Double Apple Crisp

Small batch of apple crisp baked in apples @dessertfortwo

I just baked apple crisp inside an apple. I had a serious apple craving. I almost called it breakfast, but then the ice cream came to the party. This recipe makes two apple crisps (for two!!), but feel free to scale this recipe up and serve an entire tray of individual apple crisps at your next [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mini Nectarine Vanilla Bean Pies

Nectarine Vanilla Pies @dessertfortwo

Have you ever seen these vintage mini metal pie pans? They’re about 4″ wide and only 3/4″ inch deep or so. I think I’ve seen them at almost every estate sale and thrift store I’ve ever been to. At some point, back in the day, mini desserts were very chic. And suddenly I feel like [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Sweet Potato Breakfast Crisp

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cobbler @dessertfortwo

I’m much more likely to get out of bed if there is a dessert disguised as breakfast in it for me.  It just makes waking up all the sweeter.  My Breakfast Rice Pudding was my first foray.  This sweet potato casserole turned healthy breakfast crisp is my next adventure. Right now, I’m working on the [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Cream Meringue Pies

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Pie week continues!  Today, I made you a gluten free pie that’s so good, you won’t even notice it caters to allergy sensitive folks. Have you ever had meringue as a pie crust?  It’s fabulous with chocolate cream pie.  The meringue crust takes on a marshmallow flavor.  When you add chocolate cream filling and whipped [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mini Pumpkin Pies {+2 giveaways!}

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Are y’all ready for Thanksgiving?  We’re doing Thanksgiving in LA this year with one side of my husband’s family.  I’m really excited to walk away from this whole house selling thing.  If there’s a worse time of year to sell a house than the week before Thanksgiving, please, let me know.  I could really use [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Homemade Apple Pie

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I did not think there was a way to improve upon apple pie.  That is, until a coworker brought in loads of fresh-picked Honeycrisp apples.  My apple pie recipe was good, but with Honeycrisp apples, it’s great. The only way to treat apples fresh off the tree with respect is to ensure they are tucked [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mason Jar Lid Pies: Spiced Peach

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I know you love mini pies, but I also know that you might not own mini pie pans.  When I saw these mason jar lid pies on Pinterest, I knew you would like them.  Everyone has mason jar lids laying around from craft projects these days, right? These handheld pies are so dang adorable, even [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Cobbler

Dessert For Two - Chocolate Cobbler recipe for two.

Today marks ONE MONTH til Valentine’s Day!  Are you ready? I’m excited!  Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday.  It’s the reason Dessert For Two was invented.  It’s the kind of stuff that people who love mini ramekins, petite whisks, and 1/8-teaspoon measures thrive on.  It’s the best time of year to hold hands and share [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Pear Cranberry & White Chocolate Crisp

Pear Cranberry Crisp - Dessert For Two

Got leftover cranberries?  Yeah, me too.  After cooking the entire Thanksgiving meal, I’ve got more leftovers and produce in my fridge than I ever thought possible.  Luckily, Kathleen King to the rescue again with another recipe from Baking for Friends.  I halved her small recipe for pear cranberry crisp studded with chocolate chips to come [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Pumpkin Whoopee Pies

Pumpkin Whoopee Pies - DessertForTwo.com

Today, we are celebrating! Today is the day Jenna Weber’s book, White Jacket Required, is released!  Jenna of Eat Live Run is one of the best bloggers out there, and I’m so happy to be a part of her celebration!  I completely adored her novel.  It’s a coming-of-age story about Jenna finding herself on the [ Click to continue Reading! ]