No offense to cookies, cakes or brownies (we’re still obsessed), but they’re just so expected. Less standard are surprising dessert hybrids that combine the usual suspects in glorious ways. And while we can’t say any of these 21 recipes are under 100 calories, we can promise they’re, like, life-changingly good.
21 Mouthwatering Dessert Mash-ups You Didn't Know You Needed
It's as if your two favorite desserts had a baby
No pasta, no problem.
Croissant Bread Pudding
To think we used to throw out day-old croissants...
Cookies-and-cream Bread Pudding
To be topped with a not insignificant amount of whipped cream.
Carrot-cake Cinnamon Rolls With Mascarpone Icing
And a good morning to you, too.
Wait. Now we can’t decide what we want for breakfast.
Samoa Baked Doughnuts
They always were our favorite Girl Scout Cookies.
Strawberry Pie Cake
We’re gonna need a minute to process this.
Candy Cane Cake
Up your holiday baking cred.
Red-velvet Cheesecake Chocolate-chip Cookie Bars
With a name that takes so long to say, it’s a good thing these are so damn delicious.
Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies
A little bit creamy, a little bit chewy.
Chocolate-chip Cookie Dough Dip
Don’t feel limited by graham crackers. You could dip pretty much anything into this stuff. Or eat it plain.
Ice-cream Sandwich Cake
This guy looks way harder to make than it actually is.
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Maple Belgian Waffle Cake
So. Much. Sugar. (We mean that in the very best way.)
Make your slices as large as you'd like.
Banana Bread Tiramisu
Layers on layers of delight.
Cake Batter Cookies
Make sure your milk’s extra cold.
Just when we thought Oreos couldn’t get any better.
Store these babies in the freezer for a super-quick sugar fix.
Bananas Foster Waffles
Don’t skimp on the caramel drizzle.
Almost too pretty to eat. (What? We said almost.)
Twix Cheesecake Bars
Two for me.