Friday is National Dessert Day, a holiday that encourages people to indulge in sweet treats.
Whether you’re a cookie monster or cupcake lover, National Dessert Day is the perfect excuse to spoil yourself with something sweet.
Keep reading to see 10 drool-worthy dessert recipes to try this National Dessert Day.
1. Pumpkin Pie Greek Yogurt Mousse
Pumpkin is a classic fall flavor, making this pumpkin pie Greek yogurt mousse the perfect seasonal treat.
2. S'mores "Cinnamon" Rolls
Cinnamon rolls get even more delicious thanks to this recipe. Filled with chocolate butter and sugar and topped with marshmallows and chocolate frosting, these cinnamon rolls are even better than the traditional style, plus they're gluten free.
3. Red Velvet Milkshake
It might be chilly outside, but it’s never too cold for a milkshake, especially a red velvet one. Made with real red velvet cake, this shake is a deliciously decadent dessert.
4. Skillet Pear Custard Cake
This custard-like cake with fresh pear is an easy fall dessert to prepare. Because of its pretty presentation, it’s perfect for holiday gatherings or romantic date night dinners.
5. Bacon Nutella Souffle
Nutella and bacon are two of the tastiest foods we can think of, and when combined, they create a mouth-watering dessert you won’t be able to get enough of.
6. Chocolate-Dipped Vanilla Bean Macarons
Looking for a dessert you won’t feel guilty about eating? These chocolate-dipped vanilla bean macarons are gluten free, paleo and vegan. They’re great for parties or for snacking on during a lazy night in.
7. Candy Bar Cupcakes
You can’t go wrong with one dessert stacked on top of another, which is why we love these candy bar cupcakes. After you bake the cupcakes, just throw bits of your favorite candy bar on top, and you’re ready to enjoy.
8. Twix Thumbprint Cookies
These Twix thumbprint cookies are another creative, tasty way to classic desserts with candy. The cookies are topped with gooey caramel and a chocolate drizzle, making them taste just like a Twix.
9. Bourbon Pecan Fudge Brownies
Speaking of mouth-watering mixtures, we love recipes that combine sweet treats and booze. These bourbon pecan fudge brownies are a great boozy snack for parties.
10. Brioche Donut Holes
Donuts are the perfect treat for anytime of the day — at breakfast with your coffee, as an afternoon snack or as dessert after dinner. Not all donuts are created equal though. These brioche donuts filled with a molten sea salt caramel and lindt chocolate truffle are drool-worthy.