We become super-excited whenever we hear the word ‘desserts’. It goes without saying desserts are loved by many and for several reasons. Not just desserts are delicious; they lift your mood instantly and make you happy in no time. If you are thinking of the easiest homemade dessert recipes, here are a few worth trying.
Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Ice cream is so common but what about cookie ice-cream sandwiches? They make for delicious and easiest homemade dessert recipes. Make the cookie bars and fill them with ice-cream of your choice. Serve these chocolate chip cookies with your favorite smoothie!
- 2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup butter (melted)
- 3/4 cup Choco chips
- 1 cup brown sugar or artificial sweetener
- 1/2 Tsp. kosher salt
- 3/4 cup plain sugar
- 1 Tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup milk
- Vanilla or chocolate ice-cream
Take a bowl and stir together sugars, vanilla, butter, salt, and milk. Add flour and then stir in chocolate chips. Take a lined baking sheet and spread the cookie dough on it making sure the layer is even. Line the cookie dough with another parchment sheet and freeze the dough for 1-2 hours. Once the dough is firm, slice it from the center. Spread ice-cream on the dough on the pan and cover it with the other half. Freeze for 5-6 hours and then slice into sandwiches. Enjoy!
Frozen Banana Cereal Pops
One can make dozens of desserts with bananas and banana cereal pops are the easiest homemade dessert recipes out there. You just need bananas, flavored yogurt, and pebbles cereal for this recipe.
- 1 cup vanilla or strawberry yogurt
- 4 peeled bananas (cut in half)
- 2 1/2 cups Pebbles cereal (fruity or chocolate)
- 8 pop sticks (preferably wooden)
- Honey or chocolate sauce (optional)
Take the half bananas and insert the pop sticks in them. Take cereal and flavored yogurt in separate bowls. First, dip the banana slices in yogurt and then coat them with cereal. Place these banana pops on a baking tray lined with wax paper and transfer into the freezer. Take the banana pops out after 1-2 hours. Drizzle some honey or chocolate sauce over the pops and enjoy!
Marshmallow Confetti Squares
Confetti Squares made with colorful marshmallows are perfect for marshmallow lovers. This dessert is so easy and you can make it any time for any event.
- 2 cup dark/white chocolate chips
- Mini rainbow marshmallows
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 Tsp. vanilla extract
- Kosher salt (pinch)
- Cooking spray
- 3-4 tbsp. butter
Grease a baking sheet with the help of cooking spray. Take a saucepan and melt peanut butter and chocolate chips in it. Bring the saucepan down from the flame and add vanilla and salt. Set aside. Once the peanut butter mixture has cooled to room temperature, add marshmallows and stir them. Transfer these marshmallow confetti squares to the baking sheet and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
Granola Cluster Cookies
Healthy cookies like granola cookies are ideal to have during lazy days and even on-the-go. Choose your choicest ingredients when it comes to nuts and seeds for this recipe.
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1½ cup pecans
- 2 egg whites (large)
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1 cup coconut flakes
- 3 Tbsp. olive oil
- 2/3 cup sugar
- A pinch of kosher salt
Take a bowl and toss almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, oil, salt, and oats, and coconut flakes. Transfer them to a parchment paper-lined baking tray and bake for 10 minutes at 325°. Take a bowl and whisk the egg whites. Now add sugar and whisk until the mixture is opaque. Next, add nut mixture in this bowl. Blend well and drop a 2-spoon sized mixture onto the sheet. Bake these granola cookies for 25 minutes.