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Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Dessert Recipes

Having diabetes doesn't mean you have to give up desserts. Try these diabetic sweet treats -- full of flavor and absolutely delicious -- that have been updated just for you.

Peanut Butter Swirl Chocolate Brownies

The perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter gives these brownies a rich taste for only about 150 calories per serving. We offer a variety of flour substitutes to fit your nutritional needs and tastes.

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Cherry-Almond Cheesecake Bars

Use a sugar substitute in place of sugar in this recipe to bring the carb count down to 9 grams. No worries, these decadent bars pack a full cheesecake flavor!

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Orange-Grapefruit Cobbler

The citrus in this cobbler gives the dish a beautiful, bright color that is great for serving to guests. Plus, it contains one serving of fruit and has only 3 grams of fat per serving.

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Apple Spice Cake

This is the perfect warm comfort dessert. A dollop of whipped topping and a sprinkle of cinnamon finish off the look.

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Mini Maple-Pecan Pies

Enjoy pecan pie without all of the carbs and calories with this handheld dessert that has less than 200 calories and 19 grams of carb per serving.

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Double-Berry Pie Squares

A graham cracker crust is piled high with a strawberry-raspberry filling for a refreshing treat that requires no baking.

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Brandied Apple Strudel

This impressive strudel boasts fruit, spice, and everything nice -- all for only about 100 calories per serving! Use a sugar substitute to make the calorie and carb counts even lower.

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Stovetop Peach-Blackberry Crisp with Oatmeal-Coconut Topping

The crisp oatmeal topping provides a crunchy contrast to the luscious, warm fruit, plus you get a scoop of ice cream for a carb-worthy dessert the whole family will love.

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Cantaloupe-Tarragon Granita

This melon-and-herb combo is quick to make, beautiful to serve, and delicious to eat! With only 45 calories and 11 grams of carb per serving, this is definitely a guilt-free frozen treat.

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Layered Brownies

This chocolaty delight is topped with walnuts and oats for a diabetes-friendly brownie that pairs perfectly with a cold glass of milk.

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Chocolate Chunk Cherry Cookies

These cookies are a chocolate lover's delight! Featuring a chocolate cookie filled with white and dark chocolate, plus chopped dried cherries, these sweet treats have it all.

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Lemon-Pistachio Slice-and-Bake Cookies

These nut-and-citrus combo cookies are fun to make and give as food gifts. Or keep them for yourself and enjoy a low-carb cookie with less than 60 calories per serving.

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Frozen Raspberry Tart

This refreshing tart with a cookie-crumb crust is packed with berries, filling every bite with a smooth and creamy fruity flavor.

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Banana Split Cake Roll

Feel like a kid again while eating this cake roll -- it's packed with all the flavors of a banana split. Perfect for parties or special occasions, this cake roll will be a delicious hit.

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Mocha Angel Cake with Chai-Spiced Cream

A twist on the traditional! This cake is light and fluffy like angel food cake but features the added flavors of mocha and spice. It's sure to impress!

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Frozen Pineapple Right-Side-Up Torte

Don't let the picture fool you. All you need are seven ingredients to make this irresistible frozen dessert. Use a sugar substitute and enjoy this diabetic treat for only 16 grams of carb per serving.

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Orange Dark Chocolate Blossoms

The citrus in these cookies makes them light and refreshing, with the perfect chocolate fix on top. Give them as gifts, or savor them for yourself!

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Chocolate-Caramel-Peanut Crunch Pie

This classic candy bar combination of flavors will have people begging for the recipe. Only you will know it's diabetes-friendly with only 170 calories and 23 grams of carb per serving.

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Triple Chocolate-Hazelnut Frozen Mousse

The layers of flavored mousse in this recipe make it look and taste like the ultimate ice cake that's worth the splurge! One slice has about 200 calories and 18 grams of carb.

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Phyllo-Crusted Melon Cheesecake

Have a slice of this decadent and elegant twist on cheesecake featuring an assortment of fresh fruit -- all for 16 grams of carb per serving.

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German Chocolate Trifle

This rich chocolate trifle is the perfect dish to savor when you're looking for an indulgent dessert that won't blow your meal plan.

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No-Bake Cheesecake with Mango Puree

Stop saying no to cheesecake! This diabetic dessert has only 19 grams of carb per serving and boasts a creamy mango filling with a gingersnap cookie crust.

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Apple Crisp

There's nothing like this old-fashioned apple dessert to top off a good home-cooked meal.

