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Gluten free vegan cookies

3 large, ripe bananas, pureed 1 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ cup warm coconut, olive or canola oil 2 cups rolled gluten free oats 2/3 cup almond meal 1/3 cup coconut, shredded and unsweetened 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. fine grain sea salt 1 tsp. baking powder 6 to 7 oz. chocolate chips Preheat oven to […]

White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

recipe ingredients 8 ounces white baking bar 1/2 cup butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam 3 ounces white baking bar 1/2 teaspoon shortening recipe directions Chop 4 ounces of the white baking bar; set aside. In a heavy […]

Reduced Fat Gingerbread Drop Cookies

recipe ingredients 1 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 1/3 cup molasses 2 eggs 1 tablespoon milk 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts recipe directions In […]

Pumpkin Harvest Bars

recipe ingredients 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. grated orange peel 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup solid pack pumpkin 1 egg 1 egg white 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil […]

Poundcake Bars

recipe ingredients 1 package (12 ounces) fat free pound cake 1/3 cup finely chopped semisweet chocolate 1/3 cup raspberry or apricot spreadable fruit 2 egg whites 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar 3 Tbsp. packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla recipe directions Preheat oven to 400*F. Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers. Place layers on ungreased […]

Pear Date Streusel Bars

recipe ingredients 1 can (16 ounces) pear halves in extra light syrup 8 ounces chopped dates 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup quick cooking oats 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup reduced calorie margarine recipe directions Drain pear juice into small saucepan. Finely chop pears and […]

Nutty Meringue Kisses

recipe ingredients 2 egg whites 1/4 tsp. lemon extract 1/4 tsp. almond extract 1/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup apricot spreadable fruit recipe directions Heat oven to 250*F. Cover cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or aluminum foil. Beat egg whites and extracts in medium bowl on high speed until foamy. Gradually […]

Mocha Almond Biscotti

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup almonds 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 2 large egg white 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons instant coffee 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate 1/2 teaspoon almond extract recipe directions Preheat oven to […]

Iced Chocolate Brownies

recipe ingredients 1 can (14 oz) lowfat sweetened condensed milk 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 4 egg whites 1/3 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla extract Vanilla Icing: 2 Tbsp. soft nonfat margarine 1 Tbsp. skim milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups powdered sugar recipe […]

Honey Almond Chews

recipe ingredients 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. margarine 3 Tbsp. honey 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup plus 1Tbsp. all-purpose flour 3 Tbsp. finely chopped almonds 2 Tbsp. amaretto 1/4 tsp. salt recipe directions Preheat oven to 350*F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Combine margarine and honey in […]

Ginger Crisps

recipe ingredients 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil 2 Tbsp. butter, softened 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 large egg 2 tsp. grated lemon rind 1 1/4 cup all purpose white flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 2 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt recipe directions […]

Fruit Walnut Bars

recipe ingredients 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup light-color corn syrup 1/2 cup snipped pitted dates 1/2 cup snipped dried apricots 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon recipe directions Preheat oven to 350* F. Melt the butter or […]

Energy Bars

recipe ingredients 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup orange juice 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 24 pitted whole dates, snipped 2-1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup 2 egg whites 1 Tbsp. canola or cooking oil 1 tsp. lemon juice recipe directions Lightly […]

Devil’s Food Cookies

recipe ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup prune puree (bakers fat substitute, or use baby food) 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 large egg whites 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. instant coffee granules recipe directions […]

Cocoa Meringue Drops

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder Pinch of salt 3 large egg whites 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 2 tablespoon powdered sugar recipe directions Preheat oven to 300°F. Line 2 heavy large baking sheets with foil or parchment paper. Sift 1/4 cup sugar, cocoa and salt into small bowl. Beat egg […]

Chocolate Apple Bars

recipe ingredients 1 cup whole-wheat flour (less 1 tablespoon) 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. salt 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup margarine 1 cup cinnamon flavored applesauce 1 small apple, peeled cored and finely chopped 1/2 cup plus 2 […]

Chewy Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies

recipe ingredients 6 Tbsp. margarine 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 3 Tbsp. plus 1/4 cup granulated sugar, divided 1 egg 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cinnamon recipe directions Preheat oven to […]

Cherry Fudge Bars

recipe ingredients 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar, reserving 1 Tbsp. 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/8 tsp. salt 3 oz. dried cherries 2/3 cup lowfat buttermilk 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract recipe directions Adjust oven racks to divide in thirds. Preheat oven to 350*F. Spray an 8″ square baking […]

Caramel Apple Cookies

recipe ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup apple juice 2-1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour or all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 1/4 tsp. salt 1 medium tart apple, peeled, cored, and coarsely shredded 3/4 cup golden raisins 2 Tbsp. […]

Brownie Cookies

recipe ingredients 3/4 cup reduced calorie margarine, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup egg substitute 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 3/4 cup miniature chocolate chips recipe directions Beat margarine at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; […]

Amaretto Brownies

recipe ingredients 2/3 cup blanched whole almonds, toasted 1 (8 ounce) package semisweet baking chocolate 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons amaretto 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs Amaretto Frosting (recipe follows) AMARETTO FROSTING 2 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, […]