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This Sparkling Cranberry White Chocolate Cake is no doubt a new favorite, especially for Christmas! The cake is inc...

  • SPARKLING CRANBERRIES:
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • CRANBERRY CAKE:
  • 3 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, room temperature
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups fresh cranberries
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE ICING:
  • 12 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 8 1/2 cups powdered sugar
4/5 (44 Votes)

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This pecan pie recipe differs from normal pie recipes - the filling set perfectly and was absolutely delicious

  • PATEE BRISEE (ALL-BUTTER) PIE CRUST:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup (2-sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup ice water
  • PIE FILLING:
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups toasted and chopped pecans
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell (see note), chilled in pie plate for 30 minutes
  • NOTE: Regular or mild molasses tastes best in this pie.
4.3/5 (11 Votes)

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A fancy way to gift, serve or share Red Velvet cupcakes! A huge hit and everyone loves them

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon white distilled vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 pound cream cheese, softened
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • JARS:
  • You can use recycled jelly jars or other small canning jars. Something you don't have to buy new is ideal.
4.3/5 (11 Votes)

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Our festive fruit cake starts with a white cake mix—and ends in a holiday dessert studded with red and green mara...

  • 1 (2-layer size) package white cake mix
  • 1 (3.3-ounce) package JELL-O White Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1/2 cup each red and green maraschino cherries, drained, divided
  • 1 cup PLANTERS Deluxe Pistachio Mix, coarsely chopped
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-ounce package) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

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This really is a figgy pudding as it includes dried figs, as well as all the usual dried fruit

  • DRY INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 1/4 cup soft brown or white breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped to about the same size as the raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried figs, chopped to about the same size as the raisins
  • 1 cup currants
  • 1 cup seedless raisins
  • 1 cup sultanas or raisins
  • 6 tablespoons high quality candied peel, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup almonds, finely chopped
  • 1 cup light or dark muscovado sugar
  • 1 cup shredded suet
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • WET INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 orange, zest and juice
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 apple, cored and grated
  • 3 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 10 tablespoons stout or similar dark beer
  • 10 tablespoons milk
  • 4 tablespoons brandy
  • butter, for greasing pudding bowls
4.1/5 (7 Votes)

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The texture of this pudding is very unusual as is the color which makes it a fun dessert particularly for children!

  • 1/2 cup sago or tapioca pearls
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pitted cherries or raspberries pureed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can coconut milk or coconut cream
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (or sugar replacement)
4.2/5 (18 Votes)

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Quick and easy to make divinity in your microwave! Sweet and delicious, a perfect treat to add to your cookie tray

  • 2 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
4.2/5 (16 Votes)

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These coconut-lime butter cookies have a light and sweet yet tart flavor that's so unique! Refreshing for any time ...

  • COOKIES:
  • 4 sticks (1-pound) salted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice (or 1 tablespoon of each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • ICING:
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, plus more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons cream of coconut
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest, plus extra for decorating
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest, plus extra for decorating
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • dash of salt
  • 1 large egg white
  • juice of 1 lemon, plus more if needed
  • juice of 1 lime, plus more if needed
3.4/5 (9 Votes)

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Mrs. Fields' Gingerbread Men are the perfect cookies to get your whole family in the holiday spirit this year

  • COOKIES:
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1/2 cup raisins, about 3-ounces, optional
  • ICING:
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons milk
4/5 (27 Votes)

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These soft apple spice cookies are easy to make and delicious! Give this recipe as try, it will become one of your

  • 2 granny smith apples
  • 2 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • .13 teaspoon ground cloves
  • .13 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup tart dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • FROSTING
  • 1/2 cUP packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
4.2/5 (9 Votes)

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Transform a classic red velvet cake into a festive holiday dessert by adding peppermint extract to the rich cream c...

  • PEPPERMINT CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 (18 1/4-ounce) package white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (9-ounce) package yellow cake mix*
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons liquid red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 (2-pound) package powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Peanut butter swirl fudge is easy to make, and will be a family favorite! A little bit of chocolate semi-sweet chip

  • 1 (12-ounce) package peanut butter flavor chips
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1 (6-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
4.1/5 (19 Votes)

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