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    Coconut Nutella Brownies

    My parents were coming over for dinner, and I wanted a fast go-to brownie. My mom loves coconut and chocolate, so I thought these Nutella brownies would be the perfect treat. —Danielle Lee, West Palm Beach, Florida

    Hanukkah Cookies

    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


    Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

    1 review

    Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than...


    Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

    3 reviews

    Only four ingredients and one bowl are needed for these healthy peanut butter cookies. If you want to make this...


    Apricot Mud Hen Cake Bars

    10 reviews

    These mud hen bars have been in my family for generations. My maternal grandmother gave this recipe to my mother,...

    Snowman Oreo Balls

    4 reviews

    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...


    Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

    1 review

    Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...

    Tiramisu Cookies

    2 reviews

    These tiramisu cookies bring out the delicious flavors of tiramisu, sandwich-style. Pack these treats in a decorative container for an...


    Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies

    1 review

    These three-ingredient peanut butter coconut cookies are easy to make, so you'll always have time to make a quick batch....


    Campfire Cookies

    The start of cold weather here in Colorado means bonfire season. What better way to celebrate than with these campfire...


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    Chocolate Babka

    9 reviews

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...

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    Santa’s Elf Cookies

    These rosy-cheeked elf cookies will make a showstopping addition to your holiday cookie tray. Or set them atop cupcakes for...


    Easy Scottish Shortbread

    1 review

    These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one!...


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    Stamped Cutout Cookies

    Rich, buttery sugar cookie cutouts like these never last long at a party. They're one of my favorite homemade Christmas...


    Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

    2 reviews

    Even without butter or eggs, these vegan peanut butter cookies are still soft and chewy. No one will be able...


    Oatmeal Caramel Apple Cookies

    15 reviews

    This recipe for caramel apple cookies is a fun twist on traditional oatmeal raisin. These treats are hard to resist!...

    Oma’s Marzipan Stollen

    3 reviews

    My German grandma made this stollen for us when we were young. I love its homey taste and how it...


    S’mores Brownies

    2 reviews

    My family simply adores my daughter's fudgy s'mores brownies. The cinnamon graham cracker crust and the dark chocolate brownies bring...


    Strawberry Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

    2 reviews

    Fresh strawberries are full of water, so they have a tendency to weigh down cake batters and make soggy cakes....


    Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

    8 reviews

    My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


    Apple, Raisin and Walnut Bread

    ??My rustic bread studded with raisins and walnuts is great for breakfast with a cup of coffee or can even...


    Peppermint Chocolate Almond Crisps

    1 review

    Peppermint, chocolate, lemon and almonds give these cookies a delightful holiday flavor. My husband's office staff love these cookies, and...


    Honey Walnut Delights

    3 reviews

    Even after being frozen, these no-fail cookies stay moist and taste freshly baked. They are among my best holiday giveaway...


    Caramel Chex Mix

    2 reviews

    This wonderfully crunchy snack is loaded with cereal, pretzels and nuts—and coated with a not-too-sweet brown sugar mixture. Package this...

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    Spiced Walnuts

    I pick my walnuts from a local tree, clean them and crack them myself—this recipe is worthy of my hard-won...


    Pumpkin Sage Beurre Noisette Cookies

    1 review

    In a world of pumpkin spice flavor, these fluffy cookies are my top choice. The infusion of fresh sage gives...


    Peach Cobbler Cookies

    18 reviews

    My sister brought me fresh peaches one year, and we decided to make these fruity cookies. They also make fantastic...


    Basil Salt

    1 review

    This basil-infused salt adds a touch of herbal brightness to everything from corn on the cob to sliced tomatoes to...


    Spiced Rum Fruitcake

    1 review

    This fruitcake not only can be made weeks ahead, it tastes better that way! You can substitute Brazil nuts, pecans...


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    Snow Globe Keepsake Cookies

    Make holiday magic! These extra-special ornaments are totally customizable—each filled with a little snowfall of edible sprinkles. Let it snow...