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Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

1 review

Here’s my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois

Orange Chocolate Meltaways

8 reviews

The terrific combination of chocolate and orange makes these some of the best truffles I've ever had. As holiday gifts,...


Toasted Coconut Truffles

2 reviews

Meet the Cook: "Ooh" and "Mmmm" are common comments when folks taste these delectable bites. Toasted coconut in the coating...


Coconut Yule Trees

2 reviews

People say they love my coconut macaroon-like Christmas trees because they look so festive. Once decorated, these trees light up...


White Candy Bark

3 reviews

This speedy candy recipe can be varied depending on the type of fruit or nuts you have on hand. Since...

Hawaiian Turtle Cups

2 reviews

“Because my mother-in-law loves macadamia nuts and my daughter prefers white chocolate to milk chocolate, I came up with this...


Lemon Butter Spread

4 reviews

My grandmother, who was a great cook, brought this recipe with her from England. I use it as a spread...

Jeweled Coconut Drops

12 reviews

Red raspberry preserves add a festive flair to these tender coconut cookies. Perfect for potlucks and cookie exchanges, these shaped...


Cranberry Walnut White Fudge

10 reviews

A visit to several Oregon cranberry farms inspired my unusual fruit-flavored white fudge. I make it for family and friends...


Sweet Shoppe Caramel Apples

6 reviews

My hand-dipped apples are as beautiful as the ones you’ll find at fancy candy counters, only they’re fresher, better-tasting and...


Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

1 review

I love a soft brittle because the texture is wonderful and different. The flavors in this one remind me of...

Lemon Tea Cookies

14 reviews

These sandwich cookies taste rich and buttery and have a lovely lemon filling. The recipe has been in our family...


Cranberry Nut Swirls

7 reviews

This recipe originated with my sister-in-law. It gets used a lot over the holidays when we want to pull a...


Austrian Apple Twists

6 reviews

This recipe has been one of my favorites for years. I like to make these sweet treats for special occasions...


Chocolate Coconut Candies

41 reviews

These coconut candy balls disappear just as fast as I put them out. They're a snap to whip up and...


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

Lemon Stars

15 reviews

These light little cookies have a light, crunchy texture and a citrusy zing. Try stars for the Christmas season and...


Orange Rhubarb Spread

2 reviews

This tangy spread is easy to make and tastes especially good on hot, buttered cinnamon toast. The recipe makes enough...


Fig & Almond Cookies

2 reviews

In our family, holiday cookies—like these nutty fig ones—are a big deal. I'm so proud to be passing on this...


Cranberry Orange Truffles

10 reviews

Homemade truffles are a delicacy my family looks forward to every holiday. We love the combination of tart cranberries and...


Apple Kolaches

12 reviews

A fellow home cook shared this recipe for a sweet, fruit-filled pastry. My son, who isn’t a dessert fan, was...


Lemon Mint Curd

I like to "dress up" ordinary recipes with my fresh, homegrown herbs. This minty lemon curd is a family favorite!...


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...


Nanny’s Fruitcake Cookies

5 reviews

My grandmother always made a holiday fruitcake. I turned her recipe into cookies that are perfect anytime, especially with a...

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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!...


Cherry Coconut Treats

4 reviews

My great-grandmother created this recipe more than 100 years ago, so these tasty bites have appeared at many family parties....


Pumpkin Scones with Berry Butter

18 reviews

These delightful scones are perfect on a cold winter day with a steaming hot cup of coffee. They also make...