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.


100 Year Old Pie Crust Recipe - Dee Dee's

By Diane Atherton
This recipe is over 100 years old. It is one for the ages. The crust is...

14k Golden Fruitcake -4/ELLIE, My Original Recipe

By Nancy J. Patrykus
After finding out my very good friend Ellie positively loves fruit cake. I decided to surprise her...

3 Kiddos Favorite "Dessert" Quesadillas

By Mary Compton
3 of our 4 grandkids live a 4-hour drive away. When we get together, the 2...

7 Layer Salted Caramel Chocolate Bars

By Emily Sullivan
A twist on the classic 7 layer bars my mom used to make at Christmas time.

A+ Brownies

By Jackie Brink
It's richer than a Godiva chocolate.

Acorn Squash Streusel Pie

By Brenda Watts
This recipe has been in my family for more years than I can remember. It first...

Addictive Carrot Cake

By Amanda Hyatt
My mom has been making this cake since I can remember and it's always a special...

Alabama Peach Pie

By linda hennessey
Some of the best peaches I have ever had are from Durbin Farms in Alabama (they...

All American Dessert

By Polly Anna
This picture doesn't do it justice! You can have a beautiful dessert that is low...

All American Muffins

By chris elizondo
Everybody likes a little sweetness with their holiday celebrations, so I came up with these as...

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

By ANN MORELL
I've been meaning to post these! My 4th of July fave.

All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding and Pie Filling

By FREDA GABLE
I know some of you say, "OH NO NOT FROM SCRATCH" but, believe me, nothing compares...

Almond Cake with Almond Icing

By Marianne Gleason
I have a love affair with anything almond and this cake is perfection!

Almond Crescents

By Denise Nalepa-Hucke
My mom always made these at Christmastime. They're delicate and do crack easily so leave enough...

Almond Joy Bars (With or Without the Almonds)

By Opal Jackson-Cakmak
This recipe is so good! Use light or dark chocolate. Use a 13x9 inch pan...

Almond Joy Cake Mix Cookies

By Kimi Gaines
I took a basic cake mix cookie recipe and made this one. The mix of...

Almond Joy Mounds

By V Seward
When it comes to the holidays and cookie swaps this is my go-to cookie recipe. A...

Almond Pastry

By Frannie Garcia
I've always told people that this is an old family recipe that I got from my...

Almond Sesame Seed Cookies

By Stormy Stewart
these remind me of chinese cookies you might get at a chinese joint. very good and...

Almond-Laced Banana Cake

By Mary Shivers
My family loves this recipe - it is a "take-off" of my mom's famous Old-Fashioned Banana...

Always Perfect Apple Pie

By Brad Nichols
A must-have for every major holiday, this pie comes out perfectly every time... and it doesn't...

Amaretto and Cream Cheese Custard

By Ilean Maite Benvenuti
Really beautiful dessert and full of flavor.

Amaretto Cheesecake

By Karen Halstead
This recipe has been adjusted from the original. First time I made it, it was so...

Amaretto Cheesecake

By Rick Long
My love of making cheesecake began in the mid 90's. This one quickly became a favorite one...
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