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Tiny Cherry Cheesecakes

7 reviews

I prepare these mini cheesecakes every Christmas and for many weddings. I've received countless compliments and recipe requests. When I send these along in my husband's lunch, I have to be sure to pack to extras because the men he works with love them, too. —Janice Hertlein, Esterhazy, Saskatchewan

Mocha Truffles

26 reviews

Nothing compares to the melt-in-your-mouth flavor of these truffles...or to the simplicity of the recipe. Whenever I make them for...


Creme de Menthe Cream Puff Tree

A tower of creme de menthe-flavored puffs makes a spectacular centerpiece for your dessert table. Guests will have this sumptuous...


Spicy Pork Baguette Bites

Here's an interesting twist on mini cocktail sandwiches. Lime mayonnaise provides a cool counterpoint to the nicely spiced pork, and...


Festive Baked Brie

2 reviews

Rich, smooth Brie cheese accented with caramelized onions is reminiscent of fondue. With a red and green tomato and herb...

Grilled Steak Appetizers with Stilton Sauce

3 reviews

Here’s a hearty appetizer that’ll get any gathering off to a delicious start. The rich, creamy cheese sauce complements the...


Anise Butter Cookies

1 review

Here in New Mexico, these cookies are known as “bizcochitos,” which means “small biscuit.” There are many variations of the...

Festive Fruited Scones

2 reviews

Meet the Cook: I've found you don't need to put butter on these scones...they're delicious plain and simple. I especially...


Festive Sausage Cups

1 review

When I used prepared pie crust for this recipe, it's even easier to form and fill these individual sausage cups....


Apricot Cheese Crescents

2 reviews

Traditionally, I bake these for Christmas. A cross between sweet breads and cookies, they're also something that I have been...


Brie Cherry Pastry Cups

23 reviews

Golden brown and flaky, these bite-sized puff pastries with creamy Brie and sweet cherry preserves could easily double as a...

Contest-Winning Holiday Glazed Ham

8 reviews

I like to serve this juicy, mouthwatering Thanksgiving ham with mashed potatoes and colorful vegetables. The apricot glaze is delicious,...


Strawberry Cheesecake Minis

5 reviews

My daughter and I trimmed down a recipe from a television cooking show, and these bite-size cheesecakes were the result....


Marinated Mozzarella

20 reviews

I always come home with an empty container when I bring this dish to a party. It can be made...


Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Squares

25 reviews

Satisfy your cheesecake craving with these bite-sized treats. Dipped in chocolate, the sweet, creamy delights are party favorites. But be...


Olive Caprese Salad

3 reviews

When heirloom tomatoes arrive, feature them with red onions, green olives and a surprising twist-star anise. —Julie Merriman, Seattle, Washington

Party Cheese Balls

2 reviews

These tangy cheese balls are guaranteed to spread cheer at your next gathering. The ingredients create a colorful presentation and...


Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

119 reviews

Although I have some great "from-scratch" recipes, this chocolate strawberry celebration cake uses a boxed mix with plenty of doctoring....