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Cornish Pasties

7 reviews

My Great-Aunt Gladys was from a small mining town in England where pasties were popular. I loved to watch her craft each Cornish pasty, as she made them in different sizes depending on who was eating. Serve with a green salad to make a wonderful meal. —Verna Hainer, Pueblo, Colorado

Contest-Winning Butter Pecan Ice Cream

15 reviews

This rich buttery ice cream sure beats store-bought versions. And with its pretty color and plentiful pecan crunch, it's nice...


Cappuccino Brownies

15 reviews

There’s something magical in coffee that intensifies the flavor of chocolate. These three-layer wonders freeze well, but somehow most of...


Pecan Tassies

17 reviews

These tarts are very good for parties and special occasions. You'll probably want to double the recipe, because they'll disappear...


Homemade Pierogi

17 reviews

Pierogi, dumplings stuffed with a filling, make for a wonderful change-of-pace side dish. —Diane Gawrys, Manchester, Tennessee

Vanilla-Butter Sugar Cookies

32 reviews

These are one of my favorite cookies to bake for Christmas. The dough recipe is versatile and you can use...


Maple Peanut Butter Pie

3 reviews

Maple nut goodies have been a favorite candy of mine since I was a child, and I think the flavors...

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

3 reviews

We have a cow, so homemade ice cream is a regular dessert in our household. This creamy mint chocolate chip...