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Delicious Desserts

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Delicious Desserts

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Santa hat cheesecake bites... and five other Santa treats that are ALMOST too cute to eat

TIP: Save yourself some trouble and skip the peeling: Apple skins soften in the baking process and add a beautiful aroma and blush to the filling when baked.

Ingredients: 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled 6 to 8 ounces assorted fruit-flavored hard candies, such as sour balls or Life Savers—unwrapped, sorted by color, and crushed (about 1 cup total)

Today's cookie: Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons. See all of November's cookies right here.

Forget red cups. This holiday season, I’d rather have red velvet cake.

Eliminating gluten from your diet doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor.

Got gluten? Neither do these.

How do we like to end meals? With sweet treats that are equal parts yummy and easy. These recipes—the most-pinned desserts on our boards—more than satisfy.

Happy National Candy Day! Celebrate by making the most of last weekend's treats.

It’s not what you think—it’s better. This dessert mimics the shape of lasagna, but its ingredients are far from vegetables. Instead, it’s built on layers of graham cracker, caramel brown sugar cream cheese, apple pie filling, whipped cream, and chocolate toffee. Is your mouth watering yet?

Here's what to do with all of that candy.

TIP: Always add water drop by drop and use the minimum that’s called for in a recipe.

These are scary-good.

New research suggests chocolate may help improve memory. Here are some of our favorite chocolate recipes (because who can pick just one?).

For the pumpkin pie spice syrup: Combine the brown sugar, cloves, allspice, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, pepper, and ¼ cup water in a small pot.

A velvety cream cheese frosting is sandwiched between two soft and chewy pumpkin cookies in this version of the classic chocolate and vanilla whoopie pie. Plan ahead and make the cookies up to three days in advance. Then, whip the filling and assemble sandwiches no more than 2 hours before serving.

Use pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice for a double dose of autumn flavor in this cheesecake.

Don’t believe these ingredients can’t make an adorable party dessert? Think again.

Top moist pumpkin-spice cupcakes with a smooth and creamy frosting spiked with maple syrup for an extra boost of seasonal flavor. If you prefer an even bolder taste, use Grade B maple syrup, which has a stronger and more intense flavor than Grade A.

Sugar cookies don't always have to = cookie cutters. Try going rectangular to open up new doors to creative decorating.

Don't click if you're hungry—because these chocolate chip recipes are perfect.

Whether you're in search of the perfect pumpkin smoothie for breakfast, a festive cupcake to serve up at the school’s costume parade, or a healthy granola bar to keep those sugar cravings at bay, here's a host of tricked-out Halloween treats sure to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.

Finely chopped pitted prunes stand in as a substitute for a portion of the fat in this recipe, making this decadent dessert more healthful without altering the taste. If you prefer a sweeter, less intensely rich cake, replace the bittersweet chocolate with additional semisweet chocolate.