Quick Easy Dessert Recipes

Free Quick Easy Dessert Recipes


If you think you don't have time for dessert, you clearly haven't tried our quick easy dessert recipes. These will have you out of the kitchen in time to actually enjoy your efforts.

Parfait Ingredients

  • 2 cups berries of your choice
  • 8 oz. whipped topping


Layer whipped cream and berries in parfait glasses.

Chocolate Pretzels



  • 20 miniature pretzels
  • 20 milk chocolate kisses


  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Arrange pretzels in a single layer on the sheet.
  2. Place one chocolate kiss on each pretzel.
  3. Bake at 300 degrees for 4 minutes.
  4. If desired, place a nut or candy piece in the middle of the melted chocolate.

Indoor S'mores



  • 4 graham crackers
  • 2 milk chocolate candy bars
  • 12 marshmallows


  1. Line a cookie sheet with foil; lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Top half of the graham crackers with a piece of chocolate bar and a marshmallow.
  3. Broil 3 minutes or until desired doneness. Top with remaining graham crackers.

Pineapple Cream Dessert



  • 1 can Eagle Brand condensed milk
  • 16 oz. crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 4 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 lg. (9 oz.) container Cool Whip


Combine pineapple, condensed milk, nuts, and lemon juice. Fold into Cool Whip, and serve.

Oreo Cookie Pie



  • 1 pkg. Jell-O vanilla instant pudding and pie filling
  • 8 oz. container Cool Whip
  • 1 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 cup Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 1 Ready-Crust chocolate pie crust


  1. Combine half and half and pudding in a bowl; mix well. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken.
  2. Stir in Cool Whip and crushed cookies.
  3. Spoon into pie crust and freeze 8 hours or overnight.

No-Bake Chocolate Pie



  • 2 pkgs. Jello brand instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 (8 oz.) Cool Whip
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 prepared graham cracker crust


  1. Prepare pudding according to directions. Pour into crust.
  2. Whip sugar, cheese, and 1 cup of Cool Whip. Spread over chocolate pudding. Top with remaining Cool Whip and chill at least 2 hours.

Chocolate Cheesecake



  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 11 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups non-dairy whipped topping
  • 1 prepared graham cracker crust


  1. Beat cream cheese, sugar, and butter until well blended. Stir in chocolate, mixing well.
  2. Stir in whipped topping. Spoon into crust and chill. Top as desired.

Fruit and Whipped Cream


For the ultimate in cheap easy dessert recipes, top a bowl of fruit with whipped cream.

For other easy recipes, see:

  • Cheap Easy Appetizers
  • Easy Dip Recipes
  • Quick Easy Appetizers
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Quick Easy Dessert Recipes