Make-Ahead

Beat the weeknight clock with these make-ahead recipes! From breakfast to dinner, set yourself up for a tasty meal.

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Coffee Cheesecake

Coffee lovers will line up for this rich coffee cheesecake. It's creamy and just mildly sweet, which allows the coffee flavor to shine through. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is one of those desserts that you basically can throw anything into. It's the kitchen sink of desserts....


Orange Sweet Rolls

This orange sweet rolls recipe is so dependable—I make it a lot during the holidays because it’s quick and delicious....


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Chocolate Babka

I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...


Meringue-Topped Pecan Custard Pie

I only use this recipe on special occasions. It's an amazing variation on the pecan pie everyone knows—the filling is...

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Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...


Sweet Potato Coconut Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

My grandmother's sweet potato casserole contains coconut and marshmallows. I thought it would be even better as a pie. —Simone...

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Easy Fresh Strawberry Pie

For my mother's birthday, I made this strawberry pie recipe instead of a cake. Since it was mid-May in Oklahoma,...


Baked French Toast

Any day is special when Mom makes one of her French toast recipes, like this do-ahead baked version. —Jill Baughman,...


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Caramel-Pecan Monkey Bread

The kids will get a kick out of pulling off gooey pieces of this delectable monkey bread. It's hard to...


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Chocolate Chip Cookie Delight

This is a simple chocolate delight recipe for any type of potluck occasion, and the pan always comes home empty....

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Mixed Berry Pie

Here's a delightful way to enjoy summertime fruits. If you're short on one of the berries, just make up the...


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Lemon Pudding Dessert

After a big meal, folks really go for this light lemon treat. The shortbread crust is the perfect base for...


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Classic Lemon Meringue Pie

This is the one and only lemon meringue pie recipe you'll ever need. The flaky and tender from-scratch crust is...


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Make-Ahead Coffee Cake

This is a wonderful time-saver because it's assembled the night before. My kids think the nutty topping, sweet glaze and...


Pear Tart

My sister-in-law brought this pretty pastry to dinner one night, and we all went back for seconds. It is truly...

Strawberry Poke Cake

That classic spring treat—strawberry shortcake—takes on a wonderful new twist with this strawberry poke cake recipe. Strawberry gelatin and strawberries...


Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

These little cheesecakes make a fun dessert that's just right for cooks who don't have a lot of time for...