Are you looking for some Halloween dessert recipes for a spooktacular Halloween celebration? You’ve come to the right place for that!
Here, we’re going to present some of the most irresistible Halloween-themed desserts or sweet treats that will not ruin your low carb diet. Although you still have a few weeks to prepare for your Halloween party, looking for inspiration as early as now will save you lots of time later on.
So here are some of the best keto and low carb Halloween dessert recipes for your inspiration. Some of these desserts might look scary and gross, but they are definitely delicious!
Halloween Dessert Recipes
1. Chocolate Halloween Bat Cookies
Your kids will absolutely love these cute chocolate-flavored Halloween cookies. Made by Katrin, the Sugar-Free Londoner, these cookies are made with almond flour, coconut flour, and unsweetened cocoa powder that are guaranteed keto-friendly.
Plus, the chocolate drizzle is made with sugar-free chocolate. So if you’re following a low-carb ketogenic diet, indulging in a couple or more of these delicious bat cookies will not kick you out of ketosis!
2. Sugar-free Worm Gummies
If your kids love gummies, this Sugar-Free Gummies Recipe from Ditch the Carbs would be a perfect inspiration for your Halloween dessert recipes. These worm gummies are made with fruit teas and have no sugar and additives, so you can munch some of these and not worry about ruining your low carb diet.
The recipe requires a lot of gelatin in order for the gummies to become strong and sturdy. Of course, you can come up with any shape that you want, but since you’re preparing it for Halloween, the worms would be perfect!
3. Sugar-free Peanut Butter Pumpkins
These Sugar-free peanut butter pumpkins from Taryn of Joy Filled Eats taste just like Reese’s peanut butter cups. Your kids will surely enjoy feasting on these decadent desserts at Halloween.
Made with sugar-free peanut butter, sugar-free chocolates, and sweeteners, these low carb desserts will help you stay on track with your healthy ketogenic lifestyle.
4. Halloween Cut-out Cookies
Make trick or treating even more enjoyable with these Halloween Cut-out Sugar Cookies from Carolyn of All Day I Dream About Food. These low carb cookies are fun to make with your kids and are truly the perfect Halloween treat.
The recipe uses low carb ingredients and can produce up to ten cookies. It contains only 3.2 grams of net carbs and that should be enough to maintain your low carb diet.
5. Spider Halloween Cupcakes
These itsy bitsy spider Halloween cupcakes from Martina from Keto Diet App have never looked yummier and cuter. Chocolate lovers will surely enjoy taking a bite of these cute cupcakes.
Although this is one of those Halloween dessert recipes that would require a bit of an effort to make, they are really fun to prepare especially if you will get your kids to join you. And with only 6.8 grams of total carbs, you have no reason to avoid these soft and fluffy cupcakes especially its creamy frosting!
6. Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
These Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies from Carolyn of All Day I Dream About Food are a great healthy treat for your kids this Halloween. Not only are they delicious but they are also made with keto-friendly ingredients such as the Swerve Sweetener, Lily’s Dark Chocolates, and peanut butter.
Even if you’re on the ketogenic diet, you will surely not feel guilty indulging in these delicious cookies. In fact, the entire recipe contains only 2.88 grams of carbs.
7. Low Carb Halloween Witches’ Finger Cookies
Give your kids a spook by making these Halloween Witches Finger Cookies from Brenda, the Sugar-Free Mom. These fingers might look hideous, but they are absolutely delicious. These Halloween cookies are completely sugar-free because the recipe used Erythritol, which is a keto-friendly low carb sweetener.
While this recipe requires some perseverance, you’ll realize that all your efforts will be worth it when you see the results of your hard work. Of course, your kids will surely appreciate the effort you put behind these scary-looking cookies.
8. Low Carb Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles
Instead of throwing away those leftover pumpkin carvings, why don’t you turn them into a puree and use them for your Halloween dessert recipes? For instance, these creamy low carb pumpkin cheesecake bites from Carolyn of All Day I Dream About Food is a delicious and healthy treat that both adults and kids will surely love.
The truffles are wrapped in dark chocolate that will surely satisfy your sweet cravings while still maintaining your low carb diet.
9. Pumpkin White Chocolate Truffles
If you prefer white chocolates over dark chocolates for your pumpkin truffles, then here’s a White Chocolate Truffles Recipe from Elviira over at Low Carb So Simple. It has somewhat similar ingredients as the previous cheesecake truffle recipe, which also makes use of pumpkin puree.
Instead of the melted dark chocolate, these truffles are coated with white chocolate coating. The truffles are delicious but won’t kick you out of ketosis since the makes use of sugar-free white chocolate.
You could make a batch of dark chocolate ones and a batch of these white ones. I think the two would look good on a serving dish. I’m sure they won’t last long!
10. Keto Halloween Cookies
If you need more inspiration for a delicious Halloween cookie recipe, take a look at these Keto Halloween Cookies from Tisa recipe creator at My Sweet Keto. Most of the ingredients are keto-friendly, such as the coconut flour, almond flour, and powdered erythritol.
Just a word of warning. The recipe calls for IMO (Isomalto-oligosaccharide) which some people prefer to avoid. It is a sweet-tasting, high-maltose syrup. Found naturally in some whole foods it can also be manufactured to be added to packaged products.
It’s a sweet-tasting, zero-calorie prebiotic fiber that usually has zero effect on blood sugar so is marketed as low carb. However a 2017 study has shown it to significantly spike blood glucose in some individuals!
Making these cookies is fun and easy, especially if you have some kids around. You’ll be using melted chocolates to decorate and make those scary-looking faces, which is a great way to hone their creative skills.
11. Bloody Eyeballs
Scare your Halloween guests with these bloody eyeballs from Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo. This fruity dessert makes use of Longan fruit, a low-carb fruit that has only 4 grams of carbs per ounce.
It also uses blueberries, which is another keto-friendly fruit and some frozen mixed berries for the bloody puree. Each piece of these eyeballs contains 2 grams of net carbs, so eating a couple of them will not ruin your low carb diet at all.
12. Bloody Brains
If you need more ideas for bloody Halloween dessert recipes that could scare your guests check out these Bloody Brains another one from Elviira over at Low Carb So Simple. This recipe uses gelatin to make a bloody human brain with the help of a brain mold.
Sugar free strawberry jam is then poured into the middle to mimic the blood. Indeed, this dessert is very interesting and will surely have your guests giggling especially when it’s sliced open to reveal the bloody strawberry jam.
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