America is a land of diversity, and that is reflected in its desserts. From the classic chocolate chip cookie to the more unique sweet potato pie, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are 35+ of the best American desserts to try!
The BEST Classic American Desserts
This Blackberry Fool is a cool and refreshing dessert made from pureed blackberries, whipped cream, and buttery shortbread cookies. Make this elegant and eye-catching dessert the perfect end to your next summer barbeque, afternoon tea, or family get-together.
Sweet, creamy, simple, and perfect. That’s the best way to describe this homemade vanilla milkshake. You’ll find out that milkshakes are super easy to make at home with milk, ice cream, and other simple ingredients.Recipe: Ice Cream From Scratch
The easiest Berry Trifle recipe – it’s layered with lemony angel food cake, a rich and billowy cream cheese whipped cream topping, and an abundance of vibrant fresh fruit. It’s a decadent and heavenly dessert! Recipe: Cooking Classy
These Old Fashioned Buttermilk Donuts are all about the texture. They are soft and cakey on the inside, and golden brown on the outside with these beautiful nooks and crannies for that sweet glaze to hold onto.Recipe: Lovely Little Kitchen
This Monkey Bread is gooey, buttery, brown sugar and cinnamon coated dough balls baked into a sweet pull apart bundt cake and is topped with a sweet glaze. It’s a classic gooey cinnamon roll sweet treat in pull-apart form!Recipe: Salt & Baker
These two bite classic Strawberry Jam Thumbprint Cookies can be whipped up in 30 minutes and you'll love the texture contrast between the soft cookie with crispy edges and the sticky sweet gooey jam center.Recipe: Life Around the Table
Many of these recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
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Here are 35 of the best American desserts to try! From the classic chocolate chip cookie to the more unique sweet potato pie. Try this Blackberry Fool. A dessert made from pureed blackberries, whipped cream, and buttery shortbread cookies.