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90 Easy Dessert Recipes with 5 Ingredients (Or Less!)

Need a sweet treat that's easy to make? These simple desserts do just the trick.

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When your pantry is running low, turn to this list of quick, easy desserts. You’ll find the recipe details for the sweets in this video in the following 5 slides. Craving more? Take a look at even more of our quick and easy dessert recipes.

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Chocolate BillionairesTaste of Home

Chocolate Billionaires

Everyone raves about these chocolate and caramel candies. I received the recipe from a friend while living in Texas. When we moved, I made sure this recipe made the trip with me! June Humphrey, Strongsville, Ohio

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Peanut Butter Kiss CookiesTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Baking peanut butter kiss cookies to share doesn't get much easier than this. Stir together four ingredients. Bake. Top with a kiss. Done! Your family will love this Hershey's peanut butter blossom cookie recipe. Dee Davis, Sun City, Arizona

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Semisweet Chocolate MousseTaste of Home

Semisweet Chocolate Mousse

A friend shared this rich velvety chocolate mousse recipe with me. I love to cook and have tons of recipes, but this one is a favorite. Best of all, it's easy to make. Judy Spencer, San Diego, California

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Frozen Banana Cereal PopsTaste of Home

Frozen Banana Cereal Pops

When we want a healthy snack, we dip bananas in yogurt, roll 'em in cereal, then freeze. Ta-da! Scarlett Elrod, Newnan, Georgia

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Vanilla Meringue CookiesTaste of Home

Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Want to learn how to make meringues? This meringue cookie recipe creates light, airy morsels. It's the perfect fat-free treat to really beat a sweets craving. Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Whipped ShortbreadTaste of Home

Whipped Shortbread

These whipped shortbread Christmas cookies melt in your mouth. Mostly I make them for the holidays, but I'll also prepare them year-round for wedding showers and afternoon teas. Jane Ficiur, Bow Island, Alberta

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Pecan Caramel CandiesTaste of Home

Pecan Caramel Candies

Salty and sweet, these candies are the perfect little snack. Form a kitchen assembly line with your kids, and the making becomes just as fun as the eating. Julie Wemhoff, Angola, Indiana

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Mini Blueberry TartsTaste of Home

Mini Blueberry Tarts

I served this recipe to my family while we were on vacation and they were all amazed! The best part: I didn't spend tons of time on it thanks to refrigerated pie crust. Watch your mini tarts around the 13-minute mark to make sure they don't brown too quickly. If you like, sprinkle the tops with coarse sugar for a beautiful finishing touch.Allison Bell, Hillsdale, New Jersey

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Quick and Easy Baklava SquaresTaste of Home

Quick and Easy Baklava Squares

I love baklava but rarely indulged because it took so much time to make. Then a friend of mine gave me this simple recipe. Ive made these squares for family, friends and co-workersthey cant get enough. Im always asked to bring them to special gatherings and parties, and I even give them as gifts during the holidays. Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania

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No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut ThumbprintsTaste of Home

No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprints

Years ago, a friend gave me a recipe for chocolate peanut treats that didn't require baking. I thought it was a quick and clever way to whip up a batch of sweet snacks without heating up the kitchen, and I started making different variations. This one includes luscious Nutella and crunchy hazelnuts. Yum! Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida

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Rainbow Gelatin CubesTaste of Home

Rainbow Gelatin Cubes

These layered jello cubes are fun to serve and to eat! I vary the colors to match the occasion. Kids of all ages snatch them up. Deanna Pietrowicz, Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Coconut JoysTaste of Home

Coconut Joys

If you like coconut, youll love these no-bake, no-fuss sweets. They are cute as can be and make a satisfying after-school snack to keep in the fridge. Flo Burtnett, North Gage, Oklahoma

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Mom's Fried ApplesTaste of Home

Mom's Fried Apples

Mom often made these fried apples for me while I was growing up. The recipe is very dear to me. —Margie Tappe, Prague, Oklahoma

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Chocolate Banana BundlesTaste of Home

