American desserts recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Halloween Finger Cookies

Halloween Finger Cookies

These taste like a rich biscotti. But the best thing about them is the spooky Halloween look! Try serving them at a Halloween party or bringing…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
9 votes
6558 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
31 votes
63996 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
17 votes
18597 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
3 votes
14361 views
Pumpkin Cream

Pumpkin Cream

viper
Oct 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
117 views
Gluten-Free Easy Pumpkin Pie

Gluten-Free Easy Pumpkin Pie

Florry
Oct 2017
Advanced
1 vote
176 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
11779 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
9347 views
Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

I received this recipe from the family descendants who introduced this delectable treat. The Wisconsin Bakers…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
5 votes
9358 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
6731 views
Lemon Pudding Cake

Lemon Pudding Cake

Adapted from: Pillsbury Christmas 2009. This is a delightfully light and delicious dessert and so simple to make. Enjoy and Remember Cook…

Catherine Pappas
Feb 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
5052 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
44282 views
Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

What a super yummy, easy to make, apple cake. It’s loaded with great fall flavors including tons of apple…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2013
Professional
1 vote
8558 views
World Champion Oatmeal Bars

World Champion Oatmeal Bars

I make a lot of tasty brownies and bars, but few have gotten more raves than these. Of course, I served them to a bunch of SF Giants fans after the…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
6886 views
The best lemon bars you'll ever have

The best lemon bars you'll ever have

this is a very esay dessert to make and your friends and family will love it!!

jody mccormick
Feb 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
20813 views