The 18 Best Low-Sugar Vegan Desserts

Looking for low-sugar vegan desserts? Try these 18 dietitian-approved options that are all super tasty and sweet enough.

A table topped with bowls of dark chocolate pudding

I have a such a sweet tooth that I’d typically much rather have lower-carb sweet treats so my cravings don’t go into overdrive.

And of course, I’m always wanting to avoid that post-dessert sugar slump. You may also have a medical condition, such as type 2 diabetes, or be following a specific diet that lends itself to low-carb desserts.

For your next birthday blowout, dinner party, or just-because treat, add a few of these low-sugar vegan desserts to the treat table. I’m giving you more than two dozen low-sugar sweets to choose from!

Many of these low-sugar vegan desserts contain ingredients, such as nut butter and almond flour, that will help stabilize your blood sugar levels.

person cutting into a tray of brownies

18 low-sugar vegan desserts

You all have been asking for more low-sugar vegan dessert recipes. So here you go!

These picks are from my own kitchen and my registered dietitian colleagues and they are all super delicious and satisfying.

1. 5-Ingredient Vegan Banana Bread from my own kitchen
Looking for a delicious 5-ingredient vegan banana bread? This flavorful and moist banana bread is ready to eat in 30 minutes.
Check out this recipe
top down view of banana bread with bowls of berries
2. Mangoes and Cream Popsicles
from Laura Yautz, RD, owner of Being Nutritious. These frozen treats are sugar free, dairy free, and incredibly refreshing! Using just two ingredients, these popsicles whip up quick and are perfect for scorching summer days!
Check out this recipe
mango popsicles
3. Keto Chocolate Avocado Pudding
from Lyssie Lakatos RDN, CFT and Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, CFT, co-authors of The Nutrition Twins' Veggie Cure
Check out this recipe
4. Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse from my own kitchen
Want a delicious plant-based dessert that’s chocolatey, creamy, and healthy? Enter vegan avocado chocolate mousse. All you need is six ingredients, and this vegan dessert is ready to enjoy in under 10 minutes!
Check out this recipe
Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse
5. Chocolate Mocha Ice Cream
from Melissa Altman-Traub, MS, RDN. Chocolate mocha nice cream is creamy, delicious chocolate dessert you can easily make at home. There is no need to wait until the summer to enjoy this healthy chocolate mocha ice cream substitute.
Check out this recipe
6. Vegan Baked Rice Pudding with Berries from my own kitchen
If you're wanting a sweet vegan baked rice pudding recipe, you've come to the right place! It's great for dessert or breakfast.
Check out this recipe
7. Maple Pecan Baked Pears
7. Maple Pecan Baked Pears from Brittany Poulson, MDA, RDN, CDCES, author of The Healthy Family Cookbook. Sweet pears drizzled with maple syrup and filled with crunchy oats and pecans. These Maple Pecan Baked Pears are a healthier dessert option and will have your home smelling like fall!
Check out this recipe
maple pecan pears
8. Carrot and White Bean Vegan Blondies
from Lizzie Streit, MS, RDN, nutrition blogger at It's a Veg World After All. A delicious vegan blondie recipe using shredded carrots, Great Northern beans, peanut butter, and gluten free oats!
Check out this recipe
white bean blondies
9. Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding from my own kitchen
Looking for the best vegan chocolate pudding? This dairy free chocolate pudding recipe is a delicious alternative to the traditional variety.
Check out this recipe
10. Chocolate Chia Pudding
from Shahzadi Devje, RD, CDE, MSc, owner of Desi~licious RD. On the lookout for healthy chocolate desserts? Check out this chocolate chia pudding recipe that's sweetened with Medjool dates. It's perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert. Just top it with some fresh berries, and you're good to go! Vegan, diabetes diet friendly and gluten free.
Check out this recipe
A bowl of porridge
11. Slow Cooker Coconut Rice Pudding
from Kara Lydon RD, LYT, owner of The Foodie Dietitian.  Hands-off rice pudding ready in just four hours in the slow cooker. Made with brown rice and coconut milk, this recipe boasts extra fiber and is vegan-friendly!
Check out this recipe
coconut brown rice pudding
12. Chocolate Chickpea Blondie Bar
from Jennifer Hunt, RD, owner of Jennifer Hunt Nutrition. Gooey and decadent, you will never know these chocolate chip blondies are made with good-for-you ingredients!
Check out this recipe
chocolate chip blondies
13. Apple Cinnamon Granola Clusters
from Vahista Ussery, MS, MBA, RDN at To Taste. Made with oats, applesauce, peanut butter, and cinnamon, apple cinnamon granola clusters bring familiar fall scents into your kitchen!
Check out this recipe
14. Chocolate Coconut Cream Pudding
from Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN, owner of Bucket List Tummy. Chocolate Cream Pudding is a creamy, dairy free, coconut cream dessert recipe with only 3 ingredients! Make this quick and easy chocolate pudding with coconut milk when the craving strikes. 
Check out this recipe
chocolate coconut cream pudding
close up of a bowl of chickpea cookie dough
15. Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough from my own kitchen
Hello, nutritious vegan comfort food! Enter this edible vegan cookie dough recipe! It's delicious as is, or bake it into chickpea cookies.
Check out this recipe
vegan chickpea cookie dough
16. Wild Blueberry Lemon Nice Cream from my own kitchen
Want a delicious blueberry nice cream recipe? This lemon nice cream is the best homemade blueberry ice cream you'll ever have!
Check out this recipe
Wild Blueberry Lemon Nice Cream with Edible Flowers
17. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies
from Alena Kharlamenko, MS, RD, owner of Alena Menko Nutrition. These apple cinnamon oatmeal no-bake cookies are a healthy alternative to traditional no-bake cookies (and just as good!). This recipes is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar free.
Check out this recipe
18. Peanut Butter No-Egg Cookies from my own kitchen
Looking for delicious vegan peanut butter oatmeal cookies that also happen to be dairy free, gluten free, and allergy friendly? Here you go!
Check out this recipe
Top down view of baked cookies on a cookie sheet

Final thoughts

When it comes to choosing low-sugar vegan desserts, you have so many delicious choices to pick from, including these 18 dietitian-approved sweet treats.


Looking for low-sugar vegan desserts? Try these 18 dietitian-approved options that are all super tasty and sweet enough.

What’s your favorite low sugar dessert? Which of these low-sugar vegan desserts are you going to try first?

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