If you want to eat dessert first, you're in good company (and the right place). Our tempting dessert recipes cover every angle, from light but luscious to no-holds-barred confections, cakes and pies.
Creme au Beurre, Menagere (Butter Cream)
A classic baking basic, butter cream frosting, gets flavored with coffee.
Le Marquis (Chocolate Spongecake)
Build your cooking skills and culinary confidence with this classic chocolate cake from Julia Child.
Triple Chocolate Cookies
Cocoa, milk chocolate and dark chocolate combine to flavor these healthful cookies.
Double Chocolate Pudding Pie
Creamy pudding fills a graham cracker crust in this lower-fat version of chocolate pie.
Double Delight Peanut Butter Cookies
The double-dose of peanuts makes these cookies twice as good as any you’ve had before.
Rheinlander Bakery’s King Cake
Between the brilliant colors and the hunt for the hidden trinket, it’s easy to forget how delicious this cinnamon-swirled buttery cake is.
Walnut Berry Crumble
For a change of pace, serve this fruity, nutty bake for breakfast instead of dessert.
Gingered White Chocolate Fondue
A triple dose of ginger—candied, ground and fresh—lends extra sophistication to this snowy white fondue.
Ice cream, pound cake and meringue—what’s not to love. This version is from Alaska’s own Winterlake Lodge.
Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Bites
These treats combine two of America’s favorite flavors—peanut butter and chocolate—into one creamy sandwich cookie.