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
51895 views
Layered Pumpkin Pudding Pie (easily converts to a lighter version)

Layered Pumpkin Pudding Pie (easily converts to a lighter version)

A change-of-pace pumpkin pie recipe for the holidays with the bonus - it…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
355 views
Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting allows everyone to "have their cake and eat it too."

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
2 votes
180 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
2766 views
Persimmon Cookies

Persimmon Cookies

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
3 votes
6058 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
15 votes
8611 views
Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

I have made this recipe for years. There is none better - or so I've been told by some serious and knowing Creole cooks. And while some may say…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
2752 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
3559 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
85 views
Apple Harvest Cake

Apple Harvest Cake

For apple season this is a slam-dunk! It's especially pleasing for its moistness and chunks of apple, plus folks appreciate a cake without frosting…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
360 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
34590 views
Crowd-wowing Flat Apple Pie!

Crowd-wowing Flat Apple Pie!

In my all time top FAVS of pie recipes, this pastry is like a Texas-size turnover! Baked in a jelly roll pan, it’s a cinch to transport to meetings…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
3 votes
3689 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
3105 views
Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Accountant Paul Rainbow was the featured "He Cooks" in a column of the November 1976 Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. His recipe, Paul's Pumpkin…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
4 votes
1975 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
2886 views