This version may claim roots in Alberta, but the original was said to be dreamed up in a Nanaimo, British Columbia kitchen. They're three delicious layers of Canadian goodness. —Carol Hillier, Calgary, Alberta
Get ready for an assembly line, because these no-bake marshmallow witches are easy to prepare, and kids will love helping. They're perfect for gatherings because a dozen can be put together in just 30 minutes. Or whip up an extra batch, put them in plastic wrap, and tie with curly orange or black ribbon for festive party favors. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Folks will gobble up these sweet-tasting turkeys, whether the easy-to-assemble goodies are sold at fund-raisers or featured on holiday tables. "Every Thanksgiving, my cousin makes them out of prepared cookies and candies," says Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
In McBain, Michigan, Sue Yount covers a crunchy combination of peanuts, pretzels and cereal with white candy coating for a fun snack. "At bake sales, I fill small resealable storage bags with the clusters," she explains. "They always disappear fast."
In Poca, West Virginia, Lori Hunter adds peanut butter, honey toasted peanuts and peanut butter cups to this yummy chocolate ice cream pie. "It tastes like a specialty dessert from an ice cream shop," she says. TIP: "Since this pie is kept in the freezer, it can easily be made up ahead and frozen until shortly before needed," Lori notes. "It's an impressive dessert to serve to guests."
Cherron Nagel of Columbus, Ohio stirs mini marshmallows, mini chocolate chips and crushed sandwich cookies into coffee ice cream to create this irresistible frozen dessert. The fancy look is a snap to achieve by pulling a toothpick through lines of ice cream topping.
For a nice ending to a barbecue, offer slices of this tempting tunnel cake shared by Jean King of Anderson, California. "I found the recipe in an old cookbook," she recalls. TIP: "When making the filling, use any type of fruit you prefer," Jean says.
"I'm a chocoholic, but this fruity sherbet is so refreshing and tasty that even I prefer it on a hot summer day," relates Jan Ashworth from Santa Clara, Utah. " Another great thing about this recipe is its simplicity--nothing could be easier." TIP: Jan recommends tucking a few wafer creme cookies alongside each serving of the frosty dessert.
Instant pudding hurries along preparation of this fruity pudding from Tori Krick of Tilden, Nebraska. "It's a great dish to take to wedding showers or graduation parties," she says. TIP: "I like to make it ahead of time and chill it for several hours before serving," Tori explains.