Low Calorie Desserts

On a diet? With these healthy, low-calorie dessert recipes, you can have your cake and eat it too. Our tempting yet healthy dessert ideas make smart use of low-calorie ingredients, so they satisfy your sweet tooth without adding on the calories.

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Counting Carbs? Count on Dessert! 8 Fabulous Low-Carb Desserts

Remember thirty years ago when everybody decided that low-fat diets were the way to go? Except me, because I've never eaten anything low-fat unless it was born that way. Fruits and vegetables, yes.

Top 10 Summer Sips: Low-Calorie Spiked and Virgin Versions of Your Favorite Cocktails

These mocktail and cocktail versions of popular happy hour offerings are ideal to enjoy all summer long. Bonus: They're all less than 150 calories!

25 Low-Calorie Recipes That Taste Like You're Cheating on Your Diet

You don't have to wreck your waistline to enjoy a flavorful and fun meal. These 25 nutritious recipes are proof!

Pistachio Butter Cookies

Atkins - Phase 3

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 3 & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 36 mins

Coconut Cookies

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 35 mins

Thumbprint Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies

Parents

Your kid can have a hand in making these gooey chocolate treats.

Italian Ricotta Cheesecake

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 2 hrs

May Flower Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

A roll of refrigerated sugar cookie dough grows into a garden of fanciful spring blossoms. Kids will have fun making these for May baskets.

PB&J Ice Cream

Family Circle

If you like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, then you'll love this sweet summer dessert. Feel free to swap in any nut butter variety or jelly flavor.

Lemon Meringue Squares

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Coeur a la Creme

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 12 hrs

Italian Cornmeal-Apricot Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Soft and chewy cornmeal-apricot cookies get a dose of crunch from pine nuts sprinkled on top.

Rhubarb Chess Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Chess pie, a classic Southern custard dessert, only gets sweeter with the addition of sliced fresh rhubarb. Don't forget to add a healthy scoop of ice cream or whipped cream on top!

Bourbon Brownies

Better Homes and Gardens

A splash of bourbon in the brownie batter and frosting makes this nutty dessert extra spirited. These will be a hit after dinner tonight or at your next bake sale!

Chocolate-Sesame Cookies

Diabetic Living

These tasty cookies get their nutty flavor thanks to tahini, a Mediterranean sesame seed paste. The chocolate dough is then rolled in sesame seeds for extra crunch.

Oatmeal-Apricot Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Dried apricots brighten this oatmeal cookie. Bake a batch for lunch box treats or after-school snacks.

Vanilla Cake or Cupcakes

Parents

Not much says, "Celebrate!" more than a sprinkle-topped cupcake. This gluten-free recipe makes it possible for gluten-free dieters to partake in the tasty treats, too.

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