Judy O., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Judy O. has tested.

A muffin tin half filled with uncooked carrot muffins.

Carrot Muffins

These little lovelies contain sugar and spice and everything nice–including an oh-so-buttery oat streusel and a batter so enticing you’d never, ever guess it’s good for you.

  • (3)
  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 14
Six apple and white cheddar scones on a piece of parchment on top of a cooling rack.

Apple and White Cheddar Scones

These sweetly savory scones take the traditional sweet and savory intermingling of apple pie and Cheddar and make it portable and pastry perfect.

  • (5)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12
Unbaked crisp peanut butter cookies on a baking sheet being hammered to create cross hatch marks.

Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

These uncannily crisp, seemingly shortbreadish cookies from San Francisco’s Miette are–and we mean this–unlike any you’ve ever encountered.

  • (6)
  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 41
Yucatan Slow Roasted Pork

Yucatan-Style Slow-Roasted Pork

This roasted pork is so tender, so rich with cumin, garlic, cilantro, and smoked paprika, it’s hard not to shout, “Come to mamacita.”

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 6 H
  • 2
A blue-rimmed porcelain bowl filled with carrot soup topped with chicken and thyme and a lemon wheel.

Carrot Soup with Leftover Turkey

What’s even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and soulful taste is just how magnificently it serves as a vehicle for leftover roast turkey.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5
Fastest Cinnamon Buns

Fastest Cinnamon Buns

Soft, warm sweet buns are riddled with cinnamon and drizzled with luscious cream cheese-buttermilk glaze for extra enjoyment at breakfast.

  • (1)
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 5
Rugelach

Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach

These butter-and-cream-cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.

  • (2)
  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 4