Chocolate Desserts Under 100 Calories

Indulge in decadent favorites like cheesecake, truffles, and rich sauces to satisfy your chocolate cravings.

  • Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows
    Photo: Kan Kanbayashi

    Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows

    Leave the s'mores to the kiddos. Treat yourself to fresh marshmallows dipped in chocolate and topped with sweet and savory delights like coconut or pistachios. As for the topping you'll pick, the options are as broad as your imagination.
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Cutout Cookies (Nocciolini)
    Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Robyn Valarik

    Chocolate Hazelnut Cutout Cookies (Nocciolini)

    Cornstarch gives these 5-ingredient cookies a delicate, sandy texture. You could also fill them with thick caramel or frosting.
  • Dark Chocolate Mulled Wine Sauce
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Dark Chocolate Mulled Wine Sauce

    Enjoy a double wallop of healthy benefits from the combination of dark chocolate and red wine. The flavonoids in the two help to reduce blood pressure and improve bad cholesterol.
  • Crunchy Chocolate-Dipped Apricots
    Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams

    Crunchy Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

    Dress up dried fruit for just pennies with Crunchy Chocolate-Dipped Apricots. The bite-sized treat is perfect when you're craving a taste of sweetness and easy to grab on the go!
  • Peanut Butter-Chocolate Meringue Sandwiches
    Karry Hosford

    Peanut Butter-Chocolate Meringue Sandwiches

    Creamy peanut butter filling is sandwiched between chocolate meringues, creating a flavor reminiscent of chocolate-peanut butter cups.
  • Chocolate Thumbprints
    James Carrier

    Chocolate Thumbprints

    At 92 calories per serving, these rich and buttery cookies feature a decadent center filled with chocolate ganache. Resist eating the entire batch-they taste amazing!
  • Chocolate Truffles
    Photo: Mary Ellen Bartley

    Chocolate Truffles

    While this recipe does not use traditional "lite" ingredients, the truffles are so rich that you only need 1 70-calorie ball to quench your cravings.
  • Chocolate-Pecan Macaroons
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Chocolate-Pecan Macaroons

    Round out your meal with a cup of coffee and these two-bite confections featuring a crispy outside and a soft, chewy center.
  • Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Cookies
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

    Double chocolate cookies studded with tart cherries are sure to be a household favorite. Give them a nutrition boost by substituting dark cocoa and dark chocolate chips for their regular counterparts.
  • Kentucky Chocolate Nut Tartlets
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Kentucky Chocolate Nut Tartlets

    Each bite-sized tart is like a mini pecan pie featuring a flaky crust and a gooey chocolate, pecan, and bourbon center.
  • Chocolate Almond Cherry Crisps
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr; Leigh Ann Ross

    Chocolate Almond Cherry Crisps

    Hidden inside this chocolaty snack is a nutrition powerhouse–almonds. Almonds help to decrease the risks of cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses.
  • Mini Peppermint and Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

    Mini Peppermint and Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

    The chocolate crust, chocolate chip-filled batter, and chocolate sprinkles make these individual cheesecakes "chocolate treat" worthy. Best of all, they are only 54 calories each.
  • Cocoa Fudge Cookies
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Cocoa Fudge Cookies

    These fudgy tasting cookies use little butter and no eggs helping to make them lower in calories. For an extra-special treat, use two cookies and 2 tablespoons of low-fat ice cream to make an ice cream sandwich.
  • Brownie Bourbon Balls
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Brownie Bourbon Balls

    Replace oil and egg yolks with applesauce, egg substitute, and water to slash the calories and fat of these rich brownie balls without sacrificing an ounce of flavor.
  • Chocolate-Dipped Almond Meringues

    Chocolate-Dipped Almond Meringues

    With less than 50 calories each, these airy cookies feature a subtle chocolate and almond flavor that is then dipped in rich melted chocolate.
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