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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 Reindeer Sugar Cookies

Reindeer Sugar Cookies. Cookie decorating is a joy with these holiday favorites! All you need is a batch of baked cookies, chocolate frosting, pretzels, vanilla wafers, and M&M’s to recreate these adorable little deer! Looking for more easy holiday ideas? Try these Christmas Tree Rice Krispies or Brownie Santa Hats! This recipe was originally published …

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Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe

This Pumpkin Dump Cake with spice cake mix has ALL of the fall flavors. Incredibly easy recipe that will quickly become your go-to fall dessert! Made with minimal ingredients with bakery worthy results. Love dump cakes? Us too! Check out some of our other favorite flavors like our peach cobbler and classic cherry. Recipe Features: …

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Best Pumpkin Bread

It’s hard to beat this homemade pumpkin bread. A fall favorite recipe packed with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger with the option of adding chocolate chips! A family favorite and one-bowl dessert everyone will love. This recipe was originally published November 13, 2013. It has since been updated to include helpful tips and refreshed photos. Recipe …

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Save the recipe for these brown butter chocolate chip cookies! Soft and chewy center, slightly crisp outside, and a wonderful nutty flavor- This checks all of the boxes and will become your all-time favorite cookie recipe. Recipe Features Make-Ahead: You can make this dough up to four days. In fact, I actually recommend that you …

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Marshmallow Spider Web Cupcakes

These Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes are an easy spooky treat everyone will love! The spider webs are made from melted marshmallow and topped onto a double chocolate cake! Perfect served with chocolate spiders for that Halloween recipe finishing touch. Recipe Features Festive and Fun: These cupcakes are the perfect Halloween dessert recipe. Festive and fun …

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Easy Halloween Spider Cookies

These Halloween Spider Cookies are the easiest Halloween dessert. Perfect for parties or to treat yourself which makes these Halloween cookies go-to spookie cookies that are bound to be a hit! Recipe Features: No-Fail Dessert- The beauty of this recipe is that if you do make a mistake it only adds character to the little …

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Mummy Halloween Strawberries

These easy Halloween strawberries are spookily delicious. Made with fresh berries and melted white chocolate. You cannot mess up this Halloween dessert recipe! Recipe Features: Quick and Easy: From start to finish, you will have these mummies ready in under 20 minutes! Healthier Treat- Berries! And a touch of chocolate. You just cannot go wong. …

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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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