American desserts recipes with 100 or fewer calories added by professional chefs

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Nut Tree Drop Cookies

Nut Tree Drop Cookies

The Nut Tree (Vacaville CA, off I-80) has been a landmark tourist stop for over eighty years. The restaurant, at its zenith in the 70's and 80's,…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
2448 views
German Chocolate Cookies

German Chocolate Cookies

This recipe from the BHG.com website was developed as a healthier alternative to outright decadent German chocolate cake. Rolled oats and flax meal…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2014
Professional
2 votes
2688 views
Triple-Play Chocolate Drop Cookies with Mocha Frosting

Triple-Play Chocolate Drop Cookies with Mocha Frosting

Homemade chocolate cookies are a sweet treat by themselves, but a crown of mocha frosting takes them from…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2013
Professional
2 votes
2398 views
Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

A munchy spice cookie with loads of nuts. Mixed candied fruit adds the “jewel tones,” moisture and softness.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
2489 views
Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
3 votes
4166 views
My standard recipe for all of my cakes

My standard recipe for all of my cakes

I am sure that those of you that look over my cake recipes have noticed a certain pattern with all of my cakes.…

Cupcake Vixen
Jul 2012
Professional
1 vote
3060 views
SLAPPY COOKIE OR SAD HAPPY

SLAPPY COOKIE OR SAD HAPPY

THE NAME COMES FROM MY KIDS AND MY WIFE. THIS RECIPE, MY GRAND MOTHER ALWAYS MADE FOR US AS A SNACK. THERE SO GOOD YOU WANT TO EAT ALL OF THEM. THE…

GARY ESTESS
Feb 2012
Professional
1 vote
1510 views
German Drop Cookies

German Drop Cookies

Pecan-laden German Drop Cookies are reminiscent of Mexican wedding cookies, but I like these even better for the cinnamon-laced powdery topping. You…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
2060 views
Jackfruit Macaroons

Jackfruit Macaroons

Rianne
Jul 2009
Professional
2 votes
6940 views
Skinny Springtime Sugar Cookies, Terrific for Easter

Skinny Springtime Sugar Cookies, Terrific for Easter

These colorful old-fashioned sugar cookies are crispy, delicate and buttery tasting. And, I’m using just a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Apr 2012
Professional
1 vote
1221 views
Eggnog and Rum Cake (Cake Mix)

Eggnog and Rum Cake (Cake Mix)

Wonderful holiday cake recipe using cake mix and commercial eggnog.

myra byanka
Dec 2012
Professional
1 vote
2572 views
Lemon Coconut Pixies

Lemon Coconut Pixies

I shape ( using an ice cream scoop #40) my cookies right after dough is made and then refrigerate.

BearNakedBaker
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
2164 views
Creme de Menthe Pillows

Creme de Menthe Pillows

BearNakedBaker
Mar 2011
Professional
1 vote
1391 views
Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar Cookies

A twist on a classic. This warm cookies is perfect for cold winter nights when you are curling up by the fire and want a treat. The combination of…

Cupcake Vixen
Jul 2012
Professional
1 vote
1709 views
Chef Gino's Peanut Blossom Cookies

Chef Gino's Peanut Blossom Cookies

Peanut Blossoms were developed by Freda Smith from Gibsonburg, Pa. in a National Pillsbury Bake-Offf…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
2 votes
2338 views