Pecan pie, carrot cake cookies, cranberry pumpkin cheesecake and apple crumble. These sweets may all sound too good to be true for anyone following a Paleo diet, which restricts grains, gluten, soy and dairy. But Paleo-approved desserts should exist without sacrificing an ounce in the taste department. And good news: They do!
If anything's proof of this, it's these 20 recipes below. They are positively delicious while being positively Paleo. Many rely on Paleo staples -- like coconut oil, nuts and seeds -- for their glorious taste and texture. So if you are adhering by Paleo rules, chances are you've got a lot of these ingredients stocked in your pantry. And just a note: A few of these recipes do contain chocolate, an ingredient that's up for debate in the Paleo world: Some eat it, some do not. No matter what team you play on, there's certainly something here for everyone. Have a look!