20 Mini Desserts For Bite-Sized Snacking
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20 Mini Desserts For Bite-Sized Snacking

Whoever said size doesn’t matter never met these adorable mini desserts. Yes, we’ll dig into anything that satisfies our sweet tooth, be it a colossal “pizza” piebooze-infused sweets or no-bake treats. But when it comes to a dessert that packs as much “awww” as “mmmm,” we’ve gotta hand it to the little guys. Perfect for parties or late-night munchies, we’re all for these sweet bite-sized eats.

1. Banana Splits: Everyone’s favorite diner sundae has taken on a new form. Just scoop out the inside of banana slices to form “cups.” Then fill them with your typical sundae toppings, including ice cream with a cherry on top. (via Baker’s Royale)

2. Lemon Meringue Tarts: The perfect summer treat! If you like your sweets tart, you’ll love these mini tarts filled with lemon custard. (via My Baking Addiction)

3. Cherry Pies: There’s nothing better than a good warm cherry pie, except one that fits in the palm of your hand. You’ll really impress your friends by mastering a mini lattice topping, too. (via Table For Two)

4. Caramel Apples: An apple a day can go a long way! Use a melon baller to scoop bite-sized apples, then spear ’em and dip ’em for party-worthy caramel apples. (via Kiss Recipe)

5. Healthy Donuts: We’re suckers for a good donut, especially these tiny sprinkled versions. They taste even better knowing they’re only 130 calories each! (via Brit + Co.)

6. Butter Cracker Ice Cream Sandwiches: Our salty-sweet dreams have come true! Buttery crackers sandwich strawberry ice cream, then get a dunk in some melted chocolate. Try eating just one. (via Joy the Baker)

7. Strawberry Stuffed Cheesecake: Who needs crust anyway? These cheesecake bites are stuffed inside hollowed out strawberries for a fruity surprise. (via Make It. Love It)

8. Mini Burger Cookies: Made you look! These burgers are made from candy stacked between two Nilla wafer buns. (via The Girl Who Ate Everything)

9. Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie Pops: It’s a sandwich! It’s a pie! No, it’s both! The classic pair, PB+J, gets stuffed inside a mini-pie pocket for an out-of-this-world snack. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

10. Brownie Sundae Bonbons: They may be mini, but we bet you could eat a whole bowlful of these chocolate shells stuffed with ice cream, brownie and hot fudge. (via Bakerella)

11. S’mores Mini Cakes: You don’t need a campfire to enjoy these cakes. To make your own, stack graham cracker cakes with melted chocolate and marshmallow tiers. (via Martha Stewart)

12. Pecan Pie Bites: Forget Thanksgiving. Whip out these party favorites any time. Use a muffin tin and pastry dough to make the mini pie shells. (via Bake or Break)

13. Oreo Cheesecake Bites: Start with an Oreo crust, then mix more Oreos into cheesecake batter, and you’ve got yourself a winner! You can serve this one as a whole cake, or chop it up into bite-sized pieces. (via Mel’s Kitchen Cafe)

14. Cannoli Bites: This classic Italian dessert tastes even better in miniature. Rim your shells in chocolate, then add fun toppings like shredded coconut, sprinkles or crushed pistachios. (via Cooking Classy)

15. Fruit Tarts: These creamy cups are fresh, fruity and sweet. Blueberries, blackberries and raspberries work best for the size, but you can always chop your favorite fruit to fit. (via I Heart Nap Time)

16. Cranberry Mousse Tarts: We can’t get over the mini pastry puff stars on top of these already delicious mini tarts. (via Pillsbury)

17. Homemade Pop Tarts: Have dessert for breakfast with these homemade pastry pockets. Fill yours with your favorite jam, jelly or curd. (via Living)

18. Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies: These chewy, chocolatey teaspoon-sized cookies can rest on the tips of your fingers. Serve them in a teacup for a pretty party presentation. (via Yammie’s Noshery)

19. Pineapple Upside Down Cakes: Cinnamon-vanilla cakes are topped with pineapple rings and maraschino cherries for a moist, palm-sized classic treat. (via A Beautiful Mess)

20. Milkshake Shooters: Even drinks can go mini! The chocolate-sprinkle rim on these vanilla-milkshake shots have us wanting more. (via Pizzazzerie)

Haven’t had enough? What desserts would you like to see go mini? Tell us below!