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No-Bake Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars

1 review

These chocolate Rice Krispies treats are crowd pleasers! The secret to making them soft and chewy is bringing the sugar mixture just to a boil and then cooking for only one minute. If it boils too long, they tend to be firmer and can become crumbly. —Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Peppermint Milkshakes

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


Pacoca

1 review

Pacoca (Brazilian peanut candy) is an easy treat that has only five ingredients! It's a popular sweet in Brazil, and...


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How to Make the Dreamiest No-Bake Key Lime Cream Pie

Too hot to bake? That's no problem with this Key lime cream pie recipe. See how our Test Kitchen makes...


How to Make No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This simple and delicious dessert is ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes—and you don't even have to turn...

Blackberry Daiquiri Sherbet

The summer I decided to try making sherbet, which is one of my favorites, blackberries were in season in my...


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Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

2 reviews

My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...

Grasshopper Pie

12 reviews

I only need six ingredients to whip up this fluffy and refreshing grasshopper pie. I usually make two of the...


Cream Cheese Candies

14 reviews

These homemade mints make a perfect last-minute addition to holiday treat trays. Pretty much everyone in my neighborhood has this...


No-Bake Christmas Wreath Treats

14 reviews

Cornflakes take the place of traditional rice cereal in these sweet no-bake Christmas cookies from our Test Kitchen. Dressed...


Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake

6 reviews

Everyone searches for grand desserts that have easy ingredients and minimal effort. My lemony ginger icebox cake is the answer....

Pretzel Log Cabin

2 reviews

Longing to live in a log cabin? The house plans on these pages put the next best thing at your...


Toffee-Peach Ice Cream Pie

3 reviews

A sugar cone and brickle crust, fresh peaches and ice cream—you can't go wrong! Top with hot caramel for a...


Favorite Ladyfinger Cheesecake

10 reviews

Raspberry or cherry pie filling gives a festive appearance to this rich no-bake cheesecake that's perfect for Valentine's Day. "This...


Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle

12 reviews

For a dessert that looks as great as it tastes, this one can't be beat! Layers of rich pound cake,...


Christmas Trifle

7 reviews

A flavorful blend of cake, pudding, eggnog and fruit will make folks think you really spent a lot of time...

Frozen Grasshopper Torte

8 reviews

I first made this minty cool torte for a ladies' meeting at our church. I’m still making it, and the...


Layered Lemon Dessert Squares

7 reviews

I found this recipe in an old cookbook and changed it to be extra citrusy. If you’re a fan of...


No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Pie

4 reviews

There's a berried treasure at the bottom of this creamy concoction. You'll not find a fresher finale to a summertime...


Yummy Cracker Snacks

52 reviews

These treats are my family’s favorite. In fact, it seems no matter how many I make, they always disappear too...


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Peanut Butter Chocolate Dessert

137 reviews

The desserts of my dreams have both chocolate and peanut butter. So, when I came up with this rich chocolate...


Raspberry Ice Cream Delight

7 reviews

This gorgeous make-ahead dessert is a light, refreshing ending to a summer meal. I first made it for my aunt's...


Pretzel Dessert

34 reviews

Save both time and money with a big batch of this sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy treat. Any dessert...


Apple Cream Cheese Pie

3 reviews

With just a handful of ingredients and a topping of apples, this smooth and fluffy, cream-cheese pie will put you...

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Gooey Caramel-Topped Gingersnaps

1 review

Making these cookies is therapeutic for me. And they are always quite popular at fundraisers. If you’d like, you can...


Red, White and Blue Dessert

27 reviews

I changed a recipe I found and ended up with this rich, fresh-tasting dessert. Decorated to resemble a flag, it's...


No-Bake Peanut Butter Treats

33 reviews

Perfect for road trips, these peanut butter oatmeal balls won’t stick to your hands. Keep them in the refrigerator for...


Dreamy Fruit Dip

11 reviews

Everyone will love this thick cream cheese fruit dip. Serve it alongside apple wedges, pineapple chunks, strawberries and grapes. —Anna...


Double-Chocolate Toffee Icebox Cake

10 reviews

My mother-in-law taught me that anything tastes good if you use enough chocolate or cream. This no-bake dessert proves she...


Fruit & Almond Bites

With big handfuls of dried apricots and cherries, almonds and pistachios, we make dozens of no-bake treats you can take...