Grating fresh orange peel is a lot easier when you place the orange in the freezer the night before. I also wear a pair of clean gloves to prevent cutting my fingertips on the grater. —Jennifer Benson, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
"This is a nice change from the traditional blondie, especially for those who crave the combo of orange and chocolate," writes Kerri Pelz from Hendersonville, North Carolina. "An 8-inch loaf pan makes the perfect amount for two to snack on!"
Growing up in a German household, I often enjoyed an assortment of sweet treats. I carry on that tradition with my own family by making these molasses cookie cups, which we use to hold pretty poached pears as well as ice cream.—Petra Maria, Oakland, California