Several websites list diabetic recipes containing Hershey's cocoa, including EverydayHealth.com, DiabeticLivingOnline.com and Prevention.com. Recipe options include pie, sherbet, brownies, cookies and custard. Research shows that consuming cocoa may lead to improved insulin resistance, lower blood sugar levels and decreased blood pressure, according to Everyday Health.
The chocolate banana pie recipe featured on Everyday Health is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free and has a low glycemic index. The crust is made by combining dates, walnuts or almonds, salt and cocoa powder. The banana filling consists of avocado, banana, dates, vanilla, cocoa powder and coconut butter. Each slice of chocolate banana pie contains 419 calories, 20 grams of fat, 30 grams of sugar and 58 grams of carbohydrate. The sugars and carbohydrates in the pie come from natural sources, not refined sugars, notes Everyday Health.