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German Desserts

Looking for German desserts? Find delicious German desserts including chocolate desserts, cakes, and more German desserts.

Black Forest Ice Cream Pie

Black Forest Ice Cream Pie

Black Forest Ice Cream Pie

Few things satisfy the sweet tooth like a slice of luscious pie. Desserts should not take a backseat to nutritious eating. This frozen dessert is a perfect example of how light ingredients can reduce the fat and calories without cutting back on taste.—Beth Ask, Ulster, Pennsylvania

Chocolate Cherry Angel Cake

Chocolate Cherry Angel Cake

Chocolate Cherry Angel Cake

A cake mix keeps this dessert simple, but cherries and a rich chocolate glaze make it extraordinary. Friends and family will think you spent hours preparing this pretty cake.—Debra Hartze, Zeeland, North Dakota

Gingerbread Snowflakes

Gingerbread Snowflakes

Gingerbread Snowflakes

Cutting my favorite gingerbread cookie dough into snowflake shapes and decorating them with white icing was ideal for my theme get-together. I save these crunchy treats to enjoy on the way home from our Christmas tree outing. -Shelly Rynearson, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread Cake

"This dark moist cake combines the old-fashioned flavors of ginger and molasses," says Ila Alderman of Galax, Virginia. "The recipe was passed down to me from a dear aunt."

Cherry Chocolate Pie

Cherry Chocolate Pie

Cherry Chocolate Pie

Package pudding mix, canned cherries and a frozen crust simplify preparation of this dessert. Friends often request it when they come to our house. Sometimes I'll sprinkle toasted pecans on top for crunch. —Pearl Lenz of Wichita, Kansas

German Chocolate Sundaes

German Chocolate Sundaes

German Chocolate Sundaes

"This terrific topping is a real treat over chocolate ice cream," writes field editor DeEtta Rasmussen of Fort Madison, Iowa. "It's fun and fancy at the same time and much cooler to make on hot days than a German chocolate cake."

Cherry Cocoa Shortbread Squares

Cherry Cocoa Shortbread Squares

Cherry Cocoa Shortbread Squares

Whenever there is a potluck at work or a family gathering, I'm asked to bring these delectable bars. I found the recipe years ago and have made it countless times since. -Bettie Martin, Oneida, Wisconsin

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Cookie cutters work well to form these fun and festive fellows from our Test Kitchen. Kids of all ages will enjoy spreading the cutouts with soft, sweet white chocolate frosting, then giving them character by decorating with colorful store-bought candies.

Gingerbread Trifle

Gingerbread Trifle

Gingerbread Trifle

"This tasty dessert was a hit when I served it to our Bible study group," reports Betty Kleberger of Florissant, Missouri. "It's a wonderful blend of flavors and a great ending to holiday meals." If you don't have leftover gingerbread, bake some from a boxed mix to assemble this trifle.

Cherry Surprise Cookies

Cherry Surprise Cookies

Cherry Surprise Cookies

Gloria tucks a rich chocolate surprise into each of these cute bites. Candied cherries add a colorful finishing touch.

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

When your friends reach into a tin of these old-fashioned cookies, they're sure to think Grandma baked them! Our Test Kitchen staff came up with this lighter recipe for crunchy gingerbread cookies with lovely icing accents.
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