Recipes: Desserts

Basic Cake Ball Pops

Berry Refreshing

Heart-shaped silicone baking cups make for a special, and effortless, presentation of everyone's favorite – fruit flavored gelatin! With candy "leaves" and icing "seeds," these individual treats will delight young and old.

Brownie Bits Cheesecake

Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Caramel Apple Cheesecake With Glazed Pecans

This is what you get when you cross an apple pie with cheesecake – a combination with the best qualities of both. The glazed pecans enhance the cake tremendously, so don't leave them out!

Cherry Coffee Cake Ring

Spirals of cheesecake-filled dough flecked with deep red cherries arranged in a round. The perfect breakfast bread, snack or dessert.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowls

Edible bowls are such fun! Perfect for serving ice cream, fruit, mousse and so much more.

Chocolate Cookie Bowls

Edible bowls are such fun! Perfect for serving ice cream, fruit, mousse and so much more.

Chocolate Cream Stacks

Chocolate wafer cookies, creamy vanilla whipped icing and rich chocolate sauce – a simple recipe with WOW impact, perfect for any special occasion dessert.

Cream Cheese Fresh Fruit Tart

A simple dessert with a very fancy look. Dazzling fresh fruit, beautifully arranged is always an easy way to add color and flavor. This recipe adapts easily to any fruit in season.

Creme de Menthe Bars

A tempting homemade treat that's wonderful to share. Whether enjoyed over coffee or tea with a friend, a dinner party dessert or as a gift, the mint and chocolate flavor combination will excite every palate.

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake

Rich and creamy, the best of the dessert world — chocolate and cheesecake — combined!

Dreamy Ice Cream Cake

Ice cream dressed for company! The perfect size for a small gathering of friends, the special pan makes it easy … all will be duly impressed.

Festive Cherry Almond Chip Biscotti

Biscotti are traditional Italian biscuits (cookies) that have been updated in recent years with different flavor combinations and often are decorated for a more festive look. They are first baked as a loaf, cut into their signature oblong strips, then baked a second time to dry them out and add the crunch.

Festive Rice Cereal Cake

Fruit and nuts transform simple crisp rice cereal treats into a dessert all ages will enjoy! When made in a shaped pan, it's guest-approved!

Finger Gelatin

Gingerbread Cookie Bowls

Edible bowls are such fun! Perfect for serving ice cream, fruit, mousse and so much more.

Glazed and Sprinkled Doughnuts

Doughnuts are all the rage and it’s so easy to make baked cake-style doughnuts at home when you have the right equipment. We show you a variety of ways to finish these treats off, making them company-perfect!

Lovely Ladyfinger

No one will guess how easy this impressive dessert is to make. Ladyfingers can be found in the bakery section of the supermarket. Make your own flavored cream cheese or purchase pre-flavored to use.

Orange Flower Power

Refreshing creamy citrus in a fun flower shape. The perfect addition to a ladies' luncheon, dinner on the patio, or dessert after a heavy meal.

Peanut Cereal Treat

This will soon become a family favorite! Mold it in a shaped pan or simply press into a 13 x 9 in. pan and cut as you please (metal cutters make fun shapes!)

Raspberry Fudge Cheesecake

There may be no dessert flavors better paired than chocolate and raspberry. We´ve highlighted this perfect match in a creamy cheesecake with a rich fudge topping.

Spiced Whoopie Pies with Lemon Crème

Strawberry Mousse

The Ultimate Quadruple Chocolate Brownie

Four different chocolates in a single bite – you’ll think you died and went to heaven! Despite the elegant taste, these brownies are so easy to make.

Tiramisu Charlotte

This traditional coffee-infused custard and cake Italian dessert takes on a new shape – as a charlotte. The chocolate-dipped ladyfingers add an elegant look that's so easy to make.

Whipped Ganache

Chocolate mousse kicked up a few notches – deep dark chocolate flavor in a rich creamy base – YUM!

Whipped Ganache

Zucchini & Apple Bread

The flavors of a fall harvest and cinnamon are welcoming and comforting, perfect for someone whose spirits may need a lift. And while the flavor says autumn, the ingredients are available year-round – so enjoy!

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