Are you still just making muffins in those muffin tins? Muffins are fine, but these creative recipes for individual desserts will have you pulling out those muffin tins a lot more often.
1. Oreo peanut butter brownie cakes
Stacked Oreo cookies and peanut butter are baked in brownie batter for these out-of-this-world Oreo peanut butter brownie cakes that everyone will love.
2. Almost no-bake mini chocolate-peanut butter pies
Graham cracker and toffee crusts are filled with fluffy peanut butter cream cheese and drizzled with chocolate ganache for almost no-bake mini chocolate-peanut butter pies.
3. Clementine upside-down cakes
These little cuties will have you waiting impatiently at the oven for a delightful bite of a clementine upside-down cake drizzled in orange syrup.
4. White chocolate-pumpkin cups
White chocolate makes a perfect pumpkin pairing in these easy-to-make dessert cups filled with pumpkin cream cheese centers spiced with cinnamon.
5. Chocolate-cranberry sweet rolls
Baked with rich dark chocolate and tart cranberries, these intriguing chocolate-cranberry sweet rolls are a delicious finish to any meal.
6. Mini French silk cookie pies
French silk meets American tradition when you combine the velvety-smooth chocolate filling with chocolate chip cookies in mini French silk pies you won’t soon forget.
7. Ice cream sundaes in oatmeal cookie cups
Butter pecan ice cream topped with caramel and pecans transforms ordinary cookie dough into a decadent ice cream sundae in an oatmeal cookie cup.
8. Cannoli bites
These cannoli bites may not be fried, but this inventive take on the classic pastry is just as delicate and creamy as the original.
9. Mini cherry pies
Fresh cherry pie with a lattice crust just like Nana used to make, but, you know, smaller and way cuter.
10. Individual Oreo turtle cheesecakes
These quick and easy individual Oreo turtle cheesecakes may take only 10 minutes to make, but they’ll be gone even faster.
11. Mini banana cream cookie pies
Chilled banana pudding is scooped into mini sugar cookie bowls and topped with a slice of fresh banana and whipped cream for a two-bite banana cream pie.
12. Cheesecake brownie bites
Homemade cheesecake filling and brownie batter are swirled together for a decadent cheesecake brownie bite that won’t make you choose between desserts.
13. Texas pecan Roca
In an assuredly Texan twist on Almond Roca, pecan butter crunch is coated with melted Hershey’s Kisses and crushed pecan pieces.
14. Cheesecake cupcakes with strawberry or salted caramel topping
A simple and elegant dessert cup, these cheesecake cupcakes are covered with sweet strawberry sauce or buttery salted caramel.
15. Mini Key lime cheesecakes
Dive into the signature dessert of Key West without leaving your kitchen with these sweet and tart mini Key lime cheesecakes.
16. Mint chocolate cookie cups
Dimpled chocolate cookie cups are filled with refreshing mint frosting for this over-the-top treat.
17. Frosted candy bar-stuffed cookie cups
Soft and chewy cookie crust cups stuffed with a fun-size candy bar, frosted with vanilla buttercream and topped with crushed candy bars. I know, right?
18. Eggnog pecan tartlets
Home for the holidays? Even if you aren’t, you’ll revel in the flavors of eggnog and pecan in these adorable individual dessert tartlets.