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Low Fat Dessert Recipes

Looking for low fat dessert recipes? Find healthy low fat desserts recipes for low fat cake, low fat cookies, and more low fat desserts.

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Blueberry Torte Squares

Blueberry Torte Squares

Blueberry Torte Squares

Super healthy blueberries star in this family-favorite dessert. Can't find fresh blueberries? Frozen work just as well. —Michele Raines, Lyndonville, New York

Mom's Strawberry Shortcake

Mom's Strawberry Shortcake

Mom's Strawberry Shortcake

When I was growing up, Mom sometimes experimented with different dessert recipes, but this tried-and-true spongy shortcake was always great just the way it was. It melted in my mouth! -Karen Wingate, Coldwater, Kansas

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

This smooth, versatile frosting has a delicate vanilla flavor. The woman who made the wedding cake for our daughter, Leanne, and her groom, Billy Waters, used this recipe. It's also excellent on carrot cake.
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Angel Strawberry Dessert

Angel Strawberry Dessert

Angel Strawberry Dessert

This is a wonderful dessert for spring and summer, when fresh strawberries are readily available. Every time I make this pretty dessert, someone asks for the recipe. —Theresa Mathis, Tucker, Georgia

Quick Frosty Chocolate Treat

Quick Frosty Chocolate Treat

Quick Frosty Chocolate Treat

“This recipe has been in our family for many years,” writes Juanita Michael of Florence, Alabama. “The thing we like most about it is that it doesn't freeze very hard, and if you have any leftover, which we hardly ever do, you can place it in the freezer and it will stay slightly soft.”

Sweetened Whipped Cream

Sweetened Whipped Cream

Sweetened Whipped Cream

Sometimes a dollop of sweetened whipped cream is all you need to top your favorite cake or other dessert. To make ahead, slightly underwhip the cream, then cover and refrigerate for several hours. Beat briefly just before using.

Almond Cheesecake Bars

Almond Cheesecake Bars

Almond Cheesecake Bars

The recipe for these delicious cheesecake bars is from my sister-in-law. I've brought them to many functions, and everyone always asks for the recipe. —Mary Couser, Maple Plain, Minnesota

Bavarian Apple Tart

Bavarian Apple Tart

Bavarian Apple Tart

Everyone in my card club commented on this tart's wonderful taste. No one guessed that the delicate crust, creamy filling and sweet topping are light. There wasn't a leftover in sight when I serve this. —Mary Anne Engel of West Allis, Wisconsin

Cookie Jar Gingersnaps

Cookie Jar Gingersnaps

Cookie Jar Gingersnaps

My grandma kept two cookie jars in her pantry. One of the jars, which I now have, always had these crisp and chewy gingersnaps in it. They're still my favorite cookie recipe. My daughter, Becky, used this recipe for a 4-H fair and won a blue ribbon. —Deb Handy, Pomona, Kansas

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

This moist and tender pecan upside-down cake is packed with pecans and sweetness. Although still not a "light" dessert, it has nearly a third fewer calories and 43 percent less fat than the original! —Mae Johnson, De Ridder, Louisiana

Warren's Oatmeal Jam Squares

Warren's Oatmeal Jam Squares

Warren's Oatmeal Jam Squares

At 102, I still love to bake. I make these bars in my toaster oven for my fellow residents at our assisted living home. — Warren S. Patrick, Townshend, Vermont
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