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48 Ooey-Gooey Dessert Recipes

Some of the best treats can sometimes be the messiest. Whether they're dripping in syrup, sticky with caramel or oozing with molten chocolate, ooey-gooey desserts are some of the most crave-worthy. Our users have come up with some of the stickiest, drippiest, messiest and gooiest sweet treats you can imagine from traditional cinnamon rolls to more innovative creations.

Ooey-Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

“What's not to love about these? The sticky topping with pecans, plus the cinnamon filling with some more crunchy walnuts — heaven! The dough was really easy to work with, too.”

-Izy Hossack

Ooey-Gooey, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

"Actually made this into a cookie pizza. Delish! I'm excited to make them as regular cookies!"

-run for your life

Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

“I’ve made this recipe for years. My family absolutely loves it and it doesn't last long.”

-Rhonda T.

Best Gooey Brownie Recipe Ever

“Took slightly longer than expected in the oven, but the results are amazing! Crispy on top but gooey in the middle!”

-stefwalkeryh

Ooey-Gooey Marshmallow Brownies

"The best! I love brownies, but they have to be fudgy. No cake-like brownies for me. This recipe is perfect.”

-Tinkerbell

Rhubarb Sticky Buns

"Really enjoyed this recipe. It's quick, easy and very good. The cake has excellent texture and the rhubarb is balanced perfectly by the brown sugar/sugar.”

-CrazyBoutCooking

Sticky German Cinnamon Buns

"I'm very picky about cinnamon rolls. These are perfect — nice and light with yummy, gooey goodness!”

-momaphet

Ooey-Gooey Peanut Butter-Chocolate Brownies

"This is one of my favorite recipes! When I have taken it to other places, I have received a number comments about how good these brownies are.”

-South Carolina Girl

The Best Ever Gooey Butter Cookies

"Sure did appreciate the ease of this cookie. Made them before bed and baked before I put my child on the bus.”

-alligirl

Udny Arms Sticky Toffee Pudding

"This is the sticky toffee pudding recipe I use a lot. Makes a great dessert, is easy to make and is good enough to serve to company.”

-robyn win

Gooey Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

"This was so easy and quick to make. The one tweak would be to cook it a little while longer. The cinnamon buns were not cooked all the way. Otherwise it was a hit!”

-najahvaughn

Caramel Pecan Sticky Bun Cookies

"These were fabulous! I cannot give them enough stars and there are no words to explain how they taste; you just have to make them.”

-Karen..

Gooey Chocolate Walnut Bars With Shortbread Crust

“These bars are flakey, and they are sweet and delicious! Will make again soon!”

-Redsie

Gooey Butter Cake Brownies

This recipe combines rich chocolate brownies with a topping of gooey butter cake.

Gooey Caramel Coconut Bars

This is a simple, no-bake recipe that takes toaster pastries and spiffs them up with caramel sauce and toppings. A great project to do with kids.

Neapolitan Gooey Cake Bars

“These colorful, rich and gooey bars could not be simpler to prepare.”

-Lynn in MA

Sticky Date Muffins With Toffee Sauce

"Easy to make! Taste great and even turn out brilliantly when made gluten free!"

-hkulaga

Mom's Caramel Rolls

“I love how pretty they look when they turn out of the pans in a perfect little circle. I brought mine up to work and they disappeared in about 10 minutes.”

-moxie

Caramel Bread Pudding

"This is a great recipe! I took two dishes to a dinner party and I brought them home clean. The guests loved it. Quick and easy too!"

-Mandy-H

Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake

“If you've made this recipe and found it too sweet, I recommend you try it again with less powdered sugar; you will love it!”

-tstephens28

Double Chocolate Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake Ice Cream

“Oh my God. This is so rich, so good and so sinful.”

-Pneuma

Ooey-Gooey Peanut Butter and Fudge Brownies

“Yum! I made these and served with whipped cream on top, which balanced out the peanut butter flavor. This is a very rich brownie.”

-alabughosh

Ooey-Gooies

"This is our family's favorite go-to dessert. It's easy, fast and yummy!"

