Blue Ribbon Dessert Recipes

Sweet! Indulge in this collection of favorite dessert recipes from kitchens across the globe. From fruit to fudge, there’s something for every sweet tooth.


Chocolate Cheesecake Using Cake Mix

By Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne
Thank goodness for cake mixes. I'm not a "scratch person" and this one takes the...

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Cheesecake Squares

By Beth Gordon
This just happened while standing in the grocery store. My husband was craving a snack and...

Creamy Lime Bars

By Ann Simmons
These creamy lime bars are a refreshing dessert anytime!

Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Bars

By Ann McCue
STOP!!! Don't pass this recipe by. Lemon lover or not, these bars SO melt in your...

Creamy Fruit Salad

By Edith James
I made this particular dish many times. Church, work, and at request. This is a salad...

Orange Cream Fruit Salad

By JANE LOUISE
This is a lick the spoon and bowl kind of recipe. The creamy orange sauce enhances...

Mama Seward's Strawberry Cake Recipe

By Wanda Harrison
I got this strawberry cake recipe from my daughter's grandmother. It is absolutely incredible.

Mom's Raised Doughnuts

By Peggi Anne Tebben
My Mom was the best baker I have ever known, along with Great Aunt Jane. Whether...

Easy Peanut Butter Fudge with Saltines!

By Dana Ramsey
Yep saltines. I was a little skeptical at first when I found this recipe but...

Limoncello Creme Cake

By Kathleen Hagood
We love eating lemon creme cake at our favorite Italian restaurants although each restaurant's version is...

Lemon Lime Iced Pound Cake

By Christina Haley
This is BY FAR THE BEST tart, moist and delicious pound cake ever! I have...

Grandma's Bread Pudding

By JANE LOUISE
I don't know what it is with grandmas and bread pudding. But, when I have...

Cheese and Chocolate Tunnel Cake

By Melanie Miller
My husband and I love hosting friends and family for dinner. Whether it's a formal...

Poor Man's Apple Cobbler

By Shawna Payne
This is the easiest cobbler you can make in a pinch. If you have unexpected company...

Fudge Brownie Peanut Butter Pie

By june neal
My mom and I were eating a peanut butter pie one Thanksgiving that someone brought over...

HERSHEY'S OLD FASHIONED RICH COCOA FUDGE

By Jewel Hall
As a teenager I spent many nights with my Cousin Jeanette. The house was small, heated...

Baileys Irish Cream Fudge

By Heather M. Baker
This is the creamiest fudge ever and is sure to put a smile in those Irish...

Oreo and Fudge Ice Cream Cake

By CATHI SMITH
Tastes like a DQ Cake and the kids loved it! Might want to make more than...

Mom's Homemade Banana Pudding

By lisa moore
My mother always made the best cakes, pies, and puddings, among other things. I have to...

Outrageously Moist Orange Cookies

By Dee Stillwell
The original recipe came from a community cookbook. I don't like using shortening in cookies, so...

Fudge Cookies (An Heirloom Recipe from My Family)

By Kathleen Hagood
Since Father's Day is approaching, I have been thinking about my daddy and the recipes we...

Nann's Fudgey Cashew Pie...all dressed up!

By Nancy Judd
I had never entered a state or county fair and was encouraged to do so. So...

Lemon Lovers Pound Cake

By Laura Davis
This has a great fresh lemon taste. Excellent for spring picnics or maybe even a potluck.

Grandma Catherine's Blueberry Pie

By Catherine Bowman
I just wanted a simple blueberry pie recipe. I looked high and low, but I couldn't...
8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]

6 Pina Colada-Inspired Recipes

6 Pina Colada-Inspired Recipes


One sip of a pina colada and you’re transported to the tropics. Filled with pineapple, coconut, and rum flavor, they’re a summertime staple. Sometimes though, you want to enjoy the flavors of a pina colada without making a cocktail. When those cravings hit, try any of these pina colada-inspired recipes. They’re much less expensive to […]

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals


Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Want to re-create your favorite restaurant meal at home? Well, check out these 21 Mexican-inspired meals. From tacos to enchiladas, street corn to fajitas, these recipes will spice up dinnertime and turn your meal into a fiesta.