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Desserts make the meal special. You can spend three days cooking but if the dessert fails, then those three days would have been better spent cleaning dust balls out of dark hallway corners.

But don’t sweat it! Here is an easy place to shine, show off maybe a little bit, and put smiles on faces. Baked or frozen or anything in between, from super simple to not too complicated, I have you covered.

Simple And Easy Desserts

Might as well start with the easiest and simplest desserts, because this doesn’t have to be complicated. It just has to be sweet enough that it is hard to resist. Delicious enough that folks will make a little extra room for it. That is what it is all about.

Desserts To Bake

Ok, I know baking sometimes seems like a mountain too high to put a cherry on top, but they don’t have to be. There are easy baked sweet treat recipes that you can easily do at home.

I mean in a regular oven and everything. You don’t even have to wear one of those fancy pastry chef hats or anything. Promise.

Desserts To Make At Home

Homemade desserts trump store bought every time. A heaping helping of  heart and a big old dollop of soul goes into homemade dessert. Those are the magic ingredients that make everything taste better.

The best homemade confections require only a few more ingredients than that, and don’t take long to make either. After all, everyone is going to probably rush through the meal to get to the dessert…

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