My Favorite Recipes

These recipes are a collection of my favorite recipes featured in the CHEFBear app. Each of them has been curated and thoroughly tested so they are guaranteed to be both simple and delicious. These recipes are like having me in kitchen as your sous chef. These recipes a great way to find your next ideal recipe and at the same time expand both your food knowledge and palate.

My Favorite Dessert Recipes

Get ready to please your family, or even a crowd, with indulgent and delectable dessert recipes from CHEFBear. Our app and website are full of mouthwatering desserts from every corner of the world, and we make bringing them to your family's table simple and effortless.

Recipe For Bittersweet Fudge With Sea Salt

Bittersweet Fudge With Sea Salt

One of the easier dessert recipes for kids to make are these sweet and salty treats. A savory combination of chocolate, marshmallows, butter and milk blend together to form a delightful sugary gem. A sprinkle of sea salt on top gives a marriage of flavors your taste buds will enjoy.

Recipe For Powdered Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Powdered Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

These simple treats are easy to make and they'll disappear in minutes. Make sandwiches with Ritz crackers and peanut butter before dipping in chocolate. Coat the cookies in powdered sugar for a crunchy, sweet dessert in minutes.

Recipe For Vanilla Chocolate Pudding

Vanilla Chocolate Pudding

This sweet treat is one of our favorite recipes for kids. Just combine crushed Ritz crackers with vanilla ice cream and chocolate pudding mix to create a creamy base. Then add cool whip, walnuts, and chocolate chips for a dessert with a variety of textures. Refrigerate to allow the dish to get firm before serving.

Recipe For Raspberry Shortbread Bars

Raspberry Shortbread Bars

The next time you crave something buttery & sweet, try my tempting raspberry shortbread bars! They are simple to make and feature a delicious buttery shortbread crust layered with raspberry jam and a crunchy shortbread topping. They are perfect for dessert or snacks!

Recipe For Chocolate-Raspberry Torte

Chocolate-Raspberry Torte

Here’s the easiest, very festive and decadent chocolate torte you have ever come across. We used devil’s cake mix as the base to make it even easier. Enjoy with fruity, full-bodied Russian imperial stout to accompany your Sunday dinner ideas.

Recipe For Butterbeer Fudge

Butterbeer Fudge

The lusciousness of all the rich ingredients like marshmallow crème evaporated milk, butterscotch chips, white chocolate chips team up to give this classic butterbeer fudge recipe a creamy consistency flavored with a hint of vanilla and rum extract: think butterscotch fudge gone wild.

Recipe For Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

If you are a fan of chocolate & peanut butter, then you will love my tempting chocolate peanut butter pie! The no-bake crust is made from crushed chocolate sandwich cookies with a decedent, creamy peanut butter filling. Drizzle it with a quick chocolate ganash and chill it in the refrigerator. This may become one of your family's favorite desserts!

Recipe For Bourbon and Salted Caramel Popcorn

Bourbon and Salted Caramel Popcorn

Get a bag of quality popcorn and try this grownup version of caramel popcorn! After you pop the corn, make the easy caramel sauce with butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, and vanilla. Your secret ingredient is a dash of bourbon, which adds complex earthy flavors to your candied treat. The covered popcorn bakes on a cookie sheet for 35 minutes. Adjust the salt to preference, and serve individual bowls to your guests.

Recipe For Chocolate Parfait

Chocolate Parfait

The only thing that could make a parfait better is to add a little chocolate! This easy recipe creates a velvety custard made with eggs, cocoa, melted white chocolate, and a kiss of coffee liqueur. Gently fold some whipped cream into the mix, and spoon it into parfait glasses. Top with some white chocolate bits, chopped nuts for crunch and a sprig of mint. Bon Appetite!

Recipe For Tres Leche Cake

Tres Leche Cake

Sometimes, the simplest desserts are the best, such as this lovely tres leches cake. It is a traditional favorite for Mexican holidays. The light-as-air cake is poked with holes, and drizzled with three kinds of milk -- the “tres leches.” Frost it with a layer of fresh whipped cream, a dash of cinnamon, and sliced berries.

Recipe For Moist and Fluffy Devils Food Cake

Moist and Fluffy Devils Food Cake

Imagine mixing the ingredients for a tempting devils food cake in one bowl! This recipe uses a hint coffee and tart buttermilk to create a moist cake your family will love. Instead of the traditional chocolate frosting, this cake has a creamy white frosting. It is so chocolaty delicious, that you may also consider it for birthday celebrations.

