Holidays, birthdays and other occasions sometimes leave us with lots of candy hanging around the house — not a great situation, especially if you have kids. When life hands you extra candy, make some loaded cookie bars.
When the winter weather dampens your spirits, send your taste buds on a tropical vacation with dessert! Our no-bake Key lime pie in a jar recipe is the fastest and most delicious way to forget the frigid temperatures and satisfy an island-inspired sweet tooth.
Donuts are fantastic, but just not big enough. A few delicious bites — suddenly the one you’re eating is long gone. Not so with this giant donut cake ! You’ll have donut-y goodness for at least a few servings (unless you keep it all to yourself, which we totally understand).
When your sweet tooth hungers for a candy bar, make our copycat Snickers bar! Satisfy your craving with a homemade confection that tastes even better than the grocery store checkout line temptation.
Pizza can be savory, sweet or not exactly pizza, at all. For those looking for something different, this strawberry kiwi fruit “pizza” is for you.
When you combine black beans with other ingredients in a food processor, something magical happens: you can’t taste the beans. In fact, black bean brownies come out fudgy, gooey, moist and delicious — exactly what you expect from regular fudge brownies.
Sweetly delicious and wonderfully fragrant, this lemon plum skillet cake comes out of the oven looking like a delectable work of art.
Big and bold in presentation, this birthday cake boasts four full-size layers of chocolate cake generously frosted with a whipped chocolate frosting that starts with a ganache.
This whimsical mermaid bark is ideal for a party or beach-themed event with its swirls and scallops of purple, white and pink, dotted with shimmer candies and sprinkles.
Baked and frosted in one long sheet pan, this rich cake is no muss, no fuss.
Your new favorite chocolate cupcake recipe is right here! These German chocolate cupcakes are moist and tender, with a luscious chocolate frosting crowned by a sweet coconut pecan topping.
Craving a buttery, sweet, crunchy nosh? Our homemade caramel popcorn can’t be beat! It’s addictive, easy to make and ready in less than an hour.
Quick, easy and healthy for breakfast, brunch or dinner, there’s really no wrong time to serve these fun and delicious pancake fruit tacos!
Why just sing The Star Spangled Banner when you can eat it? Show your patriotic spirit by bringing a tray of these American flag cupcakes to a 4th of July or Memorial Day party!
Cake pops make any celebration more festive! This white chocolate and vanilla version is an especially fun, sweet surprise for a birthday, Valentine’s Day, or any other kind of party.
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If your child can’t get enough of the whimsical horse with a mysterious horn on its head, this fun dessert is the one to make! We searched the world for an easy unicorn cake recipe — one that didn’t need any hard-to-find ingredients or super skills. Give it a try!
Light as air, yet dense with chocolate decadence and a hint of coffee, these impressive chocolate souffles will make you look like an accomplished, undauntedly passionate pastry chef.
This outrageously rich dessert joins your favorite sweet treats in heavenly layers of brownie and chocolate chip cookie dough, all lavishly covered with chocolate ganache.
The iconic crimson color of red velvet bundt cake, wrapped in a luscious cream cheese frosting, makes it a must-have dessert for a celebration, including Valentine’s Day!
Want a delicious dessert that looks like it came from a high-end coffeeshop? These white chocolate-drizzled apricot & hazelnut biscotti may look fancy, but you can make them right at home!
Instead of the usual pie made in a pie pan, try this skillet apple pie! Every bite is full of cinnamon-spiced, sugar-sweet chunks of apples nestled between two perfectly-crisped crusts, all baked to hot, bubbly goodness.
Inspired by classic carrot cake with mounds of smooth cream cheese frosting, these carrot cake cupcakes are sure to delight.
These mini apple are roses a veritable feast for the eyes and the taste buds! They may look fancy, but they’re surprisingly simple to make with just a few leftover apples and some puff pastry.
These rich, creamy sea salt vanilla caramel twists feature caramel that’s made by gently heating whole cream, butter and sugar until the mixture forms soft, chewy squares of caramelized bliss.
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We’ve rounded up 20 of the most decadent red velvet cake recipes — from the traditional to the innovative — that are true chocolatey treats for both the eyes and the appetite.
Beyond all the jellybeans and chocolate bunnies, these delicious Easter desserts are sure to please guests young and old.
Topped with brightly-colored frosting and pastel candies, this colorful Easter candy popcorn is sure to make every bunny smile!
If you’re looking for something a little different to serve for dessert this Thanksgiving, you must try this elegantly-glazed, deliciously-spiced Pumpkin Bundt cake.
Our practically perfect pecan pie recipe is made with a light corn syrup , making it sweet and flavorful but allowing the taste of the nutty toasted pecans to shine through.
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A homemade, flaky pie crust is the base for this Great Pumpkin pie recipe, but canned pumpkin actually wins out over fresh when it comes to an ideal texture and ingredient harmony.
I have always been a pumpkin pie purist: I like to eat a simple pie, old-fashioned pie all by itself. Well, after trying this recipe, I have changed my mind. Now I want pumpkin pie like this.
Ready to unleash your artistic side this Valentine’s Day? Even if you’re just remotely creative, you can impress your family and friends with these to-die-for heart-shaped brownie cutout cookies!
What’s better than a heart-shaped brownie? A homemade heart-shaped brownie sandwich filled with a luscious raspberry buttercream frosting!
Try this pumpkin spice cheesecake on a ginger oatmeal cookie crust, covered with a thick coating of honey bourbon caramel sauce, and dotted with toasted pecans.
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If you’ve ever wanted a delicious apple dessert — but something that’s not apple pie — check out these collection of amazing apple desserts.