Chocolate Banana Bundles

Banana and chocolate are such an irresistible combo that I make this quick dessert often. You can also top them with the butter and brown sugar mixture left over from coating the bananas, or sprinkle on a dash of sea salt. Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey

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Quick Mango SorbetTaste of Home

Quick Mango Sorbet

Last summer I decided to try my hand at making a passion fruit and mango sorbet. But fresh fruits require more prep and are difficult to find ripened at the same time, so I experimented using frozen fruit and juice. And voila! Both are readily available and inexpensive, too. Carol Klein, Franklin Square, New York

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Cranberry Pecan CookiesTaste of Home

Cranberry Pecan Cookies

These are so tasty and simple to prepare! Each delightful little cookie is loaded with cranberries, nuts and vanilla, giving them the taste of a treat thats been slaved over. Louise Hawkins, Lubbock, Texas

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Fresh Blackberry PieTaste of Home

Fresh Blackberry Pie

I grew up on a farm, and we always picked fruits in early summer and used them to make desserts. This blackberry pie is a real stunner. Gladys Gibbs, Brush Creek, Tennessee

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Peanut Butter Cup TrifleTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Cup Trifle

Using just five ingredients makes this recipe so simple. You can add a little extra decoration with chocolate jimmies, too. Chris Nelson, Decatur, Arkansas

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Strawberry-Rosemary Yogurt PopsTaste of Home

Strawberry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops

We planted strawberries a few years ago and these tangy-sweet frozen yogurt pops are my very favorite treats to make with them! The options are endless. Try using other yogurt flavors like lemon, raspberry or blueberry. You may also substitute your favorite herb for the rosemaryor simply omit it. Carmell Childs, Ferron, Utah

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Easy Cake Mix BarsTaste of Home

Easy Cake Mix Bars

I take this dessert to work for Friday pick-me-ups. It's one of my favorite yellow cake bar recipes. I love to share them because they're so easy to eat, easy to make and easy on the wallet. Amy Rose, Ballwin, Missouri

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Ice Cream KolachkesTaste of Home

Ice Cream Kolachkes

These sweet pastries have Polish and Czech roots and can also be spelled "kolaches." They are usually filled with poppy seeds, nuts, jam or a mashed fruit mixture. The ice cream is a unique twist on traditional kolachkes, and it's simplest to use a square cookie cutter to cut the dough. Diane Turner, Brunswick, Ohio

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Elegant White Chocolate MousseTaste of Home

Elegant White Chocolate Mousse

Simply elegant is a fitting description for this smooth treat. Whipped cream teams up with white chocolate to make this easy recipe extra special. Laurinda Johnston, Belchertown, Massachusetts

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Double-Chocolate Toffee Icebox CakeTaste of Home

Double-Chocolate Toffee Icebox Cake

My mother-in-law taught me that anything tastes good if you use enough chocolate or cream. This no-bake dessert proves she was right. Sometimes I use chocolate graham crackers and stack up the layers in a 9-inch square pan. Bee Engelhart, Bloomfield Township, Michigan

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Layered Lemon PieTaste of Home

Layered Lemon Pie

This is a great ending for almost any meal that kids and adults all enjoy. The creamy lemon filling is always a hit with my husband. Elizabeth Yoder, Belcourt, North Dakota

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Raspberry SorbetTaste of Home

Raspberry Sorbet

With an abundant crop of fresh raspberries from the backyard, it's no wonder why I rely on this dessert for a tasty, no-fuss frozen dessert. Karen Bailey, Golden, Colorado

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Rocky Road Cookie CupsTaste of Home

Rocky Road Cookie Cups

Traditional rocky road ice cream has nuts, marshmallows and chocolate. Using prepared cookie dough makes it easy to put the flavors together in these fast, kid-friendly cups. Charlotte McDaniel, Jacksonville, AL

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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Meringue RosesTaste of Home

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses

Eat these pretty treats as is or crush them into a bowl of strawberries and whipped cream. Readers of my blog, utry.it, went nuts when I posted that idea.Amy Tong, Anaheim, California

