Almond Horseshoes (Parve)
These kosher and parve Almond Horseshoe Cookies can be served with tea at the end of a Sabbath or holiday meat meal. These cookies are festive, light, nut-flavored, and chocolate-dipped.
Apple Cake (Parve)
What do you get when you cross apples with flour, oil, eggs, sugar and spice? This kosher parve Apple Cake recipe from Ohio caterers Paula Levine Weinstein and Julie Komerofsky Remer. Julie says this recipe is by far their customers' favorite dessert.
Apple Crumble (Parve or Dairy)
The vanilla sugar and orange juice give this Apple Crumble an extra special taste. This is one of my all time favorite recipes! This dessert is especially delicious when served in the Sukkah during the holiday of Succoth.
Apple Pie with Meringue Topping (Parve)
This kosher pareve Apple Meringue Pie is the perfect Rosh HaShanah dessert. Apples are traditionally eaten for the Jewish New Year, and meringue adds an extra sweet touch.
I got this recipe from friend A and served it to friend B. Then friend B told me that she was the one who originally gave this recipe to friend A. Use this neighborhood recipe to get the great taste of chocolate chip cookies in a quarter of the time.
My kids love these peanut butter chocolate bonbons (Buckeyes). They are easy to make, can be made in advance, pareve and sinfully delicious. However, I can't make them too often because I end up eating too many of them myself!
Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies (Parve or Dairy)
My wife brought this Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies recipe to Israel with her from America. The recipe makes good use of the fresh pecans from my parents' pecan tree. And since these sweet treats freezes so well, this is the perfect make-ahead dessert for holiday meals or celebrations with lots of guests.
Chocolate Chip Cookies - from Levana Kirshchenbaum (Parve or Dairy)
Too many times I've wanted to make Chocolate Chip Cookies, but discovered that either my margarine was not soft enough (at room temperature) or I did not even have margarine. So I was thrilled to find the recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies made with vegetable oil in Levana Kirshchenbaum's cookbook, Levana's Table.
Chocolate Mousse Cake (Pareve)
Pareve cakes are important part of a kosher recipe collection because they allow one to finish a festive meat meal with a festive dessert. This sweet, moist mousse cake is the perfect ending to a Sabbath family meal.
Chocolate Raspberry Bars (Parve or Dairy)
Want to serve a great tasting and easy to make dessert that isn't the same old same old? Paula Levine Weinstein and Julie Komerofsky Remer published this delicious kosher Chocolate Raspberry Bars recipe in their cookbook, Our Customers' Favorites. Enjoy!
Frozen Lemon Dessert (Parve)
This is the perfect summer Sabbath lunch or Seudah Shlishit dessert, especially when you have invited guests. This Frozen Lemon Dessert is pareve, easy to make, and a light, sweet ending to a festive meal.
Fried Bananas (Parve)
What better ending to a kosher Chinese meal than fried bananas. Just dip the banana pieces in a pancake-like batter and fry in hot oil. Serve the fried bananas in a sweet syrup or ice cream for a unique and tasty dessert.
Fruit Compote (Parve)
This Fruit Compote, contributed by Susan Portman, is easy to make and aesthetic to serve at the end of a festive Sabbath or holiday meal.
Gabi Elmakeas' Chocolate Walnut Cookies (Parve or Dairy)
As he took me on a tour of his parve bakery in the Dan Eilat hotel, head Pastry Chef Gabi Elmakeas shared this recipe for kosher Chocolate Walnut Cookies.
Honey Oatmeal Cookies (Parve)
While these crispy Honey Oatmeal Cookies are delicious anytime of the year, I especially bake them for the holiday of Succoth. I like to cook with honey in the autumn in the hopes of a sweet new year, and my kids love to eat these treats in our Sukkah.
