Mexican Hot Chocolate | Chocolate Caliente

This concoction of hot milk and Mexico’s incomparable chocolate is whipped into a frenzy with a milinillo–Mexico’s unplugged answer to the immersion blender.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 9

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse Tart

Bet you’ll never go back to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup after experiencing this lighter-than-air peanut-butter mousse and knee-weakening chocolate ganache topping.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 50 M
  • 37

Sweet Peanut Butter Cookie Tart Crust

This incredibly delicate yet intensely flavored crust is the ideal foundation for Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse Tart.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 9

Margaret’s Espresso Cake

Rich, robustly flavored, and rousing in the way only espresso can be, this is the ne plus ultra of coffee cakes.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 35

Nutmeg Cake

This spice cake is soaked with rum syrup, making a lovely, albeit slightly boozy, gift when wrapped in parchment and tied with a bow.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 17

C is for Christmas Cookies

Introducing our Christmas Cookies Collection for 2010. They’re our favorite crunchables for the holiday season.

Homemade Oreos

These homemade Oreos aren’t the treats of childhood. These are intensely chocolate-y. Definitely a grown-up indulgence.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 10 M
  • 7

Mix-and-Match Thumbprint Cookies

Remember those thumbprint cookies your grandma use to make? They were the perfect spot-of-jam delivery system. These little darlings are no different. Well, a little different…

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 3

Gianduia “Nutella” Brownies

And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). The world has been a more glorious place ever since.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Pain d’Épice Cookies

There’s a bit of France in these cookies, which evoke all the familiar flavors of the traditional pain d’epice bread (that’s just fancy for “spice bread”) in a far more festive form.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Hanukkah Jelly Doughnuts | Sufganiyot

Perhaps the easiest jelly doughnut recipe ever, this recipe doesn’t require you to fill the cloud of dough with jelly. Instead you simply spoon some on top. Bliss.

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  • 40 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Candied Orange Peel

Serve this candied orange peel on its own, toss it in granulated sugar after it dries for a festive look, or dip it in melted chocolate.

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  • 50 M
  • 12 H, 50 M
  • 0

Cranberry Sorbet

This pretty little number is sweet and tart and sassy enough to hold its own against all manner of menus, whether holiday or more humdrum.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 18

Thanksgiving 2010: Coloring Outside the Lines

For Thanksgiving dinner this year, we’ve colored outside the lines and put together a fantastic menu. All the familiar ingredients in unexpected ways.

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