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal BarsTaste of Home

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake peanut butter oatmeal bars with certified gluten-free oats. Everyone loves these bars when we go to picnics or potlucks, and I know there will be a dessert for my daughter! Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas

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Macadamia-Coffee Bean CookiesTaste of Home

Macadamia-Coffee Bean Cookies

Nearly anyone who loves coffee will perk up for this java-infused cookie. What hot beverage would you pair these treats with? Theres only one answer! Kathleen Specht, Clinton, Montana

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Cake & Berry Campfire CobblerTaste of Home

Cake & Berry Campfire Cobbler

This warm cobbler is one of our favorite ways to end a busy day of fishing, hiking, swimming or rafting. It's yummy with ice creamand so easy to make! June Dress, Boise, Idaho

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Maple Ricotta Mousse with Candied PecansTaste of Home

Maple Ricotta Mousse with Candied Pecans

Try not to sneak too many of the maple-y nuts while you make dessert. With the mousse, they're even better. Kathleen Gill, Pahrump, Nevada

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Quick Icebox SandwichesTaste of Home

Quick Icebox Sandwiches

My mother liked making these cool, creamy treats when I was growing up in the States because they're so quick to fix. Then I made them for my three kids.Sandy Armijo, Naples, Italy

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Pecan Roll-UpsTaste of Home

Pecan Roll-Ups

This recipe is so delicious and is sure to become a favorite of your family. The pecans make them so rich.Lee B. Roberts, Racine, Wisconsin

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Grilled Angel Food Cake with StrawberriesTaste of Home

Grilled Angel Food Cake with Strawberries

One night I goofed, accidentally using the balsamic butter I save for grilling chicken on my pound cake. What a delicious mistake that my entire family loved! For a patriotic look, add a drizzle of blueberry syrup. Tammy Hathaway, Freeman Twp, Maine

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Coconut Creme ChocolatesTaste of Home

Coconut Creme Chocolates

I'm a proud wife, mom of three and grandma of many. I've cooked many things over the years, including these marshmallowy chocolates. Dolores Wilder, Texas City, Texas

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Caramelized Baked CustardsTaste of Home

Caramelized Baked Custards

Creme brulee is our favorite dessert and we love Irish cream liqueur, so I decided to put them together for a dinner finale we truly love. With a last name like Moynihan and a husband named Patrick, you can tell St. Patrick's Day is a very big holiday in our house! Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota

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Rhubarb Fool with StrawberriesTaste of Home

Rhubarb Fool with Strawberries

A fool is a classic British and Irish dessert that's usually made with whipped cream and cooked fruit. Try my quick version with rhubarb and berries. Cheryl Miller, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Refreshing Rhubarb Ice CreamTaste of Home

Refreshing Rhubarb Ice Cream

No matter where my military family is stationed, this ice cream always makes me think of my parents backyard rhubarb patch in Rochester, New York. Rachel Garcia, Honolulu, Hawaii

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Easy Oatmeal Cream PiesTaste of Home

Easy Oatmeal Cream Pies

These easy cookies use only five ingredients and taste very similar to a store-bought cookie. Of course, everything's better from your own kitchen! Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, Colorado

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S'mOreosTaste of Home

S'mOreos

My son introduced us to this twist on classic s'mores when we were camping. Have a jar of Nutella around? Slather on the inside of the graham cracker halves before you build this one-of-a-kind treat. Christina Smith, Santa Rosa, California

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Peanut Butter FudgeTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Fudge

This peanut butter fudge is a favorite "never fail" quickie recipe. Eleanore Peterson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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Confetti Cake Batter CookiesTaste of Home

Confetti Cake Batter Cookies

Mom and I took up cake decorating. Funfetti was our favorite cake, so we used the mix to make cutout cookies. Plain or decorated, theyre a fave at parties. Danielle DeMarco, Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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Texas TumbleweedsTaste of Home

Texas Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweeds blow across the roads in some parts of Texas, and I think these cute stacks look like them. I've been making these sweets with my sister for years. —Karen Lemay, Seabrook, Texas

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Berry White Ice PopsTaste of Home

