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Potluck Desserts

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Writes Kim Stoller of Smithville, Ohio, "When I make these bars for lunches and snacks, they're gone in a jiffy!"
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Chewy Peanut Butter Blondies

Chewy Peanut Butter Blondies

Chewy Peanut Butter Blondies

I've prepared lots of pies, cookies, bars and cakes to share at family gatherings and church potlucks. These chewy brownies are one of my favorite treats.—Nick Welty, Smithville, Ohio

Jack-o'-Lantern Cake

Jack-o'-Lantern Cake

Jack-o'-Lantern Cake

I pieced two fluted tube pan cakes together to make this gap-toothed grinner that will make the best-ever centerpiece at your Halloween party. —Julianne Johnson, Grove City, Minnesota

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

This moist and tender pecan upside-down cake is packed with pecans and sweetness. Although still not a "light" dessert, it has nearly a third fewer calories and 43 percent less fat than the original! —Mae Johnson, De Ridder, Louisiana
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dessert

Drizzled with melted chocolate, this frosty family favorite from Carol Marnach in Sioux Falls, South Dakota couldn’t be much easier to prepare. "My husband and three sons love it so much that we even use our grill to make it on camping trips—or during the hot summer months when I don’t like turning on the oven," she says.

Lemon Sheet Cake

Lemon Sheet Cake

Lemon Sheet Cake

Lemon pie filling lends a splash of citrus flavor to convenient cake mix, and a rich cream cheese frosting gives it sweetness. My family likes this cake cold, so I cut it into squares and freeze before serving. —Alyce Dubisar, North Bend, Oregon

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

This came from my grandmother, whose family owned a bakery. My grandmother's was the full-fat version and I didn’t want to mess with perfection too much, so I only made a few healthier substitutions. It's sweet, lemony and light, and we occasionally slice fresh strawberries over the top. —Nancy Brown, Dahinda, Illinois

Cranberry Date Bars

Cranberry Date Bars

Cranberry Date Bars

I first discovered this recipe at Christmas a couple years ago, but it's a great way to use frozen cranberries throughout the year. I help out at the elementary school our three sons attend and am active at our church. It seems I'm always baking a batch of these moist bars for some event. -Bonnie Nieter, Warsaw, Indiana

Make-Ahead S'mores

Make-Ahead S'mores

Make-Ahead S'mores

These s'mores are perfect little desserts to keep on hand for when unexpected company drops by. —Anne Sherman, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Vanilla Meringue Cookies

This meringue cookie is light, airy morsels and the perfect fat-free treat to really beat a sweets craving. —Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Chocolate, toffee and espresso make a mouthwatering concoction. The yummy sweets are perfect for any party or gathering. Make plenty, they'll go fast! —Brenda Melanin, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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