Putting banana pudding parfaits in jars make them easy to store and easier to bring with you.
Chocolate truffle filling in a Nutter Butter cookie crust... what could be better? Make a weeknight extra special with this simple dessert.
Black sesame seeds, almost akin to dark chocolate or French roast coffee, have a toastier, nuttier flavor than white sesame seeds and are a favorite in Asian desserts.
Stuffed with dried fuit, and baked into a warm pastry crust, these cookies are something special. Use any dried fruit of your choice, raisins, cherries, cranberries, apricots, ginger, dates, or prunes.
Spring is almost here, and in some parts of the world it's cherry blossom season. These cupcakes can be made with fresh or frozen cherries. With a creamy, dense frosting they're divine.
Snickerdoodles are so much more than sugar cookies! This is a recipe you'll return to time and again. It's simple and straight-forward, with world-rocking, mind-blowing results.
In Chineses households it's believed that eating these sweet cookies will bring good fortune as well as sweetness in the upcoming year. Celebrate the Year of Snake with a batch of homemade pineapple tarts.
Did you know Valentine's Day is also the start of red velvet season? Make a cute and trendy dessert for your sweetheart with these sandwich cookies with heart-shaped cutouts.
Give your sweet something sweet with these dense chocolate brownies, topped with sugary chocolate-y frosting. Be sure to offer a glass of milk to wash them down!
Want to impress your Valentine without spending the day in the kitchen? Try these gooey, fudgey brownies that are easier than a piece of cake to make. Top them with a simple raspberry sauce for a touch of rosey red.
These unusual cupcakes would make a thoughtful offering for a friend's birthday or sweet treat for another special occasion.
If you are rooting for San Francisco, celebrate the Super Bowl with these rich, gooey cookies. Fold chocolate chips and Milky Way caramels into the batter to make them 'black and gold.'
Trying to cut back on sugar and baked goods? Satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way with this dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan coconut rice pudding. Add caramelized bananas, nuts, dried fruit, or honey as tasty toppings.
Jan. 27 is National Chocolate Cake Day. Celebrate with this chocolate cake and buttercream frosting recipe that has been a favorite with Monitor readers for decades.
January 23 is National Pie Day in the United States. Peanut butter cheesecake is made even better with a sprinkle of chocolate chips and a chocolate cookie crust.
This light, citrusy cake is the perfect way to celebrate the new year, a birthday, a deep abiding love for chocolate, or any occasion. A cream cheese frosting and a layer of chocolate ganache puts it completely over the top.
A delicious mug of hot chocolate with a little spice of gingerbread will warm up cold winter nights.
Egg nog can easily be incorporated into a quick custard pie using ingredients you probably already have on hand.
Mayan end-time talk got you down? Forget superstition and learn something about today's Mayan culture with these recipes from the 'Flavors of Belize' cookbook.
This "thumbprint" fudgy, nutty cookie with a caramel center is perfect for holiday parties.
Japanese matcha green tea and bittersweet chocolate make these buttery shortbread cookies deliciously decadent, with coffee or tea.
Crunchy cereal cookies topped with festive red and green maraschino cherries are a retro Christmas treat.
This cake is perfect for a party or holiday meal. Spend some time baking it with a friend or family member and for an extra set of hands, and an extra special slice of bonding.
Kids and adults alike love these festive treats, and they are a perfect make-ahead, portable party delight. Stored in an airtight container, they will last for days, and paired with green ribbon, they make a lovely gift.