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These chewy bars, spiked with ginger and the crunch of nuts, are a welcome addition to any sweet ...
Dark and spicy, with a reputation as the very best ever.
A good, basic gingerbread. The recipe makes a lot, but can be halved and baked in an 8- or 9-inch...
This moist, spicy cake, delicious warm and great cold, was all the rage in San Francisco a few...
The orange peel makes these crisp cookies extra special. The cookies freeze well, too.
Our take on the classic whoopie pie brings the flavors of gingerbread and spiced pear into sandwich...
“This is a great recipe for teaching small children how to make their first cookies. The cookies...
These cookies are nicely spicy, with the classic crinkly top and just the right amount of “snap.”
The combination of fresh and cooked blueberries gives this pie a unique, fresh flavor.
These beautiful pound cakes are studded with chopped dried cranberries and drizzled with a pretty...
An old-fashioned treat adorned with whipped cream and maple syrup. –Old Town Farm Lodge, Gassetts...
Find more family favorite recipes, and the stories behind them, in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Reader’...
This recipe for Gluten-free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies comes from the Readers’ Best...
A startling number of people these days are reporting gluten sensitivities, and gluten-free baking...
The 1990s saw a rising interest in Italian regional cuisine. These macaroons come to us by way of...
Who wouldn’t love this decadent, mouthwatering dessert?
The orange-chocolate combination gives this old English recipe a very distinguished flavor. Not the...
We’re proud to say we’re fools for goose-berries – those tart little pale-green and yellow orbs (...
A popular contribution to church suppers and other potlucks, this is also a special treat for a...
This recipe was given to me by my grandma.
Along with a pig roast with all the fixin’s, Grandma DuRussel’s coffee cake was a big hit at a...
From reader JT Cornacchia, these cookies are to be mixed and mashed with your hands, earning them...
Another Snow family favorite is this pie, made from an old family recipe. Family historian Allen...
A favorite with mothers of all generations.
This is so easy and the crust turns out great every time I’ve made it. Once you’ve tried this you’...
A rich, creamy pie that’s good plain or topped with whipped cream.
This recipe makes a very large cake. For convenience the ingredients may be cut in half.
An easy and delicious cake that tastes like a blueberry muffin.
This recipe was brought from Poland to the United States by my husband’s grandmother. She made...
This recipe was brought from Poland to the United States by my husband’s grandmother. She made...
From Valentine hearts to Christmas trees, these cookies make any holiday special with their...
America went mad for breakfast cereals in the late 1800s, when the Kellogg brothers founded the...
To make a delicious French vanilla ice cream, simply eliminate the Grapenuts, the raisins, and the...
A pretty, pale-green dessert to serve in long-stemmed or parfait glasses. –Indian Shutters Inn,...
This recipe has been in our family for many years. Any time we have a pitch-in or pot-luck, I am...
It’s really chocolate cake … but don’t tell anyone!
Great Grandma Redfield was born 1820 in Plainfield NH. I have never seen another gingerbread recipe...
This recipe appeared in February 1958 in an article by Duncan MacDonald, then Yankee’s food editor...
From the Old Red Inn & Cottages, North Conway, NH.
Fresh chili peppers and cilantro lend lively flavor to this cheese and egg custard. Serve with...

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