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Christmas Dessert Recipes

The Cutest Snowmen Cookies

No Comments | Written on December 4, 2016 at 10:45 am , by

It’s getting chilly outside and it’s not Christmas without making a few snowmen. It’s time to get ready for the holidays and where we’re from we still don’t have snow! What a bummer, (but not really). But that’s okay, this year we’re bringing you a new alternative to your average snow day festivities; Melted Marshmallow Snowmen Cookies!

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Coffee and Chocolate Rice Pudding

2 Comments | Written on December 11, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Feliz Navidad!  If you are looking to add a little south of the border flair to your menu this holiday season, this recipe for Coffee and Chocolate Rice Pudding is for you.

In this unique preparation, coffee is infused into the rice and chocolate takes this creamy dessert to the next level.

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Chocolate Dipped Dried Fruit

No Comments | Written on December 8, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With the holiday season filled with rich and decadent desserts, this recipe is a great option when you want to offer just a small sweet treat at the end of a meal.

Chocolate dipped dried fruit is also a great option for a homemade gift!

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Light Cheesecake with Sugared Cranberries

No Comments | Written on November 18, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

If you want to have your pie (and eat it too!) this holiday season, why not opt for a lighter version of one of your indulgent favorites.

This “Light Cheesecake with Sugared Cranberries” replaces half of the cream cheese in a typical cheesecake and swaps in non-fat Greek yogurt.

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Rum Raisin Sauce

No Comments | Written on November 4, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Mmmm….Rum Raisin Sauce.

This delectable topping is perfect for pancakes, ideal on ice cream and wonderful on waffles!  Have some for dessert or have some for breakfast.  I won’t tell!

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Turkish Candied Pumpkin

1 Comment | Written on October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With winter squash season in full swing, I am always on the lookout for new recipes using pumpkin.  I first tasted this recipe over the summer when I was traveling in Istanbul.  In Turkish it is called “Kabak Tatlisi” but we would recognize it as candied pumpkin!  With only 3 simple ingredients, this dish is definitely one to add to your holiday lineup.

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Mint Molten Chocolate Cakes

1 Comment | Written on January 7, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

The last weekly contest of 2013 was our “Best Holiday Dessert Ever” challenge.  The entries were not only fantastic recipes for Christmas or New Year’s, but really for any celebration all year long!  The winning recipe comes from “LisaKeys64” for her Peppermint Lava Cakes.

I think these decadent mini cakes would be perfect for Valentine’s Day!   (Yes, it is right around the corner!)

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Best Christmas Recipes!

3 Comments | Written on December 24, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Merry Christmas Better Recipes!

We have held several different holiday recipe contests over the past few weeks, and now it is time to announce the winners!   Congratulations to these outstanding home cooks who will receive a $250 prize from Santa for their delicious creations.  If you are staying home today and baking up a storm (I know I am!) these recipes are sure to be a hit.

Winner in our “Best Holiday Cookie Ever” contest:

Chocolate Caramel Turtle Treasures from “BakingMeCrazy!”

Follow this link for the recipe –> http://cookie.betterrecipes.com/chocolate-caramel-turtle-treasures.html

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Simply Delicious Spritz Cookies

2 Comments | Written on December 17, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Our giveaway this week is a “Cookie Press Prize Package” filled with everything you need to bake batches of Spritz Cookies just in time for Christmas!  (Enter here.)

I love these adorable mini cookies because they are not only fun and easy to make, but they are the perfect small treat when you want something special without over indulging.  It can be hard to avoid sweets this time of year, that’s why I created these slimmed-down spritz cookies.  Take a look!

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Cranberry Rum Pie

No Comments | Written on December 19, 2012 at 5:00 am , by

Can you tell I have holiday desserts on my mind this week?  This elegant “Cranberry Rum Pie” is easy to prepare for a family gathering by using a refrigerated pie crust.  I love how festive it looks when garnished with sugared cranberries and mint sprigs.  Plus, who doesn’t enjoy a dash of rum in their dessert!

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