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How To: Paint Cookies

For a fresh twist on traditional holiday cutouts, trade colored frosting and sprinkles for white icing and simple, painted designs.

Midwest Living July/August 2015 Recipes

Celebrate summer with festive Fourth of July desserts, hearty brats and summer vegetable recipes.

Pretty Tissue Paper Pumpkins

Don’t let these pumpkins fool you; the designs may look painted, but the patterns are actually created with tissue paper.

How-to for Marble Icing on Cookies

Painting beautiful swirls and twirls on cookies is a lot easier than you might think. All you need are two colors of frosting, a piping bag and a toothpick!

Midwest Living Holiday Cookbook 2011

Our 2011 annual holiday cookbook features holiday appetizers, main meals, desserts and drinks to help celebrate the season with family and friends.

Our Best Thanksgiving Desserts

Top off your Thanksgiving feast with our recipes for pumpkin pie, apple crisp, pecan bar cookies, praline layer cake and other holiday favorites.

More Seasonal & Holiday

50 Fabulous Fall Recipes

Enjoy the flavor of apples, pumpkins and other fall favorites in these tempting takes on cool-weather classics, including cobbler, pot roast, chili and pie.

35 Heavenly Homemade Food Gifts

Snacks, food gifts in a jar, cinnamon pretzels, fudge, candy and more—the season's best recipes are the ones that double as gifts, especially when you pair them with clever packaging ideas.

25 Fun St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Here are some traditional—and not-so-traditional—recipes to help you celebrate St. Patrick's Day, from hearty Irish stew to rich Irish cream cheesecake.