Low-Calorie Dessert Recipes
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Lighter Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie
This no-cook pie is lighter than its full-fat counterparts, thanks to low-fat milk and fat-free frozen whipped topping, but it still possesses rich chocolatey flavor.
Get the Recipe: Bobby's Lighter Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie
Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
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Pear Ginger Crumble
There's no need to banish crumble from the dessert course. Try making some smart substitutions like using whole-wheat flour in the spiced topping and binding it together with canola oil instead of butter.
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Chocolate-Hazelnut Drop Cookies
Everyone's favorite chocolate-hazelnut spread forms the base of these five-ingredient cookies. After baking, they get a snowy powdered sugar topping.
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Balsamic Strawberries With Ricotta Cream
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Chocolate Dream Ice Cream
A bit of indulgence doesn’t have to leave you feeling guilty. For a sweet treat that doesn't pack on the calories, sprinkle any of the following toppings on some low-fat ice cream: chocolate bar, chocolate chips, peppermint patty or crumbled chocolate wafers.
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Whole Grain Gingersnaps
This recipe uses whole-wheat flour, adding a little extra fiber and nuttiness to the gingersnap cookie fragrant with cinnamon and molasses.
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Pistachio and Tart Cherry Chocolate Bark
Pack chocolate bark in decorative boxes to give as delicious gifts. This bark is drizzled with white chocolate and loaded with nutty pistachios and sweet, tangy dried cherries.
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Mascarpone Amaretti Cups
Debi and Gabriele's elegant mascarpone mousse, topped with chocolate shavings and crumbled amaretti cookies, is perfect for serving as a party dessert.
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Chocolate Cherry Cookies
Tangy dried cherries add a pleasant pop to these soft, semi-sweet chocolate rounds.
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Baking apples is a great way to incorporate fresh fruit in a healthful dessert that doesn’t need a lot of added sugar. The crisp Granny Smith apples become tender and aromatic when baked under a cinnamon-and-oat topping.
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Chocolate Marshmallow Madness Cupcakes
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Triple Chocolate Cookies
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Mascarpone Mini Cupcakes With Strawberry Glaze
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Angel Food Cake
Alton adds a teaspoon of orange extract to give this naturally light, spongy cake bright flavor.
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Honey Tangerine Gelatin
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Devil's Food Cupcakes With Chocolate Icing
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Big Beautiful Baked Alaska
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Gimme Gimme S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches
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Low-Fat Choocolate Chip Cookies
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Applesauce Apple Tart
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Angel Food Cake With Mangoes
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Debi and Gabriele dress up boxed vanilla cake mix by marbling the batter with melted dark chocolate and dusting the tops with confectioners' sugar.
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Indian Ice Cream: Mango Kulfi
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Mississippi Mug Pie
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Grapefruit Zabaglione Over Mixed Berries
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Grab 'n Go Cookies
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PB 'n Chocolate Bread Pudding Bonanza
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Bal's Lentil Cookies
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Hungry Girl's Banana Split Pie
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Simple and sure to please, Chuck's quick dessert caramelizes Bartlett pears in brown sugar and bourbon and tops them with ice cream and graham cracker crumbles.
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Cookie-rific Ice Cream Freeze
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