Italian desserts recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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The Best Macaroons Ever

The Best Macaroons Ever

These aren't easy to make, but are well worth the effort. They are seriously good.

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
4 votes
17560 views
Italian Pretzel cookies

Italian Pretzel cookies

I'm not even sure if there is such a thing as an Italian Pretzel Cookie, in any case I decided to make up my own version. I took a Taralli Dolci…

Daydreamer Desserts
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
3478 views
Mango Pannacotta

Mango Pannacotta

Creamy milk + gelatin dessert topped with glazed nuts and the fresh mango flavour.

Lourdes Princy
Jul 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
556 views
CINNAMON POACHED PEAR WITH ALMOND PANNA COTTA, ORANGE SORBET

CINNAMON POACHED PEAR WITH ALMOND PANNA COTTA, ORANGE SORBET

CINNAMON POACHED PEAR WITH ALMOND PANNA COTTA, ORANGE SORBET

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1403 views
Grandma apple cake

Grandma apple cake

classic one here. A simple, fuss free, easy apple cake. Basically you just need to stir the ingredients together and pop some apples on top. You…

Alida
Mar 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
501 views
Easter Maritozzi

Easter Maritozzi

Rising Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes If you want to make something even more sinful, Italian pastry shops often squirt whipped cream into…

Evelyn Scott
Mar 2010
Advanced
3 votes
2713 views
Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

Deena Montillo
Jan 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
2011 views
Reese's Peanut Butter Biscotti

Reese's Peanut Butter Biscotti

If you love Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and you happen to have some at home, this is one recipe you must try. I must warn you though, once you…

Daydreamer Desserts
Feb 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
1927 views
Chocolate Genoise

Chocolate Genoise

Light, crumbly and melt in the mouth cake.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Sep 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
339 views
Coconut and Banana Bars

Coconut and Banana Bars

Exotic taste for a perfect dessert.

Tania Mattiello
Mar 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
800 views
OVEN ROASTED APRICOTS WITH THYME, STRAWBERRY GRANITE, CACAO CROQUANT

OVEN ROASTED APRICOTS WITH THYME, STRAWBERRY GRANITE, CACAO CROQUANT

OVEN ROASTED APRICOTS WITH THYME, STRAWBERRY GRANITE, CACAO CROQUANT

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1447 views
Almond-Crusted Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Apple Tart

Almond-Crusted Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Apple Tart

The almond crust and added vino cotto bring a new texture and flavor to apple tarts.

Deena Montillo
Jan 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
508 views
Panna Cotta with Berries

Panna Cotta with Berries

This is a great light dessert to serve at a dinner party because it can be made ahead of time. And it looks and tastes like it took forever in the…

markswife
Apr 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
2991 views
Panacotta. (Italian cream custard)

Panacotta. (Italian cream custard)

Very delicious but quite rich so don't 'pig out'

Les
Nov 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
548 views
Italian chocolate spice cookies

Italian chocolate spice cookies

therese morr
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
436 views