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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.

Holiday Fig Torte

Holiday Fig Torte

Holiday Fig Torte

Meet the Cook: Since we entertain my family - around 25 people - each December, and I do most of the cooking, I appreciate dishes like this I can prepare ahead of time. I'm a home economics teacher...my husband is a teacher, too...and now our daughter, who's in her last year of college, is doing her student teaching! -Judy Trott, Goldsboro, North Carolina

Walnut Mincemeat Pie

Walnut Mincemeat Pie

Walnut Mincemeat Pie

Meet the Cook: As a cold and tasty finishing touch, my husband and I usually put a dip of ice cream on top of this pie. The recipe's from my mother - each year, I make it for Christmas, and then for my sister-in-law's New Year's party besides. -Laverne Kamp, Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Eggnog Cake

Eggnog Cake

Eggnog Cake

With its moist cake layers, creamy filling and chocolate frosting, this cake appeals to all palates! -Edith Disch, Fairview Park, Ohio
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Peppermint Stick Pie

Peppermint Stick Pie

Peppermint Stick Pie

This quick pie will be a perfect for any get-together during the holiday season. The peppermint makes this pie so refreshing.—Mildred Peachey, Wooster, Ohio

Mincemeat-Cranberry Sauce

Mincemeat-Cranberry Sauce

Mincemeat-Cranberry Sauce

Mincemeat has such a wonderful flavor so I came up with this sauce for ice cream. It also highlights cranberries so it is perfect for the holiday season.—Mavis Hauser, Wallaceburg, Ontario

Cranberry-Chocolate Ice Cream

Cranberry-Chocolate Ice Cream

Cranberry-Chocolate Ice Cream

Cranberry are a wonderful tasting berry so incorporating when in an ice cream was a no-brainer. The sweetness of the chocolate is also yummy.—Marilou Robinson, Portland, Oregon

Frosty Cherry Dessert

Frosty Cherry Dessert

Frosty Cherry Dessert

This quick-and-easy dessert has saved me when last-minute guests stop by around Christmas. It is cool and fruity, and it tastes wonderful. -Diane Hays, Morris, Minnesota

Strawberry Cloud

Strawberry Cloud

Strawberry Cloud

Serve this in individual dessert cups or parfait glasses to dress up this sweet treat for guests. -Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Fudgy Christmas Wreath

Fudgy Christmas Wreath

Fudgy Christmas Wreath

These are the perfect candy for your next Christmas party. They will be sure to disappear in no time.—Nancy Maguire, Stony Plain, Alberta

Sugar-Free Pineapple Pie

Sugar-Free Pineapple Pie

Sugar-Free Pineapple Pie

Graham cracker crumbs, pudding mix and crushed pineapple gives this tasty pie just the right amount of sweetness. It's easy to double the recipe for a crowd.

Light 'n' Luscious Trifle

Light 'n' Luscious Trifle

Light 'n' Luscious Trifle

Honeydew melon is one of my favorite summer fruits so I made a trifle featuring it. It is so delicious.—P Marchesi, Rocky Point, Long Island, New York
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