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Country Woman Desserts

Find Country Woman Magazine desserts for a healthy addition to your meal. Get dessert recipes from our Country Woman Magazine.

Pecan Chess Pie

Pecan Chess Pie

Pecan Chess Pie

My favorite hobby is old-fashioned country cooking, but my job sometimes limits my kitchen time. This pie is one enjoyed by my husband and me.—Martha Fautheree, Midway, Texas

Bunny Cake

Bunny Cake

Bunny Cake

This is one of the cutest cakes ever! Serve this at any younger child's birthday party and they will be so excited about their cake!—Marian Thoma, West Bend, Wisconsin

Raspberry Mocha Torte

Raspberry Mocha Torte

Raspberry Mocha Torte

I combined three of my favorite things to make this dessert...raspberries, chocolate and coffee.—Adrene Schmidt, Waldersee, Manitoba
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Walnut Glory Cake

Walnut Glory Cake

Walnut Glory Cake

I've served this sponge cake at church dinners, reunions and other occasions for 40 years. It's always on the table when any of our four children, three granddaughters and great-granddaughter visit our log home in the Georgia mountains.

Danish Cherry Rhubarb Dessert

Danish Cherry Rhubarb Dessert

Danish Cherry Rhubarb Dessert

"Can I have the recipe?" is the question I'm always asked whenever I serve this delicious dessert. Rhubarb is generally ready first thing in spring, and these bars are a great way to welcome the season.

Semisweet Chocolate Mousse

Semisweet Chocolate Mousse

Semisweet Chocolate Mousse

A friend shared this rich velvety mousse recipe with me. I love to cook and have tons of recipes, but this one is a favorite. Best of all, it's easy to make. —Judy Spencer, San Diego, California

Chocolate Rice Dessert

Chocolate Rice Dessert

Chocolate Rice Dessert

Even with calves to feed and chores to finish, I can plan this quick treat for supper. Fresh pineapple chunks are a nice addition to this no-fuss rice parfait.—Brenda Drier, Arkansas, Wisconsin

Tart Cherry Meringue Dessert

Tart Cherry Meringue Dessert

Tart Cherry Meringue Dessert

I've made this cherry dessert for years to serve at baby showers, birthday parties and other special occasions. People really enjoy the tender crust, cherry filling and melt-in-your-mouth meringue. Every time I serve it, someone asks for the recipe. -Kathryn Dawley, Gray, Maine

Cherry Cheese Blintzes

Cherry Cheese Blintzes

Cherry Cheese Blintzes

These elegant blintzes can be served as an attractive dessert or a brunch entree. The bright cherry sauce gives them a delightful flavor. I sometimes substitute other fruits, such as raspberries, blueberries or peaches. -Jessica Vantrease, Anderson, Alaska

Raspberry Mousse In Chocolate Cups

Raspberry Mousse In Chocolate Cups

Raspberry Mousse In Chocolate Cups

READY for an outpouring of compliments? You'll get lots when you serve these decadent desserts! "A friend shared the recipe with me after she prepared it for my birthday," Ann says. "She simply covered plastic glasses with melted confectionery coating, let it harden and then removed the plastic to create edible treats." A mouthwatering raspberry mousse completes the candy cups. If you like, add a berry and mint garnish on top.—Ann White, Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Hawaiian Cheesecake

Hawaiian Cheesecake

Hawaiian Cheesecake

A TASTE of the tropics is as close as your kitchen, thanks to the delectable dessert here! To complement Michele Crawford's exotic party projects, CT's cooks baked a creamy cheesecake on a coconut crust. Then they covered their confection with a homemade pineapple sauce for fresh fruit flavor. A colorful edible orchid tops off this tempting treat that's a breeze to prepare. Just follow the recipe below!
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