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Desserts and Sweets

Tried and true recipes for our favorite sweet treats and delicious desserts. Find pie, cake, candy and cookie recipes right here.

Russian Gingerbread Cookies (Pryaniki)

Pryaniki are a popular Russian cookie, often served with tea. These soft cookies have been loved for generations and they are a comforting and familiar cookie for the holidays! The rich gingerbread flavors are the perfect addition to your Holiday Cookie Tray. Have you ever had Pryaniki? These fabulous cookies are soft and richly spiced, …

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Coconut Cream Poke Cake

Poke Cakes seem to hit their peak popularity in the 1970s, originally a campaign created to increase sluggish sales for Jell-O gelatin. Women’s magazines featured full-page advertisements showcasing recipes for the fun and festive looking, new “Jell-O Gelatin Poke Cake.” The cake/gelatin/cool whip concoction was marketed as the perfect dessert for the busy housewife, and …

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