53 Low Calorie Desserts You Need to Try

Looking for dessert recipes that are on the healthier side?

We’ve scoured the internet and found so many amazing low calorie dessert recipes that won’t derail your weight loss goals if that is what you’re working on!

But if losing weight isn’t your top priority, then these easy healthy dessert recipes can still be the perfect treats to enjoy after dinner or as an afternoon pick me up.

These low calorie desserts range from easy mango sorbet to banana chocolate popsicles and even healthy edible cookie dough bites!

Can you say yum?!

Check out these 53 delicious low calorie recipes that make the best desserts!


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1. Banana Chocolate Popsicles

banana chocolate popsicles

These banana chocolate popsicles are an easy and delicious dessert.

They’re perfect for using up ripe bananas during the warmer months.

2. Cookie Dough Dip with Greek Yogurt

This Cookie Dough Dip made with Greek yogurt is a delicious low calorie dessert!

Perfect for dipping pretzels or eating straight with a spoon, you’ll love enjoying it!

3. Baked Apples with Cinnamon

baked apples with cinnamon

These baked apples with cinnamon will be your new favorite cozy dessert!

They turn out perfectly sweet and caramelized, and can be made with just 6 ingredients!

4. Lemon Popsicles

lemon popsicles

These refreshing lemon popsicles are easy to make.

They’re sweet, tart, and delicious.

5. Greek Baklava Rolls

greek baklava rolls

Greek Baklava Rolls Saragli are similar to baklava, but rolled rather than layered.

This recipe is refined sugar free, buttery, flaky, crunchy, and just sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth!

6. Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

edible cookie dough bites

Take the worry out of eating raw cookie dough with this delicious option!

Made in minutes and without refined sugar, these Healthy Edible Cookie Dough Bites are a fun bite-sized, easy-to-make, sweet treat!

7. Mango Sorbet

mango sorbet

Mango sorbet is the perfect low calorie dessert!

No fancy equipment is needed to make this sorbet.

8. Mango Popsicles

magno popsicles

These homemade mango popsicles are simple and sweet!

They are made using just four plant-based ingredients and come in at just 62 calories per popsicle.

9. No Butter Peanut Butter Blossoms

peanut butter blossoms

 The healthiest peanut butter blossoms you’ll find!

Made with peanut flour, these cookies are not only gluten-free and vegan, but grain-free as well!

10. Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

The classic chocolate chip cookie with the protein punch of quinoa.

Healthy, gluten-free, vegan, quinoa chocolate chip cookies that will fool anyone into thinking they’re eating a decadent dessert.

11. Strawberry Cappuccino Ice Cream

strawberry ice cream

A little sweet treat with a buzz!

Strawberry Cappuccino Ice Cream that’s just 3 ingredients, gluten-free, and vegan.

12. Gluten-Free Rice Krispie Treats

rice krispie

Everyone loves that classic crispy sweet rice bar!

Homemade Gluten-Free Rice Krispie Treats that are allergy-free, sugar-free, and vegan!

13. Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

peanut butter cookies

The classic American cookie now with a gluten-free, vegan, grain-free, keto, low-calorie, & sugar-free recipe!

These healthy 3-Ingredient Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies are so quick & easy to make and taste just like grandma’s!

14. Lemon Olive Oil Cake

olive oil cake

This Lemon Olive Oil Cake is brightened up with fresh and vibrant lemons making it perfect for brunch or dessert! 

15. Healthy Snowball Cookies

snowball cookies

Healthy Snowball Cookies are a nutrient dense version of the classic holiday cookies we know and love!

Subtly sweet, soft, and buttery cookies that melt in your mouth are the perfect bite-sized cookie to add to your dessert table this year!

16. Chocolate Tofu Pudding

chocolate tofu pudding

This Chocolate Tofu Pudding is a healthy alternative to other pudding recipes.

