to two weeks! If you’re looking for something sweet to make for your holiday party this season, give this sugar free Christmas dessert recipe a try!
23. No Bake Peanut Butter And Chocolate Brownie Bites
These bites are perfect sugar free Christmas desserts because they’re quick and easy. You just need two ingredients: peanut butter and chocolate chips.
There’s no baking required so that you can whip them up in just a few minutes. For variations, try substituting the peanut butter with any other nut or seed butter of your choice (such as almond, cashew, or sunflower seed) for a different flavor twist.
You could also use dark or white chocolate instead of the semi-sweet chips for an even healthier option.
24. Holiday Praline No-Bake Cookies
What’s better than sugar cookies at Christmas time? Sugar free no-bake cookies! These are perfect for anyone on a sugar free or vegan diet or for those of you who just want a healthier treat this holiday season. The best part is that they’re easy and fun to make with the kids.
25. No Bake Healthy Almond Joy Bars
If you’re following a keto, low-carb, paleo, vegan, or AIP diet for the holidays and want a sugar free dessert option, these almond joy bars are for you! They’re vegan and gluten-free too.
We used almond butter instead of peanut butter because it’s lower in carbs. The filling is made from coconut oil and coconut cream, so there’s no need for refined sugar.
26. No Bake Cappucino Chessecake
This no-bake cheesecake is a low-carb, sugar free Christmas dessert that will delight your guests. It’s rich and creamy with a sweet chocolate flavor.
My family loves this recipe because it’s so easy and simple to make! This healthy cheesecake recipe can be made for any special occasion or holiday.
27. No Bake Cappucino Chessecake
If you’re following the Trim Healthy Mama plan, you’ll be happy to know that there are sugar free Christmas desserts that can delight your guests this holiday season.
Whether you’re hosting a party or just want something sweet for yourself, these recipes will hit the spot. So without any further ado, here are some of my favorite no-bake cappuccino cheesecake recipes!
28. Classic Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Classic Cheesecake Bars recipe is one of my all-time favorites because it’s easy and tasty. Plus, you don’t have to worry about cracking the crust with this recipe—it’s already baked!
29. New York Style Cheesecake Recipe
New York Style Cheesecake Recipe: This recipe is for you if you prefer a more traditional cheesecake flavor profile.
30. Eggnog Dessert
I never thought I’d be able to have a traditional holiday dessert and still keep it sugar free. This Eggnog Dessert recipe is just what you need. It’s the perfect mix of creamy, sweet, and rich flavors and has no added sugars.
This time of year, we all want a little something sweet after dinner, but most desserts are loaded with sugar and carbs that derail our weight loss efforts. Some delicious recipes satisfy your cravings without breaking your diet plan.
31. Keto Chocolate Pudding
This KETO Chocolate Pudding will be your new favorite sugar free Christmas dessert. It has a rich and creamy flavor with a velvety texture that melts in your mouth.
The recipe is easy, requiring just six ingredients. This pudding can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to five days or frozen for up to three months.
Enjoy this pudding topped with whipped cream, berries, or nuts for the perfect keto holiday treat!
32. Praline Bark- Keto And Low Carb
This year, try out some sugar free Christmas desserts that are keto and low carb. Pecan praline bark is one of our favorites! The recipe below is a great option for keto and low carb eaters.
We hope you enjoy it! Roasted pecan halves, dark unsweetened cocoa powder (I use Hershey’s), kosher salt, granulated sugar substitute (I use Swerve), vanilla extract, chopped bittersweet chocolate (Ghirardelli 60% cacao, I use Lindt 90%)
33. NO-BAKE Chocolate Rasberry Tart
Gather the ingredients. Grab a can of coconut cream, your favorite sugar free sweetener (I used stevia), dark chocolate chips, raspberries, and heavy whipping cream. If you don’t have a tart pan, you can use an 8×8 square pan and cut it into squares after it sets.
Using an electric mixer or a whisk attachment on your stand mixer, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Add in your sweetener of choice and mix well to combine. Set aside while you prepare the crust layer.
In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the coconut cream until completely liquid – it should be easy if it’s warm where you are.
34. Sugar Free Cheese Cake Mousse Keto Mousse
Cheesecake mousse is a dessert favorite, but most recipes call for sugar. The good news is that cheesecake mousse made with fat can be just as delicious, and you don’t have to worry about adding sugar.
