snacks

8 birthday cake cookies covered in white frosting and colored sprinkles

Birthday Cake Cookies

All the good stuff from a birthday cake–sprinkles and a creamy buttery frosting–incorporated into soft, tender sugar cookies. That’s something to celebrate.

  • 50 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Paleo Vanilla Cake Recipe

Paleo Chocolate Cake

This paleo chocolate cake also happens to be gluten-free and, even more importantly, it tastes magnificent enough to rival any other chocolate cake, birthday or otherwise. Go ahead. Taste it and see.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Serving bowl and small bowl of rice pudding topped with whipped cream, along with spoons on a lace tablecloth

Riz au Lait | French Rice Pudding

Riz au lait is another way of saying French rice pudding. So gosh darn easy and impossible to stop eating that it’s quite possibly the thing we love most about the French.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
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Beignets

Beignets

Airy and addictive, these iconic, anytime-of-day New Orleans pastries come buried beneath mounds of sweet, sweet confectioners’ sugar and are as crazy addictive as crack.

  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 10
Diamond red chili and Cheddar crackers in a wooden bowl; a glass a wine and hunk of cheese

Red Chili and Cheddar Crackers

These can’t-stop-eating-them crackers boast actual aged Cheddar cheesiness. Stain-your-fingers faux Cheez-It-ness just can’t compete.

  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 11
Five half-moon pastries, Jamaican beef turnovers, on a stone plate, three bottles of beer

Jamaican Beef Turnovers

Patties. Pasties. Whatever you insist on calling these savory hand pies is of little consequence. It’s the taste that talks to us.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 12
Roasted mixed nuts coated with sugar and spices in green bowl

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Nuts

These sweet and spicy nuts are addictive, so serve with care. The sweet comes from sugar, the spicy is the result of red pepper flakes. Use any kind of nut.

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  • 35 M
  • 7
Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe

Candied Spiced Nuts

These candied nuts are sweet and spicy and the sorta thing that friends demolish in minutes at cocktail parties and holiday gatherings yet talk about for months afterward.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Funfetti Chex Mix Recipe

Funfetti Chex Mix

Funfetti Chex mix. White chocolate puppy chow. Confetti cake muddy buddies. Cake batter Chex mix. Funfetti puppy chow. Whatever you call it, you best not be without the ingredients for it when a craving hits.

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  • 10 M
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Chocolate ganache being poured over a chocolate Bundt cake that is on a wire stand

Chocolate Bundt Cake

Chocolate Bundt cake is a homemade paean to the chocolate cakes of yesteryear but with a contemporary dark chocolate oomph that we think turns tradition upside down in the best possible way.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H
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Golf-ball size cheese balls with pretzel stems sitting on a wooden cheese board

Blue Cheese Balls

Birthday bashes. Cocktail parties. Thanksgiving dinner. Tuesday nights. These are but some occasions we’ve watched these disappear.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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Brown-Butter Financier Recipe

Brown Butter Financiers

Although the name “financiers” may conjure images of fancy French pastries, these delicate beauties with a velvety crumb couldn’t be easier to make.

  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Breton Butter Cookies Recipe

French Butter Cookies

Call them whatever you will. Breton butter cookies. French biscuits. Sables. We call them simply impossible to stop noshing.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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