50 Best Dessert Recipes


  • 50 Best Dessert Recipes 1 of 51
    desserts
    Cookies, cakes, brownies, and more!
  • Apple Beignets with Caramel Sauce 2 of 51
    Apple Beignets with Caramel Sauce
    You can make these fancy-looking apple donuts in under an hour, which means you’ll have more time to pop them in your mouth!
    Make apple beignets with caramel sauce »
  • Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes 3 of 51
    Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes
    These mini cupcakes are perfect for little hands so let your kids scatter the sprinkles on top!
    Make mini red velvet cupcakes »
  • Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberries 4 of 51
    Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberries
    Both elegant and kid-friendly, these cupcakes will please all ages.
    Make double chocolate cupcakes »
  • Gluten-free Chocolate Crispy Treats 5 of 51
    Gluten-free Chocolate Crispy Treats
    This gluten-free goodie is also good for your kids — it’s a win-win!
    Make gluten-free chocolate crispy treats »
  • Homemade Caramel Apples 6 of 51
    Homemade Caramel Apples
    The warmth of homemade caramel enhances the flavor of the freshly picked apples in this treat.
    Make real caramel apples »
  • Pecan Pie Bars 7 of 51
    Pecan Pie Bars
    Lined with a crunchy shortbread crust, these pecan bars just might be better than pecan pie.
    Make pecan pie bars »
  • Red-Velvet Sandwich Cookies 8 of 51
    Red-Velvet Sandwich Cookies
    Soft red-velvet cookies with cream-cheese filling — what’s not to love?
    Make red velvet sandwich cookies »
  • Smores Granola Bars 9 of 51
    Smores Granola Bars
    One bite of these bars and your kids will be begging for s’more!
    Make s’mores granola bars »
  • Raspberry-Hazelnut Linzer Hearts 10 of 51
    Raspberry-Hazelnut Linzer Hearts
    These cut-out cookies are perfect for special occasions, and your kids will love making them.
    Make raspberry-hazelnut linzer hearts »
  • Nutella Cheesecake Brownies 11 of 51
    Nutella Cheesecake Brownies
    Nutella. Cheesecake. Brownies. This triple-threat dessert has us speechless.
    Make Nutella cheesecake brownies »
  • Low-fat Chocolava Cookies 12 of 51
    Low-fat Chocolava Cookies
    These dense cookies are big on chocolate flavor and low in fat — so you don’t have to feel too guilty when you eat more than your share!
    Make low-fat chocolava cookies »
  • Cherry Pop-Tart Pops 13 of 51
    Cherry Pop-Tart Pops
    Mini pop-tarts on a stick make a great (and adorable) after-school snack. The kids can even help you make them!
    Make cherry pop-tart pops »
  • Raspberry-Lime Cloud Cupcakes 14 of 51
    Raspberry-Lime Cloud Cupcakes
    You’ll be on cloud 9 after one bite of these tangy, custard-filled cupcakes.
    Make raspberry-lime cloud cupcakes »
  • Blackberry Mascarpone Tart 15 of 51
    Blackberry Mascarpone Tart
    This tart is dressed to impress your dinner guests — and it’s easier to make than you think!
    Make blackberry mascarpone tart »
  • Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie 16 of 51
    Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie
    Perfect for beginner bakers, making pumpkin pie is easy as, well, pie (and it’s so much better than the store-bought stuff!).
    Make brown sugar pumpkin pie »
  • Brownie Pie 17 of 51
    Brownie Pie
    Rich, moist brownie in pie form? We’ll have seconds, please.
    Make brownie pie »
  • Butterscotch Brulee Pie 18 of 51
    Butterscotch Brulee Pie
    This brulee pie brings you all the flavors and textures of crème brulee — without the
    fancy-pants baking.
    Make butterscotch brulee pie »
  • Lemon Meringue Pie 19 of 51
    Lemon Meringue Pie
    Whip up this tangy, fluffy pie and you’ll brighten up any day.
    Make lemon meringue pie »
  • Peaches 20 of 51
    Peaches
    Transform fresh peaches into a pie that’s perfect for long, lazy days.
    Make peaches & cream pie »
  • Tangy Cheesecake Tart with Lime-Poached Pears 21 of 51
    Tangy Cheesecake Tart with Lime-Poached Pears
    Rich cheese, tangy lemon, and sweet pears combine for a trio of flavor that’s impossible to resist.
    Make tangy cheesecake tart with lime-poached pears »
  • Back-to-school Carrot Cake 22 of 51
    Back-to-school Carrot Cake
    Pack a square (or two) of this carrot cake in your kids’ lunches for a pleasant surprise!
    Make back-to-school carrot cake »
  • Cherpumple 23 of 51
    Cherpumple
    Three kinds of pies baked into three layers of cake. All hail the turducken of desserts!
    Make cherpumple »
  • Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pie 24 of 51
    Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pie
    Crunchy, creamy, salty, sweet — this pie has it all. Grab a fork and dig in!
    Make peanut butter cup cookie pie »
  • Eggnog Pie 25 of 51
    Eggnog Pie
    Why not add a Christmas twist and make a pie with eggnog?
    Make eggnog pie »
  • Nora Ephrons Chocolate Cream Pie 26 of 51
    Nora Ephrons Chocolate Cream Pie
    This famous chocolate cream pie is a comforting treat. Don’t forget the dollop of whipped cream!
    Make chocolate cream pie »
  • Pear Vanilla Crisp 27 of 51
    Pear Vanilla Crisp
    For a fast and easy dessert that will melt in your mouth, bookmark this pear vanilla crisp.
    Make pear vanilla crisp »
  • Candy Cane Ice Cream 28 of 51
    Candy Cane Ice Cream
    You only need three ingredients to make a yummy winter treat the family will love!
    Make candy cane ice cream »
  • Easy Vanilla Pudding 29 of 51
    Easy Vanilla Pudding
    Creamy and all natural, this homemade pudding is a cinch to make.
    Make easy vanilla pudding »
  • Concord Grape Ice Cream 30 of 51
    Concord Grape Ice Cream
    It’s grape juice in the form of ice cream — who could refuse?
    Make concord grape ice cream »
  • Oreo Pudding Parfait 31 of 51
    Oreo Pudding Parfait
    Everyone’s favorite sandwich cookie lands a starring role in this easy parfait.
    Make Oreo pudding parfait »
  • Pumpkin Panna Cotta 32 of 51
    Pumpkin Panna Cotta
    You can make this panna cotta in under 10 minutes — and it’s gluten-free!
    Make pumpkin panna cotta »
  • Sundaes for Sliders 33 of 51
    Sundaes for Sliders
    Pack these mini sundaes with all of your favorite toppings: caramel sauce, strawberries, hot fudge, vegetables — whatever floats your boat.
    Make sundaes for sliders »
  • Blueberry Frozen Yogurt 34 of 51
    Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
    This tart frozen yogurt tastes just like Pinkberry’s (and you don’t have to leave the house!).
    Make blueberry frozen yogurt »
  • Sour Cream Ice Cream with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote 35 of 51
    Sour Cream Ice Cream with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

