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.

Mini Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bites

These little bites are basically the BEST thing you can make this holiday season. Mini pumpkin pies with pecans on top. So simple, sooo cute, and sooo delicious! Like really, try them!!

Apple & Pear Pie

Spiced Pear & Apple Pie

This is a delicious fall pie full of sliced pears, apples, spices, and flavor! This uses a classic homemade pie filling and amps up the flavor with sweet pears and spices. My personal favorite pie recipe! It feels like a warm hug!

Brandy Apple Pie

Wade's Brandy Apple Crumble Pie

This pie, from my daughter's boyfriend Wade, is the PERFECT fall apple pie! Brandy is the secret for this delicious, tender, and full of flavor Brandy Apple Crumble Pie that you'll want to make this weekend. Your insides will be warmed with every bite!

Dark Chocolate Satin pie is like a French Silk Pie but richer, made with decadent dark chocolate.

Dark Chocolate Satin Pie

A decadent, rich Dark Chocolate Satin Pie. Similar to a French Silk Pie but made with dark chocolate resulting in a richer, more decadent filling. So good! You probably aren't watching my Facebook Live's over on The NellieBellie Kitchen page like a crazy person. So, you probably

easy Banana Cream Pie Recipe

An easy, creamy, and delicious Banana Cream Pie. This recipe uses bananas, vanilla pudding, and whipped topping for a classic, old-fashioned, full-of-flavor family favorite. My neighbor said that this was the one of the best pies he's had "and he has had a lot of pie", in

Grandma's BEST Pie Crust

Grandma's BEST pie crust has a bit of a modern update with the use of the food processor. But, the combo of butter and lard (or shortening) still gives the most tender and flaky crust you can get! Like, srsly. BEST!

Easy Strawberry Burritos

Lightly crisped Super Soft tortillas stuffed with fresh strawberry and a sweet cream cheese filling. So easy and delicious to make, perfect for fall family gatherings and football events!

tips for making the perfect pie crust

How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust

I do NOT want anyone to read this list of tips for making the perfect pie crust and run away from baking a pie, for themselves. Use these tips if you are the type of person that needs all the information before you do any of the

Old-Fashioned Brownie Cake

This old-fashioned brownie cake reminds you of from-scratch brownies Grandma used to make. Simple and easy, this is not an overly sweet, gooey cake. It is perfectly sweet, covered in a yummy chocolate ganache icing...Grandma would approve!

Apple Dipped Oreo Pops

These dipped oreo pops are the cutest thing for fall! Shaped like apples, they would be absolutely darling for a fall party or kids event. And the best part is that they are easy to make! Look at the cute tootsie roll stem and gumdrop leaf. I

Sunflower Seed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sunflower Seed Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies utilize coconut oil as a substitute for butter or oil in baking traditional chocolate chip cookies. They are also stuffed with oats, sunflower seeds, and coconut for added nutrients. AND they are so. dang. good.

17 Slow Cooker Desserts you NEED to try!

Did you know that the slow-cooker can make delicious desserts? I've gathered over 16 delicious slow-cooker dessert recipes for you to try out this week.

Homemade Lemon Curd

My go-to lemon curd is a crowd favorite. Yummy in crepes, cakes, and basically everything. Let's be honest, I eat this stuff with a spoon. So good!

This is a homemade chocolate cake made with black cocoa and coffee. A deliciously grown-up cake.

ultimate Black Cocoa Cake

A black cocoa cake recipe made with black cocoa and coffee (instead of the traditional boiled water)...one of our favorite homemade cake recipes that is begging for a creamy whipped frosting, fruit, and herbs piled on top! The most popular on my site, by far, is my homemade

oreo cheesecake brownies

Oreo Cheesecake Brownies

This a unique cheesecake brownie recipe that takes the best of a cheesecake and homemade brownies and smashes Oreo cookies into them. They are the ULTIMATE and Best cheesecake brownie recipe that your family will ask for again and again! I KNOW!?! I'll wait a second while

Firecracker cupcakes are fun and easy to make. Kids love these cupcakes made with red hots and pop rocks. A great patriotic cupcake for the Fourth of July

Firecracker Cupcakes

This Firecracker Cupcake cake is made with redhots and dipped in poprocks! They are an explosion in your mouth and lots of fun for a Fourth of July dessert.

the Best Tres Leches Cake (Milk Cake)

It's a Three Milk Cake Recipe! Tres Leches cake, to be exact. I really don't care one bit what it's called, I call it delicious! This Tres Leches cake recipe creates the richest, most yummy cake you'll ever put in your face. Just the batter is enough to make you stop your life, sit down on the floor, and smile. It's heavenly! 

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