Gorgonzola Custards with Pears

Voluptuous Gorgonzola custards, called sformati, share a plate with thin slices of pears and watercress tossed in a vinaigrette. The custards can be baked ahead, so entertaining is easy.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 1

Danish Chocolate-Streusel Coffee Cake

This almond-speckled chocolate-filled coffee cake is ideal for breakfast, but it also makes a great holiday treat.

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  • 50 M
  • 4 H
  • 2

Banana and Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake

Coffee cake is given a tropical twist with the addition of ripe sweet bananas and flaky coconut. Rich macadamia nuts and cinnamon sugar top it off.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 1

Apricot-Pistachio-Lemon Coffee Cake

This cake is actually something of a misnomer, seeing as how nicely it plays with so many sippables beyond just coffee.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4

Alfajores | Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

We know many a person who fell for these dulcet dulce de leche-filled shortbread cookies while in Latin America. Few have recovered.

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  • 1 H
  • 7 H
  • 6

Rugelach

These butter-and-cream-cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 35 M
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Classic Apple Pie Recipe

The secret to this classic? Could be the two types of apples, one tart and one sweet. Then again, the uber buttery pie crust ain’t bad, either.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 28

Chocolate-Topped Vanilla Cookies

These cookies are a dramatic collaboration of chocolate and vanilla. But don’t take our word for it. Best try ’em yourself.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 2

Hazelnut, Pumpkin Seed, and Pistachio Dark Chocolate Bark

Ho ho ho. Time to melt some chocolate, toast some nuts, and cross some names off your holiday gift list.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Pear and Vanilla Cake with Custard

This vanilla cake is brightened with lemon zest and topped with a fine wreath of caramelized pears. Warm vanilla custard is poured over each wedge.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

A dark, bittersweet chocolate cake is layered with a caramel-y filling of coconut and chopped pecans and stacked tall for a dessert to impress guests.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 23

Briget’s Onion and Feta Cheese Tart

Sweet caramelized onions and Greek feta cheese make this tart an ideal companion with a salad. It’s especially easy with store-bought puff pastry.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1

Cinnamon Streusel Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Enjoy for an afternoon treat or more special occasions, this sour cream coffee cake is rich and moist with a sweet cinnamon streusel drizzled on top.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0

Portuguese Corn Bread

Broa, or Portuguese cornbread, has a distinctive whitish crust, which cracks to reveal a golden-brown crumb. This is a toothsome, hearty bread.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
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