Can you eat candy on keto?

In this brief article, we will answer the question, “Can you eat candy on keto?”. Moreover, we will discuss the keto diet and the candy intake on a keto diet, and the nutritional qualities and drawbacks of eating candy on a keto diet.

Can you eat candy on keto?

Yes, we can eat candy on keto. We take a low-carb diet that does not mean to cut off from the sweeter taste on a keto diet. Candies are used for alternate sugar tastes in keto.

What is keto?

A Keto diet is an eating pattern in which the fat of the body burns despite carbs to make energy. That energy is used for daily activities. The Keto diet limits the daily intake calories of a person to 20-25 grams per day.

Candies on keto

Candies on the keto diet are evaluated depending upon the following aspects:

Net carbs

Each product of candy on keto has low net carbs which are defined by subtracting the fibre, sugar, and alcohol from the total carbs, which make it a perfect part of your keto diet. This number suggests the number of carbs that your body ends up breaking down. 

Ingredient quality

To maintain the ingredient quality, artificial sweeteners and artificial flavours are not added. Also, these are prevented from additional objects for good quality.


These are also available online, and in stores, and at grocery stores even in some of the rural areas.

How to form keto candy

There are two methods for preparing keto candy

  1. It can be prepared by using those items that have a sweet taste but it’s not sugar or carbs-based.
  2. Or it can be prepared by using healthy fat in a large amount, that’s considered the best of keto candy.

Keto fat bomb

Keto fat bomb can be candy if it tastes sweet, that’s formed by using a lot of fat. This fat is enough for the fulfilment of hunger and its effect is long-lasting, no one can feel hungry soon after taking the keto fat bomb.

Types of Keto candies

There are several forms of candies. Some of them are discussed below

Smart sweet gummy bears

Smart sweet gummy bears candies are a good alternative to artificially flavoured candies. The bag of these candies is divided into many of the net carbs, which can be divided by choice as it fits someone’s health. 

In its preparation, good quality ingredients are used, these are coloured by using fresh fruit juice, and to give sweet taste natural sweeteners are used like stevia and allulose. These sweeteners are not absorbed by the body so that they don’t affect the level of sugar in the body.

Sour blast buddies, sweet fish, sour gummy bears, and Peach rings are all also included in smart sweets gummy bear candies.

They have 18 grams of net carbs in every 1.8 ounces (50 grams) bag 

Choc Zero White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

To fulfil the chocolate cravings during keto these candies are a perfect combination of chocolate with peanut butter.

Its ingredients are good quality Peanut butter from South American food industries. These candies do not consist of artificial sweeteners, palm oil, soy, and sugar alcohols. 

One of the best features is they have net carbs of 1 gram per piece.

Choc zero white chocolate peanut butter candies are a good alternative to many other candies with a complete sugar requirement to fulfil the sweet cravings.

Lily’s Dark Chocolate Covered Caramels

These are good combinations of dark chocolate that have caramel in their core with Lily’s sweet.

For sweetening these candies, natural products such as erythritol which is a sugar alcohol that does not cause disturbance in digestion up to a great level while other artificial sweeteners and alcohols are dangerous to upset the digestion and the other product is stevia which is also a natural food item.

Many low-sugar candies and bars are formed by lilies.

They consist of 6 grams net carbs per 1 ounce or 28 gram serving of lily’s dark chocolate-covered caramels.

Go Better Keto Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Butter Cups

These keto candies are a good mixture of dark chocolate with hazelnut butter. These fulfil the cravings of hazelnut spread and Nutella which are loaded with sugar during keto. They boost net carbs which are zero grams due to the presence of both fibre and allulose ingredients.

Furthermore, they are free of preservatives, soy-free, and also dairy-free candies.

The amount of net carbs is zero gram per 4 piece or 32-gram servings of go better keto dark chocolate hazelnut butter candies.

Tom & Jenny’s Classic Soft Caramels

These are soft candies formed by heavy creams that give a delectable feel to eat.

For sweetening, maltitol is used. The number of net carbs given by these candies is 0 per caramel or 7 grams of this candy.


In this brief article, we will answer the question, “Can you eat candy on keto?”. Moreover, we will discuss the keto diet and the candy intake on a keto diet, and the nutritional qualities and drawbacks of eating candy on a keto diet.


Hi, I am Charlotte, I love cooking and in my previous life, I was a chef. I bring some of my experience to the recipes on this hub and answer your food questions.