North american birthday party bake desserts recipes with 500 or fewer calories added by professional chefs

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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
7125 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
3041 views
Sand Art Bars (Brownie Mix in a Jar: Holiday Gift Idea!)

Sand Art Bars (Brownie Mix in a Jar: Holiday Gift Idea!)

This is one of the “bars in jars” recipes so popular a few years ago, and every so often during the holidays I…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
1856 views
Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Southern Living Magazine is credited with first publishing Hummingbird Cake recipe in 1978, submitted by Mrs. L.H. Wiggins of Greensboro, N.C. No…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2012
Professional
1 vote
3758 views
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
1924 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
2767 views
Easy Bake Biscotti

Easy Bake Biscotti

The Biscotti can be traced back to Roman times. They were a convenient food that contained sustenance for both travelers and the Roman Legions. The…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
1 vote
890 views
Old Fashion Hot and Juicy Cinnamon Rolls

Old Fashion Hot and Juicy Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon dates back to about 2800 BC in Chinese writings. It is believed to have medical value, and equal in…

J. Gino Genovesi
May 2014
Professional
1 vote
634 views
Bundt Beauty Carrot Cake with/without Cream Cheese Frosting

Bundt Beauty Carrot Cake with/without Cream Cheese Frosting

Most cooks have a favorite carrot cake recipe, so this one is up for consideration to those who haven't singled…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
1469 views
Chef Gino's Peanut Blossom Cookies

Chef Gino's Peanut Blossom 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
1056 views
Angel Food Waldorf Cake

Angel Food Waldorf Cake

A company-best cake recipe with real WOW factor, from my recipe archives. Originally from the Betty Crocker Recipe Card Library (1971) though the…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2014
Professional
1 vote
811 views
Triple-Play Chocolate Drop Cookies with Mocha Frosting

Triple-Play Chocolate Drop Cookies with Mocha Frosting

Homemade chocolate cookies are a sweet treat by themselves, but a crown of mocha frosting takes them from…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2013
Professional
2 votes
1045 views
Nut Tree Drop Cookies

Nut Tree Drop Cookies

The Nut Tree (Vacaville CA, off I-80) has been a landmark tourist stop for over eighty years. The restaurant, at its zenith in the 70's and 80's,…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
1038 views
Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookies

Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookies

We all know there are many recipes for chocolate chip cookies, with many things added to them. But for a soft,…

J. Gino Genovesi
Aug 2013
Professional
2 votes
1110 views
Summertime Fresh Peach Pie Topped Cheesecake Made Skinny

Summertime Fresh Peach Pie Topped Cheesecake Made Skinny

Peaches…Sweet, juicy and at their best this time of year. They’re especially wonderful at your local Farmer’s…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
2 votes
849 views