32 Easy Keto Desserts Recipes For Christmas

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Christmas always holds a place close to our heart. And you just can’t have a merry Christmas without cookies, cakes, chocolate and all kinds of sweet festive cheats.

It’s tough, we know, if you are on ketogenic diet, or any sort of diet. Who doesn’t want a fat bite into the chocolate-glazed muffin on the Christmas morning (or on any morning)? 

At a time when the holiday temptation is everywhere, there’s no reason not to answer the call of Christmas cookies and desserts. 

So we’ve sniffed around and gathered the best keto-friendly holiday recipes. With 32 low-carb dessert ideas to choose from, you’ll find something for Christmas this year. 

Now let’s start scrolling for the ideas.

9 Keto-approved Christmas cookie recipes

Vegetarian & gluten-free pecan cookies

Almond Flour Pecan Sandies: An easy, one bowl recipe for gluten free, buttery pecan cookies.

These pecan cookies from Fresh April Flours is a relieve for those who are tired of separating egg white and egg yolk. This Christmas cookie recipe requires almond flour, butter and a few basic keto ingredients to make. You can also replace powder sugar in the recipe with Swerve to make it sugar-free. 

Sugar-free gingerbread cookie

Sugar-free Gingerbread Cookies (Low Carb, Paleo) - This sugar-free gingerbread cookies recipe uses just 5 ingredients plus a few spices. It's also low carb, paleo, and gluten-free.

Da-lah, gingerbread cookie has to be in this Christmas cookie roundup. This recipe from Wholesome Yum turns 5 basic low-carb ingredients into these little delightful ginger cuties. Don’t forget to grab yourself one of these gingerbread cookie cutters to create the best shape.

Nutmeg butter ball cookie

Easy low carb Christmas cookies! These nutmeg butter balls have just 0.8 net carbs each and they are full of cheery holiday flavor! One of my favorite low carb Christmas cookie recipes! From Lowcarb-ology.com

If nutmeg is your thing, you have to give these gluten-free cookies a try. These cookies from Lowcarb-ology combines the buttery taste and the flavor from nutmeg together and will simply make you want more.

Chocolate dipped cookie

Chocolate Dipped Cookies (low-carb, keto, paleo)

These gorgeous and delicious cookies from Keto Diet App contains only 3 grams of net carbs each. Make some more because even your non-lowcarb friends will be asking for more.

Grain-free Italian Christmas cookie

Low Carb Grain-Free Italian Christmas Cookies

These low-key gorgeous cookies from All Day I Dream About Food are one of our favorite keto holiday recipes. Classic-looking, easy to make and perfectly low-carb, what can get better than that?

Walnut snowball cookie


Want something not so ordinary? Give these cookie balls from Keto Connect a try and you’ll love them.

Keto-friendly chocolate dipped spritz cookie

Low Carb Chocolate Dipped Spritz Cookie Recipe

This spritz cookie recipe from All Day I Dream About Food is like being pulled out from everyone’s childhood memory. It’s as tasty as those your grandma used to make, but just lower in carbs and keto-approved.

What was the best Christmas dessert for you as a child? Tell us in the comment:)

Egg-free chocolate-glazed peppermint star cookie

Low Carb Chocolate Peppermint Star Cookies. Keto Banting THM Egg-free Grain-Free Recipe

Or make them into a bear shape or any forms you love. The chocolate cookie recipe from All Day I Dream About Food provides so many possibilities to make your Christmas startlinglly fancy.

Grain-free gingerbread spritz cookie

Keto Holiday Cookies - Gingerbread Spritz #lowcarb #keto #sugarfree #gingerbread

We can’t have enough spritz cookies, right? 

12 Low-carb Christmas cakes & pies

Low-Carb Yule Log Cake

Low Carb Buche De Noel Yule Log Cake

This cake from Low Carb Yum can definitely be a crowd-pleaser for your Christmas party as well as a kids-favorite.

Low-carb peppermint brownie

Looking for an allergen-free keto holiday dessert? These easy low carb Peppermint Brownie Bites are dairy-free and nut-free too! Not to mention delicious and cute. I seem to have a thing for classic holiday flavours this year. All of the low carb Christmas desserts I've made have been Gingerbread, Chocolate Peppermint, or Cranberry Orange. Really, when you think about it, you simply can't go wrong with one of these. Or better yet, all three of these. All three, yes definitely all three. I like t

Sugar-free sparkling cupcake

Low Carb Sugar-Free Sparkling Champagne Cupcakes

They are on every Christmas party but these cupcakes from Sugar Free Mom contain less than 1 gram of net carbs each, definitely the best holiday desserts for keto dieters.

