"I try hard to avoid sugar, but I don't want to give up sweet treats altogether," reports Connie Moore of Medway. Ohio. "Fruit spread provides wonderful flavor in desserts like these pastries. Made with convenient phyllo dough, they are light and crisp—flaky on the outside and chewy inside."
Cool, smooth and creamy, this pretty pie is a slice of heaven for diabetics and anyone who likes an easy yet impressive dessert. The lovely pudding layers feature a yummy combination of vanilla, chocolate and butterscotch. —Doris Morgan, Verona, Mississippi
"You'd never guess this rich-tasting delicious chocolate dessert is much lighter than a traditional cake or brownie," says Carolyn Wolbers of Loveland, Ohio. "The applesauce adds moisture and helps reduce the fat."
The fruit of Martha Domeny's cake-baking labors is applauded all around the table in her San Diego, California home. "Each golden piece is packed with fruit, so it makes for a very refreshing snack," she writes.
From Manchester, Massachusetts, Martha Chayet shares this treat traditionally served on the Jewish Sabbath, Kugel is a baked pudding usually made with potatoes or noodles and served as a side dish. Sweet versions make delicious desserts.
These gooey treats make a great finish to an informal meal. Toasting the marshmallows extends our after-dinner time together, giving us something fun to do as a family. —Martha Haseman, Hinckley, Illinois