Recipe For Almond Butter Crunch

Almond Butter Crunch

This tempting recipe has a buttery toffee center, covered with a sweet layer of chocolate created by melted chocolate chips. Before the chocolate sets, sprinkle the buttercrunch with a generous layer of chopped almonds. It makes a simple, yet elegant dessert for a party or a casual dinner at home.

Recipe For Southern Orange Meringue Pie

Southern Orange Meringue Pie

As if creating the classic lemon meringue pie was not enough, some talented pie guru invented this tasty orange rendenition! It has a beautiful filling of tart orange curd in a baked crust, topped with mounds of creamy meringue. Enjoy generous slices of this pie for dessert, or as a late-night treat.

Recipe For Lemony IPA Bars

Lemony IPA Bars

IPA is not just for drinking anymore! As an ingredient, it adds an earthy, malty nuance that is a perfect match to the tart lemon custard and buttery crust. These bars are quick and fun to make and can be served as a dessert or for a cocktail party appetizer.

Recipe For Toasted Coconut Cream Cake

Toasted Coconut Cream Cake

The base of this supremely moist cake is a store-bought cake mix. Liven it up with creamy coconut filling and a subtle rum syrup. Top your cake with mounds of decadent meringue and more shredded coconut. It takes a little more time, but it is worth the wait!

Recipe For Pistachio Ice Cream

Pistachio Ice Cream

Cream cheese makes this pistachio ice cream even creamier than a traditional recipe. The toasted pistachios are sure to stand out but not overpower the sweetness of the ice cream. This recipe takes a bit of work, but trust me it is worth it.

Recipe For Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel

Put your apple harvest to good use and bake this tempting Viennese classic! The flaky dough is easy to make, and you fill it with tender apples, plump raisins, and plenty of warm cinnamon and sugar. It bakes into a lovely golden- brown roll that you can dust with powdered sugar and enjoy.

Recipe For Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This easy pumpkin cheesecake recipe is a fusion between my two favorite fall desserts, pumpkin pie & cheesecake. The pumpkin marries with the savory flavors of the cream cheese, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. This is a great dessert to serve for any fall or holiday party.

Recipe For Limoncello Granitia

Limoncello Granitia

After a spicy dinner, cool your taste buds with this delightful Italian-style granitia. It is infused with tart limoncello liqueur and fresh lemon juice in a creamy mascarpone base. This smart dessert recipe does not even require an ice cream freezer for tasty results!

Recipe For Oatmeal and Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches

Oatmeal and Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches

Does your family love the cream-filled cookies from the supermarket? Wait until they try my easy homemade version! The moist cookies are flavored with warm cinnamon and hardy oats. Add a layer of creamy marshmallow filling and you have tasty cookie sandwiches.

Recipe For Strawberry Jam Bars

Strawberry Jam Bars

For over-the-top flavors of peanuts & strawberry jam, these cookie bars are a hit! They have a tasty crust layered with sweet strawberry jam. Top them with the yummy peanut crumbles and they bake to perfection in about 45 minutes. Make these cookie bars for dessert or a surprise lunchbox snack.

Recipe For Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

Fans of cake & ice cream are sure to love this iconic dessert. My yummy version features layers of moist cake, crunchy pistachio ice cream and tart cherry ice cream. They are covered with a heavenly mound of meringue lightly toasted in the oven. This recipe takes a little time, but is worth every bite!

Recipe For Lemon-Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Lemon-Buttermilk Bundt Cake

A tangy burst of fresh lemon is the hallmark of this lovely Bundt-style cake. A splash of buttermilk makes its crumb moist and delicious. Top it with the lemony glaze and serve at room temperature.

Recipe For Easy Napoleons

Easy Napoleons

Napoleons have been perennial favorites in upscale bakeries for years. My easy version uses store-bought puff pastry layered with creamy vanilla pudding and a delicate icing. Garnish with a touch of chocolate or fresh fruit, the possibilities are really nearly endless.

Recipe For Mexican-Style Brownies

Mexican-Style Brownies

These luscious brownies are not your Grandma’s recipe! My Mexican-inspired version blends dark cocoa, cinnamon, and a lively kiss of cayenne pepper for brownie like none other. They bake up moist & chocolaty and make a perfect dessert or tempting snack.