Heat and sweet is such an amazing combination. The addition of red chili and chocolate chips makes these traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies a fiesta for your mouth! — Marla Clark, Albuquerque, New Mexico
My mother has a birthday in December and I wanted to do something special. This cake is the result. Mom loved it and almost didn't want to eat it because it was so wonderful!—Diana Lopez, Kearny, New Jersey
"MY AUNT would make these cookies for dessert. I can remember walking into the house and I'd almost swoon when I smelled them baking—the aroma seemed to fill every room. They were my favorite, and they still are. Back then, I used to pretend Aunt Carmella made them especially for me!"
This tangy pink fluff gets “crunch” from chopped apples and nuts. It’s terrific as a salad or dessert, and it keeps well in the refrigerator. I serve any leftovers with sandwiches the next day. —Tena Huckleby, Greeneville, Tennessee
Heavenly cakes are a hallmark of dessert time, and this lightened-up treat is no exception. “My neighbor made the scrumptious cake and gave me the recipe,” shares Vernelle Lazzarini of Upland, California. This made-over version of the original is as easy on the waistline as it is the taste buds.
Here's a way to have the refreshing flavor of lemon meringue pie in a hand-held cookie. The meringue base is filled with homemade lemon curd. They are a melt-in-your mouth heavenly delight. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
"I created this easy reduced-fat take on cheesecake for my mom, who loves chocolate but not the calories," reports Theresa McEndree of Hall, Montana. "People can't believe it's light. Just one small slice will satisfy your sweet tooth!"
Heads will turn when you bring this unforgettable cake to the table. And the attention will only increase when you start cutting—revealing the creamy, luscious cherry filling. —Victoria Faulling, Methuen, Massachusetts