Father’s Day Desserts

Father's Day dessert recipes

Dad food means good food, and lots of it. But Father’s Day is not a day for filling him up with froufrou desserts or diet nibbles. Nope, Dad deserves something at the end of his meal that’s as fearless and heroic, as bold and as sweet, as he is. So make him one of these five robust Father’s Day desserts. He will thank you—and maybe, just maybe, save you a bite.

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Spicy Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn Recipe

Spicy chocolate peanut butter popcorn

This sweet-and-spicy mix is salty, crunchy and more than a little addictive.

Beer and Pretzel Pudding Recipe

Beer and pretzel pudding

Chocolate stout makes this rich pudding the perfect base for crunchy pretzels.

Bacon-Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Bacon-chocolate chip cookies

Drop-dead delicious. Make sure Dad has a nice glass of milk to go with these prizewinning cookies.

Dessert Nachos Recipe

Dessert nachos

Who says nachos have to be spicy? These dessert nachos are the perfect ending to a Dad-centric dinner.

Cheesecake with Honey Bourbon Sauce

Cheesecake with honey bourbon sauce

Store-bought cheesecake gets a bold twist with bourbon and honey flavors. Heat 1 cup of packed light brown sugar, 1/2 cup of butter and 3 tablespoons each of heavy cream and honey bourbon (or your favorite bourbon plus 1 teaspoon of honey) over low heat in small pan until sugar is dissolved. Drizzle over slices of cheesecake before serving.

Father's Day Cake Topper Printables

Bonus No-Bake Option: Father’s Day Cake Toppers

And for those of you in a time crunch, why not buy Dad’s favorite flavor of cake and decorate it with our Father’s Day cake topper printables for a dessert that’s Dad-worthy, but in a super-low-effort way.

Bonus Video: 3 S'mores Recipes  

Dad will love these oh-so-good-and-gooey s’mores on the grill—there’s even one with bacon!—and the kids will love helping put this fun dad’s day dessert together. Watch the video for Will Brown’s s’mores recipes and helpful how-to’s..

Jennifer Fujita

Jennifer is a Hallmark writer and culinary student who is always on the hunt for new, easy recipes for celebrating the holidays and seasons.