When I was in high school, my best friend's mom used to make this light berry dessert...and I fell in love with it! Now I fix it for my family on special occasions. Yogurt gives it a deliciously tangy taste.
-Deb Sandoval, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Guests will see fireworks when you turn a frozen pound cake into a patriotic pleaser. Assemble this tempting torte early in the day and keep it in the refrigerator until it's time for dessert. —Margery Bryan, Moses Lake, Washington
Raspberries are such a sweet and flavorful berry that is perfect during the summer time. This recipe can also be made in the winter with frozen berries.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
Nothing beats this creamy pudding for homemade pumpkin pie flavor. I can make this comforting pudding in the morning or even the night before and pop it in the refrigerator until supper. It's one of my family's favorite dessert.—Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio
A chocolate crumb crust holds a rich peanut butter layer topped with strawberry preserves and whipped cream. "The tasty make-ahead dessert is sure to appeal to the young and the young at heart." —Vikki Rebholz, West Chester, Ohio
Toasted coconut, nuts and caramel sauce top a cream cheese layer in this special pie from Mildred Troupe of Wartrace, Tennessee. "A friend who loves to give out recipes shared this with me...I'm so glad she did!" Mildred reports.
This attractive dessert is like a meringue but without all the fuss. The "clouds" are made the night before and quickly filled just before and quickly filled just before serving. In a pinch, I've used canned pie filling for the fresh strawberries.
"A lady at my church gave me the recipe for this yummy frozen treat," recalls Sharon Pavlikowski of Virginia Beach, Virginia. "I make it for my husband's luncheons at work, and the dish comes home empty every time!"
A great dessert for a gathering any time of year, it can be prepared ahead and stored in the freezer.
Five ingredients are all you'll need for these fruity frozen pops. When my sister and I were raising our families, we looked for economical recipes. Our kids loved making and eating these refreshing treats.—JoAnn Skarivoda, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Each year, our family enjoys a dessert that's much more fun than the typical pies and cakes. With refreshing ice cream chock-full of holiday ingredients like nuts, cherries and candies, these treats are a delightful end to a perfect meal.
-Dorothy Anderson, Ottawa, Kansas