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Macaroon Cherry Pie

"I use homegrown cherries in this bountiful pie with its unique crunchy coconut topping. But I've found that purchased tart cherries yield a dessert that's nearly as delicious. I always bake this pie around Presidents Day or Valentine's Day, but it's popular with my family in any season." —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia

Strawberry Cheesecake

"The creamy texture and lovely look of this strawberry cheesecake always get compliments." —L.C. Herschap, Luling, Texas


Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

"These little cheesecakes make a fun dessert that's just right for cooks who don't have a lot of time for...


Sunny Citrus Cheesecake

"This beautiful layered cheesecake takes a bit longer to make, but the end result is so worth it! Citrus seems...


Angel Food Cake Roll

"There's always room for dessert—especially when it's this eye-catching angel food cake roll. We like strawberry yogurt in the filling,...

Berry-Cream Cookie Snaps

"My mom and I made up this recipe by combining two others. These cute cookies are crispy on the outside...


Strawberry-Rhubarb Ice Pops

"These cool, creamy pops are a deliciously different way to use up the bounty from your rhubarb patch." —Donna Linihan,...

Cherry Pudding Cake

"A cross between a cake and a cobbler, this dessert is a hit whenever I make it to share at...


Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprints

Think red velvet cookies and cakes are pretty but wish they had a bigger flavour? These cute thumbprints are infused...