16 Sweets for the Sweet 16
Read on for these sweet recipes.
Oreo Cookie Ball
Looking for an unusual cookie recipe? Have a ball with this easy and tasty Cookie Ball recipe!
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Strawberry Pâté di Frutta
If you cover this dish at room temperature, it will keep for up to five days!
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Peanut Butter Fudge Bites
Butterscotch pudding and a sprinkling of chopped peanuts give these Peanut Butter Fudge Bites their moist and nutty appeal.
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You don't have to sit around a fire to enjoy S'mores. Just be sure to watch them carefully under the broiler - the marshmallows can go from perfectly toasted to charcoal in a hurry.
Get the recipe: Indoor S'Mores
Easy Oreo Truffles
These truffles are so easy and the kids will will love the added Oreo cookies!
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A touch of lemon juice and Grand Marnier add zippy citrus notes to fresh strawberries. Serve with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream.
Get the recipe: Citrus-Infused Strawberries
Bittersweet Chocolate-Orange Truffles
While orange adds an exotic note, much of the flavor of these simple yet sophisticated candies comes from the chocolate, so choose a semisweet or bittersweet with a flavor and level of sweetness you enjoy. The recipe makes a big batch of truffles - plenty for gift-giving. Although they should be stored in the refrigerator, they're best served after sitting at room temperature for about five minutes.
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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Ribbon Dessert
Peanut butter and chocolate for dessert? Always!
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Deliciously addictive, these simple fruit candies have an intense cranberry-raspberry flavor and a consistency vaguely reminiscent of soft gumdrops. The individual candies are normally rolled in granulated sugar, but for a different, frosted look and smooth consistency, you can roll them in sifted powdered sugar instead.
Get the recipe: Cranberry-Raspberry Jellies
Chocolate & Nut Butter Bites
Sweet satisfaction in seconds.
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A boozy fire emanates from these drunken cherries that get better with age. Serve them with cheese or combine the cherry-infused bourbon with seltzer or other soda to make a special cocktail.
Get the recipe: Bourbon Cherries
Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
Thumbprint cookies are an old-fashioned treat, a little cookie well holding a dot of jam. Here, they're reinterpreted with walnut oil and whole-wheat pastry flour for today's healthier eating standards - and, of course, with chocolate, simply for the taste.
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You'll love making these peanut butter-graham no-bake cookie treats!
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Lemon Puddin' Pops
These tasty lemon pops are creamy and delicious.
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Pineapple Coconut Bites
These mini tarts use whole-wheat pastry flour and less butter and sugar.
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Is there a better way to enjoy the Sweet 16 than with sweets? We think not.
Sweeten up March Madness with these delicious recipes. Cookies, truffles and other little bites will be perfect for a game night party.
Check out the slideshow above for the sweetest treats.