10 Delicious, Diabetic Desserts

These easy dessert recipes make eating well with diabetes a little sweeter.

Compiled by Amy Zerello from readersdigest.com
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    Black Forest Mousse Cake Recipe

    Here's a heavenly warm chocolate cake that is very light, surprisingly low in fat, and much easier to make than you might think.

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    Lemony Blueberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe

    If you love cheesecake -- and who doesn't? -- you will certainly enjoy this wholesome bar cookie.

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    Creamy Baked Custards Recipe

    These creamy baked custards, delicately flavored with vanilla and accompanied by a fresh cherry compote, are easy to put together.

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    Angel Food Cake Recipe

    Virtually fat-free, this light sponge cake is a crowd-pleaser.

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    Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu Recipe

    This delectable version of the popular Italian dessert includes traditional sponge cakes soaked in coffee and liqueur.

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    Five-Star Cookies Recipe

    These nutty, moist cookies are satisfying without being too sweet.

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    Baked Almond-Stuffed Peaches Recipe

    Turn fresh peaches into a fabulous warm dessert by stuffing them with dried apricots, toasted almonds, and crushed amaretti cookie crumbs.

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    Maple-Walnut Roasted Apples Recipe

    Walnuts and maple syrup make this baked apple recipe a deliciously satisfying and healthier dessert.

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    Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Trail Bars Recipe

    These homemade trail bars are packed with protein and make a great energy-boosting snack.

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    Strawberry-Banana Delight Recipe

    Turn a classic pairing of flavors into whipped gelatin.

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    Your Comments

    • Noukky

      Sorry to say this, but when a recipe has 1 1/2 cup of pastry flour, it is not diabetic ” Friendly”. I can’t believe the amount of carbs in these ingredients..!!!! It is utterly shocking!! How many Insulin units would I have to inject in order to eat just a small portion of one of these desserts?? If you inject more than 4 units before a meal you can gain 10 lbs in a year!!!! I’m talking 4 units!! This is not even the norm among Diabetis..I know people who commonly inject between 45-65 units per day, just to eat what they want….Every diabetic should research on the bad side effects of Metformin, Insulin and all the drugs attached to Diabetes…..Go Vegan, Raw, and low carb for heaven sakes….No wonder so many are fat and unhealthy!!!

    • jj henry duce

      my papaw is a diabetic so I am going to try to make these for him

      • Noukky

        PLEASE DON’T !!!!!!! YOU WILL KILL HIM WITH TOO MANY CARBS..HIS BLOOD SUGARS WILL SKYROCK…CHECK THE VEGAN LOW CARBS DESSERTS RECIPES ON THE NET…..FOR GOD’S SAKE AVOID ANYTHING THAT HAS ANY KIND OF FLOUR, SUGAR, DATES, SYRUP ,FRUIT JUICE…USE STEVIA FOR SUGAR, COCONUT FLOUR ( IN SMALL QUANTITY) IF YOU HAVE TO USE FLOUR…THERE ARE SOOOOO MANY SUBSTITUTES NOW , YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE DECADENT DESSERTS I MAKE WITHOUT FLOUR, SUGAR AND CARBS….TAKE CARE

    • Chip Caramel

      This is an insult to everyone out there who has diabetes. Including me. This is more like ’10 ways to kill a diabetic.’

    • Jade Yhnell

      Thanks to this recipe, I nearly killed one of my guests!!!! I googled Diabetic dessert recipes thinking I was being helpful and thoughtful of one of my guests who is Type 1 diabetic.Not so!!!!!!! Why would Readers Digest recommend this? I genuinely believed I was doing the right thing. Thanks very much READERS DIGEST !!

    • sinead kehoe

      as a diabetic i would not eat this….please note, it’s not only the sugar which has to be taken into consideration but also the amount of carbohydrate and with 42g per serving in this I wouldn’t recommend it for diabetics, I personally, would have to take an extra 6 units of insulin for this dessert alone and I would normally take about that amount for my dinner!!!!

      • Rose

        I am so sorry you have diabetes. To live being dependant on insulin just breaks my heart. I hope you’ve adapted well.

    • http://www.adaptamed.com/emr-news/ EMR Technician

      These desserts are delicious. Can these really be good for diabetic people? What does this recipe contain to make this fit for one?