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.
New Mexico Biscochitas
Preheat oven to 375F. Cream together lard and 2 cups of the sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add the eggs, anise seeds, and vanilla….
Autumn Pumpkin Doughnuts
Combine the eggs and granulated sugar, and beat until fluffy. Combine the pumpkin, buttermilk, and oil. Beat into the egg mixture. Stir in the flour,…
Chocolate, sour cream brownies iced with rich chocolate icing and sprinkled with chopped walnut pieces.
Chocolate Mint Cookies
Mint-flavored chocolate chips or chopped chocolate-mint candies stud these classic cookies.
Buffalo Chip Cookies
Preheat oven to 350F. In a large mixing bowl, cream margarine and shortening. Add sugars, eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in oats, flour, baking…
Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a Bundt or tube pan and coat with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Mix apples, eggs and oil with an electric mixer. Add…
Boiled Peanut Cake with Sweet Potatoes and Satsuma Tangerine Slices
This cake won the 2005 National Peanut Festival recipe contest.
Pumpkin Molasses Cheesecake
A perfect dessert for your fall table, this cake stars pumpkin and molasses.
Lemon Mascarpone Pudding
For the Pudding Hollow Contest in 2006, Peter Beck of Hawley, Mass., created a rich and creamy mascarpone pudding covered with lemon curd.
Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Cream the shortening, eggs, and sugar with a mixer at medium speed….