12 Easy Mother's Day Treats That'll Make Her so Proud of You
Ask Mom what she wants for Mother's Day, and she'll probably give you the classic answer and say she'd like something handmade by you. Go on and take her up on that with these incredibly easy homemade Mother's Day treats. They look extra-special but they're actually very simple to pull together. Mom's going to be so impressed.
Mini Cheesecakes III
Everything you love about rich and creamy cheesecake with a real graham cracker crust, but scaled down to dainty single servings. Top this easy recipe with berries, chocolate, or whatever else Mom loves on her cheesecake.
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Glazed Doughnut Strawberry Shortcake
Using glazed doughnuts instead of classic shortcake makes this easy to assemble, and makes Mom think you're her little creative genius.
Death By Chocolate III
Four simple ingredients go into making this show-stopping dessert, but Mom's going to think you worked all day on it. I won't tell if you won't.
Mixed Berry Trifle
Behold the gorgeousness you can create using ready-made pound cake and fresh or frozen berries layered together with homemade whipped cream. Sometimes the simple things are the best.
Raspberry Pain au Chocolat (Raspberry Chocolate Croissants)
Chocolate hazelnut spread and raspberry jam get wrapped up and baked in ready-made puff pastry dough to make a treat that looks like you stopped at a fancy bakery. Mom's going to feel so spoiled.
Puff Pastry Waffles
Puff pastry toasted in your waffle iron makes a deceptively easy snack you can top with fruit, syrup, chocolate, ice cream, or anything else that suits her fancy.
Mother's Day Pie
This crustless coconut pie is made with evaporated milk and shredded coconut. Pour the filling into a prepared pie pan and bake until the custard is set and golden. It's so easy! Serve chilled with sliced strawberries, if you like.
Aunt Anne's Coffee Cake
If you're planning a breakfast or brunch, Mom will be more than glad to finish off the pot of coffee with a slice of this "perfect morning cake," as reviewer Jennifer Coffey calls it. "Delicious, fluffy, and super simple."
No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake
No time to bake from scratch? No worries. With more than 400 five-star reviews, this no-bake cake will almost certainly win your family's favor. Just serve it with ice cream.
Mom's Peach Crisp
"My mom and I would often make this yummy and easy peach crisp using her home-canned peaches when I was little," says recipe submitter Stephanie, who modified the recipe to use fresh peaches. Your own mom will want this recipe once she tries it.
Simple Lemon Cake
Looking for a light spring dessert? "My family raved about this lemon cake. I added a light lemon glaze I made with lemon zest lemon juice and powdered sugar," reviewer Grandma G says.