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35 Best Mini Desserts

Whether you’re making tasty treats for a family dinner or a special occasion, these 35 heavenly mini desserts will be a sure hit!

Every party has that one dessert that everyone always looks forward to. 

But although your visitors always find them tasty and delightful, why not try to bring something new to the table? 

Let’s start with mini desserts

Explore our 35 mini desserts to elevate and take your sweet servings to another level! 

Never underestimate the power of dessert!

In addition to adding flavor and taste after the main course, they are visually stunning and entice diners to try each one.

Every household’s go-to dessert is ice cream.

Just take the gallon of ice cream out of the fridge, and you and your guests will feel refreshed right away.

Easy, right? 

But why not pleasantly surprise everyone with these mini desserts? 

The guests will be thrilled and enthusiastic; I’m certain of that.

Make some brownie treats with a twist with truffles and mini brownie bites. 

Lure the children with Banana Pudding Mini Desserts, Mini Oreo Cheesecakes, Mini Apple Pies, Apple Nachos, and even Churro Bites.

Or treat everyone to excellent Sorbet and S’mores Bites to cool off!

Regardless of anything you decide to create, I am confident that they will all disappear faster.

These Brownie Truffles make a wonderful holiday dessert!

I bet it’s worth the wait to cool these fudgy bites in the refrigerator.

And take pleasure in the candy pieces on the outside.

These s’mores are a favorite summer dessert.

But making them the old-fashioned way may be time-consuming, so here’s a mess-free recipe you can try.

If you don’t want to use the fire pit, you may cook them on the stove, in the oven, or even with a candle.

These small Banana Pudding Mini Desserts are what I would consider a complete dessert.

Bananas are usually at their optimum quality, so you can make these tiny treats all year round.

You may finish them off by adding a cookie and some whipped cream.

Consider these Mini Cannoli Pastry Cups if you’re looking for something to share or bring to a family or friend’s gathering.

These nibbles are made of pastry dough with a smooth, velvety filling and delicious toppings like chocolate chips and pistachios.

Sorbet, a sweet treat made from fruits and sugar, can stimulate your appetite.

You will love its light and icy texture the moment you try it.

Use any fruit you like, including pears, bananas, strawberries, and grapes.

The sorbet will give you a pleasant, refreshing tropical vibe whenever you crave something cool.

Everyone will be excited about these mini desserts with Oreo, cheesecake filling, and a fresh swirl of whipped cream.

The powdered sugar gives these little oreo cheesecakes sweetness, while the sour cream gives them just the right amount of tan and enhances the flavor.

If there is one word to describe Mini Pavlovas, it would be “heavenly.”

The fluffy cream, fresh berries, and crunchy almonds atop these chewy, crisp treats will win you over.

If you enjoy ganache, you will go crazy over these Mini Eclairs!

This recipe for mini eclairs takes pride in its puffs that are simple to fill and reduces your worry that the decadent ganache will leak at any moment.

On days when you’re feeling a little under the weather, Mini Apple Pies can be your go-to comfort meal.

They resemble warm, sweet cookies with a delicious flaky crust.

Definitely, these apple pies in bite-sized portions can warm your heart on chilly days.

C’mon! 

Spend some time indulging in these Snickerdoodle & Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches.

If you are particularly mindful of your diet, I bet you wouldn’t refuse these pleasures at least once.

Butter, cream, and sugar are a surefire way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

These Mini Sugar Cookie Fruit Tarts are loaded with fresh fruits.

Enjoy your favorite fresh fruits, such as berries, kiwis, mandarin oranges, or any other fruit you want.

You’ll simply love the thick, flavorful texture that just serves to increase its charm.

Strawberries make the greatest desserts.

For that reason, we are blessing you with a recipe for Strawberry Dark Chocolate Mini Dessert Cups in case you haven’t tried one.

You’ll adore the strawberry mixture’s light and fluffy texture paired with the chocolate cups.

Thanks to these fantastic mini dessert cups, your small gathering will be vibrant and exciting.

These Boston Cream Pie Mini Tarts are too cute to handle.

Even though these snacks are already insanely good, adding vanilla extract enhances their flavor.

And the chocolate shavings are really extraordinary!

Have you ever come across salted caramel bars at a dessert table?

They appear to be regular candies and are quite adorable.

However, they are the kind of sweets that will force you to stand up and visit the dessert table twice.

Mini Lava Cakes resemble a warm mug of hot chocolate in a dessert style.

They are so striking and charming that you will want to consume them immediately.

This recipe can use any chocolate you like, even bittersweet chocolate, to create your ideal dark chocolate flavor.

However, go for semi-sweet chocolates instead if you prefer a richer yet more delicate chocolate flavor.

These Pecan Tassies make a wonderful seasonal treat.

Its buttery crust and brown sugar pecan filling will leave you wanting more.

Not to add the decadent chocolate drizzle.

They will make your mouth water for sure.

If you want to experience what an “afternoon tea” in Britain used to be like, these Mini Victoria Spongecakes will take you back in time.

These morsels of delight consist of soft, buttery sponge cakes between layers of jam and buttercream filling.

These gems are the epitome of class and elegance!

Need to impress some kids at the party?

Give them a cup of these yummy cookies & cream desserts.

Who on earth has a sweet tooth for cookies? 

That would be the kids, of course!

The granulated sugar does the trick if you want it to be extra sweet.

While the heavy cream makes the filling frothy and light!

