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TODAY   |  May 14, 2013

Delicious desserts weigh in under 200 calories

Author Lisa Lillien, aka Hungry Girl, reveals how you can satisfy your dessert craving with gooey apple pie cones and salted caramel whoopie pies that are under 200 calories each.

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>> we're going to make those oohy gooey cones. an apple pie swap for only 85 calories. portion control.

>> you dissolve that in there and this, i'll help you here. sugar and cinnamon. a little bit of salt. a little bit of vanilla to get the flavor in there and chopped fuji apples . you don't need a lot of sugar because they're very sweet.

>> now then you get your apple pie -like cone. you fill these up with the apples. load them up. it's that simple and i love this, it's this little sugar cone only has about 50 calories.

>> and --

>> that's most of the calories.

>> and there it is, you want that? take a bite.

>> this is so exciting.

>> and this is so good.

>> let me try one.

>> i can't have cream.

>> i'm sorry. please, let's not make it about me. okay.

>> and --

>> it tastes like a regular slice of apple pie .

>> come here and tell us about what's happening.

>> this is a salted caramel woopie pie. a regular whoopie pie has around 560 calories. this is a high-fiber muffin top you get at the supermarket. all natural, load it up with fat-free nondairy whipped topping and your oohy gooey caramel and you roll it in a little coarse salt and you have salted caramel 176 calories for this. that's life-changing.

>> try the frozen one. eat this one. that's a snickers-licious brownie.

>> 158 calories.

>> this can't. with all the dripping caramel.

>> it actually can. try that and you know what the secret there, i use canned pumpkin with the cake mix.

>> all of these recipes are in her book and also i think on our website.