Recipe Type: Desserts & Candy

Cookies, cake, pie, desert, candy

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Easy Homemade Ricotta


Supermarket ricotta cheese available in 15 to 32 ounce containers is usually an inferior cheese in name only compared to ricotta available decades ago in the United States. Like many foods available today, manufacturers have cut corners to cut costs. It only takes two ingredients and an instant read thermometer ...

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Gingersnaps


Recipe Updated 9-25-2019 to reduce preparation time. Gingersnaps are a crispy cookie variation on gingerbread. Gingersnaps are ideal for dunking in coffee or liqueurs. One 2-inch (2.5 cm) cookie sprinkled with sugar has about 55 calories and less than 10mg of sodium. Gingersnaps are traditionally rolled in sugar, but I ...

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Chewy Almond Butter Cookies

Almond Butter Cookie Recipe


Almond butter cookies are an alternative to peanut butter cookies. This recipe can be used to make both. You can substitute creamy or chunky peanut butter for the almond butter.  If you are allergic to peanuts, carefully check the almond butter label for processing in a plant that also processes peanuts. ...

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Banana Nut Muffins

Homemade Pastry Flour

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All-purpose flour is a common ingredient in the United States for most homemade cakes, cookies, pies, and pastries. The gluten content of all-purpose flour can vary from brand to brand and even from region to region. One bakers success story is an others failure. First, professional bakers measure ingredients by ...

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Macerating Strawberries


Strawberry shortcake is a popular dessert and a healthier alternative to strawberry pies and cheesecake especially if you limit the amount of cake and pile on the berries. Some people classify berries as a superfood. All berries are low in calories and a good source of fiber and other nutrients. A ...

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Fudge Sundae

300 Calorie Fudge Sundae Recipe

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Restaurant fudge sundaes can easily add 500 or more calories to your meal. For the average person needing 2,000 to 2,500 calories per day getting 20 to 25 percent of your calories from one dessert means giving up other foods. You don’t have to give up desserts to maintain or lose weight. ...

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Homemade Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

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This easy homemade chocolate mousse recipe uses cooked egg yolks and meringue powder to reduce  the risk of bacterial contamination from eating raw eggs. Mousse is high in saturated fat due to the chocolate, butter, egg yolks, and heavy cream. One seeing has 19 grams. Enjoy Chocolate Mousse in moderation ...

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Homemade Chocolate Candies

Chocolate Candy

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Using this recipe and semi-sweet chocolate you can make a variety of chocolate covered nuts, cherries, coconut, peanut butter, and more. Almonds are an excellent source of healthy fat and protein. This recipe can be doubled or tripled. Nutrition Information Nutrition information ranges are lowest for chocolate covered coconut to ...

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Homemade Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

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Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing are crisp, thin cookies with about 75 calories per cookies and virtually no sodium when using unsalted butter. You can make and enjoy them plain or frosted. Nutrition information is for frosted cookies. Subtract 10 calories per cookie for unfrosted cookies. Royal Icing dries candy ...

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Homemade Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster

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Bananas Foster is a simple, flamed desert you can make in minutes traditionally served over ice cream. You can also serve Bananas Foster over pound cake, used as a topping for French toast, waffles or pancakes, or with other fresh fruit. Cook’s Tip To keep ice cream from melting too ...

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