Who doesn’t LOVE sweets? We know we sure do! With two holidays centered around candy and sweets coming up we thought you’d like to check out these diabetes-friendly treats that won’t spike your sugar but WILL satisfy your cravings!

Strawberry-Chocolate Greek Yogurt Bark

Craving some chocolate bark? This healthier version will satisfy all your sweet cravings as a quick snack or delicious dessert!

What You’ll Need:

  • 3 cups full fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups sliced strawberries
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips

Step 1
Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2
Stir yogurt, maple syrup (or honey) and vanilla in a medium bowl. Spread on the prepared baking sheet into a 10-by-15-inch rectangle. Scatter the strawberries on top and sprinkle with chocolate chips.

Step 3
Freeze until very firm, at least 3 hours. To serve, cut or break into 32 pieces.

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Fill your home with the scrumptious scent of these chocolatey brownie cookies that everyone can enjoy!

What You’ll Need:

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup buttermilk or sour milk (see Tip)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon sifted powdered sugar

Step 1
In a small bowl stir together flour and baking soda; set aside. In a medium saucepan melt butter; remove from heat. Stir in granulated sugar, cocoa powder and brown sugar. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour. (Dough will be stiff.)

Step 2
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Drop chilled dough by rounded teaspoons onto a cookie sheet.

Step 3
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Crispy Peanut Butter Balls

This super simple 4 ingredient recipe is the perfect go-to snack or quick sweet treat! If due to allergies you cannot enjoy peanut butter you can always swap it out for almond butter or sunflower seed butter!

What You’ll Need:

  • ½ cup natural peanut butter, almond butter or sunflower seed butter
  • ¾ cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips, melted

Step 1
Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper. Combine peanut butter, cereal and maple syrup in a medium bowl. Roll the mixture into 12 balls, using about 2 teaspoons for each. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Freeze the balls until firm, about 15 minutes.

Step 2
Roll the balls in melted chocolate. Return to the freezer until the chocolate is set, about 15 minutes.