American summer desserts recipes

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Easy Dump Cake: Angel Food Pineapple Cake

Easy Dump Cake: Angel Food Pineapple Cake

What’s not to love about dump cake recipes? And this one is in a class all by itself. When you need to serve a…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
57 votes
51279 views
Spiced Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Spiced Pumpkin Crumb Cake

My son likes Pumpkin muffins and wanted me to make some and I didn't have everything I needed for that recipe. So I created this cake from what I…

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
209 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
17 votes
11478 views
Easy Cake Mix Oatmeal Craisin Cookies

Easy Cake Mix Oatmeal Craisin Cookies

Using a Spice Cake mix adds great flavor to the cookies. I like Craisins but you could use raisins or dried…

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
201 views
Toffee & Coconut Peanut Butter Cookies

Toffee & Coconut Peanut Butter Cookies

Name says it all Yum!

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
176 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
15 votes
7683 views
Peppermint Pattie Cookies

Peppermint Pattie Cookies

When I bite into a York Peppermint Pattie I get a ..... You know the saying, these are just cool and yummy!

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
168 views
Chocolate Pretzel Cookie Treats

Chocolate Pretzel Cookie Treats

These are so easy to make and to personalize with your favorite toppings. Use your favorite candy, nuts, crushed cookie bit whatever you like!…

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
162 views
Easy Bake Biscotti

Easy Bake Biscotti

The Biscotti can be traced back to Roman times. They were a convenient food that contained sustenance for both travelers and the Roman Legions. The…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
1 vote
1337 views
Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter Frosting

The perfect fluffy frosting for brownies or chocolate cake. Sweet but not too sweet. Peanut buttery but not greasy. So wonderful and it won't over…

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2014
Advanced
2 votes
361 views
Peanut Butter Kisses

Peanut Butter Kisses

Who doesn't love peanut butter and chocolate? Best cookie ever!

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
181 views
Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yummy chocolate chip cookie

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
150 views
Banana Peanut Butter Mock Ice Cream

Banana Peanut Butter Mock Ice Cream

All you need is a banana, peanut butter, and a food processor or blender to turn out to be the most delicious,…

NYCNomNom
Apr 2010
Advanced
6 votes
9519 views
Joy of Cooking's Peach Pie I.

Joy of Cooking's Peach Pie I.

I love this recipe because it highlights the red interior of the halved peaches and looks gorgeous. It's faster to prepare because there's less…

K. Garner
Aug 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2593 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
3097 views