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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.

Chocolate Waffle Cookies

Chocolate Waffle Cookies

Chocolate Waffle Cookies

I'VE HAD this recipe for years. It's economical to make, yet results in a delicious cookie. At Christmastime, I invite my grandchildren to join me - it makes a simple baking experience for them. They especially like sprinkling the powdered sugar on top...and the taste-testing afterward! -Pat Oviatt, Zimmerman, Minnesota

Banana Rice Pudding

Banana Rice Pudding

Banana Rice Pudding

THIS is an old recipe my mother used. With seven children in the house, she made larger quantities, but I adjusted the ingredients to be just right for the two of us. Its "snowy" look makes this a perfect dessert for the winter months. -Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta

Little Dixie Pound Cake

Little Dixie Pound Cake

Little Dixie Pound Cake

When my great-grandson and I eat dinner together, we're always happy to share this delightful dessert.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
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Coffee Lover's Dessert

Coffee Lover's Dessert

Coffee Lover's Dessert

THIS recipe caught my mother's eye back in 1925. It appeared in the local newspaper published in Jamaica, New York. Dad bought a paper every day so he could read while commuting on the El train. It quickly became my brothers' and my favorite dessert. -Louise Stuhr, Chatham, New Jersey

Banana Whip

Banana Whip

Banana Whip

For chocolate lovers, substitute chocolate cookie crumbs for the graham cracker crumbs and sprinkle with mini chocolate chips instead of chopped walnuts.—Marie Crumpacher, Creswell, Oregon

Homemade Chocolate Shortbread

Homemade Chocolate Shortbread

Homemade Chocolate Shortbread

THIS RECIPE has been in my files for a long time...probably from when I first learned to bake. Any chocolate lover will like these melt-in-your-mouth cookies. I make them year-round with variations. They're even richer with a thin coat of icing or as a sandwich cookie with frosting in the middle. -Sarah Bueckert, Austin, Manitoba

Lime Delight

Lime Delight

Lime Delight

CREATED by my husband's cousin, this salad appeared in her church's recipe book. Since it's quick and easy to prepare, I make it often for my husband and me now that we're "empty nesters". It's light and attractive. -Nancy Vavrinek, Adrian, Michigan

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

Double Peanut Butter Cookies

Double Peanut Butter Cookies

Double Peanut Butter Cookies

THE EXTRA TASTE of peanut butter in the middle of the cookie is a delicious surprise the first time you bite into one. It's a nice, soft cookie and fun to make with little helpers. Kids love to put that extra dab of peanut butter in the middle and snitch some at the same time. -Jeannette Mack, Rushville, New York

Microwave Fruit Crisp

Microwave Fruit Crisp

Microwave Fruit Crisp

This simple dessert has lots of fruit and a golden oat topping. I typically use apples, but pears also work nicely.—Luella Bogner, Attica, Ohio

Dinette Cake

Dinette Cake

Dinette Cake

IT ONLY TAKES MINUTES to get this cake into the oven. It's one of my favorite desserts. I love serving this treat to guests, and it's also one of my grandchildren frequently request I make for them. -Margaret Sanders, Indianapolis, Indiana
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