Heart-Healthy Dessert Recipes

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Slow-Cooker Wild Rcie Soup
Easy Blueberry Tarts

    A little cayenne pepper gives these tarts a pleasant hint of spice and distinct Mexican flair.

Zucchini-Banana Squares

    Shh... they'll never know these chewy squares have bits of fruit and vegetables hidden inside!

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookie

    Try our readers' most-requested recipe ever!

Red, White, and Blue Parfaits

    These treats might look like they were made for July, but they're delicious year-round.

Pineapple-Pear Crisp

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

Mini Cherry Pies

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

Chocolate Cake

    This treat contains dark chocolate and flaxseed, both full of good-for-you nutrients.

Country Pear Tart

    Leaving the peel on the pears helps boost the fiber and vitamins in this homey tart.

Apple-Cranberry Crisp

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

Berry Cheesecake Dessert

    Who says cheesecake has to come on a plate? This one is served in a parfait glass or bowl and tastes just as wonderful as a traditional version!

Frozen Hot Chocolate

    This chocolate smoothie is a tempting summertime take on a wintertime favorite.

Raspberry Meringues

    Raspberry jam gives these light and airy cookies a tangy kick.

Cherry-Berry "Ice Cream"

    This delectable (and simple!) made-from-scratch custard uses whole milk rather than cream.

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 often.

Mango Freeze

    Savor a taste of the tropics any old time with this dessert that comes together fast and keeps forever in the freezer.

Seared Nectarines with Angel Food Cake

    Grab a little slice of heaven with this fresh fruit treat.

Tropical Fruit Pops

    Blend your favorite fruit into a delicious, foolproof, frozen treat.

Meyer Lemon Sorbet

    The Meyer lemons called for in this recipe are milder than the usual variety. If you don't have Meyer lemons, use 2/3 cup lemon juice and 1/3 cup orange juice.

Grilled Mango Blossom

    Use your grill for a fun spin on a serving of fruit.

Tea-and-Lemongrass Sorbet

    Tea's healing powers are well-documented. So, why not heal yourself while enjoying a sweet treat?

Raisin-Pumpkin Tart

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

Chocolate-Ricotta Mousse

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

Apricot-Cherry Tart

    Add a little pucker to your after-dinner treat.

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