Food & Drink

Sweet treats are a breeze to whip up

The holiday frenzy soon will be here, and with it comes stressful time for busy cooks.

Who has time to make dessert? Boxed treats are great, but sometimes they just don't satisfy a sweet tooth like a homemade sweet surprise.

Lauren Chattman comes to the rescue with "Dessert Express: 100 Sweet Treats You can Make in 30 Minutes or Less" (Taunton Press, $17.95).

Chattman shows how to make only what you need for the moment and use pantry staples.

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