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Dessert Recipes - Always Good

Updated on April 21, 2018
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I am interested in making some delicious, unusual meals and desserts, particularly for special occasions. Easy, quick meals are also great.

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Easy Black Cherry Brownies with Cherry Frosting

Having a good dessert recipe especially easy recipes for summer treat are appreciated by family and friends.

You can make this delicious dessert in 15 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (19.5) package Duncan Hines family-style Chewy Fudge Brownie mix
  • 2 cups frozen dark, sweet pitted cherries
  • 1 (16.2 oz.) container Duncan Hines Fluffy White Frosting
  • 1/2 cup black cherry preserves (Stir preserves in small bowl after measuring to smooth consistency.

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350²

  • Prepare brownie batter according to package directions for cake-like brownies. Pour into a lightly greased 13" X 9" pan. Sprinkle Batter with frozen cherries.
  • Bake for 27-30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few crumbs.
  • Cool completely in pan on a wire rack (about 45 minutes).
  • Spread frosting over cooled brownies.
  • Spoon preserves over frosting gently swirl with a long wooden skewer or knife.
  • Cut into squares.

Strawberries

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Frozen Strawberry Salad

This is a light delicious dessert that can be served as a salad or as a dessert.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar and mix with cream cheese
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz) frozen strawberries -light syrup
  • 12 oz. Cool Whip
  • 2 bananas, diced

Directions:

  • Mix together and freeze in individual cup cake liners.
  • You may also add nuts of your choice.

Yield: 24 cupcakes


Brownie Bites

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Peanut Brittle Brownie Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 (19.95-02.) package DUNCAN HINES Family-Style Chewy Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 3 Tbsp. whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup chopped peanut brittle

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350º

  • Prepare brownie batter according to package directions for fudgy brownies, stirring peanuts into batter.
  • Pour into 2 (24-cup) lightly greased miniature muffin pans.
  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks 5 minutes.
  • Microwave chocolate morsels and cream in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 30 to 45 seconds or until melted and smooth, stirring at 15-second intervals.
  • Spread chocolate mixture over brownies, and sprinkle with peanut brittle.

White Chocolate Blondies - Dessert Recipes - Rachel Allen

Cranberry Salad

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup Cool Whip
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts ( pecans or walnuts)

Mix and freeze in paper cupcake cups.

Yield: 12 cups

How to Cake Make Molten Chocolate

Mint Brownie Ice-Cream Pie

Mint Brownie Ice-Cream Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 (4.67-oz.) package thin creme de menthe chocolate mints
  • 1 (17.6-02.) package DUNCAN HINES Chocolate Lover's Walnut Brownie Mix
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Chop chocolate mints; reserve 3 Tbsp. chopped mints.

Directions:

  • Preheat over to 350º
  • Prepare brownie batter according to package directions for cake-like brownies, stirring remaining chopped mints into batter.
  • Pour batter into a lightly greased l0" spring form pan.
  • BAKE for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  • Cool completely in pan on a wire rack (about 1 hour).
  • Meanwhile, LET ice cream stand at room temperature 20 minutes or until slightly softened.
  • Spread over cooled crust in pan. Freeze 3 hours or until firm.
  • Remove sides of pan. Let pie stand at room temperature 10 minutes before serving.
  • Top with reserved chocolate mints.

Hands-on Time: 15 min., Total Time: 4 hr., 50 min

Yield: 10-12 servings

Summary

It is always fun to try new deserts and, of course, our families love it when we are motivated to do make dessert. The strawberry (my favorite) and cranberry frozen desserts are delicious, especially in the summer heat. The other chocolate dessert recipes are delicious, and there is no bad time for chocolate. These are each a bit different, and I hope you will find one to try.

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  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Nancy, We like all of them and I hope you do to. Thanks for the comment.

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    nancy_30 

    8 years ago from Georgia

    These recipes sound and look so good. I can't wait to try the black cherry brownie recipe.

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Support Med, I feel the same way, just take a deep breath! Thanks for your comment.

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    Support Med. 

    8 years ago from Michigan

    I can feel myself gaining weight just looking at them. Delicious! Voted/rated.

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    LeanMan, You live just a bit too far away. Try out the recipes. Thanks for your comment.

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    Tony 

    8 years ago from At the Gemba

    You have me quite peckish, could you send me some around?

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    IzzM, These recipes are delicious and I've removed the calories. Thanks for your comment.

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    IzzyM 

    8 years ago from UK

    I'm hungry now! These recipes look delicious :)

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    G L Strout I'm glad you enjoyed the article and I appreciate your comments.

