Here are 20 of our favorite prize-tested recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine. From golden grilled apricot chicken to a cinnamon-laced coffee doughnut dessert, these reader recipes are one-of-a-kind.
Debi Carnott shares the warmth of her prize-winning winter chili, featuring savory pork and chopped onion in a creamy pumpkin-poblano stew.
Roll up Royanne Kerr's colorful, crowd-pleasing salad wraps for a lunch box or light dinner. Your mouth will water over the bacon-and-egg filling drizzled with a tangy garlic-vinegar dressing.
We love contest-winner Jan Cole Lawrenceburg's natural combination of shrimp, mango, and lime. With a little bit of honey, she sweetens up this zesty salad, then adds a handful of pecans for some crunch.
Complete with cheesy veggies, Mexican spices, and homemade tomato relish, Linda Keith's corn souffle makes one kickin' Southern side.
Props to Dee Guelcher for these pretty peach treats. Cinnamon-sugar coats the golden-orange outside while luscious vanilla cream fills the inside. Go ahead -- we dare you to eat just one.
Julie Merriman uses prosciutto, goat cheese, and her contest-winning olive tapenade for a salty, sweet, and tart flavor combo.
Doughnuts and bread pudding unite in this scrumptious, coffee-laced breakfast bake. Recipe winner Mildred Smith suggests using day-old doughnuts -- cake-style or yeast-raised -- then decorates the pudding with creamy butterscotch and colorful sprinkles.
When mulling what to have for dinner one night, prize-winner Nelia Harper conjured up this light-and-fresh Alfredo dish with ingredients she found in her fridge. To make it, simply toss noodles, green veggies, and sun-dried tomatoes in a homemade buttery-cheese sauce.
Erika Rohr Luke revamps the old vanilla ice cream from childhood days into an adult-friendly treat. Top this banana-rum concoction with caramel glaze for extra sweetness.
Creamy mayo and a pinch of Cajun seasoning combine to make one simply savory sauce for Mary Lou Cook's prize-winning sliders.
Wake up to the works -- cheesy asparagus, hard-cooked eggs, juicy tomatoes, and honey ham -- all on one golden, flaky crust. Recipe winner Caitlin Babcock sprinkles hers with spiced hollandaise for a kick that gets you going.
Making your own dough is easier than you might think. Follow our secrets to success for the tastiest pizza crust you've eaten yet.
Bite into a big, juicy salmon burger featuring garlic-soy seasonings and Jenny Higgins' famous lime mayonnaise -- a creamy concoction of crunchy red onion and zesty lime juice.
With a few drops of hot sauce and a swirl of sweet orange marmalade, Pat Banta Kreml gives classic Indian curry a Cajun kick.
Leslie Clark uses fresh poblano pepper to fire up this pesto-topped steak dinner. Plus, she's added a pinch of espresso powder to the marinade to enchance its rich and juicy Italian flavor.
Go ahead, we know you want to indulge in these irresistible chocolate cupcakes. Recipe winner Christina Jordan uses a pinch of chipotle pepper for a punchy kick, while sweet and smooth cream cheese frosting tops it all off.
Apricot makes a mouthwatering marinade in Roxanne Chan's sweet-and-savory chicken recipe -- it's packed with fresh fruity flavor and a bit of Asian zing.