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Quick Desserts

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Sweetened Whipped Cream

Sweetened Whipped Cream

Sweetened Whipped Cream

Sometimes a dollop of sweetened whipped cream is all you need to top your favorite cake or other dessert. To make ahead, slightly underwhip the cream, then cover and refrigerate for several hours. Beat briefly just before using.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

This smooth, versatile frosting has a delicate vanilla flavor. The woman who made the wedding cake for our daughter, Leanne, and her groom, Billy Waters, used this recipe. It's also excellent on carrot cake.

Chocolate Pizza Heart

Chocolate Pizza Heart

Chocolate Pizza Heart

I found this recipe in an old cookbook and changed a few ingredients to suit my family's taste. They really enjoy this candy. You'll love how fast, fun and simple it is! Get the kids to help you spread the toppings. —Becky Thesman, Enid, Oklahoma
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Ice Cream Sandwich Desserts

Ice Cream Sandwich Desserts

Ice Cream Sandwich Desserts

No one will believe this awesome dessert is just dressed-up ice cream sandwiches. "For my son's birthday party, I decorated it with race cars and checkered flags because he's a big racing fan," recalls Jody Koerber of Caledonia, Wisconsin. "It was a huge success!"

Rich Chocolate Frosting

Rich Chocolate Frosting

Rich Chocolate Frosting

My husband, Doug, loved his chocolate groom's cake that was topped with this smooth, creamy frosting and accented with chocolate-covered strawberries. Some were made to look like tuxedos.

Frozen Mocha Marbled Loaf

Frozen Mocha Marbled Loaf

Frozen Mocha Marbled Loaf

This showstopping marbled dessert seems fancy, but it's really simple to prepare ahead of time and pop in the freezer. Frosty slices have a creamy blend of chocolate and coffee that's delightful anytime of year. —Cheryl Martinetto, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

No-Cook Coconut Pie

No-Cook Coconut Pie

No-Cook Coconut Pie

This creamy No-Cook Coconut Pie proves that a quick meal doesn't have to go without dessert. —Jeanette Fuehring, Concordia, Missouri

Peanut Butter Pie with Cream Cheese

Peanut Butter Pie with Cream Cheese

Peanut Butter Pie with Cream Cheese

Smooth and creamy, this yummy dessert is popular with our family. It's so quick and easy to prepare, and the recipe makes two pies...one for now and one to refrigerate or freeze for later. -Denise Bitner Reedsville, Pennsylvania

Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

If you've had your fill of pumpkin pie, this cool and creamy mousse is just right for you. Its light and fluffy texture won't make you feel "stuffed" after your favorite turkey dinner.

Red, White and Blue Berry Pie

Red, White and Blue Berry Pie

Red, White and Blue Berry Pie

TBright blueberries and raspberries sandwich a cream cheese layer in this festive pie. I can’t imagine a Fourth of July party without it. A 3 ounce box of gelatin should be enough with a little leftover. —Cindy Zarnstorff, Anchorage, Alaska

Tart Orange Gelatin Salad

Tart Orange Gelatin Salad

Tart Orange Gelatin Salad

Here's a fun and fruity salad that's sure to disappear at picnics and family gatherings. The creamy pudding topping nicely balances the tart orange gelatin layer. Mary Martzke of Shawano, Wisconsin shared the recipe.
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