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.

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!

Do Nothing Pineapple Cake

A sweet cake full of pineapple flavor and topped with the most amazing frosting...this Do Nothing Cake is an old-fashioned, vintage cake recipe that you need to pull out and make again! Full of flavor and goodness.

Blueberry Cake with Almond Crumble

There she is...quietly waiting for you to grab a slice and enjoy. Unassuming, calm, simple, and old-fashioned. And, my friend, utterly special! You'll love this blueberry cake!

easy Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe -secret ingredient!

Pumpkin pie spice is so easy to make and requires only a few ingredients that are probably already hanging out in your pantry. Don't buy it ever again! Pinky promise me you'll try making your own!

"Donut" Rice Krispie Treats

A fun, adorable twist on traditional Rice Krispie treats with the classic or my 3 ingredient dairy-free version and a fun, delicious, cherry icing. Kids love creating these "donuts" and covering them in sprinkles. Great for snacks, parties, and just because!

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