Top 10 Summer Picnic Desserts

Top 10 Summer Picnic Desserts

Forget about lugging a three-layer chocolate cake on your next picnic outing. Not only are bulky desserts impractical to bring to a picnic, but they’re difficult to eat as well. Instead, pack a few outdoor-friendly desserts in your cooler. They should be easy to snack on. Recipe4Living has collected 10 super summer desserts that you don’t need a plate or fork to devour!

  1. Picnic Chocolate Chip Cookies - The classic cookie recipe sure to please. 
  2. Almost Candy Bars - This is a quick and easy bar to make that tastes like a million dollars. You can switch ingredients to make it taste different every time; the flavor of cake mix, type of chips and nuts. You can serve it as a brownie or as candy. 
  3. Mini Key Lime Cupcakes - Make mini cakes for maximum satisfaction. Cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting make prep super easy. 
  4. Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies - Throw these sticky peanut buttery cookies together in minutes for an almost-instant dessert. 
  5. Tiny Fudge Tarts - These tarts are great for parties and pot lucks. 
  6. Strawberry Sour Cream Bread - This moist, berry bread seems perfectly appropriate for a summer picnic. 
  7. Cherry Dream Bars - Easy to make and as delicious as cherry pie. 
  8. Brown Sugar Brownies - Make a chocolate-less brownie with this unique brown sugar recipe! Of course, you can always add chocolate too! 
  9. Blueberry-Orange Crunch Cookies - This recipe is a Pennsylvania Dutch dish with a gooey bottom and cake-like top. 
  10. Simply Delicious Strawberries in Rich Chocolate - Recipe Photo Contest Winner! Who can resist chocolate covered strawberries? A simple dessert that is always a crowd pleaser and looks gorgeous on a dessert plate. Perfect for Valentine's Day too! Click here to view all Photo Contest submissions.


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