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AIP Dessert Recipes [Egg-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo]

Louise | November 21
AIP Dessert Recipes [Egg-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo]

I know how tough being on the autoimmune protocol (AIP) can be, so hopefully this giant list of AIP Dessert Recipes will make life a bit easier for you!

I know some of you also have coconut allergies or you’re just tired of eating too many coconut products to replace everything else, so there’s a dedicated list of coconut-free AIP dessert recipes as well below.

I’ve worked really hard to ensure everything is 100% AIP-compliant, but my eyes were going dizzy trying to check through so many ingredient lists, so if there are any errors then please send us an email at to let us know.

Want to know more about the AIP diet?

The AIP (autoimmune paleo protocol) diet is a stricter version of Paleo that’s designed to help many people with autoimmune conditions. Certain foods like nuts, seeds, nightshades, and eggs are removed for several months and then gradually introduced over time to determine remaining sensitivity. For more information about the AIP diet, check out this comprehensive article.

And if you’re looking for the AIP food list, then click the green button below to download it.

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Why do these AIP dessert recipes not have vanilla extract?

There are several versions of the AIP diet, and we’ve tried to ensure these AIP dessert recipes complies with them all. In particular, the version that Sarah Ballantyne recommends in The Paleo Approach is very strict – it recommends avoiding vanilla (including vanilla extract) initially as well as chocolate, nutmeg, and various other spices and sugars.

So most recipes in this list comply with Sarah Ballantyne’s version but there are 2 additional lists at the bottom that contain AIP dessert recipes that comply with Sarah Ballantyne’s version except that the recipe includes vanilla extract or coconut sugar.

An option for those AIP dessert recipes is to omit the vanilla or to use a different sugar.

Here are just a few of the AIP Dessert Recipes we’ve included:

If you click or tap any of the links above, it will instantly take you to the recipe below. Or download the entire list by clicking on the green button below.

Our Top 5 Paleo AIP Dessert Recipes

Coconut Panna Cotta Citrus Cups

– Whole New Mom

Ingredients: full-fat coconut milk, unflavored gelatin, maple syrup or raw honey, fruit, lemons and/or limes, and fresh citrus zest and/or shredded coconut.

These are simply beautiful, and what a great idea to serve them in the lemon and lime peels. It makes for a refreshing and delicious dessert that will surely wow your family or guests.

Coconut Plantain Snickeroons

– Delicious Obsessions

Ingredients: plantain, coconut chips, virgin coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon.

These plantain snickeroons make fantastic snacks – make some in advance and keep them around!

Coconut Caramel Candy

– My Heart Beets

Coconut Caramel Candy

Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets

Ingredients: medjool dates, shredded coconut, coconut oil.

With only 3 simple ingredients, this is one of the easiest AIP dessert recipes around. And the candies are naturally sweetened using the dates.

Strawberry Shortcake

– Guts By Nature

Ingredients: fresh strawberries, honey, coconut milk, cassava flour, baking soda, salt, lard.

With this recipe you can still enjoy delicious strawberry shortcake even when you’re on the Paleo autoimmune protocol.

2-ingredient Banana Fudge

– My Heart Beets

2-ingredient Banana Fudge

Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets

Ingredients: bananas, coconut oil.

I love simple recipes, and this one is really super simple with just 2 ingredients. You could whip this up for dinner tonight.

Our Own AIP Dessert Recipes

Ambrosia Berry Salad

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Ambrosia Berry Salad Recipe #aip

Ingredients: coconut cream, fresh blueberries, fresh blackberries, fresh raspberries, fresh pineapple, shredded coconut (optional).

This is fruit salad, but not as you know it! Give it a try and you won’t regret it – it’s berry, berry nice! Ambrosia fruit salads are normally quite unhealthy, but our recipe brings it out of the food nasties zone and into the AIP-compliant zone.

Coconut Butter Stuffed Dates

– Paleo Flourish

coconut butter stuffed dates

Ingredients: coconut butter, dates.

This recipe is so simple but the results are ultra-tasty! All you need are 2 ingredients which means you can make these yummy snacks at a moments notice – perfect for last-minute guests or a moment of craving something sweet.

“Chocolate” Chip Cookies

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP “Chocolate” Cookies

Ingredients: coconut flour, cassava flour, carob powder, coconut oil, gelatin, hot water, honey.

An AIP diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some tasty chocolate chip cookies – here’s our tried and tested recipe to keep your cookie cravings at bay. So why not treat yourself right now and go bake a batch!?

Sweet Potato Cookies

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Sweet Potato Cookies

Ingredients: sweet potato, coconut oil, powdered gelatin, honey, coconut flour, baking powder.

Sweet potato is often part of a savory dish, but they are sweet, so why not utilise this in a dessert-friendly recipe?! This recipe does take a bit of prep time, but if you have a spare moment and fancy baking, then definitely give these cookies a try, you won’t regret it.

