Looking for some tasty and simple Father’s Day recipes? This list will give you a ton of great choices!

With Father’s Day coming up, the time is now to start prepping and preparing for what you’re going to cook. Even if dad is typically the cooker or the griller in the house, now is the time for him to rest. Give him the day off from cooking in make up some of his favorite dishes instead. In fact, now is the perfect time to cook up something for him that you know he’s going to love!

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Here are some of the best dishes for Father’s Day that will fill his belly and his heart. Pick out a few of these simple dishes and cook him quite the feast!

Delicious and Easy Recipes for Father’s Day

stack of homemade waffles with a slab of butter on top and maple syrup pouring over it

The best part about cooking easy dishes at home for Father’s Day is that you get to enjoy them, too.

All of these recipes are delicious and are a great way to feed dad on Father’s Day. You can easily pick and choose a few of the choices and mix and match as you want.

Because when you take charge and cook easy recipes at home, you’re certain to make it a tasty Father’s Day, and one that he’s not gotten to forget!

Breakfast Recipes That Dad Will Love

Give him breakfast in bed (or at the table) with these simple breakfast recipes.

blueberry buckle on a white plate
Blueberry Buckle
Blueberry Buckle is an old-fashioned sweet coffee cake with fresh blueberries and topped with a buttery sugar-cinnamon streusel topping.
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Homemade Pancakes
You'll love this easy, light, fluffy, homemade pancake recipe. Made with ingredients you already have in your pantry – flour, sugar, baking powder, butter, milk and eggs – they're delicious every time!
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Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites
Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites are made in the Instant Pot and just like what you’d find at Starbucks – made in only 10 minutes!
By making these Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites at home in the Instant Pot, you’ll have an amazing breakfast or lunch in minutes at a fraction of the cost of eating out!
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Overnight Breakfast Casserole- the easiest make-ahead casserole loaded with sausage, potatoes, cheese and eggs!
Overnight Breakfast Casserole
Assemble this Easy Overnight Breakfast Casserole full of sausage, potatoes, eggs, and cheese in the evening and bake it in the morning.  It's the perfect way to start the day!
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blueberry pancakes
Best Blueberry Pancakes
In just a few moments of time, you'll have the fluffiest and tastiest pancakes ever. We think you'll agree that these are the best blueberry pancakes!
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waffle recipe on a plate with butter and syrup
Perfect Homemade Waffle Recipe
Homemade Waffle Recipe!   Made with simple ingredients – light and crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside – they’re perfect every time! 
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Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is made with ham, cheese, eggs, bread, and more – is so easy to make either in advance or the day of!
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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
This comforting Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole recipe is filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, cheese, and of course Tater Tots!  This breakfast casserole recipe will be a welcome addition to your mornings! 
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Easy Breakfast Casserole
This Easy Breakfast Casserole comes together in no time for a weekend breakfast! Combine eggs with sausage, frozen hashbrown potatoes, and cheese for the ultimate easy breakfast or brunch casserole! 
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Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes
These light and fluffy classic homemade buttermilk pancakes are a cinch to make.
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Freezer Breakfast Burritos
This make ahead meal is simple, quick and everyone’s favorite!
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Overnight French Toast Casserole
Looking for a simple breakfast recipe? You're going to love this Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole. Made with less than 10 simple ingredients, this is one of the best ways to enjoy french toast.
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Chicken & Waffles
Chicken and waffles might not sound like the most natural pairing, but once you try it, you’ll be a believer! Crunchy fried chicken with fluffy soft waffles! Here’s how to make it at home.
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Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits
This Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits is a complete breakfast all in a single casserole dish! It’s always a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for a casual weekend breakfast or big brunch get-together.
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Breakfast Sliders
These Breakfast Sliders are the perfect savory breakfast option! With sausage, eggs, cheese, and slider buns, they have everything you need to fuel your morning.
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Biscuits and Gravy
Homemade biscuits and gravy is a classic Southern breakfast perfect for a Sunday morning! Warm biscuits are smothered with a savory sausage gravy in this easy recipe.
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Snack Recipes For Father’s Day

Does dad like to snack? Why not make up a few appetizers for him to nibble on?

