Coconut shrimp on a big sheet of paper towel with a glass bowl of mango habanero salsa.

Coconut Shrimp

Two types of coconut make these shrimp something to crave. Crispy, chewy, sweet, and juicy, they make a perfect appetizer or entrée.

A salted caramel tart on a white cake stand on a table

Salted Caramel Tart

A ridiculously creamy–and relatively simple–homemade caramel filling graces this properly flaky pastry. Salted butter–lots of it–lends this dessert just the right amount of indulgence.

Raspberry vodka lime soda in a pitcher with a large spoon, beside two full glasses, one empty glass, and and a dish of raspberries.

Raspberry Vodka and Lime Soda

A not-too-sweet little sipper, made with vodka and Chambord and garnished with fresh raspberries, this refresher perks up cocktail hour.

Thankful butterscotch cake in close-up with a large piece cut out and a slice in the foreground.

Thankful Butterscotch Cake

What’s with the thankfulness, you ask? For starters, this sleek, sophisticated, tender-crumbed cake smothered in butterscotch and stacked to the heavens.

A chocolate pecan pie in a ceramic pie plate with one slice missing on a linen napkin.

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that’s sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?

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!

Pumpkin swirl brownies, uncut, in a large rectangular baking pan.

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

These pumpkin swirl brownies are just as outrageously rich as you’d expect thanks to pumpkin spice cheesecake colliding with a pan of fudgy brownies.

Hot artichoke dip in a white pottery bowl with a serving spoon, beside a bowl of toasted bread.

Hot Artichoke Dip

This is one of those ubiquitous party dips that tastes so much better when you make it yourself. And who knew it was so easy? You’ll never buy artichoke dip again!

Pumpkin pie babka in two loaf pans beside a rolling pin and a bowl of pumpkin pie spice.

Pumpkin Pie Babka

This babka is full of all the flavors of fall. Pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, ginger, and a crunchy streusel topping make it unforgettable.

Peanut butter sandwich cookies stacked on a plate, the top one is without its top cookie. A glass of milk is in the background.

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are filled with a creamy milk chocolate filling for a taste that takes you back to childhood. The cookies are easy to make and can be filled later.

Mocha walnut torte on a white plate with 2 pieces sliced and 1 piece missing.

Dorie Greenspan’s Mocha Walnut Torte

A rich walnut torte, that happens to be gluten-free and full of chocolate and coffee flavor, is a perfect dessert for sharing. Especially when covered with rich ganache.