Fruit Dessert Recipes

Take advantage of the freshest flavors of the season with these scrumptious fruit dessert recipes. All your favorites are here, including succulent blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries, as well as tangy citrus fruits and juicy apples. These awe-inspiring desserts are so naturally sweet and full of flavor, you'll find an enticing treat for every type of occasion, including picnics, potlucks, tailgates, dinner parties, backyard barbecues, baby showers, and, of course, holiday gatherings. Choose from decadent and showstopping creations like Fresh Berry Napoleons, Lemon-Blackberry Pie, Panna Cotta di Casa, Strawberry Cream Pie, Poached Apple Strudel, and Blueberry-Sour Cream Dessert. If you are in the mood for a more casual treat, try Fresh Apple Cake, Strawberry Granita with Lemon Cream, Raspberry Custard Brulee, Apple Dumplings with Orange Sauce, Minty Summer Shortcake, and Apple-Cranberry Crisp. Regardless of your fruit preference, this collection is full of so many delicious surprises that will be requested again and again.

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Bananas Foster Crisp

Baking these crisps in shallow au gratin dishes means more of the banana browns and caramelizes. If you don't have au gratin minis, use a deep dish pie plate instead.

Cherry-Orange Cobbler

For crunchy, golden tops that sparkle, brush biscuits with half-and-half and sprinkle with turbinado sugar.

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.

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.

Nutty Caramel Apple Crisp

Caramel and nuts combine in this extra sweet and satisfying update to a classic baked apple dish.

Apple-Brown Butter Bars

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Even the brown butter used in this apple dessert recipe is extra special. It's spiced with your favorite fall spices (cinnamon and allspice). Drizzled atop this layered dessert it adds gooey enticement.

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Juicy Peach Dessert Recipes

For us, summer is all about peach desserts. Juicy, fresh, and fragrant, in-season peaches hardly need any dressing up to taste like dessert. We gathered a few of our favorite peach desserts, including fresh peach recipes for the summer and desserts with canned peaches you can enjoy year-round. Try them all to determine which is the best peach dessert ever.

Peach Crumble Bars

This peach bar recipe is a bit like a peach crisp, but much easier to share at a summer potluck or picnic. And like a peach crisp, these bars get even better when you add a scoop of ice cream on top.

Persimmon Cobbler

Persimmons, pears, and ginger are a match made in dessert flavor heaven in this delicious fruit cobbler recipe. Things only get better when you add a homemade boozy custard sauce!