Buffalo Chicken Nachos
buffalo chicken dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe
This Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is the perfect easy appetizer to enjoy in the crockpot or oven! Filled with chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, and cheese for the ultimate Buffalo Chicken Dip to enjoy anytime!
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Beer Cheese Dip
Beer Cheese Dip
Beer Cheese Dip — packed full of so much cheesy goodness and ready within 15 minutes making it a great option for parties and game day!
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taco sticks stuffed with beef and cheese cut in half on white plate
Cheesy Taco Sticks
Ready in just 30 minutes and perfect for dipping in all your favorite Mexican restaurant-style dips and salsas, these mouthwatering cheesy taco bites are a fun twist on your Taco Tuesday classic.
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Soft Pretzel Bites
Soft pretzel bites are the perfect, easy snack for your next movie marathon, game night, or living room tailgate. Topped with flake salt and then dipped in your favorite sauce, these delicious little pretzel bites will become a new family favorite.
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Bourbon Pretzels
Bourbon Pretzels are the tastiest sweet and spicy holiday snack with a kick!  Perfect for gift giving or just having around the house! 
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Buffalo Chicken Nachos
Buffalo Chicken Nachos
If you’re looking for a quick and easy appetizer recipe, this Buffalo Chicken Nachos recipe is it!
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million dollar dip
Million Dollar Dip
Million Dollar Dip is made with only 5 ingredients – Mayonaise, cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions, and almonds.
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Reuben Dip
A Reuben sandwich is a classic for a reason – and we take all those familiar flavors and turn them into a delicious, hot dip! Layers of corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, and Swiss cheese come together to make this a new favorite.
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rotel dip
Rotel Dip
Rotel Dip is a 3-ingredient queso dip recipe with spicy sausage, Rotel, and Velveeta cheese! This creamy Rotel Cheese Dip recipe tastes great on crackers, pretzels, and tortilla chips… it’s perfect for holiday gatherings, game day, or just because!
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sausage balls recipe
Sausage Balls
Sausage Balls are the perfect easy appetizer made with just 4 simple ingredients – sausage, Bisquick, shredded cheddar cheese, and milk.
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Spicy Sausage and Cheese Crock Pot Dip
This Sausage Cheese Dip full of two kinds of cheese, black beans, corn, tomatoes and green chilis that is sure to please any crowd! 
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pigs in a blanket
Pigs in a Blanket
Pigs in a Blanket is a classic party appetizer that pairs buttery crescent roll dough with little smokies sausages. I give mine a flavorful twist by adding everything bagel seasoning!
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Pizza Sliders
Pizza sliders are the ultimate appetizer for pizza lovers! Easy, cheesy, and made with sweet Hawaiian rolls, you’ll make this recipe again and again!
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Sheet Pan Nachos
Sheet pan nachos are going to be your new favorite dinner! No one can resist loaded nachos piled high with seasoned ground beef, cheese, sour cream, and toppings.
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Main Dish Ideas for Father’s Day

These easy entrees are simple and easy to do. Find one that has the ingredients he loves and get ready to make a fun dish.

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Meatball Stroganoff
Meatball Stroganoff is an easy weeknight dinner that is full of comfort!  Tender meatballs in a creamy mushroom sauce on top of egg noodles and ready in under 30 minutes!
Chicken Enchilada Bowls
Ready in just 20 minutes, these Chicken Enchilada Bowls are full of the healthiest ingredients – chicken, beans, rice, quinoa, avocado and more!  
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grilled BBQ chicken
Grilled BBQ Chicken
This easy grilled BBQ chicken recipe is an easy way to grill chicken. This barbecue chicken recipe results in tasty and juicy chicken every time! Use your favorite bbq sauce and let that the flavor of the grill come through!
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Bacon BBQ Pork Sliders
Bacon BBQ Pork Sliders are easy to make with a delicious pork loin fillet!
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Crock Pot BBQ Chicken
Easy Crock Pot BBQ Chicken needs just four ingredients and is super easy! Let the slow cooker do all the work to turn ordinary chicken into flavorful, tender meat that can be used in so many dishes.
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pulled pork sandwiches on a bun
Dr. Pepper Crock Pot Pulled Pork
You're going to love the taste of this Dr. Pepper Crock Pot Pulled Pork!
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Crock Pot Pulled Pork
Crock Pot Pulled Pork! A delicious pork loin is slow roasted in the crockpot and topped with a delicious homemade barbecue sauce for an easy meal idea!
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slow cooker pork carnitas
Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas are slow-cooked with for hours with a blend of Mexican inspired spices and citrus juice to become tender and full of flavor!
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easy shredded beef sandwiches
Mississippi Roast Sandwiches
Slow Cooker Mississippi roast is the perfect Crockpot recipe for a special family meal or quick weeknight dinner. Add your favorite toasted bread to turn this classic comfort food into your new favorite sandwich recipe.
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One Pan Smoked Sausage & Pepper Hoagies
These One-Pan Smoked Sausage and Pepper Hoagies are such a quick and easy meal idea; they’ll quickly become a family favorite for game day or any other day of the week!
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Meatball Sliders
This Meatball Sliders Recipe is the perfect party appetizer or game day snack! Quick + easy, you'll come back to this recipe again and again! #meatball #appetizer #gameday #recipe
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Instant Pot Spaghetti
Instant Pot Spaghetti is an easy and delicious weeknight meal the whole family will love! Just as good as the classic recipe, this spaghetti cooks in under 20 minutes and makes great leftovers.
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Ham and Swiss Sliders
Baked ham and cheese sliders are the perfect summertime recipe! Ready in just 25 minutes, these sliders are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
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Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole
Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole – the easiest cheesy potato dish made with leftover ham that will have you going back for seconds!
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walking taco
Walking Tacos
Walking Tacos are an easy dinner recipe that takes minimal effort for a fun on-the-go meal, camping food, or taco bar party. Pile small chip bags high with all of your favorite taco toppings – meat, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and salsa!
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Fried Chicken
Making fried chicken at home isn’t as hard as you think! Plus, extra crispy chicken fresh from the fryer is an experience that can’t be beat! Here’s how to make it.
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Pulled Pork Tacos
Don't miss out on these pulled pork tacos!
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Side Dish Recipes for Father’s Day

