Daily Indulgence: June 2012
One of our editors loves cutting cookies into shapes. We like it better when she uses those cookies to make cookie sandwiches. Patriotic? Of course! Delicious? Definitely.
Star-Shaped Snickerdoodles Recipe
Mini Berry Cobblers
Prepare yourself for cuteness overload. Tiny cast-iron skillets make perfect single-serving desserts. These cobblers are so tasty that you may find yourself using your mini skillet as a spoon.
Mini Berry Cobblers Recipe
Grilled Pound Cake with Blueberries
That's right. Tonight we're firing up the grill and adding a slice of delicious pound cake to the fire. In about fifteen minutes, we'll have a dessert that screams summer and leaves us feeling oh-so satisfied.
Grilled Pound Cake with Blueberries Recipe
Peach "Fried" Pie
These "fried" pies are sometimes called hand pies because they're individually portioned and ready for transport. Perk up your ride home with one of these babies riding shotgun.
Peach "Fried" Pie Recipe
Buttermilk Chicken and Waffles
Take the diner classic and shrink it down to a single, perfect bite. The salty-sweet balance will leave you craving more, and the flavor combination will have you dancing in your shoes.
Buttermilk Chicken and Waffles Recipe
Carrot Cake Muffins
These muffins have a secret: They're cake. Baking cakes in muffin tins makes them bake more quickly, which means that you get a single-serving dessert in no time. Pop one out of the tin with a fork and enjoy.
Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe
Lemon-Graham Icebox Cake
Make grandma proud with this classic lemon icebox cake. One bite and you'll be back on her plastic-covered couch watching stories in the heat of the afternoon.
Lemon-Graham Icebox Cake Recipe
Celebrate Friday with a cool, refreshing drink. If this lemonade doesn't satisfy your thirst, you must be dreaming. Wake up and enjoy your beverage!
Raspberry-Lemonade Spritzer Recipe
Strawberry Cream Pie
Once you tear your eyes away from those gorgeous berries, you'll notice that they're sitting in a double-chocolate crust. Hungry yet?
Strawberry Cream Pie Recipe
Skip the hassle of the deep fryer and embark on an oven-baked churro adventure. Whether this recipe reminds you of childhood or that one night on Spring Break in Cabo, it's guaranteed to take you back. Savor a bite and enjoy.
Oven-Baked Churros Recipe
Lemon Pound Cake
How can you improve on classic pound cake? By adding a hint of lemon! The tart flavor balances the oh-so rich batter. Don't worry, though; it's still over-the-top delicious.
Lemon Pound Cake Recipe
Vanilla Sponge Cakes with Fresh Berry Filling
Did you know that many "fancy" single-serving desserts start with a muffin tin? That's right, just slice them and top with berries and cream and you've got an easy, impressive dessert.
Vanilla Sponge Cakes with Fresh Berry Filling Recipe
No-Bake Fresh Strawberry Pie
No baking means the oven stays off and your family stays cool and happy. Plus, you only need to chill it for 30 minutes, so make it, play a card game, and then dig in.
No-Bake Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe
Strawberry Meringue Cake
Are you drooling yet? This show-stopping strawberry cake is a scene-stealer at any dinner party. Practice your bow before you serve.
Strawberry Meringue Cake Recipe
Spice Cake with Tipsy Vanilla-Rum Sauce
Bring out your inner pirate to enjoy the rum-soaked flavor of this tropical bundt cake. And, remember, when they ask who wants seconds, the correct answer is, "Aye!"
Spice Cake with Tipsy Vanilla-Rum Sauce Recipe
Peanut Butter-Banana Icebox Pie
If Elvis were alive, he would totally indulge in slice or two of this over-the-top pie. In his memory, enjoy a slice yourself.
Peanut Butter-Banana Icebox Pie Recipe
Surprise the man in your life with a guy-friendly cupcake. No silly sprinkles here; we've topped this bad boy with bacon. Serve with a pint and a side of steak.
Double-Maple Cupcakes Recipe
This praline bread has so many reviews that it was hard picking a favorite until we found this one: "OMG this recipe is to die for." We completely agree. Prepare to wow your guests this summer.
Praline-Apple Bread Recipe
Nectarine-Raspberry Hand Pies
Help yourself to a hand pie that only calls for five ingredients. Five. The only way to make it easier is to hit the drive through.
Nectarine-Raspberry Hand Pies Recipe
Crab Cake Hush Puppies
Transform crab cakes into a popable appetizer for festive cocktail parties. The bite-size treats get a quick fry to ensure a mouthwatering crust.
Crab Cake Hush Puppies Recipe
Jamaican Banana Bread
Banana bread topped with only pecans is so 2011. Upgrade your recipe this year with a hint of rum and a sprinkle of coconut. Then sit back and let your taste buds take you on vacation--you've earned it.
Jamaican Banana Bread Recipe
Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Peach Pie
Summer starts now, so make the most of it by transforming fresh fruit into a drool-worthy pie. Next on your Summer Bucket List: star-gazing.
Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Peach Pie Recipe
Strawberry-Pretzel Icebox Pie
This chilled, creamy pie is the dessert equivalent of a swimming hole--so refreshing you can't help but dive in.
Strawberry-Pretzel Icebox Pie Recipe
Better than a cookie, easier to eat than a slice of pie, these on-the-go treats are perfect for you picnic, potluck, or midnight snack under the covers.
Swoon Pies Recipe
It's rare that one bite of a dessert satisfies every craving you have. However, with tart lemon, sweet strawberries, and a buttery shortbread crust, this dessert does it. Of course, that doesn't mean you have to stop at just one bite...
Strawberry-Lemon Shortbread Recipe
Kitchen Sink Brownies
The only thing missing from these brownies is you. Grab a mixer and get to work; you've got brownies to bake!
Kitchen Sink Brownies Recipe
Malted Milk Ice Cream Pie
Who needs to run through the sprinklers? This ice-cold pie gives you a refreshing chill from your taste buds to your toes.
Malted Milk Ice Cream Pie Recipe
Molten Marshmallow-Chocolate Cakes
A thirteen year old dreamed up this recipe, which makes us love it even more. Is it ok to have a crush on marshmallow filling?
Molten Marshmallow-Chocolate Cakes Recipe
Southern Sweet Tea
While you sip this refreshing beverage, practice your best Southern speak. How y'all doin' out there?
Southern Sweet Tea Recipe
Lemonade Layer Cake
This lemonade layer cake screams summer and is racing around the Pinterest boards faster than a baby squirrel on hot asphalt. Make one tonight to share with family and friends.
Lemonade Layer Cake Recipe