When you’re craving something sweet but don’t want a heavy dessert, a lighter dessert is the answer. You can make these recipes fairly quickly and enjoy them when you want just a little sweet treat. These desserts can be made in a batch, so you can so you can enjoy them all week long. Don’t forget to check out these recipes and many others on the Food Monster App!

1. Chocolate Drizzled Stuffed Dates

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Serve these delicious Chocolate Drizzled Stuffed Dates by Heather Thomas as a snack or with coffee after dinner. Almonds, walnuts, and pistachios are grown throughout Greece on the mainland and the islands, and they feature in many sweet and savory recipes from savory sauces and dips, such as skordalia, to traditional honey-soaked pastries and sweetmeats.

2. Chocolate and Strawberry Galette

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Chocolate and strawberries just go so well together!  A match made in heaven! All you have to do is  combine chocolate and strawberry to make this delicious and healthy Chocolate and Strawberry Galette by Hayley Canning.

3. Kit Kit Copycat

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These vegan kit kat bars are the laziest of the copycat recipes. Smooth dairy-free chocolate coating with the crunch of the delicate wafers is so good! These Kit Kit Copycat by Melanie Sorrentino are ready with a 5 minute prep time and with just three ingredients, you will be shocked by how easily this homemade candy bar comes together. By the way, they can be made gluten-free!

4. No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake With Cashew Chantilly Cream

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Easy to make and decadently delicious, this No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake With Cashew Chantilly Cream by VEGANIZE IT! can satisfy anyone’s chocolate craving. Best of all, there’s no need to heat the oven. It’s served with a delectable cashew chantilly cream — essentially, a fancy name for whipped cream, and topped with fresh, juicy raspberries.

5. Blueberry Hazelnut Crumble Bars

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These  Blueberry Hazelnut Crumble Bars by Mitra Shirmohammadi are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and refined sugar-free. So much healthier, but even more delicious than the alternatives!

6. Chocolate Granola

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This recipe for Chocolate Granola by Pavani Nandula is easy to make and takes just a few minutes to put together. It has a delightful texture and is absolutely delicious.

7. Salted Chocolate Brownies

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These Salted Chocolate Brownies by Kristina Humphreys luscious brownies are rich and decadent with a fudgey texture that is soft and moist, but they still have a chewy bite. To make them even more incredible, they are topped with a layer of melted chocolate chips and sprinkled with flecks of pink salt, which complement their sweet flavor. This is how brownies should taste; they are a must-try recipe!

8. Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

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When you see how easy and delicious these Easy Peanut Butter Cookies by Yana Chistyakova are, they will become your favorites. They are ready in 20 minutes and you can serve them at breakfast or as a delicious snack.

9. Blood-Sugar-Balancing Cinnamon Bites

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These Blood-Sugar-Balancing Cinnamon Bites by Gretchen Lidicker are completely sugar free and chock-full of healthy fats and protein, which are great for calming cravings, plus magnesium- rich ingredients such as cashews, chia seeds, and cacao. To top things off, this recipe calls for a hefty dose of cinnamon, an ingredient that has blood sugar– stabilizing properties.

10. Cinnamon Apple Walnut Muffins

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These Cinnamon Apple Walnut Muffins by Gretchen Price are jumbo sized and loaded with cinnamon, apples and a brown sugar and a walnut streusel through the middle. You can also leave the walnuts out if you want. By the way you can also bake all the batter into a standard sized loaf pan for an amazing apple cinnamon bread!

11. Thin Mint Copycats

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Love thin mints? Now you can make your own with this simple recipe for crispy mint shortbread cookies dipped in vegan chocolate! Creating these Thin Mint Copycats by Gretchen Price is a breeze!

12. No-Bake Lemon Cake

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This recipe definitely has that “WOW” factor for when you want to impress your guests. Feel free to make this No-Bake Lemon Cake by Charanya Ramakrishnan for your guests; they won’t even believe it’s vegan! Mission accomplished!

13. Pistachio Coconut Dark Chocolate Truffles

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These Pistachio Coconut Dark Chocolate Truffles by Rachel Clarke are simple, healthy, and easy-to-make. Chewy, macaron-like balls of pistachios and desiccated coconut dipped in dark chocolate and then topped with chopped pistachios. Delicate and delicious!

14. Brookie Bars

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Brookie: A brownie combined with a cookie. It’s true. Both of these desserts have come together in one delicious(and secretly nutritious) bar! These Brookie Bars by Clara MacLeod are a recipe you don’t want to miss!

15. Frozen Yogurt Berry Bark

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This is of the easiest recipes ever with only 4 ingredients! Plus, it is so yummy! This Frozen Yogurt Berry Bark by Mitra Shirmohammadi is perfect for when you’re wanting something sweet, but not something heavy!

If you’re looking for more roundups like this one, check out our one for raspberry desserts and our one for coconut desserts!

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