Fruit Desserts

Soak cherries for 20 min. in a shallow baking dish with just enough hot water to cover. Drain cherries and squeeze to remove extra liquid; coarsely chop. In a medium mixing bowl, toss chopped...

Easy
Makes 30

In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt; cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs about the size of peas. In small bowl, combine whipping...

Moderate
Makes 12

In a large saucepan, heat cream over medium heat until mixture just begins to boil (about 8 min.); remove from heat and add chocolate. Let stand 5 min.; whisk until chocolate is melted and smooth...

Moderate
Serves 8

Thinly slice each croissant horizontally into 5-6 slices; lay in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. In a microwave-safe dish, heat chocolate sauce with cream in the microwave until very...

Easy
Serves 4

Wash strawberries; arrange on paper towels and pat dry. To temper chocolate, break up chocolate bars into small pieces; place in a microwave safe bowl, reserving several pieces. Microwave,...

Easy
Makes about 16

Unfold pie crusts; cut 4 (4 ½") circles from each crust. Carefully press circles into bottom and up side of 8 (4") ramekins; prick the bottom of each crust several times with a fork. Arrange on a...

Easy
Serves 8

In medium saucepan, combine first 5 ingredients; bring to a boil over high heat. Boil until thick and syrupy (about 5 min.); cool to room temperature. Marinate peach halves in glaze up to 1 hr.To...

Easy
Serves 6

Using a sharp knife, cut about 1/2" from both ends of each orange, exposing the flesh. Set the fruit on one end and slice off strips of peel and white pith using a steady downward motion while...

Easy
Serves 4

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; add remaining ingredients all at once and whisk until smooth. Heat a 6-8" nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spray pan...

Easy
Makes 12

In mixer bowl, combine sugar and butter on low speed until light and fluffy (2-3 min.); beat in egg whites. Add flour, almonds, cocoa and salt, beating until thoroughly combined. Spoon about 2...

Moderate
Makes 14 cones

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