Rugelach

Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach

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

  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 2
12 Key lime sugar cookies in the shape of lime wedges with lime icing

Key Lime Sugar Cookies

These cookies combine the bite, citrus aroma, and sweet tartness of Key lime pie. They also have a crisp texture and slight crunch from the sugar on top.

  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 3
A wire rack with four walnut crescent cookies that have been covered with powered sugar

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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
The half-moon biscotti cookies on a yellow glass plate

Lemon Biscotti

These crunchy biscotti have a sprightly flavor thanks to fresh lemon zest, lemon oil, and a good splash of lemon-flavored vodka. A perfect snack or dessert.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Apricot Cherry Coconut Bar

Apricot-Cherry Coconut Bars

Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these easy and almost elegant bars are altogether appropriate for a little afternoon procrastination.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Three cookies--two balls, one oblong--with circular and perforations decorations on top on a wire rack

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.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Rainbow Cookies

Rainbow Cookies

Also known as Neapolitan or Venetian cookies, these vivid cakes are stacked and sliced and dubbed cookies. We can deal.

  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 24
Macaron

Cream-Filled Macarons

These perfect little meringue cookies sandwich a whipped cream filling and are so airy they actually melt in your mouth–they’re that delicate.

  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 5
Three snowflakes cookies frosted with royal icing on a striped cloth background

Snowflakes Cookies

Sugar cookies flavored with vanilla and orange zest are covered with icing and decorated with sanding sugar and silvery dragees for a Christmas-y look.

  • 2 H
  • 17 H
  • 7
Glazed Lemon Ginger Shortbread Wedges

Glazed Lemon Ginger Shortbread

Shortbread wedge cookies rife with ginger and lemon zest are baked to a lightly golden then topped with a creamy lemon glaze. A perfect tea treat of dessert.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
Meringue Bubbles

Meringue Kisses

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

  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 3