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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.

Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

From Castle Rock, Colorado, Connie Colgan sent this yummy recipe. "It's my husband's favorite," she says, "but I hope your experts can lighten it up for me." See the recipe for Makeover Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies to see how we trimmed down these crunchy bites.

Makeover Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

Makeover Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

Makeover Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

Connie Colgan of Castle Rock, Colorado asked Light & Tasty magazine to trim the fat from her husband's favorite cookie. The results were mouthwatering…and offered 31% less fat than Connie's original snacks.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Cookie Crust Fruit Pizza

Cookie Crust Fruit Pizza

Cookie Crust Fruit Pizza

This traditional fruit pizza comes from our Test Kitchen staff. Colorful produce, a thick cookie crust and a citrus glaze keep the divine treat memorable. For a version that cuts back on fat and calories, however, check out the recipe for Makeover Fruit Pizza.
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Makeover Fruit Pizza

Makeover Fruit Pizza

Makeover Fruit Pizza

Refreshing fruit pizzas are growing in popularity from coast to coast. That's why the Light & Tasty Test Kitchen skimmed the calories and fat from a traditional version, and created this delightful treat. It has nearly half the calories, fat and cholesterol of the varieties you'd find at a gourmet bakery.

Apple Lasagna

Apple Lasagna

Apple Lasagna

"Whenever friends come over for dinner, they always request this delicious dessert," Pat Overlock notes from Concord, New Hampshire. Layers of lasagna noodles, a sweet and creamy cheese sauce and apple pie filling make this an ooey-gooey treat that's guaranteed to bring smiles when it's served at the end of any meal.

Tropical Meringue Tarts

Tropical Meringue Tarts

Tropical Meringue Tarts

What a special treat! As pretty as an Easter basket, these tender meringue shells are filled with creamy pudding, then topped with fresh fruit and coconut. The perfect showstopper dessert for company, decrees our Test Kitchen.

Easy Lemon Drop Cookies

Easy Lemon Drop Cookies

Easy Lemon Drop Cookies

No one would suspect that these adorable, glazed cookies are low in fat. Jalayne Luckett bakes up the cute citrus bites in her Marion, Illinois kitchen.

Raspberry Angel Cake

Raspberry Angel Cake

Raspberry Angel Cake

Not only is this is a refreshing dessert, but it's virtually fat-free and has no cholesterol. Best of all, it's a special and delicious treat that comes together easily. -Sheri Erickson of Montrose, Iowa

Cherry Chocolate Crepes

Cherry Chocolate Crepes

Cherry Chocolate Crepes

Cherries and chocolate just naturally taste great together, but the combination is even better when enhanced by tender crepes and a creamy filling. Mary Relyea - Canastota, New York

Coconut Supreme Torte

Coconut Supreme Torte

Coconut Supreme Torte

This three-layer coconut treat starts with a boxed mix. "A neighbor made this scrumptious cake and passed along the recipe to me," shares Vernelle Lazzarini of Upland, California.

Makeover Coconut Supreme Torte

Makeover Coconut Supreme Torte

Makeover Coconut Supreme Torte

Heavenly cakes are a hallmark of dessert time, and this lightened-up treat is no exception. “My neighbor made the scrumptious cake and gave me the recipe,” shares Vernelle Lazzarini of Upland, California. This made-over version of the original is as easy on the waistline as it is the taste buds.
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