Israeli Chocolate Balls (Parve)
A long, long time ago, when I was in preschool in Israel, I used to make these treats. And today in Israel, preschool children continue to make them. Israelis call them Kadori Shokolad (Chocolate Balls), but elsewhere they are referred to as truffles. By rolling them in a variety of coverings (powdered sugar, coconut, or candy sprinkles), they can make a colorful dessert.
Meringue Cookies - from Susie Fishbein (Parve)
Meringue cookies take time to prepare and bake, but the work itself is simple. I made these meringues with my 6-year-old, as the recipe came from Susie Fishbein's Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen cookbook. When the cookies came out of the oven, I was surprised to find the best-tasting meringues I've ever eaten.
Apple Torte (Parve)
This Apple Torte has replaced chocolate cake as our favorite Shabbos dessert. I'm glad because I'd rather that we all eat a dessert with apples in it. In addition, this impressive looking cake is surprisingly easy to make and especially delicious. If you use pareve margarine, then the cake is pareve and can be eaten after a festive meat meal.
Plum Torte (Parve)
This Plum Torte is incredibly delicious. And it turns out to be more healthy than the Apple Torte because there is no need to sprinkle sugar on top of the plums like I sprinkle on the apples. For a sure-fire summer Shabbos dessert hit, try this Plum Torte recipe.
Adaptable Shabbat Torte (Parve)
Our cousin from Minneapolis, who regularly hosts Shabbos meals for large crowds, has become reliant on this Adaptable Shabbat Torte lately. Meryll claims that once you get the hang of the cake, you can make it on autopilot in less than 10 minutes (if you've remembered to leave out the margarine to soften). Another plus is that everyone is very...
Perfect Parve Party Cake (Parve)
Why do I call this the Perfect Parve Party Cake? First, it is parve so it can be served after a traditional Jewish Sabbath or holiday meat meal. Secondly, it is very easy and quick to prepare. Thirdly, it is aesthetic and delicious with its chocolate base and creamy topping. Lastly, it is flourless so it can even be served during Passover.
Traditional Mandel Bread (Pareve)
Mandelbrot, which literally means almond (mandel) bread (brot), is a twice-baked hard bread similar to Italian biscotti. For classic, rich-tasting mandel bread, follow these directions, provided by Paula Levine Weinstein and Julie Komerofsky Remer, EXACTLY as they are written.
Don't you sometimes finish making the soup, matzo balls, fish, chicken, potatoes, vegetables, and salad and fun out of energy before it is time to make dessert? This list of really easy Shabbos desserts aims to be a helpful resource for you. When you're out of steam, look here to find Easy Shabbos Desserts you can whip up in just minutes.
Pareve Chocolate Cake Icing
This is the easiest and quickest way to make your own pareve chocolate cake icing. Put one container of Rich's non-dairy whip topping and 2 parve chocolate bars in a sauce pan. On low heat, stir together until melted and combined. Then pour the icing on your cake. The most important part of the recipe is to hide the cake until it is time to...
Peanut Butter Chocolate Shekalim Cookies (Parve or Dairy)
In honor of Shabbat Shekalim, Meryll Page sent in this recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Shekalim Cookies. On Shabbat Shekalim Jews read how God commands Moses to take a census of adult males by having them each pay a half-shekel. Moshe counts the money to see how many men are available for military service. The half-shekel is used initially to...
Coffee Meringue Cookies (Pareve, Passover)
I was looking for a lite, easy-to-serve, sweet dessert to end the Passover Seder. I tested these Coffee Meringue Cookies this Shabbos, and everyone, even the kids, loved them. In addition, they had a surprisingly pretty appearance as the coffee grains give the meringues a nice color and stripe. Best of all, I can prepare these a few days before...
Apple Cake (Parve)
My mother-in-law is an excellent baker, and she contributed this Apple Cake recipe to the About.com Kosher Food site. Since this moist and delicious cake is pareve, you can serve it for dessert after a festive meat meal. While this apple cake is especially fitting for Rosh Hashanah, it can be served for dessert after any Shabbos or Jewish...