26 Sweet Desserts Made with Honey

Craving something sweet? Try these 26 Sweet Dessert Recipes featuring nature’s gold: Honey! From cookies to honey muffins, homemade candy to no-bake desserts, these are the best desserts made with honey that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Honey is a wonderful way to naturally sweeten your favorite dessert recipes! Raw honey has the added benefits of being a source of antioxidants and loads of phytonutrients. Honey lovers, this one’s for you.

Closeup of Spice Cake With Caramelized Apples on plate

Honey Cake with Caramelized Apples


One word for this homemade snack cake recipe: Whoa. Delicious and tender honey cake filled with warm spices and topped with caramelized apple slices is just so blissfully cozy!

closeup of a slice of pumpkin cake on a plate

Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Honey Mascarpone Frosting

Awe and amaze with this delightful pumpkin layer cake, frosted and filled with cinnamon and honey mascarpone frosting. The perfect dessert for special occasions!

Five homemade single-serving Thanksgiving cheesecakes with pecans loose on the pan beside them

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Pecan Crust

A pecan crust naturally sweetened with raw honey forms the base for this adorable, “skinny” mini pumpkin cheesecake recipe! A lightened up, single-serving version of a cheesecake dessert made with healthy ingredients.

Apricot Ricotta Cheesecake | www.diethood.com |This light and fluffy Ricotta Cheesecake is sweetened with honey and packed with delicious chunks of apricots. | #recipe #cheesecake #nationalcheesecakeday

Apricot Ricotta Cheesecake


Incredibly light and fluffy homemade cheesecake made with ricotta and sweetened up with honey! Packed with juicy apricot for a unique and delicious blend of flavors.

Chewy Pumpkin Cookies with flaked sea salt in a cooling rack

Salted Honey Chewy Pumpkin Cookies

These quick and easy, scrumptious and tender pumpkin cookies are flavored with spices and sweetened with salted honey. They’re also perfectly crispy on the edges and soft in the centers. Cookie dreams come true!

Salted Honey Pistachio Cookies

Salted Honey Pistachio Cookies


Another salted honey cookie recipe you won’t be able to resist! This time with salty pistachios, browned butter, and white chocolate chips for the ultimate sweet-and-salty combination.

Gluten Free Salted Peanut Butter Cookies | www.diethood.com | Made with just a few ingredients, these Peanut Butter Cookies are fudgy, sweet & salty, gluten free and naturally sweetened!

Gluten Free Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter and honey come together in this recipe for naturally sweetened gluten free cookies. These easy cookies are everything you want in a healthy dessert: fudgy, sweet, a little salty, and so delicious!

Honey Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

Honey Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies


Easy peanut butter cookies made with whole wheat and honey for a dessert that’s equally nutritious and delicious. Just try to eat only one of these soft and chewy cookies!

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Honey Cornbread Muffins

These easy honey cornbread muffins are a perfect sweet treat that the whole family can enjoy! Top with butter and drizzle them with honey for even more flavor.

Square pieces of cornbread stacked with butter on top

Sweet Cornbread Recipe

A sweetened-up recipe for homemade cornbread, perfect as a side or as a kid-friendly dessert slathered with butter and drizzled with extra honey!

Freshly-baked baklava being topped with a golden honey syrup.

Greek Baklava Recipe


For a traditional Turkish dessert made with honey, try this easy baklava recipe! Layers of phyllo pastry are filled with walnuts and cinnamon, then soaked in a sweet honey syrup for a delicate dessert that’s perfect for slicing and sharing.

Strawberry Coconut Oatmeal Crunch Pie | www.diethood.com | This amazing, sweet, yet healthy Strawberry Coconut Oatmeal Crunch Pie combines a crust made of shredded coconut, quick oats, and cereal flakes, topped with a silky strawberry sauce and sliced, fresh strawberries. | #pie #recipe #breakfast

Strawberry Coconut Oatmeal Crunch Pie


A summer dessert you’ll never get enough of! A healthy pie recipe topped with fresh strawberries and homemade strawberry sauce, set in a crunchy honey, coconut and oatmeal pie crust.

