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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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This special treat combines the classic flavors of orange and vanilla and the refreshing qualities of ice cream. Not only does it taste delicious, but it can also be made days in advance so it's ready whenever you and yours need a sweet and icy treat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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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."

Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Fresh Strawberry Sauce

THIS SAUCE was first served to me by my mother, who was a wonderful cook. During these months when strawberries are so plentiful, I like to keep this sauce on hand so I can improvise a delightful dessert for just the two of us. It's delicious over ice cream or angel food cake. -Joyce Courtney, West Chester, Ohio

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

I love a good strawberry shortcake, but this recipe is my favorite by far. The citrus zest in the dough adds a refreshing zip to the sweet dessert. —Nancy Hooper, Glen Burnie, Maryland
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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.

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.

Layered Rhubarb Crisp

Layered Rhubarb Crisp

Layered Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb and layers of spiced, crumb topping make this delightful dessert perfect for spring. “Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream,” advises Rosie Spieth of Albion, Indiana.

Tiger Peanut Butter Candy

Tiger Peanut Butter Candy

Tiger Peanut Butter Candy

This effortless, three-ingredient candy will please any chocolate-and-peanut butter lover. “A good friend gave me this recipe, and I cut it in half to make just enough for me,” shares Roberta Taylor of Sharpsville, Indiana.

Sweetheart Brownie Sundae

Sweetheart Brownie Sundae

Sweetheart Brownie Sundae

I MAKE this special treat for my family whenever there's a birthday or anniversary. Even without a special occasion, it caps any meal with a festive flair. I especially like to prepare the brownies in a heart shape for Valentine's Day and garnish them with berries. -Dottie Miller, Jonesborough, Tennessee

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These rich, fudgy cookies from Trisha Kruse in Eagle, Idaho are chewy and studded with tangy dried cherries. “It’s a good thing the recipe makes only a small batch,” she laughs, “because we eat them all in one night!”

Spiced Baked Apples

Spiced Baked Apples

Spiced Baked Apples

I LOVE harvesttime and being able to cook with all the fresh produce gathered from gardens and groves. Since there's so much of everything, I try to be creative by enhancing old recipes with slight variations. That's what happened with these baked apples. The spices and touch of orange make the flavor just perfect! —Lorraine Chausse Cornwall, Ontario

Peaches 'n' Cream

Peaches 'n' Cream

Peaches 'n' Cream

I love to cook for family and friends and this is my recipe that is most often requested. A surprisingly simple summer dessert, it is heavenly warm from the oven, with fresh peaches tender and tasty.
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