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Single Serving Dessert Recipes

Whether you are looking for a great way to finish a meal or satisfy a midday craving for something sweet, a great dessert is an indulgence that you deserve.

Of course, a lot of dessert recipes leave you stuck with tons of leftovers you don’t want to feel tempted by, but also don’t want to let go to waste. With these single serving dessert recipes, you get the pleasure you crave without the guilt. From classic homemade Vanilla Ice Cream, to favorites like Pecan Pie, Lemon Bars, and Small Batch Oatmeal Cookies, you’re sure to discover the perfect recipe for satisfying that sweet tooth. And if you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary, you’ll love the Bananas Foster and the Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse.

an open faced blueberry pie in a red baking dish next to a blue and white kitchen towel and lemons

Mini Blueberry Pie

This is the easiest blueberry pie recipe! This mini pie is bursting with sweet, juicy blueberries and is baked on a buttery shortbread cookie crust.

a bowl filled with jello fluff with nuts, pineapples, and cottage cheese

Small Batch Pineapple Lime Jello Salad

Pineapple Lime Jello Salad, also called Moon Glow Salad made with lime jello, crushed pineapples, cottage cheese, and nuts. One of my most requested desserts and so easy to make!

a pudding in a small clear glass topped with a grapefruit segment

Grapefruit Posset For One

Light and fresh-tasting grapefruit posset made with cream and grapefruit juice is a wonderfully refreshing dessert that is very easy to make.

a single brownie topped with vanilla ice cream in a small white ramekin

Deep Dish Brownie

Rich and fudgy deep dish brownie with a crispy top and an extra fudgy center. The only single serving brownie recipe you need!

a grapefruit cake in a blue rectangular dish

Mini Grapefruit Cake

Buttery grapefruit cake drizzled with a wonderful grapefruit glaze. Easy to prepare and the perfect amount for one or two people to enjoy.

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Small Batch Sugar Cookies

This is the best sugar cookie recipe! This small batch recipe is definitely one for your recipe box. These soft, lofthouse style sugar cookies melt in your mouth and are topped with a rich buttercream frosting. 

a close up of four apple fritters on a silver tray.

Small Batch Apple Fritters

Crispy on the outside and soft with sweet bits of apples and crunchy pecans on the insides, these Apple Fritters are a delight. Lightly dusted with powdered sugar, this small batch recipe will yield about four fritters, depending on how large you make them.

a small batch of pralines on a dish.

Small Batch Pralines

This authentic Southern pralines recipe is made using pecans, sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla. Rich, creamy, and so easy to make. Ready in less than 20 minutes!

two chocolate cookies on a blue plate with a bowl of cookies in the background.

Small Batch Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies

This soft and chewy eggless chocolate chip cookies recipe is perfect for those with an egg allergy or if you're simply out of eggs. This delicious small batch recipe makes just a few cookies - great for satisfying a cookie craving!

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake For One | One Dish Kitchen

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake For One

Creamy No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe For One - a rich, creamy cheesecake made with a buttery graham cracker crust. Made with a few simple ingredients and canned pumpkin puree. A delightful single serving dessert recipe!

a dessert bowl filled with vanilla ice cream and fruit.

Small Batch Caramelized Plums

Caramelized Plums - Two plums sautéed with butter and a touch of sugar. These softened plums are wonderful spooned over ice cream or pancakes. Ready in minutes and incredibly delicious!

three cookies on a plate dipped in chocolate and covered with colored sprinkles next to a pink napkin.

Small Batch Butter Cookies Recipe

An easy recipe for melt in your mouth butter cookies! These cookies are perfectly sweet with slightly crisp edges. They can be enjoyed simply or topped with nuts or dipped in chocolate. Such a versatile recipe.

a small blueberry cobbler baked in a white dish on a trivet placed on top of a silver tray.

Blueberry Cobbler For One

Easy single serving blueberry cobbler recipe made with a handful of fresh or frozen blueberries and a few simple pantry ingredients.

frozen chocolate bananas

Frozen Chocolate Banana

A frozen chocolate banana makes the perfect treat! Made with just one banana, chocolate and sprinkles for fun. So easy to make and the perfect cure for a sweet craving.

an overhead view of a milkshake with a red straw next to the glass.

Strawberry Milkshake For One

This is the best strawberry milkshake recipe! It's rich and creamy and can be made with fresh or frozen strawberries. It's nothing like the fast-food milkshakes, this one is pure strawberry and it's perfect.

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