6 Quick and Easy Shabbos Desserts

There's always time to make a delicious dessert

Preparing a meal for Shabbat often involves making the soup, matzo balls, fish, chicken, potatoes, vegetables, and salad. It can easily leave you with no energy or time left to make dessert! That's when you'll want an easy Shabbos dessert recipe or two at the ready. These sweets can be whipped up in just a few minutes so they're perfect for that last-minute rush to get everything ready.​

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    Shabbos Torte

    Adaptable Shabbat Torte (Parve)

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    Once you get the hang of this Kosher Shabbos torte, you can make it on autopilot in less than 10 minutes. That is as long as you remember to leave the margarine out to soften! It's also very likely that you'll have the ingredients on hand, which is a big plus for those averse to last minute shopping.

    Possibly the best part of this delicious cake is that you can use whatever fruit you like or have. From blueberries to apples and plums to peaches, it becomes an entirely new cake each week. There is no chance that your family will get tired of eating it!

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    Kosher Blondies

    Blondies
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    Get the great taste of chocolate chip cookies without taking the time to form each cookie. Blondies are simply chocolate chip cookies baked in the form of brownies. All you have to do is prepare the dough, pour it into a baking pan, and bake these tempting cookie bars.

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    Quick Kosher Cookies

    Cake Mix Cookies
    Vanilla Bean Cake Mix Cookies customized with cranberries and white chocolate.

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    Homebaked cookies are incredibly fast to make when you start out with a cake mix! These delicious Kosher cookies are made with just four ingredients and in four simple steps. The recipe is also very versatile. You can use a variety of cake mixes and add any mix-ins you like to surprise your kids with these tasty treats.

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    Easy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

    3-ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

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    If you have children who are interested in helping out with Shabbos prep, give them this incredibly easy recipe to work on. It uses just three ingredients—peanut butter, sugar, and egg—and is a great introduction to the kitchen. They're surprisingly delicious and the whole family will love them!

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    Dried Fruit Compote

    Dried Fruit Compote
    Dried Fruit Compote.

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    Fruit compotes are a wonderful Shabbat dessert and it's really easy when you use dried fruit. This recipe combines plums, apricots, and raisins in a sweet, spiced syrup that is a delight any time of year. Since it needs to be chilled for a few hours anyway, it's the ideal recipe to make ahead of time.

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    Perfect Parve Chocolate Cake

    Chocolate Layer Cake
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    It's entirely possible to create a yummy parve chocolate cake in less than an hour. This recipe creates a base with eggs, sugar, and bittersweet chocolate. After baking and cooling, it's topped with a whipped cream and vanilla pudding mix. Top that with a few chocolate flakes and everyone will be delighted when you bring it to the table for dessert.