American desserts recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Sweetheart Sandwich Cookies

Sweetheart Sandwich Cookies

These vanilla pepper mint filling based sandwich cookies are my baking sweetheart. Chocolate decadence makes them extra ordinarily yummy.

RecipesnFood
Jul 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
151 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
11422 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
54551 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
4781 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
36764 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
11319 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
6584 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
4367 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
3337 views
Strawberry Danish Dessert

Strawberry Danish Dessert

Refreshing dessert that is tasty yet not to filling.

Kim Hoepker
Aug 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
5208 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
5619 views
Walnut Cameos

Walnut Cameos

A special time of year, such as is the case with Christmas, requires a special treat: Camaféu de Nozes or Walnut Cameos. These culinary gems are…

RecipesnFood
Aug 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
50 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
8827 views
Salted Vanilla Bean Caramels

Salted Vanilla Bean Caramels

The recipe is adapted from my recipe for "Black Licorice Caramels" and/or my Chocolate Caramel Recipe. I simply added Vanilla Bean Paste and Pure…

Foodiewife
Dec 2014
Advanced
1 vote
2599 views
Strawberry and Rhubarb Tapioca Pudding

Strawberry and Rhubarb Tapioca Pudding

A delightful tapioca pudding for a special occasion. So ruby-red pretty, and with a small scoop of vanilla ice…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
2297 views