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    Apricot Mud Hen Cake Bars

    10 reviews

    These mud hen bars have been in my family for generations. My maternal grandmother gave this recipe to my mother, who shared it with me. I’ve been told the name comes from the speckled meringue topping that resembles the coloring of hens. —Kristine Chayes, Smithtown, New York

    Oma’s Marzipan Stollen

    3 reviews

    My German grandma made this stollen for us when we were young. I love its homey taste and how it...


    Peach Cobbler Cookies

    18 reviews

    My sister brought me fresh peaches one year, and we decided to make these fruity cookies. They also make fantastic...


    Spiced Rum Fruitcake

    1 review

    This fruitcake not only can be made weeks ahead, it tastes better that way! You can substitute Brazil nuts, pecans...


    Spiced Eggnog Rum Cookies

    4 reviews

    One year, when I had a lot of eggnog on hand, I created a new holiday cookie recipe. The flavor...

    Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

    10 reviews

    The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe, then decided to use...


    Sea Salt Mint White Mocha Cookies

    1 review

    This recipe came from my mom's Grandma Alice, who taught her how to bake. Grandma Alice always had a fresh...

    Pineapple Coconut Tassies

    4 reviews

    These cookies may sound and look fancy, but they're rather easy to make Their simplicity makes them an ideal choice...


    Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

    6 reviews

    Carrot cake is a family favorite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...


    Jamaican Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Creme

    1 review

    I made these for an office party cookie contest—and not a crumb was left on the platter! Sweet potatoes are...


    Candy Cane Coffee Cake

    4 reviews

    Dotted with dried apricots and maraschino cherries, this tender coffee cake has a festive flavor and look. I love to...

    Salted Cashew & Caramel Chews

    5 reviews

    Nothing says "welcome home" like warm, gooey, chewy cookies right out of the oven with a cold glass of milk—mmm,...


    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...


    Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

    26 reviews

    Covered in chopped nuts and drizzled with chocolate, these cookies are delicious and pretty, too. Everybody looks forward to munching...


    Almond Raspberry Stars

    4 reviews

    The first Christmas that I baked these, I ended up quickly making a second batch! The whole family enjoyed them....


    Golden Peach Pie

    28 reviews

    Years ago, I entered this pie in the Park County Fair in Livingston. It won a first-place blue ribbon plus...

    Pinwheels and Checkerboards

    14 reviews

    My mom used to make these cookies every Christmas, and I still love them. They are so colorful...and you can...


    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...


    Fudge Nut Brownies

    36 reviews

    There's no brownie recipe or mix I've ever tried that's better than this! And it's so easy—you can mix it...


    Coconut Fruitcake

    13 reviews

    A neighbor gave me this recipe when we first moved to this small town, saying it dated back to the...


    Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

    6 reviews

    These pretzel-shaped buttery chocolate cookies are covered in a rich mocha glaze and drizzled with white chocolate. My family goes...


    Burst o’ Lemon Muffins

    19 reviews

    While I visited my sister in Florida, she baked a batch of these incredible muffins. They have a cake-like texture...


    Fudge-Topped Brownies

    6 reviews

    If you love brownies and fudge, why not combine the two? Mix up a pan of these exquisite brownies for...


    Cookies & Cream Brownies

    10 reviews

    You won't want to frost these brownies, since the marbled top is too pretty to cover up. Besides, the tasty...

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    Mocha Macaroon Cookies

    5 reviews

    This is definitely a grown-up version of an old favorite. The combination of chocolate, coffee and cinnamon are unbelievable. For...


    Rich Cinnamon-Chip Scones

    1 review

    Paper bakery boxes lined with creatively cut tissue paper give these coffeehouse favorites a casual look. Dress up a box...


    Coconut-Pineapple Rhubarb Bars

    1 review

    I make this crunchy, buttery dessert bar with homegrown rhubarb. For an added attraction, serve it warm with frozen yogurt...


    Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

    10 reviews

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


    Marcie’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    2 reviews

    I’ve got a super moist muffin that’s a big hit at our house—tender inside and lightly crisp outside. I use...


    Chocolate Malted Cookies

    44 reviews

    These cookies are the next best thing to a good old-fashioned malted milk. With malted milk powder, chocolate syrup, plus...