Restaurant Dessert Recipes! :-)

Favorite Restaurant Recipes

Dessert Recipes are really enjoyable cooking - and eating!

So what does it take to create delicious desserts?

These restaurant dessert recipes because they have been approved by literally thousands of people for well over three decades!

These favorite restaurant recipes are the actual ones used to help build and sustain a small town American restaurant business for over 30 years.

The restaurant guests have time after time requested these secret recipes. Now the restaurant dessert recipes are available in full-color paperback or e-books! Just click here.

Restaurant Dessert Recipes

Pie Crust Recipe

A basic Pie Crust Recipe is easy, but will give you a delicious, flaky pie crust. Preparation time: 15-20 minutes. Makes 1 standard size pie crust.

Oreo or Chocolate Pie Crust - No Bake

Easy and delicious crust for your no bake pie fillings. Preparation time: 10 minutes. Makes 1 standard size pie crust.

Apple Crisp

Apple pie is still a favorite dessert in America. It certainly is in my restaurant. But I sell our apple crisp like crazy. Preparation time: 30 minutes. The apple crisp restaurant recipe serves 12.

Apple Pie Filling

How to easily can your own delicious apple pie filling. Preparation time: 35 minutes. Makes 6 quarts.

Apricot Bars

These delicious Apricot Bars are apricot cookies that taste great with a cup of coffee or tea as a snack as well as an easy-to-make after dinner dessert. Preparation time: 15 minutes. Makes 2 dozen.

A Special, Famous Gingerbread Boy Cookie Cutter - With Recipes

Preparation time: 20 minutes. Makes 2 1/2 dozen.

Peanut Butter Pie

The restaurant guests are disappointed if we don’t have this Peanut Butter Pie freshly made and “in stock.” The recipe calls for a graham cracker crust and a bit of chocolate on top! It’s quick, it’s easy, it’s fabulous.

Banana Split Cake

This Banana Split Cake is an ideal dessert when you have family coming to share a meal. Preparation time: 20 minutes + 25 minutes for baking. Serves 12-16.

Banana Split Trifle Recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 4. This dessert recipe uses quality, pre-made product so you can "get it to the table" quickly and easily. It's a real time-saver, but it is also a "crowd pleaser."

Blueberry Cobbler

This restaurant recipe for blueberry cobbler is a great seller at the restaurant, especially when fresh blueberries are available. Preparation time: 20-25 minutes. Serves 15-18 depending on portion size.

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Although popular throughout the year, this Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe is a big-time favorite during the fall and winter holidays. Preparation time: 30 minutes. Serves 6-8 depending on portion size.

Millionaire Pie!

One taste and you'll know where it got its name. Preparation time: 20 minutes. Serves 6-8.

Carrot Cake Recipe

This carrot cake recipe creates a moist and flavorful dessert with grated carrots with a delicious cream cheese frosting. Preparation time: 20 minutes. Serves 12

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

A timeless recipe - easy but very delicious. Preparation time: 10 minutes. Two recipes: one serves 9, the other serves 16

Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

Chocoholics rejoice! This dessert recipe is for you! Preparation time: 25 minutes. 12 servings

Double Chocolate Cheesecake

Sinfully delicious, especially when you marry a glass of champagne with it! Preparation time: 30 minutes. Serves 12 - 16

The Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Yes, the BEST! This pumpkin pie is easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy. Just mix, pour and bake for a delicious homemade tradition. Preparation time: 20 minutes. Makes One 9-10 inch pie

French Chocolate Pie

This dessert is like a little piece of heaven! Almost additive! Preparation time: 25 minutes. Serves 6-8

Lime Delight!

This lime jello dessert recipe uses Oreo cookies for the crust. YUMMY! It is an easy, but delicious lime dessert recipe that I call "Lime Delight." Preparation time: 25 minutes (but 1 hour to allow Jello to set up). Serves 12

Mixed Berry Pie

This mixed berry pie recipe is a delicious dessert for almost any occasion but is especially suited for a July 4th or Memorial Day celebration. I call it "Red, White And Blue Pie." Preparation time: 45 minutes, but needs to chill for 4 hours. Serves 12

Mudd Pie

With vanilla ice cream, mocha almond ice cream (or coffee ice cream), peanut butter and a chocolate fudge sauce - it has something for everyone. Preparation time: 30 minute (but the pie must be frozen for at least 6 hours). Makes 1 pie, serves 8

