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Ginger S’mores

"I’ve spent a few years perfecting this recipe to get the cookie soft and full of flavor and to balance the marshmallow and chocolate without overpowering the cookie. I think I finally got it where I want it!" —Lynsay Benson, Minnetonka, Minnesota

Ginger Creme Sandwich Cookies

"With a lemony filling, these spiced cookies go over big because they have old-fashioned, comfort-food appeal. Your party guests will...


Cinnamon Roll Macarons

"These macarons are a fall and winter staple for me. Inspired by the classic cinnamon roll, they are a delicious...


Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

"The recipe for these pleasantly spiced pumpkin cookies won a champion ribbon at our local county fair. These are a...


Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

"I am a healthy eater most of the time, but this apple spice cake is worth the splurge! Every year,...

Oma’s Apfelkuchen (Grandma’s Apple Cake)

"My husband’s German family calls this Oma’s apfelkuchen, which translates to 'Grandma’s apple cake.' They’ve been sharing the recipe for...


Zucchini Walnut Cake

"What gardener doesn't have extra zucchini? When it's abundant, I shred and freeze plenty so I have it on hand...


Cranberry Zucchini Wedges

"I try to slip zucchini into as many dishes as possible. These cake wedges have wonderful flavour and a tender...


Rainbow Sherbet Dessert

"Macaroons, pecans and layers of fruity sherbet combine in this beautiful, special dessert. Try garnishing with fresh strawberries and just...


Cinnamon Roll Cherry Cobbler

"Red Hots and canned cherries flavour this memorable dessert from my childhood. I hadn’t had it in years, so when...


Cherry Hand Pies

"There's nothing better than a sweet, from-scratch delight like traditional cherry pie. These precious little hand pies always go fast...


Cream-Filled Cupcakes

"These moist chocolate cupcakes have a fun filling and shiny chocolate frosting that make them different from any other. They...


Chocolate Eclairs

"With creamy filling and fudgy frosting, this chocolate eclair recipe is extra special." —Jessica Campbell, Viola, Wisconsin

Quick Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

"These cookies freeze well, so it's easy to keep some on hand for last-minute munching. In summer, I often make...


Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

"I like using pretty mini muffin liners and topping these homemade peanut butter cups with coloured sprinkles to coordinate with...


Quick Cherry Turnovers

"Refrigerated crescent rolls let you make these fruit-filled pastries in a hurry. My family loves these turnovers for breakfast, but...


Lacy Brandy Snaps

"These cream-filled crisps are the perfect sweet treat. Include them on a holiday cookie platter or serve at the end...


Lemon Curd-Filled Angel Food Cake

"For a sunny angel food cake, we make a filling of mascarpone, cream cheese and lemon curd, and then drizzle...


Layered Strawberry Cream Cake

"I created this dessert one Saturday when my daughter's friends dropped in. It was a hit, and word spread through...


Triple Citrus Scones

"I love the bright and buttery flavour of these tender scones with glaze that soaks in. Serve them with a...


Carrot Cake

"My family's best carrot cake recipe dates back to my great-grandmother! We bake up a few of these carrot cakes...

Tart & Tangy Lemon Tart

"Our family adores lemon desserts. I often make this cheery tart for brunch. For extra-special events, I bake it in...


Maple Walnut Cake

"This maple-flavoured cake with candied walnuts honours my grandpa, who made maple syrup." —Lori Fee, Middlesex, New York


Apricot-Almond Tea Rings

"Apricots and almonds are the perfect pairing in this luscious iced ring. It’s a great breakfast treat to serve the...


Ganache-Topped Chocolate Cake

To say this cake is elegant would be an understatement. It’s worthy of special occasions, but once you learn how...


Cranberry Orange Scones

"Moist and scrumptious, these scones come out perfect every time. I savour the chewy dried cranberries and sweet orange glaze....


Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

"My family always asks for this love-me-tender lemon pound cake. Sometimes, I shake things up and make cupcakes with the...