For the Love of Sweets

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For the Love of Sweets

Get inspired to enter our For the Love of Sweets contest by checking out this slideshow of our favorite desserts!

Mini Cheesecakes

Top these adorable mini cakes with blueberries and lemon zest or strawberries and mint sprigs.

Get the Recipe: Mini Cheesecakes

Brown Butter-Sour Cream Crumb Cake

Excellent with coffee or tea, this moist cake has lots of crisp, salty, buttery crumbs on top.

Get the Recipe: Brown Butter-Sour Cream Crumb Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Chocolate, peanut butter and pretzels are an unbeatable combination. Adding jelly, jam, or preserves to it added a sweet tartness that gave the bars a little more depth.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Winter Berry Chocolate Cake

This dessert is elegant and rich.

Get the Recipe: Winter Berry Chocolate Cake

Chocolate-Hazelnut Baklava

The baklava is fabulous even with a basic honey syrup; no need for cocoa nibs and cinnamon.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Hazelnut Baklava

Pecan-Cinnamon Wafers

These healthier pecan butter cookies are made with whole-wheat pastry flour and plenty of nuts.

Get the Recipe: Pecan-Cinnamon Wafers

Jumbo Brownies

"Like all great desserts," says Anne Quatrano, "these brownies have only three pertinent flavors: chocolate, butter and walnuts." Quatrano, a Food & Wine Best New Chef 1995, is the chef of a small empire of restaurants in Atlanta.

Get the Recipe: Jumbo Brownies

Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake

This is one of the best upside-down cakes ever—the maple syrup infuses both the apples and the cake, making the dessert taste like a stack of apple pancakes.

Get the Recipe: Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake


This Valentine's Day, Kitchen Daily wants to know the one sweet you simply can't live without. Tell us on Facebook for a chance to win a year-long membership to Vosges' Chocolate Club!

This isn't just any monthly chocolate delivery; Vosges' 13 Moon Club Haut-Chocolate brings an artisan chocolate collection to your doorstep every month (and a special extra delivery in December). Each collection features a chocolate ritual timed to the lunar cycle. Featured chocolates include Exotic Caramels, La Parisienne Drinking Chocolate, Peanut Butter Bonbons, Krug Champagne Truffles and more.

The contest closes on Friday, February 15 at 12 pm EST.

To enter, "Like" us on Facebook and tell us one sweet you can't live without!

For some inspiration, check out the slideshow of our favorite sweets above.

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