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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.

Meringue Bunnies

Meringue Bunnies

Meringue Bunnies

These cute cookies are a great addition to your table when entertaining at Easter. Enlist the kids to help shape the bunnies. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Simple Snowflakes

Simple Snowflakes

Simple Snowflakes

To make these treats, I simply cut tortillas into flake shapes, bake and dust them with sugar. Snow never tasted so good! You can serve them on a plate or tie on strings and hang them as ornaments. —Denis Ann Bontrager, Goshen, Indiana

Cherry-Topped Chocolate Cake

Cherry-Topped Chocolate Cake

Cherry-Topped Chocolate Cake

Bonnie Cochran from Bryson City, North Carolina shares her special recipe for a dense and fudgy, flourless chocolate cake. “My husband and I love this rich, moist, ‘special occasion’ dessert,” she says. “The cherry pie filling and whipped topping really dress it up…and it’s sure to satisfy any sweet tooth!”
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Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream Puffs

Chocolate-Hazelnut  Cream Puffs

Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream Puffs

Chocoholic friends and family will know you fussed when they taste Mary Lou Wayman’s mini chocolate cream puffs filled with creamy, chocolate-hazelnut flavor. “These tiny treats are as pretty as a picture,” notes the Salt Lake City, Utah baker, “and worth every mouthwatering bite.”—Mary Lou Wayman, Salt Lake City, Utah

Coconut Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Coconut Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Coconut Chocolate-Covered Cherries

A friend gave me this recipe because she knew how much I like chocolate-covered cherries. Coconut and nuts make this version absolutely divine.

Pear-Lime Gelatin Salad

Pear-Lime Gelatin Salad

Pear-Lime Gelatin Salad

A “must” at our family reunions is this easy make-ahead gelatin salad. Try decorating the top with maraschino cherries. The red and lime-green color is especially pretty for the holidays.

Cherry Cola Chocolate Cake

Cherry Cola Chocolate Cake

Cherry Cola Chocolate Cake

For a truly different chocolate cake, think outside the box and inside the slow cooker. This easy dessert comes out warm, moist, fudgy and wonderful. And it won't heat up the kitchen. —Elaine Sweet, Dallas, Texas

Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

A cake baked in a slow cooker may seem unusual. But smiles around the dinner table prove how tasty it is. Sometimes, for a change of pace, I substitute butterscotch chips for chocolate. —Marleen Adkins, Placentia, California

Gingerbread Chalet

Gingerbread Chalet

Gingerbread Chalet

The A-frame design on this pretty country chalet is easy enough for even first-timers to make. So gather the kids or grandkids and have a blast creating this fun holiday project. —Peggy Anderson, Haughton, Louisiana

Sweet Sandwich Cookies

Sweet Sandwich Cookies

Sweet Sandwich Cookies

This caramelly cookie is a past winner of our family's holiday bake-off. The tender brown sugar cookie melts together with the rich browned butter frosting for a yummy flavor combination. They are sweet, and so special.

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
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