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The best desserts for Christmas include cookies, candies, cakes, trifles and cakes. Find Christmas dessert ideas for years to come right here.
Marshmallow Chocolate-Covered Cherries
Each year, I have to plan on producing even more of these simple-to-make candies—...
Candy Cane Cheesecake
This pepperminty cheesecake says "Christmas" at first sight and first bite. The recipe earned me...
The Willamette Valley produces a lot of hazelnuts, so this recipe truly represents our neck...
Chocolate Dipped Brownies
My family calls these bars "the world's chocolatiest brownies" and is more than happy to...
Homemade Chocolate Shortbread
This recipe has been in my files for a long time...probably from when I...
"This crunchy nut brittle is a favorite of my family," reports Cheryl Brungardt of Wheat...
"I've been using this recipe for 40 years," reports Ruth Burrus, Zionsville, Indiana. "The cakes make...
Holiday Gift Cake
More than 25 years ago, to remind my two young children of the real meaning of...
Caramel Marshmallow Buttons
Kids of all ages dive into these sweet fluffy treats. The chewy marshmallow, gooey caramel...
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Pie
Preparing this old-fashioned pie brings back memories. When I was a girl, we cranked homemade...
Toffee Cashew Treasures
After searching for a recipe that combined all of my favorite cookie ingredients, I decided...
You'll need only three ingredients to make these fluffy chocolate bites. The quick, creamy confections...
This recipe was given to me over 35 years ago. It's a wonderful addition to candy...
Layered Brownie Cookies
Graham crackers are sandwiched between a brownie base and chocolate chip cookie top in these...
Pear Custard Bars
When I take this crowd-pleasing treat to a potluck, I come home with an empty...
Christmas Casserole Cookies
The batter for these specialty cookies is baked and then formed into balls. When my...
Peanut Butter Treats
You can't miss with these no-fuss cookies. People are surprised to see the short list...
Cinnamon Rock Candy
My mother taught me how to make rock candy with this hard cinnamon candy. Now...
Cranberry Dream Pie
Plenty of cranberries are grown in this area, so the tart and tangy fruit finds...
Dandy Caramel Candies
I've made these morsels almost every Christmas for the past 35 years. Everyone enjoys the chewy...
Coffee Cream Pie
I created this sweet coffee-flavored recipe as an entry for our state fair, adding the...
A holiday favorite of Florence Shaw from East Wenatchee, Washington, this creamy pie delivers wonderful...
Sugar Cookies with Sour Cream
As a city kid, I was always eager to visit my grandparents on their Oklahoma...
Chewy Walnut-Apricot Candies
A bit old-fashioned, these fruit-and-nut confections are both different and delicious. Munching on one is...
Mint Chip Cheese Balls
A friend brought these cheese balls as a hostess gift to our Christmas open house....
When we pick strawberries at a local farm, this is what many of the berries...
Cashew Tassie Cups
These little treats are packed with plenty of flavor. The nutty filling sits in rich-tasting...
Cranberry-Apple Mincemeat Pies
Traditional mincemeat is too heavy for me, but this fruity version hits the spot. Other...
Holiday Cappuccino Trifle
This easy yet elegant dessert is so attractive served in a shallow glass bowl. Garnishing...
"This candy is one of those must-make treats my family requests at Christmas," says Carol...
Chocolate Crunch Pie
This rich, fudgy pie came from an aunt of a good friend. The recipe makes...
My dad has always been crazy about nuts, so when I came upon this recipe,...