Makeover Dessert Recipes

Looking for makeover dessert recipes? Find makeover dessert recipes for a lighter version to your favorite recipes.

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Makeover Frosty Lemon Squares

Makeover Frosty Lemon Squares

Makeover Frosty Lemon Squares

This dessert has a lemony filling sandwiched between two creamy layers and a crunchy crust. What's not to love? Simple changes in the original recipe subtracted a lot of the calories and saturated fat, but left a ton of great lemon flavor and a rich cream cheese layer. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Makeover Frozen Mocha Cheesecake Loaf

Makeover Frozen Mocha Cheesecake Loaf

Makeover Frozen Mocha Cheesecake Loaf

No one would ever suspect that Makeover Frozen Mocha Cheesecake Loaf has 60% less fat and 129 fewer calories than the original. In addition, this version of the frosty treat has 72% less cholesterol.

Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Peach Upside-Down Cake

Our kitchen crew used a little less sugar, brown sugar and butter, then added buttermilk to replace some of the moisture in this classic dessert remake.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Makeover Pumpkin Cake

Makeover Pumpkin Cake

Makeover Pumpkin Cake

This makeover recipe is a winner! Packed with warm pumpkin flavor and spices, it's taller than the original cake but weighs in with just about half the fat, saturated fat and cholesterol and 187 fewer calories per piece. And if you ask us, that's sweet success no matter how you slice it.—Shirley Dellinger, Elwood, Indiana

Makeover Macaroon Cake

Makeover Macaroon Cake

Makeover Macaroon Cake

"This is one of my husband’s favorite recipes and now with it made over, he can really enjoy it, and even go back for seconds!" Gaye Andree — Rochester, New York

Makeover Frosted Banana Bars

Makeover Frosted Banana Bars

Makeover Frosted Banana Bars

I've made these banana bars many times, always with favorable comments and requests for the recipe. With this makeover, you don't have to be shy about grabbing seconds of this treat! —Susan Stuff, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

This moist and tender 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

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

Makeover Frozen Grasshopper Torte

Makeover Frozen Grasshopper Torte

Makeover Frozen Grasshopper Torte

Who doesn’t love the frosty, refreshing combo of mint and chocolate? Even better when it comes in the form of an awesome ice cream dessert! This Taste of Home Test Kitchen makeover is just as good as the original. The crunch of the chocolate crust and creamy mint filling make a great pair. Although softer-set than the original, this dessert won’t stick around long enough to melt!

Makeover Toffee Crunch Dessert

Makeover Toffee Crunch Dessert

Makeover Toffee Crunch Dessert

I cut 90% of the fat and nearly half the calories from one of my favorite desserts. Try it for yourself! Guests will never suspect the fluffy, layered specialty is on the light side. —Kim Belcher, Kingston Mines, Illinois

Makeover Dirt Dessert

Makeover Dirt Dessert

Makeover Dirt Dessert

This lightened-up dessert from the original sent in by Kristi Linton of Bay City, Michigan makes an amazing after-dinner treat. Break out the spoons and make sure you get a bite, because this is one dessert that won't be around for long!
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