Alfajores

Alfajores: The Family Cookie

Alfajores are a family staple in Ana Schwartzman’s home. No wonder: alfajores are shortbread cookies filled with dulce de leche and covered in chocolate.

Matcha Green Tea Biscotti Recipe

Ginger Crunch–Green Tea Biscotti

A great holiday gift, these homemade biscotti are made with green tea powder lending a delicate tea flavor. They are topped with a ginger and sugar coating.

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  • 1 H, 35 M
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Rugelach Recipe

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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  • 3 H, 35 M
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Chocolate-Topped Vanilla Cookies Recipe

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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  • 3 H, 15 M
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Walnut Crescents Recipe

Walnut Crescents

Make these powdery, nutty cookies to eat with coffee, making sure the table is loaded down with luscious red grapes and whatnot before you end the meal.

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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
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Great Cookies

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Biscotti

The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
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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
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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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  • 17
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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  • 3 H, 20 M
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Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

Nutella sandwiched between hazelnut shortbread cookies. Goodness to the second degree.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H
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Florentines Recipe

Florentines

These Florentines have a thin nut crust topped with chewy caramel covered with sliced almonds. Drizzled on top of the Florentines is a zigzag of chocolate.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
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