Originally, these crunchy nuts were used to top a salad, but I adjusted the recipe so they could stand on their own as a snack. Cayenne pepper gives them a little kick, making the nuts a fun party starter or hostess gift. —
Terry Maly, Olathe, Kansas
Tart apple adds a delicious hint of autumn to the moist stuffing that fills these savory chops. From Quick Cooking's home economists, the elegant entree looks like you fussed but comes together in just an hour or less.
This recipe comes from a small-town cookbook, which I received as a wedding gift from my dear Aunt Virginia. Coconut and creamy frosting give each slice the flavor of white German chocolate cake.
—Jewell Tweedt, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Cooked in the microwave, these desserts offer a time-saving twist on tradition. They're stuffed with dried cherries, nuts and brown sugar, drizzled with their own juices and served warm for a homey, comforting dessert.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
From North Richland Hills, Texas, Laurie LaClair shares this make-ahead delight that's just in time for your Halloween bash. "I dreamed up this wonderful concoction when I was yearning for the creamy orange ice cream treat of my childhood," she writes.
I came up with this recipe in an attempt to copy some terrific buttermilk scones I had at a restaurant in northern Wisconsin. These easy drop scones are the delicious result! —Ellyn Graebert, Tillamook, Oregon