Berry White Ice Pops

Nothing says summer like an ice pop. Kids and adults alike love this fruit-filled version. Sharon Guinta, Stamford, Connecticut

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Black Forest Dump CakeTaste of Home

Black Forest Dump Cake

I make a Black Forest cake the easy way: Dump everything into a dish and let the magic happen. Give it a cherry topping by reserving two tablespoons of juice from the canned cherries and stir into whipped cream. Meghan McDermott, Springfield, Missouri

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Haystack Cookies with Peanut ButterTaste of Home

Haystack Cookies with Peanut Butter

Peanut butter haystacks are one of my favorite desserts. I love to serve them to guests because they marvel at how something so simple tastes so good! Starrlette Howard, Ogden, Utah

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Soft Chewy CaramelsTaste of Home

Soft Chewy Caramels

One of my first experiences with cooking was helping my mother make these caramels. We'd make up to 12 batches each year. Today, I do at least 95 percent of the cooking at home, but my wife does much of the baking. Robert Sprenkle, Hurst, Texas

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Chocolate-Dipped Apple RingsTaste of Home

Chocolate-Dipped Apple Rings

These apple treats are a staple in my Christmas goody packages. Sometimes I add an 1/8 teaspoon of cayenne to the cinnamon mixture for a little extra kick. Laurie Bock, Lynden, Washington

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Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue ShortcakesTaste of Home

Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes

In summer the strawberry farms are open for picking. I serve strawberries with a crunchy hazelnut meringue cookie. Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

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Peanut Butter Cup NapoleonsTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Cup Napoleons

Top layers of puff pastry and peanut butter ice cream with a warm, sweet drizzle the whole family will love! Its a terrific last-minute dessert, or you can freeze the cooled pastry and scooped ice cream separately in an airtight container the day before you serve it. Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Frozen Greek Vanilla YogurtTaste of Home

Frozen Greek Vanilla Yogurt

It's simple and easy to make your own frozen Greek yogurtyou might even want to get the kids in on the fun. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

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Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker CrustTaste of Home

Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

We live in blueberry country, and this pie is a perfect way to showcase these luscious berries. A neighbor first made this pie for us when we had a death in the family several years ago. Our whole family enjoys it. R. Ricks, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Butterscotch Toffee CookiesTaste of Home

Butterscotch Toffee Cookies

With its big butterscotch and chocolate flavor, my cookie stands out. I like to enjoy it with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee. Its my fallback recipe when Im short on time and need something delicious fast. Allie Blinder, Norcross, Georgia

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Rainbow Sherbet Angel Food CakeTaste of Home

Rainbow Sherbet Angel Food Cake

Talk about a dessert that pops. Sometimes, I make this easy cake even more eye-catching by coloring the whipped cream, too. Use whatever sherbet flavor combination you like. Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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Quick Double Chocolate BiscottiTaste of Home

Quick Double Chocolate Biscotti

Refrigerated cookie dough gives you a head start on making biscotti from scratch. For true chocolate lovers, substitute chocolate chips for the vanilla. Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Peanut Butter Cereal TreatsTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

Kids will love these colorful, crunchy bars. Theyre a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treatsand because theyre so easy, older kids could whip up a batch on their own! Christie Porter, Shipshewana, Indiana

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SopaipillasTaste of Home

Sopaipillas

Light, crispy pastry puffs, sopaipillas are a sweet way to round out a spicy meal. They make a nice winter dessert served warm and topped with honey or sugar. Mary Anne McWhirter, Pearland, Texas

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Cherry Crumb DessertTaste of Home

Cherry Crumb Dessert

This dessert is a sweet treat, especially when garnished with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream! The crust and crumb topping have a wonderful nutty flavor, and the smooth fruit filling looks beautiful when served. Ann Eastman, Greenville, California

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Macaroon Ice Cream TorteTaste of Home

Macaroon Ice Cream Torte

My family loves frozen treats. With chocolate four ways, this one is so beautiful, people think it came from an ice cream shop. Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida

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Frozen Berry & Yogurt SwirlsTaste of Home

