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Date Nut Balls

A friend gave me this recipe more than 30 years ago. It is my husband's favorite treat. I like these with pecans or walnuts. If you do not like nuts, omit the nuts and use 3 cups Rice Krispies. —Melinda Lord, Washington, Iowa

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Pistachio Cranberry Bark

I picked up this bark recipe at a Christmas sweets swap hosted by a woman in my Bible study group....


Cherry Pistachio Bark

Dotted with red cherry bits, these diamond-shaped pieces are lovely on a tray. Plus, they come together quickly with four...


Cranberry Nut Bark

Studded with chunks or cranberries and nuts, this sweet creamy confection is the perfect last-minute gift! It's ready to wrap...


Black ‘n’ White Pistachio Bark

You need only four basic ingredients to whip up this sweet and nutty treat. Sized right for two, it's an...

Pistachio Brittle

"This crunchy nut brittle is a favorite of my family," reports Cheryl Brungardt of Wheat Ridge Colorado. "It's a snap...


Rich Pistachio Brittle

Here's a fun twist on traditional brittle. Pistachios not only add wonderful taste to the rich, buttery candy, but delicious...

Orange-Pistachio Divinity

Old-fashioned divinity candy is even yummier with a hint of refreshing orange zest and bits of crunchy pistachios. Store-bought versions...


Pistachio Coconut Chews

Fans of coconut will enjoy that ingredient in both the top and bottom layers of these nutty, chewy confections. Spiced...


Cranberry-Pistachio Truffles

These cranberry-studded truffles are rich, creamy and encrusted with pistachios. They’re a favorite indulgence during the holidays. —Michael Jones, Yorktwon,...