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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Chocolate Comfort Cake

28 reviews

This moist and delicious chocolate cake is usually the first dessert to go. People even eat the crumbs. It’s always my top choice for holiday dinners. —Ellen Riley, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Mexican Crinkle Cookies with a Kick

3 reviews

For a new twist on an old favorite, we added the spicy chocolate cinnamon cane sugar blend to this tried-and-true...


Pecan French Silk Tarts

Individual-sized tarts keeps me from over indulging in my favorite dessert—French silk pie. The crunchy pecan base adds an extra...


Frozen Chocolate Mint Pie

This refreshing pie was featured at a small resort my family visited regularly as I was growing up. When I...


Molten Chocolate Cakes with Mint Fudge Sauce

The perfect accompaniment to a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream, my Molten Chocolate Cakes feature my signature mint sauce....

Fudge-Topped Brownies

6 reviews

If you love brownies and fudge, why not combine the two? Mix up a pan of these exquisite brownies for...


Chocolate Fudge Brownies

14 reviews

My children always looked forward to these fudge brownies as an after-school snack. They're so fudgy they don't need icing....

Triple-Chocolate Brownie Cookies

11 reviews

Our family of chocolate lovers gets triply excited when these cookies come out of the oven. They have the texture...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprints

The popular combination of chocolate and peanut butter is hard to beat...and the cream filling in these cookies takes them...


Classic Chocolate Frosting

3 reviews

This fast fudgelike frosting is so fantastic. It even makes cakes from a box mix taste like homemade! —Karen Ann...


Sachertorte Bites

Elegant and simple, these rich confection-like bars are a bite-sized take on the famous Viennese Sachertorte. It's traditionally made with...

Chocolate Cheese Layered Bars

3 reviews

These rich and chocolaty bars are a hit at church and family gatherings. Folks love the chocolate and cream cheese...


Heavenly Chocolate Marshmallow Fondue

3 reviews

Guests won’t be able to resist this silky chocolate fondue made extra-special with butterscotch chips, marshmallow creme and coconut. “Bananas...


Chocolate Silk Pie

54 reviews

This creamy, quick chocolate pie not only melts in your mouth, it also melts any and all resistance to dessert!...


Cappuccino Flats

5 reviews

These coffee-flavored cookies are so delicious they make my own kitchen seen like a gourmet bakery!


Glazed Mint Brownies

6 reviews

"I love taking these rich minty bars to a ladies luncheon," comments Diana Conner of Wichita, Kansas. "The women always...

Mocha Mousse

When time is of the essence, Lewy Olfson of Madison, Wisconsin mixes up this tried-and-tested mousse. The smooth blend of...


Small Batch Brownies

8 reviews

If the dessert just has to be chocolate, these rich fudgy brownies are a perfect solution for your family. And...


Pecan Toffee Fudge

13 reviews

This quick fudge is always popular wherever it shows up and makes great gifts for loved ones and friends. People...


Devil’s Food Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

22 reviews

This recipe won several blue ribbons at our state fair. The made-from-scratch chocolate layer cake topped with a fudgy homemade...


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Chocolate Brownie Waffle Sundaes

2 reviews

One of my best friends loves chocolate as much as I do, so I like to make this over-the-top brownie...


Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

Toasted nuts, Nutella and liqueur transform fudgy homemade brownies into a hazelnut-lover’s dream. They’re perfect for a casual meal on...


Chocolate Caramel Fondue

3 reviews

It's easy to keep the ingredients for this rich fondue on hand in case company drops by. I serve it...


Sacher Bars

4 reviews

Is your mouth watering yet? This rich take on a Viennese classic using apricot preserves and chocolate left the Taste...

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Frosted Red Velvet Cookies

20 reviews

My student job in college was in the bakery. These dreamy morsels take me back to that special place and...


Chocolate Orange Rounds

1 review

I send these chocolate orange cookies to family and friends in other areas of the country. The two-tone treats deliver...


Double Chocolate Fondue

4 reviews

Thick, rich and luscious, this yummy dip won’t last long. You can also use pretzel sticks as dippers. I eat...


Mocha Cake

19 reviews

Without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made. I share this decadent dessert with everyone I...


Chocolate Chiffon Cake

16 reviews

If you want to offer family and friends a dessert that really stands out from the rest, this is the...