Frozen Berry & Yogurt Swirls

I enjoy these frozen yogurt pops because they double as a healthy snack and a cool, creamy sweet treat. Colleen Ludovice, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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Bite-Sized Apple PiesTaste of Home

Bite-Sized Apple Pies

These little bites are fun for kids to make. Simply wrap strips of pastry around apple wedges and shake on some cinnamon-sugar. Then just bake and watch them disappear! Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Mocha-Pecan Ice Cream BonbonsTaste of Home

Mocha-Pecan Ice Cream Bonbons

These bite-sized bonbons may sound tricky to make, but you'll find that fashioning them is a breeze. What's more, our cooking experts advise that you keep this recipe handy when you serve themas soon as folks sample the treats, they'll be asking how to make them. Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Chocolaty S'mores BarsTaste of Home

Chocolaty S'mores Bars

One night my husband had some friends over to play poker and he requested these s'mores bars. They polished off the pan and asked for more! I shared the recipe, and now their families make them, too. Rebecca Shipp, Beebe, Arkansas

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Heavenly Filled StrawberriesTaste of Home

Heavenly Filled Strawberries

These luscious stuffed berries are the perfect bite-sized dessert. Stephen Munro, Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia

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Chocolate Lover's PizzaTaste of Home

Chocolate Lover's Pizza

I created this after my dad said that my graham cracker crust should be topped with dark chocolate and pecans. It's easy to customize by adding your favorite chocolate and toppers. Dad thinks the whole world should know about this pizza! Kathy Rairigh, Milford, Indiana

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Lemon Crisp CookiesTaste of Home

Lemon Crisp Cookies

These quick-to-fix treats are a snap to make using a boxed cake mix. The sunny yellow color, big lemon flavor and delightful crunch are sure to bring smiles. Julia Livingston, Frostproof, Florida

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Grilled Honey Balsamic-Glazed FruitTaste of Home

Grilled Honey Balsamic-Glazed Fruit

One summer my mother-in-law made us grilled peaches basted with a sweet and tangy sauce. These are so good I'm always tempted to eat the whole batch. Kristin Van Dyken, West Richland, Washington

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Flourless Chocolate TorteTaste of Home

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Chocoholicslike me!know that nothing says chocolate like a flourless torte. Kayla Albrecht, Freeport, Illinois

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White Candy BarkTaste of Home

White Candy Bark

This speedy candy recipe can be varied depending on the type of fruit or nuts you have on hand. Since we have a walnut tree, I use walnuts, but pecans could also be substituted as well as dried cherries for the cranberries. Marcia Snyder, Grand Junction, Colorado

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Strawberry Angel TrifleTaste of Home

Strawberry Angel Trifle

I always get compliments when I bring this attractive and tasty trifle out of the refrigerator. Not only does it serve a big group nicely, I can make it ahead of time, too. Lucille Belsham, Fort Fraser, British Columbia

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Apple-Spice Angel Food CakeTaste of Home

Apple-Spice Angel Food Cake

I dressed up an angel food cake mix with some nuts, spice and applesauce to make an easy and light dessert. I serve it with a dollop of whipped topping mixed with a half cup of sour cream. Joan Buehnerkemper, Teutopolis, Illinois

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Peach BavarianTaste of Home

Peach Bavarian

Fruit molds are my specialty. This one, with its refreshing peach taste, makes a colorful salad or dessert. Adeline Piscitelli, Sayreville, New Jersey

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Yummy Cracker SnacksTaste of Home

Yummy Cracker Snacks

These treats are my family's favorite, and it seems no matter how many I make, they always disappear too soon. D. Weaver, Ephrata, Pennsylvania

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Mini Brownie TreatsTaste of Home

Mini Brownie Treats

I like to take these quick-and-easy treats to potlucks and family gatherings. They disappear quickly! Pam Kokes, North Loup, Nebraska

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Blackberry Frozen YogurtTaste of Home

Blackberry Frozen Yogurt

You could also use boysenberries, raspberries or strawberries for this delicious dessert. Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Frozen Mud PieTaste of Home

