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What are some tasty light dessert recipes?

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Raspberry swirl frozen dessert, banana chocolate chip cookies and blueberry walnut bars are tasty, light dessert recipes. Some other options include pumpkin pie pudding and chocolate-cherry heart smart cookies.

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Make light and healthy chocolate-cherry heart smart cookies by mixing together 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, 1/3 cup whole wheat flour, 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats, 1 teaspoon of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Turn the stove to low heat, and heat 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter in a saucepan. Once the butter melts, remove the saucepan from heat, and whisk in 3/4 cup of packed light brown sugar. Combine the melted butter mixture and the flour mixture, then beat in 1 cup dried cherries, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 large egg and 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate. Dollop the dough onto a cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 minutes.

To make banana chocolate chip cookies, cream together 1/3 cup softened butter and 1/2 cup sugar, then add 1 egg, 1/2 cup mashed bananas and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. In another bowl, mix together 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon baking soda. Beat together the wet and dry ingredients, and fold in 1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for nine to 11 minutes.

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