Amazing Desserts for a Party! A great selection of easy desserts, suitable for Tailgating, Memorial Day, July 4th, Game Day, picnics, BBQ’s, potlucks, outdoor eating, summer food, New Year’s Eve buffet, Wedding food and much more!
Oh, boy, have we got some tasty amazing dessert recipes for a party for you! We’ve chosen the best of the best recipes from around the web to help you plan your party.
This selection of amazing desserts for a party are perfect if you need to take something along to a potluck, or perhaps you’re planning a tailgating party.
All of these amazing desserts are great if you need to transport them, they won’t spoil, simply put them in a cool box and take with you.
So if you’re planning for a wedding buffet, a kiddies party, maybe an outdoor party such as a BBQ or picnic, then look no further! All of these amazing recipes are fairly easy to make, and look so pretty too! What about a New Year’s Eve party? well, there’s something for everyone here! Thinking of desserts for Thanksgiving? Then make a selection for everyone to enjoy!
You may have come over from our other post, How to Host a Chicken Wings Party, that gives you lots of handy tips and suggestions for different chicken wing recipes and sides and dips so, together with that, you can host a really amazing party with these delicious desserts too!
So without further ado, take a scroll with us and don’t forget to make a note of the desserts you fancy making, you will be spoiled for choice so be prepared to make more than one!
Let’s kick off our selection of Amazing Desserts for a Party with this very popular Nanny’s Chocolate Fudge Cake, so easy to make and always a hit at parties!
Of course, we couldn’t leave out the ever so popular Banana Pudding Cake. Great for adults and kiddies alike, this one always goes fast so you need to double it for a crowd that’s for sure! This recipe is made in a sheet pan which you can take as it is to your party, so it’s nice and easy to transport. Thanks to The Kitchen Is My Playground for a terrific recipe!
Now here’s some sunshine on a plate! Take a look at this showstopper dessert from Who Needs A Cape, Creamy Pineapple Pretzel Dessert. It’s a very easy recipe and great for parties! Just the colors alone make you feel in a party mood, don’t they?!
Here’s a fun one for the kiddies, great for a birthday party or a picnic. Make ahead and hide them so they don’t disappear before your party! Caramel Cookie Bars from Savory Experiments. Such a popular recipe and cute too!
For all you cake lovers, this one will hit the spot from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch. Serena is so good at making cakes and this is certainly a popular recipe of hers. Chocolate Strawberry Poke Cake. Look at those pretty colors. Perfect for a party for sure!
Now, no party is complete with some delicious brownies right? These Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies from Num’s The Word always go fast at a party, you can make ahead, easy to transport and great for portion control so you can easily work out how many you need to make depending on the numbers you have at your party. So yummy!
Oh boy! Here’s a show stopper for you. This Carrot Cake Cheesecake has been made so many times by people at it’s so popular! Perfect for parties, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter time, summer parties, birthdays, the list is endless! Make it for your next party too!
So let’s have some fruit for our party table! This Berry Custard Tart from Culinary Ginger is absolutely delicious and doesn’t it look pretty! Once it’s set in the fridge, this is also an easy one to transport, and imagine your guests when you pop this delicious dessert on the table. I am sure you will get a few wow’s! It’s a very easy recipe and your family and friends will think you’ve spent hours making it!
Here’s a popular recipe and great for parties. It’s perfect for a crowd! From the ladies at Blessed Beyond Crazy, we have their Pineapple Coconut Sheet Cake. Oh oh oh…. makes you feel tropical just thinking about this cake recipe!
How about some S’mores Krispie Treats from Life Currents. Great for a party, perfect for BBQ’s and picnics, and everyone loves S’mores that’s for sure! Guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.
Fancy something refreshing and delicious? These Grapefruit Cupcakes from Noshing With the Nolands is a great recipe and look at that frosting! Party perfect for sure!
Fancy a show stopper dessert perfect for a party? Our Italian Cream Cake Trifle is amazing! It’s simply out of this world. So good! Be sure to add this to your list of recipes to make for your party!
Oh my goodness! These Creamy Lemon Cheesecake Crumb Bars from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch as really REALLY popular! They’re refreshing yet creamy, the texture of the soft filling against the crunchy base is so good. Cut them to any size to suit for portion control transport to your party in the pan! Perfect!
Thinking of hosting a dinner party or afternoon tea party? Take a look at this pretty Pear Tart from Culinary Ginger. This is such an elegant yet easy peasy dessert to make, and uses simple ingredients too!
This next recipe from The Kitchen Is My Playground is so popular! Take it along to a party or make for the holidays. Your guests won’t be able to get enough of this, you know, sometimes, 1 slice is NEVER enough! So be sure to make plenty for your guests! No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert. Amazing!
Cherries! We couldn’t have a selection of amazing desserts for a party without showing you a delicious cherry pie, could we?! This is a great dessert for Summer or Fall, and the color is so pretty too! It’s certainly going to stand out on your dessert table. It’s a huge hit from Blessed Beyond Crazy. No-Bake Cherry Dessert, with a Gluten-free option for you too.
Chocolate is always popular at parties and this Creamy No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake from Savory Experiments will please your guests for sure! It’s a very easy recipe and again, you can make ahead and keep chilled until your party starts!
Caramel Lovers, we’ve got you covered too! Not only is this an easy no-bake recipe, it’s transportable, possible to make ahead and uses uncomplicated ingredients. Even the kiddies can help you make this recipe it’s that easy! No Bake Caramel Cheesecake Dessert from Who Needs A Cake is perfect for a party! Cut into portion sizes to suit, whether it’s for a children’s party or for adults, make the portions smaller or larger, whatever you wish!
Strawberries are a wonderful fruit! What a great combination this is, Strawberry Crème Crumble Bars from Life Currents. Amazingly easy to make, and delicious! Summer parties, outdoor picnics, BBQ parties, the list is endless!
Snickers! Oh, my! Here’s another easy recipe for you, Snickers Rice Krispies Treats from Noshing With The Nolands. These will go fast so you might need to make extra!
And one more recipe for bananas, these Banana Bars from Num’s The Word are popular with the youngsters, and of course, everyone loves bananas! Delicious! Make in a sheet pan just like the photo and take along / serve at your party. Easy!
And finally, to finish off our selection of amazing desserts for parties, we have our very popular Apple Crumble Bars, layers of juicy apple and sweetened cream cheese sitting on a shortbread cookie base and topped with lovely buttery crumble. Make ahead, adjust portion sizes to suit and please enjoy!
So there you have our lovely selection of amazing desserts for a party! We hope you’ve found a few to make and please do let us know in the comments below which ones you decided upon and how they went down at your party. We love hearing from our readers and feel free to add some photos of your party food too!
Have a great party and thanks for checking out the recipes we’ve chosen especially for you!