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15 Healthy Desserts

You won't have to feel guilty about indulging in these delectable desserts. From apple-cranberry crisp to dark chocolate-mint bites and cinnamon souffles, we've got our 15 favorite low-calorie treats for you to try!

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    • Chocolate-Chunk Cookies

      Sneaking soft tofu into this classic recipe adds protein without changing the flavor. The extra protein can help control hunger -- so enjoy one of these cookies as a lunchtime dessert and forget about those midafternoon munchies.

    • Sweet Potato-Cinnamon Bundt Cake

      Not only is this cake deliciously moist, but the sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins A and B6. This cake freezes well; make a double batch to enjoy later or to serve to last-minute guests.

    • Coconut-Mocha Poached Pears

      The warm, subtle sweetness of the poached pears is enhanced with the rich, creamy coconut and chocolaty flavors poured over them.

    • Berry Pudding Cakes

      These warm, golden brown, fruit-filled cakes have just 2 grams of fat per serving. The goal will be to keep yourself from eating all six servings in one sitting!

    • Dark Chocolate-Mint Bites

      The power of healthy dark chocolate comes from flavonoids, a phytochemical found in the cacao bean. So the more cacao a chocolate contains, the richer the chocolate's health-promoting content.

    • Stuffed Apples

      These slow-cooked apples are stuffed with chewy raisins for added texture and brown sugar for added sweetness. If your meal plan allows, serve the warm apples with a scoop of cold vanilla ice cream.

    • Mocha Custards

      These coffee-laced custards are a great treat after any meal. Serve topped with a spoonful of dessert topping and a dark chocolate espresso bean.

    • Triple-Berry Cobbler

      Using the slow cooker for this berry-filled dessert makes it an easy addition to any weekend celebration. A spoonful of creamy yogurt and a drizzle of honey make this a delightfully healthy dessert.

    • Mini Cherry Pies

      Don't be fooled by the "mini" in this recipe's name; these pies are packed with maximum flavor.

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      Apple-Cranberry Crisp

      Adding cranberries to this traditional autumn favorite gives it a mouthwatering sweet-tart quality.

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      Cinnamon-Chocolate Bread Pudding Souffles

      Because this chocolate-and-spice dessert has only 132 calories and 4 grams of fat per serving, you can enjoy it guilt-free.

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      Pineapple-Pear Crisp

      A slimmed-down oat-and-nut topping helps keep these baked pears heart-healthy.

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      Banana-Oat Breakfast Cookie

      Try our readers' most-requested recipe ever!

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      Raisin-Pumpkin Tart

      Try this recipe for a different interpretation of classic pumpkin pie.

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      Chocolate-Ricotta Mousse

      Ready in a snap, this rich confection will have guests asking for seconds.

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      Baked Doughnut Recipes

      Seeking a healthy doughnut recipe? Each of these baked doughnuts eliminates the excessive oils of traditional doughnuts so you can enjoy a sweet indulgence that fits your healthy meal plan. You can feel extra proud of your dessert recipe choice because many of the doughnut recipes include nutrient-rich ingredients such as flaxseed, oats, and whole wheat flour.
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