My daughter works at a summer camp, so I send treats. Instead of a cookie jar we use a coffee can and call it the Wrangler Feeding Trough. Everyone asks for this cookie. —Sue Klemm, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
In Harkers Island, North Carolina, Judith Waxman prepares a tart and tangy fruit sauce that's excellent over pound cake or ice cream. "I've served this rosy-colored mixture many times and gotten rave reviews from friends and family," she assures.
You don't need an ice cream freezer to make this rich refreshing treat from Jan Douglas, Dent, Minnesota. "Years ago, we had a big rhubarb patch. A neighbor who knew I loved ice cream shared this recipe with me," Jan jots.
Folks will know you fussed when you bring out these sweet, cloud-like cups topped with fresh berries (or a tart fruit filling if you like). Crisp outside and chewy inside, these meringues from the American Egg Board makes an elegant ending to a company dinner.
"Members of my family are diabetic, so I'm always looking for sugar-free recipes," relates Peggy Key of Grant, Alabama. "This light, fluffy dessert flavored with fresh strawberries is a refreshing ending to a summer meal."
"I changed the original recipe for these fudgy treats by replacing some of the sugar with a sugar substitute," says Jeanie Castor of Decatur, Illinois. "The kids in the neighborhood love them so much I can't keep enough on hand."