Cherry is a common fruit found in desserts from cookies and pies to cakes and more. A recipe such as Cherry Chessecake Kuchen will show you just how good cherry can be in a cheesecake, too.See Popular Cherry Cheesecake Recipes
New York may be the Big Apple, but when it comes to the city's iconic cheesecake, cherries rule the day. True to its heritage, the filling is super-dense and rich.
With its bottom layer fudgy like a brownie and its creamy cheesecake layer filled with cherry pieces, this combination receives rave reviews.
This cheesecake is thick, rich, and chocolatey and has just a touch of coffee. What a fantastic dessert!
Light cream cheese, egg product, and fat-free sour cream lower the fat in this lighter version of a classic cheesecake. Melted chocolate bars turn it into an even more indulgent dessert.
A good cheesecake can be hard to find. Too often this dessert is a dense, heavy brick -- more like a wedge of actual cheese than an airy yet creamy treat. But really good cheesecake (the kind that puts you in a kind of heavenly, close-eyed daze at first bite) is actually one of the most delicious desserts ever concocted.
Easy recipes -- especially easy dessert recipes -- are what we want as the holidays draw near. Give us rich, indulgent desserts, too, like maybe luscious cheesecake. Even though cheesecake is not served warm, there's something about these easy cheesecake recipes that make them perfect for a cool mid-autumn treat.
There's something about recipes for spring dessert bars that seems to herald the end of winter as fast as any robin or daffodil. They taste better, too. If spring is a celebration, then these healthy and easy-to-make desserts are the festive conclusion to any meal.
Your idea of a good time may be a trip to the movies, a day at the beach or a few hours on a shady hammock. Mine's a morning with a cherry pitter, a ratty apron, and some old CDs playing at ear-busting decibels. Fresh cherries, in blood-red or blush-and-gold, offer sweet, juicy rewards, and in our many years of intense courtship, they've never once let me down.
Pie should really get its own annual marketing campaign: "The Official Dessert of Thanksgiving." No one would contest it; after all, it's exceedingly rare to see a Thanksgiving table that doesn't contain at least one variety of pie. Pumpkin, apple, chocolate silk, pecan ... There's no denying that Americans are wild for our favorite flavors baked up in a buttery pastry crust.
Think of the love, all chocolate-coated. You see, Valentine's Day also happens to be my husband's birthday. This is excellent from the point of view of a themed-birthday dinner.
Christmas cookies take center-stage this time of year, but when we say "cookies," most of us mean so much more. In fact, as much as I love holiday gingerbread men and sugar cookies, I would be completely disappointed if the treat table didn't include a single bona fide Christmas cookie ... so long as there's plenty of other Christmas goodies.