Does Valentine's Day feel too sweet for your tastes? Try red velvet cupcakes made with beets. Their natural deep-magenta hue will warm up your mood and sweeten your day naturally.
Surprise your Valentine with a box of homemade chocolate truffles. Be sure to make them a day ahead, so they can set in the refrigerator overnight.
With a cookies-and-cream flavor, these cookies have the soft, chewy texture of a good chocolate chip or butter cookie.
Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day with this moist Texas fudge cake.
Still stuffed from the holidays, but not quite willing to give up desserts? Try this cheesecake made with Greek yogurt. Use honey and walnuts for a baklava-like topping, or top it with fresh fruit.
In your arsenal against the polar vortex add a cup of decadent hot chocolate.
Bake the flavor of the season into these tasty eggnog bars.
Spice up familiar seven-layer or Hello Dolly bars with cinnamon chips and a Biscoff cookie crust.
Lemongrass confetti and pandan extract (similar to vanilla extract) infuse these simple sugar cookies with unique flavors. Decorate them with colorful sprinkles or other favorite toppings.
Red velvet and Christmas are a perfect match. Wrapped in plastic with a cute bow, or baked into mini loaf pans, this pound cake makes a great last-minute gift.
Don't be afraid of fudge! Homemade fudge with Nutella and almonds, or peanut butter, makes a great addition to the Christmas cookie plate.
Whoopie pies go seasonal, with pumpkin cookies and two different cream cheese fillings – lemon and maple syrup.
Holiday food gifts: This year you can give Christmas cookies to gluten-free or dairy-free friends. Even if you're a wheat and dairy-lover these cookies will not disappoint. See our related links for more Christmas cookies and holiday food gift ideas.
Christmas is the season for magical sweet creations. This rich, colorful, chocolate-drenched cake is a must-have on any holiday table.
Get ready for Christmas cookie season with these chocolate-hazelnut flavored cookies. Top double-chocolate dough with a swirl of Nutella.
There's no doubt about it, buttermilk makes everything better. A sweet syrup, either molasses or sorghum, blends with tangy, creamy buttermilk to create a light custard in this pie.
Love lemon bars? You'll love them more with a splash of orange juice. Amp up the orange flavor by adding the zest of one orange.
Light and fluffy, with a good pumpkin flavor and texture, this pumpkin spice bundt cake is perfect for fall. Use store-bought or homemade caramel sauce and pecans to top it, but either way wait until the cake is completely cool first.
These seasonally perfect pumpkin bars pair a spicy gingersnap cookie crust with a layer of luscious baked pumpkin custard.
With a shortbread crust, an apple-cheesecake filling, and a crunchy walnut streusel topping, this dessert has it all. Save this recipe for a holiday dessert, or make it now for an afternoon treat.
This decadent chocolate, caramel Bundt cake will disappear leftover Halloween candy in a jiff.
Use crisp and tart Granny Smith apples to make these apple streusel bars.
This cake is moist and packed with plenty of apples and fall flavors. Topped with a cream cheese frosting, it's sure to be the hit of any autumn gathering.
There is a time and place for Oreo cookies and whipped topping, and that's Halloween. Add a little seasonal flair to the usual dirt cake.
It's pear season! There's nothing better than an individual tart, warm from the oven, topped with lemon goat cheese cream.