Dessert Recipes

Whether you crave sweet, savory, decadent or healthy, we have hundreds of top-rated dessert recipes to satisfy your taste buds.

Staff Picks

45 Classic American Desserts for the History Books

From old fashioned banana splits to New York cheesecake, these uniquely American desserts go beyond just apple pie (but don't worry, we included it too).
By Melanie Fincher

Wacky Cake VIII

Rating: 4.7 stars
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This cake is make without milk or eggs and is moist, dark and delicious. A brain child of the depression era when ingenious cooks developed a cake that could be made without expensive and scarce ingredients.

Our 10 Best Apple Crisp Recipes of All Time

Grab your spoon and ice cream, and get ready for these tasty recipes for apple crisp with oatmeal.
By Bailey Fink

Panna Cotta

Rating: 4.73 stars
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A traditional, easy, and delicious Italian custard.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies I

Rating: 4.39 stars
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An old stand-by that the whole family loves.

Creamy Rice Pudding

Rating: 4.74 stars
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This is my mom's recipe for Rice Pudding. It's the best I've ever tasted and it gets rave reviews from everyone I serve it to. Sprinkle with nutmeg or cinnamon, if desired. For creamier pudding, use short or medium grain rice.
By Anonymous
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Bananas Foster II

Rating: 4.8 stars
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On Father's Day we all tried this delicious dessert, which everyone loved. Bananas warmed in buttery rum sauce over vanilla ice cream.

Pavlova with Winter Fruits

Rating: 5 stars
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It's tough making dessert for someone cutting back on gluten and dairy. Luckily, pavlovas are gluten free and really easy. The toppings are easy to customize - I made the lemon curd dairy free and served whipped cream on the side.

Phoenician's Key Lime Pie

Rating: 4.79 stars
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When I moved from Lebanon to Florida spring of 1999, I brought with me my love for cooking and search for new recipes. The famous key lime pie was new to me. It was a friend's best dessert, and he used to buy it from Costco every time we go for shopping. I tasted the pie at several places, but they were missing that wow flavor. I kept playing with the recipe, and the right flavor is found. I live now in North Bay, Ontario, and we only get the Key Limes twice a year, so sometimes I substitute with fresh lime juice. I hope you all enjoy!!

Easy, Chewy Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 4.55 stars
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This simple, tasty recipe yields 12 to 16 cookies, but is so simple that it can be doubled (or tripled!) easily.

Sugar Cookie Recipes

Find easy recipes for sugar cookies that are perfect for decorating, plus recipes for colored sugar, frosting, and more!
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