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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    Air-Fryer Lime Macaroons

    I took these lime and coconut air-fryer macaroons to our annual cookie exchange, where we name a queen. I won the crown! —Milissa Kirkpatrick, Angel Fire, New Mexico

    Mom-Mom Bessie’s Coconut Molasses Pie

    3 reviews

    I'm the keeper of my husband's grandmother's handwritten recipe book. Mom-Mom Bessie was one of the best cooks I knew,...


    Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies

    1 review

    These three-ingredient peanut butter coconut cookies are easy to make, so you'll always have time to make a quick batch....


    Baked Island Chicken Wings

    1 review

    These baked chicken wings are a tasty twist on regular wings. The orange flavor is a game-changer and will have...


    Blueberry Almond Biscotti

    ????These biscotti are the perfect treats for an indoor tea party or an outdoor garden party! If you’re not a...

    Creamy Coconut Peppermint Pie

    Garnished with toasted coconut and more peppermint candy, this creamy dessert welcomes the holidays! Look for premade shortbread crusts in...


    Raspberry Coconut French Toast Slow-Cooker Style

    3 reviews

    I put the ingredients in the slow cooker crock the night before, refrigerate it, then pop the crock into the...

    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

    6 reviews

    Perfect for freezing, these cookies look like Christmas but taste like summer. —Barbara Crusan, Pass Christian, Mississippi


    Pecan-Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

    When my four children were young, everyone wanted different kinds of cookies. After I came up with this recipe, everyone...


    Coconut-Almond Cookie Bark

    1 review

    As kids, my friends and I sandwiched Almond Joys between cookies. For our high school reunion, I re-created the idea...


    Coconut Yule Trees

    2 reviews

    People say they love my coconut macaroon-like Christmas trees because they look so festive. Once decorated, these trees light up...

    Almond Macaroon Tart

    1 review

    My husband loves his aunt's special almond cake, but she’s very secretive about her recipe. So I used that idea...


    Cherry-Coconut Chocolate Torte

    This torte reminds me of two favorite treats: chocolate covered cherries and old-fashioned Cherry Mash candy bars. —Dian Hicks Carlson,...


    Tropical Ambrosia Fruit Salad

    2 reviews

    This special salad is my family’s all-time favorite. You can make it a day in advance, but add the bananas...


    Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls

    My special treat is similar to the popular cake pops—but without the stick! They're guaranteed to calm any chocolate craving...


    Caramel Coconut Stars

    1 review

    My grandma always used to bake her holiday cookies with coconut, and these crisp homemade treats remind me of her....

    Stained Glass Cherry Macaroons

    Macaroons are a timeless treat and a family favorite in our house. These merry morsels are always the first to...


    Apricot Coffee Cake with Coconut Topping

    Several years ago, I found my niche writing coffee cake recipes to enter into the New York State Fair. I...


    Petite Pineapple Coconut Cakes

    Defy wintry weather and transport your guests to the tropics with these beautiful, single-serving confections. Cake mix never tasted so...


    Fruit ‘n’ Nut Cookies

    Once after making a fruit cake, I had some fruit and nuts left over. I mixed them into a basic...


    Toasted Coconut Truffles

    2 reviews

    Meet the Cook: "Ooh" and "Mmmm" are common comments when folks taste these delectable bites. Toasted coconut in the coating...


    Christmas Casserole Cookies

    1 review

    The batter for these specialty cookies is baked and then formed into balls. When my son-in-law and grandson are coming...


    Coconut Raspberry Bars

    12 reviews

    While mixing a batch of plain bars, I was inspired to add raspberry preserves and flaked coconut to the dough…and...


    Coconut Creme Chocolates

    4 reviews

    I'm a proud wife, mom of three and grandma of many. I've cooked many things over the years, including these...

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    Almond Coconut Candies

    1 review

    These special candies have the irresistible combination of coconut, almonds and deep dark chocolate. They make great gifts—if you can...


    Raspberry Coconut Bars

    17 reviews

    I’ve been whipping up these delicious bars for over 10 years, with recent help from my 5-year-old daughter. I bake...


    Decadent Nanaimo Bars

    1 review

    There are few things as Canadian or as addictive as no-bake Nanaimo bars (named for the town in British Columbia...


    Coconut Almond Candy

    The secret ingredient in this homemade candy is a true surprise—no one tasting these delicious morsels will guess what’s in...


    Almond & Cranberry Coconut Bread

    1 review

    Here’s an all-around great bread for any season. The red bursts of cranberry lend every slice extra appeal for Christmastime....


    Coconut Angel Squares

    3 reviews

    I have so many speedy dessert recipes, but this one is truly special. A friend shared it with me, and...