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.
Chocolate Chip Cookies with Maple and Rye
Browned butter is whisked into these cookies, flaked with maple and rye.
Apricot Ricotta Cake
Serve this rustic apricot cake after dinner with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.
Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches
An incredibly simple illustrated guide to making at-home ice cream sandwiches.
Vanilla Twinkie Bundt Cake
This vanilla bundt cake features a secret tunnel of Twinkie-like marshmallow filling on the inside.
Magic Peach Cobbler
As the cobbler bakes, the crust rises up through the fruit to form a cakey topping.
Dark Cherry and Amaretto Ice Cream
Peak-season black cherries play with almond amaretto liqueur in this pretty ice cream.
Blackberry and Local Honey Ice Cream
Local honey and fresh, summer blackberries are heavenly mixed in this vanilla ice cream.
Peach and Basil Ice Cream
Basil and peach make an unlikely, but absolutely delicious, summer ice cream pair.
Rum and Coke Float
This refreshing Coke and rum float is the perfect dessert for your next grown-up get-together.
Peach Frozen Yogurt with Balsamic and Brown Sugar
A healthier alternative to ice cream, this gourmet treat has a Greek yogurt base.
Lemon Bundt Cake
Top this lemon cake with strawberries and whipped cream for the perfect summer dessert.