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Quick and Easy Fat-Free Desserts

Updated on September 8, 2011

Apple Cobbler

Serves 8-10.


  • 1 1/2 cup white flour
  • 1/4 cup Splenda or sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 4 apples, sliced


Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. Mix dry ingredients and wet ingredients separately, combine. Pour into greased 13 x 9 pan. Add sliced apples, and sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake 45 minutes, or until crust is brown and fruit is tender. Serve warm with fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt.

Pear Tart

Serves 6.


  • 2 cans sliced pears in light syrup (32 oz total)
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 4 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9-inch pie plate, arrange pear slices in the bottom. Finely chop oats in blender, gradually adding all other ingredients. Blend well, and pour over pears. Bake 35 to 40 mins, or until puffed and golden.

Pumpkin Bars

Serves 10-12.


  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/3 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry ingredients in large bowl, set aside. Put applesauce, milk, dates, and egg whites into blender, blend until smooth. Mix wet into dry ingredients, add raisins. Pour into 9x13 greased baking pan. Bake 30-40 minutes until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool to room temperature, refridgerate, serve cold.

Chocolate Cupcakes

Makes 18 cupcakes.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 Tbsp applesauce
  • 2 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking soda


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Whisk together dry ingredients. Combine wet ingredients. Stir wet into dry until well blended. Grease muffin tins, pour mixture evenly into tins. Bake for 25 mins, remove from pan and place on rack to cool.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Serves 10.


  • 2 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • Approximately 3 Tbsp apple juice


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix fruit with white sugar and flour to coat, set aside 20 minutes. Meanwhile, mix oats and brown sugar, stir in enough apple juice to moisten. Spread fruit mixture in the bottom of greased 9x13 baking pan, sprinkle oat/sugar mixture over the top. Bake 20 minutes.


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      manal 5 years ago

      good work useful recipes u helped me cause i'm recovering from an op they cut my pg cause of stone and i'm on fat free diet

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      Jasper 5 years ago

      If you used all that sugar, even if it's low fat, it will still go to the behind. Use sugar substitute but it moderation, make sure you get in some fibre too.

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      Francesca27 6 years ago from Hub Page

      Where have you been all my life... finally, someone who's talking my language! Keep up the good work. Excellent recipes. I'll be back. Francesca27

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      DeAndre 6 years ago

      these recipes are good but i have better ones but like i said it's good

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      Laney McEvans 7 years ago

      This apple cobler is fat frreeee and delicious but remember to keep working those buns

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      mpurcell10 7 years ago from Arkansas

      Love it!

      Thank you can't wait to try these.

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      jennifer 7 years ago

      agave nectar, honey or stevia are all naturally derived without chemical re-constitution or adulteration.

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      hypnosis4u2 8 years ago from Massachusetts

      Lots of reasons to eat healthy and taste nice in this hub. Hoping the portions are the right size as well.

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      Keira H 8 years ago

      I'm trying to lose weight for the last of couple pf months but I love sweets so much that instead of losing weight , I'm gaining weight. Hope these fat free desserts will help me in reducing my weight.

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      Maddie Ruud 8 years ago from Oakland, CA

      Chelsea Rae:

      Go ahead and use sugar then! Everyone has their own opinion and preference. Some people like Splenda, some like Stevia, some like honey, some like raw sugar, some like refined sugar!

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      Chelsea Rae 8 years ago

      Yes, but those are extremely bad for you. Aspartame actually slows brain frequency, and it makes me extremely sick when i eat it =/

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      Maddie Ruud 9 years ago from Oakland, CA

      Chelsea Rae:

      You can always use a sugar substitute if you are worried about sugar content.

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      Chelsea Rae 9 years ago

      Careful of the sugar content! Most fat-free items or low-fat items replace the fat with sugar, which turns into fat if its not burned off! most of these look good with the sugar, except the chocolate cupcakes and strawberry rubarb.

      i'm concitering making the Apple cobbler thankyou!!

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      chelsea 9 years ago

      omfg im trying to lose weight but i love sweet things my grandma used to say i had too many sweet teeth so are these really fat frre this is soooooooooooo great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      RUTH 9 years ago

      That is so good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      lailanni 9 years ago

      omfg!!! this is so great!!!

      lots of love


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      Louie Jerome 10 years ago from UK

      Chocolate cup cakes...yum! My mouth is watering! I'm on a diet you see...waaaaaaa!!