-musicmom43

Ooey-Gooey Brownies

"The taste of these brownies is very rich and chocolatey!”

-MelvinsWifey

Gooey Butter Cookies

“I've found I like them better when they cook just a bit longer. I make them larger too. Nothing should be this delicious.”

-NaughtyZute

Peanut Butter Gooey Cake

“Super yummy cake that was easy to make. The bottom layer tasted a lot like a brownie. I will definitely make it again.”

-kwchappy

Gooey Philadelphia German Butter Cake

"I grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia. We had a German bakery called Neffles. They made this cake. I made this cake this morning and it's exactly as I remembered it. Pure bliss!”

-Robyn

Chewy Gooey Brownie Cookies

"I substitute toffee chips for the nuts in these and whenever I give them to someone new I get begged for the recipe.”

-SweetsLady 3

Soft Gooey Caramel Popcorn

"This recipe was so easy and delicious. This one will definitely become a household favorite."

-Food-Ologist

Easy Caramel Sticky Rolls

"This is so good! I used the dough I always make from scratch and used brown sugar in place of white inside the rolls themselves. They turned out so rich and gooey!"

-Sweets n Supper

Gooey Butter Bars

“This is most definitely a sweet treat and something most of us can handle only so much of at a time, so I suggest that you really try cutting this batch into at least 24 pieces!”

-Sydney Mike

Healthy Gooey Oatmeal Cookies

“Like eating rich, yummy, cookie dough with all the good things — and healthy to boot!”

-Deb.j.

Gooey Butter Tarts

"These are excellent tarts. If you are in a hurry (like I was) you can cut your time down to 10 minutes of prep by using frozen tart shells.”

-demillar

Gooey Coconut Pineapple Butter Cake

"Yummy! I've made this one time and had three people request the recipe. Only change I made was I didn't have vanilla extract, so I used almond extract."

-microdogdi

Oooey-Gooey Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

“This is so delicious. My whole family loved it, especially my husband and my seven-year-old.”

-Sara 76

Chewy Gooey Blonde Brownies

"Made this quick and easy brownie recipe tonight! Whole family approved! This will become a regular in our house!"

-JLento

Chocolate Chip Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake

"Very ooey gooey and chocolatey.”

-mightyro_cooking4u

Chocolate Toffee Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake

"Sweet, rich, chocolate deliciousness. Made this as a birthday treat for a coworker. She and everyone else gave it five plus stars.”

-Princess Pea

Upside-Down Ooey-Gooey Chocolate Cupcakes

“So good. I omitted the chocolate frosting and instead served it with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup.”

-scrapbook cook

Paula Dean's Ooey-Gooey Chocolate Chip Cake

"I love this recipe! I've made it for parties and everyone loves them. Also I normally don't like cream cheese but I couldn't even taste it!"

-Riley M.

Too Easy Gooey Caramel Rolls

"I've been making these for years and prefer using a 9x13 cake pan. The caramel sauce is able to get to all of the rolls more evenly."

-ccolley3

Gooey Walnut Brownies

"Made these today and they came out lovely. I made a brownie sundae.”

-Natasha R.

Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake

"After reading the other reviews, I made some adjustments to make this a bit more gooey. I used applesauce instead of butter for the cake layer, which made it more moist when baked, but also sticky to spread in the pan, so be prepared for that.”

-Rebekah of SFD

Rich & Gooey Pecan Pie Bars

“I should have read the reviews because it was gooey and I did panic then put it in the freezer for a bit so I could cut them and oh they are delicious.”

-DPar6310

Soft & Gooey Chestnut and Chocolate Cake

“This wonderful recipe can be served slightly warm or cold.”

-Wild Thyme Flour

Gooey Pull-Apart Cinnamon Buns

"I may have squeezed more buns in the pan than I should have, but the taste was still there and they were gooey.”

-gracelanglois

Caramel, Chocolate & Almond Gooey Butter Cake

“It’s like a little bit of heaven served on a plate.”

-Southern Lady

Chocolate Caramel Gooey Bars

"These were very good. I will be making this again.”

-ShortyBond

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