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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


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

These thick and chewy chocolate peanut butter cookies are packed with flavor! You cannot beat the perfect pairing of chocolate and peanut butter, especially in cookie form. Searching for more ways to combine chocolate and peanut butter? You must try my Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (only 5-ingredients) and my Puppy Chow Snack Mix! Both heavenly …

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No Machine Cake Batter Ice Cream

This incredibly Easy Cake Batter Ice Cream is made using only 4-Ingredients with no special equipment! The perfect soft and creamy ice cream recipe that is packed with cake flavor. There is no better way to celebrate than cake batter recipes! Be sure to try my Birthday Cake Pancakes and Cake Batter Pretzels. This recipe …

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Blueberry Sweet Rolls with Lemon Glaze

These soft and fluffy Blueberry Sweet Rolls are topped with a lemon glaze that makes this an irresistible breakfast treat. Like cinnamon rolls without the cinnamon- with the perfect balance of sweet berry and lemon citrus. Everyone who tries this recipe LOVES them. No time to wait for the yeast? No problem! Try my quick …

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Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

These Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes are a summer favorite! Made with my award winning vanilla cupcake, filled with a sweet berry filling, and topped with homemade strawberry whipped cream. You will love this mini version of strawberry shortcake. These are light, fluffy, and not overly sweet. Perfect when paired with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream …

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Savannah Smiles Recipe

This copycat for Savannah Smiles is a must-try! The sugar dusted lemon cookies are bite sized, melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness that taste almost identical to the discontinued girl scout cookie. We’re obsessed with Girl Scout cookies. Be sure to try our homemade Thin Mints and Samoa Cookies! Recipe Features Quick and Easy: These come together in minutes …

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Samoas Girl Scout Cookies Recipe

Whip up a batch of these Homemade Samoas at home in minutes! These caramel and coconut topped shortbread are even BETTER than the original. Love the classic caramel and coconut flavor? You have to try my famous German Chocolate Cupcakes! Soft chocolate cake with a delicious caramel coconut topping. RECIPE FEATURES Better than the original: …

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Copycat Thin Mint Cookies Recipe

Making Thin Mint Cookies at home is surprisingly simple! This cookie recipe starts with a chocolate sugar cookie dough that is chilled and baked to perfection. Finish off with the most divine chocolate mint topping and you’ve got the perfect copycat thin mint cookies! Still searching for the perfect cookie? I have over 70 cookie …

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Cookies and Cream Rice Krispie Treats

These Cookies and Cream Cereal Treats are about to become a staple in your recipe box. The traditional rice krispie treat is combined with milk’s favorite cookie for a dreamy, and addictive, no-bake dessert that will have everyone begging for the recipe! Recipe inspired by our leftover Oreo cookies and the craving for my classic …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

These are the Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes – and they start with a cake mix! A few adjustments to your favorite box cake gives you an incredibly moist chocolate cupcake that is filled with a peanut butter cup and topped with chocolate peanut butter frosting. THE most requested cupcake for me to take to …

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Raspberry White Chocolate Cupcakes with Cake Mix

You will never find a cupcake that is as irresistible as these Raspberry white Chocolate Cupcakes. The softest white cake cupcake (made from a mix), slightly sweet raspberry filling, and to-die-for white chocolate buttercream. You cannot go wrong with this easy cupcake recipe. I use cake-mix hacks for many of my cake and cupcake recipes! …

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Marshmallow Hot Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Hot Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies- These hot cocoa cookies are soft and chewy, filled with a chocolate center, and topped with a lightly toasted marshmallow. The perfect cold weather cookie! Searching for more cookie inspiration? Check out the list of over 70 delicious cookie recipes! Recipe Features: Beginner Recipe– This cookie is perfect for beginners and …

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2-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This easy no bake peanut butter fudge recipe is creamy and delicious! Perfect for sharing and comes together in under 10 minutes! You only need two ingredients and no one will guess the secret ingredient! This post was originally published December 19, 2014. It has since been updated to include fresh photos and helpful information. …

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