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Cuccidati

17 reviews

The compliments make these Sicilian cookies worth the effort. It’s the best recipe I’ve found! —Carolyn Fafinski, Dunkirk, New York

Gingered Apricot-Apple Crumble

This crumble is tasty hot or cold, plain or topped with ice cream. If you're not fond of apricots, leave...


Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

1 review

This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away!...


Chewy Good Oatmeal Cookies

30 reviews

These are the best oatmeal cookies with all my favorite extras: dried cherries, white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts. —Sandy...


Fruitcake Cookies with Rum Glaze

Like fruitcake—only better! If you make these cookies nonalcoholic, you may wish to increase the rum extract for richer flavor....

Winning Cranberry Chip Cookies

13 reviews

Chock-full of cranberries, chocolate chips and nuts, these cookies are fun to eat. They offer a change of pace from...


Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

2 reviews

I’ve found that people who normally won’t eat fruitcake make an exception when they sample these. Using mini muffin pans...

Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

11 reviews

I needed a new holiday cookie, so I tweaked an old 4-H recipe. This updated oatmeal cookie with cranberries and...


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Date Nut Torte

1 review

Whether I serve my torte with coffee at a luncheon or in the evening when friends visit, I always get...


Raisin Pumpkin Bars

7 reviews

These moist bars will keep well—if your family doesn't eat them all right away! They're nice to take to a...


Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Mix

9 reviews

This simply delicious cookie mix, loaded with cranberries, walnuts and shredded wheat, is a real treat to find under the...

Tropical Macadamia Custard Dessert

1 review

"My husband’s co-workers always love my desserts," says Brenda Melancon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, "especially the cookies and bars. So...


Frosted Pumpkin Cranberry Bars

8 reviews

With tangy dried cranberries tucked inside and a creamy brown butter frosting, these mildly spiced pumpkin bars are doubly delightful....


Date-Filled Rugelach

I like to take old recipes and make them my own. They’re so special to my family. Sometimes I roll...


Chewy Date Nut Bars

16 reviews

You'll need just six ingredients, including a convenient boxed cake mix, to bake up these chewy bars chock-full of walnuts...


Cherry-Chocolate Coconut Meringues

1 review

Dried cherries lend sweetness and texture to these easy meringue cookies. They’re simply delicious and very low in fat. They...

Date Pudding Cobbler

There were eight children in my family when I was a girl, and all of us enjoyed this cobbler. I...


Sour Cream and Cranberry Bars

4 reviews

I turned sour cream raisin pie into a cookie bar with a crunchy oatmeal crust, custard-style filling and crisp topping....


Winning Cranberry Bundt Cake

3 reviews

The first time I served this cake was at Thanksgiving dinner several years ago. Along with pumpkin pies, it's become...


Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Pudding

8 reviews

Savor your favorite fall flavors with this scrumptious bread pudding, served warm with a sweet vanilla sauce. Yum! —Judith Bucciarelli,...


Cranberry Date Bars

13 reviews

Rich and fruity, these bars let you enjoy cranberries year-round. I've made batches for all kinds of church and social...


Raisin Date Bread Pudding

2 reviews

All my leftover bread ends (raisin bread is a favorite in this house) and buns go in the freezer. Then,...


Harvest Snack Cake

12 reviews

The ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give this cake a familiar spice cake flavor, and raisins and shredded carrots help keep...


Carrot Fruitcake

4 reviews

Even those who don't care for fruitcake love this special holiday dessert. It's a fun way to "dress up" that...

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Apple, Raisin, Walnut Cake

2 reviews

The girls and boys in my junior high home economics classes like this cake because it's not too sweet. I...


Cranberry-Carrot Layer Cake

3 reviews

This moist cake smothered with rich cream cheese frosting makes any dinner festive. Every autumn, I go to a cranberry...


Lime Shortbread with Dried Cherries

22 reviews

This fresh, sweet-tart cookie also works with dried cranberries and orange zest. I freeze the dough for up to a...


Mixed Nut ‘n’ Fig Pie

3 reviews

A hint of orange flavor compliments the figs in this festive dessert. It's a lovely pie for Thanksgiving, Christmas or...


Better-Than-Fruitcake Cookies

18 reviews

Mostly fruit and nuts, these sweet and chewy clusters make excellent gifts, freeze well, can be shipped easily, and most...


Cran-Apple Crisp

Cranberries, walnuts, brown sugar and orange peel help give this apple-packed crowd-pleaser its rich flavor. After the first taste, guests...