20 Lighter Thanksgiving Desserts

What's Thanksgiving without a few sweet treats? End the festivities with mouthwatering desserts, each with less than 300 calories per serving.

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What's Thanksgiving without a sweet treat (or a few)? Take your pick of these mouthwatering desserts, each of which has fewer than 300 calories per serving.

Pies

The quintessential Thanksgiving dessert can be slimmed with a few simple swaps.

Fruit-Based Desserts

Add more antioxidants to your feast by making fruit-filled desserts.

Go Mini!

One of the best ways to control portions is by making miniature-sized treats. They're also great if you’re expecting many guests.

Cheesecake

Give cheesecake a seasonal spin for the holiday.

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby's full bio »

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