Italian desserts recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
4353 views
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
21200 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
3963 views
Italian Fig Cookies

Italian Fig Cookies

In our family Christmas cookies are kind of a big deal. We host Christmas day at our house and all I ask people to bring is dessert and let me tell…

Angela LeMoine
Dec 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
2111 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
5842 views
Italian Red Wine Cookies

Italian Red Wine Cookies

These are so quick and easy you can bake them anytime, and people will think you spent all day just baking for them !!

Evelyn Scott
Jan 2011
Advanced
3 votes
3177 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
1974 views
Chocolate Genoise

Chocolate Genoise

Light, crumbly and melt in the mouth cake.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Sep 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
1725 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
5153 views
Walnut Biscotti

Walnut Biscotti

Biscotti are dry, twice-baked biscuits that originated in Italy. The traditional recipes contain almonds, pistachios, hazelnut or pine nuts.…

Jenny
Oct 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
733 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
1732 views
Zabaglione Gelato

Zabaglione Gelato

Evelyn Scott
May 2011
Advanced
2 votes
1633 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
1531 views
Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

A very traditional recipe from my wifes Italian grandmother.

Mark Tabak
Feb 2008
Professional
1 vote
7639 views
Life of Pie-Crostata Di Marmellata -Daring Bakers

Life of Pie-Crostata Di Marmellata -Daring Bakers

Crostate also known as "open faced sandwich"are a traditional Italian sweet treat, most often filled with jam,…

Sucre Spice
Jul 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1152 views