Frozen Mud Pie

Here's one of those "looks like you fussed" desserts that is so easy it's become a standard for me. I love the mocha version, but pure chocolate lovers may prefer using chocolate chip ice cream. The cookie crust is a snap to make. Debbie Terenzini-Wilkerson, Lusby, Maryland

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Peanut Butter Cookie CupsTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

I'm a busy schoolteacher and pastor's wife. I wouldn't dare show my face at a church dinner or bake sale without these tempting peanut butter treats. They're quick, easy to make and always a hit. Kristi Tackett, Banner, Kentucky

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Apple Kuchen BarsTaste of Home

Apple Kuchen Bars

This recipe is about family, comfort and simplicity. My mom made this delicious sweet treat many a winter night and served it warm with some of her famous homemade ice cream. I like to make a double batch and pass on the love! Elizabeth Monfort, Celina, Ohio

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Birthday Cake Freezer PopsTaste of Home

Birthday Cake Freezer Pops

On my quest to find birthday cake ice creammy favorite flavorI came up with these easy ice pops. Now, instead of going to the store whenever a craving hits, I just head to my freezer. Dawn Lopez, Westerly, Rhode Island

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Chocolate Peanut TreatsTaste of Home

Chocolate Peanut Treats

When I was in high school, I took these sweet and crunchy squares to bake sales and they were the first to sell out. I still make them for family and friends who love the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Christy Asher, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Nectarine Plum CrispsTaste of Home

Nectarine Plum Crisps

A fusion of late-summer fruits, these crisps make a simple dessertand what's left can be kept for breakfast. Look for apple crisp mix in the produce department of your grocery store. Nicole Werner, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Cherry-Chocolate Pudgy PieTaste of Home

Cherry-Chocolate Pudgy Pie

Heres an ooey-gooey treat thats just right for campfires and cookouts. Josh Carter, Birmingham, Alabama

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Chocolate Peanut Butter CandyTaste of Home

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

With only three ingredients, these chocolate-swirl treats take just moments to whip up! If you have little ones visiting for the holidays, have them help you with the stirring. Holly Demers, Abbotsford, British Columbia

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Cowabunga Root Beer CupcakesTaste of Home

Cowabunga Root Beer Cupcakes

I developed these cupcakes for my daughter's first birthday and transported them using dry ice. Be careful not to freeze them solid! Mindy Carswell, Walker, Michigan

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Chocolate Peanut DropsTaste of Home

Chocolate Peanut Drops

This is a recipe that I got from a friend, who got it from her sister, and between the three of us we've handed it out everywhere! The chocolaty candies couldn't be easier to make in the slow cooker and, depending on the size of your spoon, you can get dozens of candies from one batch. So easy and great for gifts.Anita Bell, Hermitage, Tennessee

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Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond BarkTaste of Home

Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark

I love the combination of flavors in this tropical treat, and it takes mere minutes to make. If you need something for a school or church bake sale, this will get you out of the kitchen in a flash. Julie Beckwith, Crete, Illinois

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BuckeyesTaste of Home

Buckeyes

These chocolate peanut butter balls (no bake!) are always popular at my church's annual Christmas fundraiser. They resemble chestnuts or buckeyeshence the name. Merry Kay Opitz, Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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Creamy Hazelnut PieTaste of Home

Creamy Hazelnut Pie

I've always been a big fan of peanut butter. Then I found chocolaty Nutella hazelnut spread and I was hooked! I even changed one of my all-time favorite pie recipes by substituting that ingredient. Lisa Varner, El Paso, Texas

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Blueberry Ice CreamTaste of Home

Blueberry Ice Cream

The wild blueberries on our property spark recipe ideas. When my daughter and I made this ice cream at a Girl Guide meeting, it was well received. Even today, our 10 children, 19 grandkids and 4 great-grandchildren think it tastes great. Alma Mosher, Mohannes, New Brunswick

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Rocky Road Fudge PopsTaste of Home

Rocky Road Fudge Pops

These sweet frozen treats are simple to prepare and guaranteed to bring out the kid in anyone. The creamy pops feature a special chocolate and peanut topping.Karen Grant, Tulare, California

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