Fill dad’s plate with these delicious side dish recipes!

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Pea Salad
Simple Pea Salad is a delicious southern side dish that is filled with frozen peas, bacon, chopped red onions, and cheddar cheese.
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broccoli casserole
Broccoli Casserole
Creamy, Cheesy Broccoli Casserole! With its cheesy broccoli goodness & buttered Ritz cracker crumb topping this delicious broccoli casserole side dish recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, potlucks, or Sunday Dinner!
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Cheesy Potatoes
Cheesy Potatoes Recipe
Cheesy Potatoes is a crowd-pleasing side dish that goes by many different names but never has any leftovers! Comfort food at its best!
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Macaroni Salad
If you’re looking for a dish to make for a cookout, potluck, picnic, or summer get-together, you can’t go wrong with classic macaroni salad with creamy mayo dressing. 
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homemade potato salad
Potato Salad
This is literally the best potato salad recipe, ever. Packed full of flavor, you're going to love how simple this summer side dish recipe is.
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Cucumber Salad
Cucumber Salad is the perfect refreshing summer side dish made with cucumbers, a vinegar and sugar dressing, along with fresh herbs for a classic recipe!
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Scalloped Potatoes
This easy scalloped potatoes recipe is a family favorite! Tender Yukon Gold potatoes in an easy creamy, cheesy sauce make the best potato side dish! These thinly sliced potatoes covered in a creamy, cheddar cheese sauce bake up creamy on the inside with a cheesy crusty on top.
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Overhead shot of Black Bean and Corn Salsa in bowl with tortilla chips
Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Corn and Black Bean Salsa takes your typical salsa-and-chips appetizer to the next level. Instead of a sad, watery tomato-based salsa, this recipe is made with black beans, corn, and fresh vegetables, all tossed together with zesty lime juice. Perfect for picnics, backyard barbecues, or even school lunches!
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Zucchini Casserole
This Zucchini Casserole is an easy, side dish that goes with any meal. Zucchini and tomatoes topped with cheese and a crunchy panko/parmesan breadcrumb topping makes for the perfect accompaniment to any meal!
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Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe
This easy bow tie pasta salad recipe is quick and pleases everyone! It’s perfect for potlucks, picnics or as a side dish to any weeknight meal.
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Pasta Salad
This is the perfect Easy Pasta Salad Recipe! Loaded with veggies, it's dressed with creamy bottled dressing to make your life even simpler. Don't wait to make this classic, go-to summer side dish that never goes out of style!
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Corn Casserole
Whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, sour cream, butter, and Jiffy Corn muffin mix makes this yummy Corn Casserole Recipe amazingly good…and EASY!
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Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese
Creamy Bacon Mac & Cheese
This Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese makes the perfect side dish for any meal and its simple to make at home with only a few ingredients!
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Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
This Instant Pot Corn on the Cob recipe is so simple and literally takes just minutes to make. And the best part? It's only 2 ingredients!
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Potatoes Au Gratin
This easy potatoes au gratin recipe layers thinly sliced potatoes with a rich, creamy cheese sauce. So good!
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Copycat Panera Mac and Cheese
This copycat Panera mac and cheese tastes just like the original, for a fraction of the price! 
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Dessert Recipes for Father’s Day

Treat his sweet tooth with these sweet treats!

