30 Easy Lower-Fat Desserts

From a decadent chocolate trifle to fruity sorbets, these killer desserts are not only simple to make, but they contain less fat than your taste buds would have you think.

Part of: Healthy Your Way: Quick and Easy

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Sugar-Free Eclairs

"These turned out fabulous and I was surprised by how simple they were to make. Nobody believed that they were sugar free."

-CIndytc

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Brown Sugar Brownies (Blondies)

"I've never had blondies as good as these. They came out so moist, just like a brownie!"

-Maggi Lynn

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Fat-Free Bread Pudding

"This was delicious. The cooked apples were soft and tender, which worked well with the juicy raisins."

-anniesnomsblog

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Low-Fat Fudge Brownies

"These are wonderful, dense, fudgy brownies! I will definitely make these again."

-Mgnbos

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Gingersnap Cookies

"These were soft and delicious. They taste too good to be so low in calories!"

-Dasme

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Light Chocolate Mousse

"This is a lovely mousse! The consistency was very light and airy — it made for a special after-dinner treat."

-LifeIsGood

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Low-Fat Apple Cake

"Wonderful! This apple cake was even good for breakfast. It has a sponge cake-like texture."

-pumacreek

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Lower-Fat Double Chocolate Cookies

"These cookies were fantastically soft and fudgey. They fixed my chocolate craving, and my kids didn't even know the difference!"

-HoosierGirl

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Cranberry Ice

"This was great! It was a nice refreshing treat, and it was easy to make, too."

-Shelby Jo

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Healthy Devil's Food Cake

"This was moist, delicious and a huge hit! No one knew it was a 'light' cake."

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

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Peanut Butter Balls

"For an easy-to-make dessert, these peanut butter balls can't be beat. I've already had a couple for breakfast this morning and don't feel very guilty about it!"

-SusieQusie

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Low-Fat Chocolate Raspberry Trifle

"This is a snap to make, it's easy on the waistline and amazingly delicious! Raspberries really make this trifle extra-special."

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

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Low-Fat Chocolate Apple Snack Cake

"This excellent snack cake was very moist and packed a lot of flavor! It was so easy to make."

-The Esquire

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Light Rocky Mountain Mini Cheesecakes

"What an elegant way to serve cheesecake! These 12 mini-cakes are delicious and low-fat! If you only have large marshmallows, just use scissors to cut them into smaller pieces."

-Redsie

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Extreme Low-Fat Chocolate Cake

"Not only is this cake easy to make, it's even easier to eat! The texture is soft, chocolatey and just plain 'ol good. Now I can have something sweet and delicious while I'm trying to lose a few pounds!"

-FLUFFSTER

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Banana Sorbet

"This recipe is just awesome! I'll be making this often and trying different add-ins and flavor combinations."

-Lalaloula

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German Chocolate Bundt Cake

"This is a beautiful cake! I topped the glaze with pecans and coconut."

-vrvrvr

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Low-Calorie "Ice Cream" Sandwiches

"Amazing! I made my sandwiches with low-fat cinnamon graham crackers and absolutely loved them. Sweets without the guilt!"

-jpursell26

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Light Yellow Cake

"This cake was very light in texture yet still moist and tasty. No one could tell it was low in calories!"

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

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Light Cranberry Bars

"These taste wonderful, and you would never know that they're light! I make them year-round using frozen cranberries."

-Brooke the Cook in WI

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake for One

"I found myself in need of a chocolate fix tonight, and had nothing on hand. This was perfect!"

-breezermom

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Skinny Pineapple Cake

"This cake is moist and bursting full of flavor. It goes great with a big cup of coffee."

-HokiesMom

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Chocolate Cupcakes

"I am amazed by this cupcake. Even though it's low-fat as well as low-cholesterol, it has a rich taste and texture."

-lowcholesteroldiet

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Coconut-Mandarin Parfaits

"How can something so incredibly simple taste so amazing? The flavors go perfectly together."

-Debbb

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Lemony Fruit Salad

"This was a nice change for a fresh fruit salad! I used mandarin oranges, pineapple chunks, kiwi and banana."

-DDW

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Weight Watchers Whoopie Pies

"These were excellent! They had a rich chocolate taste and baked up beautifully."

-xpnsve

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Low-Fat Banana Bars

"So glad I tried these bars! They had a nice and dense brownie-like texture, and the frosting was terrific."

-Pam-I-Am

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Fresh Fruit With Greek Yogurt Dip

"Love the combination of fresh fruit and yogurt."

-May I Have That Recipe

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Low-Fat Banana Bread

"This banana bread was so easy and turned out great!"

-Chris from Kansas

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Blueberry Muffins

"I made this recipe using frozen blueberries and they were absolutely wonderful!"

-Sydney Mike

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