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 Caramel Candy

106 reviews

This dazzling treat tastes like a homemade Snickers bar and has flavor beyond compare. When I entered it in a recipe contest at our harvest festival, it won five ribbons, including grand prize and the judges' special award. —Jane Meek, Pahrump, Nevada

Easy Holiday Fudge

3 reviews

A friend shared this quick and easy candy recipe with me. The holidays wouldn't be the same without it.


M&M Snack Mix

3 reviews

This colorful snack mix, shared by Billie Blanton of Kingsport, Tennessee, will satisfy a "sweet tooth" or "salty tooth"!


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Five-Chip Cookies

27 reviews

With peanut butter, oats and five kinds of chips, these cookies make a hearty snack that appeals to kids of...


Four Ingredient Tumbleweeds

2 reviews

With just four ingredients, these surprisingly easy clusters are guaranteed to delight both young and old alike all year round....

Million Dollar Pecan Bars

8 reviews

Who wants to eat like a millionaire? Invest 15 minutes of your time and enjoy a big payoff when you...


Mother Lode Pretzels

25 reviews

I brought these savory-sweet pretzels to a family gathering, and they disappeared from the dessert tray before dessert was even...

Crazy Halloween Blondies

4 reviews

I have a real sweet tooth, so Halloween is my favorite holiday. I came up with these bars for my...


Chocolate Butterscotch Tartlets

3 reviews

Tartlets are like cake pops—tiny and tasty, and a tempting way to experiment with different fillings. But this prizewinning combo...


Triple Chip Cookies

3 reviews

Sweet and salty, just the way we like them! A tube of refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough is the base...


Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

17 reviews

My grandmother made these haystack cookies and gave them to my cousin Vonnie and me when our parents didn't want...

Four-Chip Fudge

27 reviews

I stir up this wonderful creamy fudge every Christmas. My friend Marlene gave me the recipe years ago, and I've...


Peanutty Candy Bars

18 reviews

These chewy, gooey bars surely won't last long. Good thing they're quick and easy to make!—Mary Schmittinger, Colgate, Wisconsin


Sweet & Salty Cranberry Bars

1 review

Studded with cranberries, cashews, chocolate and butterscotch, these dreamy morsels make an irresistible pop-in-your-mouth treat perfect for a holiday dessert...


Dark Chocolate Butterscotch Brownies

6 reviews

My daughters and I love homemade brownies. We experimented with many recipes and finally came up with this family favorite....


Coconut Rocky Road Treats

This recipe was given to me by my sister who has baked these treats for Christmas for many years.—Dawn Supina,...

Maple Cream Bonbons

4 reviews

"My family always smiles when I fix these chocolates," writes Ginny Truwe of Mankato, Minnesota. "They recall the winter when...


Butterscotch-Rum Raisin Treats

2 reviews

I love making rum raisin rice pudding around the holidays. Those flavors inspired this recipe. Crispy rice cereal adds crunch,...


Butterscotch Toffee Cookies

39 reviews

With its big butterscotch and chocolate flavor, my cookie stands out. I like to enjoy it with a glass of...


Mixed Nut Bars

13 reviews

Here's a tasty treat that is a wonderful time-saver. No matter where I take these bars, no one can eat...