My children love to bake (and eat) all kinds of banana bread. They make this all by themselves, with just a little help from me to put it in the oven. —Kristin Metcalf, Charlton, Massachusetts Skip links
These almost Levain bakery knockoff double dark chocolate cookies are insane. Insanely decadent. Insanely chocolate-y. Insanely delicious. I’m not sure I’ve met a cookie that defines my soul quite like this one. If you just take a moment and gaze deeply and thoughtfully into the depths of that cookie pictured before you, there’s a really …
OUR GRANDCHILDREN go through these cookies like locusts in a wheat field! I always tell my husband to try hiding them when the grandkids come, but their little noses find them every time. -Martha Crowe, La Plata, Maryland Skip links
These festive cupcakes are sure to be the star of your Fourth of July menu. I divided the batter from regular cupcakes into portions and used food coloring to make red, white and blue treats. Our kids loved helping prepare them. —Jodi Rugg, Aurora, Illinois Skip links
These yummy mint chocolate bites created by our Test Kitchen are so delightful, you’ll find it difficult to stop at one. With a combination of sweetness and crunch from the chocolate cookies, they make pretty holiday gifts with candy canes or other candies on top. Skip links
I wanted something special to take to a church potluck, so I invented these layered treats. They are great for St. Patrick's Day as well. The brownies are topped with a mint-flavored mousse and bittersweet chocolate icing. —Lori Risdal, Sioux City, Iowa Skip links
A dark, rich, moist chocolate cupcake filled with luscious pastry cream and topped with whipped chocolate ganache. I dressed them up for St. Patrick's Day, but these decadent cupcakes would be perfect any time of year.