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    Gluten-Free Brownie Bars

    1 review

    I can't eat dairy or gluten, but these gluten-free brownie bars are a satisfying substitute. The brownies will still seem soft when you pull them from the oven. They are done when the edges look very lightly browned. —Linda Speranza, Buckeye, Arizona

    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    1 review

    These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We...


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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...


    Jamaican Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Creme

    1 review

    I made these for an office party cookie contest—not a crumb was left on the platter! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks,...


    Air-Fryer Peppermint Lava Cakes

    3 reviews

    It never ceases to amaze to see warm chocolate pudding ooze out of the center of this tender chocolate cake....

    Gingerbread Truffles

    I never received compliments on my baking until I brought my gingerbread truffles to a party. Every Christmas, family, friends...


    Decadent Fudge Cake

    7 reviews

    Everyone loves the rich flavor in this decadent cake made with four types of chocolate. —Anna Hogge, Yorktown, Virginia

    Candy-Licious Fudge

    3 reviews

    A no-fuss fudge prepared in the microwave that tastes like a candy bar? It sounds too good to be true,...


    Easy Bourbon Chocolate-Pecan Pie

    2 reviews

    This is my version of my great-grandmother's original pecan pie recipe. You can easily make this pie without the bourbon...


    Salted Dark Chocolate Tart

    When I was little, my grandpa always had a bag of caramels in his truck and a few in his...


    Chocolate Nut Fudge

    2 reviews

    This old-fashioned silky smooth fudge that's dotted with just the right amount of nuts is sure to appeal to sweet...

    Triple Fudge Brownies

    30 reviews

    When you're in a hurry to make dessert, here's a "mix of mixes" that's so convenient and quick. The result...


    White Hot Chocolate

    4 reviews

    Debbi Smith of Crossett, Arkansas says her creamy drink is smooth and soothing with a hint of spice.


    Cranberry-Orange Snack Cake

    This recipe contains so many great holiday flavors, including pecans, orange, and cranberry, without the post-holiday guilt! I also love...


    Chocolate-Caramel Topped Cheesecake

    7 reviews

    We serve this dessert at our house on special occasions. The topping on the cheesecake tastes like turtle candy.


    Double-Drizzled Biscotti

    1 review

    Semisweet and white chocolate drizzles give these biscotti a pretty look. The baking time is shorter than for some biscotti,...

    Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Cheesecake

    8 reviews

    After a co-worker shared a recipe for a great bar cookie, I made it into a cheesecake using my standard...


    Contest-Winning Brown Sugar Angel Food Cake

    Brown sugar makes this moist, tender angel food cake delicious and different. Chunks of chopped toffee give its fluffy frosting...


    Hazelnut Brownie Bombe

    I love making ice cream bombes—they look so elegant yet are incredibly simple to make. —Melissa Millwood, Lyman, South Carolina


    Pretzel Turkey Treats

    Get your kids in the Turkey Day spirit. Have them help you put together these well-seasoned treats. With colorful pretzel-based...


    Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

    21 reviews

    When my fiance first made this chocolate bourbon pecan pie for me, I declared it to be the best pie...


    Chocolate-Apricot Coffee Cake

    My big sister shared this sensational coffee cake recipe with me. The unique combination of flavors in the center swirl...


    Texas Tumbleweeds

    1 review

    Tumbleweeds blow across the roads in some parts of Texas, and I think these cute stacks look like them. I've...


    White Chocolate-Cranberry-Pecan Tart

    1 review

    The first time I tasted my friend's dessert was at a Christmas party that she was having. I got a...

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    Blushing Fruit Tarts with Amaretto Truffle Sauce

    A combination of flavors comes together to create this rich, elegant dessert. Most of the fruits are dried and can...


    Cranberry Chocolate Walnut Pie

    1 review

    For a showstopping holiday pie, I mix cranberries, chocolate and walnuts. A little touch of rum makes it even happier....


    Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Pancakes

    Who can resist a sky-high stack of golden, fluffy pancakes? Pumpkin and chocolate chips take them over the top! —Libby...


    Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

    4 reviews

    I love making this bread in the fall. The aroma is mouthwatering, and the chocolate chips add so much to...


    Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

    2 reviews

    This pie is a treat we've been serving for many years. We have customers who never vary their dessert order...


    Chocolate Mousse with Cranberry Sauce

    A pretty, tart cranberry sauce complements the sweet, fudgy mousse in this outstanding dessert from Barbara Nowakowski of North Tonowanda,...