Dessert & Sweets Recipes
Easy recipes for cakes, cookies, bars, brownies, pies, puddings, and more to satisfy your sweet tooth!
This quick and easy Saltine Cracker Candy - also known as Christmas Crack, saltine toffee or cracker toffee - has crisp saltine crackers topped with buttery homemade toffee and rich chocolate. It's the perfect sweet, salty and crunchy treat for the holidays or any time of the year. Make it in just 20 minutes, then let it set and enjoy! Get the recipe and try it!
This quick and easy Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge is rich, smooth, creamy, and tastes like hot chocolate. Made with just 5 simple ingredients, it comes together in less than 10 minutes. Then just refrigerate and let it set. It's sure to be a hit with the chocolate lovers! Get the recipe and try it!
Homemade caramel apple crisp is so easy and delicious, and it's the perfect fall dessert. Warm, soft and sweet apples are flavored with cinnamon and caramel and topped with a crisp and buttery oat streusel. The best way to serve it? With a big scoop of vanilla ice cream and an extra drizzle of caramel! Get the recipe and try it!
These quick and easy crescent roll danish have a sweet and slightly tangy cream cheese filling, a dollop of strawberry jam, and a simple powdered sugar glaze. They'll be ready to enjoy in just under 40 minutes, and they're so delicious that it's hard to tell that they're semi-homemade. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet treat any time of the day! Get the recipe and try them!
Learn how to freeze watermelon (it's easy) and you'll never have to throw away those leftovers again...and you can enjoy a little taste of summer all year long. And although the texture and sweetness aren't quite the same after thawing, the frozen or thawed cubes are perfect for using in smoothies, drinks, ice pops, sorbet, and other recipes (or you can partially thaw them for a cold and refreshing snack)!
This no-churn jello rainbow sherbet ice cream is a super creamy, fruity, fun, and easy dessert...and you don't need an ice cream maker to make it. All you need is 5 simple ingredients - heavy whipping cream, sweetened condensed milk, and raspberry, orange and lime gelatin - and about 10 minutes of prep time, and this delicious jello ice cream is ready to pop in the freezer. The hardest part is the waiting! Get the recipe and try it!
These quick and easy No-Bake S'Mores Treats made with Golden Grahams cereal are just as fun and delicious as classic s'mores, but you don't need a campfire to make them. The cereal stands in for graham crackers, and there's marshmallows and chocolate too. They're ooey-gooey, soft and chewy, and incredibly delicious...a great sweet treat for summer or any time of the year, and sure to be loved by both the kids and grown-ups alike! Get the recipe and try them!
This pound cake with marsala mixed berries is a quick, easy and delicious summer dessert that the grown-ups will love! Fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are macerated in sugar and sweet Marsala wine, spooned over pound cake, and then topped with whipped cream. And since it's a red, white and blue dessert, it's perfect for holiday picnics! Get the recipe and try it!
Italian Love Cake is an easy yet impressive make-ahead dessert with three layers of deliciousness that come together in one perfect bite. Layer one is a cheesecake-like mixture made with ricotta cheese, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Layer two is a fudge marble cake. And layer three is a mousse-like mixture of chocolate instant pudding and Cool Whip whipped topping. Everyone will love it, so get the recipe and give it a try!
Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake is a delicious twist on classic strawberry Jell-O pretzel salad. It's got that crunchy, buttery, salty-sweet pretzel crust, a smooth and creamy vanilla cheesecake filling, and it's all topped with a homemade fresh strawberry sauce. The combination of flavors and textures is fantastic! Get the recipe and give this yummy dessert a try!
These rice crispy treats made with brown butter are quick and easy to make with just 3 simple ingredients - butter, mini marshmallows, and Rice Krispies cereal - and the toasted, nutty, slightly caramel-y flavor of the brown butter is so good and elevates them to the next level of deliciousness. Get the recipe and give them a try!
These homemade crunch bars are so incredibly quick and easy, and you only need 2 ingredients to make them: milk chocolate chips and crispy rice cereal (like Rice Krispies). If you like Nestle Crunch or Hershey Krackel, these are for you. They're chocolaty, crunchy, and every bit as good! Get the recipe and try a batch of these delicious homemade candy bars!
These easy oatmeal cookies with dried cranberries and white chocolate chips are golden brown and lightly crisp on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, and wonderfully sweet and delicious. They're a festive addition to any holiday or Christmas cookie tray, but they're so good you'll want to make them all year long. Get the recipe and try them!
These quick and easy almond snowball cookies - buttery shortbread cookies filled with chopped almonds and rolled in powdered sugar - are made by hand and ready to enjoy in just under an hour. They're melt-in-your-mouth delicious and are perfect for the winter and holiday season. Get the recipe and be sure to add them to your Christmas cookie list!
This easy Pear and Lime Jello Salad (also known as Seafoam Salad) is a retro classic that's made with just 4 ingredients - canned pears, lime Jell-O, cream cheese, and Cool Whip - can be served as either a dessert or a side dish at the holidays or any time of the year. It’s creamy, light and fluffy, and just as good at a summer barbecue as it is with Christmas dinner! Get the recipe and try it!
These easy chocolate peanut butter eggs have a sweet, smooth and creamy peanut butter filling covered in milk chocolate. They're a simple homemade candy that isn't just for Easter. You can make them for Christmas, other holidays, or any time of the year when you have a craving! Get the recipe and try them!
These easy thumbprint cookies are soft and buttery, lightly sweet with a hint of almond, and filled with your favorite jam (mine are raspberry, strawberry, blackberry, and apricot). A delicious cookie for anytime of the year, they're also a perfect addition to holiday and Christmas cookie lists. Get the recipe and try them!