Dessert & Treats Recipes

Whether you're looking for pies, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, fruit desserts, something healthy, or something chocolatey, we have you covered.

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30 Easy No-Bake Desserts That Are Sure to Delight

When you want to keep the oven off but still want something sweet and decadent, these no-bake desserts—from cheesecake to bar cookies to crème brûlée—are delicious solutions.
By Kelly Vaughan

Our Best Lemon Desserts Are Sure to Brighten Your Day

From glazed scones to a showstopping pie, bake one of our sweet and zesty lemon dessert recipes.
By Kelly Vaughan

These Beautiful Bundt Cakes Are Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Serve these gorgeously shaped cakes at brunch or for dessert—either way, they're guaranteed showstoppers.
By Jennifer Anderson

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 3.75 stars 9054
Chocolate chip cookies are a go-to favorite dessert, sweet snack, or after-school treat. This cookie—which is made in the soft and chewy style—gives you both the nostalgia of childhood bake sales and the satisfying, grown-up flavors of dark chocolate. After just three steps and a quick bake in the oven, the only thing you'll need is a glass of cold milk or frothy coffee. 

No-Bake Cheesecake

Rating: 3.58 stars 1833
There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making a delicious dessert for the whole family without ever having to ask their parents to turn on the oven. This no-bake cheesecake is sure to please with its creamy center. 

Vanilla Pound Cake

Rating: 3.35 stars 2324
How sweet it is—pound cake from scratch in three simple steps! We've added vanilla to our recipe for an extra hint of flavor!

Coconut Cloud Cake

Rating: 3.77 stars 565
This light, flavorful dessert, filled and topped with seven-minute frosting and coconut, is a little slice of heaven.

Simple Crepes

Rating: 3.61 stars 825
Crepes are easier to make than you think. These French street-food staples can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and any number of flavorful fillings.

Banana Cream Pudding

This fabulous version of the favorite Southern dessert boosts the banana flavor by infusing it into the homemade vanilla pudding, in addition to the traditional slices layered throughout.  

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.63 stars 582
Baking, simplified: One pan and two steps create this soft, gooey, giant cookie.

Classic Chicken Potpie

Rating: 3.16 stars 1381
A buttery crust is always a winner, but when it comes to potpie, it's what's inside that counts. Try this classic version; then explore these fresh filling ideas: Curried Chicken; Mushroom-Marjoram Chicken; Tomato-Corn Chicken.

Cheddar-Topped Shepherd's Pie

Rating: 3.5 stars 699
Old-style pubs have it right: Sitting down to a generous helping of shepherd's pie is a true pleasure; making it is happily simple. We've added sharp cheddar to our mashed potatoes for a snappy topping.
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Classic Cream Puffs

The foundation of the perfect cream puff is light, airy pâte à choux, which is made with eggs, flour, and butter. Once the cream puffs are shaped and baked, they're filled with a rich homemade pastry cream.