This version is keto mousse because it’s made with a keto cheesecake. It’s to make and a great way to show off your baking skills this holiday season.
35. Low Carb Peanut Butter Cups in Easy to make Squares
There are many sugar free Christmas desserts out there, but these chocolate peanut butter cups are the best. They are easy to make and so good. This recipe makes 24 mini cups or 12 large ones.
You can customize them by adding nuts or other goodies inside, like raisins or shredded coconut. You will need the following:
- Dark chocolate chips
- Unsalted natural peanut butter
- Tablespoon sweetener (either honey or stevia)
- Line an 8×8′′ pan with parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
Place dark chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 1 minute at 50% power; stir until smooth. Then add in peanut butter and sweetener until combined well.
36. Avocado Chocolate Gingerbread Mousse
This dessert is a nice alternative for avoiding sugar or gluten. It also keeps well in the fridge for up to a week.
Serve as one large cake, individual cake, or cut into bars. Process all ingredients except chocolate in the food processor until smooth.
Add chocolate and process again until combined. Pour mixture into serving dishes or greased pan and bake at 350°F 20 minutes or until set and light golden brown on top.
Cool slightly before removing from the pan, then refrigerate 30 minutes before serving to allow the mousse to set fully.
37. Quick Keto Tiramisu
Start by lining a 6×6 or 8×8 square cake pan with parchment paper. You’ll need one cup of heavy cream, eggs, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and a granulated sugar substitute.
Whisk the ingredients together until you have a nice and fluffy mixture before pouring it into the prepared cake pan.
Bake in an oven heated to 325 degrees Fahrenheit for thirty minutes or until the top is set. Let cool and refrigerate for at least four hours before slicing and serving!
38. Sugar Free White Chocolate Truffles
If you’re looking for a dessert that is both delicious and sugar free Christmas desserts, then you may want to try these white chocolate truffles.
They are made with coconut oil instead of butter or palm shortening, which means they are vegan.
The recipe is also gluten-free because it contains no flour or wheat products. You can make these truffles in many different shapes and sizes, and they will all taste delicious!
39. Low Carb Keto Berry Ricotta Dessert Recipe
There are so many delicious sugar free Christmas desserts out there that it can be hard to choose which recipe you’re going to make first! But this berry ricotta dessert, sweetened with maple syrup, is great for the holiday season.
It’s low-carb and keto friendly and ready in under 30 minutes. You’ll just need: mixed berries (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries), coconut oil, ricotta cheese, maple syrup.
In a large saucepan set over medium heat, melt the coconut oil. Add the mixed berries and cook for about five minutes or until they soften.
Stir in the ricotta cheese and continue cooking until heated through. Remove from heat and stir in the maple syrup.
40. No Bake Frozen Keto Low Carb Peanut Butter Pie Recipe
No Bake Frozen Keto Low Carb Peanut Butter Pie Recipe is a truly delicious keto dessert that’s both sugar free and low carb.
It’s easy to make, doesn’t require baking, and is perfect for parties, events, or as a special family dessert.
This no-bake keto, low-carb peanut butter pie recipe is quick and easy. It’s a wonderful make-ahead dessert so that you can make it for a party or other special event ahead of time.
41. Cowboy Cookie Protein Bites
It’s not too late to make a sugar free Christmas dessert for your holiday party. These Cowboy Cookie Protein Bites will be a great addition!
They are made with only six ingredients and are super easy to make. Check out the recipe below for the full instructions on whipping up a batch of these delicious little bites.
- Baking powder
- Butter softened at room temperature.
- Maple syrup or honey
- Unsweetened applesauce or mashed banana
42. Skinny Peppermint Bark
Skinny Peppermint Bark is perfect if you want a sugar-free Christmas dessert. This easy recipe is delicious and satisfying without any added sugars.
All you need are a few ingredients from the kitchen and about 15 minutes.
- Unsalted almonds
- Unsalted walnuts
- Unsweetened cocoa powder
- Pure peppermint extract puffed rice cereal or crispy rice cereal like Rice Krispies
In your food processor, process the almonds and walnuts for about 1 minute until finely chopped. Add cocoa powder and peppermint extract. Process again until well combined.
No one wants to go through the holidays feeling weighed down and sluggish due to unhealthy food choices.
But that doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of all the yummy Christmas treats you’ve grown accustomed to during the holiday season!
These sugar free Christmas desserts will delight your guests while keeping your body in tip-top shape so you can enjoy the holidays worry-free!