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Makeover Dessert Recipes
Makeover Dessert Recipes
Looking for makeover dessert recipes? Find makeover dessert recipes for a lighter version to your favorite recipes.
Makeover Pumpkin Cake
This makeover recipe is a winner! Packed with warm pumpkin flavor and spices, it's taller...
Makeover Dirt Dessert
This lightened-up dessert from the original sent in by Kristi Linton of Bay City, Michigan...
Makeover Mint Layer Brownies
This slimmed-down recipe, with just half the fat and cholesterol of the original recipe, is...
Makeover Crunchy Pumpkin Dessert Squares
By combining Cindy’s efforts with our own, we created a decadent dessert worthy of...
Makeover Chocolate Croissant Pudding
“My father is French, and I have a lot of family recipes that involve croissants....
Makeover Chocolate Zucchini Cake
This cake has all the moistness and rich chocolate flavor of the original version but...
Makeover Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake
Our Test Kitchen cut half of the fat from the recipe Kristi Wells of Raleigh,...
Makeover French Silk Pie
A chocolaty rich, smooth and creamy dream of a makeover that mimics Cindy Evanoff’s...
Makeover Cherry-Topped Cheesecake
Creamy and decadent like the original, but with half the fat and calories, this is...
Makeover Two-Tone Spice Cake
This is a delicious and decadent cake with half the fat and a third less...
Makeover Pick-Me-Up Cream Cheese Brownies
The lightened up version of these brownies tastes absolutely decadent but weighs in at a...
Makeover Strawberry-Banana Ice Cream
This recipe is made using fat-free sweetened condensed milk and light whipped topping without hurting...
Makeover Cherry Coconut Bars
This made over recipe has less than half the fat, saturated fat and cholesterol of...
Makeover Peanut Butter Fudge
Christmas wouldn't be the same for Diana Osborn and her family in Wichita, Kansas without...
Makeover White Christmas Cake
“I made this amazing cake for our annual Christmas dinner several years ago, and it...
Makeover Oatmeal Bars
These delicious bars are even more moist and chewier than the original recipe, but with...
Makeover Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Roll
This dessert is so convenient to make ahead of time and keep in the freezer...
Makeover Spice Crumb Cake
Replacing the shortening with a small amount of oil and some applesauce, and substituted two...
Makeover Molten Chocolate Cakes
If you want to indulge in an irresistible dessert for a special dinner or the...
Makeover Chocolate Truffle Dessert
The original version of this unbelievably over-the-top truffle dessert tastes like it took all day...
Makeover Chocolate Eggnog Pie
I always make this dessert over the holidays using leftover eggnog. Now that it boasts...
Makeover Marbled Orange Fudge
Packed with orange flavoring, marshmallow creme and white chocolate chips, this makeover is like eating...
Makeover Frozen Grasshopper Torte
Who doesn’t love the frosty, refreshing combo of mint and chocolate? Even better when...
Makeover Rocky Road Fudge Brownies
This makeover recipe still remain sweetly satisfying, but have about 40% fewer calories and less than...
Makeover Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Warm, buttery coffee cake: you just can't beat a good one. With a lovely, tender...
Makeover German Sweet Chocolate Cake
"This is a delicious family recipe that I just love," writes Patricia Peebles from Springfield,...
Makeover Almond Poppy Seed Cake
When our taste testers tried this, they were impressed with its mildly sweet flavor and...
Makeover Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake
With all of the original's decadence, this ooey-gooey dessert trims 64 calories and 5 grams fat, making...
Makeover Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
This recipe is rich and velvety, with fantastic strawberry flavor—the perfect treat for the...
Makeover Strawberry Pretzel Dessert
This trimmed-down treat has just half the fat, a quarter of the cholesterol and a...
Makeover Lemon Raspberry Cake
Eden Atkerson's dessert was so delightful that we decided to trim it down a bit...
Makeover Crumb-Topped Chocolate Cake
This chocolate cake is very sweet, chocolaty, and definitely a special dessert. —Sharon Anderson,...