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

    • jj henry duce

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

    • 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?