Some easy-to-make dessert recipes include quick cherry crisp, rocky road parfaits and butterscotch pretzel bars. To make quick cherry crisp, mix together 1/2 cup of sugar with 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, and stir it into 4 cups of frozen red cherries. As the cherries cook on medium heat for 12 minutes, combine 1 cup of crumbled shortbread cookies, 2 tablespoon of melted butter and 1/4 cup toasted and chopped pecans. Serve the cookie mixture over the cherry mixture.Continue Reading
To make a rocky road parfait, combine 1 package of chocolate or chocolate fudge instant pudding mix with 2 cups of milk. Combine 3/4 cup of the prepared pudding with 1/2 cup of whipped topping, and spoon it into four dessert dishes along with the rest of the chocolate pudding. Top the dessert with 1/4 cup of unsalted peanuts and 1/4 cup of miniature marshmallows.
Make butterscotch pretzel bars by combining 1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar, 1 cup of creamy peanut butter, 6 tablespoons of melted butter and 2 cups of crushed pretzels in a bowl and pressing it into the bottom of a baking pan. Melt an 11-ounce package of butterscotch chips in 1/4 cup of whipping cream in a saucepan over medium heat. Pour the butterscotch mixture over the pretzels, and sprinkle 1/2 cup of crushed pretzels and 1/2 cup of chopped peanuts on top. Chill the dessert for two hours before cutting and serving.Learn more about Desserts