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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (1)

By Lindsay Champion

Published Nov 17, 2016

98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (2)

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There’s no getting around it: Maintaining a healthy diet during the holidays is really tough. Let us help. Here are 98 sweets that will satisfy your dessert cravings…and they’re all under 100 calories. Go indulge without the guilt.

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Laughing Spatula

1.

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Treats (100 calories)

Healthy ice-cream sandwiches exist.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

2.

Nutella Chocolate-Chip Blondies (59 calories)

When cookies and brownies collide, the result is magic.

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Yammie's Noshery

3.

Double-Fudge Banana Muffins (100 calories)

Make ’em for dessert. Then eat ’em again for breakfast.

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Well Plated

4.

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars (100 calories)

As delicious as they are pretty.

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I heart Nap Time

5.

Flourless Blender Muffins (100 calories)

Whip these up in just 20 minutes.

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Yammie's Noshery

6.

Zucchini Brownies (87 calories)

Shhh, these brownies are much healthier than they look.

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The Skinny Fork

7.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies (100 calories)

Our diet game plan: Eat more cookies.

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Skinny Ms

8.

Skinny Mint Cookies (74 calories)

Thin Mints all year long.

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The Skinny Fork

9.

Skinny Cookies-and-Cream Pops (100 calories)

When you need that ice-cream fix, look no further.

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Skinny Girl Standard

10.

Dark-Chocolate Pudding Cookies (100 calories)

The proof is in the pudding.

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Amy's Healthy Baking

11.

Raspberry Chocolate-Chip Oatmeal Cookies (100 calories)

Fruity, nutty and chocolaty in every bite.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

12.

Healthy Tagalong Cookies (46 calories)

Even the Girl Scouts will be jealous of these.

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Dashing Dish

13.

No-Churn Espresso Ice Cream (35 calories)

Hmm, we think we’ll help ourselves to an extra scoop.

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (16)

Sugar and Cloth

14.

Skinny Macaron Ice-Cream Sandwiches (100 calories)

The cutest little treats we ever did see.

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Pop Sugar

15.

Peanut Butter and Banana Smudgies (92 calories)

What’s a “smudgy,” you ask? It involves banana, peanut butter and graham crackers, and that’s really all you need to know.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

16.

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Pops (60 calories)

When a chocolate craving strikes, we’ve got you covered.

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Sprinkle Some Fun

17.

Frozen Chocolate Whips (70 calories)

Oooh, it’s like airy whipped cream and decadent fudge had a baby.

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Ambitious Kitchen

18.

Raspberry Chocolate-Chip Brownies (100 calories)

See? It’s got fruit!

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Feasting Not Fasting

19.

Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries (100 calories)

Aren’t these just adorable?

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Skinny Taste

20.

Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey (78 calories)

Dessert doesn’t have to involve chocolate and ice cream (although it certainly never hurts).

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (23)

Jessica In The Kitchen

21.

Apple Pie Pancakes (100 calories)

Fact: There’s no wrong time for pancakes.

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Happiness Is Homemade

22.

Double-Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts (100 calories)

You’d never guess that these little guys are made with veggies.

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Andie Mitchell

23.

Fudge Brownies (100 calories)

Just like little slices of heaven.

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24.

Peanut Butter and Banana Cups (69 calories)

A healthier take on Reese’s.

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Recipes, Food and Cooking

25.

Baked Elephant Ears (100 calories)

We’ll never get tired of these classic cookies.

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Amy's Healthy Baking

26.

Skinny Chocolate-Chip Pretzel Cheesecake Bars (107 calories)

OK, these have 107 calories. Call it a cheat day.

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Fit Mitten kitchen

27.

Pumpkin Spice Latte Truffles (97 calories)

Truffles > lattes.

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Wellness Bakeries

28.

Paleo Cinnamon Rolls (97 calories)

Breakfast or dessert? The choice is yours.

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Veggie Balance

29.

Edible Cookie-Dough Bites (66 calories)

We’re suddenly nostalgic for fifth-grade sleepovers.

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Top With Cinnamon

30.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream-Cheese Frosting (100 calories)

Double the chocolate, double the fun.

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Kim's Cravings

31.

