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Martha Washington Candy

"Passed down by my grandmother and mother, this Martha Washington candy recipe is a cherished family tradition. We've even had each grandchild and great-grandchild take a turn stirring the candy mixture!" —Cindi Boger, Ardmore, Alabama

Sugarplum Cake

"Family and friends are surprised to hear this simple cake gets it moist flavour from a jar of baby food....


Tiny Tim’s Plum Pudding

"In A Christmas Carol, everyone claps for plum pudding. Our family has made this pudding our own tradition, and it...


Almond-Filled Stollen

"I’ve been making this during the holiday season for nearly 50 years. When we flew to Alaska one year to...


Marzipan Yule Logs

"For an extra-special treat at Christmastime, I shape these little candies using homemade almond paste. The chocolate-coated logs have cute...

Gingerbread with Fig-Walnut Sauce

"I experimented with aniseed this past holiday season and fell in love with the licorice flavour. It really enhances the...


Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

"Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavour for this colourful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...

Incredible Coconut Cake

"I found this coconut cake recipe in a newspaper many years ago and modified it to suit my taste. This...


Italian Cream Cheese Cake

"Buttermilk makes every bite of this awesome Italian cream cheese cake recipe moist and flavourful. I rely on this recipe...


Holiday Ambrosia Cake

"This is from an old recipe that came to me as a typical fruitcake. I added pineapple, coconut and pineapple...


Best Red Velvet Cake

"It's just not Christmas at our house until this festive cake appears. This is different from other red velvet cake...

Owl Cupcake Tree

"I have been 'cooking' since I was 3 years old. Now I cook for my two teenage sons and bake...


Halloween Witch Cake

If you're looking for an extra-special dessert to serve for Halloween, this witch cake will delight all the ghouls and...


Jack-o’-Lantern Cream Puffs

"These jack-o'-lanterns may look spooky on the outside, but inside is a creamy, sweet treat. The classic flavour of pumpkin...


Scary Eyeballs

"Kids will squeal with delight at the sight of these eyeball treats. But the peanut butter flavour is the best...


Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter & Pretzel Truffles

"Sweet chocolate, creamy peanut butter and salty pretzels create a to-die-for truffle. It’s a little bite of decadence and a...

Candy Bar Fudge

"My manager at work, who knows I like to try new treat recipes, shared this one with me. I've made...


Mini Pumpkin Cakes

"I saw these cute cakes at a local grocery store and decided to make my own version at home. They’re...


Truffle-Filled Cupcakes

"All creatures of All Hallows' Eve are sure to delight in this treat with its unexpected surprise. You can use...


Pumpkin Spice Cutouts

"Through all the years I've been baking, I’ve never come across a pumpkin cookie recipe that you can actually cut...


Pumpkin Ice Cream Roll

"This wonderfully light dessert is our standby at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The hint of pumpkin and the refreshing ice cream...


Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

"I make these flavourful pumpkin cupcakes each Halloween, but they're wonderful year-round." —Amber Butzer, Gladstone, Oregon


Peppermint Patty Sandwich Cookies

"At my annual holiday party, these cookies are a big hit with everyone, especially when I mix festive food colouring...


Coconut Chocolate Slices

"These crispy cookies with a chewy coconut centre travel really well. When my son was in the Army, I often...

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Thumbprints

"When I dig out my best cookie recipes, I'm reminded of baking with my children when they were little. These...


Caramel Tassies

"These buttery, smooth caramel tassies make a nice addition to a dessert tray. These are one of my family's favourites."...


Sour Candy Cupcakes

"If you love the pucker of sour candies, then these sour candy cupcakes will be right up your alley. The...


Baked French Toast

"Any day is special when Mom makes one of her French toast recipes, like this do-ahead baked version." —Jill Baughman,...


Maple Pumpkin Pie

"Tired of traditional pumpkin pie? The maple syrup in this special pie provides a subtle but terrific enhancer." —Lisa Varner,...


Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts

"It's hard to believe that just five ingredients and a few minutes of preparation can result in these delicate and...