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Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Craving a childhood classic? These sugar-free chocolate chip cookies will bring you all the comfort and joy you remember. Savor the crisp, lightly browned edges or dunk in a tall glass of cold milk. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Cherry Fudge Truffle Coconut Cheesecake

3 reviews

Cherries and chocolate come together in this dazzling coconut cheesecake. It's a holiday showstopper! —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota


Lamington Roulade

1 review

I am a teacher born in Australia who came to the United States seven years ago via a teacher exchange...


Chocolate Monster Cookies

2 reviews

My four grandsons started attending "Grandma's Cooking School" when they were as young as 4. These easy monster cookies are...


Macadamia-Coconut Candy Clusters

1 review

These are super easy to make. They are great to make for bake sales,teacher gifts or on candy platters. They...

Coconut Almond Candy

The secret ingredient in this homemade candy is a true surprise—no one tasting these delicious morsels will guess what’s in...


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...

German Chocolate Lazy Daisy Cake

Traditional German chocolate cake gets a whole new spin with this inventive version that's finished off under the high heat...


Coconut-Almond Cookie Bark

1 review

As kids, my friends and I sandwiched Almond Joys between cookies. For our high school reunion, I re-created the idea...


Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

18 reviews

Here is a delicious twist on traditional chocolate chip cookies. They're great for coconut lovers, textured by the coconut and...


German Chocolate Tassies

My son and I love chocolate, so I made this brownie-like recipe to satisfy any chocolate lover. The pecans add...

Cherry-Coconut Chocolate Torte

This torte reminds me of two favorite treats: chocolate covered cherries and old-fashioned Cherry Mash candy bars. —Dian Hicks Carlson,...


Maine Potato Candy

8 reviews

Years ago, folks in Maine ate potatoes daily and used leftovers in bread, doughnuts and other dishes. This potato candy...


Calgary Nanaimo Bars

23 reviews

This version of Nanaimo bars may claim roots in Alberta, but the original was said to be dreamed up in...


Snowball

8 reviews

I've been making these popular treats for 40 years, much to my family's delight. They look impressive with chocolate and...


Coconut Creme Chocolates

4 reviews

I'm a proud wife, mom of three and grandma of many. I've cooked many things over the years, including these...

German Chocolate Pecan Truffles

My sister-in-law, Jennifer, loves German chocolate. With her in mind, I experimented in the kitchen and came up with nutty...


Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

1 review

I love a soft brittle because the texture is wonderful and different. The flavors in this one remind me of...


Homemade Coconut Brownies

5 reviews

My children and grandchildren are the light of my life. I always try to have homemade cookies or brownies on...


Holiday Truffles

1 review

I like to lavish the chocolate lovers on my list with these sumptuous truffles. They always bring me rave reviews.


Meringue Coconut Bars

8 reviews

Looking for an ooey-gooey bar that's delicious and different? This luscious recipe combines a cookie crust, rich chocolate layer and...


Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

My husband adores coconut but not so much cake. When I take this beauty to family potlucks, he gets his...


Toffee Chip Thins

4 reviews

In an attempt to create the "ultimate" cookie, I took the best features from my favorite recipes to create this...


Red Velvet Waffles with Coconut Syrup

1 review

This recipe is special to me because my daughter just loves red velvet cake, and I'm always looking for ways...

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Contest-Winning German Chocolate Pie

32 reviews

Thanksgiving dinner at our house includes an average of 25 guests and a dozen different pies. This one has all...


Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

1 review

My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


Chocolate Cherry Candies

I make these only at Christmastime for family and a few close friends; my family really looks forward to this...


Coconut Almond Bark

My chocolate bark featuring coconut and almonds is a great time-saver when I’m busy but need a treat to share....


Chocolate Coconut Candies

41 reviews

These coconut candy balls disappear just as fast as I put them out. They're a snap to whip up and...


Chocolate Alfajores

Chocolate alfajores, also known as alfajores de chocolate, are a popular South American dessert made of slightly sweetened shortbread cookies...