American desserts recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Old Fashioned Apple Pie

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

Truly an all time favorite; Tradition with a twist-you'll love it. Add some ice cream and its just perfect. Serve warm.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Sep 2016
Advanced
1 vote
231 views
Vanilla cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes

I've tried a lot of white cupcake recipes. Many turn out too flat or dry. I came across this one on a blog site and it's really good. It looks…

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jul 2008
Intermediate
30 votes
59184 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
41229 views
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Moist and chewy, these will help satisfy your choco-holic inclinations. Baking chocolate rather than cocoa gives a richer color and flavor than…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2016
Professional
1 vote
390 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
7313 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
17 votes
14368 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
9343 views
Lemon Pudding Cake

Lemon Pudding Cake

Adapted from: Pillsbury Christmas 2009. This is a delightfully light and delicious dessert and so simple to make. Enjoy and Remember Cook…

Catherine Pappas
Feb 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
3568 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
8141 views
Jackfruit Macaroons

Jackfruit Macaroons

Rianne
Jul 2009
Professional
2 votes
7775 views
Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

I received this recipe from the family descendants who introduced this delectable treat. The Wisconsin Bakers…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
5 votes
6987 views
No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies

These cookies are almost as easy to bake as they are to eat. This is a recipe my mom used to make when we were growing up. She used to make hers in…

Veronica Gantley
Sep 2010
Advanced
11 votes
10112 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
4744 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
9718 views
Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

What a super yummy, easy to make, apple cake. It’s loaded with great fall flavors including tons of apple…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2013
Professional
1 vote
6195 views