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200+ BEST Dessert Recipes

With over 200 dessert recipes you are sure to find the perfect thing to help satisfy that sweet tooth! We love all of these easy desserts but our family favorites are definitely the cookies and microwave brownies!

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Most Popular Dessert Recipes

This is THE most popular section on my site! Readers love the classic two layer cakes and bite sized treats! The Classic Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream and Cake Mix Hacked Strawberry Cupcakes are a must try.

Here are the top desserts my readers are loving right now:

    • Candied Lemon Slices Recipe – This is a super simple candy recipe with impressive results! Candied lemon pieces can be eaten as-is, used as a beautiful decoration to your favorite cupcake, or on top of your favorite citrus pie.
    • Oreo Cookie Cupcakes– A huge hit with my chocolate sandwich cookie fans! The magic starts with a cake mix and ends with the most incredible cookie filled frosting!
    • Copycat Dunkin Chocolate Cake Donuts– Made by dozens of Facebook fans with rave reviews. An amazing addition to your sweet breakfast collection.
    • Homemade Popsicles with Jell-O– Your new go-to summer treat. The Jell-O added to this recipe helps them melt just a tad slower. That makes this the perfect treat for little hands.
    • Nutella Microwave Cake– Rich chocolate and hazelnut are mixed in an oversized mug and microwaved to perfection. You will not believe how delicious this little cake is.

Family Favorite Dessert Recipes

  • Easy Chocolate Brownies– A classic dessert that should be a staple in every recipe box. Made by over 10,000 people and rated the very BEST.
  • Italian Almond Biscotti– A recipe handed down from generation to generation and the perfect classic flavor to start with.
  • Homemade Turtles Candy– Sweet caramel and chocolate paired with salty nuts. It is the perfect sweet and salty combination and even easier to make with just a handful of simple ingredients.
  • Easy Cheesecake Bars Recipe– No-fail and perfect for cheesecake beginners. This recipe comes together quickly, and the topping options are endless.
  • Sour Cream Cookie Recipe– The dessert that started it all. These sugar cookies have been made time and time again and are the most requested in our household. Soft, chewy, and a slight tang thanks to the addition of a secret ingredient.

All Dessert Recipes


The Best Coconut Macaroons Recipe

This easy recipe for coconut macaroons is soft and chewy on the inside and crisp and golden on the outside. The perfect cookie recipe. This post was originally published December 4, 2013. It has since been updated to include clear instructions and helpful tips. Recipe Features: 5-Ingredient Dessert- With minimal ingredients you can have this …

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Homemade Wendy’s Frosty

This Wendy’s frosty recipe is almost better than the original! You only need three ingredients- Chocolate milk, sweetened condensed milk, and Cool Whip! Recipe Features 3-Ingredient Dessert– You only need three simple ingredients to make this delicious chocolate frosty. Perfect Beginner Dessert Recipe Best Copycat Chocolate Frosty! This seriously tastes just as good, if not …

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Orange Creamsicle Recipe

The easiest recipe for homemade orange creamsicle pops. Only a few simple ingredients Give you with a creamy orange vanilla flavored popsicle that is perfect for summer! A healthier version the entire family will love. Recipe Features Super Simple Recipe- You only need a handful of ingredients and five minutes to prep! Perfect Copycat Creamsicle …

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Starbucks Strawberry Frappuccino Recipe

This easy Strawberry Frappuccino is the perfect Starbucks copycat! Made with only 4 simple ingredients and tastes exactly like the original, if not better! Recipe Features Quick and Easy- Ready in five minutes! Minimal Ingredients- Only 4-ingredients needed. Easy to customize- Make it vegan, use other fruit flavors, or add additional ice cream. I am …

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Amazing Lemon Cheesecake Bars

These double lemon cheesecake bars are the perfect combination of sweet and citrus! Made with an easy graham crust and topped with two layers of lemon! Perfect make-ahead recipe and freezer friendly! Recipe Features Quick and Easy- Unlike a full cheesecake recipe, these bars bake in just 20 minutes! Bold Lemon Flavor- A double dose …

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Mint Chocolate Cupcakes With Mint Filling

This easy recipe from mint chocolate cupcakes is the perfect from-scratch cake recipe! Filled with mint ganache and topped with chocolate mint buttercream. Ready for the perfect pairing of mint and chocolate? The flavor of this cupcake reminds me so much of a Thin Mint cookie. Be prepared to have your mind blown! This from-scratch …

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Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries

A quick and simple step-by-step tutorial for how to make Chocolate Covered Strawberries. All you need are three ingredients and 20 minutes! I can’t be the only one that is constantly surprised at the high price tag of store bought chocolate covered strawberries, can I? This is the cheapest dessert to make and incredibly easy. …

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2 Ingredient Strawberry Fudge

This simple 2-Ingredient Strawberry Fudge comes together in just 10 minutes! The perfect no-fuss Valentine’s Day treat recipe. The list of 2-Ingredient fudge recipes on this site is LONG. I have eaten a LOT of fudge in the search of 2-ingredient treats. This strawberry fudge recipe takes the cake! It has so many things going …

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The BEST Red Velvet Cake Recipe

This Easy Red Velvet cake is made with buttermilk and topped with a rich and creamy cream cheese frosting. Delicious and beautiful!  This recipe was originally published 2014/01/15. It has since been updated to include clear instructions and new photos. I once made this recipe in a baking competition. It was a Cupcake Wars style …

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Gingerbread Cupcakes Recipe

This easy Gingerbread Cupcakes Recipe will be the hit of the holidays! Bold ginger with the perfect balance of molasses. I love gingerbread. Something about the bold spices and sticky molasses flavor just screams “Holiday” to me. And these cupcakes are no exception. Packed with flavor, moist, and delicious no matter what type of frosting …

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3-Ingredient Brownie Santa Hats

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidaysWithLittleBites These 3 Ingredient Brownie Santa Hats are a fun Holiday snack the entire family will love. Quick, easy, and festive! These brownies are the perfect holiday snack recipe! Entenmann’s Little Bites® Fudge Brownies make the perfect base for …

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Christmas Grinch Cookies

Decorating Christmas cookies doesn’t have to be complicated! These easy Grinch cookies are made with gingersnaps dipped in green chocolate with a single sprinkle heart. These cookies could not be more perfect for movie night. Best of all? You can make your own soft ginger cookies or use store bought! The simple dipped chocolate look …

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Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats

These easy Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats use only a handful of ingredients and are the perfect dessert recipe! Quick to make and fuss-free! Are these Christmas tree rice krispie treats the most adorable holiday dessert?? Good news is they are SO STINKEN EASY to make. Since thinking up the idea, I have made these …

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies

These Flourless Chocolate Cookies are gooey perfection. Made with only 6 simple ingredients and hard to resist! Crispy exterior with a soft melted chocolate center. Chocolate lovers, this cookie is for you. It’s made with minimal ingredients and comes together quickly. The end result is a slightly crisp exterior with a molten chocolate filling. Full …

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