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Mother's Day Dessert Recipes

Need sweet ideas for Mother's Day? Treat her to one of these delicious recipes for cakes, parfaits, cheesecakes, cookies, cupcakes and more.

Quick Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Quick Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Quick Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

A neighbor gave me this microwave cheesecake recipe several years ago and jokingly said it serves one. We make it for a snack sometimes, but it’s yummy enough for potlucks.” —Susan Visser, Champaign, Illinois

Berry-Topped White Cupcakes

Berry-Topped White Cupcakes

Berry-Topped White Cupcakes

Guests just love these yummy white cupcakes that are topped with a cream cheese frosting. The strawberry-blueberry garnish makes them the perfect treat for a patriotic-themed party on Memorial Day or Fourth of July. —Judy Kenninger, Brownsburg, Indiana

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Chocolate, toffee and espresso make a mouthwatering concoction in this recipe from Brenda Melancon of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The yummy sweets are perfect for any party or gathering. Make plenty, they'll go fast!
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Chip Lover's Cupcakes

Chip Lover's Cupcakes

Chip Lover's Cupcakes

Making chocolate chip cookies is a challenge with three teenagers who are always grabbing the dough to "sample." Their love of cookie dough inspired the recipe for these cupcakes that adults will enjoy, too. —Donna Scully, Middletown, Delaware

Texas Chocolate Cupcakes

Texas Chocolate Cupcakes

Texas Chocolate Cupcakes

My husband remembers his mother making "little black cupcakes with caramel icing." I never thought about putting caramel icing on chocolate cupcakes, but boy, was I wrong. His mother passed down this recipe to me. It's to die for! —Cathy Bodkins, Dayton, Virginia

Raspberry Peach Cupcakes

Raspberry Peach Cupcakes

Raspberry Peach Cupcakes

These easy cupcakes, which start with a cake mix, have an appealing combination of fresh fruit and white chocolate. The luscious lemon buttercream frosting adds a citrus tang to the sweet treats. My family loves them! —Arlene Kay Butler, Ogden, Utah

Lime 'n' Spice Peach Cobbler

Lime 'n' Spice Peach Cobbler

Lime 'n' Spice Peach Cobbler

"This was my grandmother's favorite recipe to make when the peaches were in great abundance. Now I bake it very often for my family and friends." -Mary Ann Dell of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Coconut Creme Chocolates

Coconut Creme Chocolates

Coconut Creme Chocolates

I've been married 49 years and have three children and lots of grandchildren. I've cooked a lot of meals! I make these treats special for my grandchildren. —Dolores Wilder, Texas City, Texas

Frozen Macaroon Dessert

Frozen Macaroon Dessert

Frozen Macaroon Dessert

Put summer on freeze and enjoy a slice of sweet bliss. With all the flavors of paradise, this pie whisks you away to a tropical staycation. —Mavis Gannello, Oak Park, Illinois

Double Berry Lemon Dessert

Double Berry Lemon Dessert

Double Berry Lemon Dessert

“When a neighbor of mine gave me a bowl of blackberries, I developed this recipe,” says Glenwood, Iowa cook Vicki Melies. “My mother is diabetic and loves this dessert.”

Rhubarb Berry Cheesecake Pie

Rhubarb Berry Cheesecake Pie

Rhubarb Berry Cheesecake Pie

My grandparents grew a ton of stuff in their garden, including rhubarb and strawberries. We typically baked it into pies and cobblers, but then Mom found this recipe and it became a fresh, new favorite. —LeeAnn McCue, Charlotte, North Carolina
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