You know how the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas, but you know what? Everything is also delicious in Texas! We have 31 Texas dessert recipes you will love.

Everything is bigger in Texas, but you know what? Everything is also delicious in Texas! We have 31 Texas dessert recipes you will love. Texas is known for the Texas sheet cake, a rich chocolate cake made with buttermilk and finished with fudgy icing. #dessertsonadime #texasdesserts #texasdessertrecipes
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What is Texas Known for Dessert?

Probably one of the most famous Texas desserts is pecan pie. The pie is made with a filling of pecans, sugar, corn syrup and more.

Texas is known for the Texas sheet cake, a rich chocolate cake made with buttermilk and finished with fudgy icing. Texas is also popular for sopapilla cheesecake. This dessert combines the popular Tex-Mex sopapilla pastry with a sweet cheesecake filling.

Everything is bigger in Texas, but you know what? Everything is also delicious in Texas! We have 31 Texas dessert recipes you will love. Texas is known for the Texas sheet cake, a rich chocolate cake made with buttermilk and finished with fudgy icing. #dessertsonadime #texasdesserts #texasdessertrecipes

The Best Texas Desserts 

Here are some of the classic Southern dessert recipes that you should give a try.

1. Cowboy Cookies

This cookie recipe is packed with pecans, chocolate chips, coconuts, oats, and more.

Cowboy Cookie
There is a lot to love about these popular Cowboy Cookies. From the chocolate chips and pecans to the oats, coconut and more, each bite is heavenly.
Cowboy Cookie

2. Peach Cobbler

Just imagine the juicy peaches and flaky golden crust with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe
This old fashioned peach cobbler is the best recipe and you likely already have all the ingredients to make this today. Just add ice cream.
Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe

3. Peach Cobbler Pound Cake

This recipe is a combination of two delectable treats. If you like peach cobbler and pound cake, you should give this recipe a try.

Peach Cobbler Pound Cake
Peach Cobbler Pound Cake Recipe is a delectable cake topped with a sweet drizzle. Not only is this cake tasty but it looks stunning.
Peach Cobbler Pound Cake

4. Funnel Cake

You can enjoy this delicious state fair staple in the comfort of your home.

Funnel Cake Recipe
It is easy to make this tasty Funnel cake recipe at home and enjoy a popular State Fair treat any time you want. Top with powdered sugar for a great treat.
Funnel Cake Recipe

5. Funnel Cake Fries

Fancy some funnel cakes on the go? Then these funnel cake fries are the perfect recipe for you!

Funnel Cake Fries
Enjoy all the flavor you love but in bite size Funnel Cake Fries. This recipe is sweet and delicious while being easy to make.
Funnel Cake Fries

6. Pecan Pie

Nothing screams Texas more than a good old-fashioned pecan pie. It’s not too sweet and has the perfect blend of pecans.

Pecan Pie Recipe 
This easy pecan pie recipe is sweet and delicious. Try this classic pie recipe for a real Southern treat. It is perfect anytime of year.
Pecan Pie Recipe 

7. Crock Pot Pecan Pie

Want to make some pecan pie but don’t have enough time? Then this crock pot pecan pie is the perfect recipe for you!

Crock Pot Pecan Pie
Crock Pot Pecan Pie recipe is so easy in the slow cooker. Store bought crust is loaded with decadent pie filling for a great dessert.
Crock Pot Pecan Pie

8. Old-Fashioned Hummingbird Cake

This recipe has been around for quite some time. It has a mixture of spices, banana, and pineapple.

Hummingbird Cake
If you love carrot cake, I know you are going to love this Hummingbird Cake recipe. This cake recipe with cream cheese frosting is easy to make.
Hummingbird Cake

9. Homemade Sopapilla

This deep-fried dough topped with honey or sugar can satisfy your sweet tooth as best as possible.

Sopapilla Recipe 
This traditional Sopapilla recipe is fried to perfection and drizzled in honey. The dough is very simple to make and tastes delicious.
Sopapilla Recipe 

10. German Chocolate Cake

This cake has a mild chocolate flavor and is covered with coconut pecan frosting.

German Chocolate Cake
The BEST homemade German Chocolate Cake with layers of coconut pecan frosting and chocolate frosting. This cake is incredible!
German Chocolate Cake

11. Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

These chocolate-covered frozen bananas are sweet, refreshing, and easy to make.

Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas
Frozen bananas dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with nuts, shredded coconut, and sprinkles. They are easy to make and they are a perfect snack for kids and adults to enjoy on a hot summer day.
Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

12. Texas Sheet Cake

This recipe got its name because it’s larger than your average cake.

Texas Sheet Cake
You don't have to be from the South to enjoy this decadent Texas Sheet Cake Recipe. The cake is so moist and the icing just melts in your mouth.
Texas Sheet Cake

13. White Texas Sheet Cake 

The white Texas sheet cake is easy to make, and instead of using the traditional chocolate icing, you will make it with white cake and icing. 

White Texas Sheet Cake
White Texas sheet cake is a new twist on an old favorite. The cake is moist and the icing is rich and decadent. It's a must try!
White Texas Sheet Cake

14. Buttermilk Pie 

The buttermilk pie has a luxurious creamy filling and a crackled sugar top.

Buttermilk PIe
Buttermilk Pie is my nominee for this year’s perfect party dessert. It’s outrageously easy, and the filling is luxuriously creamy on the inside with a lightly crackled sugar top. Despite being an old-fashioned recipe, this Southern classic doesn’t receive the notoriety it deserves.
Buttermilk PIe

15.  Moist Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

If you want the same delicious flavor of the buttermilk pie but in a cake form, then look no further.

