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    Pumpkin Cannoli Cake Roll

    My family has been serving this pumpkin roll every Christmas Eve for as long as I can remember. This last Christmas was no exception. Traditions are so heartwarming. This cake is not too sweet—the perfect ending to a special dinner. —Carolyn Rockwell, Milwaukie, Oregon

    Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

    I am a pecan pie lover...this is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden...


    Layered Princess Cake

    This magical princess cake will make any party feel special. Whether you're having a birthday party, princess party or baby...


    Andes Mint Cookies

    1 review

    Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of...


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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    10 reviews

    I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...

    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Brownies

    4 reviews

    Everyone loves these peanut butter chocolate chip brownies. It's hard to eat just one! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee,...


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    Chocolate Chess Pie

    2 reviews

    This is one of my mother's go-to recipes. It's a yummy spin on classic chocolate chess pie. — Ann Dickens,...

    Giant Buckeye Cookie

    12 reviews

    I’m from Ohio, and we love our buckeye candy! Buckeyes are a delicious combination of peanut butter and chocolate, which...


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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...


    S’mores Brownies

    4 reviews

    My family simply adores my daughter's fudgy s'mores brownies. The cinnamon graham cracker crust and the dark chocolate brownies bring...


    Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    5 reviews

    It was so fun to experiment with this brownie recipe. When my daughter tasted the final version, she told me...

    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,...


    Sea Salt Mint White Mocha Cookies

    2 reviews

    This recipe came from my mom's Grandma Alice, who taught her how to bake. Grandma Alice always had a fresh...


    Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

    4 reviews

    Put a stack of these beauties out at a potluck and you'll find only crumbs on your platter when it's...


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    Chocolate Comfort Cake

    29 reviews

    This moist and delicious chocolate cake is usually the first dessert to go. People even eat the crumbs. It’s always...


    Copycat Berger Cookies

    3 reviews

    After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...

    Vermont Maple Cookies

    15 reviews

    I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...


    Unicorn Manes

    2 reviews

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


    Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

    16 reviews

    Of all the recipes in my repertoire, I knew my Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies would have the best shot of...


    Chocolaty Nanaimo Bars

    8 reviews

    If a pastry could be a friend, the Nanaimo bar would be my BFF. This version won Cookie of the...


    Toffee Cheesecake Pops

    Goodbye, sticky fingers! Everyone adores food on a stick, and these cute pops combine that novelty with the fabulous flavors...


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    Fudge Puddles

    33 reviews

    I was inspired to make these cookies last year when we stopped for a snack while Christmas shopping. I changed...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Pizza

    7 reviews

    This is probably the most unusual "pizza" you'll ever see! It's a great dessert for kids, although adults snap it...


    Contest-Winning German Chocolate Cream Pie

    15 reviews

    I've won quite a few awards in recipe contests over the past 10 years, and I was delighted that this...

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    Chocolate Maple Bars

    4 reviews

    My family runs a maple syrup operation, and I'm always looking for new ways to incorporate maple syrup into my...


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    Sandy’s Chocolate Cake

    189 reviews

    Years ago, I drove 4-1/2 hours to a cake contest, holding my entry on my lap the whole way. But...


    Chocolate Chai Mini Loaves

    15 reviews

    This bread is irresistible! A friend gets mad when I make it because I give her a loaf and she...


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    Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

    111 reviews

    These soft banana cookies have a cakelike texture and lots of flavor that everyone seem to love. It's one of...


    Chunky Breakfast Cookies

    5 reviews

    Who says cookies aren’t for breakfast? We devour these hearty oatmeal cookies, especially on the run. Add any dried fruits...


    Black Bottom Brandy Bites

    4 reviews

    The idea for these bite-sized tarts started with little chocolate bottles of brandy. For an extra dash of fabulous, I...