Recipes from Short & Sweet

Short and Sweet

From Gale Gand, award-winning executive pastry chef and host of Food Network’s Sweet Dreams, more than 75 tempting desserts that are long on flavor . . . even when you’re short on time.

A vanilla cupcake decorated with white frosting and pink sprinkles on a red book.

Vanilla Cupcakes

These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.

Four chocolate coconut macaroon pies, each resting on a striped cocktail napkin.

Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Pies

These lovelines are sorta like chocolate-dipped macaroons in reverse with their abundance of chocolate and modest coconut presence. And just 6 ingredients.