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Our Best Berry-Filled Desserts

These luscious dessert recipes are bursting with blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries. The delicious collection of bright berry desserts includes sweet tarts, yummy bars, and outstanding cakes and pies.

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    • Boccone Dolce Meringue with Chocolate and Berries

      Layer upon layer of pistachio meringue, fluffy whipped cream, melted chocolate, and fresh berries make up this striking dessert. The Italian masterpiece will stun and satiate your dinner guests.

       

      Berry Dessert Tip: Use a serrated bread knife to cut into this decadent dessert -- it will keep the meringue from crumbling and the berries from squeezing out the sides.

    • Berry Slab Pie

      Frozen puff pastry and packaged mixed berries make this summery slab pie so simple! With just 30 minutes of prep, the fruit-filled dessert is ready for the oven.

    • Lemon-Raspberry Coffee Cake

      Shredded lemon peel adds a hint of citrus to this raspberry-studded coffee cake. Bake it for brunch and watch the moist berry cake disappear in minutes.

    • Fresh Berry and White Chocolate Bark

      Elevate vanilla wafer cookies into a seriously divine summer treat with just a drizzle of white chocolate and a sprinkle of juicy berries. The tiny delights are just 162 calories per serving and are perfect for picnics and potlucks!

    • Raspberry Bars

      Chevre adds sophisticated flavor to this top-rated berry dessert. The tangy goat cheese and cream cheese blend complements the bar's sweet layer of raspberry jam and fresh fruit.

    • Blackberry-Swirl Pie

      Blackberries are a sure sign of summer, and the bright fruit makes for a quick and easy dessert when piled into a refrigerated piecrust. A sour cream filling adds the perfect balance of sweet and tangy.

    • Pistachio Honey Cake with Strawberries and Cream

      Trade in traditional shortcake and top our pistachio-honey cake with ripe strawberries instead. A sweet mascarpone whipped topping complements the cake's moist cornmeal batter.

    • Berry Patchwork Tart

      Adorable tea-size tarts are a wonderful showcase for the season's fresh bounty of berries. After tossing in a honey-mint syrup, pile your favorite berries onto prepared pastries and form a fun patchwork design.

    • Apple, Rhubarb, and Raspberry Pie

      Packed with three types of fruit, this pretty pie gets its elegant exterior from star-shape crust cutouts. Coat the fruit with apple pie spice for added warmth.

    • Potluck Perfect Dessert: Strawberry and Rhubarb with Cheesecake Cream
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      Strawberry and Rhubarb Cheesecake Parfaits

      Whip up this layered dessert in no time with our easy instructions. The potluck-perfect parfaits feature juicy strawberries and rhubarb stacked with a whipped cheesecake topping.

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      Berry Tart with Lemon Cookie Crust

      Fat-free cream cheese, Greek yogurt, and light frozen whipped topping help keep this colorful berry tart low in fat and calories. Spread the creamy mixture onto a lemon-infused cookie crust, then top with all your favorite fresh berries.

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      Cast-Iron Mixed-Berry Crisp

      This warm and wonderful summer dessert has it all: a crunchy amaretti cookie crumble, a cinnamon-tapioca berry blend, and cool vanilla ice cream. The berry crisp is achieved in a cast-iron skillet over the grill, making it a winning cookout candidate.

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      Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

      A crumbly coconut-graham cracker crust holds this dessert's creamy cheesecake filling. Bright blueberries add a refreshing bite to the springtime sweet.

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      Vanilla Cake with Buttercream, Berries, and Jam

      You can bake and refrigerate this cake for up to two days in advance. When it's time to serve, simply layer with buttercream, strawberry jam, and four kinds of fresh berries.

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      Lighter Strawberry Shortcake

      Indulge in this buttery shortcake, piled high with strawberries and delicious low-fat yogurt cream. If you like, mix it up by adding assorted berries. 

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      Triple-Berry Cobbler

      Take the work out of this berry cobbler by using your slow cooker. The irresistible dessert is brimming with warm and bubbly blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries.

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      French-Toasted Angel Food Cake

      This dazzling dessert couldn't be easier and yummier. Store-bought angel food cake is cooked French toast-style, then topped with strawberries and drizzled with maple syrup.

    • How to Make Strawberry Pie
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      Fresh Strawberry Pie

      The secret to a full-flavor strawberry pie? A luscious glaze made from fresh berries! Watch as we show you how to prepare the glaze, plus get tips and tricks for the perfect strawberry pie.

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      Raspberry Creme Brulee

      Believe it or not, this impressive berry dessert takes just five ingredients to make. Make the creme brulee with fresh raspberries or strawberries for a fruity twist on the traditional French dessert.

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      Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

      When you're expecting a crowd, whip up this big-batch berry dessert. The petite cheesecakes serve 54 people and feature a shortbread crust, creamy filling, and honey-drizzled strawberry topping.

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      Chocolate-Berry Meringue

      Elegant in its simplicity -- with billows of soft whipped cream, crunchy chocolate meringue, and succulent fresh berries -- this dessert is superb. Set slices atop a raspberry puree for even more berry bliss.

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      Berry Fruit Pie

      This is the pie your grandma used to make, and it's just as delicious today. Try it with blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, or mixed berries -- and don't forget a scoop of old-fashioned vanilla ice cream.

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      Berry Trifle

      Instant pudding mix and frozen pound cake make for a super easy berry trifle. Ready to chill in just 25 minutes, the spectacular summer dessert is full of fresh berries, creamy pudding, and cubes of moist cake.

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      Berry-Cornmeal Shortcakes

      A mixture of strawberries, orange marmalade, and crystallized ginger fills these crumbly cornmeal shortcakes. Whipped cream flavored with orange peel adds a refreshing bite of citrus to the berry-filled dessert.

    • Summer Party: Making The Most of Berries!
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      Throw a Berry Bash!

      Host a berry-themed party with these fabulous berry dessert ideas!

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      Banana Desserts: 21 Recipes You'll Go Bananas For

      Want a way to shake up those classic dessert recipes? Look no further than the overripe bananas on your kitchen counter. The banana is a versatile fruit that can be transformed into almost any dessert. So whether you prefer banana cake, banana pudding, or even banana ice cream, we've got 21 banana dessert recipes to try!
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