Find & Log Healthy Recipes

Please enter 3 or more characters.

15 Holiday Desserts Under 205 Calories

by MyFitnessPal’s Recipes
Share it:
3.67/5 (3)

Following a healthy eating plan during the holidays doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice dessert. To help you stay on track at holiday parties and meals, take the time to mindfully savor and enjoy indulgences and look for healthier versions of your favorite desserts like the recipes below, which all have fewer than 205 calories.

1. PEPPERMINT AFFOGATO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Peppermint Affogato

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 125; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 203mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 0g

2. GLUTEN-FREE ORANGE, ZUCCHINI & ROSEMARY CAKE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Gluten-Free Orange, Zucchini & Rosemary Cake

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 183; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 46mg; Sodium: 154mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 3g

3. SWEET POTATO PIE BARS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Sweet Potato Pie Bars

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 164; Total Fat: 46g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 143mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 2g

4. SWEET CHERRY AND COCONUT SEMIFREDDO WITH PISTACHIOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 184; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 9mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 2g

5. PALEO GINGERBREAD COOKIES | AMBITIOUS KITCHEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 184; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 21mg; Sodium: 59mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 4g

6. DARK CHOCOLATE AVOCADO MOUSSE | HELLO GLOW

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 80; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 13mg; Carbohydrate: 7g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 1g

7. ESPRESSO CRINKLES | COOKING LIGHT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 99; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 156mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 1g

8. CHOCOLATE-PEPPERMINT SHORTBREAD | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Chocolate-Peppermint Shortbread

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 103; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 6mg; Sodium: 24mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 5g; Protein 1g

9. BROWN BUTTER SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES | COTTER CRUNCH

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 101; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 7mg; Sodium: 144mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 0g

10. CHOCOLATE N’ICE CREAM | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Chocolate N'Ice Cream

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 174; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 8mg; Carbohydrate: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 18g; Protein: 4g

11. HONEY-SWEETENED BAKLAVA COOKIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Honey-Sweetened Baklava Cookies

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 112; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 19mg; Sodium: 63mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 2g

12. BUTTERMILK PANNA COTTA WITH STRAWBERRIES AND BLUEBERRIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 123; Total Fat: 1.8g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 25mg; Sodium: 103mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 18.6g; Protein: 5g

13. TART CHERRY CHIA PUDDING | NUTRITION STRIPPED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 201; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 20mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 7g

14. LACTOSE-FREE HOMEMADE ALMOND NOG | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Lactose-Free Homemade Almond Nog

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 85; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 131mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 1g

15. NUTCRACKER COOKIES | OH SHE GLOWS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 134; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 116mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 3g

Originally published December 2018, updated December 2022

Ready to take the next step? Unlock MyFitnessPal Premium to access custom goal settings, quick-log recipes, and guided plans from a registered dietitian. Premium users are 65% more likely to reach their weight loss goals!

About the Author

MyFitnessPal’s Recipes

Healthy, delicious and simple: That’s what we’re about at MyFitnessPal! We make our recipes in our own test kitchen or our registered dietitian hand-selects them personally. Look for nutrition information at the bottom of the recipe or log it directly to MyFitnessPal through the “Log-It” button. Check out our entire collection or explore: low-carb, high-protein • high-fiber • gluten-free • dairy-free • vegetarian • vegan • low sodium

Related

Never Miss a Post!

Turn on MyFitnessPal desktop notifications and stay up to date on the latest health and fitness advice.

Great!

Click the 'Allow' Button Above

Awesome!

You're all set.