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Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

"I created this recipe based on our family's love of chocolate-dipped ice cream cones. Red heart-shaped sprinkles make them fun...


Red Velvet Jar Cake

"I love to make these red velvet jar cakes for friends, family and teachers. Red velvet is my favourite during...


Mexican Hot Chocolate

"This delicious, not-too-sweet Mexican hot chocolate is richly flavoured with cocoa and delicately seasoned with spices. The whole-stick cinnamon stirrers...


Vanilla Almond Hot Cocoa

"Treat your family to this comforting, homemade cocoa as you decorate the tree or open holiday gifts. Vanilla and almond...


Gingerbread Hot Cocoa

"Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? If not, this special cocoa will do the trick. It’s like drinking a...


Favourite Hot Chocolate

"You need just a few basic ingredients to stir up this spirit-warming sipper. It's smooth and not too sweet, making...


Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

"My mom makes this hot chocolate with pumpkin, spices and white chocolate. We usually drink it on Halloween, but it’s...


Fluffy Hot Chocolate

"This is our daughter's favourite hot chocolate recipe. It may look like ordinary cocoa, but a touch of vanilla sets...

Hot Cocoa with Almond Milk

"Change up ordinary hot cocoa by stirring some dark baking cocoa into vanilla almond milk. Top it off with berry...


Cozy Hot Chocolate

"Steaming mugs of these smooth beverages are a nice anytime treat with my husband, Ken." —Marie Hattrup, Sonoma, California


Honey-Bourbon Hot Chocolate

"My husband and I like to enjoy this grown-up version of hot chocolate on a cold winter evening. It's even...


Pumpkin-Spiced Hot Chocolate

"As soon as there is a hint of fall in the air, I think of pumpkins and my mother. She...


Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

"I love chocolate. Perhaps that's why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favourite. Sometimes I serve it...


Cinnamon-Raisin Banana Bread Pudding

"My family likes to change the toppings for this luscious dessert. We use berries, chopped nuts or fruit, ice cream,...


Ginger Apple-Pear Crisp

"Enjoy autumn aromas—apples, cinnamon and spices—in this delicious recipe. It's even better with a scoop of vanilla or pumpkin ice...


Cherry Upside-Down Bread Pudding

"I've always loved bread pudding, and I enjoy fixing this for my family on a chilly day. You could use...

Dark Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

"Croissants make an incredible base for this rich, chocolaty bread pudding. I prefer dark chocolate, but semisweet or white chocolate...


Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake

"I clipped this easy peanut butter cake recipe from a newspaper years ago. The house smells fantastic while it's slow...


Warm Rocky Road Cake

"When it's warm, this reminds me of super moist lava cake. And until I made this, I didn't think a...


Chocolate Pecan Skillet Cookie

"Bake up the ultimate shareable cookie. For variety, replace the chocolate chips with an equal quantity of M&M's or chocolate...


Butterscotch-Pecan Bread Pudding

"Bread pudding fans just might hoard this yummy butterscotch version. Toppings like whipped cream and a butterscotch drizzle make this...

Molten Mocha Cake

"When I first made my decadent slow-cooker chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's...


Macaroon Apple Cobbler

"Especially when I'm just serving a dessert, I like to prepare this. I'll usually make it with fresh apples, but...


Fried Sweet Potato Pies

"With my dad being a farmer who grew them, sweet potatoes have graced our table for as long as I...


Caramel-Apple Skillet Buckle

"My grandma made a version of this for me when I was a little girl—and fresh apples from a tree...


Apple Pandowdy

"This apple pandowdy, which comes from a very old cookbook, is tangy and delicious." —Doreen Lindquist, Thompson, Manitoba


Berry-Cream Cookie Snaps

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