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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.

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

I love a good strawberry shortcake, but this recipe is my favorite by far. The citrus zest in the dough adds a refreshing zip to the sweet dessert. —Nancy Hooper, Glen Burnie, Maryland

Mocha Chip Pie

Mocha Chip Pie

Mocha Chip Pie

This mocha pie is chocolaty from top to bottom. The only thing hard about making it is waiting for it to set. Your friends and family will want to dig right in.

Lemony Tropic Layered Dessert

Lemony Tropic Layered Dessert

Lemony Tropic Layered Dessert

I’ve made this cool, fruity dessert so many times, my old recipe card is practically unreadable! For a tangy variation, mix a package of lemon and lime gelatin together.—Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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Tuxedo Cream Dessert

Tuxedo Cream Dessert

Tuxedo Cream Dessert

My adaptation of my grandmother's signature dessert always garners oohs and aahs. It's pretty and deliciously rich and creamy. Gran and I have both considered it a favorite for entertaining because it can be made up a day ahead.

Pina Colada Molded Salad

Pina Colada Molded Salad

Pina Colada Molded Salad

An original recipe, my molded gelatin gets a tropical twist from coconut, pineapple, and macadamia nuts. It's a wonderful anytime treat. Now that I'm retired from teaching, I have more time for kitchen experiments. —Carol Gillespie, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Lemon Velvet Dessert

Lemon Velvet Dessert

Lemon Velvet Dessert

The first time I whipped up this light and lemony mousse, everyone oohed and aahed. But no one believed me when I told them how simple it was to make. —Maria Barnet, Wilmington, Delaware

No-Bake Lime Cheesecake

No-Bake Lime Cheesecake

No-Bake Lime Cheesecake

Being from the Sunshine State, I love any recipe containing citrus. This one, featuring lime, is quick to mix up and disappears almost as fast. Substitute orange juice, zest and slices for the lime to get another great cheesecake variation.

Contest-Winning Blueberry Cream Dessert

Contest-Winning Blueberry Cream Dessert

Contest-Winning Blueberry Cream Dessert

Here is a tasty, cool treat I especially enjoy serving for spring or summer luncheons or as a light finish to dinner. Feel free to vary the flavor to strawberry, orange, raspberry or whatever fruit is in season.

Peach Melba Mountain

Peach Melba Mountain

Peach Melba Mountain

Over the years, I've competed in several state fair cooking contests, and this cake is one of my most impressive entries. It looks as fantastic as it tastes. The fruit is in season right around Michigan's late August fair time.

Cinnamon Chocolate Mousse

Cinnamon Chocolate Mousse

Cinnamon Chocolate Mousse

This eggless, stovetop mousse is supersilky. Its homemade chocolate sauce blends perfectly with cinnamon to create a sophisticated taste.

Double-Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Double-Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Double-Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Anyone who is a chocolate and espresso fan is sure to love these. Coffee enhances the flavor of chocolate in the tender chewy cookies. They’re guaranteed to wake up your taste buds. —Cindi Paulson, Anchorage, Alaska
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