Recipe Roundup: Game Day Desserts

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Recipe Roundup: Game Day Desserts

The ultimate game day desserts are fuss-free: they’re easy to pass around a room, and they won’t make a mess if you eat them off of a napkin. And happily, the simplest, easiest desserts are often the best tasting. Here are some of our favorite picks to top off a menu of chips, dips, chili and cornbread — let the games begin!


Chocolate Chip CookiesChocolate Chip Cookies
These classic cookies are large, chewy and buttery, with just the right amount of chips and nuts — the ultimate party dessert.
Lemon Buttermilk BarsLemon Buttermilk Bars
These snack bars get a boost of bright flavor from lemon juice and zest. Bonus: they look impressive, but their simple to make.
Coconut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese FrostingCoconut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Eating a cupcake brings out the kid in all of us. Topped with a thick layer of luscious cream cheese frosting and sprinkled with toasted coconut, these cupcakes will literally melt in your mouth.
Chocolate-Peanut Butter SandwichesChocolate-Peanut Butter Sandwiches
These sweet sandwich cookies are guaranteed to please kids and adults alike. Two soft chocolate-y cookies are bound by a layer of sweet, creamy peanut butter filling for a decadent treat.
Dark Chocolate Bark with Toasted Almonds and Dried BlueberriesDark Chocolate Bark with Toasted Almonds and Dried Blueberries
Bark isn’t just for the holidays. This version is nutty and fruity and calls for only three ingredients; feel free to mix it up with whatever dried fruit and nuts you have on hand.
Chocolate Chip-Pecan BarsChocolate Chip-Pecan Bars
Chocolate chips and pecans add texture and contrast to this big batch of blondies. For a delicious variation, substitute butterscotch chips, or a mixture of butterscotch chips and white chocolate chips, for the chocolate chips, and walnuts for the pecans.
Blackberry-Pecan ThumbprintsBlackberry-Pecan Thumbprints
These buttery pecan cookies are a classic and a lot of fun to make with kids. When the cookies are baked, the jam becomes firm and chewy and the nuts turn toasty.
Coconut, Almond and Chocolate BarsCoconut, Almond and Chocolate Bars
Nutty, chewy and chocolaty, these bars hit every craving. A toasty almond crust is topped with a creamy coconut and dark chocolate filling, and finished with a thick bittersweet glaze.
Chewy Fruit & Nut BarsChewy Fruit & Nut Bars
These homemade bars make great healthy snacks. You can assemble them in minutes and walk away while they set in the refrigerator — no baking required!
Dark Chocolate CupcakesDark Chocolate Cupcakes
When all you want is a simple, classic chocolate cupcake, this recipe does the trick. Moist, tender dark chocolate cake topped with smooth, creamy dark chocolate frosting feeds the chocoholic in all of us.
Crunchy Toffee TrianglesCrunchy Toffee Triangles
Chewy and moist on the inside, these indulgent bars get crunch from toffee pieces mixed into the dough and a generous sprinkling of almonds on top.
S’mores BrowniesS’mores Brownies
Within this recipe is a fantastic brownie—just the right balance of fudgy and cakey with a crackle top—embellished with crunchy graham crackers and big melting marshmallows. If you’d prefer the classic, just leave those two ingredients out and bake as directed.


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