Baklava Recipe

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
  • 0
Lemon Biscotti Recipe

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
  • 0
Lemon Bars

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
  • 6
Hazelnut Chocolate Tuiles Recipe

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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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
The Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking by Phyllis Glazer

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
  • 0
Apricot Cherry Coconut Bar

Apricot-Cherry Coconut Bars

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.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1
Spoon with star anise

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
  • 8
Great Cookies

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Biscotti

The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti cookies are studded with chocolate chips and drizzled with–what else?–a chocolate glaze. Dastardly good.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 1
Date Cookies Recipe

Traveler’s Date Cookies

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.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Rainbow Cookies Recipe

Rainbow Cookies

Also known as Neapolitan or Venetian cookies, these vivid cakes are stacked and sliced and dubbed cookies. We can deal.

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  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 17

Peanut Butter Ganache Cookies

A decadent chocolate filling, called ganache, is sandwiched between two ultra-peanut butter cookies, making for a crunchy version of a peanut butter cup.

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  • 40 M
  • 50 M
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Macaron Recipe

Cream-Filled Macaroon Meringue Cookies

These perfect little meringue cookies sandwich a whipped cream filling and are so airy they actually melt in your mouth–they’re that delicate.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 5
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