11 Best Keto Candy Alternatives to Buy | Perfect for Easter Baskets!

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Need some low carb candy recommendations? With Easter around the corner, check out the best keto candy options!

Don’t let keto keep you from enjoying sweets!

We’ve got good news – you can still get your candy fix, but without all the sugar and carbs! We’re sharing 12 keto candy alternatives that will let you give in to those sweet tooth cravings without falling off the keto wagon. 🍫

With Easter around the corner, we can’t think of a better time to add some of these treats to this year’s Easter baskets!


We get that everyone does keto in their own way. With that said, the low-carb candy options below are just suggestions and we encourage you to do what works best for you!

Keep in mind that some of the sugar alternatives used in these candies may knock you out of ketosis. However, we still think these are better options than all the sugar-filled candies available. Also, note that excessive consumption of select artificial sweeteners with sugar alcohols may have a laxative effect (i.e. sorbitol, xylitol, mannitol, erythritol, & maltitol). 💩

1. ChocZero Unicorn Marshmallows

choczero keto marshmallows

Say goodbye to Peeps! These Unicorn Marshmallows from ChocZero are as fluffy and light as they are delicious. Our Hip sidekick Rachel thought her daughter would notice something was off about these sweet treats, but she loved them!

  • Serving Size: 30g | 50 Calories | 0g Fat | 21g Total Carbs | 20g Fiber | 1g Protein | 1g Net Carb
  • Ingredients: Non-GMO Resistant Dextrin, Fructooligosaccharides, Water, Gelatin, Natural Vanilla Flavor, Natural Color, Monk Fruit Extract.

Where to buy:

  • ChocZero – use promo code HIP2KETO to score 10% off, plus get free shipping on orders over $35!

“These unicorn ‘smallows are absolutely everything!!!! I hope these are a permanent part of ChocZero’s regular inventory. They are soft and full of awesome flavor. We love them! Even our little picky eater loves them…” – Tammy

2. Shrewd Food Milk Chocolate Keto Krac Bar

shrewd foods box with keto krac candy bars

Keto Krac Milk Chocolate Bars are a H2K favorite. They’re tasty, high protein, and low carb. Despite the delicious taste, there are no artificial flavors or colors!

  • Serving Size: 1 Bar | 150 Calories | 11g Fat | 14g Total Carbs | 5g Fiber | 7g Protein | 3g Sugar | 6g Sugar Alcohol | 3g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: No-Sugar-Added Milk Chocolate (Cocoa Butter, Erythritol, Unsweetened Chocolate, Whole Milk Powder, Inulin, Nonfat Dry Milk, Soy Lecithin, Natural Vanilla Extract, Salt, Stevia Extract), Milk Protein Isolate, Coconut Oil.

Where to buy:

“I live in Florida, so I was worried that the chocolate would be melted. Not so! They shipped in an insulated package with a cold pack. Awesome product, awesome customer service! These high-quality chocolate bars are very similar to a Nestle Crunch. I actually like them better! Being on Keto is much easier now with chocolate as good as this! THANK YOU!!” – Michelle

3. Quest Peanut Butter Cups

Quest brand peanut butter cups in packaging in a pile

Peanut butter lovers know that if you’re going keto, you need a good peanut butter cup. Luckily, Quest has arguably the best one on the market! It’s made with dairy-based proteins and has only a single gram of sugar!

  • Serving Size: 2 Cups | 200 Calories | 15g Fat | 13g Total Carbs | 4g Fiber | 11g Protein | 1g Sugar | 8g Sugar Alcohol | 1g Net Carb
  • Ingredients: Whey Protein Isolate, Erythritol, Unsweetened Chocolate, Cocoa Butter, Peanuts, Palm Kernel Oil, Soluble Corn Fiber, Sodium Caseinate. Contains Less Than 2% Of The Following: Lecithin (Sunflower And/Or Soy Lecithin), Sea Salt, Butterfat, Natural Flavor, Peanut Oil, Sucralose.

Where to buy:

“These are my favorite protein snacks I’ve found yet! I love these even more than a real Reese’s, they’re so good. I was worried I would want to eat multiple packages at once, but after eating just one out of the two cups in a single package I felt full so that’s a win as well!” – Target Reviewer

4. Lily’s Sour Gummy Worms

lily's gummy worms

If you’re a sour candy person, then you have to try these sour gummy worms from Lily’s! The tangy exterior eventually turns sweet, and the Tart Apple-Peach and citrusy Lemon-Raspberry flavors really complement each other.

  • Serving Size: 1 pouch | 180 Calories | 0g Fat | 42g Total Carbs | 24g Fiber | 0g Protein | 5g Net Carb
  • Ingredients: Non-GMO Soluble Corn Fiber, Allulose, Erythritol, Lactic Acid, Pectin, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Stevia Extract, Natural Flavors, Colors Added (Apple, Blackcurrant, Carrot, Pumpkin, Saffron, and Spirulina Concentrate).

