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Italian Chocolate Spice Cookies

9 reviews

I recently found this old family recipe in my mom’s kitchen. I made a few adjustments to streamline the process, and the cookies turned out wonderfully. —Shawn Barto, Winter Garden, Florida

Favorite Italian Cake

22 reviews

Marilyn Morel

Here’s a scrumptious cake that melts in your mouth and makes you say, “Mil...

Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...

Makeover Italian Cream Cake

2 reviews

This lightened up version of a classic cake will be a happy ending to any meal. The original recipe comes...

Italian Cream Cake

Sweet, cream cheese frostings served atop tender cakes make luscious desserts. And Joanne Brininstool’s take on a classic is a...

Double Shot Espresso Ganache Cake

The Place is "Harry's Bar" in Venice, Italy, and my recipe is a near-perfect re-creation of their double shot Espresso...

Lovely Cherry Layer Cake

5 reviews

"This delicious eye-catching cake is a variation of an Italian dessert recipe that's been in my family for years," says...

Italian Rainbow Cookies

8 reviews

My family has made these classic Italian cookies for generations, and this homemade version is so much better than the...

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Italian Christmas Cookies

55 reviews

A single batch of these ricotta cheese cookies is never enough. I usually make one to give away and two...

Tiramisu Toffee Torte

55 reviews

Tiramisu is Italian for "pick-me-up," and this treat truly lives up to its name. The torte is truly worth every...

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Coconut Italian Cream Cake

23 reviews

I’d never tasted an Italian cream cake before moving to Colorado. Now I bake for people in the area, and...

Tender Italian Sugar Cookies

34 reviews

These traditional Italian cookies are moist and tender. —Weda Mosellie, Phillipsburg, New Jersey


68 reviews

The compliments are well worth making these Sicilian cookies—they're the best recipe I've found! —Carolyn Fafinski, Dunkirk, New York