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The Best Desserts To Make in 2021

Children baking dessert recipes from a local restaurant in Springfield Illinois)


Who doesn’t love a good dessert? At Loukinens’ on 4TH in Springfield, Illinois, we enjoy a great dessert and have amazing choices on our menu. Our chef, Keith Loukinen, is known for his made-from-scratch desserts that offer a great end to your meal. We have created a list of four delicious dessert recipes you can bake up with your family right at home. Don’t feel like baking? Visit our restaurant in Downtown Springfield, IL to enjoy a great dining experience and experience the delightful desserts from Loukinens’ on 4TH. You can call us at (217) 670-1363 to enquire about making a reservation or hosting your next event with us.

Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a classic dessert that most people enjoy. That is why we just had to share this caramel-pecan cheesecake recipe with you! This recipe is perfect for any time of the year. For a nutty, rich, and incredible pecan pie, this will win your family and friends over. While it may seem like an overwhelming cheesecake, it is fairly easy to make. Some main ingredients you will need are pie crust, chopped pecans, caramel ice cream, and some cream cheese. Doesn’t that sound delightful? Gather your family to share this delicious homemade caramel-pecan cheesecake after visiting us for a wonderful dinner.

Chocolate chip cookie recipe from a local Springfield, Illinois restaurant.Chocolate Chip Cookie Delight

Do you need something to bring to your next summer potluck? This chocolate chip cookie delight recipe is a tasty treat you can whip up that we guarantee will be a fan favorite. Have children at home? This recipe is a great and simple one that kids would enjoy making. Some things you need to create this chocolate Chip Cookie Delight are chocolate chip cookie dough, cream cheese, frozen whipped topping, instant chocolate pudding mix, and instant vanilla pudding. Ready to whip this up yourself? Follow this simple recipe!

Cinnamon Twirl Cookies

How delicious does a cinnamon twirl cookie sound! We found this amazing recipe that creates a delicious and unique dessert that we know you will love! Enjoy a rolled cookie that is delicious and fun to make. It consists of a sugary mixture, walnuts, and a filling that keeps you wanting more. As a delicious morning treat, these cinnamon twirl cookies taste just like a cinnamon roll! Ready to create your family’s new favorite dessert? Follow these easy simple steps and enjoy this sugary delight!

Strawberry shortcake at a local restraunt in Springfield, IllinoisStrawberry Shortcake

With strawberries being in season why not create a delicious strawberry shortcake for you and your family! This is a great dessert to enjoy during the summertime. This sweet and refreshing dessert recipe will surely become another favorite for you and your family. With juicy strawberries paired with a fresh and light whipped cream and homemade shortcake what isn’t there to love? If you and your family picked strawberries this summer then this recipe is the best time to make this delicious strawberry shortcake treat!

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