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Banana Brownie Skillet

This diabetes-friendly dessert combines all the flavors of a banana split in a brownie!

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Chocolate-Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Not just for breakfast, granola adds a low-fat crunch to the top of these chocolate cupcakes.

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Berry Dessert Nachos

Crispy tortilla wedges are loaded with irresistible layers of fresh berries, a light and fluffy cinnamon-and-sour cream topper, toasted almonds, and a dusting of chocolate -- all for only 2 carb choices.

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All-Star Peanut Butter Cookies

The fascinating thing about these irresistible peanut butter morsels is that they contain no flour. For holidays throughout the year, imprint them with cookie cutters to fit the season.

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Rocky Road Parfaits

Sugar-free pudding and light whipped dessert topping make these chocolatly parfaits healthful enough to enjoy often.

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Black Forest Trifle

This cherry-studded delight is so luscious, no one will ever guess it's low enough in calories, fat, and carbs to fit into a diabetes meal plan.

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Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you're in the mood for something sweet, remember these soft and satisfying chocolate chip cookies. You can have one as a treat without derailing your daily meal plan.

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Chocolate Sherbet

This chocolaty frozen treat makes the perfect light ending to a hearty holiday meal. Don't skimp on chilling time for the whipping cream mixture. It needs to be thoroughly chilled to freeze properly.

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Nutty Carrot Cake Bars

Loaded with carrots, nuts, and pumpkin pie spice and slathered with a velvety cream cheese frosting, these bars are sure to become a family favorite.

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Chocolate Souffles

A devil's food souffle seems altogether too sinful to appear on a diabetes-friendly menu, but things aren't always as they seem.

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Berries with Custard Sauce

It's like a trifle without the cake! Instead of the sherry or orange liqueur used in traditional trifle, vanilla flavors our lightened custard dessert.

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Choose-a-Fruit Tropical Sherbet

Make it with mango, kiwifruit, or papaya. Unflavored gelatin and buttermilk give this sherbet its smooth texture while keeping the fat and calories per serving low.

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Coconut Cream Pie

This luscious pie is the perfect way to end a meal or celebrate a special occasion. Enjoy it with your favorite flavored coffee or tea.

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Double-Berry Cooler

Homemade gelatin desserts are a time-honored American tradition. This yummy, refreshing treat features fruit juices and fresh fruit.

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Coffee-Chocolate Marble Cake

Replacing frosting with Coffee Drizzle adds flavor and moistness to this carb-trimmed cake yet keeps the fat and calories in check. Changing to cake flour makes the cake more tender.

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Brownie Cookies

Cocoa powder and brown sugar blend to make these easy drop cookies taste like rich brownies. Revisit your childhood: Enjoy them with a glass of fat-free milk.

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Citrus Trifle with Orange Custard

You'll find a rainbow of colorful citrus at the supermarket. Showcase your favorites in this extraordinary dessert.

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Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

Quick Tip: Chocolate curls add an extra hint of richness to this elegant dessert. To make the curls, carefully draw a vegetable peeler across the smooth side of a milk chocolate candy bar.

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Cream Cheese-Filled Cantaloupe Bowls with Watermelon Sauce

Light cream cheese and a fresh-tasting raspberry-watermelon sauce turn ordinary cantaloupe into a delightful dessert updated just for you.

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Berry-Filled Chocolate Crepe Cups

If your mini crepes aren't perfectly round, don't worry. You can trim the uneven edges or just leave them for visual interest.

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Glazed Strawberry Pie

Luscious, juicy berries pack this classic pie. Serve topped with a spoonful of light whipped dessert topping for a well-deserved treat.

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Pear-Rhubarb Crisp

Not only do whole grain cereals increase the fiber in this low-sugar fruit crisp, they make the topping very easy to fix.

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Gingered Shortcake Bites

Crystallized ginger is gingerroot that's been simmered in syrup and coated with sugar. Look for it in your supermarket's produce or spice section.

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Cherry-Apricot Freeze

This colorful frozen treat can be stored up to 1 month in the freezer. That means no wasted leftovers!

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Hold-That-Lime Strawberries

Sweet, juicy berries are ideal for scooping this citrusy sour cream dip.

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Black and White Meringue Bites

Alternating chocolate and white layers in these crisp treats gives added eye appeal when you arrange them in a serving bowl or on a platter.

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Yo-Yos

You might wonder why these are called Yo-Yos! They look like the familiar toy with two outside pieces and something in the middle.

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