Low-carb cranberry pumpkin tart

Pumpkin, Feta & Cranberry Tart (low-carb, keto, primal)

As a seasonal staple, pumpkin is something that you don’t wanna miss out this Christmas. 

Red velvet mug cake

keto low carb red velvet mug cake

We’ve never thought that red velvet cakes can come in keto-approved. But we’re happy to be WRONG because look at this guys! Don’t you want a bite of it? 

Low-carb eggnog cheesecake

Low Carb Eggnog Cheesecakes

Spiced almond keto cake

Keto Almond Cake

You can also switch the almond on top with any nuts to your liking. Or just make both of them cause they are mouthwatering.

Keto chocolate swirl brownie

Keto Brownies Recipe Delicious Choc Cheesecake Swirls

You’ve heard the keto brownies, now meet the low-carb swirl brownie. Serve these on a marble dessert tray and you’ll want them on every holiday.

Low-carb raspberry trifle

Trifle is a must have on many dessert tables on Christmas Day and your family and friends will absolutely love this keto trifle filled with raspberries

Sponge, jelly and cream – an invincible combination for any Christmas dessert table. Erika and Dan from Have Butter Will Travel have made it keto-friendly for us. And guys, don’t miss it this year. 

Low-carb peppermint cheese pie


Cranberry bliss pound cake

This stunning low carb Cranberry Bliss Pound Cake will be the star of your holiday dessert table. Brought to you in partnership with Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs. Big cakes make me ridiculously happy. Okay, wait, let me re-state that. Big low carb cakes with lots of glorious sugar-free frosting make me ridiculously happy. They make me even happier when I have an occasion for which to make them. Oh yes, I know I don’t NEED an occasion to make a cake. Just being alive and breathing is excuse enou

Looking for an eye-catching centerpiece for your Christmas dessert table? There you have it.

No-bake keto jello cheesecake

Keto Jello Cheesecake Sugar Free

Want to have mixed textures and tastes in one dessert? Give this jello cheesecake a try!

2 Keto Bread & Loaf Recipes For Christmas

Low-carb frosted gingerbread loaf

low carb gingerbread christmas recipe

Gerri from My Keto Kitchen has taken holiday baking to the next level by combining gingerbread with keto loaf. Granulated erythritol and powdered erythritol are used respectively in the loaf and icing, making this holiday dessert sweet but still low-carb.

Chocolate iced coconut donuts

Low carb donuts are a special treat that will make you feel like you are cheating. These chocolate iced coconut donuts are the best I have made so far. They are also gluten free.

Yes, low-carb donut does exist. 

9 Keto-approved Christmas snacks

Sugar-free snickerdoodle truffles

Sugar-free Snickerdoodle Truffles

And they will very likely become the next favorite holiday treats of your entire family.

Keto chocolate rum balls

keto rum balls

Rum balls are a popular item on parties. And this version of rum balls from Fat For Weight Loss is just as delightful and satisfying as the traditional ones.

Keto holiday chocolate bark

This delicious low carb Peppermint Bark is made with sugar-free chocolate, cocoa butter, and coconut oil. A fun keto holiday recipe, and perfect for gift giving, and they're dairy-free too. In partnership with Lily's Sweets. I am so glad Thanksgiving was early this year. Now that it's come and gone, I can succumb to my Christmas baking urges wholeheartedly and without guilt. To be honest, I started baking low carb holiday cookies way in advance of Thanksgiving this year. You might think to yours

And the peppermint just pairs perfectly with the bittersweetness of the chocolate.

Easy low-carb hazelnut spread

Easy low carb Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Betcha can’t eat your keto bread plain without spread so here you go – the perfect delicious hazelnut favor just like the good old times. 

No-bake almond fat bomb

Almond Joy Recipe | Fat Bombs! - KetoConnect

Fat bombs are so versatile. They can be served any time of the day to add some more fat into your day. And they can certainly be a holiday bonus!

Low-carb almond biscotti

Low Carb Chocolate Almond Biscotti (Gluten Free, Keto)

Sugar-free kisses

Opening sugar free chocolate kisses

Everyone loves kisses! They don’t have a sugar-free version but that doesn’t mean you can’t make yours.

Low-carb & grain-free toffee cracker

Happy Holidays! Enjoy this low carb and grain-free Cracker Toffee

Low-carb sugar-free eggnog

Easy Low Carb Sugar Free Eggnog

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