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No Bake Cake Batter Cake BallsIt's time for our yearly round-up of the top 100 reader favorite recipes. These are the 100 best dessert recipes on Our list includes dessert for every dessert-lover's tastes and preferences. Whether you adore chocolate desserts, or can't get enough peach cobblers, we have some desserts below that you'll love. Our top 100 list has everything from layered cakes for ambitious bakers, to easy 3-minute recipes that can be prepared at lightning speed. 


Make sure to browse through the amazing collection of dessert recipes below to find your dessert soul-mate. 100 recipes may be more than you can make in a year, but we bet that there will be a few recipes below that sound simply irresistible to you. If you haven’t tried our No Bake Cake Batter Cake Balls, make sure you do! It was our Number One recipe this year. 


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Table of Contents


Dessert Bar Recipes


Lazy Day Macaroon BarsDessert bars are easy to make, and even easier to eat. Best of all, they come in all types and flavors. We love the Chubby Hubby Cookie Bars especially, but all of these easy dessert bar recipes are sure to please your taste buds. They also make perfect potluck or bake sale recipes, because they are so easy to make in bulk and serve. 


  1. 2-Ingredient Fat Free Lemon Bars

  2. Lazy Day Coconut Macaroon Bars (shown)

  3. Insanely Easy Lemon Gooey Bars 

  4. Chubby Hubby Cookie Bars 

  5. Awesome Autumn Apple Pie Bars 

  6. Unbelievable Frosted Pumpkin Bars 



No Bake Dessert Recipes


Banana Split Lasagna We can't get enough no-bake desserts at, and it seems like our readers can't either! Here are our most popular no-bake desserts of the year. We are proud of our very own no-bake Banana Split Lasagna, which was Number Two in our Top 100 list. If you're looking for a must-make dessert for next year, start your year off with this easy, creamy no-bake dessert.


  1. No Bake Banana Split Lasagna (shown)

  2. No Bake Cake Batter Cake Balls 

  3. Ridiculously Easy 3-Ingredient Oreo Balls 

  4. Super Easy Chocolate Fudge 

  5. 2-Minute Coffee Cake Mug Cake 

  6. Golden Apple Lasagna 

  7. Lemon Lush Lasagna 

  8. Vanilla Dreamboat Dessert Lasagna 

  9. Kit Kat Bites 

  10. Orange Creamsicle Balls 

  11. Best Oreo Truffles Ever 

  12. No Bake Banana Split Cake 

  13. Pumpkin Pie Lasagna 

  14. Fluffy Jell-O Mousse Cake 

  15. No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Lasagna 


The Best Pie Recipes


Dreamy Coconut Cream PieNo ultimate dessert list could be complete without including some pie recipes. Cream pie recipes and old-fashioned pie recipes really caught readers' interests this year. Best Ever Chocolate Cream Pie was a huge hit, and our Dreamy Coconut Cream Pie is a classic favorite for TheBestDessertRecipes readers. Make sure to try out those recipes for your next family gathering. 


  1. Cloud Nine Banana Cream Pie 

  2. Dreamy Coconut Cream Pie (shown)

  3. Best Ever Chocolate Cream Pie 

  4. Grandma's Old Fashioned Apple Pie 

  5. Sinfully Smooth Strawberry Cream Pie 

  6. Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie 

  7. No Bake Copycat Snickers Pie 


The Best Cake Recipes


Coconut Cream Pie Poke CakeThere are many wacky kinds of desserts out there, but everyone loves a classic cake recipe. Whether your personal favorite is coffee cake, poke cake, or good old cake from scratch, we have some satisfying recipes that are sure to hit the spot. 


  1. Grandma's Prized Lemon Crazy Cake 

  2. Lovely Lemon Poke Cake 

  3. OMG Earthquake Cake 

  4. Magnificent Pumpkin Magic Cake 

  5. Moist and Fluffy Coconut Cake 

  6. Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake 

  7. Better Than Sex Coconut Cream Pie Poke Cake (shown)

  8. The Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake 

  9. Millionaire Marshmallow Fluff Cake 

  10. Heavenly Carrot Cake Poke Cake 

  11. Orange Creamsicle Cake 

  12. Dandy Diner Dream Cake 

  13. Granny's Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake 

  14. Lightened-Up Carrot Cake 

  15. Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze 

  16. Tried and True Classic Buttery Pound Cake


Dump Cake Recipes


Black Forest Dump CakeThere is one type of cake recipe that is so beloved by readers that we had to call it out in its own section: dump cakes! These easy and delicious cakes are super simple to make. All you need to do is dump the ingredients together, bake, and enjoy. No wonder they are so popular!


