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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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Chocolate Ganache Tarts

Chocolate Ganache Tarts

Chocolate Ganache Tarts

Decadent, chocolate mousse-like filling and a flakey, tender crust make this very special. Be sure to coat hands well with flour when putting the dough into pastry cups. — Lorraine Caland, Thunder Bay, Ontario

English Trifle

English Trifle

English Trifle

You'll impress guests with this lovely dessert layered with angel food cake, fruit, pudding and fat-free whipped topping. It's so creamy and refreshing thatno one will know it's "light." —Aldah Bothmann-Powell San Antonio, Texas

Fudgy Mint Cookies

Fudgy Mint Cookies

Fudgy Mint Cookies

Chocolate lovers will get a double dose when they bite into this cake-like cookie. The cookies are especially popular served alongside a big scoop of mint chocolate chip ice cream! —Renee Schwebach, Dumont, MN
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Funnel Cakes

Funnel Cakes

Funnel Cakes

These funnel cakes are much simpler to make than doughnuts, but taste just as good. They have been a favorite of ours since we came across them living in the Ozarks. —Mary Faith Yoder, Unity, Wisconsin

Gran's Apple Cake

Gran's Apple Cake

Gran's Apple Cake

My grandmother occasionally brought over this wonderful cake warm from the oven. The spicy apple flavor combined with the sweet cream cheese frosting made this dessert a treasured recipe. Even though I've lightened it up, it's still a family favorite. —Lauris Conrad, Turlock, California

Makeover Peanut Butter Bars

Makeover Peanut Butter Bars

Makeover Peanut Butter Bars

Lighter in calories and fat, these ooey-gooey peanut butter bars are still family favorites. Try them and you'll see why! —Lori Stevens, Riverton, Utah

Mocha Pudding Cakes

Mocha Pudding Cakes

Mocha Pudding Cakes

These mouthwatering mini cakes from Eglon, West Virginia’s Debora Simmons make the perfect treat for a twosome. “My mom used to make these when I was a little girl,” Debbie recalls. “Now I whip them up for a speedy dessert.”—Debora Simmons, Eglon, West Virginia

Yummy Chocolate Double-Chip Cookies

Yummy Chocolate Double-Chip Cookies

Yummy Chocolate Double-Chip Cookies

I first time I made these cookies, I sent them to my stepson in the Marines. The next time he phoned, guess what he requested? More of these cookies! —Marcella Moore, Washburn, Illinois

Black Cherry Cake

Black Cherry Cake

Black Cherry Cake

"A friend brought this pretty pink cake to work for a birthday party," notes Judy Lentz of Emmetsburg, Iowa. "You can use any flavor of yogurt, but so far, I don't know anyone who's tried any other than black cherry because it's so delicious."

Grandma's Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Grandma's Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Grandma's Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

“This is from a collection of family recipes. My granddaughter, Riley, likes that it tastes like lemons, but is sweet. It’s always moist and wonderful.”—Phyllis Harmon Nelson, Wisconsin

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Classic lemon meringue pie inspired these gorgeous little cupcakes. The tangy treats hide a surprise lemon pie filling and are topped with fluffy toasted meringue. Make them for your next special gathering. —Andrea Quiroz, Chicago, Illinois
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