New year desserts recipes with 500 or fewer calories added by professional chefs

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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
6 votes
28298 views
Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the…

Ali El Safy
Jan 2008
Professional
31 votes
40386 views
Japanese “Rare” Cheesecake

Japanese “Rare” Cheesecake

No bake cheesecakes are called “rare cheesecakes” in Japan. It is a soft type of cheesecake and usually gelatin is used to harden the filling. Rare…

Henry Moline
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
5078 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
6456 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
4723 views
Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
3 votes
4163 views
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
7467 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
5487 views
Chocolate Dreams

Chocolate Dreams

BearNakedBaker
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
1560 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
5299 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
4190 views
Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

A munchy spice cookie with loads of nuts. Mixed candied fruit adds the “jewel tones,” moisture and softness.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
2476 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
3553 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
6082 views
Tropical Snowdrops

Tropical Snowdrops

The dried fruit can be anything you'd like, that's "Tropical". Cashews are also good to use....

BearNakedBaker
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
1041 views