American july 4th desserts recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $1.0 per serving

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Creole Rice Pudding

Creole Rice Pudding

NEVER throw day-old rice away! Next time you have that extra-large Chinese take out and you have some of that white rice left over, you have the…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
7 votes
1545 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
1499 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
2521 views
Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bar Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bar Cookies

Quick to make, these bar cookies are a sister version of drop cookies (the dough can actually be made into…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2013
Professional
3 votes
2152 views
German Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Bars

German Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Bars

Joann Mathias
Sep 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
647 views
Valentine's Oreos

Valentine's Oreos

Homemade Oreo Cookies that are ready for Valentine's Day

Erin S
Feb 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
507 views
Brownie S'Mores

Brownie S'Mores

I still like S’mores, but I’m grown up and seldom sit around a campfire anymore. Occasionally I’ll treat myself to some melted marshmallows after I…

Jane Evans Bonacci
Jul 2010
Advanced
3 votes
653 views
Granny Smith's Apple Pandowdy

Granny Smith's Apple Pandowdy

Makes your eyes bug out & your stomach say "Howdy!" Fusion can be confusin', so let's get back to an ol' timey American dessert, not found on menus…

Amos Miller
Apr 2011
Professional
2 votes
1562 views
Sinful Saltines

Sinful Saltines

Saltine Crackers at their finest...sweet, salty, crunchy and gooey. Wow!

Andra Kiser
Jul 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
1226 views
Zucchini Chocolate Cake - Solar Baked! with conventional oven option

Zucchini Chocolate Cake - Solar Baked! with conventional oven option

One of my absolute favorites and most requested cake recipes is this yummy…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2012
Professional
2 votes
306 views
Never Fail Chocolate Cake

Never Fail Chocolate Cake

One of the easiest, and moistest chocolate cakes you will ever bake. My grandmother, Eva Koehler, called it her "never fail" recipe. It is nearly…

Glenn
Sep 2012
Beginner
2 votes
1095 views
Moravian Sugar Cake

Moravian Sugar Cake

Lititz, PA was founded in 1756 as a closed Moravian community and remained that way for 100 years. The town is built around the Moravian Church…

Glenn
Sep 2012
Beginner
2 votes
802 views
Chef Gino's Peanut Butter Cookies

Chef Gino's Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Blossoms were developed by Freda Smith from Gibsonburg, Pa. in a National Pillsbury Bake-Offf…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
2 votes
747 views
Rhubarb-Ginger Upside-Down Cake

Rhubarb-Ginger Upside-Down Cake

Rhubarb cake gets a delightful update with the spicy-sweet addition of crystallized ginger to its caramelized topping. Cake flour provides an…

Robyn Savoie
Dec 2013
Advanced
2 votes
772 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
1729 views