American desserts recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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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
57664 views
Strawberry Confetti Cake

Strawberry Confetti Cake

Strawberry Confetti Cake is piled with sweet berries, strawberry marshmallow frosting, confetti angel food cake and whip cream.

Culinary Envy
May 2016
Advanced
1 vote
93 views
Baked Pear & Cherry Crumble Dessert

Baked Pear & Cherry Crumble Dessert

Just a wonderful warm dessert, add whipped cream or ice cream on the top! yummy.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
126 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
6584 views
Orange and White Grapefruit Chilled Dessert with Lemon Cream Topping

Orange and White Grapefruit Chilled Dessert with Lemon Cream Topping

Fruity dessert worthy of any week-night!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
205 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
13543 views
Chocolate Mixed Nut Easy 2-hour Fudge

Chocolate Mixed Nut Easy 2-hour Fudge

Great recipe for easy, delicious fudge for a indulgent treat!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
149 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
8414 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
39763 views
Orange~Lemon Cream (no bake) Pecan Pie

Orange~Lemon Cream (no bake) Pecan Pie

Citrus and Nuts can not get any better than that!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
416 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
6004 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
1545 views
Mandarin Orange n' Cream Dessert in 5 minutes!

Mandarin Orange n' Cream Dessert in 5 minutes!

Fast and delicious quick desert! 2-Ingredients-yes, that's all needed.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
375 views
The best lemon bars you'll ever have

The best lemon bars you'll ever have

this is a very esay dessert to make and your friends and family will love it!!

jody mccormick
Feb 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
18746 views
Sugar Donut Muffins

Sugar Donut Muffins

A soft and tender cake muffin with a crusty coating of sugar on the outside that will melt in your mouth like a little bite of heaven.

Reeni
Feb 2010
Intermediate
21 votes
11440 views