Smooth and chocolatey, it uses some surprising ingredients to achieve an amazing taste and texture.

17. Vegan Banana Ice Cream

vegan banana ice cream

This Vegan Banana Ice Cream is creamy and rich with the perfect blend of fruity sweetness.

It’s so easy, you’ll want to make it again and again.

18. Keto Italian Lemon Sorbet

italian sorbet

This 3 ingredient Italian Lemon Sorbet Recipe is keto friendly, gluten free, vegan, dairy free and easy to make!

19. Chocolate Bon Bons

chocolate bon bons

These 3 Ingredient Raw Vegan Chocolate Bon Bons are as easy to make as they are healthy.

Impress your friends with these fancy chocolates that take only 20 minutes to make!

20. Berry Granita with Whipped Ricotta

berry granita

This berry granita is made with fresh or frozen berries and lavender simple syrup, and is served with whipped ricotta.

No ice cream maker needed!

21. Low-Carb Chocolate Mousse

chocolate mousse

Decadent chocolate goodness under 200 calories, it is not too good to be true.

The easiest Low-Carb Chocolate Mousse is a dessert hack that is not just a dream.

22. Stewed Pears

stewed pears

Stewed pears are a wonderful sweet treat!

23. Avocado Chocolate Keto Truffles

avocado chocolate keto truffles

These healthy avocado chocolate keto truffles are a deliciously creamy and decadent treat to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

These truffles are perfect for anyone who is following a low carb, keto, or, low sugar diet.

24. Turkish Fig Pudding

turkish fig pudding

This rich and creamy Turkish Fig Pudding (Incir Uyutmasi) recipe infused with butterscotchy dried figs is one of our favorite guilt-free desserts.

25. Dark Chocolate Bark

dark chocolate bark

This dark chocolate bark recipe is an indulgent treat you don’t need to feel guilty about.

Make a batch of this holiday chocolate bark today.

26. Easy Mini Pavlovas

easy mini pavlovas

Snowy white mini pavlovas are crisp on the outside and chewy inside.

Perfect to top with whipped cream, fresh berries and fruit or low calorie preserves.

27. Peppermint Meringue Cookies

peppermint meringues

Light and airy Peppermint Meringues are a perfect holiday treat or gift.

These melt-in-your-mouth treats are a delicious guilt-free dessert recipe.

28. Easy Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

cream cheese fruit dip

If you’ve got a hankering for something creamy, dreamy, and perfectly sweet, give this Cream Cheese Fruit Dip a try.

Made with 7 ingredients in just 5 minutes, it has all the flavor you crave without an oven or springform pan in sight.

29. Canning Pears with Reduced Sugar

canning pears with sugar

Preserve the sweet pear flavor to enjoy all year long with this easy to follow recipe for canning pears.

30. Super Quick Dole Whip Smoothie

dole whip smoothie recipe

Make this pineapple Dole Whip smoothie is a copycat recipe of the famed Disney Dole Whip, but you drink it with a straw!

Creamy, sweet and made when you mix whole ingredients this is a delicious dessert you can feel good about.

31. Juicy Watermelon Popsicles

watermelon popsicles

These juicy watermelon popsicles are the perfect treat to cool off on a hot day and super easy to make.

Made with only three ingredients, these fresh popsicles are easy, healthy and delicious!

32. Grilled Peaches with Greek Yogurt

grilled peaches

Sweet, juicy peaches are transformed into a delicious and elegant dessert when cooked on the grill.

This Grilled Peaches with Greek Yogurt are the perfect healthy dessert!

33. Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cookies

low calorie chocolate chip cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are soft and chewy cookies with the perfect texture, made with wholesome ingredients and less than 100 calories per cookie!

They are made without butter or eggs.

34. Mango Mochi

mango mochi

Bite into delicious mango mochi.

An Asian dessert that’s chewy and soft on the outside, and fruity, and sweet on the inside.