Blueberry Coconut Ice Pop

– Paleo Flourish

Blueberry Coconut Ice Pop [Paleo, Dairy-Free, AIP]

Ingredients: blueberries, coconut milk, raw honey, lemon juice, salt.

These blueberry coconut ice pops are amazing for the summer! They’re super quick and easy to make and absolutely delicious to eat. Plus, it’s completely dairy-free, all-natural and, of course, AIP compliant.

Raw Brownie Bites

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Raw Brownie Bites

Ingredients: soft dates, carob powder, coconut oil, unsweetened shredded coconut.

We all know chocolate is a no go on AIP… so how do we get brownies? Well, it’s all about the choice of ingredients, in this case, carob powder gives us the chocolatey taste without any of the caffeine that is present in cocoa. Dates make these treats chewy and delectable, just like the real thing, but you don’t even need the oven to make these beauties!


– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Waffles

Ingredients: gelatin, water, cassava flour, coconut flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, coconut oil, honey, blueberries (to serve).

You can’t beat the humble waffle when it comes to satisfying desserts (and breakfasts if you prefer) and we’ve come up with our own AIP-friendly version which is so simple to make – enjoy!


– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Marshmallows

Ingredients: water, gelatin powder, honey, avocado oil, arrowroot powder or carob powder (optional).

You can eat marshmallows without ruining your diet, well, you can if you follow our AIP recipe! Being smart about your sweet treat choices will mean you don’t have to miss out on delicious flavors you may have a craving for.

Pumpkin Pie

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Pumpkin Pie Recipe #aip

Ingredients: ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground mace, coconut flour, reserved pumpkin spice, runny honey, coconut oil, water, powdered gelatine, pumpkin puree, raw honey, full-fat coconut milk.

This is a Fall classic that you won’t want to miss out on. Our AIP-friendly pumpkin pie is the perfect dessert to serve up at Thanksgiving – your friends and family would never know it wasn’t just a regular non-AIP pumpkin pie.


– Healing Autoimmune

Coconut and Banana AIP “Chocolate” Brownies

Ingredients: coconut oil, gelatin powder, water, coconut flour, carob powder, over-ripe bananas, coconut cream.

Get ready to go ‘bananas’ for brownies – this recipe is so moist and yummy, you might feel like they can’t possibly be AIP-friendly… but of course, they are! The banana and coconut flavors are relatively light so you still get plenty of chocolatey tasting ‘pow’ from this easy to make dessert.

Coconut Cassava Pancakes

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Coconut Cassava Pancakes

Ingredients: gelatin, water, coconut flour, cassava flour, cinnamon or other AIP flavoring, coconut milk, honey, coconut oil, berries.

When only pancakes will satisfy your weekend breakfast cravings, turn to this super tasty recipe and tuck in! The blend of coconut flour with cassava flour gives your pancakes more body, so they make a really satisfying eat.

Coconut Cream Pie

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Coconut Cream Pie

Ingredients: coconut flour, honey, coconut oil, gelatin, water, coconut cream, full-fat coconut milk, honey.

This recipe was inspired by the food served up at an event I went to, because I knew I shouldn’t eat the coconut cream pie on offer, so I made my own AIP-friendly recipe. Honey keeps things sweet enough to make this dessert just as yummy as the traditional pie!

Golden Milk Popsicles

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Golden Milk Popsicles

Ingredients: coconut milk, raw honey, turmeric powder, ground ginger, cinnamon.

Store-bought popsicles are full to the brim with sugar, corn syrup and a whole host of additives, so I’ve created a recipe which has none of those nasties and is actually good for you! These golden milk popsicles have turmeric in them – an amazing ingredient for your health, but I’ve added cinnamon and raw honey to make sure these pops deliver on the sweetness too.

Mixed Berry Crumble

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Mixed Berry Crumble Recipe #aip

Ingredients: mixed berries, lemon juice, coconut flour, cassava flour, coconut oil, shredded coconut.

This delicious dessert is ‘berry’ tasty and will leave you feeling satisfied – berries are one of the food groups that AIP peeps can enjoy without worry. Buy in some frozen berries so you can make this luscious treat all year round!

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Ingredients: ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground mace, gelatin, water, cassava flour, salt, cream of tartar, baking soda, reserved pumpkin spice, coconut oil, honey, pumpkin puree.

Waffles are one of my favorite weekend breakfasts, but they also make a delicious dessert option. These pumpkin spice waffles are sure to please everyone in the house and are great for Fall – pumpkins are readily available in this season so you could be treating your family to scrumptious waffles from September all the way to December (and even beyond)!

AIP Dessert Recipes Including Coconut Sugar or Other Sugars

Pineapple Mango Banana Sorbet

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo pineapple banana mango sorbet recipe

Ingredients: frozen pineapples, frozen mango pieces, banana, stevia or other sugar, fresh lime juice.

