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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


Easy Halloween Mummy Cookies

Only three ingredients go into these spookily delicious Mummy Cookies! Perfect for baking beginners and the ideal treat for parties, lunch boxes, dessert, or snack! Your entire family will love this Halloween dessert! Recipe Features: 3-Ingredient Dessert: You only need three simple items to get these cookies put together. Adorably Delicious: Nutter Butter cookies combined …

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No-Bake Cheesecake Bars Recipe

These super simple no-bake cheesecake bars are a summer staple! Light, fluffy, and full of flavor. Made with a buttery graham cracker crust and perfect when paired with your favorite fruit topping. This recipe was originally published July 15, 2020. It has since been updated to include helpful information and new photos. Recipe Features: No-Bake: …

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Easy Banana Cream Pie Bars

Banana Cream Pie Bars. Fresh sliced bananas are placed on a vanilla wafer cookie crust and topped with vanilla pudding for a super simple and delicious dessert recipe. This recipe was originally published March 12, 2018. It has since been updated to include new images and recipe tips. Recipe Features: No-Bake: This recipe is perfect …

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Easy Snickerdoodle Blondies

Snickerdoodle Blondies. A beautiful blend of cookies and brownies leaves you with the ultimate dessert recipe! These bars are soft and chewy with a buttery cinnamon flavor. This post was originally published September 6, 2017. It has since been updated to include new photos and helpful information. Recipe Features: Simple Dessert: No mixer required, although …

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4th of July Chocolate Covered Pretzels

This easy treat for white chocolate covered pretzels is PERFECT for the 4th of July. With only two main ingredients and less than 30 minutes of prep- it’s a go-to no-bake treat! Recipe Features Quick and Easy- Once you get in a groove, this recipe takes less than 30 minutes! No-Bake Dessert- No need to …

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4th of July Chocolate Covered Oreos

Celebrating the 4th is easy with these red, white, and blue chocolate covered Oreos! Such an easy dessert recipe and perfect for sharing! Everyone will love this patriotic treat. Recipe Features Easy 4th of July Desserts! All together this takes less than 20 minutes to make and has the perfect patriotic look! Everyone’s (or at …

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Five Minute Strawberry Dessert

Whip up this incredibly simple Five Minute Strawberry Dessert for any spring or summer celebration! Fresh strawberries and ladyfingers combine to make this a no-fail dessert recipe. This recipe was originally published April 11, 2018. It has since been updated to include new images and tips. Easy Minute Strawberry Dessert I am a fixer. When …

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4 Ingredient Cherry Dump Cake

This Cherry Dump Cake Recipe is the easiest dessert you will ever make! All you need is a cake mix, cherry pie filling, canned pineapple and BUTTER! No mixing! Recipe Features 4-Ingredients: All you need is cake mix, pineapple, cherry filling, and BUTTER. Ready for the oven in 5 minutes! Perfect for parties! This Cherry …

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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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