11 Quick & Easy Desserts

Pudding and fruit parfaits – use clear glasses or clear disposable cups for easy cleanup.

Pudding and cookie crumb parfaits – use up those broken cookie pieces.

Berries and whipped topping – serve in a bowl or an ice cream cone.

Refrigerated cookie dough cookies – bake while you’re eating dinner to encourage your kids to eat their meal.

Ice cream sundaes made with fruit toppings

Quick cobbler*

Apple Brown Betty**

Angel food cake slices topped with canned pie filling

Fluffy Crumb Pudding – stir together cookie crumbs, pudding and whipped topping

Fruit with sauce – serve fruit pieces with cocktail picks for kids to dip into store-bought caramel or chocolate sauce.

Fruit Sandwiches – combine chopped fruit and whipped cream cheese. Spread between graham crackers to make sandwiches.


*Quick Cobbler Recipe

Preheat oven (or toaster oven) to 400° F.
Pour a large can of peach or pear slices into a medium baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle cinnamon over the fruit. Put a few pats of butter or margarine on top of the fruit.
Mix together 1 c. biscuit or pancake mix, 1 T. sugar, ½ c. milk. Pour it over the fruit leaving patches of fruit exposed.
Bake 12 – 15  minutes. Test the doneness of the cake portion with a toothpick. When the pick comes out clean, the cobbler is done.

**Apple Brown Betty Recipe

Combine 1 1/2 c. rolled oats, ¼ c. brown sugar, a pinch of salt and 2 T. margarine or butter with a fork until the butter is blended and the mixture looks like cookie dough.
Pour 2 cans of apple pie filling into a round baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Be sure the dish will fit into your microwave.
Spread the oats mixture over the top .
Bake in the microwave on #7 or #8 power until the fruit is hot and bubbly. The topping will be chewy.

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