Quick and Easy Dessert

Forget to plan for dessert? Don't worry--with these no-stress, quick and easy desserts, you can pull together quick and easy cakes, cheesecakes, cookies, and strawberry desserts in no time at all.

So-Easy Chocolate Souffle

Better Homes and Gardens

New to cooking? Try this impressive looking, super simple chocolate dessert.

How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

If you want to know how to make sweet-potato pie as silky smooth and buttery rich as what comes out of a Southern cook's kitchen, this is the recipe for you. Evaporated milk gives it a velvety texture, and a hint of lemon and dash of nutmeg keep the pie from becoming cloyingly sweet.

Sleepover Pies


For an interactive party dessert, ask kids to design their dessert doppelgangers using pie crust and colorful frosting.

How to Make Chocolate Pie

Knowing how to make chocolate pie from scratch is a dying art. Not many of us have the time and patience to cook custard to just the right consistency and painstakingly roll out pie crusts. This quick version of chocolate pie can be whipped up in the morning for the perfect dessert by dinnertime: Pudding mix and melted chocolate chips keep the process fast but maintain the deep, rich flavor of the traditional chocolate custard.

Almond-Clementine Lace Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

In under an hour, you can turn out bakery-quality cookies. Use clementine or orange juice to give the thin shells fresh flavor.

Sweet Cheese Tortes

Better Homes and Gardens

This fruit-and-cheese-stuffed dessert can be put together in just 20 minutes.

How To Make Flatbread

It's easy to pick up pre-made flatbread at the supermarket, but discovering how to make flatbread is a skill that you'll want to pull out every once in awhile for a warm, super-fresh treat.

Crispy Chocolate Chewies

Better Homes and Gardens

Lovers of German Chocolate Cake will adore this quick and easy cookie recipe created in its honor.

Caramelized Bananas


Enjoy a fruity dessert in just 15 minutes! Serve these caramelized bananas on their own or on top of a bowl of vanilla ice cream.

PB&J Ice Cream

Family Circle

If you like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, then you'll love this sweet summer dessert. Feel free to swap in any nut butter variety or jelly flavor.

Tropical Fruit Waffle Cones

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Melted white chocolate would also be delicious as a cone coating in this tropical dessert recipe.

Cookies-and-Cream Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Cookies and cream make an undeniably delicious combination, especially when packaged into scrumptious cupcakes. Starting with a white cake mix means these cupcakes are simple to make.

Quick Panforte bars

Better Homes and Gardens

These rich dessert bars are much easier to make than traditional panforte--an Italian fruitcake-like pastry.

ABC Sandwich Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Alphabet cookies filled with strawberry preserves and cream cheese are great for kid parties.

Total: 15 mins

Banana and Peanut Butter Pie

Midwest Living

Chopped peanuts and creamy peanut butter add just enough salty flavor to this sweet banana cream pie.

Crazy Crepes


These thin crepes are great for breakfast or even dessert. Fill them with peanut butter, jam, or cream cheese.

Total: 30 mins

Mint Chocolate Latte

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Save money by stirring up your own latte at home! Pour it in a to-go mug your day to start your day on a sweet note.

Quick and Easy Dessert  Recipes: Take your pick!
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