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Simple Desserts

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I needed a new holiday cookie, so I tweaked an old 4-H recipe. This updated oatmeal cookie with cranberries and nuts is my family’s all-time favorite. —Tammy Hoggatt, Omaha, Nebraska
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Ladyfinger Trifle

Ladyfinger Trifle

Ladyfinger Trifle

During the busy holiday season, you'll want to stock your pantry with the ingredients for this fast and festive dessert from Gloria Aegerter. "This trifle is easy to make," reports the Summerfield, Florida cook. "It looks so pretty in a glass bowl-people will think you fussed."

Crispy Kiss Squares

Crispy Kiss Squares

Crispy Kiss Squares

White or milk chocolate kisses add the fun final touch to these chocolaty treats from Chris Budd of Lewiston, Idaho. Since you need just four other ingredients, you can stir up a pan of the sweet squares in a jiffy.

Blueberry Cream Dessert

Blueberry Cream Dessert

Blueberry Cream Dessert

From Bay City, Texas, Mildred Sherrer sends this layered treat. A no-fuss crust spread with sweetened cream cheese is baked, then topped with convenient pie filling and whipped topping.
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Frosted Anise Cookies

Frosted Anise Cookies

Frosted Anise Cookies

I love anise flavoring, and my nana loved sugar cookies, so I put them together. These have a soft, from-scratch texture. It’s hard to stop at just one! —Rachele Angeloni, North Providence, Rhode Island

German Chocolate Fondue

German Chocolate  Fondue

German Chocolate Fondue

German sweet chocolate gives rich flavor to this simple specialty from Helen Phillips. Just a handful of ingredients and a microwave make the sweet fondue a fast favorite at her Horseheads, New York home. "We like it with dippers such as bananas, strawberries and marshmallows," she writes.

Trail Mix Blondie Bars

Trail Mix Blondie Bars

Trail Mix Blondie Bars

These blondies started as a baking emergency. There was a potluck at my daughter's preschool, and I was out of ingredients. Muffin mix came to the rescue. —Josie Shapiro, San Francisco, CA

Caramel Pecan Cookies

Caramel Pecan Cookies

Caramel Pecan Cookies

You’re sure to impress guests with these show-stopping treats. A golden sugar cookie is the base for an artful arrangement of creamy caramel, sweet milk chocolate and crunchy pecan halves.

Granola Sundaes

Granola Sundaes

Granola Sundaes

Ice cream has long been a hassle-free dessert that complements any meal. Top it off with a yummy oat mixture, and you've got an instant success.—Kim Dunbar, Willow Springs, Illinois

Orange Poached Pears

Orange Poached Pears

Orange Poached Pears

"Drizzling a chocolate sauce over orange-flavored pears brings a formal dinner to an elegant conclusion," writes Jacquie Ogden from Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Add a strip of orange peel to each serving for a finishing touch.

Creamy Lemonade Cups

Creamy Lemonade Cups

Creamy Lemonade Cups

Our daughters took my mother's lemon pie recipe and adapted it for individual dessert dishes.—Deborah Elliott, Ridge Spring, South Carolina

Chocolate Cream Torte

Chocolate Cream Torte

Chocolate Cream Torte

"This cake is so good, I can serve it as an everyday dessert or for special occasions," writes Dorothy Monroe, Pocatello, Idaho. Chocolate cake layers are jazzed up with whipped cream and a quick chocolate frosting.
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