Easy Desserts to Make at Home

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) —Dessert doesn’t have to be difficult to make whether it’s during the weekend or on a weeknight.

Here are a few easy recipes to try.

Pineapple Angel Food Cupcakes Recipe! {2 Ingredients}

Infuse some tropical pineapple flavor into your day with this yummy Pineapple Angel Food Cupcakes Recipe!Prep Time5 minsCook Time17 minsTotal Time22 minsCourse: DessertCuisine: American Servings: 36 Author: The Frugal Girls


  • 16 oz. Betty Crocker Angel Food Cake Mix box {make sure to use the ‘just add water’ variety}
  • 20 oz. Dole Crushed Pineapple in 100% pineapple juice {1 can}
  • Optional: Cool Whip and Shredded Coconut Flakes for Topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line Cupcake Muffin Tins with Cupcake Liners.
  • In large mixing bowl, stir together powdered cake mix and entire contents of Crushed Pineapple can. Mix well by hand with large spoon.
  • Fill each cupcake liner approx. ¾ full with batter.
  • Bake for 17 – 19 minutes, or until done.
  • Allow to cool in pan for a few minutes, than transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.
  • Enjoy as is, or if you’re feeling wild… pipe on some cool whip and sprinkle with coconut flakes. YUM!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich


  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream (or your favorite flavor)
  • 24 medium-sized DoubleTree chocolate chip cookies or another favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe (already baked & cooled)
  • sprinkles or chocolate chips (optional)



For the full instructions and step by step photos, visit The Pioneer Woman!

Just a note, I used this medium cookie scoop (1 1/2 tablespoons) for the cookies for this chocolate chip ice cream sandwich!

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