10 Low-Calorie Desserts for Your 4th of July Cookout

These treats have fewer calories, but twice the flavor
Ice Pops


These treats have fewer calories, but twice the flavor.

After an indulgent day of feasting on barbecued ribs, ooey-gooey mac and cheese, burgers, and baked beans, there’s only one way to conclude the classic Fourth of July cookout: With flutes of bubbly and a low-calorie treat. This year, skip the creamy flag cakes, and sweet, buttery pies, and let dessert be your chance to cut back a little and exercise some portion control.

10 Low-Calorie Treats for Your Fourth of July Cookout

Serving low-calorie desserts after your oversized grilled dinner doesn't mean you need to resort to store-bought treats. Instead, you can easily limit the calories by preparing something from scratch.  Why not try making a batch of super simple frozen ice pops, or a tangy, refreshing, fat-free Key lime sorbet, or even a summer fruit cobbler with a healthy granola topping? We're not willing to compromise on flavor with our desserts, so you can rest assured that these low-calorie treats really are nothing short of amazing.


Don’t leave your guests wanting more, and don't force them to leave your party uncomfortable full: Fulfill their sweet tooth craving with these wonderful, low-calorie treats, which are both tasty and refreshing. And don’t forget that ice pops are even better when dipped in prosecco: The ultimate boozy, sweet, two-in-one summer holiday experience.