All Cooking Light recipes have to meet our high standards, but a few each issue are so great that they end up as staff favorites. One example
is this white cheese-topped pizza from our feature on a Southern Christmas open house. A couple of slices also make a nice
light dinner, especially paired with a soup or salad.
View Recipe: Pizza Bianca with Arugula, Bacon, and Mushrooms
These crunchy and lightly sweet biscotti are great with espresso or French roast coffee after dinner. Though any nuts will
work, pine nuts offer sophisticated taste.
View Recipe: Pine Nut Biscotti
From our Dinner Tonight collection, these filets can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Accompany with simple, savory
sides like sautéed mushrooms and mashed potatoes.
View Recipe: Filet Mignon with Cabernet Sauce
Sweet and chewy, these cookies are sometimes called seven-layer bars. Tip: They can create a sticky mess in the pan, so it's
crucial to line it with parchment paper. Because the milk needs to seep into the graham cracker crumbs, don't pack the crumbs
too tightly in the bottom of the pan.
View Recipe: Hello Dolly Bars
A combination of cocoa powder and dark chocolate offers acidity and flowery notes in this pretty pudding from our story on
the power of chocolate.
View Recipe: Creamiest Chocolate Pudding
Reader Kathleen Barber submitted this family favorite that she modified to reduce fat and calories while maintaining its sweet,
buttery richness. Her changes were successful, earning our Test Kitchens' highest praise.
View Recipe: Bourbon Bread Pudding