Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these easy and almost elegant bars are altogether appropriate for a little afternoon procrastination.
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.
The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.
Popular in Lebanon and Syria, these sweets are rich semolina cookies shaped around a date paste perfumed with orange-flower water and rose water. Delicate.
Also known as Neapolitan or Venetian cookies, these vivid cakes are stacked and sliced and dubbed cookies. We can deal.
As with most things peanut butter and chocolate, these cookie sandwiches are luxuriousness and comfort all at once.
These perfect little meringue cookies sandwich a whipped cream filling and are so airy they actually melt in your mouth–they’re that delicate.
Nutella sandwiched between hazelnut shortbread cookies. Goodness to the second degree.
These bite-size homemade candy bars made with coconut, dipped in bittersweet chocolate, and rolled in nuts will have you singing for almond joy.
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.
This updated version of Devil Dogs is chocolate-y, cake-y cookies sandwiching a creamy, vanilla-y filling.
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.
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