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Country Woman Desserts

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A sweet treat in the summer, this patriotic poke cake with dazzling red and blue stripes is a fun one to make with the kids. —Elisabeth Schulz, Blossvale, New York
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Sugar Cookie Scarecrow and Pumpkins

Sugar Cookie Scarecrow and Pumpkins

Sugar Cookie Scarecrow and Pumpkins

To add bushels of fall flavor to your birthday bash, try baking up this cookie scarecrow shaped and decorated by the Crafting Traditions kitchen crew. It starts with Vickie's sugar cookies. "The recipe is a winner with my family and friends," Vickie says. "I am always asked to bring it—or even make it—for people." The scarecrow's easily adapted for other themes besides. For example, try a clown with bouncing balls or an athlete with baseballs instead.—Vickie Wade, Bourbo

Banana Cream Parfait

Banana Cream Parfait

Banana Cream Parfait

Ordinary ingredients like graham cracker crumbs and sliced bananas really dress up plain pudding. I like to serve these parfaits for casual dinners as well as for formal dining.

Kitty Cat Cupcakes

Kitty Cat Cupcakes

Kitty Cat Cupcakes

On a bake sale table or alone at home, these feline treats won't last nine lives! The cute candy faces will catch attention fast...and the tasty orange-coconut cake from Doris Barb if El Dorado, Kansas will have folks snatching seconds.
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Blueberry Ice Cream Topping

Blueberry Ice Cream Topping

Blueberry Ice Cream Topping

Here's the scoop on a sensational sauce! Describes Betty Leibnitz of Hallock, Minnesota, "It has fresh-fruit flavor and is delicious with angel food cake, too."

Swedish Cream

Swedish Cream

Swedish Cream

Made with fresh berries, this sweet treat only takes a few minutes to prepare. My family just loves it, especially on warmer days. —Jean Brenneman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Chocolate Chip Banana Cream Pie

Chocolate Chip Banana Cream Pie

Chocolate Chip Banana Cream Pie

This rich treat is a hit every time I serve it. The chilled filling, brimming with bananas, is refreshing, and the cookie crust provides a chocolaty crunch. Even a small slice will satisfy the biggest sweet tooth. —Taylor Carroll, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania

Spiced Peach Cobbler

Spiced Peach Cobbler

Spiced Peach Cobbler

When you tuck into this warm and comforting fresh peach cobbler, you won’t miss the extra fat and calories a bit!—Mary E. Relyea, Canastota, New York

Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie

Starring fresh-from-the-patch berries, this ruby-red pie comes from Barbara Budlow Schneider, whose recipe appears in their family cookbook, pens Linda Skiles of Lyons, Wisconsin.

Raspberry Almonettes

Raspberry Almonettes

Raspberry Almonettes

Sometimes that “missing ingredient” idea comes to me in my sleep, and I have to jot it down. The surprising filling in these cookies make them fun to bake and even more fun to eat! —Angela Sheridan, Opdyke, Illinois

Hamburger Cookies

Hamburger Cookies

Hamburger Cookies

Just like Darlene Brenden's Caramel Apple Bites (see recipe finder), Pat Carter shares a sweet treat children can help create. "My daughters and I form an assembly line to put these 'sandwich' cookies together," she reveals from Clearwater, Florida. "We have lots of fun, and the cookies taste great."

Oat-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert

Oat-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert

Oat-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert

Meet the Cook: Thanks to this dessert, our house is a popular place in summertime. I make it for family get-togethers, picnics and potlucks, too. It's a treat on a breakfast or brunch buffet also. We like it best with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. We're the parents of a grown son. -Linda Forrest, Belleville, Ontario
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