Time for Dessert: 25 Cakes, Pies & Confections

Best of 2010

It's a hard job, but someone's got to do it: Round up our top 25 desserts from 2010. We've already looked at ice creams and popsicles, so we'll leave those out, but wow — there is still a lot of good stuff to choose from! From strawberry icebox cake to Mallomars, here are our picks for the best of the dessert table in 2010.

FIRST ROW (CAKES)
• 1 Surprisingly Quick Root Beer Chocolate Bundt Cake
• 2 Forelle Pear Cake
• 3 Texas Layer Cake
• 4 Apple Cardamom Upside-Down Cake
• 5 The No Mixer, One Bowl Cake RecipeMORE CAKES
• 6 Blueberry Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
• 7 No-Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake
• 8 Lemon Yogurt Cake with Ginger-Thyme Syrup
• 9 Yogurt Cake

PIES & TARTS
• 10 Icebox Banana Cheesecake
• 11 Free-Form Apple Tart
• 12 Nutty Chocolate Tart
• 13 Browned Butter Butterscotch Pie
• 14 Cranberry Tart with Hazelnut Crust
• 15 Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie: A Corn Syrup-Free Recipe

COOKIES & BARS
• 16 Kitchen Sink Super Bowl Bars
• 17 Halfway Cookies
• 18 Homemade Mallomars
• 19 Cinnamon Walnut Dulce de Leche Bars
• 20 Cranberry Honey Drop Cookies
• 21 Peanut Butter and Fudge Oatmeal Cookies
• 22 Cranberry Curd Bars with Walnut Shortbread Crust

OTHER DESSERTS
• 23 Easy Summer Dessert Recipe: Syllabub
• 24 Honey and Spice Poached Pears
• 25 Creme Anglaise with Honey-Poached Pear and Puff Pastry

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