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Truffle Cherries

4 reviews

Chocolate is popular at our house, especially during the holidays, so these double chocolate gems never last long! —Anne Drouin, Dunnville, Ontario

Orange Chocolate Meltaways

8 reviews

The terrific combination of chocolate and orange makes these some of the best truffles I've ever had. As holiday gifts,...


Kahlua Dream Bars

3 reviews

I always double this recipe so everyone gets a piece. For a glaze with deeper flavor, use 1 ounce unsweetened...


Decadent Nanaimo Bars

1 review

There are few things as Canadian or as addictive as no-bake Nanaimo bars (named for the town in British Columbia...


Lemon Fudge

28 reviews

It’s hard to believe something this melt-in-your-mouth smooth and delicious can be made with so few ingredients in such little...

Lemon Bark

I wasn't a fan of white chocolate until I made this candy. It's tangy, sweet and creamy all at the...


Heavenly Chocolate Marshmallow Fondue

3 reviews

Guests won’t be able to resist this silky chocolate fondue made extra-special with butterscotch chips, marshmallow creme and coconut. “Bananas...

Chocolate Ganache Tarts

16 reviews

Decadent, chocolate mousse-like filling and a flakey, tender crust make this very special. Be sure to coat hands well with...


Napoleon Cremes

2 reviews

For the annual Christmas open house we host, I set out a buffet with lots of food and candies like...


Chocolaty Nanaimo Bars

8 reviews

If a pastry could be a friend, the Nanaimo bar would be my BFF. This version won Cookie of the...


Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

2 reviews

Baking a fun treat is a must when my four grandchildren come to stay for "grandma camp." Sometimes the grandkids...

White Chocolate-Strawberry Tiramisu

24 reviews

Here's a twist on a classic dessert that highlights another flavor combo my husband and I love: strawberries and white...


Cappuccino Muffins

78 reviews

These are my favorite muffins to serve with a cup of coffee or a tall glass of cold milk. Not...


Surprise Meringues

5 reviews

These crisp, delicate cookies are light as a feather. Mini chocolate chips and chopped nuts are a delightful and yummy...


Chocolate Walnut Crescents

I use a round cookie cutter to form the crescent shapes for these nutty favorites. They're so pretty sprinkled with...


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Malted Chocolate & Stout Layer Cake

7 reviews

If you want a dessert that will take the cake at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, look no further! The...

Cran-Marnier Truffles

Silky smooth chocolate is studded with bits of dried cranberries in these luscious truffles. It is the perfect dessert for...


Raspberry Truffles

6 reviews

As everyone in my neighborhood knows, Christmas is my very favorite time of year. I make many cookies, cakes and...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Fondue

8 reviews

Whenever the family wanted to do a little celebrating over the years, I would make
this fondue. It’s fun...


Triple Chocolate Mousse Torte

4 reviews

When it's too hot to bake something sweet but you're craving chocolate, my chocolaty mousse tart is all you need....


Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

1 review

My favorite hockey team the Boston Bruins inspired these cupcakes. Add a love note on top using a little white...


Chocolate Mocha Dusted Almonds

I love to make recipes with nuts. These are chocolaty with a hint of coffee—elegant and addictive! I give them...