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Desserts & Sweets

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No-Bake Pineapple Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

This no-bake pie recipe has been passed down for four generations in my family. It has cream cheese, pineapples, cool whip, and a graham cracker crust. It is super easy to make and delicious. It has been a fan favorite everywhere we take it for dessert. It is a holiday tradition for us.

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Aunt Sarah's "The Preacher Is Visiting" Cherry Cake Recipe

Aunt Sarah used to bake this cherry cake whenever the preacher came to visit. It was his favorite!

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How to Make Your Baked Goods Look Uniform

Whether you are baking for the holidays or all year round, this article shares some techniques to make your cookies and brownies more uniform. The extra effort will enhance their eye appeal.

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Fig and Cinnamon Madeleine Recipe

These elegant, pretty, and easy-to-make madeleines have a very nice aromatic flavor from their combination of fig, cinnamon, and hints of cardamom. Wonderfully spongey and deeply satisfying to eat.

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Delicious Raspberry and Blueberry Babka (With Photo Tutorial)

Impress your family and friends with a delicious and beautiful-looking babka. This is a recipe for a raspberry and blueberry babka.

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Is Agave Nectar Bad for You?

Is agave nectar a healthier alternative to sugar? Here’s what you need to know.

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Exploring Butterscotch: Fun History and Five Innovative Recipes

Let’s learn the history of this British confection and 5 fun and innovative recipes.

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Warm and Spicy Pumpkin Custard Cake

Autumn transitions our taste buds from wanting cool and crisp summer treats to the warm and spicy sweets of fall. Pumpkin custard cake delights the senses with the wonderful combination of the season's favorite fruit and the sweet woodsy aroma of cinnamon.

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Deliciously Simple Apple Crisp Recipe

A classic fall dessert made deliciously simple!

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Pumpkin Bars With Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting

This pumpkin bar recipe is easy to follow and perfect for the fall season. Consider adding it to your Thanksgiving dessert table!

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Scrumptious Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake (With Photo Tutorial)

The texture of this chocolate hazelnut cheesecake is smooth, rich, and creamy. The crisp graham cracker crust is the perfect complement!

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The United States of Dessert: From Baked Alaska to Wyoming Apple Pudding

From Alabama to Wyoming, there’s a dessert for every state of the union. Here are 50 different recipes that capture the unique culinary styles in the USA.

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Ooey Gooey S'mores Cookies

These deliciously, moist s'mores cookies are amazing. They are the best of a chocolate chip cookie with the yumminess of a s'more.

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Soft and Chewy Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Soft, chewy, delectable lemon crinkle cookies. Baking notes, tips, and photos included.

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Fragrant Orange Cherry Biscotti With Coconut Recipe

These deliciously fragrant and tasty biscotti combine the wondrous aroma of orange with sweet, mildly tart cherry. Shredded coconut adds the crowning touch.

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Can Brown Sugar Be Frozen?

Have you ever bought a bag or box of brown sugar and wondered whether you can freeze it? This article looks at whether you can freeze this type of sugar and how to do it.

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15 Super Cute Cocomelon Cake Ideas for Girls & Boys

If you are looking for ideas for a Cocomelon-themed cake, you have come to the right place! I've gathered 15 of the most creative and adorable Cocomelon cakes that will surely inspire your next baking project.

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Best 5-Minute White Chocolate Almond Bark Ever!

When I am not traveling or writing, I love to cook and create my own recipes. This recipe for White Chocolate Almond Bark is fabulous and only takes five minutes! I ask you, what is better than a quick and easy recipe that doesn't trash your kitchen? And, I have honestly made this in hotel rooms.

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How to Make the Perfect Buttercream for Cakes and Cupcakes

Tips and tricks from a self-taught baker. Sharing the recipe that turned a fun day of baking into a full-time job!

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Perfectly Light and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

I am always in search of the perfect cookie that is neither too sweet nor too rich. I like a nice light cookie to enjoy with my coffee, and I'm delighted to say that this recipe makes the perfect cookie!

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Mom's Divinity Candy: A Heavenly Delight

When I was young, my mom made candy, fudge, and cookies at the holidays most years. Divinity was always a family favorite. Here's the recipe Mom used to make. Now that I have more time at home, maybe I'll make a batch this year! Why don't you?

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Glutinous Blackberry Lemon Coconut Balls

These aromatic blackberry lemon balls are covered with a coating of shredded coconut, a heady medley of flavors with chewy and crunchy glutinous rice.

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Delectable Blackberry Cinnamon Buns Recipe

These fun and vibrant blackberry cinnamon buns are a treat to eat, particularly great with tea.

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"Stardew Valley" Inspired Blackberry Cobbler (Easy to Make!)

This blackberry cobbler recipe is inspired by the video game "Stardew Valley." It's easy to make, and it doesn't require a lot of prep.

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Browned Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Browned butter adds a richness you will love to the nutty and spicy flavor of these soft and moist oatmeal cookies.

