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Holidays & Celebrations
The best desserts for Christmas include cookies, candies, cakes, trifles and cakes. Find Christmas dessert ideas for years to come right here.
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,...
A rich buttery crust holds a meringue filling flavored with almond paste. With their delicate,...
Decorated Butter Cookies
Tender, crisp and flavorful, these versatile cookies from Doris Schumacher of Brookings, South Dakota can...
Cranberry Walnut White Fudge
A visit to several Oregon cranberry farms inspired my unusual fruit-flavored white fudge. I make...
Coconut Angel Squares
I have so many speedy dessert recipes, but this one is truly special. A friend...
Chocolate-Filled Raspberry Meringues
"Whenever I serve these pretty pink meringue cups filled with fluffy chocolate mousse, I get...
Mocha Yule Log
This eye-catching dessert is guaranteed to delight holiday dinner guests. Chocolate lovers will lick their...
Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Refreshing mint filling sandwiched between two chocolate cookies makes for some tasty Noel nibbling.
Peanut Butter Cocoa Bonbons
I'm a minister's wife and also have a candy-making business. This yummy pairing of peanut...
This traditional Christmas dessert was first made in our family by my grandma. She handed...
Cherry Chocolate Cookies
No one can resis the chewy texture of these fudgy cookies. I always double the...
Sesame Coconut Cookies
Even folks who normally pass on coconut treats can't resist these crisp butter cookies. They...
Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies
This is one of my most popular recipes. Shape them into hearts for Valentine's Day...
Cherry Streusel Bars
Ellen Borst writes from Park Falls, Wisconsin,"I combined my grandmother's apple crisp topping with...
Diabetic Dessert Recipes for the Holidays
Add these diabetic-friendly desserts—cookies, cakes, bars, pies and more recipes—to your holiday treat...
40 Dazzling Desserts Perfect for a White Christmas
Even if there's no snow outside, these gorgeous white Christmas desserts bring plenty of sparkle...
30 Showstopping Christmas Desserts (You Can Actually Pull Off!)
Your Christmas dessert really can be the belle of the ball! These holiday desserts dazzle,...