I've decided that easy dessert recipes are our "just desserts." Wouldn't you agree? We work hard and we deserve chocolate, and dessert recipes that do not require gourmet cookery to impress our guests.
From old favorites to fondue to fruit to tea cakes, (and one mystery) here they are.
Pictured: Raspberry sherbet and chocolate ice cream, with fruits, in a waffle bowl
You'll hear no complaints about these long-time friends.
Dirt Dessert (Dirt Cake)
Chocolate Fudge, Two Ways (Old Fashioned and Easy Modern)
Fruit makes naturally easy dessert recipes. After all, you don't have to make the fruit, only what goes in, on, or around it.
Mango Sorbet, Plus "How to Cut a Mango"
Watergate Salad A salad in name only.
Cake Pops and Cake Balls (with lots of decorating ideas)
Dessert fondues are so simple to prepare and sooooo much fun to eat!Classic Chocolate Fondue
You don't have to wait for a tea party to serve these delicious pastries. I find their small size makes them ideal for many occasions. And hunger levels.
Cherry Nuggets (shortbread cookies)
I hate not to include a Jello recipe among desserts, so I'll list this recipe here and let you decide whether it's dessert, cocktail or finger food. Take your best shot.