14 Birthday Desserts That Aren't Cake

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Pies, brownies, crumbles... and a sweet drink? Bust out of the original birthday cake routine and spice up your next birthday celebration with a fresh dessert. These 14 Dessert Recipes are sure to make anyone feel extra special (and sweet!).

14 Birthday Desserts That Aren't Cake:

1. 5-Ingredient Key Lime Pie

5-Ingredient Key Lime Pie

Seriously! It's 5-Ingredient Key Lime Pie! There really are only 5 ingredients and just a few hours between you and a tangy, bright, tropical dessert! The crust is crumbly and buttery, the filling creamy and tart and sweet... honestly, it might just be the perfect dessert both in taste and in ease! No need to panic when your sweet tooth has a craving! 5-Ingredient Key Lime Pie has you covered and then some!

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2. Stack-of-Mud Bars

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These aren't like those mud pies you'd make out back in the yard when you were a kid! No, Stack-of-Mud Bars are a very decadent, more mature (and edible) version. Starting with a sweet graham cracker crust, you'll be quite pleased with the layers of fudgy, Nutella®-infused brownie, rich chocolate pudding, and fluffy whipped cream that follow. It's everything your little mind once hoped your pretend pies would be and more. Stack-of-Mud Bars help the older you realize that delicious dreams really do come true!

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3. Winter Berry Bake

Winter Berry Bake

The Winter Berry Bake is truly a treat that you could fall in love with no matter the season! But wow does it brighten up even the darkest winter night! A bubbly, sweet, tart, and juicy blackberry filling, delicately sweetened and topped with sugary pie crust... isn't that just the stuff of dreams? With rich butter to enhance the fruity goodness and served alongside ice cream, the Winter Berry Bake may not seem snowy, but it's the warm, wonderful treat that will make the holidays even brighter!

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4. Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies

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Sometimes when two worlds collide, it becomes a sweet success! Don't avoid this collision, because Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies are the best in the whole world! When two layers of moist, delicious, fudgy brownies snuggle up between a creamy peanut butter fudge filling, well, you have just consolidated two world-renowned tastes into one spectacular bite! Your regular old brownies have nothing on Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies. These two greats will always taste greater together!

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5. Butterscotch Delight

Butterscotch Delight

Butterscotch Delight is for butterscotch lovers and those who just want a simple, creamy dessert without too much fuss! Besides just waiting to let things set, Butterscotch Delight doesn't ask too much of you before letting you enjoy the rich, buttery flavors of the pudding layer, the tangy cream cheese filling, or the pecan crust underneath. Bring it to a party or keep it to yourself, just know, this is one dessert sure to marvel and amaze!

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6. Cherry Magic Bars

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Cherry Magic Bars really live up to their name. Why? Because there's a little bit of magic in every bite! The sour but sweet taste of dried cherries is balanced out perfectly by the salty pretzels, creamy chocolate, and smooth butterscotch chips. In under an hour, these bars are ready to give you a texture and flavor experience that is impossible to resist. Be warned... Cherry Magic Bars disappear quickly, so you'll have no choice but to quickly pull another batch out of the oven. Presto!

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7. Butter Pecan Ice Cream Pie

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Who needs the ice cream truck for a frosty summertime confection when you have your own home cooking at the ready? Butter Pecan Ice Cream Pie starts with a crunchy, crumbly, and buttery brown sugar and pecan crust and layers it with creamy butter pecan ice cream, homemade buttered pecans (for added crunch and richness), and a smooth, salty-sweet butterscotch sauce. The distinct butteriness of the pecan is enhanced by every ingredient in this ice cream indulgence. Butter Pecan Ice Cream Pie requires some patience, but once you have it ready, you'll think of ice cream cakes as a thing of the past!

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8. Apple Pecan Cobbler

Apple Pecan Cobbler

The crumbly topping of Apple Pecan Cobbler conceals the wonderful filling underneath! The apple filling is sweet and jammy and loaded with crunchy nuts, coated in a rich and buttery caramel sauce. The crust is nothing to sneer at either, as its flaky and sweetened with brown sugar, cinnamon sugar, and butter. Oh yes, Apple Pecan Cobbler isn't just some cobbled together dessert... it's a true fantasy of fun!

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9. Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

One of the joys of summertime is the arrival of fresh blueberries. Bursting with bright and vibrant flavors, blueberries just scream warm weather happiness. Best way to use those blueberries? This Blueberry Crisp! A crunchy, sugary crust with notes of brown sugar smokiness, covering a bubbly lake of blueberries turned jammy in the oven. Blueberry Crisp is best enjoyed after a great day of adventures, and of course with some vanilla ice cream, although eating it is an adventure all on its own!

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10. Caramel Apple Pizza

Caramel Apple Pizza

Some people think pizza automatically means savory. But we can always broaden our horizons, can't we? The Caramel Apple Pizza certainly thinks so, and it has the flavor to not just change minds, but hearts (and tastebuds)! A crumbly, tender, buttery sugar cookie crust lays the stage for diced, crispy, juicy apples and chocolate candies, which is already a great start. But it's the sauce that'll have you coming back again and again: creamy, tangy, with notes of rich caramel and the perfect amount of sweetness. Mmmm, Caramel Apple Pizza might sound like a fall or winter treat, but anytime you need a slice of something scrumptious, there's nothing better.

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11. Peanut Butter Banoffee Pie

Peanut Butter Banoffee Pie

An American twist on an English favorite! Peanut Butter Banoffee Pie is a luxurious dessert that really highlights the fun of indulging your sweet tooth. A crumbly, buttery crust made from Chocolate Hobnobs® (a beloved English oat cookie) supports sweetened, caramelized bananas (which could be a dessert just by themselves) and some rich, creamy, and deeply flavorful dulce de leche. This combination of flavors would be fantastic all on its own... but then it gets even better with a gloriously fluffy peanut butter whipped cream topping. Doesn't the sound of that just make you feel happier? Peanut Butter Banoffee Pie brings a beloved dessert across the pond to a new and eager audience!

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12. Champagne Bites

Champagne Bites

Pop the cork on a tasty new dessert! Champagne Bites are the perfect sweets for all of your sweets (see what we did there?) for any special occasion. Chocolate and Champagne... need we say more?! Rich chocolate, bubbly Champagne, smooth and creamy white chocolate, and deeply flavorful cocoa all rolled together into one delicious taste escapade. Raise your glass to Champagne Bites, where all your Champagne dreams come true! Cheers!

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13. No-Bake Crunch Bars

No-Bake Crunch Bars

No time? No problem! No-Bake Crunch Bars are the answer for a quick sweet-and-salty treat! Made with your favorite corn chips and a creamy sweet peanut butter layer, these bars even come with a bonus layer of magnificent chocolate if you're so inclined. There you have it... one amazing dessert flavor-fest, bite after bite, no oven required. Surprise yourself and your family with No-Bake Crunch Bars today. You're just moments away from enjoying one great peanut buttery treat!

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14. RumChata® Toasties

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Drinking your dessert has never been sweeter! If you're a fan of cinnamon, then RumChata® Toasties are for you. Your glass will be full of creamy, cinnamon-y flavors and could even be the perfect addition to your brunch, as the rims are coated with sugary vanilla icing and the nostalgic Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal. It's the liquid form of a cinnamon roll and we're here for it! Cheers to RumChata Toasties, whatever time you drink them!

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You can have your cake (ahem... dessert) and eat it, too. Go ahead!

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