10 Tiny Desserts That Are Adorable and Delicious

Strawberry-topped cheesecakes on two plates

Good things come in small packages, and that rings true with these adorable tiny desserts. Whether it's a cheesecake, pie or tart, these miniature desserts pack a lot of flavor in a few bites. Try recipes like Mini New York Cheesecakes and Mini Berry Cream Pies for a treat that's healthy and delicious.

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Mini New York Cheesecakes

Strawberry-topped cheesecakes on two plates

These mini cheesecakes aren't just adorable--baked in a muffin tin, they're quicker to make than traditional cheesecake and perfectly portioned.

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Mini Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecakes


This muffin-tin mini cheesecake recipe is an adorable, healthy dessert that's the perfect cute size. If making 2 dozen seems like overkill, the recipe can easily be cut in half. If you avoid gluten, use gluten-free graham crackers to make the crust.

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Fried Apple Pie Rolls

Fried Apple Pie Rolls

In this healthy take on apple pie, wonton wrappers stand in for pie crust, saving you calories and the headache of rolling out dough. We like to use Granny Smith apples because they hold their shape and provide tart balance to the sweet filling. Try dipping these handheld crispy treats in whipped cream.

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Mini Berry Cream Pies


Try this Mini Berry Cream Pies recipe the next time you want to whip up a quick healthy dessert. For this red-white-and-blue dessert, frozen mini phyllo cups work the best. Keep them nestled in their tray for easy transport to a picnic or potluck.

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Apple-Cinnamon Mini Doughnuts


These bite-size baked apple doughnuts have all the flavor of their fried counterparts with fewer calories. Serve plain for breakfast, with an afternoon cup of coffee or alongside whipped cream for an after-dinner treat.

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Chocolate & Nut Butter Bites

chocolate nut butter bites

Sweet satisfaction in seconds.

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Mini Pecan Pies

The key to these decadent treats is the portion size--baking them in mini-muffin tins keeps the carbs and saturated fat in check. And maple syrup allows you to make this pecan pie recipe without corn syrup.

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Mini Pistachio Cakes

Mini Pistachio Cakes

Adding matcha, a powdered green tea with a grassy flavor, balances the sweetness of these little tea cakes and adds gorgeous color too. You can add more matcha to the glaze for a festive green tint or sprinkle some on top. Alternatively, use dehydrated raspberry powder for a pink hue.

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Mini Angel Food Strawberry Shortcakes

These adorable strawberry shortcakes are made with mini angel food cakes. These single-serve desserts are perfect for a picnic or party on a warm summer day.

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No-Sugar-Added Mini Apple Pies

No-Sugar-Added Mini Apple Pies

These delectable single-serving tarts are gluten-free and sweetened with dates instead of refined added sugars. Top with a little unsweetened whipped cream to take this special--yet healthy--dessert to the next level.

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