These healthy dessert recipes are made with real ingredients, have little or no added sugar, and most of them are gluten free.
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I don’t have to feel guilty about giving my family sweets when I make them myself from scratch using real ingredients.
All of these healthy dessert recipes are made with real ingredients. That means you won’t find cake mix, pudding mix, or canned pie fillings on this list.
Cherry Frozen Yogurt with Mini Chocolate Chips from Brittany’s Pantry
This looks SO good!
Cinnamon Roasted Persimmons from Mama Likes To Cook
These make an easy treat with no added sugar.
Apple Rose Flower Pastries from The Thrifty Couple
These treats look so pretty when they are finished.
No-Bake Chocolate-Coconut Peanut Butter Bars from Two Healthy Kitchens
These no-bake bars are sweetened with honey and topped with a layer of chocolate. Yum!
Easiest Grape Sorbet Ever from Mama Likes To Cook
This one-ingredient treat is super easy to make and has no added sugar.
Banana Soft Serve Sundaes from Brittany’s Pantry
It’s an ice cream sundae without the ice cream! Don’t worry; you won’t even miss the ice cream.
Grilled Plums with Blue Cheese & Honey from Pepper Scraps
I have never seen anything like this, but the flavor combination sounds delicious. I have become a big fan of blue cheese crumbles as I have gotten older.
Persimmon Ginger Sorbet from Caroline’s Cooking
I have never used persimmons but this recipe makes me want to try them. I am more likely to buy a new ingredient if I know what I can do with it first.
Easy Strawberry Chia Seed Jam from Pepper Scraps
You might not think of jam as a dessert, but have you tried it on ice cream? I also used to give my daughter jelly bread as a snack when she was little and not quite ready for peanut butter sandwiches.
More Fruity, Healthy Dessert Recipes
Chocolate Covered Banana Bites from How to Have it All
We love bananas in our house but I don’t always want to eat a whole banana as a snack. A few of these chocolate covered banana bites would hit the spot.
Paleo Banana Coconut Foster from Confessions of an Overworked Mom
I love bananas!
Grilled Pineapple from A Few Short Cuts
This looks so good and has me dreaming of summer. I’m definitely going to try grilled pineapple as a side along with whatever else we are grilling this summer.
Homemade Dole Whip from A Few Short Cuts
I hear this is a famous treat at Disney. I have never been but this treat looks amazing.
Fresh Berry and Cream Cheese Dessert from The Thrifty Couple
This is another recipe that has me dreaming of summer!
Microwave Cinnamon Apples from Life With Captain Fussybuckets
These are so simple to make, naturally sweetened and can make a great treat on their own or served with ice cream.
More Decadent, Healthy Dessert Recipes
Indecisive Cookies (Peanut Butter + Chocolate Chip + Oatmeal Raisin) from Worth Cooking
Can’t decide if you want to make oatmeal raisin or peanut butter or chocolate chip cookies? You don’t have to decide with these Indecisive Cookies. As an added bonus, this recipe is gluten free!
Fudgy Avocado & Oat Brownies from How to Have it All
I love when I can add healthy avocado into our favorite foods.
Healthy Caramel Sauce from Worth Cooking
This caramel sauce actually has no sugar added! This would make a guilt free topping for ice cream or fruit.
Homemade Vanilla Pudding from Ann’s Entitled Life
I love the idea of making homemade pudding rather than buying premade pudding or boxed mixes.
Surprisingly Decadent Brownies from Two Healthy Kitchens
These healthy, whole wheat, one bowl brownies would be perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day you want to show someone you love them.
Chocolate Coconut Bars from Vegetarian Gourmet
These remind me of a healthier version of a Mounds bar.
Make sure you pin a few of these recipes, or the entire collection, to try later.