This summery sorbet recipe is suitable for anyone because you don’t need an ice cream maker to actually make it. Just grab your blender and whizz up all of the delectable fruits before freezing. Enjoy this egg-free, coconut-free, dairy-free dessert whenever you need a little fruity, sweet bite to eat – you can share it if you’d like, but you don’t have to!

Vanilla Bean Faux Cheesecake

– Delicious Obsessions

Ingredients: coconut cream concentrate, shredded coconut, coconut flour, vanilla extract, orange extract, sea salt, liquid stevia, coconut milk, virgin coconut oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, honey or maple syrup, grass-fed gelatin.

This vanilla bean cheesecake is the perfect recipe if you want something simple that you can top with your favorite berries or AIP fruits. Of course, there’s no cheese in this dessert, it’s dairy-free, AND it doesn’t use nuts to replace the cheese like many other faux cheesecake recipes, so it’s a great choice for anyone who has a nut allergy!

Classic Apple Pie

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: apples, coconut palm sugar, cinnamon, sea salt, lemon, arrowroot starch, coconut flour, coconut oil.

Apple pie is one of those desserts that always goes down well, whether you’re enjoying as part of your regular weekly meals, or serving it up for family and friends at a dinner party. This recipe uses a different method to cook the apples, so you don’t end up with any mushiness and it is flavored to perfection with cinnamon for that warming, homely taste.

Blueberry Lemon Pie

– Strictly Delicious

Ingredients: blueberries, lemons, coconut or raw sugar, tapioca starch, powdered ginger, cinnamon, AIP pie crust.

Who loves pie? I do! So here’s a super fruity pie recipe that is sure to tickle your tastebuds. You can also make this recipe completely coconut free is you choose to use raw sugar instead of coconut sugar, either will work for this yummy dessert.

Blueberry Kuchen

– Fresh Start

Ingredients: sweet potato flour, arrowroot starch, cinnamon, coconut sugar, salt, avocado oil, blueberries, and maple syrup.

To continue with a blueberry theme, this kuchen recipe is another fruity delight. Using sweet potato flour in the base adds an element of sweetness that can sometimes be lost with other flour types. The recipe for the base could also be used to create a top for a fruit pie as it is nice and crispy.

Molasses Spice Cookies

– AIP Sisterhood

Ingredients: pumpkin, arrowroot, salt, coconut oil, maple syrup, molasses, coconut flour, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and coconut sugar.

You can’t go wrong with cookies for dessert, they are the perfect snack for anyone who likes to finish their dinner with a sweet bite to eat. AIP can make it difficult when it comes to desserts, but a little outside of the box thinking produces crunchy, yummy cookies like these – a cross between a snickerdoodle and a molasses sugar cookie!

Apple Crisp

– The Curious Coconut

Apple Crisp

Photo Credit: The Curious Coconut

Ingredients: apples, cinnamon, lemon, unsweetened shredded coconut, coconut flour, sucanat, coconut butter, coconut oil, and salt.

For an allergy-friendly dessert, look no further! This apple crisp recipe blends a crispy coconut flour topping with crunchy, cinnamon and lemon sprinkled apples – a great combo for the Winter months when all you need is comforting food to warm you through.

Paleo Peach Cobbler

– Gutsy By Nature

Ingredients: peaches, honey, cinnamon, lemon juice, cassava flour, baking soda, salt, lard, and coconut sugar.

Peaches are great! I think they can sometimes be a bit underrated, but they deserve some more positive press, so here’s a recipe to bring peaches into your kitchen and into your AIP baking sessions! This cobbler is so satisfying and just like the apple crisp above, is great for Fall and Winter.

Gingersnap Cookies

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: dates, arrowroot starch/flour, blackstrap molasses, maple syrup, coconut oil or lard, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, sea salt, and coconut sugar.

This cookie recipe was discovered when Mickey from Autoimmune Wellness was developing a ginger base for another recipe and thank goodness she discovered it! These chunky gingersnap cookies are such a good thing to have freshly baking when you have guests coming over – your home will smell amazing and you’ll have plenty of compliments on your biscuit snack of choice.

AIP Ice Cream Recipes

Mango Ginger Coconut Ice-Cream

– Paleo Flourish

Mango Coconut Ginger Paleo ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients: frozen mango chunks, coconut cream, unsweetened shredded coconut, lime juice, ginger, raw honey.

Desserts don’t have to be filled with sugars or dairy – you can even make ice cream without! Here’s a really yummy recipe for a very grown-up version of our childhood favorite, with mango and ginger flavors to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Blueberry Ice Cream

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe #aip

Ingredients: blueberries, full-fat coconut milk, honey.

Ice cream is a very popular dessert, especially in the Summer months, but the regular stuff does not suit AIP one bit. So here’s another AIP-friendly ice cream flavor to add to your repertoire!

Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Recipe #aip

Ingredients: fresh raspberries, full-fat coconut milk, honey.

