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.


Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

By Rosemarie Zub
This recipe was from my mom. I would watch her as a child make these cookies...

White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

By Debbie Thurmond
I can't believe the holidays are almost here once again. This is one of my...

Soft Christmas Sugar Cookies

By Kathy Joppie
These cookies are very special to me as my grandmother gave it to me in 1974....

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

By cassie thornburg
Every year at Christmas, I go into cookie baking mode. I have several recipes that I...

Lemony Afternoon Cookies

By Paige Nicholas
These cookies go great at any time of the day. Light, with just enough lemon to...

Christmas All Butter Sugar Cookies

By Susan Din
Not only are they pretty they are delicious too! Easy to make and they bake...

Snowballs

By Sandra McGrath
This cookie has been called by many names... Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies. My mother...

Snowball Surprise

By Lynn Socko
This is a classic cookie recipe found in most cookbooks, but with a little "Lynn" twist.

Sugar Cookies

By Jean Fisher
This is a delicious cookie to make. Wonderful to make around the holidays for a...

Hello Dollies

By Zelda Hopkins
This recipe was given to me over 25 years ago by a friend. Its easy to...

Thumb Print Cookies The Ultimate best!

By Deb Crane
This is the only Thumb print cookie recipe I will ever use. They turn out delicate...

Virginia's Molasses Cookies- Recipe 100 Years Old

By Family Favorites
My grandmother, Virginia, was a culinary instructor until her passing at over 100 years. This recipe...

Katarzynki - Polish Gingerbread Cookies

By Monica H
When I was a little girl - oh, who am I kidding... I ALWAYS LOVED these...

Caramel Nut Squares

By Deanna Ogle
These bars have a rich, buttery shortbread crust with a creamy caramel nut filling and a...

Gingerbread Cookies

By Doris Ware
All five of my kids and I made these. They enjoyed making these and each one...

Sugar Cookie Frosting-Annette's

By Annette W.
Sugar cookies are great when left plain but aren't they even better when frosted with some...

Christmas Vanilla Butter Cutouts

By Nancy Maiorana
I have been using this recipe for my Christmas cookies for over 20 years. They...

Gooey Butter Cookies

By Vonna Pauls
These cookies are so easy to make and everybody loves them. It's fun to experiment...

Snowballs (Russian Tea Cakes)

By Sea Sun
My grandmother used to make these every Christmas and, since then, I have made them every...

Chocolate Cherry Nuggets

By mary Armstrong
I love to make these pretty little gems at Christmas and Valentines Day! I especially...

Peppermint Spritz Cookies

By LaDale Hymer
Love these buttery cookies and love peppermint so I combine them both. My dad loves these...

Butternuts

By denise hagar
These are my most requested cookie. I usually make at least 500 of these at Christmas....

Tatus (Totos Italian Chocolate Cookies)

By Anne Bruscato Nunez
This is a very old, passed-down recipe in our family. We always bake them at...

Gingerbread (House or Men)

By Laura Spencer-Whitacre
When I had my bakery going I made gingerbread houses for everybody I knew, lol. Today...
18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes


Leftovers are one of our top 5 favorite things about Thanksgiving! From sandwiches to casseroles to soups, turkey leftover recipes are a delicious tradition we love partaking in. Don’t settle for the same boring ideas. Check out these 32 turkey leftover recipes that might just be better than Thanksgiving dinner.

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats


Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]