Pumpkin Seed Crunch

Spicy Pepita Brittle

When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. We couldn’t be more wrong.

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The Best Slow & Easy Recipes by the Editors of Cook's Illustrated

Skillet-Roasted Pears with Caramel Sauce

Sometimes the trickiest thing about a recipe is not doing anything—except, that is, exhibiting patience.

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Chocolate-Dipped Candied Citrus Peel

Chocolate-Dipped Candied Citrus Peel

A bittersweet little something to set out after even the swankiest of dinner parties, these candied citrus strips smothered in chocolate boast a velvety zing.

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Lucy and Ethel in the Candy Factory

Caribbean Rum Truffles

Rum, chocolate, honey, and butter. You’ll be glad you made a big batch when you start to see how quickly they disappear.

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Mocha-Hazelnut Recipe

Mocha-Hazelnut Truffles

Espresso and Frangelico lend these creamy white chocolate truffles incredible oomph. Tasting is believing.

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Floating Meringue Recipe

Floating Islands with Black Currant Sauce

Fanciful and a touch froufrou, these islands of fluffy poached meringues practically float on a sea of cool custard that’s tinged with a tart black currant puree.

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Honey Ginger Apple Tarts Recipe

Honey-Ginger Apple Tarts with Cinnamon-Sugar Walnuts

Apples, walnuts, and a drizzle of honey give these croustades, or tarts, their outrageously autumnal flair. The crispy, flaky pastry isn’t bad, either.

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Cherry-Vanilla Brioche Pudding Recipe

Cherry-Vanilla Brioche Pudding

No regular bread pudding, this refined affair melds brioche and creme Anglaise to truly sophisticated, pinkie-in-the-air effect.

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Honeycomb Bars Recipe

Honeycomb Bars

More luxuriant than granola bars yet with a pretense of healthfulness, these buttery, sweet snacks are just how we like our sugar fix.

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Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberries add a chewy, sweet-tartness and pistachios bring a buttery tasting richness to these biscotti, making them a must-make for Christmas.

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Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Recipe

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

These chocolate thumbprint cookies with the dollop of caramel may not be the most traditional of Christmas cookies, but they may be the most welcome.

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Eggnog Pound Cake with Crystal Rum Glaze Recipe

Eggnog Pound Cake with Crystal Rum Glaze

This tender cake is the next best thing to a cup of eggnog, flaunting those familiar flavors of rum and nutmeg.

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