About Tracey Zabar

Tracey Zabar is a baker and jewelry designer. She’s served as a jewelry stylist for Sex and the City and The View, and her designs have been widely featured in the media. A graduate of the French Culinary Institute, she also teaches private baking classes. She’s the author of nearly half a dozen books, including her most recent title, One Sweet Cookie. @tracey.zabar

A pink bowl filled with flower-shaped sugar cookies topped with decorating sugar

Valentine’s Sugar Cookies

Sure, you could say it with flowers. Although if novelty is what you’re after, these sweet little somethings that are crisp at the edges and chewy in the center are the ideal answer.

Four cream cheese rugelach in a glass jar with twine wrapped around it.

Cream Cheese Rugelach

“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.