  1. Irresistible Black Forest Dump Cake 

  2. Easy Cherry Dump Cake 

  3. Lazy Day Peach Dump Cake 

  4. Just Like Mom's Apple Dump Cake 

  5. Very Blueberry Dump Cake 

  6. Incredibly Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake 

  7. Heavenly Slow Cooker Dump Cake 

  8. Perfect Peach Pineapple Dump Cake 

  9. Spiced Pumpkin Apple Dump Cake 


Homemade Candy Recipes


Millionaire Tuxedo FudgeYou can buy candy at any grocery store or gourmet sweets shop, but there's something special about homemade candy that makes candy recipes so popular from year to year on Whether you love fun, copycat candy bar recipes, or are looking for an old fashioned candy recipe like your grandmother used to make, we have some special choices for you. 


  1. Reindeer Poop 

  2. Millionaire Tuxedo Fudge  (shown)

  3. 3-Ingredient Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Fudge 

  4. Old Fashioned Cinnamon Rock Candy 

  5. Mrs. Claus Christmas Cookie Fudge 
  6. 3-Ingredient Microwave Peanut Butter Cups

  7. Mini Homemade Mounds Candy Bars 

  8. 3-Ingredient Butterfinger Bars 


Chocolate Dessert Recipes


Secret Ingredient Chocolate Bundt CakeIt's no surprise that there are always plenty of chocolate dessert recipes in our yearly roundup. Chocolate is a classic baking ingredient. We can't get enough of it, and it seems there are plenty of chocoholics out there that will love these chocolate dessert recipes. Chocolate cake, chocolate lasagna, chocolate cheesecake. You won't want to miss a single one!


  1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Bundt Cake (shown)

  2. Two Ingredient Chocolate Coke Cake 

  3. The World's Best Chocolate Cake 

  4. Classic Chocolate Poke Cake 

  5. Tantalizing 4-Ingredient Chocolate Lasagna 

  6. Better Than Portillo's Chocolate Cake 

  7. OMG Chocolate Lasagna 

  8. S'mores Chocolate Lasagna 

  9. Gooey Chocolate Bumpy Cake 

  10. Guilty Pleasure Oreo Cheesecake 


The Best Cookie Recipes


Insanely Soft Peanut Butter CookiesCookies are another classic type of dessert that we knew would show up in our top 100. These easy cookie recipes are the best of the best. Whether you are looking for a cookie recipe for a holiday party are simply for a regular week day, make sure you try out one of these top cookie recipes. 


  1. North Pole Snowball Cookies 

  2. Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookie Bites 

  3. Crazy Easy Peanut Butter Cake Mix Cookies 

  4. Ovenless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies 

  5. No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Drop Cookies 

  6. Insanely Easy Soft Peanut Butter Cookies  (shown)


Super Easy Dessert Recipes


Sex in a PanWe know a dessert recipe doesn't have to be complicated and time-consuming in order to be delicious. These super easy dessert recipes are not only some of our tastiest desserts, they are also some of our quickest to make and easiest to prepare. Adorable mug cakes take only minutes to make, and creamy Sex in a Pan dessert recipes require only a few steps to create a smooth, parfait-type dessert. 


  1. "Oh My!" Banana Cream Pie Six in a Pan 

  2. Creamy Dreamy Sex in a Pan

  3. Sex in a Pan The Original!  

  4. Inside Out Cream Puff Cake 

  5. How to Make Pie Crust from Cake Mix 

  6. Unbelievable Pecan Pie Bread Pudding 

  7. Double Decker Sex in a Pan 

  8. Cookies and Cream Parfait 

  9. Fudgy Chocolate Brownie Microwave Mug Cake 

  10. Itty Bitty Cannoli Bites 

  11. Root Beer Float Cupcakes 

  12. 4-Minute Cake Batter Mug Cake 

  13. Classy Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake

  14. Fat Man's Layered Delight 

  15. Homemade Dole Whip 

  16. Million Dollar Frosting 


Easy Cobbler Recipes


Easy Southern Peach CobblerThese wonderful fruit desserts have sweet fruit filling and a warm, crumble topping. No wonder they were such a hit this year. Peach cobbler certainly takes the cake when it comes to the type of desserts readers were in love with the most. We have five different peach cobbler recipes in our top 100, because you can't have enough easy peach cobbler recipes. 


  1. Lazy Day Apple Cake Mix Cobbler 

  2. 6-Layer Miracle Cobbler 

  3. Easy Peasy Peach Cobbler 

  4. Easy Southern Peach Cobbler

  5. Crispy Pantry Peach Cobbler 

  6. Grandma's Best Peach Cobbler

  7. Texas Peach Cobbler 


Was your favorite 2015 dessert recipe on the list? Let us know what it is in the comments!



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