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.


Easy Butterfinger Candy

By Kelli Stovall
Sometimes I am embarrassed to tell people how easy this delicious candy is to make. It...

Mertzie's Addictive Pretzel Candy Fudge

By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
This is sooooooo yummy!!! You will gobble it up. I always make a double batch.

English Toffee

By Melanie B
This is my favorite candy. If you like a Heath bar, this is even better. I...

Healthier Than Candy Pumpkin Cookies

By Crystal Schlueter
I made these cookies for a friend's children, as they aren't allowed to eat candy or...

Grandma Helen's Oatmeal Cookies

By Laurie Sanders
I had asked my grandmother for some cookie recipes awhile back and she very kindly included...

Better than Store Bought Chocolate Covered Cherries

By Jennifer McConnell
I actually made these for the first time early this morning, and am truly impressed! ...

Twix Bars

By Jill Hanses
I enjoy baking and trying new goodies for special occasions and holidays. I came across...

Crock Pot Candy ("Mr. Bud Candy")

By Donna Brown
This is my daughter's recipe that she makes for fund raisers, church, to give away on...

Chocolate Chip Toffee Oatmeal Kahlua Cookies

By Amy Jordan
These never fail to elicit a "OMG you should submit this recipe; you'd win something!" from...

Peppermint Bark

By Sharry Murawski
This is special enough to give as a gift at Christmas time. One of the...

Potato Candy

By Ann Simmons
My mother-in-law makes this candy every Christmas. She came from a large family and this was...

White Christmas Fudge

By FREDA GABLE
"Pretty Pretty Holiday candies". There is nothing like a plate full of homemade goodies. Here's a...

Valentine's Day Orange Chocolate Creams

By Anthony Nicometi Jr
Sometime last winter, I found myself attempting to make a small batch of peppermint patties, and...

Apple Butter Oatmeal Cookies

By Lorah Hodges
After making and canning homemade apple butter, I looked for several recipes to use it in....

The South's Finest Pralines

By Leah Stacey
Have you ever visited Savannah, New Orleans or Charleston and go into one of those candy...

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (Like Reese's!)

By Mrs D
My daughter loves Reese's cups and she says these taste just like them! With this...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams

By Shirley Makekau
Last Christmas a church sister gifted me with a box of these and after tasting them...

Chocolate Caramel Turtles

By Jess Weible
Made these for my neighbor's birthday! They turned out SUPER yummy!

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...

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

By margaret fisher
Every year my town has an apple/pumpkin baking contest. As a matter of pride, I've been...

Oreo Cookie Balls

By Shannon Smith
I call theses truffles in disguise. Easy to make and yummy in your tummy as...

BEA'S MILLIONAIRES

By Bea L.
Chocolate, caramel and nuts...that's what I'm talking about! These will melt in you mouth. These are...

Dee's Kahlua Truffles

By Dee Stillwell
I have expeimented with truffle recipes over the years and this is the final tweaked recipe...

Saltine Toffee

By Candy Ayers
Before I tried this recipe I was skeptical. I mean how could saltines ever turn into...
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