Looking for something a little special to bake up for the holidays? Try these elegant crunchy treats from our Test Kitchen. They’re great with coffee or alongside sorbet and sherbet.
HOLIDAY TIP: Bake an extra batch or two of these dainty pastries. Wrap in colored cellophane and curly ribbons as quick take-home gifts for yuletide visitors!
“These are beautiful for holiday parties. They're a big hit each time! To make them extra-special, use a new small paintbrush to lightly dust the almonds with a gold luster.” —Deb Holbrook, Abington, Massachusetts
Celebrate spring with the sweet-tart taste of rhubarb in Jackie Hutshing’s simple sauce. The Sonoma, California cook enjoys it on toast, English muffins and pancakes, but it’s just as good drizzled on pound cake or ice cream.
"These ice cream-filled 'tacos' are fun to make and eat. They're great party treats, and kids have a ball putting them together. Adults enjoy them, too." —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey