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30 Desserts You Can Make In a 13×9 Pan

Yum! Try one of these great alternatives to your standard sheet cake.

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One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

This cake mixes up quickly and bakes while we enjoy our dinner. My son, David, loves to help decorate it. —Coleen Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Pineapple Orange Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes… it’s moist and light yet so satisfying. I’ve been adapting it for years and now it’s almost guilt-free. —Pam Sjolund, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Chocolate Mint Brownies

One of the best things about this recipe is that the brownies get moister if you leave them in the refrigerator for a day or two. The problem at our house is no one can leave them alone for that long! —Helen Baines, Elkton, Maryland

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Contest-Winning Caramel Apple Crisp

When my children and I make this scrumptious layered dessert at home, we use a variety of apples to give it a nice combination of flavors. —Michelle Brooks, Clarkston, Michigan

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Peanut Butter Custard Blast

“Ooey, gooey, great!” is how friends and family describe this chocolate-peanut butter dessert. I appreciate the make-ahead convenience. —Marilee Evenson, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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Pretzel Dessert

Save both time and money with a big batch of this sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy treat. Any dessert that is left over is super the next day, too. —Rita Winterberger, Huson, Montana

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Tiramisu Cheesecake Dessert

Tiramisu didn’t do it for me until I tried this recipe, with its luscious layers of cheesecake and coffee. It’s one of my favorite desserts to make this time of year. —Christie Nelson, Taylorville, Illinois

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Coca-Cola Cake

We live in Coca-Cola country, where everyone loves a chocolatey, moist sheet cake made with the iconic soft drink. Our rich version does the tradition proud. —Heidi Jobe, Carrollton, Georgia

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Deep-Dish Apple Pie

For an apple pie that is sure to be a winner, try this recipe. The crust is so flaky and the filling is sure to please everyone. —Salem Cross Inn, West Brookfield, Massachusetts

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Blueberry Angel Dessert

Make the most of angel food cake, pie filling, and whipped topping by creating this light impressive dessert that doesn’t keep you in the kitchen for hours. It’s the perfect way to end a summer meal. —Carol Johnson, Tyler, Texas

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Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

Kids will love these colorful, crunchy bars. They’re a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treats…and because they’re so easy, older kids could whip up a batch on their own! —Christie Porter, Shipshewana, Indiana

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Caramel Pecan Ice Cream Dessert

My mother passed this old-time recipe on to me because she knew I’d want to make it. I love desserts—especially this one! —Mary Wright, Morriston, Ontario

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Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

A salty pretzel crust nicely contrasts cream cheese and gelatin layers in this strawberry dessert that’s perfect for potlucks. —Aldene Belch, Flint, Michigan

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Apple Kuchen Bars

This recipe is about family, comfort, and simplicity. My mom made this delicious sweet treat many a winter’s night and served it up warm with some of her famous homemade ice cream. I like to make a double batch and pass on the love! —Elizabeth Monfort, Celina, Ohio

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Chocolate Peanut-Butter Crunch Bars

My twist on rice crispy bars includes crunchy crushed pretzels. Then I top them with a creamy peanut butter coating and rich chocolate topping. Garnished with peanuts and even more pretzels, I don’t think I’d ever go back to plain old bars again. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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P.S. I Love You Cake

Growing up, there was always some scrumptious treat to eat at our house. The name my mom chose for this cake has a double meaning: P.S. for the type of cake (poppy seed) and for the love note to her family. —Sue Groetsch, La Crosse, Wisconsin

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Chocolaty S’mores Bars

One night, my husband had some friends over to play poker and he requested these s’mores bars. They polished off the pan and asked for more! I shared the recipe, and now their families make them, too. —Rebecca Shipp, Beebe, Arkansas

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Rhubarb Mandarin Crisp

An attractive and unique dessert, this crisp is also a popular breakfast dish at our house, served with a glass of milk rather than topped with ice cream. Since it calls for lots of rhubarb, it’s a great use for the bounty you harvest. —Rachael Vandendool, Barry’s Bay, Ontario

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Chocolate Delight Dessert

My three children loved this dessert so much that they begged me to get the recipe. It’s so easy to make and tastes so good. And making it ahead of time frees your hands and your time for other to-do’s! —Ruth Dyck, Forest, Ontario

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Spiced Pumpkin Tiramisu

I transformed tiramisu from coffee to pumpkin-flavored for a special holiday with my brother and parents. A new Christmas tradition was born! —Heather Clary, Downingtown, Pennsylvania

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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Crispy Bars

To make a dairy-free dessert, I created chocolate peanutty bars. My kids and their friends gobble them up. I talk about it on my blog, joyfulscribblings.com. —Dawn Pasco, Overland Park, Kansas

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Raspberry Custard Kuchen

Back where I grew up in Wisconsin, people have been baking this German treat for generations. We love it for breakfast or as a special dessert. It’s no fuss to fix and impressive to serve. —Virginia Arndt, Sequim, Washington

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Cinnamon Nut Bars

Classic bar meets good-for-you ingredients in this updated recipe. If you have the patience, after the bars are cool, store them in a tin for a day to allow the flavors to meld…I think they taste even better the next day. — Heidi Lindsey, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin

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Cranberry Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Both kids and grown-ups like this gorgeous dessert. It’ll keep a few days and is actually better the second day, so you can make it a day ahead. —Sherry Conley, Noel Hants County, Nova Scotia

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Double Nut Baklava

It may take some time to make this rich, buttery treat, but it’s well worth the effort! The blend of coconut, pecans, and macadamia nuts is irresistible. —Kari Caven, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

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Malted Milk Cake

Bake this cake in a 13×9 pan or as cupcakes in fun paper liners. I am a sweet and salty addict, so I sprinkle popcorn on top. —Susan Scarborough, Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Cranberry-Orange Bars

My mother has had this recipe for years. I love it! These bars make great snacks, but can also be served for dessert. —Margaret Adelman, Bellingham, Minnesota

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Caramel-Mocha Ice Cream Dessert

You can use any flavor of ice cream in this frosty dessert. Chocolate and vanilla would be delicious substitutes for coffee and dulce de leche. —Scarlett Elrod, Newnan, Georgia

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Apple Cranberry Slab Pie

My husband loves pie, so I made one with apples, raspberries, and cranberries. It’s so good, I bend the rules and let the grandkids have it for breakfast. —Brenda Smith, Curran, Michigan

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Fudgy S’mores Brownies

I combined the perfect, simple summer snack with my favorite brownie recipe to get a treat that’s sure to wow at your next big party. —Judy Cunningham, Max, North Dakota

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