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Grilled Pineapple Butterscotch Sundaes

I like to use bananas in this recipe, as well. Just be careful when grilling them—don't let the bananas get too soft. —Arla Boss, Temperance, Michigan
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Fast Marshmallow Fudge Topping

Fast Marshmallow Fudge Topping

Fast Marshmallow Fudge Topping

I suggests serving the warm chocolate sauce over ice cream or sliced pound cake. This thick sauce is so yummy. It takes just a few minutes to prepare on the stovetop, so it's great for a quick dessert or late-night snack.—Anne Powers, Munford, Alabama

Festive Mint Sundaes

Festive Mint Sundaes

Festive Mint Sundaes

These sundaes are reminiscent of the special dessert served at ladies' club meetings I attended when we lived in Mississippi.—Carole Martin, Tallahassee, Florida

Pear Sundaes

Pear Sundaes

Pear Sundaes

This recipe is perfect for an uncommon dessert that's fresh and fast. These sweet caramel pears overs ice cream are easy, special and delicious. For a different flavor, substitute canned peaches.—Len Harkness, Pacifica, California
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Grilled Pineapple Butterscotch Sundaes

Grilled Pineapple Butterscotch Sundaes

Grilled Pineapple Butterscotch Sundaes

I like to use bananas in this recipe, as well. Just be careful when grilling them—don't let the bananas get too soft. —Arla Boss, Temperance, Michigan

Caramel Dumplings

Caramel Dumplings

Caramel Dumplings

My family just loves these tender dumplings in a sweet, rich sauce. I love them because they turn out wonderful every time I make them...which is a lot!

Chocolate Pudding Sundaes

Chocolate Pudding Sundaes

Chocolate Pudding Sundaes

This smooth pudding tastes great over ice cream.—Ruth Peterson, Jenison, Michigan

Homemade Fudge Sauce

Homemade Fudge Sauce

Homemade Fudge Sauce

Since I don't like store-bought sauces, I decided to come up with my own. I make it for family and for company, and I'll often get asked for the recipe. My husband and I are both teachers, although I am now at home with our children...they're 7, 5, and 3. My hobbies are Bible study, international cooking (I like trying lots of recipes!) and planning activities with our youngsters.

Fruit Dessert Topping

Fruit Dessert Topping

Fruit Dessert Topping

You'll quickly warm up to the old-fashioned taste of this fruit topping from Doris Heath of Franklin, North Carolina. Spoon it over vanilla ice cream or slices of pound cake.

Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

"When our four children were growing up, we served this sweet chocolate sauce over hand-cranked ice cream," recalls Dorothy Mekemson of Humboldt, Iowa. "Now when we have friends over for cards, we finish the evening with sundaes made with this syrup," she notes.

Date Nut Cracker Dessert

Date Nut Cracker Dessert

Date Nut Cracker Dessert

Notes Billie Moss of El Sobrante, California, "This chewy treat has a refreshing lemon topping. It's always a hit."

Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce

Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce

Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce

I wish I could tell you this cake is a "keeper"...but in our family it never lasts long enough for me to find out! I prefer to use Cortland apples when I bake this cake, but any firm baking apple will work.

Strawberry Cookie Tarts

Strawberry Cookie Tarts

Strawberry Cookie Tarts

For an even more festive touch on the Fourth of July, top half of the cookies with strawberries (or raspberries) and the other half with blueberries.

Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce

This recipe was a favorite of my Grandmother's and now it is a favorite of mine. The molasses and raspberries have a wonderfully smooth taste and the molasses is not overpowering.—Mary Muckey, Muskegon, Michigan

Glazed Spiced Apples

Glazed Spiced Apples

Glazed Spiced Apples

"My husband and I are watching our fat intake, so I came up with this recipe that's a great side dish with pork," reports Mary Jo Duckworth from Denver, Colorado. "It was a real success."
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