21 Desserts for Diabetics that are Dietitian Approved

Satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping blood sugar in check!

5-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

Just because you have diabetes, doesn’t mean you can’t have dessert! It’s okay to indulge in treats from time to time, you just have to choose the right kinds! Selecting a low-carb dessert option is the way to go. This way, you can satisfy your sweet tooth without messing up your blood sugar! We’ve gathered 21 low-carb, low-sugar Skinny Ms. desserts for diabetics that will fulfill all the desires of your tastebuds.

21 Diabetic-Friendly Desserts

From this list, you’ll find there are so many ways to create delicious desserts without a bunch or carbs and sugar. Give these diabetic-friendly recipes a go to see for yourself! All of the desserts on this list contain a maximum of 15 grams of sugar and carbs per serving (but most have a lot less)!

Quinoa Almond Joy Bars

almond joy bars

These Quinoa Almond Joy Bars are an awesome dessert to prep and keep on hand. At only 10 grams of carbs per serving, these high fiber bars will surely satisfy your chocolate craving!

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups

With only three ingredients, these low-carb peanut butter cups are a quick and easy way to fulfill your nutty sweet treat needs without messing up your blood sugar. They are packed with healthy fats, which is great for glucose regulation, as well!

Skinny Strawberry-Banana Bread

skinny strawberry banana bread

Our mini loaves of strawberry banana bread are a treat you just have to try! Even though they definitely pack in the flavor, each serving has only 10 grams of carbs (and 5 grams of sugar!)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn

Our chocolate peanut butter popcorn offers the perfect combination of flavors!

This recipe makes for the perfect game-day dessert and is super easy to make. Using semi-sweet chocolate keeps the sugar content down, and popcorn is a great low carbohydrate grain for diabetics.

Bell Pepper Candy

Bell Pepper Candy

Bell pepper for dessert? You’d be surprised that this two-ingredient sweet treat is a delicious crunchy candy that clocks in at 12 calories per serving.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

chocolate covered strawberries

You’ll love these chocolate-covered strawberries for their simple flavors and low sugar components. Try this romantic recipe on your next date night!

Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

skinny peanut butter yogurt dip

Instead of reaching for sugary sweet dips, try out this Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt dip. It’s high in protein and tastes great with any kind of fruit.

Clean Eating Almond Butter and Jelly

clean-eating almond butter and jelly

Always a classic, this nut butter and jelly combination offers your beloved delicious flavors while avoiding a high carb count. Try this yummy recipe for your next dessert or sweet snack!

Baked Apple Chips

These yummy apple chips are perfect for packed lunches and school snacktime

So simple and easy, these baked apple chips are a go-to snack or dessert! They have a not-too-sweet flavor and awesome, crispy texture. And at only 8.5 grams of carbohydrates per serving, diabetics can enjoy this treat with no worries!

Skinny Nutella Spread

Homemade Skinny Nutella Spread

This Nutella alternative packs in that decadent chocolate hazelnut flavor without boosting your blood sugar. Try it as a fruit dip or spread on low-carb toast!

Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

These chocolate-nut clusters are low carb and chock full of healthy fats. Not only will they not bust your carb goals, but they will satisfy your hunger and cravings!

Skinny Mint Cookies

Skinny Mint Cookies

It’s Girl Scout cookie season again, but instead of suffering the sugary consequences, try out our Skinny Mint cookies for the same great taste without all of the carbs! Much less than the original, this alternative has only 10 grams of carbs per serving.

Peanut Butter and Coconut Crunchies

Peanut Butter and Coconut Crunchies

Try this healthy alternative to Zagnut bars for an indulgent low-carb treat. At 15 grams per ball, these energy-boosting bites are the perfect single carbohydrate serving for a quick sweet fix.

Chocolate Strawberry Cups

Chocolate Strawberry Cups

Delicious and satisfying, our chocolate strawberry cups are the perfect combination of rich and fresh flavors, all while hitting your carbohydrate goals. Try them today for a delightfully sweet treat!

5-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

5-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

Rich, creamy, and low sugar! This peanut butter fudge offers an amazing texture and sweet flavor without spiking your glucose.

Cantaloupe Granita

Cantaloupe Granita

In the mood for a fresh and fruity slushy without all of the added sugar? Try our Cantaloupe Granita for the perfect, low-carb frozen treat. Pro tip: swap out the cantaloupe with any other melon to change up the flavor!

No-Bake Lemon Berry Cups

No-Bake Lemon Berry Cups

You just have to try our spring-time lemon berry cups! They are the perfect combination of sweet and tart all offered in adorable little cups. And they’re very low in carbs, but you’d never guess it!

3-Ingredient Pineapple Skewers

3-ingredient pineapple skewers

Sometimes fruit just makes the best dessert. These pineapple skewers are no exception! Grilling pineapple caramelizes the fruit and brings out tons of sweet flavors without adding any sugar.

Light and Refreshing FroYo Berry Bites

Light and Refreshing FroYo Berry Bites

These refreshing frozen yogurt bites are made with small amounts of sugar, high protein yogurt, and delicious, high fiber fruits. All awesome ingredients to make a delicious and diabetic-friendly dessert.

Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies

Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies

Our Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies are a decadent sweet treat for anyone to enjoy! With its warm flavors and low sugar content, this dessert will hit the spot.

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

4-ingredient peanut butter cookies

A simple, soft, and chewy recipe, these peanut butter cookies are great to keep on hand for a little treat. High in protein and low in sugar, this recipe is easy to make and great for diabetics.

Which one of these desserts for diabetics are you most looking forward to trying? Let us know in the comment section! Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest, or subscribe to our eNewsletter.

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Kelsey Butler, MS, RDN

Kelsey Butler is a Registered Dietitian and recipe developer. From a young age, Kelsey found a love for creating delicious recipes. Now, with a Master's in Nutritional Sciences, Kelsey uses her culinary skills to create healthy and unique recipes for many different diets. She is passionate about creating a healthy relationship with all foods and recipes that everyone can enjoy. Kelsey has a passion for cooking, but she also enjoys the outdoors, staying active, and traveling. She is currently living with her partner in New Zealand.

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