Celebrate Dessert Day with Dairy

hot chocolate dip with marshmallows

Desserts come in all shapes, sizes, and types – candies, pies, ice cream, pastries, cobblers, donuts, cookies, and even fruit! The list is endless and can include whatever food satisfies your sweet tooth. If you’re looking for a sweet treat to celebrate National Dessert Day on October 14th, try one of our delicious dairy desserts.   

The weather may be turning colder, but ice cream never goes out of season. This No-Churn Milk and Cookies Ice Cream is super simple and delicious! Personalize your ice cream flavor by using your favorite cookie. If you prefer a warm and cozy sweet treat to compliment the fall weather, look no further than this Pumpkin Bread Pudding. This decadent treat is made with lactose-free milk – real dairy milk that provides the same essential nutrients as conventional milk, just without the lactose.

Craving chocolate? These single-serve Mini Chocolate Cream Pies can be made in advance, making this grab-and-go sweet treat perfect for busy schedules. Or consider this not-too-sweet Hot Chocolate Dip, made with Greek yogurt and served with fruit, graham crackers, and pretzel rods.

Southeast Dairy Association - pumpkin pie smoothie

Even while watching your family’s sugar intake, you can still enjoy National Dessert Day. Treat yourself to a slightly-sweet and satisfying Gorp Sundae featuring healthy fats from nuts and seeds and protein-packed Greek yogurt. Or start your day off strong with this Kefir Pumpkin Pie Smoothie! Using kefir, a fermented milk drink, this smoothie is full of good-for-you probiotic bacteria while only using a single tablespoon of added sweetener.

You can celebrate National Dessert Day with an extravagant dish or something as simple as a glass of cold, refreshing chocolate milk! No matter your preference, it should be happiness in every bite!

Click here for more delicious dairy recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.   

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