Where to buy:

“The sour gummy worms were good, but I could pick up on an aftertaste from the stevia and erythritol. I’m pretty picky on that. But if people don’t mind that or aren’t sensitive to it, they’d probably really like these sour gummy worms! I think Lily’s does a good job with all their products so they’re definitely worth trying.” – Emily, Hip Sidekick

5. Smart Sweets Sour Blast Buddies

keto-friendly smart sweets gummies

Think of these as the keto version of Sour Patch Kids! It’s definitely dirty keto, but this is one of Collin’s favorite candies. These vegan candies are a mouther-watering mix of berry, blue raspberry, lime, lemon, and orange flavors that we can’t get enough of.

  • Serving Size: 1 bag | 100 Calories | 0g Fat | 42g Total Carbs | 13g Fiber | 3g Sugar | 11g Allulose | 0g Protein | 18g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: Non-GMO Soluble Corn Fiber, Allulose, Isomalto-Oligosaccharides (vegetable source), Lactic Acid, Chicory Rooy Fiber, Modified Potato Starch, Rice Flour, Fumaric Acid, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Natural Berry, Blue Raspberry, Orange, Lemon, and Lime Flavors, Fruit and Vegetable Juice (for color), Coconut Oil, Carnauba Wax, Spirulina Extract (for color), Stevia, Leaf Extract, Monk Fruit Extract.

Where to buy:

“These are an awesome alternative to sugary sour patch kids. My 3-year-old even loves them!” – Target Reviewer

6. Think! High Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Think keto bar sitting on the table

Holy moly, these are out-of-this-world delicious! We’ve raved about these in their own product review because they’re seriously the tastiest on the market. Sure, protein bars are typically perfect for on-the-go and not usually classified as keto candy, but these are more like delicious desserts, and each bite makes you feel like you’re eating a real candy bar.

  • Serving Size: 1 Bar | 180 Calories | 14g Fat | 14g Total Carbs | 3g Fiber | 2g Sugar | 7g Sugar Alcohol | 10g Protein | 4g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: Peanuts, Erythritol, Whey Protein Isolate, Milk, Cocoa Butter, Unsweetened Chocolate, Chicory Root Fiber, Milk Protein Isolate, Palm Oil, Butterfat, Salt, Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Stevia Leaf Extract.

Where to buy:

“These bars are a game-changer. Out of all of the bar brands I’ve tried, there have been a lot of great ones, but these are officially my new favorite! I really like how affordable they are, usually $1-$1.50 per bar which is awesome, especially for a keto product.” – Angela, Hip Sidekick

7. ChocZero Milk Chocolate Covered Coconut Double-Dipped Almonds

chocolate-covered coconut almonds on the counter

Once again, ChocZero has blown us away with its chocolate-covered almonds. We love these so much that we made an entire product review about this perfectly poppable keto candy. The almonds are packaged 2 into a bag, so they’re easy to portion control (…or you could always grab a second pouch 😉).

  • Serving Size: 1 oz (about 5-6 almonds) | 3.5 servings per container | 130 calories | 10g Fat | 14g Total Carbs | 9g Fiber | 1g Sugar | 2g Protein | 5g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: Milk Chocolate Confection (chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, whole milk powder), Non-GMO Resistant Dextrin, Roasted Almonds, Coconut Shreds, Vegetable Oils and Fats (sustainable palm fruit oil, coconut oil, cocoa butter), Monk Fruit Extract, Natural Flavors. Contains Milk, Almonds, Coconut.

Where to buy:

  • ChocZero – use promo code HIP2KETO to score 10% off, plus get free shipping on orders over $35!
  • Vitamin Shoppethese ones are caramel toffee flavored!

“I love the ChocZero double-dipped almonds so much! I keep a pack at my desk (with a bag of their milk chocolate chips) for when sugar cravings strike! The almonds are individually portioned in packs of two, which also keeps me from snacking on too many at a time. 😉 I love the coconut flavor with the almonds and I especially love that there is no added sugar!” – Jenna, Hip Sidekick

8. Lily’s Chocolate Bars

holding Lily's chocolate bar

If you haven’t heard of Lily’s, your taste buds are seriously missing out. This decadently delicious chocolate is sweetened with stevia making it a sweet treat that’s actually low in carbs! Our Hip2Keto team loves their keto candy! Collin’s favorite is the Salted Almond Milk Chocolate variety.

  • Serving Size: 30g | 130 Calories | 14g Fat | 21g Total Carbs | 11g Fiber | 6g Sugar Alcohols | 3g Protein | 4g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients (based on Almond milk chocolate): Unsweetened Cocoa, Cocoa Butter, Erythritol+, Inulin, Dextrin+, Organic Whole Milk Powder (rbst-free), Dry Roasted Almonds, Milk Fat (rbst-free), Sea Salt, Organic Soy Lecithin, Stevia Extract, Vanilla Extract.

Where to buy:

  • Amazon
  • Walmart
  • Vitacost
  • In-store at Whole Foods Market, Sprouts, Publix, Kroger, Safeway, and other retail stores are listed here.

