American fall desserts recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
17 votes
18643 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
6416 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
9381 views
Persimmon Cookies

Persimmon Cookies

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
4 votes
9478 views
Pumpkin Custard Cake

Pumpkin Custard Cake

Joann Mathias
Oct 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
3943 views
Apricot Walnut Squares (A Bar Cookie)

Apricot Walnut Squares (A Bar Cookie)

CRUNCHY, CHEWY and MOIST. That sums up this pleasing amber-color bar cookie. The bottom crust gets extra crunch…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2012
Professional
3 votes
2364 views
Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Fluffy cream cheese filling sandwiched between two moist pumpkin cookies make these Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies the perfect hand-held snack you just…

Carrie Keizer
Oct 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
1968 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
11816 views
Crowd-wowing Flat Apple Pie!

Crowd-wowing Flat Apple Pie!

In my all time top FAVS of pie recipes, this pastry is like a Texas-size turnover! Baked in a jelly roll pan, it’s a cinch to transport to meetings…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
3 votes
7568 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
14416 views
Cranberry Torte

Cranberry Torte

An elegant dessert recipe that makes a showy finale to the holiday meal. It’s a make-ahead and freeze recipe, which will simplify matters on the day…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
6843 views
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

A family fall favorite, these wonderfully spiced, oooey-goooey dessert is a great addition to any Thanksgiving table or other fall/holiday…

Beth Griffin
Aug 2009
Advanced
3 votes
4362 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
6774 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
7128 views
Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy, nutty, spicy and soft - cookies to serve holiday company or take to share at work or meetings. Change ingredients out to your liking - use…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2013
Professional
3 votes
2446 views