Quick & Easy Fruit Dessert Recipes

Find quick and easy fruit dessert recipes including easy recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Pineapple Nice Cream

Rating: 5 stars 4
All-fruit, dairy-free and with no added sugar--these are the hallmarks of nice cream, a healthy alternative to ice cream. This pineapple nice cream has tropical flavors, thanks to a hit of mango and lime. It takes just minutes to make this naturally sweet frozen dessert in the food processor or a blender. Enjoy it alone, or top with fresh fruit and toasted coconut.
By Carolyn Casner

Easy Peach Cobbler Dump Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1
This peach dump cake serves up a fluffy, tender vanilla cake that's studded with juicy, sweet peaches. This peach cake is so simple it's sure to become a favorite summertime dessert. Using a box of organic cake mix makes the recipe prep even easier.
By Ivy Odom

Watermelon Fruit Pizza

Rating: 5 stars 1
This refreshing fruit dessert pizza recipe swaps classic cookie crust with a healthier watermelon crust. Topped with yogurt sauce, your favorite berries and mint, this fresh dessert can easily be doubled for a party or halved for every day.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Yogurt with Blueberries

Blueberries add all the sweetness you need, naturally, to protein-rich Greek yogurt in this satisfying snack.
By Victoria Seaver, M.S., R.D.

2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Whir up frozen bananas into an “ice cream” without the cream! Peanut butter adds a natural swirl of flavor for a sweet and satisfying dessert with no added sugar.
By Carolyn Casner

Skillet Berry Cobbler

This skillet berry cobbler is filled with sweet-tart berries with a hint of orange flavor. The biscuits are crunchy on the top and tender in the center.
By Laura Kanya

Tart Cherry Nice Cream

Rating: 3 stars 5
This easy vegan tart cherry nice cream—made from only a few simple ingredients—is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth and also deliver a boost of melatonin that may help you get a more restful night's sleep.
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By Andrea Mathis, M.A., RDN, LD

Crumble Topping

Rating: 5 stars 3
This quick crumble topping is convenient to have on hand.

Apple "Donuts"

Rating: 4 stars 2
This so-simple 3-ingredient recipe turns apple slices into “donuts.” Topped with nut butter and coconut, they make a satisfying no-added-sugar dessert or healthy snack.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Blueberries with Lemon Cream

Rating: 5 stars 4
Blending vanilla yogurt and reduced-fat cream cheese creates a topping that's as virtuous as it is delicious. Any fresh berry can be used in this recipe.
By Jim Romanoff

Frozen Chocolate-Coconut Milk with Strawberries

Rating: 5 stars 1
In this quick dessert recipe, fresh strawberries top nondairy chocolate “ice cream” for a cooling treat.
By Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.

Easy Peach Cobbler

Rating: 5 stars 1
This easy peach cobbler uses canned peaches to speed up prep time. A fluffy, tender cake envelops the tender peaches, creating an incredibly simple fruit dessert you can enjoy year-round.
By Sarah Epperson
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Inspiration and Ideas

How to Make Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp
Make a fruity crisp in just one pan with our skillet dessert recipe. Want it gluten-free? Swap the oats for gluten-free rolled oats.
Quick & Healthy Watermelon Fruit Pizza
Your new go-to refreshing treat, this fruit pizza recipe replaces classic cookie crust with a healthier watermelon "crust."
Broiled Mango
Rating: 4 stars 2

Broiling fruit brings out its inherent sweetness. A squeeze of tart lime juice balances it out. Try this technique with pineapple as well.