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Dinner is over and you are so stuffed that you have to loosen your top pants button. You could take a nap or watch some television, but no. What is it that you ache for? Dessert of course! It is the perfect way to end any meal. We at HalfHourMeals.com love dessert as much as anyone, and that is why we have tons of dessert recipes to cure any craving. Search for pies, cakes, cookies, tarts, pudding, ice cream, and anything else your heart (and stomach) desire!

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Wacky Cake

Wacky Cake

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

This is the best chocolate cake I've ever had; moist, flavorful and frugal! It's also vegan and costs less than $3 including the icing! We make this often here and the kids adore it.

Nutella Stuffed French Toast

Nutella Stuffed French Toast

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

My boyfriend is a huge fan of french toast. As early on as our first conversations he’s been talking about french toast constantly. I hadn’t made french toast in such a long time so I had to re-learn the art of french toast just for him. I encountered…

Idle Hand Bars

Idle Hand Bars

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Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

These sinfully delicious peanut butter and chocolate dessert bars are out of this world. As a "sweet" fanatic married to a "salty" fanatic, it's always a struggle coming up with desserts that can be shared and devoured with equal gusto. These bars are the…

Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Every time I have a few overripe bananas, I whip these up. They are quick and easy to make, and are so moist and delicious that they don't last long. The recipe makes 18 muffins (fill muffin cups around 1/2 - 2/3 full) or four mini loaves. Today, we…

Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cake

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This is quick and easy to make but it taste just like the ones you get at the fancy restaurants.

Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Shortbread Cookies

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This is my recipe for the absolute best shortbread cookies you'll ever taste. We have been enjoying these in our family on Christmas since I can remember, so the recipe has seen quite a few taste tests over the years! Serve these for your Christmas party…

Chocolate S'mores Pie

Chocolate S'mores Pie

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This pie is amazing. There's no other way to describe it. It's my favorite campfire treat, in pie form! Simple and DE-LICIOUS! For more great dessert recipes, check out www.chewnibblenosh.com !

Holiday Snowball Cookies

Holiday Snowball Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This is the perfect cookie recipe to use during the holiday season. I found it in a magazine around this time last year, and I decided to try it out because I thought the cookies looked good in the picture! Maybe not the best reason to try a recipe, but…

Strawberry IceCream Cake

Strawberry IceCream Cake

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

IceCream Cake is one of the best treat for kids! Great for parties too since they can be made ahead :D Enjoy! For more pictures, you can always visit the direct link, http://dollydoesdesserts.onsugar.com/6195439

Georgia's Cheesecake

Georgia's Cheesecake

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This is a recipe from my brother-in-laws family. This creamy cheesecake would be great topped with some fresh fruit or even some chocolate syrup...dessert to die for!

White Chocolate Sugar Cookies

White Chocolate Sugar Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

This is a self created recipe. I wanted a special cookie that was easy to make and this was the result. It would be ideal for the Christmas season but it’s simple enough to be made at any time. There is a chill time so you’ll need to plan ahead just a…

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Peppermint bark is one of my absolute favorite holiday treats! Every year around Christmas I end up spending a good bit of money buying it from a local bakery near my house. A couple of weeks ago I decided to make it myself, and it was so easy (and a lo…

Banana Bread

Banana Bread

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

My Stepfather makes this banana bread and it is the best I have ever tasted! I am always so excited every time he makes it because he usually gives me a loaf to take home. You can make it with or without nuts. I like to heat it in the microwave for a f…

Pantry Blondies

Pantry Blondies

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

Imagine a cross between a moist, chewy brownie and a chocolate chip cookie. That's what these blondies taste like!

Best Loved Chocolate Cheesecake

Best Loved Chocolate Cheesecake

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes

This is one of my favorite holiday desserts. I try to make something different each year for my family. They enjoy it very much. sometimes instead of drizzling choclate sauce on top, I like to use crushed peppermint candy and sprinkle on top or put christ…

Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Chocolate brownies are one of my favorite desserts ever. They are so simple, yet nothing tastes better with a cold glass of milk, or topped off with some vanilla ice cream. Try this quick recipe tonight and your family will beg you to make them every we…

Mini Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

This delicious dessert is one of 140 "make-ahead" recipes from my new cookbook Make-Ahead Meals for Busy Moms.

Fruity Kool-Aid Candied Popcorn

Fruity Kool-Aid Candied Popcorn

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes

Fun, fruity and addictive! Grab your favorite Kool-Aid flavor and pop up a batch today! The kids love it and the adults do too. It has that wonderful salty/sweet combination that grownups appreciate too! Perfect for birthday parties, school treats or p…

Fantasy Fudge

Fantasy Fudge

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

Our entire family, and everyone else who has ever had this fudge, thinks it is to die for. I believe this recipe was originally from the back of a marshmallow creme jar and my Mom altered it a little. She makes this fudge every Christmas and boxes it up…

Holiday Cheesecake Squares

Holiday Cheesecake Squares

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This is a favorite holiday treat I received from my husband a few years ago. It's a simple recipe and can be decorated in different ways! My favorite thing to do is use crushed lifesaver candy and make a stained glass effect.

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