Valentine's Day may be about romance, but it has always been sweetly innocent. Making these heart cookies will take you back to grade school, except the construction paper and glitter have been replaced with cookie dough and sugar crystals.
Skip the green food coloring. We've raised the bar for Saint Patty's Day desserts. These blondies are enriched with Irish coffee-inspired flavors -- ground coffee in the batter, whiskey in the sugar glaze. And you don't have to pull out the heavy stand mixer: A bowl and a wooden spoon will do.
It's time for Christmas cookies! Choose from our very favorite cookie recipes to share with family and friends, including gingerbread, speculaas, biscotti, pfeffernussen, chocolate chip, and snickerdoodles.
Filled with dried fruit and toasted nuts, biscotti are wonderful Christmas cookies. These crisp and crunchy twice-baked treats are perfect for dipping into a mug of hot cocoa, mulled wine, or cold milk. Thanks to their crisp texture, biscotti last for several weeks and hold up very well for mailing, making them perfect for holiday gift-giving.
Icebox cookies are indispensable for busy bakers: Keep a ready supply of dough on hand for instant sweet gratification. Choose from 27 favorite recipes, including including basic sugar cookies, chocolate wafers, orange-ginger rounds, and cranberry Noels.
This collection of sophisticated cookie recipes will impress your most discriminating and food-loving friends for Christmas gift-giving. Some of these cookies are flavored with rum, brandy, or fruit liqueurs, and others with sweet and savory spices and herbs, including anise, black pepper, and rosemary. Some of these cookies are delicate and elegant, while others are rich and multilayered. And, all of these cookie recipes are great fun for food-lovers to make and eat.