Quick and Easy Dessert Recipes

Easy homemade pies, cookies, cake, and more. Treat yourself with no-bake and 30-minute desserts, with tips to help you make them.

Staff Picks

Bananas in Caramel Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 106
A delicious, fast dessert. Impressive served when the sauce is still bubbling! Serve with coconut ice cream, if desired.

Blackberry Cobbler II

Rating: 4.5 stars 1092
Throw together this cobbler in minutes using fresh berries from the yard!

Virginia Apple Pudding

Rating: 4.5 stars 133
This is a wonderful old family recipe served warm, topped with vanilla ice cream.

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

Rating: 4.5 stars 1149
This is an amazing no-flour peanut butter cookie. It is so easy, even kids like to make it.

Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 289
This recipe is so easy to make, and yields delicious chocolaty cookies.

Milly's Oatmeal Brownies

Rating: 4.5 stars 326
These are wonderful, chewy 'brownies' except that they are made with oatmeal instead of chocolate. Add your favorites (nuts, chocolate chips, chocolate candies, toffee chips) and create a truly delicious snack.

Five Minute Ice Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 609
A fast way to make delicious ice cream without compromising quality. Use any frozen fruit in place of the strawberries. This is a quick recipe to WOW company who drop by.

Alabama Mud Cake

Rating: 4 stars 23
Great special occasion dessert or for any time.

Easy Platz (Coffee Cake)

Rating: 4.5 stars 135
A delicious light fruit cake, to go with a good cup of Java! Or serve as a dessert!

INCREDIBLE Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 175
I created a monster with these raspberry cream cheese cookies. OMG! I found these amazing cookies at a local gas station and had to have the recipe... I finally had some help and came up with this recipe for them. Take that Otis Spunkmeyer, I got ya... The flavor just pops right off the cookie and into your mouth! These aren't as gooey as Otis Spunkmeyer cookies but they are INCREDIBLE!

Easy Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 4 stars 92
Simple, simple, simple! The easiest recipe for a red velvet cake I have ever found. My husband LOVES this.

Toasted Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich

Rating: 5 stars 10
Super easy, endless combinations...a twist on the waffle cone, this sandwich has the hot-cold appeal of a la mode desserts. Napkins recommended!

Inspiration and Ideas

Quick and Easy Brownies
Rating: Unrated 1949
"Quick, easy, incredible!" – DONALMK
17 Super-Quick Desserts
When your sweet tooth demands instant gratification, try these easy treats.