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Kathy's Cookies and Desserts

(65 Recipes) Created by KATHYSCOLLIES

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Light & Healthy Apple Hand Pies
Very Good 4.1/5
(22 ratings)

Ditch the toaster pastry. They're loaded with sugar and fat--and not much else. My hand tarts are full of fruit, and if you make them ahead of time your kids can grab them and go.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 34.8g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 185.4
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Easy Homemade 'Nutella' (Chocolate Nut Butter)
Very Good 4.5/5
(69 ratings)

A friend issued a challenge to cure a Nutella addiction. This recipe was just the ticket! No hydrogenated oils, fewer calories, less fat--and more fiber and protein!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 101.3
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(404 ratings)

The perfect fall dessert. I always have at least one person ask me for the recipe!

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins
Very Good 4.5/5
(47 ratings)

What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon! This dish is like having a piece of apple pie but without the large amount of fat and carbs from the dough. The oats inside will trick your mind into thinking that you did just eat pie!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 22.1g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 119.8
Lightened-Up Apple Crisp
Very Good 4.3/5
(635 ratings)

This healthy apple crisp recipe is sweet and simple to prepare but uses very little added sugar.

Submitted by JLCROMP

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 127.4
Petite Pecan Tarts
Very Good 4.5/5
(42 ratings)

I love to increase the nutrition of baked goods by adding whole grains. That's the secret to these pecan tarts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 102.5
Frozen Berries and Cream
Very Good 4.5/5
(35 ratings)

This is better than ice cream!! Great for those days you realize after dinner you're way under your protein limit. A treat that's good for you!

Submitted by ILIKEJUICE

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 11.5g | Calories: 159.6
Banana Raisin Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(227 ratings)

Bake these over the weekend, and enjoy throughout the week for breakfast or a snack.

Carbs: 46.2g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 276.5
Caramelized Pears with Toasted Almonds and Yogurt
Very Good 4.1/5
(29 ratings)

Not only will this taste yummy, but it is a gorgeous presentation as well. You'll impress everyone!

Carbs: 28.4g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 131.8
Apple Hand Pies
Very Good 4.3/5
(29 ratings)

No forks needed! These sweet, crunchy and buttery hand pies will have you licking your fingers.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 161.6
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 151
Cranberry-Orange Creme Brulee
Very Good 4.5/5
(27 ratings)

This creme brulee recipe is full of flavor not fat. The cranberry-orange combo is perfect balance of tart and sweet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 133.6
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(84 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
Caramel Apple Salad
Very Good 4.7/5
(163 ratings)

Great as a side dish or dessert!

Submitted by ELAINEHN

Carbs: 20.1g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 90.7
Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies
Very Good 4.1/5
(108 ratings)

At only 53 calories a piece, these soft cookies are sure to please!

Submitted by COOKINNANCY

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 53.4
Spice Cookies
Very Good 4.1/5
(60 ratings)

Serve these holiday cookies with a cup of tea or lowfat vanilla ice cream.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 61.1
Oatmeal Orange Cookies (Diabetes Friendly)
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

These cookies are packed full of whole grains and fiber to fill you up and keep you satisfied. They're great for snacks and suitable for those with diabetes!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 112.5
Cranberry-Almond Oatmeal Cookies
Good 3.7/5
(153 ratings)

Pumpkin is subbed for butter in this lowfat treat! Cranberries and almonds add flavor and nutrition!

Submitted by CMWELLS83

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 64.3
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