Fresh raspberries are a true delight eaten straight out of the container, but in this recipe I’ve mixed their yumminess with some super tasty ice cream – and hey presto, the perfect Summer dessert is born! If you’re feeling herby, why not add some mint, basil, rosemary or thyme to the mix?

Easy Strawberry Ice-Cream

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients: strawberries, coconut cream, honey, coconut flakes.

This scrumptious strawberry ice cream recipe gets rid of the processed sugars and dairy, so you can have a healthier guilty-pleasure on hand then you need a summery sweet treat.

Madagascan Vanilla Ice Cream

– Healing Autoimmune

Ingredients: Madagascan vanilla pods, coconut milk, honey.

Classic vanilla ice cream can sometimes be the best because it always tastes how we expect – vanilla-ry! Madagascan vanilla pods are the perfect way to make your ice cream taste as amazing as possible and this simple 3-ingredient recipe is the perfect base for your favorite flavors and toppings.

Mint and Coconut Ice Cream

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Mint Coconut Ice Cream Recipe #aip

Ingredients: fresh mint leaves, full-fat coconut milk, avocado, honey, unsweetened desiccated coconut.

AIP-friendly and minty fresh – this ice cream recipe is so yum, you’ll never crave mint choc chip ever again! Using fresh mint leaves keeps that amazing depth of flavor which can sometimes be lost with an essence, not to mention how much better for you the real leaves are.

Lime and Cilantro Ice Cream

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Lime and Cilantro Ice Cream Recipe #aip

Ingredients: canned coconut milk, fresh cilantro, lime juice, lime zest, honey.

One thing I love about making my own ice cream is choosing the flavors based on the mood I’m in on the day I make it. Lime is super zesty and cilantro adds a fragrant citrus note to this lovely grown-ups-only ice cream!

Creamy Coconut Ice Cream

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Creamy Coconut Ice Cream

Ingredients: shredded coconut, canned coconut milk, canned coconut cream, honey.

Ice cream is a go-to dessert for many people, but on AIP, we need to be careful with our diets, so we have to get creative. This coconut ice cream is so creamy, you may never crave sugar-filled ice cream ever again!

Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream

– Joy Filled Nourishment

Ingredients: strawberries, coconut milk, lemon zest, maple syrup, and lemon juice.

I don’t know about you, but when I found this recipe from Joy Filled Nourishment I did a double take when I saw lemonade and ice cream in the same title. This would be a great recipe for sunny days to share with family and friends – ideal for dessert after a barbeque!

Coconut-Free AIP Dessert Recipes

Avocado Pudding

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Avocado Pudding

Ingredients: ripe avocados, raw honey, carob powder, cinnamon, salt.

If you need something quick and easy for your dessert, then look no further. This rich and chocolatey pudding is super yum and you get the creamy texture of avocado to make it extra luxurious!

Mango Sorbet with Mint

– Meatified

Mango Mint Sorbet

Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified

Ingredients: mango chunks, lime juice, mint, raw honey, mint extract.

Blended frozen mango chunks form the main body of this recipe but those little additions of lime and mint really add to the flavor. This is the perfect choice for a summer dessert and it is oh-so refreshing!

Raw Strawberry Papaya Ice Cream Tart

– Unconventional Baker

Ingredients: dried white mulberries, medjool dates, papaya chunks, strawberries, maple syrup, basil.

Go raw with your dessert and try out this yummy tart recipe which features a whole host of fruity delights. The Unconventional Baker likes to enjoy this treat for breakfast sometimes – we’re definitely keen to give that a try! This recipe is also suitable for Vegans, which is awesome.

Cherry Turnovers

– Don’t Eat The Spatula

Ingredients: cassava flour, arrowroot starch/flour, sea salt, palm shortening, cherries, arrowroot starch/flour, lemon.

If you’re after a cherry-licious treat to serve up to guests or just your family, then look no further – these cherry turnovers are the perfect choice for the transition from Summer to Fall as they can be served warm.

Lemon Popsicles

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Lemon Popsicle

Ingredients: water, lemon zest, fresh lemon juice, honey.

There aren’t many flavors more refreshing than lemon and these zesty popsicles are the perfect summertime treat for the hottest days of the year. Although, we recommend these yummy lollies for any time of year – they really cheer you up!

Persimmon Fruit Salad

– A Squirrel In The Kitchen

Ingredients: persimmons, pomegranate, pear, kiwis, Medjool dates.

Serve up this dinner party-worthy treat to your friends and family when you want a lighter dessert (great for Summer). Scoop out your persimmon flesh and fill it to the brim with delicious fruits – don’t forget to take photos of your fun, fruity creations.

Juice Jello

– Phoenix Helix

Ingredients: organic juice, grass-fed gelatin.

Let your inner child enjoy some fruity treats in the form of these juice jellies from Phoenix Helix. With just 2 ingredients, you will want to make these all the time. It’s up to you if you decide to share the joy!

