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Chocolate Cupcake Cones

Chocolate Cupcake Cones

Chocolate Cupcake Cones

I experimented with these cupcakes when my girls were young. Now, I'm a grandmother of nine, and these are still our favorites. They're a great treat for kids to bring to school.—Betty Anderson, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

German Chocolate Brownies

German Chocolate Brownies

German Chocolate Brownies

Even as a young girl, I was always going through recipe books in search of something new to make. That's how I came across these brownies, a favorite for our family reunions and other get-togethers. They capture the rich flavor of a favorite cake with a few easy steps. Broiling the sweet coconut topping makes it goey and good. —Karen Grimes, Stephens City, Virginia

Nutty Pumpkin Cake Roll

Nutty Pumpkin Cake Roll

Nutty Pumpkin Cake Roll

Roll out this well-rounded dessert from June Mullins - and get set to harvest plenty of compliments. "It earns me rave reviews whenever I serve it," attests the Livonia, Missouri mom. "My youngest daughter shared the recipe with me. It's a hit at her house, too."
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Butterscotch Peanut Bars

Butterscotch Peanut Bars

Butterscotch Peanut Bars

Easy-to-make bars from Margery Richmond in Fort Collins, Colorado are perfect family reunion fare! They hold up in hot weather, stack well and are easy to pick up and eat. With lots of peanuts and butterscotch flavor plus a rich, buttery crust, “Boy, are they good,“ says Margery.

Chocolate Cake With Fudge Sauce

Chocolate Cake With Fudge Sauce

Chocolate Cake With Fudge Sauce

My whole family makes sure to leave room for dessert when this wonderful cake is on the menu. We all love chocolate and agree this rich, quick and easy recipe is one of the yummiest ways to enjoy it.

Favorite Coconut Meringue Pie

Favorite Coconut Meringue Pie

Favorite Coconut Meringue Pie

We usually have a good selection of pies at our neighborhood get-togethers, but I always come home with an empty pan when I bring this classic. Friends line up for a creamy slice, topped with golden meringue and toasted coconut. -Betty Sitzman, Wray, Colorado

Glazed Blackberry Pie

Glazed Blackberry Pie

Glazed Blackberry Pie

I use the first ripe berries of the season to make this fruity pie.—Monica Gross, Downey, California

Glazed Chocolate Chip Brownies

Glazed Chocolate Chip Brownies

Glazed Chocolate Chip Brownies

Shortly after we married, my husband asked if I would bake up a pan of brownies for him to take to work. I said, "Sure—I have the best recipe." He liked to cook, too, and said hehad the best recipe. To settle the matter, we each baked a batch and let his co-workers decide. My recipe won!

Holstein Crinkles

Holstein Crinkles

Holstein Crinkles

Ever sine I was a teen, I've been surprising my family with my baking experiments. These fudgy cookies are among my successes. I make several batches for friends around Christmastime.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This luscious, lemony cake recipe from Betty Bjarnason is one of many collected by Brenda Wood of Egbert, Ontario for a reunion cookbook.

Lemon Surprise Cheesecake

Lemon Surprise Cheesecake

Lemon Surprise Cheesecake

Lemon flavors sparkle throughout this cheesecake, from the crust to the filling to the topping. Build up the edges of the cheesecake to keep the lemon filling right where you want it. —Karen Chesnut, Clarksburg, California
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