What are some tasty light dessert recipes?


Quick Answer

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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