Diabetic Desserts

Even if you're on a diabetic diet, you don't have to skip dessert. These healthy recipes make smart use of sugar substitutes and the natural sweetness of fruit, so you can create healthy, delicious desserts if you have diabetic restrictions or not.

See Popular Diabetic Desserts Recipes

Spicy Roasted Plums

Diabetic Living

Roasting the plums concentrates their flavor and allows the spices to penetrate the fruit. If you prefer, omit the sour cream topper and serve with vanilla frozen yogurt.

Pear Crunch with Lemon Cream and Blue Cheese

Diabetic Living

Quinoa, oats and walnuts combine with brown sugar and cinnamon to form the streusel topping on this tasty pear dessert. Watching your sodium? Omit the blue cheese.

Raspberry-Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

Diabetic Living

Almond milk, almond extract and slivered nuts offer a triple-play of nutty flavor in this light homemade ice cream.

Almond-Apple Trifles

Diabetic Living

Pomegranate juice, low-fat yogurt, and light dessert topping help keep this nutty home-style dessert recipe diabetic friendly.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling

Diabetic Living

Enjoy this fruit and cream cheese filling with cake, or try it with a mini whole grain bagel.

Rice Pudding with Apricots and a Cherry Swirl

Diabetic Living

Rice Pudding is a warm and comforting way to wake up your breakfast routine. Simply prepare this recipe before bed, turn on your slow cooker and your morning meal will be ready when you wake up.

Mascarpone-Stuffed Figs with Valencia Orange Glaze

Diabetic Living

Mascarpone cheese is a rich, buttery cheese with double or triple the cream. Just a little goes a long way to boost the flavor of these elegant figs.

Maple-Bourbon Chocolate Tiramisu with Pecans

Diabetic Living

The longer this tiramisu chills, the more the coffee flavor infuses into the ladyfingers. Try this dessert recipe the next time you need a make-ahead option!

Gingered Mango-Pineapple Crisp in Crunchy Wonton Cups

Better Homes and Gardens

Wonton wrappers make a low-fat tart shell for these Hawaiian-inspired fruit cups. This dessert is ideal for the diabetic diet.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Scones

Diabetic Living

Bakery muffins, scones and bagels are calorie bombs. Instead of buying, bake your own pastries at home to control the ingredients and keep the fat low. These sweet scones still taste like a big treat, even though they only have 180 calories!

Salted Caramel Pistachio-Apricot Baklava

Diabetic Living

A sprinkling of kosher salt sets off all of the sweet flavors stuffed inside this puff pastry dessert.

Chai-Spiced Cream

Diabetic Living

This creamy beverage topper boasts six spices that commonly season chai, a popular Indian tea drink.

Fresh Figs with Yogurt and Honey

Diabetic Living

Summer through early fall is the time to find fresh figs for this simple low- calorie dessert recipe.

Blackberry Frozen Yogurt with Toasted Almonds and Waffle Wedges

Diabetic Living

Blend any fruit, yogurt and honey for a naturally-sweetened frozen dessert to enjoy with waffle bites, in a cone or simply with a spoon.

Almond Sandwich Cookies

Diabetic Living

Make your own oatmeal cookie cream pies by stuffing two lacy oatmeal cookies with our easy vanilla cream.

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