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Browse easy desserts, party dessert recipes, gift ideas, and great endings perfect for any occasion. Big on taste but easy to share—we have dozens of dessert recipes to choose from!

From Southern Peach Cobbler to Pumpkin Bread Pudding to the BEST Easy Lemon Bars, find the perfect tasty desserts to share with friends and family and have them coming back for seconds and thirds!

Pecan Pie Bars with a buttery shortbread crust topped with the best pecan pie filling. They're easy to make, easy to eat, and a great make ahead dessert.

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars with a buttery shortbread crust topped with the best pecan pie filling. They’re easy to make, easy to eat, and a great make ahead dessert. We Southerners love our Pecan Pie, which is always on the table at Thanksgiving and quite often throughout the year. But did you know you can make …

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Slices of pumpkin bread on a white plate.

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread recipe using canned pumpkin, dark brown sugar, molasses, and lots of spices! It’s moist and flavorful and absolutely the best pumpkin bread we’ve ever tasted! One of my favorite breakfasts is a slice of warm, spicy pumpkin bread with fresh strawberries and blackberries. But of course, you don’t have to limit yourself to …

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Strawberry shortcake recipe with easy, homemade biscuits using cream and brown sugar.

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberry shortcake recipe with easy, homemade biscuits using cream and brown sugar. You can have this beautiful dessert ready in a jiffy and it’s a great make ahead dish as well! I like to make strawberry shortcake the same way I make biscuits, with just a few slight changes. I use cream instead of buttermilk …

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A serving of blackberry cobbler with whipped cream on a white plate.

Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry Cobbler is a perfect sweet and tart dessert, with an easy self-made buttery crust over juicy blackberries. This is a classic, Southern favorite! This blackberry cobbler is made almost the same as our strawberry cobbler and only slightly different from our peach cobbler. They are all from the same basic recipe with a few …

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A plate with a slice of chess Pie which is an old-fashioned Southern favorite custard-type pie made from a few simple ingredients. It's easy and everyone loves it!

Chess Pie

Chess Pie is an old-fashioned Southern favorite custard-type pie made from a few simple ingredients. It’s easy and everyone loves it! This chess pie recipe is a conglomeration from a couple of different old church cookbooks, with some changes of my own thrown in. It’s similar to my Snickerdoodle Cookie Pie, which I bake in a skillet. I …

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These award winning chocolate chip cookies are soft in the middle and a little crispy around the edges—with extra brown sugar and two kinds of chocolate! Hundreds of reviews say these are some of the best!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This award winning chocolate chip cookie recipe makes cookies that are soft in the middle and a little crispy around the edges—with extra brown sugar and two kinds of chocolate!  These homemade chocolate chip cookies are full of rich chocolate, brown sugar, and vanilla and they’re big and have just the right amount of crispiness around …

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Two pieces of easy peanut butter cake on a white plate with the whole cake in the background.

Easy Peanut Butter Cake

Easy Peanut Butter Cake uses just six ingredients, is mixed in one bowl, and bakes in about half an hour. It’s simple and quick and your family will love it! This peanut butter cake is my favorite way to make a one layer cake. It’s just quick and easy, and you don’t even have frosting …

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with mini chocolate chips is the easiest cheesecake! No springform pan needed and it whips up in about 15 minutes!

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with mini chocolate chips is the easiest cheesecake! No springform pan needed and it whips up in about 15 minutes! Everyone needs a handful of recipes that you know are easy, foolproof, and a family favorite—this Chocolate Chip Cheesecake recipe is one of those! I came across this recipe in a magazine …

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Chocolate and peanut butter cookies stacked on a white plate.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies made with semi-sweet chocolate and peanut butter chips are an irresistible combination and easy to make! Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies combine two of my most loved flavors—Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are my all-time favorite candy, so I will eat anything that resembles a Reese’s! That’s how I doctored up my beloved …

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Close up of chocolate caramel shortbread bars on a napkin.

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Bars

These Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Bars are decadent and delicious! They are covered in a rich nutella ganache and topped with a brown sugar streusel then a generous drizzle of salted caramel sauce. These shortbread bars will have your guests coming back for seconds and thirds! You’re going to love how easy this recipe for Chocolate …

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A slice of pumpkin crumb cake on a white plate.

Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Crumb Cake is sweet and fragrant from notes of allspice, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon. It’s an easy-to-make, tender cake that’s great for morning coffee or after dinner. This easy Pumpkin Crumb Cake is delightful any time of the year. It’s simple, easy, and combines all the fun pumpkin spices with a brown sugar …

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A whole apple tarte tatin on a white plate.

Apple Tarte Tatin with Pears

Apple Tarte Tatin with Pears—easy, slow cooked, caramelized, and delicious! Add a scoop of ice cream and you have a wonderful fruit dessert that’s elegant but simple.  A classic French dish, Apple Tarte Tatin is a wonderful concoction of apples that are cooked and covered with pastry, then turned out upside down. The whole thing …

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No bake oreo balls dipped in white chocolate on a blue plate.

No Bake Oreo Balls

These No Bake Oreo Balls are made with cream cheese, Oreos, and white or dark chocolate. These are easy to make and a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen! Isn’t it funny how sometimes the simplest things can bring the most joy? These Oreo®️ balls, for example, are one of the easiest …

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A slice of chocolate peanut butter pie on a plate.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie that with a creamy, rich filling poured over a chocolatey crust and covered with a chocolate glaze—this is the perfect dessert if you’re a chocolate and peanut butter lover! Chocolate and peanut butter together are two of my great loves—I’m old enough to remember the old commercials where a Hershey’s chocolate …

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Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert!

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert! If you’re searching for the perfect romantic dessert to accompany a dinner for two, this chocolate molten lava cake, with its rich, flowing melted chocolate, is probably about as perfect as …

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A slice of moist yellow cake on a plate with the whole cake in the background with chocolate frosting.

Moist Yellow Cake Recipe

Moist yellow cake recipe that gives you perfect results every time! No more wondering how your cake will turn out — this recipe is easy and delicious! And you can use it for a layer cake or cupcakes. For years I used my Granny’s Feather Cake recipe when baking a yellow birthday cake, but I …

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One Layer Cake recipe that's SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish!

One Layer Cake

One Layer Cake recipe that’s SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish! This cake is almost as easy as Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies! Because you do NOT need the stand mixer. You do NOT need more than one bowl. You …

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Red white and blue cake with strawberries and blueberries on a blue background.

Red White and Blue Cake

Red, white, and blue cake is the perfect 4th of July cake! Everything goes in one bowl and this patriotic cake is one layer so it’s super easy! I love making my easy One Layer Cake because it’s just right for smaller occasions when you don’t have time or don’t want the trouble of multiple …

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Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes!

Easy Buttercream Frosting

Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes! When I was a little girl, nearly everything that came out of our kitchen was homemade—so naturally, I wanted all the things in the store that were not homemade and canned buttercream …

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A slice of funfetti cake on a plate with a fork.

Easy Funfetti Cake from Scratch

Funfetti cake makes everyone smile and this recipe is so easy it will make YOU smile! Grab your sprinkles and make the easiest, moistest cake ever! Funfetti cake is one of those iconic recipes that makes people happy. Kids love the colors and sprinkles and adults love the trip back to memory lane when sprinkle …

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