Easy Dessert Recipes To Curb Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

easy dessert recipes

Who doesn’t love a sweet bowl of dessert every now and then? We all do. Right? If you are looking for some easy dessert recipes for kids and the family, you are at the right place. 

These simple and quick to make dessert recipes will be the right treat to fulfill your sweet tooth cravings.

Don’t wait anymore! Check out some of the best delicious dessert recipes to try at home.

“Fried” Ice Cream

This is a super easy dessert to make. Frying an ice cream may seem unfeasible. Get ready to enjoy ice cream covered in a crunchy buttery and toasted corn flakes. 

INGREDIENTS

1 pint ice cream

Whipped cream, for garnish

1 1/4 c. corn cereal, crushed

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

2 tsp. granulated sugar

Sprinkles, for garnish

4 maraschino cherries, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  • Take a small sheet tray and line it with parchment paper. Keep it in the freezer. Scoop ice cream into 4 equal-sized balls and keep them on the tray. Keep it in the freezer for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, you have to make a cereal mixture.
  • Take a medium skillet over medium flame and met butter. Add cinnamon and corn cereal. Cook for 5-7 minutes while stirring occasionally. Keep doing this until cereal turns golden. Remove the skillet from heat and stir in some sugar. Transfer to a shallow bowl and keep it aside to cool.
  • Take out the ice cream from the freeze and roll in the corn cereal mixture. Top it with whipped cream, sprinkles, and then cherry. Erve it right away!

Samoa Dessert Lasagna

This is another one of our easy dessert recipes perfect for kids. Who says you need to wait for the Girl Scout Cookie season to have your favorite cookies. Recreate your favorite cookie with the quick Samoa dessert lasagna recipes.

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE CRUST

1 1/2 c. crushed Nilla wafers

1/2 c. toasted shredded coconut

6 tbsp. melted butter

FOR THE CARAMEL LAYER:

1 (10.4-oz.) jar caramel

FOR THE CHOCOLATE LAYER

2 (3.9-oz.) boxes instant chocolate pudding

2 c. cold milk

FOR THE CREAM CHEESE LAYER

2 c. heavy cream 

1 (8-oz.) block cream cheese, softened

1/2 c. powdered sugar

FOR TOPPING

1 c. toasted, sweetened coconut flakes

1/2 c. chocolate chips, melted

Caramel, warmed, for drizzling

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Take a medium bowl to combine coconut, crushed Nillas, and melted butter. Press the mixture onto the bottom of the baking dish and bake for 10-12 minutes until it turns golden. Keep it aside to cool. 
  • Pour caramel over baked crust and spread it in an even layer. Take another medium bowl and combine milk with pudding mix. Whisk until the mixture turns thick.  Pour it over the caramel and smoothen it into an even layer. 
  • Take a large bowl to beat heavy cream until it forms stuff peaks. In a medium bowl, beat powdered sugar with cream cheese till there are no lumps left. Now fold in whipped cream. Spoon out the mixture over pudding and smoothen it into an even layer.
  • Refrigerate the lasagna for at least 2 hours. When it’s ready, top it with some caramel, melted chocolate, and toasted coconut,

Chocolate Pudding

Homemade chocolate pudding was a thing a few years back. Chocolate puddings are easy and simple dessert recipes. Making pudding from scratch is so easy and satisfying at the same time. It is time to indulge in the goodness of chocolate. 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 c. granulated sugar

1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tbsp. cornstarch

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

2 1/2 c. milk

3 large egg yolks

3 oz. chopped bittersweet chocolate

2 tbsp. butter

one tsp. pure vanilla extract

Whipped cream, for serving

Chocolate shavings, for serving

DIRECTIONS

  • Take a medium saucepan to combine cocoa powder, cornstarch, sugar, and salt. Pour in some milk slowly and keep whisking meanwhile. Keep the saucepan over medium heat and boil for 6 minutes; meanwhile, keep whisking.
  • Take a heatproof bowl to beat egg yolks until it becomes light and frothy. Pour in ½ cup hot cocoa mixture slowly and whisk to combine. Pour back the egg mixture into a saucepan and keep whisking continuously. 
  • Keep the pan over medium heat, constantly whisking until the mixture thickens for about 3 minutes.
  • Take it off the heat and whisk butter, chocolate, and vanilla until a smooth mixture is formed. If the mixture turns lumpy, strain it through a mesh strainer.
  • Pour the mixture into a large bowl and cover with plastic wrap just above the pudding surface. Refrigerate it for 2 hours until chilled.
  • Take it out and spoon out the pudding into a separate bowl and top it with chocolate shavings and whipped cream.

Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

This is among the yummiest and easiest desserts to make in our list of easy dessert recipes. After trying this cookie dough ice cream sandwich, you will forget about other ice cream sandwiches.

INGREDIENTS

1 c. (2 sticks) melted butter

1 c. packed brown sugar

3/4 c. sugar

1/4 c. milk (preferably whole or 2%)

one tsp. pure vanilla extract

2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour*

1 tsp. kosher salt

1 1/2 c. mini chocolate chips

3 qt. vanilla ice cream softened

DIRECTIONS

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, with extra hanging on the sides. Take a large bowl and stir in sugar, melted butter, milk, and vanilla to combine properly. Stir in salt and flour, now fold in some chocolate chips.
  • Press the cookie dough on the baking sheet and smoothen it out. Top it with another layer of parchment paper and put it in the freezer for at least 1 hour.
  • Remove the cookie dough from the pan and transfer it onto a cutting board. Slice it in the center. Scoop out ice cream on one half of the cookie dough. Now place the other half of the cookie dough on top. Transfer it back to the sheet and keep it in the freezer for 4 hours and keep it overnight.
  • When serving, slice into sandwiches and serve instantly.

