If you’re following the keto diet, you know how hard it can be to fight tempting cravings for the sugary, carb-like treats you used to indulge in – but sweets are definitely off limits when you’re watching your carb intake. Not to mention that sugar, in general, is one of the worst ingredients for your health, and can absolutely ruin a clean, healthy diet.
To help you get ahead of carb cravings that can put a dent in your perfect keto diet daily macros, plus affect your ability to get into ketosis, we’re going to give you some keto recipes you can actually enjoy, guilt-free!
First, the following keto pie crust recipe is far from sinful while on keto, as it uses a very low-carb, natural sugar alternative. It’s also full of healthy fat, with its butter content (use grass-fed for the most health benefits), plus almond flour instead of regular flour – which also supplies you with vital vitamins and minerals, including totally skin-healthy vitamin E.
Feel free to use the following pie crust recipe to make a number of keto pie desserts with your favorite low-carb, high-fat filling! Or, stay tuned after the recipe for 3 totally-yummy, keto-friendly pie ideas! You can use our pie crust recipe when you make them, or the ones within each specific recipe… the choice is yours! Get your bake on!
310 Keto Pie Crust
- 1.5 cups almond flour
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup monk fruit sugar or another sugar-free alternative (we like Lakanto)
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Mix together the dry ingredients in a bowl (almond flour, sugar and salt) with a fork or whisk.
- Pour in the butter and vanilla extract. Mix until all the dry ingredients are coated. Transfer to a pie dish.
- Press batter into dish and using a knife or a fork, poke small holes into the bottom of the crust in multiple places to create tiny air sockets.
- Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven, add your filling, and bake an additional 10 minutes.
3 Drool-worthy Keto Pie Recipes
If you have a keto sweet tooth you haven’t been able to fulfill, grab a pie dish and get to work on one of these decadent, rich, and totally keto-friendly pies, below! I bet you won’t believe they actually fit within your low-carb guidelines!
1) Keto Chocolate Silk Pie
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This pie with a no-bake filling is extremely rich and decadent, and takes very little time to whip up yourself! If you’re had a major hankering for chocolate, this silky, creamy, buttery cocoa pie is your ticket to a little slice of heaven.
With high-fat ingredients like cream cheese, sour cream, whipping cream, butter, almond flour and egg, you can hit your daily fat macros easily, while you indulge. Plus, one of the best parts about this pie is that you don’t even have to worry about baking it – it simply needs to be covered and chilled in the refrigerator before serving.
The recipe recommends that each pie has 10 slices, with 1 slice per serving; And with 43.50g of fat, 9.48g of protein, and only 5.88g of net carbs in each slice, you’ll actually feel good about satisfying your chocolate craving with this pie!
Get this Keto Chocolate Silk Pie here.
2) Keto Peanut Butter & Chocolate Pie
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Do you love anything with the flavors of peanut butter and cocoa combined? Well, this is one of the best keto recipes to satisfy those cravings while on the keto diet. Forget candies such as chocolate peanut butter cups… This keto pie recipe perfectly combines the taste of creamy peanut butter with other indulgent, real food ingredients, like mascarpone cheese, heavy whipping cream, butter and dark chocolate squares. And the best part is, it’s totally homemade!
While the middle of this pie is thoroughly creamy, dreamy and delicious, the top is equally satisfying, with a drizzle of peanut butter and chocolate, and a delightful crunch from sprinkled peanuts. Plus, this is another recipe you don’t have to bake… making it even easier. You can enjoy it chilled in the refrigerator or even freeze it for a consistency similar to ice cream cake!
For this pie, the serving size is about 1/12th of the pie, and for that serving you get 48g of healthy fats, 10g of protein, 4g of fiber and only 5g of net carbs.
Get this Keto Peanut Butter & Chocolate Pie here.
3) Keto Coconut Cream Pie
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Stepping away from chocolate, this next keto recipe for those on the keto diet is for all the tropical coconut lovers out there! This pie is so creamy and indulgent, you’ll feel more than satisfied after having just one slice – being jam-packed with healthy fat ingredients like canned coconut milk, coconut flour, almond flour, butter, cream cheese, whipping cream, eggs, and toasted coconut flakes!
Coconut is now known as an extremely healthy fat that can even help lower bad cholesterol levels in your body and protect heart health. In addition, its amazing for your skin and hair health, and contains fat-burning fatty acids called medium chain triglycerides that can help boost energy – so it’s definitely beneficial that it’s the featured ingredient in this pie!
Although this particular keto recipe for coconut cream pie will take a bit longer to make than the first two, reviews mention that it’s absolutely worth the effort. And, if you want, feel free to make two at once so you can freeze one for later! With 43.2g of fat, 6.8g of protein, 3.3g of fiber, and only 5.2 net carbs per 1/12th slice serving, this keto recipe is a keeper for sure!
Get this Keto Coconut Cream Pie here.
What's your favorite keto dessert? Let us know in the comments, below!
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