If you have a family or friend with a sweet tooth, it won’t matter what you serve for dinner…for them it’s all about the dessert!
When thinking of desserts, there are so many options to choose from. There are cakes, cookies, pastries, puddings and more. Flavors can range from rich and decadent to light and fruity. You might even want to create a dessert that is themed to fit a holiday or occasion.
At Moms Who Think, we take our desserts seriously! That’s why we devote an entire section to dessert recipes alone. Our nine page section (that’s right, nine pages!!) has just about every type of dessert you can think of.
While scrolling through our pages may be the only way to truly get a handle on the vast variety we offer, some tempting recipes include those for our Blueberry Money Bread, our Chocolate Roll Recipe and our Seven Up Cake. Each recipe has a brief description of the item, a list of ingredients and step by step directions that are sure to set you up for success.
Desserts are a great way to end every meal and make them memorable, especially for those who crave something sweet! Our recipes provide several options for decadent desserts your guests are sure to love. Your only problem will be choosing just one!
Vintage and Traditional Cake Recipes
Our collection of cake recipes are the favorites, the ones that are baked for special occasions and birthday parties or when a perfect rich treat is needed to end a great meal.
From rich and delicious chocolate cake to spice laden carrot cake, you’ll find your favorite here.
Creamy Decadent Cheesecake Recipes
With recipes for the intensely rich New York cheesecake to gourmet flavors like pumpkin, eggnog or cookies and cream, you won’t run out of ways to make everyone’s favorite dessert.
Whether you’re trying a new flavor or an old favorite, these are the best cheesecake recipes to indulge in.
Blue Ribbon Pie Recipes
We have the pie recipes for classics like Apple Pie, Cherry Pie, Blueberry Pie and Lemon Meringue Pie to old-fashioned favorite pie recipes for Raisin Pie, Nesselrode Pie, and Millionaire Pie.
Bake a favorite or try a new recipe, but remember to save room for pie!
Cookie Jar Favorites Cookie Recipes
Bake a homemade treat and fill the cookie jar, we have the cookie recipes everyone loves.
From the old-fashioned, to the tried and true favorites, to the quick and easy recipes, they’re all here! Melt in your mouth shortbread, sugar cookies, chocolate chip cookies to please everyone and more.
Rich Fudge Recipes
Fudge is a creamy, silky smooth treat that is easy to whip up as a special treat or a thoughtful decadent gift for someone you care about.
If you need a bit of pampering for yourself, the fudge recipes we have will take you away.
Apple Crisp vs. Apple Pie: The Hidden MysteryUpdated:
During the fall apple-based treats are on the top of the list. The main difference between apple crisp and apple pie is the crust or crumble. Both are made with delicious apples and warm spices. Apple pie has traditionally been made with a buttery, flaky crust encasing the apple filling. In contrast, apple crisps are […]Read more »
Baking Cocoa vs. Cocoa PowderUpdated:
Welcome to the wonderful world of baking with cocoa! Cocoa is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of recipes, from cakes and cookies to hot cocoa and more. Cocoa powder is an essential part of any baker’s pantry, offering deep, rich flavor and aroma that brings out the best in any […]Read more »
Tapioca vs. Rice Pudding: What Is the Difference?Updated:
Tapioca vs. Rice Pudding Pudding is a delicious dessert that many people enjoy all around the world. There are a variety of puddings available today, whether you want a traditional pudding with flavors like vanilla or chocolate or a pudding with more texture. There are many choices around the world. This post will look at […]Read more »
New York Cheesecake vs. Regular CheesecakeUpdated:
Are you a New York cheesecake lover or a regular cheesecake lover? New York cheesecake is well known for its rich creamy texture and unique graham cracker crust whereas regular cheesecake has a much lighter texture. Join us as we explore the differences between New York cheesecake vs. regular cheesecake in terms of ingredients, texture, […]Read more »
Frozen Yogurt vs Ice CreamUpdated:
Frozen yogurt vs ice cream – which is healthier? This debate has gone on long enough, and everyone seems to have a distinctive opinion. It’s time to set the record straight. In this post, we’ll closely examine frozen yogurt vs ice cream and their nutritional values, ingredients, and health advantages, among others. Frozen Yoghurt Vs […]Read more »
Biscuit vs. CookieUpdated:
Biscuits and cookies are two of the most loved baked goods in the world. What is the difference between biscuit vs. cookie? The difference between the two is the texture. Biscuits are hard and flaky and cookies are soft and chewy. These tasty treats are often enjoyed as a snack or dessert and are a […]Read more »
Custard Vs. Pudding: What is the Difference?Updated:
Custard Vs. Pudding When it comes to sweets, not much beats the rich, creamy taste of a delicious and simple dessert; with an extensive array of dessert options, you may ask yourself the differences between the most popular ones. For example, is there a difference between mousse and pudding? What is a tagalong? Are shortbread and sugar cookies different? Will […]Read more »
Cookie Sheet vs. Baking SheetUpdated:
Cookie sheet vs. baking sheet; both are necessary kitchen tools that are often used interchangeably, even though they are not exactly the same. But did you know there are actually differences between the two? A cookie sheet is a flat sheet of metal perforated with holes, allowing the heat to circulate evenly throughout when baking […]Read more »
Mousse vs. Pudding: What is the Difference?Updated:
