Category: Desserts

Homemade cakes, cookies, bars, and more...we have all the homemade and from scratch dessert recipes you could want! For a special occasion, birthday, or just because you want to bake a cake on the weekend...we have all the best classic and old-fashioned dessert recipes with a few new favorites, as well.

Our chocolate cake is a reader favorite and can't be missed! And the lemon blueberry cake is full of amazing flavor and quickly taking over the #1 favorite recipe spot around here.

A rustic blueberry tart full of fresh berries wrapped in a pie crust.

Simple Rustic Blueberry Tart Recipe

This rustic blueberry tart is full of sweet blueberries on a buttery, flaky crust. Easy-as-can-be, this sweet dessert will be your new summer delight!

easy berry tart with puff pastry crust

Crazy Easy Patriotic Fruit Tart

With a cream cheese layer on top of a puff pastry sheet, and topped with fresh berries this is the perfect 4th of July dessert!

Orange Julius Popsicles -ready for freezer in 5 min!

Ready for the freezer in 5 minutes, these Orange Julius popsicles are full of creamy, citrusy flavor just like the drink you got in the mall. Smooth, creamy, with a lovely citrus and vanilla flavor.

Crock Pot Strawberry Dump Cobbler

This is a crazy easy cake to make! Using only 3 ingredients (strawberry or white dry cake mix, canned strawberries, and butter) and a crock pot...this cake is as delicious as it is easy!

Cookies & Cream Oreo Popsicles

Nothing beats these creamy, Oreo studded popsicles for an easy summer treat. You'll love how simple and fast this recipe is to whip up and how gorgeous it looks. Keep a batch of these Oreo popsicles in your freezer to pull out for a refreshing treat.

the BEST Carrot Cake Cupcake Recipe

Carrot cake cupcakes are always a winning cupcake recipe loved by everyone. Best of all, in my opinion, is that this is a from scratch recipe reminiscent of the one Grandma made.

the BEST Gingerbread Cookies

We adore gingerbread cookies around here, because they never fail to make us feel warm & cozy, happy & healthy, & full of joy! This recipe is tried and true with a good snap and great flavor. You'll love this gingerbread cookie recipe! I simply adore my

Peppermint Chocolate Swiss Roll Recipe

Fluffy peppermint filling all rolled into a chocolate cake for a delicious swiss cake roll recipe. Easy treat to make that the whole family will love!

gingerbread tree is easy to make with stacked gingerbread cookies and frosting

Gingerbread Christmas Cookie Tree

This gingerbread Christmas tree is much, much easier than a gingerbread house. A fun and easy holiday craft for kids to make!

The Ultimate List of Christmas Cookies for Kids to Make

This list of Christmas Cookies to make with kids features lots of no-bake options, and easy recipes perfect for little ones to make by themselves or with light supervision. Get the kids in the kitchen making Christmas Cookies!

no-bake cherry cheesecake

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

A recipe I grew up on! With some simple ideas to change up this simple recipe and keep it as simple, easy, and delicious as ever!

Caramel Cookie Cup - a family favorite!

Are you looking for an easy Christmas cookie? These sugar cookie cups are filled with creamy caramel sauce for a delicious and easy cookie! Top them with a bit of sea salt for a perfect flavor combo.

the BEST Homemade Toffee Recipe

Yummy buttery toffee with light crisp crunch and just the right amount of chocolate and nuts. Simple ingredients made with love...perfect classic candy!

Jam Thumbprint Cookie recipe

Thumbprint cookies are a Christmas cookie classic that are baked and frozen in mass quantities in preparation for the Holidays. These easy and tasty cookies are such a favorite that I carve out a few hours on a weekend to bake up a batch.

Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies [GF, Vegan]

These easy chocolate pumpkin brownies are flourless and vegan. Make with pumpkin puree, and natural sweeteners these are a healthy and gluten free option for your favorite chocolate treat!

Chocolate Eclair Bars (Feed a Crowd version)

An old-fashioned recipe made by generations with creamy pudding layered on top of soft graham crackers and topped with a homemade chocolate topping. This version is made on a cookie sheet to create a bar format that stretches the recipe to feed a crowd (like my family was ;)). Note: keep reading for some fun old photos of my family!

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