Quick and easy desserts recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Best Ever Brownies

Best Ever Brownies

I got this recipe in Home Economics in 1974 and it's still the best brownie recipe I have ever made.

Kelly Christensen
Mar 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
8370 views
Blueberry Cream Cheese Dump Cake

Blueberry Cream Cheese Dump Cake

Many of you have probably made or at least heard of a “dump” cake before. It’s where you dump a box of cake…

Carolinaheartstrings
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
5396 views
Easy Fruit Cobbler

Easy Fruit Cobbler

This is a super simple dessert that's great for a large or small gathering. I generally use nectarines or peaches and some sort of berries, but…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
10979 views
Chocolate Dream Cookies

Chocolate Dream Cookies

These easily made cookies are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2015
Advanced
2 votes
385 views
Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

How about a foot-wide chocolate chip cookie for a party or gift? This treat is quick and easily portable. Chocolate chip cookie recipes abound, but…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
2978 views
Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
5405 views
Soft Ginger Cookie

Soft Ginger Cookie

"These are nice soft sugary gingerbread cookies. They stay soft, too. One of my favorites."

Ben
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
2881 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
5872 views
Nutella Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Nutella Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Our 12 year old daughter Amanda has been asking for brownies, she's the brownie princess of the house. She…

Bunny Bostow
Mar 2010
Advanced
3 votes
3788 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
10 votes
25945 views
Chocolate Salami

Chocolate Salami

A unique russian dessert

Marina K
Mar 2010
Advanced
5 votes
9570 views
Chocolate Cookies From Scratch

Chocolate Cookies From Scratch

There are endless variations to the simple chocolate cookie. If you start by making them from scratch, you can take advantage of many of the…

MarkUpshaw
Apr 2011
Beginner
1 vote
4552 views
Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Southern Living Magazine is credited with first publishing Hummingbird Cake recipe in 1978, submitted by Mrs. L.H. Wiggins of Greensboro, N.C. No…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2012
Professional
1 vote
6215 views
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Cupcakes

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Cupcakes

A decadent brownie cupcake with a Reese's Peanut Butter cup baked inside!

Margarita Reczek
Apr 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
16403 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
5865 views