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Desserts for Two

Looking for desserts for two? Find dessert for two recipes including romantic desserts for two, chocolate desserts for two, and more desserts for two recipes from the cooking for two magazine.

Mini Orange Gelatin Molds

Mini Orange Gelatin Molds

Mini Orange Gelatin Molds

Our Test Kitchen staff created these pretty layered gelatin molds using half a package of gelatin. You can use the other half to make plain gelatin (with half the water) or save to use up in another downsized dessert.

No-Fuss Peach Melba Dessert

No-Fuss Peach Melba Dessert

No-Fuss Peach Melba Dessert

I like to put together this no-fuss dessert while the after-dinner coffee is perking.—Kathryn Awe, International Falls, Minnesota

Valentine Cakes

Valentine Cakes

Valentine Cakes

These individual chocolate layer cakes are a sweet way to say "I love you" even when it's not Valentine's Day. Field editor Dixie Terry from Goreville, Illinois shared this recipe.
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Peanut Butter Fudge Cups

Peanut Butter Fudge Cups

Peanut Butter Fudge Cups

“My husband often travels during the week, and this fast-to-fix microwave fudge is perfect for just my 2-year-old and me,” writes Lori Brown from Manhattan, Illinois.

Lemon Pudding Cake Cups

Lemon Pudding Cake Cups

Lemon Pudding Cake Cups

A teenage reader shares this lemony treat for two. "I'm 14 and I love to cook," says Katie Anderson from Spokane, Washington. "This is one of my favorite desserts...it's so easy to make!"

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."

Cherry Delight Dessert

Cherry Delight Dessert

Cherry Delight Dessert

This smooth and creamy cheesecake-like treat is light, sweet and pretty, too. Convenience products make it quick and easy to prepare. “My husband also likes this dessert when I substitute blueberry pie filling,” notes Lanae Powell of McPherson, Kansas.

Cinnamon Apple Wraps

Cinnamon Apple Wraps

Cinnamon Apple Wraps

“I love to bake, so I cut this apple dessert down to serve just us with delectable results,” writes Linda Nealley of Newburgh, Maine.

Orange Cranberry Bars

Orange Cranberry Bars

Orange Cranberry Bars

“My sister, who's a great cook, passed this recipe on to me,” notes Nell Wheeler from Warrenton, Virginia. “These buttery bars are studded with cranberries, pecans and coconut. They're pretty enough for Christmas, but I make them all year.”

Fudgy Pecan Tartlets

Fudgy Pecan Tartlets

Fudgy Pecan Tartlets

"A friend sent me this recipe 25 years ago. I usually bake these tiny tarts for the holidays...but they are a hit any time of year," says Maggie Evans from Northville, Michigan. "They are easy to make, fudgy and moist-and everyone loves them."

Cookie Baked Alaska

Cookie Baked Alaska

Cookie Baked Alaska

"When I tasted this pretty dessert at a luncheon, I had to have the recipe," shares Maria Hull, Bartlett, Illinois. For variety, she suggests experimenting with different flavors of cookies or ice cream.
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