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    G L Strout 

    8 years ago from Ohio, USA

    I think I gained 3 pounds just reading these recipes! I thinkyou hit all of my favorite foods at once! Wonderful article, thanks.

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    kaltopsyd 

    8 years ago from Trinidad originally, but now in the USA

    MMMMMMM!!! I may just have a day of baking tomorrow! Or this weekend maybe. You're making me feel like throwing an entire baking party! :D

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    ladyjane1 

    8 years ago from Texas

    The brownie pie looks scrumscious I have to try it thanks for sharing. Cheers.

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Roberta, Make a plan and stick to it! :} I hope you enjoy the recipes. Thanks for the comment.

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    Roberta99 

    8 years ago

    Every recipe looks and sounds delicious. Which one whould I try first?

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Wendy, Thanks for your comment.

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    Wendy Krick 

    8 years ago from Maryland

    These all look so yummy!

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Audry, Thanks so much for your comment.

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    Audrey Kirchner 

    8 years ago from Washington

    Yum - it must be lunch time and I probably should not be looking at these but they sure look and sound delish!

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Hello, Everything in moderation. Thanks for the comments.

    BPOP, Thanks for the comments. Enjoy!

    Sheila, I think that would work for Thanksgiving. Thanks for the comment.

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    sheila b. 

    8 years ago

    Your frozen cranberry salad sounds like something great to make with leftover cranberry sauce, which I always have after Thanksgiving. So that's my plan for this year.

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    breakfastpop 

    8 years ago

    They all sound delicious. Now all I have to do is decide what to try first!

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    Hello, hello, 

    8 years ago from London, UK

    Wow, these are really something to think about seriously. Who cares about my wasteline? hahaha

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Cagsil, Good luck swith all your new recipes. Thanks for the comments.

    pakpub, Thanks for your comments.

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    pakpub 

    8 years ago from Ohio

    These recipes look and sound delicious. Can't wait to try them. Thanks for sharing.

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    Cagsil 

    8 years ago from USA or America

    Hey Pamela, more great recipes. This is cool. You know, you'll have me getting fat. LOL! If I make everything you have written and then some. I'm just kidding. It wouldn't do anything to my weight. I watch her make the blondies and it was pretty cool by itself. I'm the cooker in my home, so between a few here and a couple on your other hub. I guess I'll be busy for awhile. LOL! Another vote up too. :) Thank you for sharing again too. :)

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Lady E,I;m sure your will be fine. Thanks for the comments.

    Jane, Thanks for your comments.

    Viking, Me too. Thanks for the comments.

    North Wind, That does look good. Thanks for the comment.

    drbj, I agree with you as calorie free sounds like a winner. Thanks for your comments.

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    drbj and sherry 

    8 years ago from south Florida

    What delicious-looking easy-to-make desserts, Pamela. They look like the kind of sweets that if you eat them very fast, they just slide right down without sticking to you anywhere. True???

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    North Wind 

    8 years ago from The World (for now)

    That peanut brittle is what made me look twice a brownie with peanut brittle? You can't go wrong with that!

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    L M Reid 

    8 years ago from Ireland

    I do love most deserts and these look delicious. Always prefer something that is made with icecream.

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    Jane@CM 

    8 years ago

    Yummy! These look mouthwatering!

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    Elena 

    8 years ago from London, UK

    Thanks for the nice Recipe's - the instructions are pretty straight forward. I hope mine look as nice as yours.

    Good luck with 60dc.

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Coolmon, I think they all are good, except I can't vouch for the videos but they seemed to look good. Thanks for your comment.

    Mutiny, Glad to assist with your appetite! Thanks for your comments.

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    Mutiny92 

    8 years ago from Arlington, VA

    Wow! I was hungry for breakfast, but these look a lot better than scrambled eggs! Nice job

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    Coolmon2009 

    8 years ago from Texas, USA

    They all sound good to me. I especially like the frozen strawberry salad.

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Quill, Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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    "Quill" 

    8 years ago

    Breakfast on the Mac... well love what I see, could you pass a fork pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese.

    Blessings and Hugs

  • Pamela99 profile imageAUTHOR

    Pamela Oglesby 

    8 years ago from Sunny Florida

    Tom, I should have known you would have been first at the table for dessert. :} I appreciate you comments and hope you like that cherry one as I think it is excellent, but I haven't met many desserts I don't like.

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    Tom Whitworth 

    8 years ago from Moundsville, WV

    Pamela,

    Thanks for the great compilation of recipes. I have to try the black cherry brownies with cherry frosting. It sounds to die for.

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