American desserts recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

This recipe made the rounds at Christmas on Fine Cooking and several food blogs. The original recipe comes from…

Foodiewife
Dec 2014
Advanced
1 vote
236 views
Favorite Gingerbread Cake

Favorite Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread cake addicts, rejoice - this recipe makes the right size gingerbread cake for a crowd! Lightly moist and lightly sweet, this version I…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
279 views
Easy Shortbread Cookies

Easy Shortbread Cookies

Easy Shortbread Cookies is an easy, delicious and healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (2)…

RecipeKing
Dec 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
387 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
4123 views
Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas Sugar Cookies is a delicious and easy recipe for sugar cookies for the Christmas season. Adaptable also for Easter and Halloween by simply…

RecipeKing
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
420 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
16 votes
8946 views
Magical Bars Made Skinny

Magical Bars Made Skinny

They’re super rich and decadent. And just six ingredients layered right in the pan. Each delectable bar has 133 calories, 6 grams of fat and 4…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
84 views
Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
3313 views
Sun-Kissed Lemon Bars

Sun-Kissed Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are a classic cookie, with a shortbread crust and a lemon "curd" filling, dusted with powdered sugar. It is said that Betty Crocker…

Foodiewife
Dec 2014
Advanced
1 vote
97 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
52176 views
Chocolate Fudge (a no fail recipe)

Chocolate Fudge (a no fail recipe)

haven't made this recipe yet but I will before Christmas. I found this recipe online.

Candice Goodyear Loviette
Dec 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
3001 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
3659 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
34805 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
7978 views
White-Chocolate Pecan Cookies

White-Chocolate Pecan Cookies

White-Chocolate-Pecan Cookies is an easy recipe with white baking chocolate, toasted pecans and dried cranberries which will become a must have for…

RecipeKing
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
242 views