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    Honey-Kissed Savory Shortbread Crackers

    It may seem like a lot of work to make homemade crackers. However, after you’ve tasted these sweet and savory crackers, I think you’ll admit that it’s worth every minute. They’re crispy, cheesy, salty and have a lovely honey finish. They are basically cracker perfection. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

    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...


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    Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

    7 reviews

    These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


    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...


    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...


    Oma’s Marzipan Stollen

    3 reviews

    My German grandma made this stollen for us when we were young. I love its homey taste and how it...


    Roasted Asparagus Risotto

    1 review

    This recipe's wow factor makes it perfect for special occasions. To save time, the asparagus and prosciutto can be roasting...


    Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

    I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...

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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...


    Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

    10 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

    6 reviews

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


    Roasted Potatoes & Onions with Wilted Greens

    I'm usually not a fan of side dishes because I find them boring and bland, but a necessary evil in...


    Unicorn Manes

    1 review

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

    Rich and Creamy Twice-Baked Potatoes

    1 review

    My mom, Lynda, is a marvelous cook. I’m proud to say she taught me everything she knows, especially during my...


    Ham Omelet Brunch Roll

    1 review

    For over 30 years we have hosted a New Years Breakfast for family and friends. The main attraction for years...


    Baked Maple Butter Twists

    5 reviews

    Meet the Cook: Back almost 30 years ago, when I was an Indiana farmer's daughter and a 4-H'er, this won...


    Feta-Olive Tartlets

    When the occasion calls for easy but elegant party starters, rely on ready-made phyllo tart shells. They’re easy to fill...


    Oven-Roasted Green Beans

    2 reviews

    Your family will love this versatile side dish. Toss in wax beans with the green beans for variety. Or add...


    Garlic-Herb Cornish Hens

    I grow basil and mint in my garden and love stepping outside to pick what I need for this recipe....


    Creamy Chocolate Fudge

    Is there anything more decadent than chocolate fudge? You can make this treat and keep it in your freezer until...


    Almond Cream Spritz

    11 reviews

    Love spritz cookies at Christmastime? Try this version featuring almond-flavored dough. Sprinkle them with colored sugar for the holidays or...

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    Lemon & Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

    12 reviews

    Lemon and rosemary make these luscious treats a sweet surprise for a few friends. —Malorie Harris, Wildomar, California


    Pork Roast with Apricot-Rice Stuffing

    2 reviews

    Guests rave when I put this impressive pork roast on the table. Bake the extra stuffing separately and serve it...


    Cumin-Roasted Carrots

    2 reviews

    Carrots make a super side—big on flavor and a breeze to cook. Plus, I can actually get my husband to...


    Goat Cheese Mushrooms

    3 reviews

    Stuffed mushrooms are superstars in the hot appetizer category. I use baby portobello mushrooms and load them with creamy goat...


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    Easy Apple Danish

    2 reviews

    This dough should be refrigerated for at least 2 hours. I often prepare it the night before and bake the...


    Sweet Almond Twists

    1 review

    These delicate almond pastries make lovely light-as-air accompaniments for coffee, tea or cocoa. Your guests will never guess the recipe...