We mean it when we say these are the finest delicacies. This year, these recipes received the most visitors and the highest ratings. Add them to your inventory of items to bake throughout the year.
1. Cream Puff Dessert
I brought this decadent confection to a gathering. Everyone adored it immensely! The recipe was in fact requested by so many individuals that the church secretary included it in the monthly newsletter.
2. Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
While we refrain from boasting, this vanilla ice cream recipe is superior to all others. Additionally, with only four ingredients, it may be the simplest as well. No ice cream appliance? Absolutely not a problem. Simply adhere to the below instructions to discover how to make ice cream by hand. Also, it serves as the ideal foundation for our top ice cream sundae recipes.
3. Apple Pie
One day, I recall returning home dejected after our team lost a softball game. In her sagacity, Grandma hypothesized that perhaps a portion of hot apple pie could alleviate my distress.
4. Frozen Key Lime Delight
Nothing quite satisfies the cravings in the midst of summer like this exquisite Key lime confection. It is sour, cold, and velvety; it tastes like the sun.
5. Easy Fresh Strawberry Pie
In lieu of a cake, I prepared this strawberry pie recipe for my mother’s birthday. Given that it was mid-May in Oklahoma, the cherries were in pristine condition. The occasion was unforgettable for the entire family.
6. Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Required to prepare a passing dish this weekend? This strawberry pretzel salad that can be prepared in advance will vanish swiftly at any potluck.
7. Lemon Oatmeal Cookies
Child-friendly preparation of this recipe is enhanced by the fact that they can shape the dough into spheres before spreading them out onto the baking sheets. The oatmeal and lemon give conventional sugar biscuits a delightful twist.
8. Wyoming Cowboy Cookies
These biscuits enjoy tremendous popularity in Wyoming. Prepare a quantity for your crew and observe the rationale behind it.
9. Dirt Dessert
I used to adore this delectable delicacy that my mother used to prepare. It is a delight to prepare and a delight to consume. If desired, sprinkle some gummy worms on top for the children.
10. Pumpkin Bars
Pumpkin bars frosted with cream cheese are the quintessential autumnal delicacy. However, my family requests that I make them whenever possible because they are so popular.
11. Rhubarb Custard Bars
After sampling these decadent, gooey cakes, I was compelled to obtain the recipe in order to prepare them for my loved ones. The rhubarb and custard layers, which resemble shortbread, motivate individuals to locate rhubarb in order to prepare a quantity for themselves.
12. First-Place Coconut Macaroons
At the county fair, these coconut macaroon cookies earned me the first-place ribbon. They continue to be my spouse’s favorites; whenever I prepare a quantity for him to share, he invariably inquires about the whereabouts of his portion. I particularly appreciate that this recipe yields a portion size sufficient for the two of us to share and graze.
13. Broadway Brownie Bars
These Broadway-inspired dessert bars are a tremendous success with each customer I serve them to. They are my favorite to make and give as presents to individuals who have a sweet appetite.
14. Possum Pie
This recipe for Possum Pie was left in a recipe box by the previous proprietor of the café. We have had it on our menu ever since.
15. Lemon Dream Cheesecake
This recipe for a light and buttery lemon cheesecake is ideal for a spring or summer day.
16. Amish Sugar Cookies
These traditional, simple-to-prepare Amish sugar cakes melt in your mouth. This recipe has been shared with numerous acquaintances.
17. Homemade Chocolate Pudding
This simple-to-prepare chocolate pudding is consistently a delight. Typically, I garnish the pudding with M&Ms. While whipped topping is a favorite of my spouse, our daughter enjoys dipping fresh strawberries in it.
18. Buttery 3-Ingredient Shortbread Cookies
These straightforward butter shortbread cookies require only a few ingredients to prepare.
19. Strawberry Shortcake
My mother and I spent many childhoods in our farmstead kitchen preparing strawberry shortcakes, roasts, soups, and pies. This recipe for radiant strawberry shortcakes evokes recollections of vacations spent with family on the farm.
20. Pecan Pie Bars
As rich and delectable as pecan pie itself, these bars resemble pecan pie. They are ideal for potlucks and other social events…I always return home to find the pan emptied.
21. Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies
The method for making peanut butter cookies from scratch—for her. That required considerable effort, as Grandma was the type of traditional pioneer cook who adjusted ingredients until they tasted right. This prized recipe is the only one that she ever documented in writing.
22. Grandma’s Rice Pudding
My sisters and I have always cherished our grandmother’s rice pudding recipe. I resolved it was my responsibility to discover the secret to her rice pudding after her passing. After considerable trial and error, I attained the desired outcome. Furthermore, I am delighted to impart this straightforward recipe to you.
23. World’s Best Lemon Pie
Always so memorable were the tender, flaky crusts of my mother’s pies. In the summer, lemon meringue was the dessert of choice.
24. Big Soft Ginger Cookies
These generous, soft ginger biscuits, generously spiced, are ideal for those who enjoy the flavor of ginger but dislike crunchy gingersnaps.
25. Rhubarb Crisp
It is simpler and quicker to prepare than pie. Additionally, it is versatile, as strawberries can be added in the spring and apples in the autumn. Before we settle down to eat, I typically preheat it in the oven so that it remains warm for dessert.
26. Leftover Rice Pudding
This classic rice pudding is prepared with uncooked rice that has been left over. Additionally, we enjoy garnishing it with toasted coconut, chocolate, and English toffee pieces.
27. Whipped Shortbread
In the mouth, these whipped shortbread biscuits melt. Although I prepare them primarily for the holiday season, I also assemble them annually in preparation for wedding showers and afternoon teas.