These cookies, which are a dramatic collaboration of chocolate and vanilla, spring from piping swirls of rich chocolate frosting onto lush vanilla 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.
These cookies are filled with crunchy bits of peanuts, peanut butter–in short, they’re the most peanut-y cookies you’ll make. Add chocolate for more flavor.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Tart, sweet, and tangy, these lemon bars have a cookie crust and light dusting of powder sugar for a perfect balance of flavors.
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.
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.
Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these elegant and easy bars are altogether appropriate for a proper spot of tea–not to mention countless other occasions.
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 cookies are studded with chocolate chips and drizzled with–what else?–a chocolate glaze. Dastardly good.
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 colorful treats are flavored with vanilla and apricot and coated in chocolate. A great Christmas gift.
A decadent chocolate filling, called ganache, is sandwiched between two ultra-peanut butter cookies, making for a crunchy version of a peanut butter cup.
These perfect little meringue cookies sandwich a whipped cream filling and are so airy they actually melt in your mouth–they’re that delicate.
Simplicity personified. Nutella or your favorite jam is sandwiched between two cream cheese-hazelnut shortbread cookies. Dunk them in milk or a cup of coffee.
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.
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