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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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    18 Artisan Ice Cream Brands You Need to Try This Summer

    Get ready to find your new favorite ice cream. Our picks for the best ice cream brands include unique flavors, fun products and allergy-free options.

    Tebow’s Special Ice Cream Pie

    10 reviews

    You'll want to thank Tim Tebow's mom, Pam Tebow, for sharing this special family dessert recipe: Peanut butter ice cream...


    Guinness Float

    2 reviews

    That very first sip of a Guinness is what inspired this quick and easy dessert. The rich, creamy foam that...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Shakes

    1 review

    These rich chocolate peanut butter shakes will make you feel as if you're sitting in a 1950s soda fountain. Make...


    Strawberry Crunch Ice Cream Cake

    3 reviews

    While growing up, I loved treats from the ice cream truck that rolled through my neighborhood. This ice cream cake...

    Fried Ice Cream Dessert Bars

    18 reviews

    Fried ice cream is such a delicious treat, but it can be a hassle to make individual servings. This recipe...


    No-Fry Fried Ice Cream

    This ice cream has a crispy cinnamon coating just like the fried ice cream served at Mexican restaurants, but minus...

    Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches

    When it comes to making an ice cream sandwich, not all gingerbread men are created equal. Some are too crispy;...


    Mexican Ice Cream

    12 reviews

    I made this ice cream for my grandma and her friends, and they were delighted. This simple, fun dessert is...


    Ice Cream Bread

    26 reviews

    Ice cream gets a whole new use in this tender bread recipe that I pared down to serve two. Be...


    Makeover Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Milk Shake

    2 reviews

    I’m not a big sweets person, but I’ll slurp down a milk shake from Steak ‘n Shake any day! —Sarah...

    Italian Horn Cookies

    9 reviews

    My family has been making these delicate fruit-filled cookies for generations. They’re light and flaky, with the look of an...


    Hazelnut Brownie Bombe

    I love making ice cream bombes—they look so elegant yet are incredibly simple to make. —Melissa Millwood, Lyman, South Carolina


    Caramel-Coffee Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Coffee lends grown-up appeal to this sweet combo of caramel, chocolate and ice cream from our Test Kitchen. The special-tasting...


    Banana Split Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Enjoy a banana split without the spoon! We captured the flavors of this popular sundae, serving it up sandwich-style. —Taste...


    Ice Cream Party Roll

    4 reviews

    This tempting take on the much-loved cake roll features a from-scratch chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream and a layer of...

    Chocolate Ice Cream Pie

    2 reviews

    "I keep the ingredients for these frosty chocolate pies on hand during the summer," writes Wendy Bognar of Sparks, Nevada....


    Snickerdoodle Sundaes

    2 reviews

    For dessert on the double, Melissa Van Bramer’s luscious Snickerdoodle Sundaes can’t be beat. She whipped up the easy caramel-topped...


    Cornflake Fried Ice Cream

    1 review

    Make this Mexican restaurant-style dessert at home! Drizzle hot fudge or caramel on top of this crunchy, creamy frozen treat....


    Cherry Bombs

    You'll win praise for these clever cherry bombs. Serve them for a special occasion with a knife and dessert spoon....


    Candy Bar Ice Cream Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    Our Test Kitchen uses candy bar ice cream, chocolate topping and brownie to create an out-of-this-world dessert in minutes! With...


    Double Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Chocolate and peanut butter…need we say more? These delectable bars from our Test Kitchen are dipped in a creamy candy...


    S’more Ice Cream Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    This cool ice cream sandwich treat delivers the same classic taste of a toasty s'more, but you don't need a...


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    Chocolate Peanut Crunch Ice Cream Cake

    “No one is ever too full to sample a bite of this simple but impressive ice cream cake at family...


    Not-Fried Ice Cream Cake

    3 reviews

    We created this ice cream cake to mimic the popular dessert in many Mexican restaurants without the deep frying. It’s...

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    Toffee-Crunch Coffee Sundaes

    This fast, flavorful, foolproof fudge sauce made in the microwave has a secret ingredient: coffee ice cream. I created it...


    Swiss Swirl Ice Cream Cake

    8 reviews

    With cake rolls, ice cream and hot fudge, this dessert suits anyone with a sweet tooth. Family and friends get...


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    Raspberry Ice Cream Delight

    7 reviews

    This gorgeous make-ahead dessert is a light, refreshing ending to a summer meal. I first made it for my aunt's...


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    Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

    Strawberries, pound cake and marshmallow creme combine in this scrumptious sweet. Serve it as a snack or make it your...


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    Toffee Coffee Ice Cream

    Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Try this perky ice cream with almonds, toffee and miniature marshmallows. It’ll make the rest of...


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    Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

    When Crafting Traditions staffers saw the enticing cake recipe Gloria shared recently, they excitedly added it to our sweet gathering...