Nothing screams summer like fresh berries! This Very Banana Berry Crumble is loaded with bananas, 3 different kinds of berries and topped with a buttery crunchy crumble for the ULTIMATE dessert! | joyfulhealthyeats.com

Very Banana Berry Crumble

Mixed berries, bananas, and a crunchy crumble topping come together in this sweet summer dessert! A delicious, zesty berry crumble made with fresh berries tossed in honey and lemon.

plate filled with apple blueberry crumble topped with ice cream

Easy Apple Blueberry Crumble

The honey and apple filling for this easy crumble recipe really takes things up a notch. Add in the fresh, tart blueberries and you have the perfect summer dessert!

Image of No Bake Chocolate and Honey Peanut Butter Bars, Stacked

No Bake Chocolate & Honey Peanut Butter Bars

A no-bake dessert recipe for chocolate peanut butter bars made all that much sweeter with the addition of honey! These delicious squares taste like peanut butter cups (YUM!), with zero fussing or baking involved.

A stack of two oatmeal bars on white parchment paper with another oatmeal bar leaning against them. A silver espresso cup is in the background.

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Part sweet treat, part on-the-go energy boost, these easy no-bake dessert bars will satisfy any and all cravings! Made with peanut butter and honey, you’ll love having a batch of these oat bars handy.

Overhead shot of no bake granola bars on a wooden board.

Salted Honey, Dark Chocolate, Coconut and Quinoa No Bake Granola Bars

These homemade quinoa granola bars are the perfect healthy sweet treat! Salted honey, peanut butter, chocolate, and tropical coconut come together in a flavor sensation – you won’t believe these are made with quinoa!

Sponge Candy Recipe

Sponge Candy


Easy old fashioned sponge candy that you can make in your own kitchen! You can’t beat the crunchy texture or subtle honey flavor of these homemade toffee candies.

Frosted Flakes Macarons


These delicate and delicious homemade macarons are made with none other than Frosted Flakes cereal! Easy to make and filled with a light honey buttercream filling.

Healthy Chocolate Walnut Truffles: you only need 4 ingredients to make these delicious energy balls!

Healthy Chocolate Walnut Truffles

Only 4 wholesome ingredients are needed for these easy and healthy chocolate protein truffles! Loaded with crunchy walnuts, chewy dates, and sweetened with raw honey, this snack-meets-dessert truffle recipe is filling and delicious!

No-Bake Oats and Chocolate Protein Bites

No-Bake Oats and Chocolate Protein Bites

These super tasty, ultra satisfying oats and chocolate chip protein bites have a sweet honey kick! No baking required.

A close up shot of a polka dot bowl filled with energy balls

Cranberry Walnut Energy Bites (No-Bake)

Super delicious, and super easy, these cranberry and nut energy bites are perfect for a light and healthy dessert or snack! With just the right amount of sweetness thanks to honey, plus bright bursts of dried cranberries.

This fig and honey mascarpone ice cream is a beautiful pale pink with the most incredibly rich and creamy texture! The taste is out of this world and a great way to use your figs!

Fig and Honey Mascarpone Ice Cream


This recipe for homemade ice cream is as uncomplicated as it gets. Delicious figs and honey are a flavor pairing made in heaven when it comes to this easy, creamy, dreamy mascarpone ice cream!

Apple Candy Bar Salad is like a healthy copycat Snickers Salad

Apple Candy Bar Salad – Healthy Copycat Snickers Salad Recipe

If you’re a fan of classic Snickers Salad, then you’re going to love this healthier version, drizzled with honey, that still packs all the awesome cheesecake flavor!

Fresh fruit salad in a large white bowl garnished with fresh mint leaves.

Easy Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

This is the perfect light fruit salad recipe that really showcases the honey flavors, thanks to a delightfully sweet and tangy honey lime dressing!

We hope you find tons of dessert inspiration from the list above! For even more sweet treats and easy baking ideas featuring your favorite ingredients, check out the recipe finder.

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