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14 Low-Carb Versions Of Your Favorite Holiday Desserts

Heavy cream is your friend.

If you're following a low-carb (or keto) diet, then the holidays can feel like a time of deprivation.

It may feel like everyone around you is indulging in delicious desserts, while you're trying your hardest to stick to your dietary goals while also having a good time. From pumpkin pies to cheesecake, here are 14 of the best low-carb options of your favorite sweet treats. They might not be completely void of carbs, but you'll be able to work most of these into your goals.

1. Pumpkin Pie

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Carbs per serving: 12 grams.

And to replace your regular ol' carb-heavy crust, here's a recipe for a low-carb coconut flour pie crust. Get the recipe.

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2. Pecan Pie

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Carbs per serving: 9.3 grams.

No holiday feast is complete without a slice of pecan pie, and not even the low-carbers in your dinner group should be missing out. Get the recipe.

3. Cheesecake

grassfedgirl.com

Carbs per serving: 4.4 grams.

You already consume copious amounts of cheese in your diet; here's how to have it for dessert too. Get the recipe.

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4. Banana Cream Pie

lowcarbmaven.com

Carbs per serving: 9 grams.

Ah, the amazing power of heavy cream and just a little bit of banana food extract. Get the recipe.

5. Boston Cream Pie Cake

alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Carbs per serving: 7.2 grams.

Poke holes into the cake, and top it with filling to make sure you get a dose of creamy deliciousness in every bite. Get the recipe.

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6. Blackberry Custard Pie

joyfilledeats.com

Carbs per serving: 8 grams.

It's a healthyish dessert that's at once creamy and buttery and 100% tasty. Get the recipe.

7. Mock Apple Pie

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Carbs per serving: 8 grams.

This pie is made with chayote instead of apple, but if you can't find chayote at your local grocery store, you can also use sliced zucchini pieces boiled in sweetened water for the same "mock apple" effect. Get the recipe.

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8. Chocolate Chip Cookies

beautyandthefoodie.com

Carbs per serving: 3 grams.

Don't forget to add the sea salt, which will bring out cookies' cocoa taste. Get the recipe.

9. White Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

joyfilledeats.com

Carbs per serving: 2 grams.

If you're a peanut butter fan, then you'll love this recipe which uses natural peanut butter and raw cocoa butter (for that white chocolatey flavor) to make a melt-in-your mouth treat. Get the recipe.

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10. Sour Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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Carbs per serving: 6.9 grams.

A serving of this for breakfast will get you right in the holiday mood. Get the recipe.

11. Peanut Butter Cups

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Carbs per serving: 4.5 grams.

In the keto world, these are known as "fat bombs" and they're good at both satisfying your appetite and helping get your daily filling of fat to energize you. Get the recipe.

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12. Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

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Carbs per serving: 5 grams.

Thankfully, cream cheese, heavy cream, and butter are all sources of full fat that are low in carbs. Get the recipe.

13. Brownies With Caramel Macchiato Icing

joyfilledeats.com

Carbs per serving: 3 grams.

Grab a serving of this instead of your regular cup of Joe and you'll perk right up. Get the recipe.

14. Cranberry Walnut Crumb Pie

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Carbs per serving: 8 grams.

Sometimes with desserts, the texture is the most iconic part. Such is the case with this crumble, which will definitely spread your entire dinner table with crumbs, and will definitely be worth it. Get the recipe.

15. Want more cooking inspiration?

* 16 Low-Carb Dinners That Aren't Boring

* 15 Keto-Friendly Recipes That'll Hit Every Spot

* 14 Hearty Recipes That Swap The Carbs With Veggies

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