Chocolate Waffles

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Chocolate Waffles

Ingredients: gelatin, water, cassava flour, cacao powder, salt, cream of tartar, baking soda, ghee, runny honey.

Almost everyone loves a good waffle, so why not pop an AIP twist on it AND add in some cocoa powder to make it extra special. There’s no need to go without on AIP, you just need to learn how to make the foods that make you and your body happy!

Tigernut Cassava Brownies

– Create Delicious

Ingredients: unsweetened applesauce, maple syrup, palm shortening, vanilla extract, tigernut flour, cassava flour, carob powder, baking soda.

This brownie recipe used cassava flour, which is a great choice for recipes which don’t contain egg. In this recipe, cassava flour helps the brownies to have a fudgy-yet-cakey texture, which sounds great to me! Enjoy these treats on a lazy Sunday in front of a good movie.

AIP Dessert Recipes Including Vanilla

Vanilla Persimmon Jello

– Paleo Flourish

Vanilla Persimmon Jello Dessert

Ingredients: persimmon, vanilla extract, gelatin powder, honey.

Getting gelatin into your diet can be quite easy when it comes to desserts, there are lots of options which require gelatin in their recipes. Here’s a nice simple recipe for you to try, which is a little different from your usual jello, but so tasty!

Blueberry Coconut Crumble

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Blueberry Coconut Crumble

Ingredients: blueberries, lemon juice, cinnamon powder, vanilla extract, cassava flour, coconut flour, coconut oil, shredded coconut.

A crumble is traditionally a British dish which came about during the war when rationed forced bakers to be creative with their makes – a crumble uses less flour than a pie would, but you still get the same yummy flavors, just a different texture. Here’s my AIP take on this classic!

Breakfast Cookies

– Real Everything

Ingredients: bananas, unsweetened applesauce, palm shortening, dates, coconut flour, cinnamon, vanilla, baking soda, lemon juice, shredded dried coconut, dried apricots, dried currants, raisins.

These cookies are the perfect thing to serve up at breakfast, especially if you’re in a rush. Make a batch at the beginning of the week and have some snacks ready for on-the-go moments or even for the kid’s lunch boxes. The dried fruits in these cookies add some chewy texture and keep things from being too dry.

Coconut Blondies

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Coconut Blondies Recipe #aip

Ingredients: coconut flour, cassava flour, baking powder, salt, coconut oil, honey, vanilla extract, coconut cream, gelatin, water, unsweetened shredded coconut.

Do you prefer blondes or brunettes? No, we’re not talking hair color here! We’ve given you a yummy brownie recipe already, but here are the blondies to test your tastebuds loyalties. Our coconut blondies are gooey and gorgeous and make the perfect sweet treat (and the perfect alternative to chocolatey brownies).

Paleo Pumpkin Cookies with Orange Glaze

– Plaid And Paleo

Ingredients: palm shortening, maple sugar, vanilla extract, pumpkin puree, cassava flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, medjool dates, pecans, coconut butter, orange.

When Fall comes around and brings a chill to the air, it can be so lovely to go into full-on cosy mode and pop your slippers on and sit in front of the fire with something tasty – these pumpkin cookies would make a great fireside snack or the perfect addition to the Thanksgiving table.

Maple Shortbread

– Melissa Joulwan’s Well Fed

Ingredients: coconut flour, coconut oil or ghee, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and sea salt.

Maple syrup is such a yummy ingredient to use when making desserts and the addition of vanilla really amps up the sweet taste of these shortbread biscuits. This shortbread would make a great gift for someone who perhaps isn’t as creative in the kitchen but follows an AIP diet – pop them into a decorative tin or box and you have a lovely present, ready for Christmas!

Banana Bread

– He Won’t Know It’s Paleo

Ingredients: bananas, coconut oil, coconut butter, honey, vanilla, lemon juice, coconut flour, arrowroot starch, salt, baking soda, cinnamon.

If you were under the impression that banana bread was impossible for AIP-compliant diets, then you would be incorrect! This recipe would be perfect for dessert or for a sweet weekend breakfast, or when you just want something easy and small to eat.

Rustic Blood Orange Tarts with Salted Chocolate and Basil

– Unconventional Baker

Ingredients: unsweetened applesauce, coconut oil, maple syrup, pure vanilla extract, salt, coconut flour, tapioca flour, cinnamon, carob powder, tapioca starch, large salt flakes, blood oranges, basil leaves.

Not only do these tarts look good, but they are also filled with flavors to die for – salted chocolate, basil and zesty blood orange… yum! Serve these to your guests at your next dinner party and watch the compliments roll in!

Banana Muffins

– Empowered Sustenance

Paleo Banana Muffins

Photo Credit: Empowered Sustenance

Ingredients: coconut flour, arrowroot flour, sea salt, baking soda, cinnamon, bananas, coconut or palm oil, applesauce, vanilla extract, gelatin, blueberries.

