Sheet cakes are a great choice for a crowd or just for a Tuesday. Easy to bake, decorate, and transport and loved by all. This moist chocolate banana beauty is no exception.
Sometimes, a chilly afternoon just calls for a warm beverage and something full of cloves, cinnamon, and chocolate that’s perfect for dipping.
Whether your knack for cookie-decorating leans toward fancy schmancy or basic buttons on gingerbread people, you need a foolproof royal icing. Look no more.
No need to get up hours ahead to produce a cinnamon-y sweet coffee cake, still warm from the oven. Mix it all ahead and pop it in the oven when you wake up. It’s that easy, ya’ll!
A festive delight with layers of tender cake, lush buttercream, and cranberry jam. Topped with sugared cranberries, it’s gorgeous, too.
Studded with almonds and coated in silky chocolate, this roca—essentially toffee—is utterly impossible to resist. Give it as a holiday gift.
Christmas eating is mostly about the cookies, we think. Pull out your favorite cookie cutters and sparkliest sprinkles because it’s that time of year!
A holiday cookie if we ever saw one! So buttery, so nutty, so delicate, so mind-bendingly charming, these traditional Viennese cookies rival the city’s fancier pastries as our fave.
There’s a bit of France in these cookies, which evoke all the familiar flavors of the traditional pain d’epice bread in a far more festive form.
A terrifically tasty cake, one that’s reminiscent of cinnamon rolls and snickerdoodle cookies. What are you waiting for? Your new favorite awaits!
Craving a little tropical vibe as the days get shorter and your socks get thicker? These easy-as-pie Key lime bars will get you there.
When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. This snappy little number proves that we couldn’t be more wrong.
Scoop up mouthfuls of this colorful and herbacious salad, and revel in the fresh flavors of Middle Eastern food. Serve with lettuce leaves or pitas for spooning and dipping.
An uber chocolatey truffle made with salted caramel might sound like something for expert chocolatiers but fear not. This recipe is nearly foolproof.
This beet and goat cheese side dish brings bright flavors and colors to your table, easily. Creamy, tangy, sweet, and earthy, it’s all here.
Trisha Yearwood’s phenomenal take on sweet nachos will delight you and your guests. It’s basically all the best things, piled up on a big platter. Yum!
It’s time to melt some chocolate, toast some nuts, and cross some names off your holiday gift list.
A fun side dish that also tastes exceptionally good. Rolls of cheese-filled garlic bread in a tear-and-share loaf, they make a terrific snack, too.
These tapenades–green-olive tapenade, black-olive tapenade, and sun-dried tomato tapenade–are a great nibble. Vibrant colors, equally vibrant flavors.
Cookies with a tangy sourdough twist, a brown butter base, and big chunks of chocolate are a terrific update on a classic. You’re gonna love ’em.