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    Slow-Cooker Monkey Bread

    1 review

    I often take this slow-cooker monkey bread to church potlucks—children and adults love it! The rum extract is optional. —Lisa Leaper, Worthington, Ohio

    Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

    1 review

    I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


    Peppermint Milkshakes

    Rich ice cream and refreshing peppermint make this peppermint milkshake recipe a special treat, especially during the holidays. For a...


    Christmas M&M’s Cookies

    2 reviews

    These M&M Christmas cookies make any cookie platter feel festive. Swap in pastel M&M's for Easter and orange and brown...


    Yoda Soda

    It takes only three ingredients to create this jazzed-up Yoda soda punch. Instead of vanilla ice cream, try it with...

    Stovetop Hot Chocolate

    1 review

    My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it...


    Air-Fryer Puff Pastry Danishes

    1 review

    These simple jam-filled pastries are perfect for a holiday brunch spread. They were my dad's favorite, so the recipe will...

    Snowman Oreo Balls

    4 reviews

    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...


    Tiramisu Cookies

    2 reviews

    These tiramisu cookies bring out the delicious flavors of tiramisu, sandwich-style. Pack these treats in a decorative container for an...


    Easy Scottish Shortbread

    1 review

    These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one!...


    Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

    2 reviews

    Even without butter or eggs, these vegan peanut butter cookies are still soft and chewy. No one will be able...

    Apple Pie Ricotta Waffles

    2 reviews

    I had apples and ricotta cheese to use up, so instead of making a pie I decided to do something...


    Pressure-Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce

    Homemade applesauce is a breeze in an electric pressure cooker. A few minutes of prep and a short cook time...


    Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

    1 review

    Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...


    Honey Walnut Delights

    3 reviews

    Even after being frozen, these no-fail cookies stay moist and taste freshly baked. They are among my best holiday giveaway...


    Caramel Chex Mix

    2 reviews

    This wonderfully crunchy snack is loaded with cereal, pretzels and nuts—and coated with a not-too-sweet brown sugar mixture. Package this...

    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...


    The Most Indulgent Treat You’ll Make This Holiday Season

    Everyone has fun eating food on a stick. And when it's a decadent dessert, it's even better.


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    Snow Globe Keepsake Cookies

    Make holiday magic! These extra-special ornaments are totally customizable—each filled with a little snowfall of edible sprinkles. Let it snow...


    Christmas Morning Sweet Rolls

    1 review

    These make-ahead rolls have been a holiday tradition for years. The eggnog in the frosting makes them extra special on...


    Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

    This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...


    Sticky Cinnamon-Sugar Monkey Bread

    9 reviews

    You can do all the prep work for this monkey bread the night before. I prepare the dough pieces and...


    Cinnamon Roll Casserole

    3 reviews

    Because we love cinnamon rolls, I created a slow-cooker recipe to make for a weekend breakfast or brunch. This is...


    Homemade Pear Honey

    2 reviews

    Pear honey is an old recipe that's been passed down through families. We especially like it with hot biscuits and...

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    Vermont Maple Cookies

    15 reviews

    I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

    We were snowed in one Christmas and couldn't get to the store to buy cookies for Santa. My daughter and...


    Butter Pound Cake

    1 review

    Whether garnished with fresh berries and sprigs of rosemary or just served plain, this rich cake is fabulous. It bakes...


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    Reindeer Cake

    Whether you turn this cake into a reindeer or decorate it with your own creative vision, it’s a three-layer stunner...


    Favorite Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

    39 reviews

    I serve these yummy frosted rolls warm from the oven as a Christmas morning treat at our house. Even if...


    Santa Claus Cookies

    13 reviews

    Store-bought peanut butter sandwich cookies become jolly Santas with white chocolate, colored sugar, mini chips and red-hot candies. —Mary Kaufenberg,...