Five Favorite Desserts of 2012

Fresh Mint Semifreddo 1 cup packed mint leaves (about 1 ounce, or 30 grams) cup + 2 tbsp heavy cream 3 large eggs at room temperature, separated cup + cup granulated sugar Green food coloring, optional Chocolate sauce or ganache for topping.

Driscoll's Red and Golden Raspberry White Chocolate Napoleon #DriscollsSweepstakes

© Noel Barnhurst Photographer : Red and Golden Raspberry White Chocolate Napoleon : Recipe courtesy of Driscoll's

❃♕ Raspberry Cream Pie with Dark Chocolate

This Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cream Pie is a perfect blend of raspberries and chocolate in a beautifully light cream pie!

Two crisp, buttery lemon shortbread cookies filled with fresh raspberry buttercream make for a delightfully delicious treat! Pink, delicate

A buttery, rich shortbread with a deep chocolate taste. You will need both a larger (about and a smaller heart shaped cookie cutter

Driscoll's Nutmeg Shortcakes with Gingered Raspberries

Nutmeg Shortcakes with Gingered Raspberries. Intrigued with the gingered raspberries. Too bad there's buttermilk in it so I can't make it for Julie.

Raspberry Martini Shooters by Bakers Royale by desertflower

Rasberry Martini Mousse Shooters Ingredients: white chocolate, melted (about 1 cup) 3 oz dark chocolate, melted (about cup) 1 cup heavy cream, cold cup confectioner sugar cup vodka 4 oz raspberries, pureed