Surprise---your muffin tin does more than just bake muffins and cupcakes. When it comes to making single serving or bite sized versions of your favorite treats-- a muffin tin is your secret weapon. These recipes include mini cakes, pies and a muffin tin-made cookie that's loaded with chocolate and peanut butter. Any of these tasty spins on your favorite dessert are sure to be a hit at your next gathering.
Mexican Chocolate Lava Cakes
Mexican chocolate and cinnamon is the secret to making these lava cakes extra special.
Find the recipe at Muy Bueno Cookbook
Mini Cherry Pies
How cute are these bite-sized cherry pies?
Find the recipe at Sweet Pea's Kitchen
Mini Muffin Tin Cinnamon Rolls
These easy muffin tin treats are made with store-bought puff pastry.
Find the recipe at Serious Eats
Ganache Stuffed Banana Pudding Cookie Muffins
These cookies are as much of a mouthful as the title suggests! Chocolate and peanut butter chips melt into these heavenly, banana pudding flavored treats.
Find the recipe at Kevin & Amanda
Pecan Pie Muffins
All of the sweet and buttery flavor of pecan pie is baked into these five-ingredient muffins.
Find the recipe at Tasty Kitchen
Gingered Pears In Phyllo Cups
Flaky phyllo dough crisps up around ginger, pears and walnuts.
Find the recipe at Chow
Mini Chocolate Fudge Cream Pies
A heaping dollop of whipped cream tops these creamy, chocolaty pies.
Find the recipe at The Baker Mama
Baked French Toast Cups
Cinnamon sugar French toast is baked into bite-sized cups and drizzled with syrup for a breakfast treat that's good enough for dessert.
Find the recipe at Averie Cooks
Mini Pumpkin Pies
Caramelized brown sugar and molasses add a richness to the filling in these cute, mini pies.
Find the recipe at Flour Arrangements
Mini Blueberry Upside Down Cake
The addition of grapefruit juice gives a brightness to the blueberries in these mini cakes.
Find the recipe at Inspired Taste
Mini Caramel Cheesecakes
These delectable cheesecake bites contain few ingredients and are drenched in rich caramel sauce.
Find the recipe at Within The Kitchen
Apricot Almond Tartellettes
Fresh apricots and almonds are baked into these gorgeous, mini puffy pastry tarts.
Find the recipe at Entertaining With BethThis post was originally published on http://mycupcakeaddiction.com