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A sprinkling of crystallized ginger and dried cranberries makes these easy, chocolate-dipped gingersnaps festive.

Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Gingersnaps

 
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Chocolate-Dipped Gingersnaps

Chocolate-Dipped Gingersnaps

A sprinkling of crystallized ginger and dried cranberries makes these easy, chocolate-dipped gingers…View slide
Cranberry-Orange Fruit Bars

Cranberry-Orange Fruit Bars

These sweet-tart cranberry-orange bars are a great addition to a holiday cookie tray or cool weather…View slide
Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

We can't resist big, soft, fudgy cookies, like those found in glass jars on bake-shop counters. Thes…View slide
Cinnamon Oranges

Cinnamon Oranges

This simple dessert works any time of the year, but its flavors will be the best and brightest in th…View slide
Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

Made with whole-wheat flour, these decadent-tasting brownies have a beautiful marbled cheesecake top…View slide
Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait

Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait

Take a trip to the tropics with our pina colada inspired parfait. It even makes a great breakfast wh…View slide
Chocolate Crunch

Chocolate Crunch

Crunchy wheat cereal, pretzels and almonds coated in bittersweet chocolate makes an addictive sweet-…View slide
Blueberry Cupcakes

Blueberry Cupcakes

The “secret ingredient” in these coconut-infused blueberry cupcakes—mashed potatoes—gives th…View slide
Gorp

Gorp

Try customizing this basic recipe with your favorite dried fruits and nuts.…View slide
Quick "Cheesecake"

Quick "Cheesecake"

Schmear ricotta cheese and your favorite jam on graham crackers for an instant "cheesecake."…View slide
Basil-Cinnamon Peaches

Basil-Cinnamon Peaches

Poaching the peach halves in their skins gives the syrup a rosy blush. It's perfect for dunking crun…View slide
Dark Fudgy Brownies

Dark Fudgy Brownies

We like to use chocolate with 60-72% cacao content in these rich, fudgelike brownies, as it imparts …View slide
“Cocoa-Nut” Bananas

“Cocoa-Nut” Bananas

Cocoa- and coconut-crusted bananas are a treat for the whole family.…View slide
Banana-Blueberry Muffins

Banana-Blueberry Muffins

The slight acidity of buttermilk tenderizes and moistens baked goods while allowing you to cut way b…View slide
Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

Turn fresh fall apples into delicious maple-and-cinnamon-spiked homemade applesauce with this easy r…View slide
Tea-Scented Mandarins

Tea-Scented Mandarins

An unusual combination of ingredients make a delicious dessert or a healthful afternoon break.…View slide
Creamy Cherry Jello

Creamy Cherry Jello

Here we flavor plain gelatin with 100% cherry juice, and stir in creamy yogurt and fresh cherries to…View slide
Quick Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes

Quick Mini Chocolate Cheese…

Here we stir a little melted chocolate into ricotta cheese for a cheesecake-like topping for chocola…View slide
Baby Tiramisù

Baby Tiramisù

If you're a fan of the classic Italian dessert Tiramisu, try this quick, lower-calorie variation the…View slide
Toasted Almond-Coconut Meringues

Toasted Almond-Coconut Meri…

Perfect meringues depend on totally yolk-free whites. The seemingly fussy step of separating each eg…View slide
Dairy-Free Banana Rice Pudding

Dairy-Free Banana Rice Pudding

This rice pudding is dairy-free, but the bananas and rice milk make it so creamy and rich-tasting, n…View slide
Orange Spice Molasses Cookies

Orange Spice Molasses Cookies

These spiced molasses cookies have added applesauce to help keep the cookies moist and whole-wheat f…View slide
Chocolate-Banana Grahams

Chocolate-Banana Grahams

A graham cracker smeared with Nutella and topped with banana and coconut is a light way to satisfy y…View slide
Nut-Free Chocolate-Cherry Snack Bars

Nut-Free Chocolate-Cherry S…

Chewy, crunchy and delicious nut-free snack bars with good-for-you dried fruit, oats and little expl…View slide

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