Rugelach

These butter-and-cream-cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.

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  • 3 H, 35 M
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Chocolate-Topped Vanilla Cookies

These cookies are a dramatic collaboration of chocolate and vanilla. But don’t take our word for it. Best try ’em yourself.

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  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 2

Key Lime Sugar Cookies

These cookies combine the bite, citrus aroma, and sweet tartness of Key lime pie. They also have a crisp texture and slight crunch from the sugar on top.

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  • 2 H
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Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

Perhaps the most crunchy peanut butter cookies you’ll make. Seriously. And that from folks who’ve tried a lot of peanut butter cookies.

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  • 45 M
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Caramel-Topped Turtle Brownies

Topped with a layer of creamy caramel and crunchy pecans and then drizzled with chocolate, these brownies are cousins of the candies known as turtles.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
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Walnut Crescents

Make these powdery, nutty cookies to eat with coffee, making sure the table is loaded down with luscious red grapes and whatnot before you end the meal.

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  • 50 M
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Baklava

Impossibly thin sheets of phyllo, or filo, are layered between a filling of sugar, honey, ground walnuts, cinnamon, and butter. What could be more irresistible?

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Lemon Biscotti

These crunchy biscotti have a sprightly flavor thanks to fresh lemon zest, lemon oil, and a good splash of lemon-flavored vodka. A perfect snack or dessert.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Lemon Bars

Tart, sweet, and tangy, these lemon bars have a cookie crust and light dusting of powder sugar for a perfect balance of flavors.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8

Hazelnut Chocolate Tuiles

Tuile is the French word for tile. Here, a chocolate-nut mixture is draped over a rolling pin to give these confections a curve that resembles a roof tile.

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  • 1 H
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Fudgy Passover Brownies

Rich, dark, fudgy, and, yes, sinful, these brownies are studded with chopped pecans and are perfect for Passover, as they don’t use and leavening.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
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Apricot-Cherry Coconut Bars

Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these easy and almost elegant bars are altogether appropriate for a little afternoon procrastination.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies, basically sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder, are a great tea partner. The cookies can stand up to dunking.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 10

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Biscotti

The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
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