Mousse vs. Pudding A delectable dessert can send your taste buds soaring. Whether you enjoy the creamy and smooth texture of vanilla pudding or mousse’s light and airy flavor, dessert lovers everywhere can agree that these desserts are delicious. Moussee and pudding are a tasty way to end a hearty meal. Chances are you enjoy at least […]Read more »
No-Bake vs. Baked CheesecakeUpdated:
Cheesecake is a delicious dessert eaten all around the world, there are two main types: no bake vs. baked cheesecake. No-bake cheesecake doesn’t contain any thickening ingredients or eggs and is set in the fridge. Baked cheesecake consists of a mixture of sugar, cheese, and eggs spread over cookie crumbs or graham crackers and then […]Read more »
Shortbread vs. Sugar Cookies: How They’re Different & Full Nutritional ComparisonUpdated:
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between shortbread vs. sugar cookies? The ingredients and the ratios of ingredients used are important differences between shortbread vs. sugar cookies. A sugar cookie recipe usually contains eggs, but a shortbread cookie recipe does not. Let’s dive deeper into the differences between these two treats! Shortbread vs. […]Read more »
Jelly Roll Pan vs. Cookie Sheet: How They’re Different And When to Use EachUpdated:
Baking is an art that requires the right tools to get the best results. The jelly roll pan and the cookie sheet are two of the most popular baking tools. Many often confuse these pans with one another, but both have distinctive differences in size, depth, material, and usage. In this article, we will explore […]Read more »
Dutch Apple Pie vs. Apple Pie: What’s the Main Difference?Updated:
Dutch apple pies have a crumbly topping unlike typical apple pies, which have a pie crust topping. Dutch apple pies, as opposed to other apple pie variations like French apple pies, contain a streusel topping that may require additional preparation time and equipment like a pastry blender. Apple pie is a classic American dessert that […]Read more »
Baked Sweet Potato DessertUpdated:
Lest a stellar baked potato be relegated solely to the russet type, check out this baked sweet potato dessert recipe. Whether you make just one or you create a baked potato bar (our favorites include taco stuffed baked potatoes or breakfast baked potatoes) and feature this option as the dessert, this dish is a big […]Read more »
Baked Potato Bar: Easy Ideas to Feed a CrowdUpdated:
Whether you have a crowd to feed or you simply want a fun alternative to the same old, same old, a baked potato bar is a perennial favorite. Seriously, who doesn’t love potatoes? And when you offer tons of fun toppings, everyone can create and enjoy a custom meal they’ll enjoy to the last bite. […]Read more »
11 Easy Things to Bake for KidsUpdated:
Baking together is a great way to spend time with your kids and introduce them to cooking and the importance of food safety. There are lots of easy things to bake for kids to get started learning about kitchen skills. Key Points of Baking with Your Child Getting Kids in the Kitchen There are many […]Read more »
Summer Barbecue Recipes: Burgers, Beans & BeyondPublished:
Nothing says summer like firing up the grill and enjoying a summer barbecue. Whether you’re having friends over or simply making some burgers and dogs with the family, these are the meals that memories are made of. And if you’re looking for some tasty barbecue recipes, we have you covered! So, break out the paper […]Read more »
Make a Gorgeous Birthday Smash CakeUpdated:
Do you want to do something a little different for a first birthday? Maybe you’re tired of store-bought cakes, or you want to add a little extra activity to a party. This is a great idea for a kid’s first birthday party, so read on to find out all about it! Key Points The idea […]Read more »
Pink Salad: The Dessert Recipe You Need to TryUpdated:
Pink Salad is a one-step dessert recipe loaded with pineapple, pecans and cherry flavor.Read more »
Apple Fritters RecipePublished:
Southern Apple Fritter Recipe Ingredients: Vegetable oil 3 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1 cup milk 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 cups finely chopped Golden Delicious apples 1/4 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons grated orange zest […]Read more »
Ritz Mock Apple Pie RecipeUpdated:
Ritz Mock Apple Pie Recipe Why would anyone want a mock apple pie when they could have a real apple pie? Well that’s a very good question. But once you get a taste of the Ritz Mock Apple Pie you may start to wonder why anyone would want a real apple pie when they can […]Read more »
Easter Bunny Cake Recipe and DirectionsUpdated:
Easter Bunny Cake This Easter, make a dessert the kids will have just as much fun making as they will eating. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups coconut, divided green food coloring 2 baked 9-inch round cake layers, cooled 3-4 cups buttercream or vanilla frostingassorted jelly beans and/or other candies for decorating Directions: 1. Tint 1/4 […]Read more »
Deep South Chocolate Pecan Pie RecipeUpdated:
Deep South Chocolate Pecan Pie Ingredients: Pastry for a 1-crust pie2 ounces (2 squares) unsweetened chocolate3 Tablespoons butter1 cup light corn syrup¾ cup white sugar3 eggs, lightly beaten1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 cup coarsely chopped pecans½ cup heavy cream, whipped Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 2. Line a 9-inch pie plate with […]Read more »
Honey Oatmeal Bread RecipeUpdated:
Mama’s Honey Oatmeal Bread of Contentment Nothing beats homemade bread for instant comfort. The smell of Mama Shirley’s Honey Oatmeal Bread was one of the most wonderful scents to come from the kitchen. This is the kind of recipe that as it bakes, makes us think of people, places, and moments in time when everything […]Read more »