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"This delightful dessert will satisfy a chocolate lover's craving," assures Kristin Dorazio, from Chepachet, Rhode Island. "It's quite simple as well.
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Banana Blueberry Pie

Banana Blueberry Pie

Banana Blueberry Pie

"This light fruity dessert is so simple to prepare," writes Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland. "It makes two, so you have one pie for guests and a second to enjoy the next day."

Nutella-Stuffed Strawberries

Nutella-Stuffed Strawberries

Nutella-Stuffed Strawberries

Gourmet strawberries are pricey to order but easy to make. We serve strawberries with hazelnut spread as a crowd-pleasing appetizer or dessert. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Caramel Pecan Clusters

Caramel Pecan Clusters

Caramel Pecan Clusters

I make lots of candies and I often add a few ingredients or leave some out. My great-nephew, Josh, is my taste-tester, and this recipe is among his favorites. It seems that my snack jar is always going on empty, but this gives me great joy. —Marcille Groenke Minneapolis, Minnesota
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No-Bake Candy Bar Pie

No-Bake Candy Bar Pie

No-Bake Candy Bar Pie

"I've made this no-bake dessert for many occasions because the recipe is so simple and easy to remember," says Sharlie Hanson of Tulsa, Oklahoma. "I freeze the candy bars and use a rolling pin to make crushing them easy."

Butter Pecan Crunch

Butter Pecan Crunch

Butter Pecan Crunch

My mother first tasted this frozen treat decades ago. It's easy but elegant. —Julie Sterchi, Jackson, Missouri

Luscious Lime Angel Squares

Luscious Lime Angel Squares

Luscious Lime Angel Squares

A creamy lime topping turns angel food cake into these yummy squares that are perfect for potlucks or picnics. "You can eat a piece of this light and airy dessert without feeling one bit guilty," notes Beverly Marshall of Orting, Washington. "I adapted this luscious treat from another recipe. It is super-easy to make."

Angel Toffee Dessert

Angel Toffee Dessert

Angel Toffee Dessert

Although this dessert has a light and airy texture, the flavor is undeniably rich. Purchase a prepared angel food cake or, if time allows, bake one from scratch or a boxed mix.

Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Pie

Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Pie

Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Pie

I don't prepare dessert often but this pie is one of the exceptions. Sugar-free pudding, a reduced-fat graham cracker crust and a few other items keep the fat and calories down, but no one guesses that this sweet treat is lighter than other desserts.—Vickie Madrigal, Shreveport, Louisiana

Chocolate Mallow Fondue

Chocolate Mallow Fondue

Chocolate Mallow Fondue

"This sweet velvety chocolate blend makes a wonderful coating for fresh fruit and cake cubes," says field editor June Mullins, Livonia, Missouri.

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

My husband dreamed this recipe up one night using skim milk and a few lighter convenience items. The result was this fluffy rich-tasting dessert that the kids and I request time and again.—Sue Yaeger, Boone, Iowa

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
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