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Family Favorite Dessert Recipes

Dessert recipes are probably my favorite kind of recipes! I was born with a sweet tooth and as much as I’d love to love vegetables, the truth is that I just love desserts of every kind.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe {Outrageously Delicious + Secret Tips!}

Miranda and I have shared a number of our favorite recipes, including dessert recipes on the blog over the years. We hope your family will enjoy these delicious treats as much as our families have!

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Cake, Cupcakes, and Frostings

Cakes and cupcakes are the traditional desserts for birthdays, but our family likes to enjoy them all year long. Here are some of our favorite cake and cupcake recipes, plus a delicious frosting recipe too!


Cookies are so much fun to make. Of course, we make a lot of cookies at Christmas but we have fun making them all year long here as well. You’re going to love these delicious cookie recipes!

No-Bake Recipes

If you’re looking for no-bake recipes for kids, here are some great options! I love a great no-bake recipe. They are great desserts to make with kids since you don’t have to put them into the oven and some of the easiest recipes you can find to make.

Plus, even though they are easy, they are still very tasty! Here are some of our favorite no-bake recipes.

Donuts, Bars, Brownies, and More

Finally, here is a selection of random desserts, like the classic apple crisp and new favorites like doughnuts you can make in the air fryer and brownies made with Dr. Pepper!

Let me know which desserts you decide to make for your family!

25 Amazing Dessert Recipes

Peggy Nunn

Thursday 25th of May 2023

I would like the Oatmeal Strawberry Bars Recipe. That sounds good.


Saturday 11th of February 2023

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars looks doable

Deborah D

Thursday 9th of June 2022

These all look yummy. Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies sound really good.


Tuesday 10th of May 2022

I love cinnamon rolls. I made them into stickybuns twice this month.

gloria patterson

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

They all look so good............... BUT I will not be making any of them. No a baker, just me, and if I made any I would eat them. BUT I would happy with a plate of any of these