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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.

Apple Turnover

Apple Turnover

Apple Turnover

For an old-fashioned apple pastry without all the leftovers, try this recipes. My mother made this all the years she lived alone. Now I make it for myself or my husband as a sweet treat.—Phyllis Fahey, Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Chocolate Bread Pudding

This is a fun recipe because the chocolate makes in different from traditional bread pudding. It's a rich, comforting dessert.—Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas

Lime Cream Dessert

Lime Cream Dessert

Lime Cream Dessert

A friend shared this recipe with me many years ago. I love the tart and sweet combination. It's so cool and refreshing on summer days.—Peggy Burdick, Burlington, Michigan
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Mini Apple Crisp

Mini Apple Crisp

Mini Apple Crisp

"With my family's hectic schedule, I cook for one quite frequently," relates field editor Sherry Krenz from Woodworth, North Dakota (at left). "My Mini Apple Crisp is so simple to make. I works equally well as a nice single-serving dessert for me or as an afternoon snack when our oldest son gets home from school."

Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt Parfait

Dottye Wolf of Rolla, Missouri is on a restricted diet, although her husband is not. "I often make two different single-serving recipes," Dottye reports. "Yogurt Parfait is a delicious breakfast or luncheon treat, especially with wafers on the side."

Baked Custard for Two

Baked Custard for Two

Baked Custard for Two

Alpha Wilson, a field editor from Rosewell, New Mexico, shares a sweet treat she and husband Thomas (pictured at far right) enjoy frequently—Baked Custard for Two.

Individual Apple Crisp

Individual Apple Crisp

Individual Apple Crisp

This single-serving dessert that doesn't leave leftovers is a fitting finale to all meals.—Lethea Weber, Newport, Arkansas

Baked Peaches

Baked Peaches

Baked Peaches

For a dressed-up dessert without the fuss, try these baked peaches. This easy recipe makes a special treat that's different and delicious.—Mildred Stubbs, Rockingham, North Carolina

Easy Trifle For Two

Easy Trifle For Two

Easy Trifle For Two

SINCE there are just the two of us in the household now, I need to "keep it small" in my cooking. This dessert helps me do just that. Using the vanilla wafers was my idea...they work perfectly in smaller portions. —Betty Kibbe Albuquerque, New Mexico

Chocolate Pudding Mix

Chocolate Pudding Mix

Chocolate Pudding Mix

By keeping a batch of this mix on hand, I can easily make pudding just for myself. Plus, it's relatively low in fat. Everyone who tries this creamy concoction prefers it to any pre-made package pudding.—Lois Miller, New Paris, Indiana

Coconut Parfaits

Coconut Parfaits

Coconut Parfaits

EVERY TIME I serve this simple but elegant dessert to guests, I have to give them the recipe, too. I found this dessert recipe in the early '50s and since then, it has earned a place in my tried-and-true file. I had to make adjustments to prepare it for two people, but it can be easily increased to serve any number. -Merval Harvey, Glennie, Michigan
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