Desserts & Baking

It's everyone's favorite course of the meal: dessert! Brownies, cookies, pies, tarts, cakes, cupcakes, and more, we've got a recipe to cure any sweet tooth. We've also got lighter desserts full of sweet flavor but not calories, and make-ahead treats to save you time. Whether you're looking for a quick and easy sweet for guests or tackling a new baking skill, our recipes and guides are here to help.

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Cream Cheese Danishes

Guests don't have to know you took a shortcut on this elegant breakfast pastry by using purchased puff pastry. It looks and tastes amazing!
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Lemondrop Melon and Chile Granita

This granita recipe has the refreshing icy texture of a snow cone with a decidedly more grown-up flavor profile thanks to chile peppers and cilantro, but it's still plenty sweet from sugar and melon.
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Exactly How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Skillet

It works, but it took me a few tries to get these skillet cookies just right. Learn how to make your own to chocolatey perfection.
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Sweet and Sour Cherry Slab Pie

Baked in a 13×9-inch pan, our double-crust dessert totes well and makes enough to share.
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Cherry-Orange Cobbler

For crunchy, golden tops that sparkle, brush biscuits with half-and-half and sprinkle with turbinado sugar.
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One-Pot Mixed Berry Cobbler

This one-pot cobbler easily comes together thanks to refrigerated biscuits. The hint of lime zest and flaked coconut gives it an extra burst of flavor and texture.
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More Desserts & Baking

7 Dump Cakes for When You Need an Easy Cake Recipe

No mixer, saucepan, or other special tools are required for any of these easy dump cake recipes. As you’d expect, each recipe is only three simple steps: dump in your ingredients, mix (sometimes you don't even need to do this), and bake. When you crave cake but don't have time to whip up a multistep recipe, these dump cakes are here for you.
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Pear-Cheese Tumble

You can use almost any variety of pears here, but Bosc pears are our go-to variety for baking because they hold their shape best. Look for ones that are fragrant and ready to eat but still firm to the touch.