Certainly you’ve heard the story behind this reputedly $250 recipe. But have you tasted the cookies? That’s what we thought. Let’s remedy that.
These Florentines have a thin nut crust topped with chewy caramel covered with sliced almonds. Drizzled on top of the Florentines is a zigzag of chocolate.
Remember Devil Dogs? These are an uptown version. Chocolate-y cake sandwiches a creamy vanilla-scented filling, making it the perfect afternoon snack.
Sugar cookies flavored with vanilla and orange zest are covered with icing and decorated with sanding sugar and silvery dragees for a Christmas-y look.
Shortbread wedge cookies rife with ginger and lemon zest are baked to a lightly golden then topped with a creamy lemon glaze. A perfect tea treat of dessert.
There’s a double whammy of chocolate in these sweet treats: chocolate cookies studded with chunks of chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.
These sugar-spice cookies get their kick from cinnamon, orange zest, allspice, nutmeg and cloves, not to mention a crackly orange-juice glaze on top.
Elegant, nutty shortbread, crowned with pecan halves, is baked the traditional Scottish way, in a round pan, then cut into wedges. Perfect for a tea party.
Almond and walnut meal give these macaroons a deep nutty flavor, pairing perfectly with strong coffee. Easy to make, these cookies keep for two weeks.
Just like a chocolate kiss, sorta, except they’re ethereally airy with a slight shortbread crunch. Definitely still chocolatey, though.
Buttery, cake-y, crisp at the edges, and with a slight lilt of lemon, this cookie launched a thousand memories—and a literary masterpiece—for Marcel Proust.
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