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Healthy Cooking Desserts

Find Healthy Cooking Magazine desserts for a healthy addition to your meal. Get dessert recipes from our Healthy Cooking Magazine.

Crispy Oat Cookies

Crispy Oat Cookies

Crispy Oat Cookies

This cookies are a favorite of my family. My mother-in-law, Cindy Malszycki, shared this recipe with me.—Stephanie Malszycki, Ft. Myers, Florida

Makeover Crispy Oat Cookies

Makeover Crispy Oat Cookies

Makeover Crispy Oat Cookies

This revised recipe makes a smaller batch than the original but yields cookies the same size as the original. The trimmed-down treats have 40% fewer calories and just half the fat and saturated fat of the original. So nibble one of these cookies anytime.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Apple Pie Tartlets

Apple Pie Tartlets

Apple Pie Tartlets

Good-for-you things come in small packages when you make a batch of the tiny apple pie treats shared by Mary Kelley, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sweet and cinnamony, these mouthwatering morsels are a delightful addition to a dessert buffet or snack tray. For convenience, you can prebake the shells a day or two ahead of serving.
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Quick Crisp Snack Bars

Quick Crisp Snack Bars

Quick Crisp Snack Bars

My daughters have loved these nutritious snacks since they were in grade school. Now, both are adults and still make these bars when they want a quick treat. —Ursula Maurer of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Striped Fruit Pops

Striped Fruit Pops

Striped Fruit Pops

These frosty favorites are thrice as nice, lusciously layered with fresh strawberries, kiwifruit and peaches. A touch of honey adds to their natural sweetness. Plus, the pops' bright stripes are sure to light up kids' eyes!

Cantaloupe Ice Pops

Cantaloupe Ice Pops

Cantaloupe Ice Pops

Your reminders to "eat your fruit" will finally stick, once kids take a lick of these mmm-melony snacks. A perfect use for over-ripe cantaloupe, these pops make a light dessert or healthy between-meal refresher.

Coconut Pineapple Pops

Coconut Pineapple Pops

Coconut Pineapple Pops

There's a taste of the tropics in these shivery sensations pairing pineapple and coconut. With these sunny color and creamy texture, these pops just might be your hottest fresh-from-the-freezer treat!

Orange Cream Pops

Orange Cream Pops

Orange Cream Pops

For a lower-fat alternative to ice cream-filled pops, try slurping this citrus novelty. The tangy orange flavor will make your taste buds tingle...while the silky smooth texture offers cool comfort, no matter how high the temperatures soar.

Crunchy Topped Chocolate Cake

Crunchy Topped Chocolate Cake

Crunchy Topped Chocolate Cake

This cake perfectly caps off this dinner without anyone guessing it's lighter than most desserts. Broiling the topping of oats, coconut and nuts creates a crispy texture that nicely complements the tender cake.—Michelle Bishop, Peru, Indiana

Pineapple Almond Bars

Pineapple Almond Bars

Pineapple Almond Bars

From Cynthiana, Kentucky, Janice Smith shares the recipe for these yummy bar cookies. Oats and almonds are a crunchy complement to the sweet pineapple filling.

Red, White and Blueberry Pie

Red, White and Blueberry Pie

Red, White and Blueberry Pie

"This is a wonderful light dessert for a Fourth of July party or other summer get-together. And it's as pretty as it is tasty," says Kimberly McFarland of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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