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Dessert Recipes

Sweet! Indulge in this collection of favorite dessert recipes from kitchens across the globe. From fruit to fudge, there’s something for every sweet tooth.

Easy Pecan Sandies are scrumptious buttery shortbread cookies with a healthy helping of chopped pecans. If you like shortbread cookies, these are a must-try! They are a tried and true friend and family favorite.

Pecan Sandies

Easy Pecan Sandies are scrumptious buttery shortbread cookies with a healthy helping of chopped pecans. ...

Blueberry Lemon Trifle ready to be served.

Blueberry Lemon Trifle

This is delish. It is easy to make. All my family and friends love this.

Dobash Frosting covering a cake ready to be sliced.

Dobash Frosting (for Dobash Cake, Hawaiian Style)

Per request, I am posting this frosting separately so people can just search for frosting. ...

Wild Black Raspberry Pie ready to slice.

Wild Black Raspberry Pie

We lived in the country when we were first married. One spring, I found the ...

Oreo Dirt Cake decorated with gummy candies.

Oreo Dirt Cake (Low Calorie)

Love this recipe. It's light, with a touch of sweet, but Weight Watcher friendly.

A stack of Pecan Pie Bars.

Pecan Pie Bars

It's that time of year. I love the fall and also the smell of these ...

A platter of Overnight Sticky Buns.

Overnight Sticky Buns

When these come out of the oven your willpower will go right out the door.

Peanut Butter, Butter Finger Pie

Peanut butter pie is my favorite dessert. I decided I would make my own ...

A perfectly baked Bing Cherry Pie ready to be enjoyed!


Dark, decadent and absolutely delicious, this dessert can’t be beat! Served à la mode, this ...

Easy Peach Cobbler with a scoop of ice cream on top.

Easy Peach Cobbler

This is a dessert favorite and perfect for summer potlucks. You can make this ...

Delicious chocolate cake-like cookies with a soft melt-in-your-mouth texture and lovely crinkle appearance made easy with a powdered sugar coating that is added before baking.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are soft, melt-in-your-mouth fudgy chocolate cookies that taste a lot like brownies ...

A plate of Mexican Wedding Cookies.

Mexican Wedding Cookies

These cookies are so delicious, they melt in your mouth. I usually bake them during ...

A platter of Almond Joy Bars (with or without nuts).

Almond Joy Bars (With or Without Almonds)

This recipe is so good! Use light or dark chocolate. Use a 13x9-inch pan for ...

No-Bake Strawberry Cake ready to be sliced.

No-Bake Strawberry Cake

This recipe was given to me by a dear friend before she passed away. Every ...

Fresh Raspberry Pie ready to be sliced.

Fresh Raspberry Pie

Makes a really nice raspberry pie. I've never tried anything but fresh berries with it. ...

Cheater Cheesecake drizzled with raspberry sauce.

Cheater Cheesecake

A friend of mine gave me a version of this recipe. I added the pudding ...

A couple big scoops of lemon gelato


Incredibly refreshing and tasty, this is perfect to enjoy this summer.

Picture of a cake mix and a box of pudding

Half Recipe Amounts

I often make half of a cake or cookie recipe that uses mixes, so I ...

Michigan S'mores (made in Nebraska).

S'mores With A Michigan Twist

This recipe is based on 1 serving and the ingredients can be adjusted to your ...

Grandmama Watson's Fresh Blueberry Cobbler baked until golden brown.

Grandmama Watson's Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

I posted the recipe all written out in longhand by Grandmama herself.

German bunt cake, filled with hazelnut meal and chocolate

Betty's German hazelnut and chocolate bunt

A recipe from a dear German friend which has been my husband's birthday cake of ...

German Chocolate Cake Bars

My husband loves German Chocolate Cake and I didn't want to mess with having a ...

Ice Cream Sandwich Ice Cream Cake ready to be sliced.

Ice Cream Sandwich Ice Cream Cake

This is a delicious recipe that can be tweaked to your individual tastes. Peanuts can ...

Divinity type icing great on any cake, especially the

Granny's Never Fail Frosting

This icing is perfect for the "Granny's Famous Coconut Cake" posted by Cindy Allen. My ...