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.
Sacher Torte Squares
Incorporate cream cheese, chocolate and apricot jam into a boxed cake mix for an elegant dessert in a hurry.
Boozy Five-Alarm Fudge
This fudge recipe packs a serious punch thanks to cayenne pepper and a generous dose of cinnamon whiskey.
12 Sugar Cookies of Christmas: One Recipe, 12 Fun Designs
A simple sugar cookie recipe perfect for decorating during the holidays—plus 12 fun decorating ideas!
Chocolate Cherry Cookie Bites
Chocolate and cherry cookie bites rolled in a powdery coat of confectioners’ sugar.
Caramel Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Cookies
Decadent morsels laced with gooey caramel, dark chocolate and flecks of sea salt.
Napa Neapolitan Cookies
Classic tri-colored cookies layered with preserves and finished with a dark chocolate topping.
Salted Caramel Croissant Bread Pudding
Store-bought croissants allow for an easy take on this decadent, caramel-coated bread pudding recipe.
Chocolate Kiss Nutella Cookies
Nutella-laced cookies topped with a Hershey’s kiss and a coating of sugar.
Royal Icing for Cookie Decorating
A simple, four-ingredient base icing recipe for cookie decorating.
Classic Dark Gingerbread Dough
A stronger, spicier gingerbread dough that gets its deep brown hue from the addition of dark molasses.
Sweet Potato and Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
Sweet potato cinnamon rolls, filled with spiced pecans and topped with a gooey cream cheese icing.
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Pistachios and Sea Salt
Cookies studded with rich chunks of dark chocolate and pistachios, and finished with a sprinkle of fleur de sel for salty contrast.
Simple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie
A silky, chocolate-layered pumpkin pie perfect for autumn entertaining.