Sweets to Share

Feel like a kid in a candy store: Choose from irresistible treats for friends and family.

Photo By: Karl Juengel/Studio D ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2009

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

When classic Southern red velvet cake meets Maine's famous whoopie pie, it's a match made in dessert heaven. These individually-sized treats have a chocolatey exterior and a sweet cream cheese filling.

Get the Recipe: Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Toasted Coconut Marshmallows

Homemade marshmallows are sticky, gooey and worth the time they take to make. Try Ina's no-fail recipe.

Get the Recipe: Toasted Coconut Marshmallows

Iced Citrus Crackle Cookies

Use your favorite citrus fruit (like lemon, orange or lime) to add a punch of flavor to these any-day crackle cookies. Add zest and citrus extract to the batter, then flavor the icing with fresh-squeezed juice.

Get the Recipe: Iced Citrus Crackle Cookie

Chocolate-Covered Pretzels With Sprinkles

Kids will love making Paula's sparkly treats.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Covered Pretzels with Sprinkles

No-Fail Classic Banana Bread

Make a double batch of this banana bread — you'll have plenty of uses for this quick bread, from weekend breakfasts to last-minute gifts.

Get the Recipe: Banana Bread

Caramel Ganache

Caramel and chocolate join forces to create the most decadent ice cream sundae topping ever.

Get the Recipe: Caramel Ganache

Cranberry-Pecan Biscotti

Transform corn muffin mix into these cranberry and pecan-studded biscotti. They store well, so keep a jar on the counter for coffee breaks and unexpected guests.

Get the Recipe: Cranberry Pecan Biscotti

Psychedellic Lollipops

For this grown-up take on lollipops, flavor the sugar mixture with orange extract and swirl in colorful free-form designs.

Get the Recipe: Psychedelic Lollipops

Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pops

To turn cheesecake into a portable party food, put it on a stick! Cover cubes of homemade peanut butter cheesecake with dark chocolate.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pops

Crunchy Cereal Trail Mix

Bag up this hearty snack mix, made with oats, honey, coconut and a blend of cereals, for an on-the-go snack. Or, pour some into a pretty jar for an edible gift.

Get the Recipe: Crunchy Cereal Trail Mix

Next Up