These Kahlua Fudge Cakes may appear plain and simple, but I am confident you will adore them from the first bite.

They’re soft and delicious, and they’re fantastic as gifts and for potlucks.

The confectioner’s sugar can be sprinkled on top to make them look more appetizing.

Hello Dolly Bars are always a hit with the crowd!

It has a butterscotch component, which you don’t typically find in desserts.

The butterscotch makes the Hello Dolly Bars extremely palatable and leaves everyone who takes a mouthful with a lasting memory.

Coconut trees everywhere, beachside relaxing with the sun beaming, the summer air blowing, and Vegan Coconut Cups in hand.

Have a bite of these cups and let the flavor explode in your mouth.

These treats will taste better if you add a little coconut rum.

If your kid decides they want to help in the kitchen, these Mini Banana Cream Pies could be their first kitchen experience.

And when your little one successfully makes these banana cream pies amazing and delectable, promote your kid from being the household’s assistant to the head chef.

These Mini Hummingbird Cakes With Cream Cheese Frosting make a lovely wedding and date night dessert.

Because they look like little wedding cakes, which are a symbol of love and romance.

This recipe is full of fruits and spices that will leave a mark.

Your visitors will have a great time munching on these Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars.

Don’t you find it attractive how these goodies are arranged in a serving tray?

Not only do they have a nice brown color, but they also have the perfect flaky crust.

Plus the salted caramel sauce and exquisite garnishes, everyone who tries it will be ecstatic.

Have a little party at home and want to make a great yet simple dessert that everyone will enjoy?

Don’t look any further; just one bite of these Churro Bites will make you swoon.

The considerable amount of cinnamon sugar coating on these churros is what makes them so irresistible.

When the Apple Nachos hit the table, I guarantee that every kid in the room will be begging for one.

They’re not your regular apple nachos, but they’ll be extra fun, messy, and fascinating.

Caramel sauce and chocolate toppings lend an extra depth of flavor to these pieces.

These Mini Chocolate Chip Scones will quickly become a household favorite.

They are buttery, flaky, and tender!

Their outstanding texture results from substantial amounts of heavy cream and butter.

You’re good to go with a little drizzle of light vanilla glaze and a small scoop of chocolate chips.

These wonton wraps will unexpectedly astound you.

They’re packed with apple pies, not dumplings or siomai, though.

The wonton wraps provide a great crunch texture that you will enjoy.

For a birthday treat, try these Deep Fried Oreos.

Enjoy its crispy batter coating sprinkled with powdered sugar.

You’ll find yourself getting another taste in the blink of an eye.

A cheerful dessert with a French twist will boost your love for desserts.

Due to the salt’s ability to intensify flavor, Chouquettes, or French sugar puffs, sprinkled with pearl sugar, become tastier.

Be more creative by adding chocolate chips and crushed nuts to give these pastries additional depth and appeal.

These Lemon Meringue Tarts are so cute, don’t you think?

Sweet, creamy, and tart lemon filling crowds in a phyllo cup for these niblets.

Get a bite, and they’ll be gone before you know it.

When served warm, these rice Krispies treats are incredibly soft and gooey.

They have a sweet, toasted, and nutty texture that is better than what regular Krispie treats to offer.

Always use fresh marshmallows to make them extra soft and gooey.

Fill your sweet tooth with these homemade Snickers Bars.

These bars are very identical in appearance and flavor to the classic Snickers variety.

They will certainly disappear from the platter in a flash!

I’d like to believe that everyone in the world loves brownies. 

But if you aren’t a fan, these bite-sized treats will change how you think about them.

Make them more tempting by mixing in additional chocolatey delights like candy and peanut butter cups.

You can tell that a dessert is good when it has a balance of sweet and briny flavors.

This recipe is made of mini Snickers sandwiched by two mini pretzels and dipped in melted white chocolate chips. 

Imagine the explosion of tastes!

The bottom line

And that’s all there is to it!

We hope you’ll find some inspiration in our recipe collection of mini desserts. 

I promise that the above recipes will make your table look wonderful and amazing.

Best Mini Desserts

Best Mini Desserts

Whether you're making tasty treats for a family dinner or a special occasion, these heavenly mini desserts will be a sure hit!

Ingredients

  • Brownie Truffles
  • S'mores Bites
  • Banana Pudding Mini Desserts
  • Mini Cannoli Pastry Cups
  • Sorbet
  • Mini Oreo Cheesecakes
  • Mini Pavlova
  • Mini Eclairs
  • Mini Apple Pies
  • Snickerdoodle & Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Mini Sugar Cookie Fruit Tarts
  • Strawberry Dark Chocolate Mini Dessert Cups
  • Boston Cream Pie Mini Tarts
  • Salted Maple Bourbon Caramels
  • Mini Lava Cakes
  • Pecan Tassies
  • Mini Victoria Spongecakes
  • Cookies & Cream Dessert Cups
  • Kahlua Fudge Cakes
  • Hello Dolly Bars
  • Vegan Coconut Cups
  • Mini Banana Cream Pies
  • Mini Hummingbird Cakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars
  • Churro Bites
  • Apple Nachos
  • Mini Chocolate Chip Scones
  • Wonton Apple Pies
  • Deep Fried Oreos
  • Chouquettes
  • Lemon Meringue Tarts
  • Brown Butter Golden Graham Rice Krispie Treats
  • Snickers Bars
  • Mini Brownie Bites
  • Snicker Chocolate Pretzels

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