Moist vanilla buttermilk cake
This moist vanilla buttermilk cake is a favorite. It’s easy and bakes in a 13×9 inch pan, then it’s topped with a yummy glaze that soaks in making the cake super moist and tasty. This cake is one of the best cakes I’ve ever had and it’s sure to be a family favorite.
Moist vanilla buttermilk cake

16.  Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

This is a vanilla cake with an orange flavor covered with orange and vanilla frosting.

Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes recipe is bursting with fresh orange flavor and the best icing. Each bite tastes like a bakery cupcake but the recipe is so easy.
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

17.  Chocolate Cola Cake

This cake is simple and easy to make, but it will surely be everyone’s favorite.

Chocolate Coca Cola Cake Recipe
My entire family and I all love a delicious sheet cake.  I think it’s a southern thing but this Chocolate Coca Cola Cake Recipe is definitely up there as one of my favorite cake recipes.
Chocolate Coca Cola Cake Recipe

18.  Chocolate Chip Cookies

Satisfy your cookie cravings, and you should check out this fail-proof recipe for chocolate chip cookies.

Chocolate Chip Cookies
We have the best chocolate chip cookies recipe and it is so easy. If you are looking for a soft chocolate chip cookies recipe, try this!
Chocolate Chip Cookies

19. Carrot Cake

It’s delicious and sweet, and the cream cheese filling just makes it perfect.

Carrot Cake Recipe
Carrot cake is sweet and decadent with layers of cream cheese icing. This is the best carrot cake and so easy to make. Each bite is amazing.
Carrot Cake Recipe

20. Carrot Cake Cookies

This must-try recipe gives you soft, chewy, and delicious carrot cake cookies with cream cheese frosting.

Carrot Cake Cookies
Each bite of these Carrot Cake Cookies taste moist and delicious. From the soft and chewy cookie to the rich cream cheese frosting, they are a must try.
Carrot Cake Cookies

21. Hash Donuts

This is a gourmet doughnut that will surely be everyone’s favorite.

Heavenly Hash Donuts
There are few things I love more than a fresh doughnut.  But a fresh gourmet doughnut? There's nothing quite like it! And to make matters even better, you can fry up Pillsbury Grand Biscuits instead of homemade dough for gourmet doughnuts in under 30 minutes!
Heavenly Hash Donuts

22. Mini Doughnuts

This will be an instant hit, especially if you bring this to your child’s bake sale or birthday parties.

Mini Donuts
These easy-to-make Mini Donuts are baked and can be decorated to suit any occasion. They're perfect for parties or any time you want an easily "poppable" delicious dessert that will impress!
Mini Donuts

23. Chocolate Lasagna 

This is a no-bake dessert, and it’s easy to make because it’s just a layer of crushed Oreos and whipped cream.

Chocolate Lasagna
Lots of delicious layers make this Chocolate Lasagna Recipe so tasty. Oreo cookies, chocolate chips and a decadent pudding mixture make this so decadent.
Chocolate Lasagna

24. Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake

Don’t let the mayonnaise scare you; this is a yummy, moist chocolate cake.

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake has to be one of the most decadent, delicious and easy cakes I have ever made! Simply combine all ingredients together, pour into a pan and bake.  That is it!  You will never want to use a prepared cake mix again once you try this recipe!
Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

25. Homemade Banana Pudding

This is simple to make, but the outcome is delicious with simple ingredients.

Close up image of banana pudding in a trifle dish
Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe
This easy and delicious Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe will be the new family favorite. All the layers makes this the best dessert option.
Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe

26. Sock It To Me Cake

This is a yellow cake with pecans, brown sugar, and cinnamon.

Sock it to me Cake
Sock It to Me Cake is a doctored up cake recipe that starts with a box of cake mix and ends up as a delicious cinnamon sugar bundt cake packed with pecans and brown sugar.
Sock it to me Cake

27. Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Most people love cinnamon rolls, and it is perfect as a dessert or snack.

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
There isn't anything quite like homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing. You will love how simple this recipe is. Try it today.
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

28. Churro Bites 

This recipe will teach you to make churro bites on the go.

Churro Bites
Deep fried Churro Bites taste amazing coated with cinnamon and sugar. You will love these bite size treats for snacking.
Churro Bites

29. Air Fryer Churros

If you do not have the time to cook and deep-fry your churros, you can use the air fryer.

Air Fryer Churros
Easy air fryer churros recipe is fried to perfection and coated in cinnamon and sugar. This delightful treat is quick and easy thanks to the air fryer.
Air Fryer Churros

30. Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Once you’ve tried and tasted this salted caramel apple pie, you will never return to regular apple pie.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
Salted Caramel Apple Pie is the best combination of apple filling and decadent caramel sauce. Everything is baked in a flaky pie crust and taste amazing.
Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

31. Homemade Chipwich Ice Cream Sandwich

This homemade ice cream sandwich recipe is an ice cream cookie sandwich that can help satisfy any sweet craving.  

Homemade Chipwich ice cream sandwiches stacked together.
Homemade Chipwich
Make this decadent Homemade Chipwich for the best treat. Everyone will love ice cream sandwiched between two delicious cookies. Plus, the extra chocolate chips make it even more decadent.
Homemade Chipwich

Must try Texas Desserts.

Did all of those Texas dessert recipes make you hungry? Try at least one of these recipes and taste some real Southern goodness. 

Everything is bigger in Texas, but you know what? Everything is also delicious in Texas! We have 31 Texas dessert recipes you will love. Texas is known for the Texas sheet cake, a rich chocolate cake made with buttermilk and finished with fudgy icing. #dessertsonadime #texasdesserts #texasdessertrecipes

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