Christmas Cookies

Several of Dorie Greenspan's rugelach tumbling our of a jar

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.

A snowflake cookies frosted with royal icing on a granite background

Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake cookies—no two exactly the same—that are enhanced with vanilla and orange zest. Lovely regardless of whether you go all glam and fancy them up…or not.

Sablés Breton with crosshatched tops, in two rows, on a crinkled sheet of parchment paper.

Sablés Breton

This seemingly simple little biscuit from France will wow you with its flaky, buttery perfection. Fantastique!

World Peace Cookies 2.0 on white background

World Peace Cookies 2.0

If world peace was possible just from chocolate, cocoa nibs, and bits of raspberry in a sablé biscuit, well, things would be a lot different. Start baking and change the world.

Fig jam thumbprint cookies in rows on a sheet of parchment paper.

Fig Jam Thumbprint Cookies

A more exotic take on the traditional thumbprint, the addition of fig jam takes these beauties to an even better place. Sweet, warm, and gorgeous.

Pecan tassies in close-up, piled on top of each other.

Pecan Tassies

Here’s another recipe for those of you that desire a higher crust to filling ratio. Tassies are really just tiny pecan pies, y’all.

A wooden tray with 4 squares of double butterscotch blondies, with nuts sprinkled around them.

Double Butterscotch Blondies

Depending on your age, this may be a brand new treat or a throwback. Either way, if you love butterscotch, you’re gonna love these little delights.

Four sugar cookies topped with frosting and sprinkles on a white plate.

Sugar Cookies

Exactly like those soft, puffy, cakey frosted sugar cookies found in the bakery of your local grocery store that the kids beg you to buy—minus the scary artificial ingredients.

Four bottles of natural food coloring in different shades.

How To Make Natural Food Coloring

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the perfect DIY natural food coloring recipe. No preservatives. No artificial coloring. No monumental price tag.