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Desserts Recipes For Two

Looking for desserts for two? Find desserts for two recipes including cakes, pies, tarts, and more desserts for two from the cooking for two magazine.

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After one taste, your family will agree rhubarb never tasted so good! The sweet sauce will disappear so fast when you serve it over ice cream that you might want to keep some on hand to serve over pancakes, waffles...even French toast.
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Banana Layer Cake

Banana Layer Cake

Banana Layer Cake

“Years ago I combined two recipes to come up with this delicious iced cake,” says Jennie Krell of El Cajon, California. “It has a wonderful banana flavor.”

Fudgy Pecan Tartlets

Fudgy Pecan Tartlets

Fudgy Pecan Tartlets

"A friend sent me this recipe 25 years ago. I usually bake these tiny tarts for the holidays...but they are a hit any time of year," says Maggie Evans from Northville, Michigan. "They are easy to make, fudgy and moist-and everyone loves them."

Apple Crisp with a Twist

Apple Crisp with a Twist

Apple Crisp with a Twist

Nicely spiced apple crisp gets a delightful twist from Marilynn Ostrander of Lehigh Acres, Florida. She drops sweet dollops of apricot jam over the traditional crumb topping. Served warm, it pairs well with ice cream or frozen yogurt.
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Chocolate Pecan Kisses

Chocolate Pecan Kisses

Chocolate Pecan Kisses

A good friend gave me this recipe and I, in turn, have shared it with many others. It's a very easy recipe to make up makes a lot of cookies. They are sometimes called "forgotten" cookies, because you can make them at night and not take them out of the oven until the next morning.

Pecan Cinnamon Shortbread

Pecan Cinnamon Shortbread

Pecan Cinnamon Shortbread

The recipe for this melt-in-your-mouth cookie comes from Mitzi Sentiff from Annapolis, Maryland. “It yields just enough for the two of you and goes great with a cup of coffee,“ says Mitzi.

Giant Peanut Brittle Cookies

Giant Peanut Brittle Cookies

Giant Peanut Brittle Cookies

Topped with leftover peanut brittle bits, these giant cookies take star billing on holiday cookie trays—or all year long, guarantees Carolyn Horne from Tigard, Oregon. “Folks can’t get enough of them.”

Pear Blueberry Crisps

Pear Blueberry Crisps

Pear Blueberry Crisps

"I find it's challenging to make dessert for just the two of us-because we don't want lots of leftovers," shares Lee Bremson of Kansas City, Missouri. "But this dish works well. I usually serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top."

Chocolate Malted Bread Pudding

Chocolate Malted Bread Pudding

Chocolate Malted Bread Pudding

“Some leftover bread, an open can of chocolate syrup and a package of malted milk balls inspired this yummy recipe. Adding almonds gave the pudding a pleasing crunch,” writes Roxanne Chan from Albany, California.

Tempting Truffles

Tempting Truffles

Tempting Truffles

These melt-in-your mouth morsels are sure to woo your truelove...and anyone else who has a sweet tooth! Our Test Kitchen staff came up with the recipe for the silky smooth truffles.

Berry-Filled Phyllo Flowers

Berry-Filled Phyllo Flowers

Berry-Filled Phyllo Flowers

“This makes a beautiful Fourth of July finale,” recommends Marjorie Hennig of Green Valley, Arizona.

Pears with Cinnamon Sauce

Pears with Cinnamon Sauce

Pears with Cinnamon Sauce

Pears are at their peak this time of year and our Test Kitchen shows you how to make the most of their juicy goodness with this simply scrumptious, elegant dessert!
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