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    Orange Sweet Rolls

    This orange sweet rolls recipe is so dependable—I make it a lot during the holidays because it’s quick and delicious. And there are never any leftovers! —Angela Sheridan, Opdyke, Illinois

    Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

    I am a pecan pie lover...this is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden...


    Grandma’s Oatmeal Bars

    While I was growing up, I enjoyed my grandma's oatmeal bars every Christmas. This recipe reminds me of her and...


    Cinnamon Rolls with Cookie Butter Filling

    I created this recipe when I had a jar of cookie butter on hand and I was craving cinnamon rolls....


    Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

    1 review

    These moist, cakelike muffins with heaps of crumb topping are to die for! They're wonderful for company, entertaining, brunch or...

    Tahitian Breakfast Treats

    2 reviews

    This is a healthy take on the Tahitian coconut breakfast treat called firi firi, which is typically fried. My version...


    Cast-Iron White Chocolate Tart

    This decadent dessert is worth every calorie. If you aren't a fan of citrus, leave out the orange flavoring and...

    Bread Pudding Pie

    4 reviews

    This unique dessert is a bread pudding-pie combo. It was created by my paternal grandmother's family. They had a farm...


    Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

    1 review

    Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...


    French Butter Cookies

    The Brittany region of France is known for its use of butter. These French butter cookies, also known as sable...


    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...

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    Chocolate Babka

    10 reviews

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...


    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!...


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    Stamped Cutout Cookies

    Rich, buttery sugar cookie cutouts like these never last long at a party. They're one of my favorite homemade Christmas...


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    Marbled Meringue Hearts

    5 reviews

    Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for...


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    Chocolate Comfort Cake

    29 reviews

    This moist and delicious chocolate cake is usually the first dessert to go. People even eat the crumbs. It’s always...

    Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

    11 reviews

    The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe, then decided to use...


    Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

    7 reviews

    Carrot cake is a family favorite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...


    Nutella Banana Cream Pie

    1 review

    Here’s a banana cream pie with a little Italian flair. The chocolate and hazelnut
    go well with the banana,...


    Unicorn Manes

    2 reviews

    Everyone loves a classic shortbread cookie. Make each cookie magical with a quick dip into melted baking chips and rainbow-colored...


    Mom’s Citrus Buttermilk Cake

    6 reviews

    Everyone raves over this lovely lemon cake. It's divine with fresh raspberries and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. —Joan...


    Honey-Coconut Sticky Buns

    2 reviews

    Thanks to a friend, I got my hands on this easy recipe for sticky buns and tweaked it. Sprinkle them...


    Overnight Rolls

    6 reviews

    I'm pleased to share the recipe for these light and tender rolls, which I've made for 25 years. I once...


    Bacon & Cheese Filled Loaves

    When I entered this bread for a Los Angeles County Fair contest...and I won third place! The braided, soft bread...

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    Onion French Bread Loaves

    3 reviews

    Since I love variety in my cooking, I tried adding dried minced onion to my usual recipe in attempts to...


    Gingersnap Cream Cookie Cups

    Whole wheat flour gives a rustic look to little tassies that are big on flavor. The velvety, rich filling is...


    Raspberry Lemon Cake

    26 reviews

    Want a change from chocolate cake? Try this elegant lemon cake...it's packed with refreshing lemon flavor, from the cake to...


    Lime & Gin Coconut Macaroons

    14 reviews

    I took these lime and coconut macaroons to our annual cookie exchange, where we name a queen. I won the...


    Pecan Puffs

    1 review

    I just had to share my mom's recipe for these drop cookies. The light-as-a-cloud taste is simply heavenly. —Leslie Link-Terry,...


    Tea Cakes

    4 reviews

    I've baked many batches of different cookies through the years, but family and friends tell me these are the best....