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10 classic dessert recipes

These classic desserts are bound to bring back memories of your childhood.

By Alex Mlynek

10 classic dessert recipes

Photo: Maya Visnyei

10 desserts just like mom used to make

Perfect Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

What could beat a chocolate chip cookie? An oatmeal chocolate chip cookie! These ones bake up a little soft, so they’re nice and chewy. Get the recipe: Perfect Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Pound Cake With Fudgy Glaze

Remember those chocolatey pound cakes that mom made when dinner guests were coming over? Now is your time to shine with this easy-to-make cake. Get the recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze

10 classic dessert recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Double Lemon Bars

Brighten up your family’s day with these luscious and flavourful bars. Get the recipe: Double-Lemon Bars

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

It’s the same delicious taste you know and love but with a modern presentation. Make this carrot cake with your little ones– they’ll love helping to make the thick cream cheese icing (and licking the beaters). Get the recipe: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

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Double-Duty Homemade Pudding

Change up ordinary pudding cups by mixing in vanilla pudding and adding animal crackers, chocolate shavings, banana chunks and other small toppings. Get the recipe: Double-Duty Homemade Pudding

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Peanut Butter and Jam Squares

There’s nothing more classic than PB&J. It’s even more delicious when it’s added into a treat. Your kids will be sure to gobble these up! Get the recipe: Peanut Butter and Jam Squares

10 classic dessert recipesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Lemon Meringue Pie

Whip up a light and fresh lemon meringue pie that is sure to delight all who indulge in its fluffiness. Get the recipe: Lemon Meringue Pie  

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Take your mom’s classic brownie recipe and add some vanilla ice cream in between to make these mini sandwiches! They’re perfect for a hot summer day. Get the recipe: Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

10 classic dessert recipesPhoto: Jodie Pudge

Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry Sauce

These little treats are so good and the cherry sauce also works well on ice cream. Get the recipe: Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry Sauce

10 classic dessert recipesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Maple Apple Cranberry Crumble

Crumbles are one of the easiest desserts to make and you can use whatever fruit you have in the fridge. We like the combination of apple, cranberries and maple syrup. Yum. Get the recipe: Maple Apple Cranberry Crumble

10 classic dessert recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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