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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Vanilla Cookie Trifle

My husband doesn't like chocolate, so I created this dessert using vanilla pudding and cookies. It is so easy to put together and can be made ahead. Everyone loves it! —JoAnn Wegrzyn, Kingsley, Michigan

Peppermint Bark Trifle

2 reviews

We're always looking for those showstopping desserts, especially during the holidays. This one is very impressive, but couldn't be easier...


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Dirty Banana Trifle

6 reviews

What could be better than bananas, cookies and Kahlua? You can adjust this to suit your taste, depending on whether...


Old English Trifle

1 review

Loaded with cake cubes and fruit, an old English trifle is always welcome at a holiday dinner. The creamy, homemade...


Peppermint Stick Dessert

2 reviews

With every spoonful of this cool, creamy concoction, my family goes back in time to when our Grandma Dagmar made...

Italian Pineapple Trifle

1 review

My grandmother made this rich, tempting trifle every year for our family’s Christmas Eve celebrations. Now I make it to...


Chocolate Swirl Delight

29 reviews

I made a few updates to a great recipe and ended up with an impressive dessert. Everyone loves its light...

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Memaw’s Banana Pudding

10 reviews

Creamy and rich, this homemade banana pudding recipe is so easy. Layer it in a trifle bowl for a pretty...


Lemon Snowball

For a special occasion like a church supper, I make this beautiful dessert. The lemon and coconut flavors go so...


Gingerbread Trifle

11 reviews

"This tasty dessert was a hit when I served it to our Bible study group," reports Betty Kleberger of Florissant,...


Fruitcake Trifle

The scrumptious, satiny custard is layered between apricot and date studded cake to create a divine seasonal trifle.—

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Strawberry Trifle

83 reviews

I won first prize in a dairy recipe contest with this tasty strawberry trifle. You can double the recipe and...


Angel Strawberry Dessert

28 reviews

This angel dessert is a wonderful treat when fresh strawberries are readily available. Every time I make this pretty strawberry...


Blueberry Graham Dessert

3 reviews

When you're short on time but long for cheesecake, try this fruity dessert. Ricotta and cream cheeses give every bit...


Red, White and Blue Dessert

28 reviews

I changed a recipe I found and ended up with this rich, fresh-tasting dessert. Decorated to resemble a flag, it's...


Honey Gingerbread Trifle

My husband's grandma made the most amazing honey gingerbread. It's wonderful all on its own, but when you add it...

Fruity Angel Food Trifle

This summery dessert showcases an attractive assortment of fresh and canned fruit. "I refined the original recipe over time to...


Pineapple Orange Trifle

9 reviews

Guests are pleasantly surprised to see this lovely trifle on my holiday table. Coconut, pineapple and mandarin oranges lend a...


Pumpkin Mousse Trifle

10 reviews

You can speed up this recipe by using a store-bought pound cake or baking and freezing one ahead of time....


Toffee Brownie Trifle

33 reviews

This decadent combination of pantry items is a terrific way to dress up a brownie mix. Try this trifle with...


Berry Trifle

37 reviews

This Berry Trifle is a delicious salute to summer! I usually serve it during the summer when fresh berries are...