These muffins are another recipe that would work equally as well for breakfast as they would for dessert. Baking muffins without eggs can be tough to achieve, but follow this recipe and you’ll have a nommy batch of treats to share before you know it!

Pumpkin Spice Thumbprint Cookies

– A Girl Worth Saving

AIP Cookie Recipes

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: pumpkin puree, fine coconut shreds, coconut flour, green tipped banana, cinnamon, vanilla, coconut oil, coconut butter, green apple.

Cookies on their own are, of course, very yummy, but by popping a thumbprint into the middle of each cookie, you get space for some amazing toppings. This recipe is a Fall classic – pumpkin spice!

Honey Graham Crackers

– Beyond The Bite 4 Life

Ingredients: cassava flour, tigernut flour, green plantains, palm shortening, baking soda, sea salt, raw honey, vanilla.

For a more simple dessert option, you could give these Graham crackers a try. The savory salt flavoring is offset by the honey and vanilla in these crackers, so if you want to make things sweeter, you could use our AIP marshmallow recipe to make Smores!

Raw Tea Cake with Salted Chai Caramel Topping

– Comfort Bites

Ingredients: desiccated coconut, strong black tea bags, cinnamon stick, cloves, vanilla extract, ground ginger, dates, coconut cream.

The warming effects of chai tea can’t be beaten in the colder months and everyone loves a little slice of cake now and again. This recipe combines both of these yummy things and pops a bit of salted caramel into the mix too! Of course, this delicious cake is AIP-friendly, so you can enjoy this treat whenever.

Vanilla Cinnamon Coconut Milk Pudding

– The Curious Coconut

Photo Credit: The Curious Coconut

Ingredients: coconut milk, gelatin, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sweetener of choice.

Pudding is a nice light dessert, akin to ice cream, but with a different texture. This milk pudding from The Curious Coconut is full of warming cinnamon and sweet vanilla, ideal for serving up after you’ve enjoyed your dinner and just want something simple and sweet.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

– Flame to Fork

Ingredients: tapioca flour, coconut flour, gelatin, coconut sugar, sea salt, baking soda, palm shortening, maple syrup, vanilla, carob chips.

When you think of chocolate chip cookies, chewy is one of the things that comes to mind. This recipe uses gelatin and maple syrup to add to the chewy texture that you get in a regular cookie, but these cookies won’t give you any gut issues as carob chips replace caffeine-filled chocolate and tapioca and coconut flour replace regular flour.

Blueberry Bliss Bars

– My Whole Food Life

Ingredients: creamed coconut, fresh blueberries, maple syrup, ground vanilla beans.

Looking for something speedy to satisfy your sweet tooth? These blueberry bars have just 4 ingredients and take only 5 minutes to prepare, then they’re ready to eat in 15 minutes! You can’t beat this recipe for speed and, of course, the blissful taste of yummy blueberries.

Southern Style Strawberry “Jello” Cake

– The Curious Coconut

Southern Style Strawberry “Jello” Cake

Photo Credit: The Curious Coconut

Ingredients: coconut oil, palm shortening, unrefined sugar, applesauce, vanilla extract, raw apple cider vinegar, coconut flour, tapioca starch, baking soda, unrefined fine salt, gelatin, strawberries.

If there was ever a cake made especially for birthday parties, then this would be it. Who wouldn’t be delighted if this was put in front of them with candles at the top? Not only do you get a tasty cake, but you get a good dose of gelatin into your diet – perfect!

Chocolate Cake

– A Clean Plate

Ingredients: plantains, banana, pumpkin puree, coconut oil, maple syrup, carob powder, apple cider vinegar, vanilla extract, baking soda, cinnamon, cream of tartar, mace, avocado, banana, honey.

From one delicious cake to another – this time there’s chocolatey flavors at play. This would also make a great birthday cake for someone who is AIP-compliant, or anyone who likes a healthier option when it comes to food. Banana and pumpkin help to bind the ingredients, while carob powder brings us the chocolate taste.

Raspberry Pop Tarts

– A Girl Worth Saving

Paleo Raspberry Pop Tart

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: ghee, maple syrup, vanilla, sea salt, tapioca flour, ripe banana, coconut flour, fresh raspberries.

Fancy a healthier option for a sweet breakfast? Look no further than this AIP-friendly Pop Tarts recipe. Fresh raspberries provide a fruity filling for these pockets of yum and you can switch out ghee for coconut oil to get the Vegan version of this tasty treat.

Pumpkin Carrot Cakies

– Field Notes On Healing

Ingredients: coconut oil, banana, unsweetened applesauce, dates or raw honey, pumpkin, vanilla extract, coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, ground clove, carrots.

This recipe creates yummy treats that are a cross between cookies and cake – key the name “cakies”. These would be brilliant for Halloween parties or trick-or-treaters as they have a very autumnal feel to them. If you don’t need any sweeteners, just leave out the dates/honey.

