American desserts recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Oatmeal Saucepan Cookies

Oatmeal Saucepan Cookies

A saucepan becomes the mixing bowl in these super simple cookies that bake just a few minutes in the oven. If you wish, use the coconut/chocolate…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2015
Professional
2 votes
129 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
1109 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
9711 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
52813 views
Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles

Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles

Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles is a delicious and quick (23 Minute) recipe which is also a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol,…

RecipeKing
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
108 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
868 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
35466 views
Glazed Carrot Cupcakes

Glazed Carrot Cupcakes

Glazed Carrot Cupcakes is an easy and delicious recipe for carrot cake in cupcake form and an apple glaze. Makes a great dessert or snack. This is…

RecipeKing
Feb 2015
Intermediate
2 votes
172 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
4370 views
Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

This is one of my husbands favorite pies, he loves it extra tart and flavorful. After any dinner it is the perfect ending.

Ella Mangelos Velthoen
Feb 2015
Advanced
1 vote
150 views
Jackfruit Macaroons

Jackfruit Macaroons

Rianne
Jul 2009
Professional
2 votes
4807 views
Peanut Butter Temptations

Peanut Butter Temptations

From Reeces' Peanut Butter Cups bag - made by my Aunt Marianne Sabrowsky

Kelly Christensen
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
81 views
Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies is an easy, quick and delicious recipe for a dessert, coffee break or treat. Makes 6 dozen cookies with a (2) cookie serving…

RecipeKing
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
133 views
Olive Oil Coconut Cookies

Olive Oil Coconut Cookies

A change in the old fashioned sugar cookie. I used extra virgin olive oil since I was out of butter and shortening. It makes a firm cookie. and…

Julia Ann Souders
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
193 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
4137 views