Skinny Sugar Cookies (98 calories)

Finally, a zero-guilt Christmas cookie.

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The Creative Bite

32.

Peanut Butter Truffles (100 calories)

Whoever invented this flavor combo was a damn genius.

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Veggie Balance

33.

Healthy Buckeyes (100 calories)

Like we were saying.

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Daily Burn

34.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Thumbprint Cookies (83 calories)

Wayyy better than the store-bought version.

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Wallflower Kitchen

35.

Chocolate-Orange Muffins (100 calories)

Baking with citrus is seriously underrated.

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Andie Mitchell

36.

Chocolate Cupcakes (100 calories)

Step aside, Hostess.

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37.

Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bites (52 calories)

Pretend it’s your birthday.

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Peanut Butter and Fitness

38.

Blueberry-Banana Protein Muffins (50 calories)

Satisfy your sweet tooth and load up on protein while you’re at it.

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I heart eating

39.

Flourless Fudge Cookies (70 calories)

What happened to the flour? Who cares?

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Skinny Girl Standard

40.

Chocolate-Chip Cookies (100 calories)

Wash ’em down with a glass of milk.

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Joyful Healthy Eats

41.

Lemon-Raspberry Frozen Yogurt (100 calories)

Pretend it’s summertime all year long.

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Style by Joules

42.

Sweet Potato Cookies (50 calories)

Meet the key to rich, healthy desserts: sweet potato.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

43.

Banana Mug Cake (100 calories)

Single-serve and seriously satisfying.

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Well Plated

44.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles (100 calories)

That sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar gets us every time.

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Cafe Delites

45.

Chocolate-Chip Cookie Sticks (46 calories)

The perfect shape for dunking.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

46.

Mocha-Coconut Macaroons (50 calories)

Almost too good to be true.

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Dashing Dish

47.

Peanut Butter Cup Ice-Cream Bars (50 calories)

And almost too beautiful to eat. (Eh, just kidding.)

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (50)

Brooklyn Farm Girl

48.

Single-Serving Brownies (100 calories)

Mug desserts are life.

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making thyme for health

49.

Fresh Peach Sorbet (99 calories)

It’s basically a fruit salad.

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iFoodreal

50.

Frozen Greek Yogurt Bites (72 calories)

Cool, dude.

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Amy's Healthy Baking

51.

Dark-Chocolate Peppermint Mocha Truffles (22 calories)

Yesss, you can have four and still stay under 100 calories.

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Eating on a Dime

52.

Angel Food Cupcakes (60 calories)

These were definitely sent from heaven.

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Best Little Nest

53.

Chocolate and Vanilla Cake Pops (100 calories)

Move over, Starbucks.

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Averie Cooks

54.

Skinny Caramel Frappuccino (50 calories)

Move way over.

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Yummy Healthy Easy

55.

Easy Chocolate Custard (94 calories)

How dainty.

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Jar of Lemons

56.

Strawberry and Chia Seed Pops (53 calories)

Sweet, refreshing and healthy? This can’t be real.

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Desserts with Benefits

57.

Nutella Fudge (50 calories)

This had us at Nutella.

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Amy's Healthy Baking

58.

Chewy Raspberry-Apple Granola Bars (100 calories)

Take them with you for an on-the-go snack.

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Ambitious kitchen

59.

Banana-Oat Protein Muffins (100 calories)

There’s no flour or sugar in these babies.

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Desserts with Benefits

60.

Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries (100 calories)

Once you pop, you just can’t stop.

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Eat, Drink, Love

61.

Chocolate Energy Bites (95 calories)

Totally decadent, totally low-cal.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

62.

Healthy Tiramisu (69 calories)

Yep. It actually exists.

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Averie Cooks

63.

Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip Mini Blender Muffins (99 calories)

No mixing bowl required.

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Averie Cooks

64.

Skinny Piña Colada Smoothie (98 calories)

It’s like a resort vacation for your mouth.

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Eat Yourself Skinny

65.

Watermelon Ice Pops (78 calories)

Hands down, the most darling dessert we’ve ever seen.

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Foodie Fiasco

66.

30-Minute Cinnamon Rolls (70 calories)

It’s all about that frosting drizzle.

