Nanna’s 17 Desserts That Are Better Than Any Bakery

Nanna’s homemade desserts outshine any local bakery with their unbeatable flavor and warmth. She skillfully turns simple ingredients into everyone’s favorite sweet treats. With decades of experience, she infuses love into every one of her 17 unique creations. Truly, no store-bought dessert can match the homely perfection of Nanna’s baking.

A plate of chocolate cookies with walnuts and chocolate pieces on the side.
Double Chocolate Brookies. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

A top-down shot of Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies on a white plate.
Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

The light texture and subtle sweetness of our Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies make for a refreshingly different dessert option. Nanna’s handcrafted delights are here to show that home-baked can easily outmatch the local bakery. These cookies are a definite mood-lifter on any day.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Butter Scones

Two butter scones on a plate with a cup of tea on a marble surface.
Butter Scones. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

You’ll be won over by the rich yet not-too-heavy feel of our Butter Scones. Nanna has mastered a scone that rises above bakery offerings, ensuring every bite is pleasingly delicious. Trust us when we say you’ll want these on your breakfast table regularly.
Get the Recipe: Butter Scones

Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies

Two Salted Dark Chocolate cookies on a plate next to flowers.
Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Our Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies offer a modern twist with every bite featuring the bold pairing of rich chocolate and a hint of salt. With these cookies, Nanna illustrates that better-than-bakery quality isn’t just a slogan; it’s a promise.
Get the Recipe: Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies

Lemon Goldies

Three square pieces of lemon goldies on a white plate.
Lemon Goldies. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

The flavor punch of our Lemon Goldies brings a fresh taste to your dessert cravings. These treats come with a lemony tang that delivers the right amount of kick without going overboard. They’re a burst of sunshine in every bite that you won’t find just anywhere.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Goldies

Chocolate Overload Cookies

Chocolate overload cookies on a white plate.
Chocolate Overload Cookies. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

When you bite into our Chocolate Overload Cookies, you’ll discover why Nanna’s is known for desserts that surpass bakery quality. They’re rich yet impeccably balanced, showcasing Nanna’s knack for nailing the perfect cookie.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Overload Cookies

Maple Pecan Pie Bars

A plate with a slice of pecan cake and a cup of coffee.
Maple Pecan Pie Bars. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Indulge into the rich, nutty flavor of our Maple Pecan Pie Bars and you’ll know they’re a treat different from the usual offerings. Each bar is packed with real pecans drizzled in luscious maple that brings out a delicious texture and taste. It’s another reason why Nanna’s desserts are acclaimed for being better than any bakery’s.
Get the Recipe: Maple Pecan Pie Bars

Buttermilk Banana Cake

Banana-Buttermilk Cake on a platter.
Buttermilk Banana Cake. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

The irresistible charm of our Buttermilk Banana Cake lies in its superb moistness and the perfect hint of sweetness. Buttermilk enhances the banana flavor, creating a cake that’s both comforting and sophisticated. It’s easy to see why Nanna’s creations are considered better than what you find in a bakery.
Get the Recipe: Buttermilk Banana Cake

Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Chocolate Caramel Cookies.
Chocolate Caramel Cookies. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

We’ve struck a perfect harmony of flavors in our Chocolate Caramel Cookies, leaving you dancing with each gooey, chocolate-drenched bite. You’ll find that these cookies blend the two stars — chocolate and caramel — like no bakery can. Nanna’s special touch ensures a satisfaction that’s rare to find.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Pecan Pie Brownies

Three pieces of pecan pie brownies on slate coasters.
Pecan Pie Brownies. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

Indulge into the indulgent and crunchy world of our Pecan Pie Brownies, where we’ve brought two favorite desserts into one exceptional treat. Each square is a delicious mix of chocolatey depth and the pleasing nuttiness of pecans. We’re confident you’ll agree that Nanna’s knows how to outdo any bakery when it comes to decadent desserts. These brownies are guaranteed to be a hit for any sweet tooth.
Get the Recipe: Pecan Pie Brownies

Sweet Potato Cookies

Sweet Potato Cookies on a baking sheet with icing and nuts.
Sweet Potato Cookies. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Our Sweet Potato Cookies are a delicious twist, delivering a subtly sweet flavor that’s both unique and comforting. They stand out with their soft, moist texture thanks to the sweet potato puree folded into the batter. It’s an unexpectedly delicious way to enjoy a dessert that’s not your ordinary cookie.
Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Cookies

Double Chocolate Brookies

A plate of chocolate cookies with walnuts and chocolate pieces on the side.
Double Chocolate Brookies. Photo credit: Bake What You Love.

Our Double Chocolate Brookies stand out as the ultimate treat for anyone looking to satisfy their chocolate cravings. Combining the best parts of cookies and brownies, this creation is chewy, dense, and wholly indulgent. When it comes to chocolate, Nanna’s kitchen is rivaling even the best bakeries out there. Treat yourself to this chocolate-packed favorite and you’ll understand why.
Get the Recipe: Double Chocolate Brookies

Lemon Loaf

A slice of lemon pound loaf on a plate with daffodils.
Lemon Loaf. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Slicing into our Lemon Loaf reveals a moist, lemon-infused treat that’s a bright spot any day. The balance of sweetness and tang makes each bite a pleasure, distinguishing it from your average bakery loaf. Nanna knows just how to blend simple ingredients into an extraordinary dessert.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Loaf

Zucchini Cookies with Chocolate & Pecans

Zucchini Cookies on a parchment-lined tray.
Zucchini Cookies with Chocolate & Pecans. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

With our Zucchini Cookies with Chocolate & Pecans, you’re getting a dose of veggies hidden in an irresistibly sweet package. Nanna’s dessert brings garden goodness right to your dessert plate, outperforming any traditional bakery. These cookies are a clever blend of healthful ingredients and indulgent taste.
Get the Recipe: Zucchini Cookies with Chocolate & Pecans

Salted Caramel Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

Two bowls of salted caramel snickerdoodle cookies on a plate with lavender flowers on the table.
Salted Caramel Brown Butter Snickerdoodles. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

The rich flavor of brown butter and the subtle hint of salted caramel level up our Salted Caramel Brown Butter Snickerdoodles to new heights. Nanna’s special touch has turned an ordinary snickerdoodle into an extraordinary dessert. These have all the makings of a cozy evening curled up with a good book.
Get the Recipe: Salted Caramel Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

Cookie Dough Milkshake

Cookie Dough Milkshake with a spoon and syrup in the background.
Cookie Dough Milkshake. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

With every sip of our Cookie Dough Milkshake, you’re treating yourself to a creamy, dreamy blend of real cookie dough pieces. It’s a fun, sippable dessert that transports you straight to childhood joys. Nanna’s knack for desserts that best any bakery’s offerings is evident in this awesome shake.
Get the Recipe: Cookie Dough Milkshake

Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble in cast iron with vanilla ice cream on top.
Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

When it comes to comfort, our Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble takes the cake—or should we say crumble? It brilliantly blends tangy rhubarb with sweet strawberries, all tucked beneath a perfectly crisp top. Trust Nanna to whip up desserts that leave any bakery in the dust.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble

White Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

A jar of White Chocolate Crinkle Cookies next to lavender flowers.
White Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Take delight in the sweet vanilla notes complemented by creamy white chocolate in our White Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. These are no ordinary crinkle cookies; they come with Nanna’s guarantee to be better than any bakery’s. It makes them as beautiful to look at as they are delicious to eat.
Get the Recipe: White Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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