Linzer Heart Cookies

Linzer Heart Cookies

A batch of hazelnut-inflected, raspberry-jamwiched linzers is nothing if not a testament to your heart most definitely being in the right place.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse Tart Recipe

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
Espresso Cake

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
  • 31
Meyer Lemon Curd

Meyer Lemon Curd

You may think you’re going to gift these little half-pint jars of lemon curd, but who are you kidding? Our money says you’ll be lapping it up straight from the jar.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 20
Homemade Oreos Recipe

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
All-in-One Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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
Pain d'Epice Cookies Recipe

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
Cranberry Cosmopolitan

Cranberry Cosmopolitan

Pity the pilgrims. They hadn’t yet conjured this cranberry cosmo, which is a cinch to make and ensures Thanksgiving is a lot more tolerable. Sure beats mead.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

Coconut Cream Pie

A retro classic with a velvety coconut custard buried beneath billows of sweet, luscious, airy meringue and cushioned by a tender, flaky, buttery lard crust. You’re welcome.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Torte

This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, count ‘em, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 28
Carrot-Zucchini Bread

Carrot-Zucchini Bread with Candied Ginger

Flecks of brilliant orange and green bejewel this not-so-common quick bread, but what adds a royal je ne sais quoi is the robust bursts of candied ginger.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10
Lemon Drop Martini

Rosemary Lemon Drop

This classy little number shamelessly flaunts its herbal notes, making it as suave and cosmopolitan as far more complicated, not to mention classic, cocktails.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 10
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