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Kitchen Meets Girl

67.

Skinny Strawberry Muffins (100 calories)

Mmm, they’re best straight out of the oven.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

68.

No-Bake Mocha Cookies (100 calories)

We won’t tell if you eat two.

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Marlene Koch

69.

Apple Pie Pastry Squares (100 calories)

Store-bought puff-pastry dough saves the day.

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Well Plated

70.

Cranberry Baked Brie Puff-Pastry Bites (50 calories)

And if you have a little leftover dough, make these.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

71.

Healthy Homemade Oreos (65 calories)

So much better than the ones from the grocery store.

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (74)

Desserts with Benefits

72.

Chocolate Fudge Truffles (50 calories)

Top ’em with sprinkles, chocolate chips, chopped peanuts or coconut.

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Kitchme

73.

Cookies-and-Cream Tortoni (23 calories)

“What’s tortoni?” you ask? It’s Italian ice cream, and you can have four of them.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

74.

Chocolate-Chip Breakfast Cookies (100 calories)

Yep, we’re officially giving you permission to eat chocolate for breakfast.

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75.

Blueberry-Mint Pops (50 calories)

Get extra antioxidants during dessert.

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76.

Broiled Banana and Honey Grapefruit (100 calories)

If you want to get fancy, use a brûlée torch.

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Foodie Fiasco

77.

Brownie-Stuffed Cookies (25 calories)

Psst, these bad boys are vegan and gluten-free.

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Chocolate Covered Katie

78.

Sugar Cookies (65 calories)

You don’t have to wait for the holidays to try these.

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Foodie Fiasco

79.

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies (23 calories)

Brownies never get old.

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Destination Femme

80.

Chocolate-Drizzled Pretzels (100 calories)

The perfect movie snack.

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Kim's Cravings

81.

Apple Pie Oatmeal Muffins (100 calories)

Great for breakfast, dessert or whenever.

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Protein Pow

82.

Zero-Carb Protein Cookies (91 calories)

Yep. You heard us.

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KitchMe

83.

Pumpkin Cupcakes (100 calories)

Look up fall in the dictionary and you’ll find these.

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Laughing Spatula

84.

Brownie Cupcakes (100 calories)

Topped with fruit, these are heavenly.

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Daily Burn

85.

Apple Oatmeal Cookies (100 calories)

When you need that midday sugar fix.

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Food Faith Fitness

86.

Vegan Carrot Cake Blondies (100 calories)

No eggs. No milk. No problem.

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The Roasted Root

87.

Coconut and Sweet Potato Cookies (98 calories)

Totally healthy and packed with protein.

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (90)

Coffee and Quinoa

88.

Three-Ingredient Mint Meringues (100 calories)

Have you ever seen anything more beautiful?

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Running With Spoons

89.

Flourless Banana Blondies (100 calories)

Listen up, gluten-free friends.

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I breathe I'm Hungry

90.

Low-Carb Blueberry Cobbler (95 calories)

Eat it a la mode with some frozen yogurt.

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (93)

I Heart Naptime

91.

Chocolate Muffins (95 calories)

Yep. It’s possible.

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (94)

Happy, Healthy, Motivated

92.

Tiramisu Frozen Yogurt (100 calories)

If this is what they eat in Italy, sign us up.

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98 Dessert Recipes Under 100 Calories (95)

Oh She Glows

93.

Vegan and Gluten-Free Florentines (100 calories)

Oooh, we love these little lacy holiday cookies.

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Skinny Ms

94.

Cantaloupe Granita (54 calories)

Pair it with a dollop of vanilla frozen yogurt if you really want to get fancy.

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Skinny Ms

95.

Quinoa Almond Joy Bites (94 calories)

Candy bars, schmandy bars.

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Chocolate Covered Kate

96.

Flourless Chocolate Sugar Cookies (16 calories)

Decorate these guilt-free treats with the whole family.

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Amy's Healthy Baking

97.

Apple Pie Snickerdoodles (100 calories)

Our two favorite desserts, together at last.

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Well Plated

98.

Chocolate Pudding Pops (100 calories)

We’re head-over-heels in love.

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Lindsay Champion

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From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.

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