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Chocolate-Pecan Cupcakes

These Chocolate-Pecan Cracker Cupcakes are inspired by a local restaurant's pie recipe. They are rich and yummy! If your marshmallow frosting is too thin, add more powdered sugar, and if it’s too thick, add a little milk or heavy cream. —Bonnie De Jong, Holland, Michigan

Watermelon Cupcakes

1 review

My granddaughter and I bake together each week. She was inspired by her mommy's flavored syrups, so we came up...


Caramel Gingerbread Cupcakes

1 review

One night, my niece and I put our heads together to come up a with a fabulous cupcake. We combined...


Pineapple Marzipan Cupcakes

The marzipan is subtle in these cupcakes, but oh so good. I've also made this recipe in a loaf pan....


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...

Chocolate-Mint Cookie Cups

When chocolate and mint get together with a hint of peppermint, mmm…magic happens. If you don't have mini muffin pans...


Orange-Cranberry Nut Tarts

1 review

My friend gave me a recipe for orange cookies. I just had to embellish it. Now my friends and family...

Shoofly Cupcakes

30 reviews

These old-fashioned molasses cupcakes were my grandmother's specialty. To keep them from disappearing too quickly, she used to store the...


Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

17 reviews

Smooth cream cheese inside makes these cupcakes so rich. The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate chips comes through...


Turtle Cookie Cups

20 reviews

For a twist, use white chocolate chips in the cups and drizzle with white chocolate. — Heather King, Frostburg, Maryland


Orange Dream Mini Cupcakes

6 reviews

The bright taste of these cute cupcakes reminds me and my friends of orange-and-vanilla frozen treats. —Jen Shepherd, St. Peters,...

Strawberry Shortcake Cups

11 reviews

Back when store-bought shortcake was an unheard-of thing, my grandmother passed this mini strawberry shortcake recipe down to my mother....


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Fudge Puddles

33 reviews

I was inspired to make these cookies last year when we stopped for a snack while Christmas shopping. I changed...


Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

1 review

My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting

5 reviews

I sometimes call these my Triple Lemon Whammy cupcakes because they take full advantage of vibrant citrus flavor. A healthy...


Pineapple Upside-Down Muffin Cakes

2 reviews

A friend submitted this recipe to a cookbook our school district was compiling. The first time I made them, the...

Texas Chocolate Cupcakes

42 reviews

My husband remembers his mother making "little black cupcakes with caramel icing." I never thought about putting caramel icing on...


Lemon Curd Cupcakes

7 reviews

Homemade lemon curd flavors these tender cupcakes that were made for my brother-in-law's 66th birthday. He loves lemon and gave...


Berry-Topped White Cupcakes

9 reviews

Guests just love these yummy white cupcakes that are topped with a cream cheese frosting. The strawberry-blueberry garnish makes them...


Carrot Cupcakes

19 reviews

To try to get my family to eat more vegetables, I often "hide" nutritional foods inside sweet treats. The carrots...


Sweet Potato Mini Cakes

9 reviews

Whenever I make these cute desserts, I think of my grandmother. She always used extra sweet potatoes from her garden...


Shortcut Coconut-Pecan Chocolate Tassies

2 reviews

You can garnish these cookies with pecan halves or a couple of chocolate chips before baking, or drizzle with a...


Pecan Tassies

17 reviews

These tarts are very good for parties and special occasions. You'll probably want to double the recipe, because they'll disappear...


Heavenly Surprise Cupcakes

1 review

The recipe for these filled and frosted cupcakes was handed down by my mother-in-law, who taught this fledgling cook what...

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Easy Mini Caramel Apple Cheesecakes

7 reviews

Cheesecake is the ultimate comfort food, but a big slice can be too rich. These bite-sized cheesecakes topped with apples...


Key Lime Pie Cupcakes

17 reviews

I bake over 200 of these cupcakes for our church suppers, and we always run out. If you can't find...


Bat Cupcakes

9 reviews

Even my adult children love these Halloween cupcakes! We serve them every year at our pumpkin-carving party. You can also...


Peppermint S’more Tassies

2 reviews

Graham cracker cookie cups brim with a luscious peppermint-milk chocolate filling, sweet marshmallow creme and crushed peppermint candies. Santa (and...


Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes

25 reviews

I have baked cupcakes for years. These easy to make treats make an attractive dessert for special occasions. —Barbara Hahn,...


Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes with Whipped Cream

2 reviews

I combined my two loves, cupcakes and pie, into one amazing treat. These pumpkin cupcakes have a piecrust bottom and...