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.
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.
Don't let the name fool you, this cobbler-like dessert starts on the stove and ends in the oven. Consider changing up your vanilla ice cream and topping this bubbly fruit bake with a scoop of sea-salt-caramel, cinnamon-swirl, or toasted coconut ice cream.
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.