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    London Fog Ice Cream

    2 reviews

    I took one of my favorite coffee shop beverages and turned it into this elegant London fog ice cream. For a star dessert, serve it with lemon sandwich cookies or in a simple glass rimmed with sugar, lavender and lemon zest. —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota

    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...


    Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

    1 review

    This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


    Apricot Mud Hen Cake Bars

    10 reviews

    These mud hen bars have been in my family for generations. My maternal grandmother gave this recipe to my mother,...


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    Bread Pudding Pie

    4 reviews

    This unique dessert is a bread pudding-pie combo. It was created by my paternal grandmother's family. They had a farm...

    Peanut Butter Cookie In A Mug

    2 reviews

    This peanut butter cookie in a mug is perfect for when you have a sweet tooth but don't want to...


    No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

    1 review

    I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake...


    Orange and Pear Upside-Down Cake

    1 review

    I love cooking with my cast-iron skillet, whether it's to make a main dish or dessert. This upside-down cake is...


    Skillet Stout Brownies

    These stout brownies are so rich and fudgy. I love how quickly they come together. They're perfect for a busy...


    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...


    Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

    After making some delicious dessert bars, I was determined to turn the recipe into a chocolate peppermint cheesecake. This festive...


    Bacon-Peanut Butter Cornbread Muffins

    7 reviews

    My family just can't get enough bacon and peanut butter, so I created these quick and easy cornbread muffins using...


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    Santa’s Elf Cookies

    These rosy-cheeked elf cookies will make a showstopping addition to your holiday cookie tray. Or set them atop cupcakes for...

    Cinnamon Twirl Cookies

    9 reviews

    These rolled cookies are tasty and fun to make with your family. The sugary mixture of walnuts and cinnamon is...


    Olive Oil Cake

    3 reviews

    A good olive oil cake isn't overly sweet, so it can just as easily be a breakfast treat or an...


    Hot Chocolate Cookies

    6 reviews

    Using hot chocolate mix and marshmallow bits in the cookie dough really makes these cookies taste like hot cocoa. —Lisa...


    Double Chocolate Espresso Pound Cake

    2 reviews

    Two of my biggest loves in life—chocolate and coffee—come together in this velvety pound cake. Grate some extra chocolate on...


    Peppermint Chocolate Almond Crisps

    1 review

    Peppermint, chocolate, lemon and almonds give these cookies a delightful holiday flavor. My husband's office staff love these cookies, and...


    Creamy Coconut Peppermint Pie

    Garnished with toasted coconut and more peppermint candy, this creamy dessert welcomes the holidays! Look for premade shortbread crusts in...


    Pumpkin Sage Beurre Noisette Cookies

    1 review

    In a world of pumpkin spice flavor, these fluffy cookies are my top choice. The infusion of fresh sage gives...


    Slow-Cooker Cherry Pear Buckle

    1 review

    I added pears to my cherry cobbler recipe to create this delightful slow-cooked buckle. You could also add fresh summer...

    Pumpkin Pie Kit

    When my husband, Randy, was deployed in Afghanistan, I sent him the ingredients to make this easy pumpkin pie recipe....


    Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Flans

    This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to...


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    Maple-Apple Clafouti

    5 reviews

    This fruit pudding could not be easier to make! A traditional comfort food in France, it is often made with...


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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...


    Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

    6 reviews

    I have rheumatoid arthritis and I follow a special diet to help manage the symptoms. This pudding is simple to...


    Orange Cornmeal Cake

    1 review

    This cake bakes up tender and light with a subtle orange taste. It tastes rich but is comparatively low in...