Shortbread Cookies

– Eat Heal Thrive

Ingredients: coconut flour, arrowroot flour, sea salt, palm shortening, maple syrup, and alcohol-free vanilla extract.

If you’re looking for a recipe that’s perfect for the holiday season, then these shortbread cookies will go down a treat with all of your guests. All of the ‘ouchy’ ingredients that are in normal shortbread have been taken out and replaced with some kind, AIP-friendly ingredients, so it shouldn’t matter too much if you accidentally have one (or two) too many cookies.


– He Won’t Know It’s Paleo

Ingredients: applesauce, coconut butter, lemon juice, honey, coconut oil, vanilla, coconut flour, arrowroot flour, salt, cream of tartar, baking soda, cinnamon, evaporated cane juice, and gelatin.

This grain-free, egg-free snickerdoodle recipe is great for kids and big kids alike. Enjoy the light and soft texture while still getting the crunch you love. This recipe makes 18 cookies, so it’s perfect for when you’re entertaining guests in your home.

Raspberry Coconut Panna Cotta

– Phoenix Helix

Ingredients: full-fat coconut milk, lemon juice, gelatin, honey, raspberries, and vanilla.

Phoenix Helix developed this recipe especially for Valentine’s Day and the bright pink color you get with this recipe is perfect for a day of love. But you don’t have to limit this scrumptious panna cotta to just one day in the year, it’s a great choice for any dinner party and works really well as a Summer dessert.

Avocado Carob Fudge Bars

– Grazed And Enthused

Avocado Carob Fudge Bars

Photo Credit: Grazed & Enthused

Ingredients: Medjool dates, unsweetened shredded coconut, cinnamon, carob powder, pure vanilla powder, sea salt, coconut oil, coconut butter, palm shortening, avocado, honey.

If you’re someone who loves sweet treats, but only needs a little fix each time, then these totally snackable fudge bars are the one for you. Cut them as small as you like and pop some in your bag if you’re out running errands, you’ll be glad you did.

Cranberry Coconut Paleo Treats

– Gutsy By Nature

Ingredients: cocoa butter, honey, vanilla extract, sea salt, coconut butter, and dried cranberries.

These egg-free, nut-free treats are ideal for festive celebrations as the little cranberries look just like Rudolph’s nose in a bed of snowy coconut. It’s always great to have snacks that you can look forward to without worrying about your health issues and having something around during the holidays that will help steer your clear from naughty treats.

Gingerbread Men

– Real Everything

Ingredients: green plantain, molasses, medjool dates, vanilla powder, lard, tapioca flour, water chestnut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, sea salt, coconut cream, maple sugar.

Here’s another great recipe for the holidays – gingerbread men! These cute little characters can be decorated with AIP-friendly frosting or just left as is. Chestnut flour helps these little guys to keep their cakey texture without being too dry and molasses gives them sweetness.

Silky Banana Bread Bites

– Healing Redefined

Ingredients: coconut flour, bananas, gelatin, maple syrup or honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, homemade carob chips.

The key to sweet treats is balance, and these little banana bread bites are the perfect size to keep snacking to a moderate level. The silky texture means that these bites seem to melt on your tongue and fill your mouth with the scrummy chocolate flavor of carob and, of course, the yummy natural banana taste.

Morning Glory Cookies

– Eat Heal Thrive

Ingredients: dates, plantain, coconut oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, apple, carrot, unsweetened medium shredded coconut, and coconut flour.

Wake up and start your day sweet with some tasty cookies! They are the perfect way to face the day ahead and leave the house with a smile (and perhaps with a few of these in your lunch bag or pocket). This blend of plantain, cinnamon, apple, carrot and coconut, gives you plenty of flavors to wake up your taste buds.

N’oatmeal Creme Pies

– He Won’t Know It’s Paleo

Ingredients: sweet potato, coconut oil, vanilla, dates, lemon juice, coconut flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, unsweetened shredded coconut, gelatin, honey.

Using sweet potato in your baking projects is always going to add that extra dimension of sweetness, no matter what you make. This recipe is a great option for those who love cookie pies, as they have a very similar vibe and they are super sweet and yummy (and much healthier than store bought creme pies)!

Bottomless Key Lime Pie with Whipped Lemon Coconut Cream

– The Tasty Alternative

Ingredients: coconut milk, honey, lime, avocado, unflavored gelatin, vanilla, lemon flavor.

If citrus is your flavor of choice when it comes to desserts, then this key lime pie is bound to be right up your street, and the addition of whipped lemon coconut cream just adds to the zestiness! There’s no bottom on this pie, so you don’t have to worry about flour mucking up your diet.

Strawberry Mousse

– A Girl Worth Saving

Strawberry Mousse

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: coconut oil, bananas, strawberries, vanilla, sea salt, avocado, maple syrup.