Be the star of the dessert table with a plate of these adorable reindeer cookies, which are just as cute as they are delicious. Just look at these little faces. Aren’t they sweet?!
Some of the best gifts at any time of year are those you can eat. That holds true for these tasty, quick mini cranberry bread loaves!
Every year, the internet delights me with ever-expanding options for creative, tempting Christmas cookies, however, I always crave the treats my grandmother used to make.
Who doesn’t love truffles? It’s all but impossible to say no to gorgeous homemade chocolate Christmas truffles like these!
The tasty, gooey, sweet satisfaction of chocolate syrup is hard to resist – but this homemade chocolate syrup is probably better than any store-bought brands you’ve tried.
Wow your Christmas guests with a delectable edible Pavlova wreath adorned with sugared cranberries!
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Crescent moon cookies look deliciously pretty on your cookie platter, and their light, delicate texture, and sweet, buttery flavor make them a delight to eat!
What to give that person who already seems to have everything? How about a gift from your kitchen — something sweet and seasonal — like these cinnamon & sugar nuts?
Classic cut-out sugar cookies are the perfect base for lots of creative, fun holiday decorating. Use cookie cutters to make them into festive shapes, or simply cut them out with the top of a glass to make perfect little circles!
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There is nothing quite as deliciously decadent as a cheesecake — and this creamy, chocolaty mocha cheesecake is no exception!
Want to dazzle holiday dessert lovers with a really impressive Christmas cookie that looks and tastes even better than a candy cane? These classic candy cane cookies are for you!
From the powdered-sugar exterior to the surprise of the flavorful interior, biting into any variety of a no-bake snowball cookie is pure pleasure.
Royal icing is the go-to stuff to top picture-perfect sugar cookies, because it makes a neat, hard and glossy finish that professional bakers and home chefs love. Here’s how to make it!
Sugar, flour, butter and beyond — get to know the ingredients used in baking cookies, and how they change your delicious desserts with each variation!
Winter is all about peppermint! We have rounded up 20 festive recipes for mint cookies that feature that cool and refreshing taste.
Here’s a treat one of our blogger friends made for us, using a recipe inspired by the incredibly-popular frosted Swig sugar cookies, from Utah’s Swig & Sweets chain. Give ’em a try!
Made with fresh cranberries and enhanced with a hint of vanilla, they are crispy, golden brown and buttery — then topped with a coating of smooth chocolate and crunchy pecans.
Do you love classic snickerdoodles, but yearn for an update that makes this holiday cookie even more irresistible? Then we have a holiday recipe for doodle cookies you will love!
Putting a chocolate Kiss on top of something already so delicious rockets this caramel-peanut butter cookie to the sweet stratosphere.
In chocolate-peppermint pots de crème, cream is infused with the flavor of fresh peppermint, while white chocolate ganache and dark chocolate meet to satisfy any chocolate lover.
Here, we have gathered up 10 of the gooiest, tastiest and most fun-to-make no-bake Christmas cookies! These easy treats also make great gifts.
This luscious pie offers a delectable combination of apples and cranberries, creating a punch of festive flavor and color.
Give a Southern tradition a try with this delicious sweet potato pie recipe!
Here’s a homemade crustless pumpkin pie with a soft, custard-like texture which will satisfy vegans and omnivores alike!
Nothing conjures up images of a lovely fall day better than brightly-colored leaves — which makes these maple leaf cookies the perfect autumn treat!
This light and fluffy Italian cream cake recipe combines a few simple ingredients to create a made-from-scratch taste experience that you and your family will savor.
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Pecan pie is a beloved favorite for many, but traditional pecan pie recipes are not vegan — at all. Eggs (usually multiple) and butter are mainstays of this delightful dish. Is is possible to make a vegan pecan pie worthy of your taste buds?
Following a ketogenic diet doesn’t mean you have to go without decadent treats. The keto way of eating, of course, means very low carbs, moderate proteins and high fats — and this keto pecan pie recipe gives us exactly that, in the form of a rich, toasty homemade dessert.
This uniquely delicious recipe merges the rich flavors of cheesecake, eggnog and crème brûlée into one very impressive dessert.
Two of the top tastes of the holiday season in one delicious treat! The warm flavors of pumpkin and eggnog mingle gorgeously in these simple but elegant little cupcakes.
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This Holiday spice sweet potato pie is traditionally a Southern Thanksgiving treat, with roasted sweet potatoes and whiskey, giving it serious depth and flavor.
For at least a century, apple pie has been considered our country’s favorite pie. To help you choose most scrumptious dessert to make, we gathered eight of our favorite apple pie recipes.
These profiteroles with their spicy, chocolaty cannoli filling make for a sensational autumn or winter dessert, and can be offered alongside — or instead of — traditional holiday desserts.
If you’re looking for a grand finale for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, these gorgeous pumpkin spice cakes may be just the finish you need!
These cranberry champagne Jello shots are spiked with champagne, so you can feel fancy while indulging in a little treat!
Don’t let the name of this recipe fool you — this apple pie version of the famous “dump cake” is a delicious and sophisticated addition to your family gathering!
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These adorable turkey-decorated peanut butter cookies will make a fun, kid-friendly Thanksgiving dessert!
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Peanut brittle is a classic holiday candy that has been beloved for generations. Crisp and nutty, this candy is found on millions of cookie and candy platters around America during the month of December.
Sugar cookies are a Christmastime staple. What holiday dessert bar would be complete with out some delicious, icing frosted, sprinkle covered, fun cutout shapes!
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This year, skip the usual pies, and serve this indulgent twist on apple pie! A butterscotch apple cream pie will be the perfect finale to an amazing dinner.
These pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies are soft and chewy — everything you love in a good snickerdoodle, but with a pumpkiny flavor twist!
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