Five pain d'Épice cookies topped with candied ginger and Grand Marnier glaze on a red background.

Pain d’Épice Cookies

There’s a bit of France in these cookies, which evoke all the familiar flavors of the traditional pain d’epice bread (that’s just fancy for “spice bread”) in a far more festive form.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
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A loaf of braided challah on a wire rack.

Challah

As buttery and airy as brioche but with a far weightier responsibility than its breakfast chum, challah ensures a sweet new year in Jewish tradition. We’ll break bread to that.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 32
Salted Butter Tart

Salted Butter 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 decadence.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 32
Nut and Cherry Nougat

Nut and Cherry Nougat

This unorthodox Italian nougat, or torrone, adds cherries and almonds to the classic pistachios. Talk about being decked out in Christmas bling.

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  • 1 H, 25 M
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A potato piroshki cut in half, revealing the filling, on a plate with a pickle wedge

Potato Piroshki

Potato piroshki are the classic hand pies of Russia. Filled with potato, onion, and dill, the piroshki can be fried or baked. One of our must-make piroshki.

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  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 4
Two slices of no-knead pumpkin-sunflower seed bread on a plate, behind the rest of the loaf

No-Knead Pumpkin-Sunflower Seed Bread

Filled with nutty goodness, this bread recipe gets its crunch and flavor from pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds. Healthy and kid-friendly.

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  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 1