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A creamy ricotta-vanilla "custard" cuts calories and boosts calcium in this light take on an English classic. —Merwyn Garbini, Tucson, Arizona
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Almond Ice Cream Cups

Almond Ice Cream Cups

Almond Ice Cream Cups

For dessert, these dessert cups can't be beat. The recipe is a fun and delicious way to dress up plain vanilla ice cream.—Maribeth Edwards, Follansbee, West Virginia

Outrageous Peanut Butter Sauce

Outrageous Peanut Butter Sauce

Outrageous Peanut Butter Sauce

I developed this thick and creamy sauce in an attempt to re-create a peanut butter topping we had at a restaurant. Served over any kind of ice cream, it's to die for! —Mary Long, Amherst, Virginia

Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

You'll love how well this strawberry rhubarb sauce goes with pancakes. It's a fresh from the farmers market favorite! —Mia Werner, Waukegan, Illinois
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Very Berry Parfaits

Very Berry Parfaits

Very Berry Parfaits

"When I asked drop-in company to stay for dinner, I happened to have all the ingredients on hand to create this elegant layered berry treat," recalls Andree Garrett Of Plymouth, Michigan. "Everyone thought this low-sugar dessert was yummy and refreshing.

Icy Summer Treats Dessert

Icy Summer Treats Dessert

Icy Summer Treats Dessert

You won't break a sweat fixing these easy chillers! The frozen snack, made from fruity gelatin and powdered soft drink mix, can be whipped up in no time, according to Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. "Youngsters just love them. I know ours did when they were little," she adds. "And though the kids are grown, they still request the treats when they visit."

Fruity Sherbet Dessert

Fruity Sherbet Dessert

Fruity Sherbet Dessert

"Simple and refreshing, this dressed-up sherbet is a real treat in the heat of summer," assures Rhonda Robertson of Casper, Wyoming. "I often serve it on special occasions, too, and in late winter, when everyone's eager for spring. With only four ingredients, it's a breeze to make."

Apple Graham Dessert

Apple Graham Dessert

Apple Graham Dessert

MY favorite after-school snack was applesauce with graham crackers. I started cooking and baking when I was a very young child, and as far as I can remember, this cake was my creation. -Rita Ferro, Alameda, California

Frozen Lime Cake

Frozen Lime Cake

Frozen Lime Cake

Block parties, cookouts or anytime you need a supercool dessert, we’ve got just the thing. The crust is a snap, and the ice cream and sherbet layers are delish. Everyone loves this! —Kathy Gillogly, Sun City, California

Apple Dessert Sauce

Apple Dessert Sauce

Apple Dessert Sauce

Purchased pound cake gets dressy with this quick and creamy sauce. “It's so easy, even kids can make this!” —Jacqueline Graves, Cumming, Georgia

Peanut Clusters

Peanut Clusters

Peanut Clusters

"My husband, Greg, likes to mix up these treats with the kids," says field editor Deb Darr of Falls City, Oregon.

Quick Coconut Cream Pie

Quick Coconut Cream Pie

Quick Coconut Cream Pie

I've found a way to make coconut cream pie without a lot of fuss and still get terrific flavor. Using a convenient purchased crust, instant pudding and frozen whipped topping, I can enjoy an old-time dessert even when time is short.
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