Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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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 for baking with children. My granddaughter enjoys helping me measure the ingredients. Children also can help shape the dough into balls, and then you can finish them together. —Connie Shuff, York, Pennsylvania

Miniature Peanut Butter Treats

22 reviews

This recipe is one of my family's favorites, and I make the treats a lot, especially at Christmas. I have...


Holiday Almond Tassies

18 reviews

I make so many of these fancy tassies, I use up a 7-pound container of almond paste every year! They’re...


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Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

28 reviews

I'm a busy schoolteacher and pastor's wife. I wouldn't dare show my face at a church dinner or bake sale...


Cream Cheese Cookie Cups

20 reviews

Need a quick dessert? Try these yummy cookie bites. For a pretty look, use an icing bag to pipe the...

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...


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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...

Cherry Almond Cups

1 review

"To create these attractive mini-tarts, I adapted a bar cookie recipe I had been making for the holidays for many...


Eggnog-Filled Cookie Cups

6 reviews

My family loves the taste of eggnog, so I incorporated it into this recipe. These cookies never last long. —Melissa...


Almond Tassies

1 review

A rich buttery crust holds a meringue filling flavored with almond paste. With their delicate, dainty look, these cookies would...


Truffle-Filled Cookie Tarts

7 reviews

I made chocolate truffles as a Christmas tradition for many years. I created this recipe to incorporate my truffles into...

Rocky Road Cookie Cups

1 review

Traditional rocky road ice cream has nuts, marshmallows and chocolate. Using prepared cookie dough makes it easy to put the...


Cream Cheese Turtle Cups

2 reviews

Sometimes the best thing about a cookie is the memories made. My daughter and I love to make and eat...


Cranberry Pecan Tassies

4 reviews

A traditional pecan tassie is a small tart with nuts. This holiday version adds cranberries. How festive! —Peggy West, Georgetown,...


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Pecan Goody Cups

53 reviews

These miniature tarts feature whole pecans, a caramel-like filling, and a butter and cream cheese crust that melts right in...


Panforte Cookie Cups

A tassie-like treat takes on an Italian flair in this Panforte Cookie Cup. The filling of nuts, dried and candied...

Candy Cookie Cups

13 reviews

These rich cookies from Sarah Vasques of Milford, New Hampshire make baking easy because they make the most out of...


Buttery Ganache Cookie Cups

1 review

Our family wanted to share our love of ganache-filled cupcakes, so we made them into cookies. Even better: we bake...