"You’ll have no hassle, no fuss and no leftovers with this dessert," Sue Shank promises from Harrisonburg, Virginia. "It looks impressive, but it’s actually so simple. It can be prepared in a 9- or 11-inch pan and tastes wonderful served warm with ice cream or whipped topping."
This is a rich, sweet and oh-so-delicious delicious after-dinner treat. The decorating can make it fun or elegant. It tastes like a turtle candy and holds well so it can be made ahead-of-time.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
A buttery shortbread crust holds a delectable filling made with chocolate and a mix of chopped pistachios, almonds and pecans. It's impressive yet easy to prepare. I guarantee it will one of your most requested desserts. —Debbie Cross, Sharon, Pennsylvania
I've been submitted recipes to Taste of Home contests for years, but never dreamed that I would win! Anyone who loves peanut butter cups will be in heaven when they take a bite of this rich, sensational tart. While it looks spectacular, it is very easy to put together. —Mary Ann Lee, Clifton Park, New York
This holiday-worthy tart with a cardamom-scented crust is my nod to our family’s Scandinavian heritage. The filling is rich in all the right ways: coconut, cranberries and chocolate. —Carole Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
Indulging in a slice of this decadent dessert is like biting into a smooth truffle candy. You can vary the flavor by using raspberry-flavored baking chocolate chips.—Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan
When our son was young, he would gauge his birthday based on when the raspberries were ripe. We'd use the fresh-picked berries to decorate this tart for his special day. —Annie Dougherty, Fairbanks, Alaska
When I was little, my grandpa always had a bag of caramels in his truck and a few in his pocket. Whether we were camping or going to a movie I always enjoyed sharing caramels with him. Now I try to put caramel in as many of my desserts as possible, including this sweet-and-salty tart. —Leah Tackitt, Austin, Texas