Nanaimo Bar

According to a local legend about 40 years ago, a Nanaimo (Vancouver Island, B.C.) housewife entered her recipe for chocolate squares in a magazine contest. She chose to name the entry after the city where she lived. The entry won a prize. Nanaimo Bars were born. Preparation time: 30 minutes. Serves 12

New York-Style Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

Delicious Cheesecake Recipe, Easy Cheesecake Recipe. Favorite Restaurant Cheesecake Recipe. Try it! Preparation Time: 40 minutes, but long cooling times. Serves 12

Oreo Cheesecake

A Favorite and Famous dessert recipe, and not just among the children. Preparation time: 15-20 minutes. 12-16 servings

Peach Cobbler

This dessert recipe came to me from the galley of an Alaskan fishing boat thanks to "Big Bob." Preparation time: 12 minutes. Serves 8

Tapioca Pudding

Old Fashioned comfort food and still delicious. Preparation time: 5 minutes. Serves 4

Triple Chocolate And Vanilla Cheesecake

Captivate your guests with this "taste from heaven" chocolate cheesecake recipe! Preparation time: 30 minutes. Serves 12

Maple - Walnut Bar Recipe

A Maple Bar Recipe shared by a website and newsletter reader that meets a number of criteria:

  • Easy and quick to prepare
  • Basic ingredients
  • Wonderfully delicious

Preparation time: 10-15 minutes. Makes 16-20 bars

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

A bit of work but worth it! Preparation time: 45 minutes. Makes 24 rolls

Chocolate Chip Cowboy Cookies

No cookie will ever be as popular as a really good chocolate chip cookie. This recipe you’ll really appreciate. Preparation time: 25 minutes. Makes 5 dozen cookies

Kahlua Mousse

A recipe for the coffee-Kahlua lovers in the world. This recipe results in a light, creamy, wonderful finale to dinner. Preparation time: Only 10 minutes! Sweet! Recipe serves 6

Eclair Torte Recipe

The word comes from French éclair 'flash of lightning', so named because it is eaten quickly (in a flash).

Red, White And Blue Parfait - Celebration Dessert

This parfait recipe is an eye-popping, delicious reminder of America and the freedoms we enjoy. Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 6

Strawberry Margarita Pie - Adults Only

Combine the decadence of a luscious fruit pie with the taste of a favorite cocktail and you'll have a long time happy marriage! Preparation time: 25 minutes. Serves 8

The Perfect Chocolate Brownie

When you serve these to your family or guests, you'll be thinking, "Bet they can't eat just one." You'll be right. Preparation time: 25 minutes. Serves 16

Key Lime Pie

One of America's best-loved regional dessert recipes.  Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 6-8

Bread Pudding (with Bourbon Sauce) ;-)

A favorite restaurant dessert recipe is almost an understatement with this Bread Pudding Recipe, especially when it is served with the bread pudding bourbon sauce recipe also on the website. Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 6

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

It doesn't have to be a holiday for you to make this delicious strawberry rhubarb crisp. By making it, the day will become special.

And of course you can make it extra special by topping the dessert with whipped cream or ice cream. Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 4

Oatmeal Cake

How about a recipe that uses oatmeal to make a cake and really tastes wonderful? It is a simple-to-make dessert recipe. Preparation time: 25 minutes. Serves 12-16 depending on portion

Danish Coffee Cake Recipe

Using this Danish coffee cake recipe you'll discover one of life's simple pleasures. Enjoy the coffee cake with a great cup of coffee or tea and juice. The recipe for Danish coffee cake is flaky and tender. Preparation time: 30 minutes. Serves 10-12

Vanilla Freeze Dessert

Read how this recipe came to me. There are three reasons why I love this recipe. Preparation time: 5 minutes. Serves 1

Try these favorite restaurant recipes for dessert. You, your family and your guests will be pleased. Thousands of regular guests at the restaurant certainly are.

Thanks again for finding me and being interested in dessert recipes that allow you to cook with confidence ...and style!

Enjoy these restaurant dessert recipes and those you share them with! - Donna

Did you know? In countless surveys, Apple Pie has been chosen the favorite dessert in the United States. Apple pie has also been a favorite in England for hundreds of years.

In a survey conducted in 1951 of the U.S. armed services, banana cream pie was the favorite dessert. Rice pudding was the least liked.

What's your favorite?

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