35. Nutella Mochi

Nutella Mochi

Nutella mochi is a fusion of traditional Japanese rice cakes and a delicious hazelnut spread.

They are so delicious and are perfect for a little after dinner treat.

36. Almond Flour Keto Crepes

keto crepes

Enjoy low carb crepes that are super versatile as you can serve them both sweet or savory.

For just 1g net carbs each, these crepes taste great and are super pliable!

37. Dairy Free Banana Bread

dairy free banana bread recipe

This dairy-free banana bread recipe is soft, super moist and has a sweet banana flavor.

It uses pantry-staple ingredients and only takes 10 minutes to prepare.

38. Frozen Strawberry Mousse

frozen strawberry mousse

This Frozen Strawberry Mousse is fresh, sweet and creamy.

It takes just 20 minutes to prepare and uses 4 main ingredients.

39. Healthy Cheesecake Bites

healthy cheesecake bites

Healthy Cheesecake Bites are the perfect low fat cheesecake treat!

Made with greek yogurt, low in sugar and so delicious!

40. Healthy Peach Crisp

peach crisp

An easy Peach Crisp Recipe that is healthy and delicious.

The best gluten free peach crisp that’s perfect for a simple dessert.

41. Flourless Chocolate Cake

flourless chocolate cake

Enjoy a slice or two of this delicious chocolatey flourless cake.

It’s so easy to bake, yet healthy and insanely good.

42. Easy Granola Bars

easy granola bars

Super-Tasty, Very Easy, Healthy Granola Bars.

This simple sweet-and-salty recipe uses oats, chocolate chips and a secret ingredient as both binder and sweetener while adding a healthy 30 gram boost of protein. 

43. Heavenly Raspberrry Pancakes

raspberry low calorie pancakes

Win over the crowd at your next brunch without hurting your waistline with these raspberry low calorie pancakes!

44. Cinnamon Baked Pears with Crunchy Walnuts

cinnamon baked pears

This recipe makes a cozy treat for two.

Cinnamon and pears are a tasty match when topped off with yogurt and walnuts!

45. Japanese Silken Tofu Dessert with Mango Coulis

healthy silken tofu

Soft tofu and fresh tropical mango coulis make a healthy silken tofu dessert with a heavenly taste and no effort needed.

46. 2 Ingredient Pineapple Sorbet

pineapple sorbet

A refreshing summer sorbet full of fruity goodness, made from just 2 ingredients and ready in 5 minutes.

Stacked with vitamins A, C, B6 and no cholesterol!

47. Cottage Cheese Cheesecake

cottage cheese cheesecake

Now you really can have your cake and eat it with this healthy high protein cheesecake.

Low on sugar but not low on yum!

48. Rice Krispie Treats with Marshmallow Fluff

marshmallow fluff

 Out of marshmallows? No problem!

Try these marshmallow fluff rice krispie treats instead!

49. Flourless Oatmeal Cookies

flourless oatmeal cookies

Flourless oatmeal cookies with the perfect amount texture!

No flour oatmeal cookies are one of my favorites, and only 135 calories each!

50. Eggless Coffee Cake

eggless coffee cake

This eggless coffee cake is moist, fluffy, and topped with a crispy cinnamon streusel.

Naturally gluten-free and vegan, this healthier version of coffee cake will be a crowd pleaser!

51. Microwave Protein Mug Brownie

This protein mug brownie is moist, rich, and incredibly delicious.

All you need is a few ingredients and 5 minutes to make this high protein dessert!

52. Low Calorie Slushie

low calorie slushie

Love slushies but need a low calorie slushie option?

Then this is the recipe to try!

53. Vegan Chocolate Pudding

vegan chocolate pudding

Vegan chocolate pudding is made with sweet potatoes, dates, and other simple ingredients.

Refined sugar-free, oil-free, gluten-free, and nut-free, this vegan chocolate pudding recipe is creamy, delicious, and compliant.

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