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 Rugelach

    Many bakeries make chocolate rugelach, but they taste so much better when they are homemade. Traditionally, they are filled with a cinnamon nut mixture, but everything is better with chocolate! —Fern Holody, Lavallette, New Jersey

    Air-Fryer Mocha Cupcakes

    These luscious air-fryer cupcakes smell wonderful while they cook. If you have the drawer-type air fryer, you'll need to use...


    Pumpkin Cannoli Cake Roll

    My family has been serving this pumpkin roll every Christmas Eve for as long as I can remember. This last...


    Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

    I am a pecan pie lover...this is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden...


    Mocha Cinnamon Rolls

    I love cinnamon rolls and coffee together! They are the perfect flavor combination, which is proven by these mocha cinnamon...

    Andes Mint Cookies

    1 review

    Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of...


    Double Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

    This double chocolate pumpkin bread is a favorite. It's nice and moist, and it actually gets better as it sits!...

    Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Chocolate Mole Soup

    1 review

    This recipe is perfect for those days when you’re craving something just a little bit different. It’s spicy, flavorful and...


    Devil’s Food Snack Cake

    6 reviews

    My husband and his friends request this devil's food snack cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. That...


    Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Snack Mix

    3 reviews

    I love chocolate-covered strawberries, but that's a treat you want to make only on special occasions. With a little experimenting,...


    Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

    1 review

    I love using zucchini in the summertime. This recipe reminds me of a zucchini bread my aunt makes, but I...

    Giant Buckeye Cookie

    12 reviews

    I’m from Ohio, and we love our buckeye candy! Buckeyes are a delicious combination of peanut butter and chocolate, which...


    Chocolate Croissant Pudding

    2 reviews

    This new twist on traditional bread pudding is a decadent and delicious family favorite! —Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, California


    Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

    5 reviews

    A healthy hint of cinnamon gives this chocolate cake an extra step up over the expected sheet cake. Its sweet...


    Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

    1 review

    Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...


    Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    7 reviews

    It was so fun to experiment with this brownie recipe. When my daughter tasted the final version, she told me...

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    Football Cake Pops

    My son loves football! For his eighth birthday, I made cake pops with a rich chocolate cake center and a...


    Jamaican Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Creme

    3 reviews

    I made these for an office party cookie contest—not a crumb was left on the platter! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks,...


    Vermont Maple Cookies

    17 reviews

    I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...


    Unicorn Manes

    2 reviews

    Everyone loves a classic shortbread cookie. Make each cookie magical with a quick dip into melted baking chips and rainbow-colored...


    Chocolate Toffee Peppermint Cookies

    2 reviews

    Chocolate and peppermint are a natural match, so I put them together in this easy cookie recipe. It's one of...


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    Reindeer Cake

    Whether you turn this cake into a reindeer or decorate it with your own creative vision, it’s a three-layer stunner...


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    Fluffy Bunny Pancakes

    2 reviews

    Kids will love that these bunny pancakes are as tasty as they are cute. If you need to hightail it...


    Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

    Crisp and chewy with a creamy filling, these perfectly pepperminty cookies taste just like a popular brand. You absolutely cannot...

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    Almond Chocolate Biscotti

    14 reviews

    My neighbors look forward to getting my gifts of these chocolate-covered cookies. I love that this chocolate biscotti recipe is...


    Chocolate Chip Cookie Blondies

    6 reviews

    This recipe has been used in my family as long as I can remember. My mom would make these for...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams

    9 reviews

    Because so many people seem to love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, I came up with this no-bake...


    Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones

    5 reviews

    My daughter started making these as a "healthy" alternative to cookies since we seem to like cookies of any kind....


    Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

    5 reviews

    These rich, fudgy cookies are chewy and studded with tangy dried cherries. It’s a good thing the recipe makes only...


    Warm Chocolate Melting Cups

    46 reviews

    These little cakes have become a favorite of our guests. They are always surprised that such a chocolaty dessert is...