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15 Comfort Food Desserts

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There are desserts and then there are comfort food desserts that warm the soul and leave you deeply satisfied. Snuggle up with one of our 15 warming bread puddings, cobblers, crisps, custards, and gooey-chocolate desserts that will hit the spot!

Comfort food desserts are different for every person. In New England, Boston cream pie might be comfort food, but in Georgia it may be peach cobbler. To us, it’s any decadent dessert that makes you feel like you are indulging and, yes, it is usually warming, creamy, and/or chocolatey!  

Peach Cobbler

Is there anything more comforting that a peach cobbler? This version is just the thing to enjoy on a warm, summer evening. 

peach cobbler in baking dish
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Chocolate Lava Cakes

These decadent cakes are simple enough to make for a week night meal buy fancy enough to serve at your next dinner party. 

chocolate lava cakes
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Vanilla Bean Custard

Similar to creme brulee, but no torching required, this yummy custard is sure to become a favorite.

vanilla bean custard
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Warm Brownie Pie

This pie has a crisp top but the filling is ooey–gooey comfort at its finest. 

slice of brownie pie
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Caramel Apple Crumb Pie

The combination of caramel, apple and crumb topping on this pie so homey your going to feel like a kid again. 

caramel apple crumb pie
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

The World’s Best Cheesecake

You can top this dessert with fresh fruit, jam, or chocolate and whipped cream. However you choose to enjoy it you’re going to want a second slice. 

cheesecake with blueberries
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Apple Cranberry Crisp

Try this slightly tart crisp for another dessert treat that will have you thinking ahead to cool, fall nights and cozy sweaters. 

apple cranberry crisp
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

Check out this decadent treat that is part cookie, part cake and all yummy!

oatmeal chocolate chip cake
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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This wonderful Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a homerun every time. Expect a rich moist cake with a beautiful golden color. The maple syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness. 

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Rice Pudding with Cinnamon

Is there anything more comforting than a good old–fashioned rice pudding? You’ll enjoy the nostalgia of this sweet dessert. 

rice pudding
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 Blueberry Oatmeal Crisp

This recipe is a great way to showcase fresh blueberries. Serve it with whipped cream or ice cream and try not to go back for more!

blueberry crumble
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Chocolate Mud Bars

These bars have gooey, brownie–like filling in a graham cracker crust.

chocolate mud bars with milk glass
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Joe Licata’s Best–Ever Coconut Cream Pie

This pie is so good even people who don’t like coconut are going to want to give it a try. 

rcoconut cream pie
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Skillet Peach Pie with “Grated” Piecrust

This yummy pie has no bottom crust and instead of rolling out a top crust, you grate frozen pie dough over the top for a crumble–like topping.

skillet peach pie
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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

When cooler weather comes around you’ll love this version of bread pudding. It will remind you of pumpkin pie. 

pumpkin bread pudding
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