Chilling Recipes

Here’s how to use chilling recipes for make-ahead dishes, baked goods, marinades and more.

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Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that eggs are the key to making a smooth and creamy treat that rivals what you can get at a premium ice cream shop. —Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

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Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...


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Mississippi Mud Pie

This southern favorite is one my family can never get enough of and there are never any leftovers. My grandmother,...


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Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

Who can resist soft chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a layer of fluffy white frosting? Mom has made these for...


Sweetened Whipped Cream

Whipped cream recipes don't have to be hard. This one can even be made ahead. Slightly underwhip the cream, then...

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Pistachio Mallow Salad

This fluffy pistachio salad is a real treat since it's creamy but not overly sweet. It's easy to mix up,...


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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Need to bring a dish to pass this weekend? This make-ahead strawberry pretzel salad will disappear quickly at any potluck....

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Best Deviled Eggs

Herbs lend amazing flavor to these deviled eggs, which truly are the best you can make! The recipe includes tasty...


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Chocolate Billionaires

Everyone raves about these chocolate and caramel candies. I received the recipe from a friend while living in Texas. When...


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Chocolate Chip Cookie Delight

This is a simple chocolate delight recipe for any type of potluck occasion, and the pan always comes home empty....


Chocolate Truffle Cake

Love chocolate? Then this tender, luxurious layer cake is for you. With a ganache glaze and a fabulous bittersweet filling,...

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Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Not only is this my family's favorite festive dessert, but it makes a delicious holiday present, too. Best of all,...


Dill Dip

Be prepared—you'll likely need to make a double batch of this delightful dill dip recipe. One batch is never enough...


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Lemon Pudding Dessert

After a big meal, folks really go for this light lemon treat. The shortbread crust is the perfect base for...


Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...


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Heavenly Filled Strawberries

These luscious stuffed berries are the perfect bite-sized dessert. —Stephen Munro, Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia

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Make-Ahead Coffee Cake

This is a wonderful timesaver because it's assembled the night before. My kids think the nutty topping, sweet glaze and...


Pear Tart

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


Strawberry Poke Cake

That classic spring treat—strawberry shortcake—takes on a wonderful new twist with this strawberry poke cake recipe. Strawberry gelatin and strawberries...


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Antipasto Platter

We entertain often, and an antipasto platter is one of our favorite crowd-pleasers. Guests love having their choice of so...


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...


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Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars

What did I do when I couldn’t decide between two of my favorite desserts? I combined them! This snickerdoodle-blondie hybrid...


Garden Salsa vsa

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This garden salsa recipe combines ripe ingredients and subtle seasonings to make a real summer treat. —Michelle Beran, Caflin, Kansas