“I LOVE these chocolate bars! This is definitely my favorite flavor. It’s so great when you need a little chocolate, but don’t have to feel bad about eating it because of sugar. Highly recommend giving this a try if you’re trying a no added/low sugar diet!” – Target Reviewer

9. HighKey Chocolate Caramel Clusters

highkey caramel clusters

These HighKey Caramel Clusters are a little pricey, but OMG they sure are decadent. I’ll grab one and immediately put the box at the back of the pantry so I’m not tempted to grab another because I could seriously eat the entire box of six all at once. One taste and you’ll be hooked!

  • Serving Size: 1 Piece | 110 Calories | 10g Fat | 17g Total Carbs | 7g Fiber | 1g Sugar | 2g Erythritol | 4g Allulose | 2g Protein | 4g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: Milk Chocolate Confection (Cocoa Butter, Erythritol, Unsweetened Chocolate, Whole Milk Powder, Inulin, Nonfat Dry Milk, Soy Lecithin, Natural Vanilla Flavor, Salt, Stevia Extract) Pecans, Allulose, Pasteurized Cream (Milk), Soluble Corn Fiber, Inulin, Natural Flavors, Natural Caramel Flavor, Sea Salt, Natural Butter Flavor (contains Milk), Locust Bean Gum, Stevia Extract, Xanthan Gum, Monk Fruit Extract.

Where to buy:

“I’m slightly obsessed with these caramel clusters and they are my go-to treat when I’m craving chocolate. There’s no weird aftertaste and they really are a piece of keto heaven!”– Cass, Hip Sidekick

10. ChocZero Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Squares

holding ChocZero candy square

What would we do without ChocZero keto candy?! Their Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Squares are creamy, rich, and ideal for anyone with dairy allergies or erythritol sensitivities. Monk fruit is one of our favorite keto sweeteners and we love the flavor that it gives this satisfyingly delicious low-carb chocolate.

  • Serving Size: 1 square | 45 Calories | 4.5g Fat | 5g Total Carbs | 1g Fiber | 0g Sugar | 0g Protein | 1g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: Dark Chocolate (unsweetened chocolate, cocoa butter), Soluble Corn Fiber, Sunflower Lecithin, Monk Fruit Extract, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans.

Where to buy:

  • Amazon
  • ChocZero – use promo code HIP2KETO to score 10% off, plus get free shipping on orders over $35!

“This is amazing. Every now and again, I get a strong chocolate craving, and 95% cocoa isn’t cutting it. I was very impressed and almost suspicious about how good this tasted. Now, I’ve been keto for a long while, so maybe I’m forgetting what real chocolate tastes like, but this tasted no different to me.

I was worried I had made a mistake and that I would go right out of ketosis…nope…tests show I’m still right where I want to be. I had my husband try it and he’s one of those guys that hate ‘diet food’ you know the type, and he loved them. I do not leave reviews ever, I was just so excited about these I had to review for other keto followers.” – Amazon Reviewer

11. Carb-O-Licious Low-Carb Rum Balls

Carb-O-Licious Low Carb Rum Balls

These rum balls are so unbelievably yummy, they’ll have you doing a doubletake of the label, but don’t worry, they’re keto-approved! They’re a great on-the-go snack when you need a little protein boost, and they also make the perfect chocolatey topping for keto ice cream.

  • Serving Size: 1 ball | 130 Calories | 12g Fat | 8g Total Carbs | 2g Fiber | 5g Sugar Alcohols | 3g Protein | 1g Net Carbs
  • Ingredients: Almond Meal, Eggs, Erythritol, Sucralose (sweeteners), Canola Oil, Cocoa Powder (processed with alkali), Natural & Artificial Flavors, Baking Soda, Coffee Powder, Coconut, Flaxseed, Trans-Fat-Free Shortening, Sugar-Free Choc, Canola Oil, Erythritol, Cocoa Powder (processed with alkali), Sucralose, Artificial Flavor.

Where to buy:

“These are fabulous!! I’m on a keto diet and these help on those days of the month without the guilt!!! So yummmmy!!! The Rum flavor is subtle with no aftertaste from the sugar-free sweetener which is a big plus. Highly recommend these for anyone who is looking for a low-carb dessert.” – Amazon reviewer

Check out these 6 Best Sugar-Free Gummy Bears!

About the writer:

Kaitlyn has a Bachelor's Degree from St. John's University with 2 years of writing experience for LinkedIn, Celeb Magazine, and other various publications.

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Comments 7

  1. kristiehisey

    I don’t even like peanut butter, but those Think keto bars are so delicious!!

    • sbaggett

      We love them too!

  2. Rosa

    Trader Joe’s has a chocolate bar that is only 2 net carbs and it is super yummy. The name is simply lite, no sugar added. Comes in milk and dark chocolate and dark chocolate with almonds. Made with maltitol but taste is good.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Oh cool! Thanks for the suggestion, Rosa! We’ll have to look for that one!

    • yonawrites

      We looooove those bars. I will eat the milk chocolate one for the extra carb, but the dark with almonds is pretty good too. I use these to bake with too!

    • KayleighW

      It’s 2 net carbs/serving, not the whole bar. But they are delicious!

  3. wiscomom

    You mentioned some of these sugars can knock you out of ketosis. Which ones? I thought it was just if I consume too many net carbs in one day. Thanks

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