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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.

Butterfinger Delight

Butterfinger Delight

Butterfinger Delight

I got the recipe for this wonderful no-bake treat from my mother-in-law because it's my husband's favorite. I'm frequently asked to bring it to get-togethers where it's always a hit. —Linda Winter, Enid, Oklahoma

Chocolate Almond Fondue

Chocolate Almond Fondue

Chocolate Almond Fondue

Angela Hutton shares a melt-in-your-mouth dip for fresh fruit and cake. “Since fondue has become popular again, I’ve had fun searching out recipes that are fast and especially delicious,” she writes from Kapolei, Hawaii. “This one’s a favorite and always a hit at get-togethers.”

Easy Raspberry Sauce

Easy Raspberry Sauce

Easy Raspberry Sauce

Spoon this smooth sauce from our Test Kitchen over waffles or pancakes for a fabulous breakfast. Or try over ice cream or pound cake for a delightful dessert.
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Topped Cheesecake Squares

Topped Cheesecake Squares

Topped Cheesecake Squares

These tempting bites from our Test Kitchen are sure to steal top billing at any summer meal or social. Let family and friends choose from a warm drizzle of caramel and almonds, a dollop of fresh fruit and jam or a chocolate-dipped strawberry to top off their cheesecake. Each topping takes only three or four ingredients and mere minutes to microwave.

Strawberry Sorbet Sensation

Strawberry Sorbet Sensation

Strawberry Sorbet Sensation

On hot days in Colorado, we chill out with slices of this berries-and-cream dessert. The layered effect is so much fun. Use any flavor of sorbet you like. —Kendra Doss, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Thankful Turkey Table Favors

Thankful Turkey Table Favors

Thankful Turkey Table Favors

Theresa Bjorklund of Nicollet, Minnesota still recalls the fun daughters Astyn and Holly had putting together these cute gobbler table favors to welcome relatives at their holiday table. They take only five ingredients and minutes to make…and will keep the kids occupied while you're finishing up dinner preparations!

Light Strawberry Pie

Light Strawberry Pie

Light Strawberry Pie

Lou Wright’s luscious strawberry dessert is a pretty after-supper sweet. “People rave about this pie,” she says from Rockford, Illinois. And best of all, it’s a low-sugar sensation that you won’t feel one bit guilty to eat.

Curveball Cupcakes

Curveball Cupcakes

Curveball Cupcakes

After frosting the cupcakes white, I used a fork and red gel icing to "stitch the seams." Everyone tingled with excitement when they saw these all-star treats. —Cathy Runyon, Allendale, Michigan

Brownies a la Mode

Brownies a la Mode

Brownies a la Mode

My husband Merrill and I tasted a restaurant’s brownie dessert, and it was hard to beat. I topped it though with ice cream and homemade hot fudge. —Lise Thomson, Magrath, AB

Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Bars

Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Bars

Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Bars

Colorful dried cherries and pistachios star in this take on seven-layer bars. To switch it up even more, try cinnamon or chocolate graham cracker crumbs instead of plain and substitute pecans or walnuts for the pistachios. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Eyeball Cookies

Eyeball Cookies

Eyeball Cookies

All eyes will definitely be on these adorable cookies when they're set on any buffet table. I created them for my son's kindergarten class for Halloween. —Sherry Lee, Columbus, Ohio
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