If you want to eat dessert first, you're in good company (and the right place). Our tempting dessert recipes cover every angle, from light but luscious to no-holds-barred confections, cakes and pies.
Old Fashioned Raisin-Filled Cookies
To prepare filling: Cook raisins and water together for 5 minutes. Add sugar and vinegar. Make a paste of flour and water, stirring until it is…
Seriously Short Chocolate Chip Cookies
These “short” cookies have just the right blend of fat and sugar to melt in your mouth.
Apricot and Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies
Jam, jelly or all-fruit spread will work perfectly in these cookies.
Toini’s Easy Fruitcake
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a Bundt pan, tube pan or 2 9 x 5-inch loaf pans. Line bottoms of pans with waxed paper and…
Ma’s Raisin-Filled Cookies
Preheat oven to 375F. To prepare filling: Combine sugar, butter, hot water, brandy raisins and a dash of salt. Cook over medium heat until thick….
Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Raisins and Cranberries
Place 2 tablespoons butter slices in bottom of slow cooker. Add sweet potatoes and apples. Sprinkle remaining ingredients on top of potatoes and apple slices,…
Green Tomato Raisin Pie
Put tomatoes in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Stir and let stand for 20 minutes. Drain and rinse. If too salty, rinse again. Preheat…
Grandma’s Raisin Pie
Preheat oven to 425F. Place bottom crust in 8-inch pie pan. Boil raisins and 1 3/4 cups of water for 5 minutes. Mix brown sugar,…
Grandma’s Butterscotch Raisin Pie
Preheat oven to 400F. Put washed raisins into medium saucepan with 2 cups water. Cook for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 cup brown sugar and salt. Stir. Mix together…
Rice Pudding with Raisins and Nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350F. Beat eggs. Add sugar, cooked rice, milk and raisins. Stir and pour into glass baking dish. Sprinkle nutmeg on top. Bake…
Double Raisin Pie
Preheat oven to 350F. Mix sour cream and sugar. Add raisins, cranberries and apricots. Fold in beaten eggs. Stir in salt, cinnamon, cloves and vinegar….
A spicy chocolate dessert for Cinco de Mayo by Executive Chef Chris Mortenson of La Condesa in St. Helena, Calif.
Chocolate Raisin Bread
Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Soak raisins in very hot water for about 15 minutes and…