American bake desserts recipes

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Toll House Cookie Pie

Toll House Cookie Pie

One of my favorite desserts, so simple to make, yet so rich is a Toll House Cookie Pie. It's even fun just saying it!! It can be made with or with…

A Culinary Journey with Chef Dennis
Apr 2010
Professional
3 votes
8577 views
Sweet Potato Crumb Cake

Sweet Potato Crumb Cake

Sweet potato make a great substitute for pumpkin. You can use either in this recipe.

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
2 votes
3921 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
7796 views
Chocolate Cookies From Scratch

Chocolate Cookies From Scratch

There are endless variations to the simple chocolate cookie. If you start by making them from scratch, you can take advantage of many of the…

MarkUpshaw
Apr 2011
Beginner
1 vote
6635 views
Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes

Krystina Castella
Aug 2008
Professional
4 votes
10077 views
“Bear Sign” (Or… a more polite name: “Nut & Berry Shortbread Bars”)

“Bear Sign” (Or… a more polite name: “Nut & Berry Shortbread Bars”)

During the off-season, when salmon aren’t readily available up north,…

Kevin Olomon
Feb 2010
Professional
6 votes
5583 views
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnaps and Walnuts

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnaps and Walnuts

We were treated to this wonderful cheesecake when visiting our good friends in Pasadena. It was beautiful and…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2010
Advanced
8 votes
2131 views
Cajun Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

Cajun Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

I am surprised more folks haven't tried this. I have been asked for this recipe more times than I can remember.…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
2 votes
4355 views
Buttermilk Coconut Cake

Buttermilk Coconut Cake

My father remembered the coconut cake I made him for Father's Day and asked for a coconut cake for his birthday. I don't make desserts when it's…

Kathleen Scott
Aug 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
4910 views
Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
8605 views
Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding (easily converts to a lighter bread pudding dessert)

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding (easily converts to a lighter bread pudding dessert)

Bread puddings are the ultimate comfort food, but if you're into light,…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
4 votes
4995 views
Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Think macaroon with a chocolate kiss - a match made in heaven. These will disappear fast on your valentine cookie tray. Be sure to have chocolate…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2017
Professional
1 vote
176 views
Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie

I've made this pie every summer since I was 10. The crust is a little salty which is a nice accompaniment to the sweet strawberries. Everyone…

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
11329 views
Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

Very rich peanut butter and chocolate brownies with a fluffy peanut butter topping.

Piper Seeger
Mar 2009
Advanced
4 votes
6775 views
Insanely Chocolaty Cookies

Insanely Chocolaty Cookies

Plain and simple... I think I just found the BEST tasting chocolate cookie ever and of course, I had to share it with you. Well I had a little…

Daydreamer Desserts
Feb 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
2558 views