Great Desserts Recipes For Small Meals

If you usually take meals with you when you go to office or make meals for children to take to school, then desserts are something that are let go of and settled with some yogurt or fruits. But during this festive season, make a splash with your meals by adding small desserts.

Mini chocolate thumbprint cookies

For this recipe you will need 2 sticks of butter, sugar, cocoa powder, flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, powdered sugar, hot water, vanilla and sprinkles. Cream 2 sticks of butter and ¾ cups of sugar until smooth and then add 1/3 cup of cocoa powder to this mixture. Then in a separate bowl mix 2 cups of flour, half a teaspoon of baking powder and then add it to the butter mixture and mix well. Then take tiny balls of the mixture and make a small indent in the middle with your thumb and bake for 7-9 minutes at 350 Fahrenheit.  These cookies should look dry and very soft. You can make the thumb imprint even deeper once they have been taken out of the oven if you feel like adding more frosting.For the frosting whisk together cocoa powder (roughly 3 tablespoons), 1 cup sugar, a few ml of hot water, and a teaspoon of vanilla. Make sure the frosting is set in the cookies before you store them in tins or other container. Add sprinkles right after you put frosting on the thumbprint.You can add that there are cookies included when making the personalised labels for the lunch boxes, check out here.

Oreo and gingerbread no bake mini cheesecake

For this recipe you will need gingerbread Oreos, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, gingerbread pudding and cool whip.To start with, place 12 gingerbread Oreos in a food processor and make sure they have turned into tiny fine crumbs for the crust of the mini cheesecake. Then divide these crumbs between parfait cups or small plastic cups on the bottom. Then in a standing mixer bowl, combine 8 ounces of cream cheese, 1/3 cups of confectioners’ sugar, 1.5 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, 1 teaspoon vanilla, ¾ cups prepared from-the-box gingerbread pudding and mix until all blended together. Then spoon portions of this mixture into the cups with the crumbs and then put cool whip on top along with a decorative gingerbread man from Wilton. You can add cool whip before you put in the cheesecake mixture too.It is better to store this in the refrigerator until you put into the kids’ lunch boxes along with the name labels. Add a tiny beautiful dessert into the lunches for each family member to make it special for them in this holiday season. Get more info at