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Quick and Easy Ice Box Cake With Mixed Berries

Sweet layers of cream, graham crackers, and fruit make this a perfect dessert, pretty enough for company but simple enough to throw together when you want something quick.

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Fragrant Blackberry Banana Crème Brûlée Recipe

This vibrant blackberry banana crème brûlée recipe has a wonderfully fragrant and potent taste that marries the phenomenal tropical flavor of bananas with the high sharp notes of blackberries in a soft and silky custard with a delicious hard caramelized sugar top.

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Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies: Basic Recipe for Any Festivity

This is an old recipe that has been in my family for at least three generations. They can be made for any holiday, season, or occasion such as a football party, birthday party, or just because.

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Grey Poupon Ice Cream: Dijon Disaster or Vinegary Victory?

Grey Poupon is an unquestionable icon. Let's explore how it got that way, and if its newest ice cream foray is worth a try.

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How to Make Homemade Kinder Bueno Ice Cream (With a Stand Mixer)

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy homemade ice cream. Try my special Kinder Bueno recipe . . . no ice cream maker required!

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Peaches and Cream Graham Icebox Cake (No-Bake)

This is a must-try no-bake peaches and cream graham icebox cake. An easy-to-prepare dessert in the comfort of your home!

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Maria's Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This article shares the author’s first attempt at replicating her grandmother’s popular recipe.

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Maria's Pecan Pie Recipe

Here is the best pecan pie recipe for your holiday desserts, or for any time you want a treat.

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Decadent Mini Lemon Loaves With Lemon Curd Filling

These mini lemon loaves with lemon curd filling are among the best cakes I have ever made. If you love lemony desserts, you'll absolutely adore these!

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Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats With a Secret Ingredient!

These rainbow Rice Krispie treats are a kid favorite in our house! Chewy, sweet, and full of festive sprinkles to bring a smile to anyone who sees them. These are perfect for a party or get-together. The secret ingredient takes these to the next level!

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Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Dumplings: A Sweet Fall Treat

Apple dumplings are a fall treat in most southern Pennsylvania communities. Fall festivals highlight these tasty desserts with at least one booth serving up this combination of baked apples inside a flaky pie dough. Using a premade dough takes the labor out of making the pastry-wrapped apples.

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Great-Grandmother's Lightning Layer Cake Recipe

Great-Grandmother Sistrunk enjoyed baking for her family and the community where they lived in Florida. Her notes date this recipe to 1900.

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No-Bake Fruit Cocktail Graham Layer Cake

Try this simple no-bake fruit cocktail graham layer cake at home. It's so easy to prepare!

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Aunt Sally’s Coca-Cola Macadamia Nut Salad Recipe

Aunt Sally was brilliant in the kitchen. This was one of her special dessert recipes. If we had a time machine, my sisters, cousins, and I could visit all our wonderful, talented relatives and watch them create. If only we had one!

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Lelia's Pound Cake Recipe

My mama, Leila, taught me how to make this delicious pound cake when I was 10 years old. It is so moist it melts in your mouth. Bon appetit!

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1911 Divinity Cake Recipe

This divinity cake comes from my Great-Grandmother Sistrunk. She made it for special events, and the recipe was passed down through the generations.

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Peach Cobbler in a Slow Cooker Recipe

This peach cobbler is quick and easy, not to mention delicious.

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Recipe for Delicious Chocolate Cake With Floral Tea Notes

This chocolate cake is soft and smooth, and the tea boosts its overall flavor. It's not as strong as a chocolate espresso cake, but it does have a distinct mature flavor. I recommend this cake for anniversaries.

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Bobbi's Strawberry Surprise Dessert Recipe

I started making this recipe during a summer camping weekend trip. I basically made it up from ingredients left over from a strawberry shortcake dessert. I make up recipes all the time.

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Homemade Personal Apple Pies: The Perfect Anytime Treat

These personal apple pies are a perfect treat for any time!

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Grandmother Knight's Blueberry Bread Pudding Recipe

I loved this recipe so much when I was two years old that my grandmother named it "Bobbi Blue" for me. Everything she cooked was wonderful, but this was one of my top favorites. I would go with her to pick the berries at a neighbor's farm.

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Homemade Glazed Donuts

Make your own delicious glazed donuts for National Donut Day or anytime. These donuts are reminiscent of the iconic Krispy Kreme donuts (but way better!). Grab your ingredients and let's get started.

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Grandmother's Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

During World War II, my grandmother made her pineapple upside-down cake in honor of her only son, who was a POW. This cake was the only one he would eat.

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Aunt Dora's Bread Pudding With Raisins Recipe

My Aunt Dora worked two jobs, but she still loved to bake and prepare healthy meals for her family. She lived to be 92 years old. She was like a second mother me and my sisters.

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Grandmother Knight's English Fruitcake Recipe

My grandmother made this fruitcake every year until she was no longer able. So, I became her hands as she told me what to do. We made it together.