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Chocolate-and-Peppermint Stars

Time:3 hours
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Linzer Stars

Time:3 hours
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup hazelnut flour
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Salt
  • 1 cup pecans (4 ounces)
  • 2 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • All-purpose flour, for surface
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • 6 tablespoons raspberry preserves
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Apricot and Ganache Tartlets

Time:6 hours
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Gingerbread Nativity Creche

Ingredients
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsulfured molasses
  • Royal Icing
  • Brown gel-paste food coloring
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Donkey Sugar Cookie

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Sheep Sugar Cookie

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Chocolate 'n' Cream Sandwich Cookies

Time:35 mins
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Chocolate Tart with Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust

Time:1 hour 15 mins
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Pastry Wreath with Orange-Rum Cream

Time:3 hours
Other Ideas:
Almonds, Cream, French, Pate a choux
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup whole almonds
  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Orange-Rum Pastry Cream
  • Salt
  • Thinly sliced candied orange peel (sidwainer.com)
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sanding sugar (optional)
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Madeleines

Other Ideas:
Cookies, French
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for molds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fleur de sel or pinch of fine sea salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and warm, plus unmelted for molds
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
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