strawberry shortcake with whipped cream and strawberries on a white plate
No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert in a glass baking dish
No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert
This No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake is the perfect summer no-bake dessert! Made with Golden Oreos, cream cheese, pudding, and cool whip!
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Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake
Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake is cherry pie filling is topped with devil’s food cake mix and butter for a sweet treat that’s one part cake, one part cobbler, and two parts irresistible.
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Peach Dump Cake
This Peach Dump Cake Recipe is a quick and easy dessert that only includes 3 ingredients! Canned peaches, yellow cake mix, and butter are all you need to make this delicious dessert a smashing hit!
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Snickers Poke Cake
Snickers Poke Cake is here to be the star of your next party! This easy poke cake starts with a box of devil’s food cake mix, then it gets topped with caramel sauce, whipped topping, and chopped Snickers bars. It’s sure to impress everyone who tries it, and no one will guess how effortless it was to make.
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Strawberry Cobbler
Strawberry cobbler is the perfect recipe to make in spring, when fresh strawberries are cheap and plentiful! Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream while it’s still piping hot and you’ve got yourself a winning dessert.
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slice of peanut butter pie recipe
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
 This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is a quick and easy no-bake dessert that only requires a premade graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients!
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strawberry shortcake with whipped cream and strawberries on a white plate
Bisquick Strawberry Shortcake
Bisquick Strawberry Shortcake is a quick and easy way to get this classic dessert on the table in less than 20 minutes!
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stack of cake mix lemon bars
Lemon Bars
These 5-ingredient Lemon Bars are the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Made with boxed cake mix and sweetened condensed milk, this is an easy version of a classic dessert!
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7UP Cake Recipe
7UP Cake Recipe
For a moist and flavorful bundt cake try this 7UP Cake Recipe the next time you need an easy and delicious cake recipe from a box mix!
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No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
 This No Bake Peanut Butter Pie is a quick and easy no-bake dessert that only requires a premade graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients!
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This apple dump cake is the easiest dump cake recipe, with three basic ingredients. If you are looking for an easy fall dessert, this recipe is just that.  Tender bits of apple in every bite covered with a spiced cake that is delicious, down to the last bite. An easy apple dessert you can whip up any time of day. #apple #dessert #dumpcake #falldessert #appledessert #easydesserts| allthingsmamma.com
Apple Dump Cake
The best Apple Dump Cake! Apple Pie meets apple cake with only 3 ingredients. Simple cake mix recipe in under an hour!
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This Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe is by far one of my favorite summer desserts ever!  Made with fresh peaches, butter, and a cookie dough like topping, this will be your go-to cobbler recipe from now on! 
Peach Cobbler Recipe
This Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe is by far one of my favorite summer desserts ever!  Made with fresh peaches, butter, and a cookie dough like topping, this will be your go-to cobbler recipe from now on!  
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Bisquick Blueberry Biscuits on white plate with tea towel in background
Bisquick Blueberry Biscuits
Bisquick Blueberry BIscuits are pillowy biscuits fresh from the oven, studded with plump blueberries, and drizzled with a sweet glaze are perfect for brunch, plus easy enough to whip up for a weekend breakfast with the family!
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Blueberry Dump Cake
This Blueberry Dump Cake is the most delicious and easy dump cake recipe you'll ever try! Just dump all the ingredients into a pan, bake and eat!
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how to make coconut cream pie
Coconut Cream Pie
This Coconut Cream Pie is a coconut lover's dream! Creamy, rich instant coconut pudding is mixed with whipped topping and sweetened coconut flakes and folded into a pre-made pie crust for the ultimate easy, decadent dessert.
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Chocolate Cream Pie in pie plate
Chocolate Cream Pie
Made with a pre-made crust, instant chocolate pudding, and whipped topping this Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is a chocolate lover's dream!
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Kentucky Butter Cake
This Kentucky butter cake is a decadent Bundt cake recipe that's super moist and full of rich buttery flavor. Just add fresh berries or whipped cream and enjoy!
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Peanut Butter Cake
This old-fashioned peanut butter cake is one of those classic homemade cake recipes everyone loves!
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See how much fun it can be to bake up some great recipes for dad? All of these recipes are simple, easy, and delicious to do!

Texas Sheet Cake
Texas sheet cake is a hit with anyone who loves chocolate or cake! It’s big enough to serve a crowd and full of rich flavor.
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Banana Split Cake
Banana split cake has everything you love about the favorite frozen treat, all served up in the form of a creamy chilled cake!
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slice of portillos chocolate cake served on a white plate
Copycat Portillo’s Chocolate Cake
This copycat recipe for Portillo’s chocolate cake is so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you’ve been buying it all these years!
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slice of moist banana cake topped with frosting
Old Fashioned Banana Cake
This Homemade Old Fashioned Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is the most flavorful moist cake that is topped with an easy cream cheese frosting. Banana Cake a delicious twist on banana bread – perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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Hi, I’m Kasey, Founder of All Things Mamma – where I am dishing up family favorite recipes that are easy to make with simple, everyday ingredients. Plus – tips and tricks for living your best life!

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