Winter Recipes

Warm up with our best winter recipes, cooking tips and entertaining ideas. Among our favorite family activities and party ideas, you’ll find hearty, heart-warming comfort foods like soups, casseroles, warm drinks and more.

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Spiced Indian Rusks

Indian cake rusks, or delicious soft cakes, use traditional warm spices and can have add in's like fruit or nuts but they can also be dipped in chocolate. This plain version is a favorite of my friends and family. — Mary Lou Timpson, Centennial Park, Arizona

Simits

These bread treats come from my Turkish heritage and they are commonly eaten for breakfast. You'll find them sold from...


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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Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


I Like to Eat Apples and Bananas Bread

My children love to bake (and eat) all kinds of banana bread. They make this all by themselves, with just...

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Cocoa Cake

THIS CAKE is so moist it doesn't need frosting. I simply sprinkle powdered sugar over the top. It's my favorite...


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Best Ever Bread Pudding

The secret to incredible bread pudding with a soft middle and crisp edges starts with leftover dinner rolls. I picked...

Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Turn a box of red velvet cake mix into this easy dessert—or breakfast! The icing tastes good and makes a...


Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Pudding

This rich bread pudding recipe goes together in minutes. There’s plenty of old-fashioned flavor, so it’s sure to become a...


Baked French Toast

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


Pear Tart

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

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...