This is one of many of our recipes which are suitable for Vegans and dairy-free means that stomachs won’t be hurt by this creamy strawberry mousse. Apparently, this is a great dessert to go to when you’re having your monthly visitor, ladies – it is packed with vitamin C and healthy fats as well as tasting sweet enough to satisfy any cravings.

Coconut Raspberry “Cheesecake”

– Phoenix Helix

Ingredients: dates, coconut oil, coconut flour, shredded coconut, salt, raw honey, coconut butter, raspberries, tapioca starch, vanilla extract, salt, coconut flakes.

Cheesecake doesn’t have to be off the cards when you’re working with an AIP diet, just drop the dairy and try out this yummy coconut raspberry “cheesecake”. Pop some fresh raspberries and coconut flakes onto the top and use this as the centrepiece for your next dinner party!

Other Delicious AIP Dessert Recipes

Cinnamon Clove Coconut Macaroons

– Real Food And Love

Ingredients: coconut butter, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, maple syrup, shredded coconut, Himalayan sea salt.

Strawberries & Cream Tart

– Delicious Obsessions

Ingredients: shredded coconut, dates, coconut milk, grass-fed gelatin, arrowroot flour, coconut oil, strawberries.

Lemon Coconut Fudge Clouds

– Forever Fit

Ingredients: shredded unsweetened coconut, banana, coconut oil, coconut cream, lime, and lemon.

Apricot N’Oatmeal Cookies

– Healing Family Eats

AIP Cookie Recipes

Photo Credit: Healing Family Eats

Ingredients: shredded coconut, apricots, coconut oil, salt, and gelatin.

Rustic Apple Cinnamon Rolls

– Grazed And Enthused

Rustic Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Photo Credit: Grazed & Enthused

Ingredients: sweet potato, coconut oil, unsweetened applesauce, coconut flour, tapioca flour/starch, cinnamon, sea salt, and baking soda.

No-Bake Blueberry Pie Energy Bites

– Grazed And Enthused

No-Bake Blueberry Pie Energy Bites

Photo Credit: Grazed & Enthused

Ingredients: blueberries, honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, coconut butter, coconut oil, unsweetened coconut flakes, sea salt.

No-Sugar-Added Cherry Pie Bars

– Grazed And Enthused

Ingredients: Fresh cherries, Medjool dates, White sweet potatoes, Coconut flour, Coconut oil, Lemon Juice, and cinnamon.

Peppermint Fudge

– PaleOMG

Ingredients: Japanese yam, palm shortening, coconut butter, peppermint oil, honey, sea salt, coconut oil, carob powder.

Cinnamon Clove Coconut Macaroons

– Enjoying This Journey

Ingredients: coconut butter, cinnamon, cloves, maple syrup, shredded coconut, Himalayan sea salt.

Pumpkin Spice Macaroons

– He Won’t Know It’s Paleo

Ingredients: shredded coconut, pitted dates, pumpkin puree, honey, cinnamon, ginger, cloves.

Banana Cinnamon Teacake

– Healing Family Eats

Banana Cinnamon Teacake

Photo Credit: Healing Family Eats

Ingredients: bananas, shortening, honey, coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, gelatin, lemon juice.

Raspberry Peppermint Bark

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: creamed honey, coconut oil, peppermint extract, coconut concentrate, sea salt, freeze-dried raspberries.

Carrot Cake with Whipped Coconut Frosting

– Heartbeet Kitchen

Ingredients: tigernut flour, arrowroot starch or tapioca starch, coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt, lemon juice, full fat coconut milk, applesauce, maple syrup, coconut oil, carrots, golden raisins, gelatin eggs, unsweetened toasted coconut flakes.

Raspberry Valentine Cake

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: apples, lemon juice, palm shortening, honey, coconut flour, baking soda, salt, gelatin, coconut butter, coconut cream, and raspberries.

Sticky Ginger Pudding

– Healing Family Eats

Sticky Ginger Pudding

Photo Credit: Healing Family Eats

Ingredients: bananas, shortening, honey, ginger, coconut flour, baking soda, salt, gelatin, and lemon juice.

Dairy and Egg Free Strawberry Mousse

– Empowered Sustenance

Dairy and Egg-Free Strawberry Mousse

Photo Credit: Empowered Sustenance

Ingredients: coconut milk, gelatin, strawberries, coconut butter, raw honey, and salt.

Coconut Blueberry Pudding

– Real Food Forager

Ingredients: blueberries, coconut spread, coconut oil, and banana.

“Chocolate” Carob Bread with Date Caramel Spread

– Heartbeet Kitchen

Ingredients: cassava flour, tapioca starch, carob powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, full fat coconut milk, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, maple syrup, and gelatin egg.

AIP Dessert Recipes [Egg-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo] Collage

Eileen @ Phoenix Helix

‘Tis the season for yummy desserts! Thanks for including some of mine.


Great compilation and brilliant idea to list the ingredients under the heading – thank you!

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