Almond and Walnut Macaroons

Gluten free. Dairy free. Peanut free. Fuss free. And damn fine at eliciting oohs and aahs from even the most discerning cookie craving.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Crustless Greek Cheesecake

Greek cheese is smoothed into an orange, cinnamon, and vanilla base and the cheesecake is baked until golden and dense. This beauty is served slightly warm.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Grand Marnier Chocolate Cake with Shiny Icing

If you like biting into a dense, dark, deadly chocolate cake with equally sinful chocolate icing, this is the dessert for you.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 0

Indian Milk Fritters | Gulab Jamun

Have yourself a merry little Diwali or, as we like to think of it, a festival of ridiculous amounts of fried dough marvelousness.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Hedgehogs

These chocolate and rum buttercream creatures are known as Igels in Austria, where these edible versions bring a bit of whimsy to the everyday.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6 H
  • 7

Meringue Kisses

Just like a chocolate kiss, sorta, except they’re ethereally airy with a slight shortbread crunch. Definitely still chocolatey, though.

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  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 3

Apricot and Goat Cheese Tarts

These subtly sweet stone fruit tarts are perfectly appropriate for either breakfast or dessert or—because we know what you’re thinking—both.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Madeleines

Buttery, cake-y, crisp at the edges, and with a slight lilt of lemon, this cookie launched a thousand memories—and a literary masterpiece—for Marcel Proust.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Cheddar Crust Apple Pie

Each bite of this apple pie brings you a sweetly savory jolt thanks to a smattering of extra-sharp Cheddar cheese baked into the crust.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 0

Portuguese Christmas Golden Soup

Slices of sponge cake are dipped in a sugar syrup, drizzled with a custard sauce, and sprinkled with cinnamon in this Portuguese Christmas tradition.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

“Dreams” Portuguese Doughnuts

Sonhos–Portuguese for “dreams”–is the apt name for Portugal’s dreamy doughnuts that are as easy to make as they are to eat.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 15

Golden Caramels

Golden caramels — literally, that’s what these are in taste, color, and topping. Decorate each caramel square with a bit of 24-karat gold for a glitter look.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 3

French Vanilla Ice Cream

For vanilla ice cream purists, nothing competes with a recipe that relies on just the essentials: milk, sugar, vanilla bean, eggs, and cream.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Pistachio Gelato

All meaty pistachios and sweet creaminess, this is true Italian gelato. Don’t mind the drab green color; it’s a sign of authenticity.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
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