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Winter Fruit Dessert Recipes (Slide 21)

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With its exquisite lemon-oil fragrance, lemon verbena adds a sophisticated accent to a creamy vanilla cheesecake. Lemon verbena is also a perfect complement to strawberries. A generous quantity of fruit and a slender slice of cheesecake make a balanced finish to a fine meal.

Recipe: Lemon Verbena Cheesecake

 
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Cranberry-Orange Fruit Bars

Cranberry-Orange Fruit Bars

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Vanilla-Pomegranate Parfaits

Vanilla-Pomegranate Parfaits

Rich, creamy, vanilla bean-flecked pudding tempers the tart-sweet pomegranate compote. Pick out smal…View slide
Pomegranate Poached Pears

Pomegranate Poached Pears

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Orange Crisps with Citrus Fruit Salad

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Cookie Cups with Lemon Thyme-Scented Berry Compote

Cookie Cups with Lemon Thym…

Crisp wafers filled with just-picked berries and ice cream make an elegant dessert. Lemon thyme leav…View slide
Chocolate Crepes with Orange-&-Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Crepes with Orang…

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Cranberry & Ruby Grapefruit Compote

Cranberry & Ruby Grapefruit…

Light enough to follow even a substantial meal, this pretty compote has a refreshing balance of swee…View slide
Lemon Mousse

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This ethereal citrus dessert is a lighter version of classic lemon mousse. Serve with a fresh berry …View slide
Cranberry-Orange-Nut Cookies

Cranberry-Orange-Nut Cookies

Crisp, moist and chewy, this cookie created by Georgene Egri of Walnut Creek, California, has the es…View slide
Holiday Cranberry-Orange Pistachio Bars

Holiday Cranberry-Orange Pi…

Bright red cranberries and toasted green pistachios stud these tart-and-tangy bar cookies and make t…View slide
Dried Fruit Compote with Green Tea & Lemon

Dried Fruit Compote with Gr…

When the selection of fruit in the winter is lacking, poaching shelf-stable dried fruit in lemon-inf…View slide
Citrus Ginger Cake with Spiced Orange Compote

Citrus Ginger Cake with Spi…

The flavor of this spiced orange compote improves with time so make it a day ahead or the morning of…View slide
Bittersweet Chocolate-Orange Truffles

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While orange adds an exotic note, much of the flavor of these simple yet sophisticated candies comes…View slide
Grapefruit Brulee

Grapefruit Brulee

Here's a simple dessert, a fit cure for wintertime blues. Simply broil the grapefruit slices until w…View slide
Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

We love that Bundt cakes don't demand frosting—just let a sweet lemon glaze run over the poppy-see…View slide
Apricot-Almond Clafouti

Apricot-Almond Clafouti

Originally from the Limousin region of France, clafouti is sort of a cross between a flan and a frui…View slide
Gingered Cranberry-Pear Cobbler

Gingered Cranberry-Pear Cob…

Cranberries add a particularly pleasing tartness and color to pears. Fresh ginger, lemon and vanilla…View slide
Citrus-Kissed Honey Buttons

Citrus-Kissed Honey Buttons

These citrus-flavored sugar cookies are a lovely addition to any holiday cookie platter.…View slide
Marmalade-Glazed Orange Cheesecake

Marmalade-Glazed Orange Che…

Our Test Kitchen created this showpiece cheesecake to celebrate one of winter's brightest gifts: the…View slide
Tangerine-Chocolate Tart

Tangerine-Chocolate Tart

Featuring the first citrus of the season, almonds and deep chocolate, this tart is the stuff celebra…View slide
Lemon Verbena Cheesecake

Lemon Verbena Cheesecake

With its exquisite lemon-oil fragrance, lemon verbena adds a sophisticated accent to a creamy vanill…View slide
Poppy-Seed Cake with Lemon Curd

Poppy-Seed Cake with Lemon …

Just like your favorite morning muffin made into an elegant cake. Unlike that bakery muffin, though,…View slide
Lemon Pavlova

Lemon Pavlova

This show-stopping dessert is a New Zealand (and Australian) classic reportedly created in honor of …View slide
Mascarpone-Stuffed Figs

Mascarpone-Stuffed Figs

A creamy, honey-scented mascarpone filling makes this fresh fig recipe luxurious, yet still lets the…View slide
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