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Short-Order Sweets

5 speedy desserts to suit any occasion
Short-Order Sweets

Think you don’t have time to make dessert from scratch? These recipes will change your mind. From a comforting chocolate pudding to a feed-a-crowd tiramisù, we’ve got homemade dessert options for everything from movie-night snacks to last-minute dinner parties. And they can all be ready to serve in just half an hour.

September 2011 p.38

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Velvet-Smooth Dark Chocolate Pudding

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This warm stove-top pudding packs a punch of deep chocolate flavor. It’s the perfect recipe for a quick company dessert or a simple nighttime treat.

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No-Bake Peanut Butter-Pretzel Cookies

No-Bake Peanut Butter-Pretzel Cookies

Need a fast after-school snack? These salty-sweet nuggets are just the ticket.

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Broiled Figs with Honey-Balsamic Drizzle over Cottage Cheese

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This is the perfect dessert for folks who don’t care much for sweets. It’s a bit like a fruit-and-cheese course and pairs nicely with wine. When figs are out of season, try it with halved strawberries.

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Quick Tiramisu Trifle

Quick Tiramisu Trifle

With this recipe, you’ll be able to serve dessert to a crowd in less than 20 minutes. You can change the flavor and texture of the trifle by the type of cake you choose: for the rich, eggy flavor typical of tiramisù, use yellow pound cake; for a light-as-air trifle,

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Sauteed Apples with Caramel Sauce

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The dairy-free caramel sauce for this recipe wowed the VT staff with its luscious, ooey-gooey texture. The sauce will keep for up to two weeks in the fridge, so you might want to double it to have extra for topping other desserts.

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