Quick & Easy Dessert Recipes
You'll find our favorite bar and cookie recipes, scone recipes, or for those days when you need a treat—like, now, easy cupcake recipes, quick chocolate pudding recipes, to-die-for super fast brownie recipes, and no-bake dessert recipes.
Skillet Chocolate Chip CookieOne pan and two steps are all that's needed to make this incredible treat. Everyday Food editor Sarah Carey demonstrates shares the recipe for this outrageous dessert.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Royal IcingThe consistency may be thinned by adding a little water if necessary. Thicker icing may be used to outline cookies, and thinner icing may be used to "flood" or fill inside the outline. For the Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies, two to three drops of gel food coloring can be added after the mixture is smooth.
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Quick Desserts to Whip Up in Less than 30 MinutesSometimes you want to spend hours making an uber-impressive dessert ... and sometimes you just need a cookie, like, yesterday.
No celebration is complete without a sweet treat to top it off. When the heat rises outside, stay cool in the kitchen with our selection of no-bake desserts. These recipes are a snap to make, easy to enjoy, and completely oven-free!
Quick Fruit Dessert Recipes
Prepare quick fruit desserts from Martha Stewart. Favorite recipes include broiled pineapple with ice cream, baked apples, grilled peaches, and more.
Quick Cookie Recipes
Fill the cookie barrel with quick recipes from Martha Stewart. Bake a batch of your favorites, from chocolate chip to peanut butter, sugar, oatmeal, and more.
15-Minutes-or-Less Dessert RecipesIt is possible to prepare a homemade dessert in 15 minutes or less -- and here are 15 simple sweets to prove it.
Quick ''Mad Hungry'' Dessert Recipes
Whip up a simple down-home dessert from "Mad Hungry" for a sweet treat or an effortless final course to a meal when you don't have a lot of time. With recipes for simple rustic cakes and no-cook snacks, you'll have plenty of delicious ideas to share with your family.
Super-Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes So You Can Show Off Without StressWhen the hectic holiday season rolls around, it’s easy to think of baking as just another chore on the to-do list. But when you add these super-easy Christmas cookie recipes to your arsenal, you can save time in the kitchen -- and even have fun!
No-Churn Coconut Ice CreamMaking your own ice cream is easier than you might think, Sarah Carey makes an incredibly rich and creamy No Churn Coconut Ice Cream, with only five ingredients, it may become your next favorite summer treat.
24 Easy Cake RecipesEasy cake recipes for casual desserts, brunches, and mid-morning or afternoon breaks -- times when you want something sweet but unfussy. Our collection includes chocolate pound cake, lemon Bundt cake, spiced carrot cake, cinnamon coffee cake, buttery apple cake, and more.
Easy Frozen Dessert Recipes
Indulge in a frozen treat after lunch with one of these easy recipes. Choose from quick fruit sorbets, granitas, and ice pops; gooey hot fudge sundaes; and lots more.
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Swiss Meringue Buttercream with VariationsThis ultra-smooth buttercream is our go-to frosting, especially for piped designs.Recipe
Light Vanilla-Bean PuddingUsing a vanilla bean (look for a moist and plump one) instead of extract bolsters the flavor of this pudding; fewer eggs and low-fat milk instead of traditional whole milk make this dessert a smarter choice.Recipe
Banana, Berry, and Buttermilk PopsiclesA healthy and chilly way to satisfy your snack cravings, these berry Popsicles are only 75 calories each.Recipe
Tropical Fruit ParfaitTake the typical parfait on a trip to the tropics with the addition of fruits like kiwis, mangoes, and pineapples.Recipe
Muscat Poached PearsWe layered our poached pears with cake, custard, and almonds.Recipe
Pastry Cream for Chestnut Chocolate Layer CakeRecipe
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Espresso Creme AnglaiseServe this coffee-infused creme anglaise with our Mocha Steamed Puddings.Recipe
Easy LinzertorteRaspberry jam is traditional for a linzertorte, but any seedless jam works well.Recipe
Chewy Nut ToffeesToffees should be individually wrapped in cellophane or waxed paper to maintain their shape. This recipe is easily doubled if you want to make extra gifts. For plain toffees, omit the nuts.Recipe
Atlantic Beach TartA saltine cracker-crust and lemon-condensed milk filling strike the perfect balance between salty and sweet. Martha made this recipe on episode 613 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Lemon Poppyseed GlazeShortbread is rarely iced, but the holidays are reason enough to dress them up with glaze. Use this glaze with our Lemon Poppyseed Glazed Balls.Recipe
Chocolate Glaze for Shortbread FingersUse this chocolate glaze with our Chocolate-Glazed Fingers. Chocolate glaze is also delicious poured over a big bowl of ice cream.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
On-the-Go BrowniesThis decadent, chocolatey dessert transports exceptionally well.Recipe
Chocolate Glaze for Gianduja RouladeThis glaze is the crowning touch on our Gianduja Roulade.Recipe
Candied Lemon Slices for Lemon-Thyme Tower CakeArrange these vibrant and fragrant slices of candied lemon on our Lemon-Thyme Tower Cake for an eye-catching garnish.