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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.

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Coconut Clouds

Coconut Clouds

Coconut Clouds

Coconut lovers will have extra reason to celebrate when they taste these cake-like drop cookies. The generous frosting and coconut topping make them a hit at holiday cookie swaps. —Donna Scofield, Yakima, Washington

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.

Cinnamon Peach Cobbler

Cinnamon Peach Cobbler

Cinnamon Peach Cobbler

Prepared biscuit mix makes this comforting cobbler a quick favorite. "My husband loves the warm peaches, cinnamony sauce and golden crumb topping," mentions Victoria Lowe from Lititz, Pennsylvania.
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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

Sweetheart Trifle

Sweetheart Trifle

Sweetheart Trifle

"If you're a peanut butter and chocolate lover, this fantastic trifle is for you," assures Lorie Cooper of Chatham, Ontario. "It's a hit every time I serve it. I always have requests for the recipe."

Apple Dumpling Bake

Apple Dumpling Bake

Apple Dumpling Bake

"I received this recipe from a friend of mine, then tweaked it to suit my family's tastes," says Chris Shields of Monrovia, Indiana. Mountain Dew is the "secret" ingredient in this rich apple dessert that's a snap to make.

Banana Bread Snack Cakes

Banana Bread Snack Cakes

Banana Bread Snack Cakes

This cake doesn't need any frosting—just a dusting of powdered sugar. Guests are always amazed that I made this treat from scratch.—Denise Loewenthal, Hinckley, Ohio

Candy Corn Cookies

Candy Corn Cookies

Candy Corn Cookies

Get a head start on these buttery cookies by shaping and chilling the homemade dough ahead of time. When you're ready, just slice and bake the tricolor treats.

Eclair Torte

Eclair Torte

Eclair Torte

The pastry part of this torte bakes into one big crust, which eliminate filling individual eclairs. The homemade pudding is replaced with a rich vanilla layer that's a snap to blend together using convenient instant pudding and cream cheese.—Kathy Shepard, Shepherd, Michigan

Gran's Apple Cake

Gran's Apple Cake

Gran's Apple Cake

My grandmother occasionally brought over this wonderful cake warm from the oven. The spicy apple flavor combined with the sweet cream cheese frosting made this dessert a treasured recipe. Even though I've lightened it up, it's still a family favorite. —Lauris Conrad, Turlock, California

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!"
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