    This ice cream tastes unlike any you’ve ever had (in a good way), and the compote topping just adds to the bliss.
    Make sour cream ice cream with strawberry rhubarb compote »
  • Tart Cherry Juice in a Chocolate Parfait 36 of 51
    Tart Cherry Juice in a Chocolate Parfait
    Cherries and chocolate make a healthy combo that’s rich in antioxidants, so a couple extra spoonfuls of this parfait are okay.
    Make tart cherry juice in a chocolate parfait »
  • Strawberry Mint Ice Cream 37 of 51
    Strawberry Mint Ice Cream
    The strawberry and mint in this ice cream pair perfectly to cool you down on a hot day.
    Make strawberry mint ice cream »
  • Butterscotch Pudding 38 of 51
    Butterscotch Pudding
    The warm flavor of butterscotch makes this pudding irresistible.
    Make butterscotch pudding »
  • Chocolate Pudding with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce 39 of 51
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    When is a chocolate-and-peanut butter combo ever not delicious? And it's healthy, too? We're sold. Make chocolate pudding with peanut butter caramel sauce »
  • Mexican Hot Chocolate with Dulce de Leche Spiced Cream 40 of 51
    Mexican Hot Chocolate with Dulce de Leche Spiced Cream

    Rich and thick with just a touch of cinnamon, this hot chocolate drink will warm you up on the coldest winter day.
    Make Mexican hot chocolate with dulce de leche spiced cream »
  • Caramel Steamed Milk 41 of 51
    Caramel Steamed Milk
    It may sound fancy, but you can actually make this warm drink in a flash; perfect for
    a pre-bedtime snack.
    Make caramel steamed milk »
  • Hot Spiced Ginger Lemonade 42 of 51
    Hot Spiced Ginger Lemonade
    Enjoy lemonade in the winter with this clever alternative.
    Make hot spiced ginger lemonade »
  • Red Velvet Hot Chocolate 43 of 51
    Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
    You won’t believe what vegetable we’ve snuck into this hot cocoa (and your kids
    won’t know the difference!).
    Make red velvet hot chocolate »
  • Warm Apple Cider Punch 44 of 51
    Warm Apple Cider Punch
    Ditch the boring, boxed fruit punch — this warm, homemade fizzy drink will
    keep the kids nice and toasty.
    Make warm apple cider punch »
  • Dairy-free Coconut Hot Chocolate 45 of 51
    Dairy-free Coconut Hot Chocolate
    Finally, a rich and creamy hot chocolate for the lactose intolerant!
    Make dairy-free hot chocolate »
  • Melted Ice Cream Cocoa 46 of 51
    Melted Ice Cream Cocoa
    Soft, melted ice cream meets hot chocolate for a winter drink you'll want all to yourself.
    Make melted ice cream cocoa »
  • Frozen Hot Chocolate 47 of 51
    Frozen Hot Chocolate
    If you’re looking for something lighter than a milkshake, this creamy, chocolate-y drink
    will do the trick.
    Make frozen hot chocolate »
  • Grape Gelatin Jiggle Cups 48 of 51
    Grape Gelatin Jiggle Cups
    These “jiggle cups” are made with 100% grape juice for a fun and healthy snack the kids will love.
    Make grape gelatin jiggle cups »
  • Real Watermelon Sno Cones 49 of 51
    Real Watermelon Sno Cones
    There’s no better way to celebrate warm weather than with these fruity sno cones.
    Make watermelon sno cones »
  • Mango Lassi 50 of 51
    Mango Lassi
    Mango, milk, and yogurt come together for a summer sipper that'll cool you off.
    Make a mango lassi »
  • Lime-Mint Slush Drink 51 of 51
    Lime-Mint Slush Drink
    This citrusy slushy just might be the most refreshing thing you’ll ever drink.
    Make lime-mint slush drink »

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