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Simple Desserts

Find simple desserts from our Simple and Delicious Magazine. Get easy to make, simple desserts featured in our publication.

Blueberry Cream Dessert

Blueberry Cream Dessert

Blueberry Cream Dessert

From Bay City, Texas, Mildred Sherrer sends this layered treat. A no-fuss crust spread with sweetened cream cheese is baked, then topped with convenient pie filling and whipped topping.

Blueberry Sherbet

Blueberry Sherbet

Blueberry Sherbet

"I like to garnish this refreshing dessert with whipped cream," recommends Judith Rush of Newport, Rhode Island. "It can also be made with raspberries or strawberries," she adds.

Lime Sherbet

Lime Sherbet

Lime Sherbet

Priced at a cool 20¢ a bowl, this frozen treat is just as refreshing when it's made with orange or raspberry gelatin. "My family especially enjoys it in the summer," relates Julie Bendenstein of Arcola, Indiana.
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Microwave Cake Mix

Microwave Cake Mix

Microwave Cake Mix

Sandy Shineldecker relies on her microwave to bake this from-scratch cake in less than 15 min. "I'm always looking for recipes that save minutes and money," says the Hart, Michigan reader. "This tasty chocolate cake mix does just that."

Walnut Carrot Cake

Walnut Carrot Cake

Walnut Carrot Cake

"I hope you enjoy this quicker version of carrot cake," comments Ardyce Piehl from her home in Poynette, Wisconsin. To streamline it further, buy shredded carrots from the produce section and use prepared cream cheese frosting instead of homemade.

Creamy Chocolate Mousse

Creamy Chocolate Mousse

Creamy Chocolate Mousse

Joan Schroeder from Pinedale, Wyoming sent the recipe for this fluffy dessert that's sure to satisfy chocolate cravings. "I like to garnish servings of the mousse with strawberries," she suggests.

Orange Pops

Orange Pops

Orange Pops

Five ingredients are all you'll need for these fruity frozen pops. When my sister and I were raising our families, we looked for economical recipes. Our kids loved making and eating these refreshing treats.—JoAnn Skarivoda, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Mint Cake

Mint Cake

Mint Cake

"My sister and I like to bake this 'cool' mint cake when we were learning to cook...and I still enjoy making it today," reports Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart

Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart

Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart

Convenient refrigerated cookie dough is a delightful crust for a creamy peanut butter filling in this yummy dessert from Peg Gerhard. "It's so simple to prepare, and everyone loves it," says the Latrobe, Pennsylvania cook.

Creamy Strawberry Dessert

Creamy Strawberry Dessert

Creamy Strawberry Dessert

Rhonda Butterbaugh shares the recipe for a fruity gelatin dessert that's a summertime staple at her home in Weatherford, Oklahoma. "I usually prepare it the day before I need it," she writes. "It disappears really fast."

Macadamia Cocoa Cookies

Macadamia Cocoa Cookies

Macadamia Cocoa Cookies

"My mother made these soft and chewy chocolate cookies often," remembers Frances Gassen, a reader from Rotonda West, Florida. "They're quick and easy to assemble, and we gobble them up quickly, too!"
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