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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Small Batch Ladyfingers

Ladyfingers are light and airy sweet biscuits that are often used in desserts such as tiramisu but are also lovely little cookies to enjoy with coffee or tea. This easy ladyfingers recipe calls for just 4 ingredients!

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Mini Spice Cake

A tender and buttery spice cake packed with the warm flavors of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Easy to make and so much better than any boxed cake mix. This wonderful mini cake is perfect for serving one or two people.

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Small Batch Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This fantastic Butter Pecan Ice Cream recipe will soon become your favorite! - No machine needed to make this rich, creamy, egg free, no churn ice cream. This ice cream is easy to make and has the wonderful butter pecan flavor we love.

a banana cream pie in a dessert bowl.

Banana Cream Pie For One

Homemade banana cream pie made with one banana, creamy vanilla pudding and a cookie crust. A deliciously rich single serving banana cream pie recipe.

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Easy Strawberry Shortcake For One

This Strawberry Shortcake recipe is the perfect size to satisfy a sweet tooth. One homemade buttery shortcake biscuit sliced in half and filled with sweet sliced strawberries and fresh whipped cream. Ready in minutes!

chocolate mousse made with two ingredients in a bowl

Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse For One

Easy 2 ingredient chocolate mousse recipe made with just cream and chocolate. A rich and creamy single serving dessert that can be whipped up in minutes.

a plate of peanut butter cookies

Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are soft, chewy, and totally irresistible! They’re made with pantry staples and no chilling of the dough is required. Packed with peanut butter flavor, these cookies are so easy to make and can be ready in minutes.

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Small Batch Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies

Small Batch DoubleTree Cookie Recipe - For the first time, DoubleTree Hotel has released their original chocolate chip cookie recipe and we've scaled down the ingredients to bring you a small batch version of these famous cookies!

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Tiramisu For One

Easy Tiramisu recipe made with coffee-dipped ladyfingers (store-bought or homemade) surrounded by a lightly sweetened, creamy, egg-free filling. This wonderful no bake Italian dessert can be ready in minutes!

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Shamrock Shake

A homemade spin on the iconic fast food Shamrock Shake made with vanilla ice cream, milk, mint extract, and green food coloring. So easy to make!

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Guinness Float

A refreshing Guinness float recipe made with Guinness beer and ice cream then topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup. Incredibly delicious!

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