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Bittersweet chocolate

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We've taken the guesswork out of making these patisserie beauties, so you can prepare them at home (for less than 25 cents a pop!). Be sure to weigh the ingredients precisely, and follow the step-by-step directions to make meringue, fold in the hazelnut mixture, and pipe the batter into rounds. Delight one and all with the gorgeous, delicious, professional-looking results.

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We've taken the guesswork out of making these patisserie beauties, so you can prepare them at home (for less than 25 cents a pop!). Be sure to weigh the ingredients precisely, and follow the step-by-step directions to make meringue, fold in the almond mixture, and pipe the batter into rounds. Delight one and all with the gorgeous, delicious, professional-looking results.

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Get the irresistible crunch of traditionally twice-baked biscotti from a single quick stint in the oven by scooping the dough into bite-size mounds. These poppers have the same silky chocolate dip as the classics sold in coffee shops but offer surprising add-ins (think grapefruit zest and shredded coconut).The dipped cookies can be stored in a single layer in a cool place for up to a week.

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It's fun to use pistachios for some of these and pecans for others, but of course you can stick with one or the other. It's best to bake them on a dry day; if it's even slightly humid, the meringues may take longer to crisp in the oven. The meringues can be made up to five days ahead and stored in a cool, dry place.

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This quick and easy recipe for rich chocolate treats comes from Faith Durand, Executive Editor of The Kitchn, from her book Bakeless Sweets. They have a pleasantly nutty flavor, with crisp bits of crushed cracker and chopped hazelnut mixed in -- and you can put them together in just a few minutes.