Neapolitan Bundt Cake

This tri-colored delicious dessert is made with white cake mix and 3 different flavors. You will fall in love with the quick to make dessert recipes. This is one of those easy dessert recipes that are perfect for kids. Each slice of this scrumptious bundt cake tastes like Neapolitan ice cream.

INGREDIENTS

Cooking spray

1 box white cake mix

1 c. water

1/3 c. (5 tbsp.) melted butter

3 egg whites

2 tbsp. strawberry syrup

one tsp. pure vanilla extract

1/4 c. chocolate syrup

FOR THE GANACHE

3/4 c. heavy cream

1 1/2 c. chocolate chips

 

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 35 degrees meanwhile greases a bundt pan with cooking spray. Take a large bowl to beat cake mix, butter, water, and eggs using a hand mixer. Pour the mixture into the bundt pan. 
  • Divide the mixture into half. In one half add food color and strawberry extract and then pour over white batter in the pan.
  • In the remaining half stir in chocolate sauce and vanilla and pour it over the strawberry batter.
  •  Bake the batter for at least 40 minutes until the cake passes the toothpick test. When done, keep the pan aside and let it cool for about 15 minutes. Transfer it onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, you have to make Ganache. Take a small saucepan over medium heat and bring the cream to a boil. Turn off the flame and pour the cream over chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl. Keep them aside for 2 minutes and whisk until smooth mixture forms.
  • When serving, pour ganache over bundt cake.

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Slutty Cheesecake Bars

This one is sure to become your favorite desserts. You won’t be able to keep your hands away.

INGREDIENTS

1 (16.5-oz.) log refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough (such as Pillsbury)

20 Oreo cookies, plus more for topping

2 (8-oz.) blocks cream cheese, softened

1/2 c. granulated sugar

2 large eggs

1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Pinch of kosher salt

Warm caramel, for drizzling

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Like a baking sheet with parchment paper hanging on the sides. Take the cookie dough and press it evenly at the bottom of the baking sheet.
  • To the cookie dough with a layer of broken Oreos and keep the tray aside. 
  • Make cheesecake layer- take a medium bowl using a stand mixer or handheld mixer that comes with the paddle attachment. Beat the cream cheese until it becomes smooth. Beat in eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla until everything is combined fully. 
  • Pour the mixture over the oreo layer and smoothen the top. Top it again with Oreos and bake for 30-35 minutes until the center is slightly jiggly.
  • Refrigerate the tray for at least 3 hours until completely chilled. You can even keep it overnight.
  • Transfer the cheesecake bar from the baking dish and slice it.
  •  Drizzle with warm caramel when serving.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Roll

Rolling a cake into a roll sounds quite intimidating. By following some simple steps, you can make perfect swirls of cream cheese and cake that will get oohs and ahhs from your family. 

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE CAKE

Cooking spray

1 c. granulated sugar

3/4 c. all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice

3 large eggs

2/3 c. pumpkin puree

Powdered sugar, for rolling

FOR FILLING

12 oz. cream cheese softened

1 tbsp. melted butter

one tsp. pure vanilla extract

1 1/4 c. powdered sugar

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the Oven to 350 degrees. Line a jelly roll pan, using parchment paper and grease with cooking spray. Take a large bowl to combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, eggs, pumpkin spice, and pumpkin puree. Spread the mixture onto the lined pan and bake for about 15 minutes until it passes the toothpick test. 
  • Now lay a kitchen towel on the counter and dust with some powdered sugar. When your cake is completely baked, flip it onto the kitchen towel and gently peel off the parchment paper.
  • Start with the short end to roll the cake into a log. Let it cool down completely. Meanwhile, make the filling for your roll.
  • Take a large bowl and combine melted butter, cream cheese, salt, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Use a hand mixer to whisk everything until a smooth mixture forms.
  • Once the cake cools down completely, unroll it gently and spread cream cheese filling on the inside layer. Rollback the cake and dust more powdered sugar.
  • When service slice into small pieces.

Chess Pie

Chess pie is basically a custard pie made with sugar, eggs, and butter. This is one of the easy desserts to make at home. Serve along with some fresh fruit pieces to make it extra special.

INGREDIENTS

1 pie crust 

4 large eggs

1 1/2 c. granulated sugar

1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, melted and cooled slightly

1/4 c. milk

1 tbsp. white vinegar

2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

1/4 c. cornmeal

1 tbsp. all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Take out the pie crust and keep on a round pie dish. You can crimp or trim the edges and poke the bottom of the crust with a form. Keep it in the freezer for about 15 minutes to chill.
  • Keep parchment paper on the inside of the pie crust and fill kt with dried beans and pie weights. Bake it for 15 minutes until it turns golden. Remove the parchment paper and pie weights. Bake the pie again for 10 minutes. When done, keep it aside to cool.
  • Make pie filling: Reduce the oven temperature to 325 degrees. Take a large bowl to whisk sugar and eggs. Add milk, melted butter, vanilla, and vinegar, keep whisking until everything combines properly. Now add flour, cornmeal, and salt to whisk again.
  • Pour the filling onto the pie crust and bake it for 50 minutes to set the middle part. When done, keep it aside to let it cool down at room temperature for about 4 hours. When it cools completely, keep it in the refrigerator until it’s ready.
  • Dust with some powdered sugar on top when serving the pie.

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