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.

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.

doubletree cookies | one dish kitchen

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!

tiramisu for one | one dish kitchen

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!

shamrock shake for one | one dish kitchen

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!

guinness float | one dish kitchen

Guinness Float

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

coconut cream pie for one | one dish kitchen

Coconut Cream Pie For One

An easy single serving coconut cream pie recipe featuring a rich custard filling and topped with an simple meringue topping. Made with just one egg and plenty of toasted coconut, it’s the perfect dessert for one!

peanut butter balls | one dish kitchen

Small Batch Peanut Butter Balls

These peanut butter balls are reminiscent of classic school lunchroom treats. This no bake dessert is made with just three ingredients and are so easy to make. This small batch yields the perfect amount for one or two people.

Tww Red Velvet Donuts with white frosting drizzeled on top served on a white plate

Small Batch Red Velvet Donuts

Fantastic Small Batch Red Velvet Donuts Recipe - these donuts are the best homemade donuts! Easy to make and topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting. This recipe makes about three to four of the best tasting donuts!

Mini King Cake | One Dish Kitchen

Mini King Cake

Celebrate Mardi Gras with this Mini King Cake recipe. A perfectly sweet, festive, tender and delicious king cake drizzled with icing and topped with colored sugar. Easy to make and the perfect size for serving one or two people.

panna cotta | one dish kitchen

Panna Cotta For One

This classic panna cotta recipe is made with just a few simple ingredients. This Italian dessert is velvety smooth and creamy with a delicate sweetness. Indulge yourself with this easy to make decadent single serving dessert.

two chocolate cupcakes | one dish kitchen

Two Chocolate Cupcakes

You'll love this easy and delicious small batch chocolate cupcake recipe! These cupcakes are light and tender and topped with a rich, luscious chocolate buttercream frosting. This wonderful recipe will yield TWO of the best tasting chocolate cupcakes.

peanut butter pie for one

Peanut Butter Pie For One

Easy peanut butter pie recipe with a buttery graham cracker crust. This decadent and indulgent creamy peanut butter pie is made with just a few ingredients. It's a single serving dessert that's the perfect cure for a sweet craving.

snickerdoodle cookies | one dish kitchen

Small Batch Snickerdoodle Recipe

A classic snickerdoodle recipe which will yield a small batch of snickerdoodles! Soft and buttery, these cookies are covered with cinnamon sugar and are so easy to make.

pie crust for one pie | one dish kitchen

How To Make A Mini Pie Crust

Easy, buttery pie crust recipe! If you’re cooking for one, you may not want to bake a standard sized pie, this single serving pie crust recipe is perfect to use when you’re craving a pie for one.

apple butter | one dish kitchen

Small Batch Apple Butter

This homemade apple butter is made in a slow cooker. It's perfectly spiced and so easy to make. This small batch apple butter recipe comes with step-by-step instructions. It's wonderful to spread on toast, to use in a recipe, or to give as a gift.

mini pound cake | one dish kitchen

Mini Pound Cake Recipe

A classic pound cake recipe transformed into a "quarter" pound cake! Baked in a small baking dish this buttery, tender and golden mini cake recipe yields the perfect amount for one or two people.

peanut butter kiss cookies | peanut butter blossoms on a cooling rack | one dish kitchen

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

If you're a fan of chocolate and peanut butter, you will absolutely love these Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies. They're also known as Peanut Butter Blossoms and they're heavenly. This small batch cookie recipe will yield 6 Peanut Butter Blossom cookies.

apple galette for one | one dish kitchen

Apple Galette For One

This is the easiest Apple Galette recipe! This single serving dessert features chopped apples spooned into the center of an easy to make flour crust then topped with a mix of sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. There's no need for any special dish. A galette is rustic, simple, and incredibly delicious!

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