From snowballs to gingerbread mermaids, we've got every recipe you'll need for a sweet and memorable holiday baking season.
This dough requires refrigeration, so plan accordingly. To prevent the "flat bottom" look of slice-and-bake cookies, rotate
dough occasionally while chilling. When cutting, rotate log a quarter turn after each slice.
This simple dough is perfect for baking unique cutouts for any occasion. We used palm trees and sea life, but cut them into
any shape you like.
Easy-bake cookies that blend flavors of oranges and cranberries with white chocolate? Simply sublime.
Finely chopped crystallized candied ginger and a sprinkling of sugar give a basic sugar cookie something extra. Slivered almonds
mimic the look of sand dollars.
An indulgent treat for any chocolate lover, these feature a chocolate dough, chocolate morsels, and a chocolate drizzle.
Preparing these simple, tasty treats is a fun activity for the kids.
Update your cookie repertoire with a few new gingerbread shapes. You can find mermaid cutters at cookiecutter.com, and gingerbread boys from annclark.com. Decorate with icing, sprinkles, and dragées for a sweet and spicy coastal treat!
Serve these bite-sized treats in festive mini cupcake liners.
These fudgy treats—which you can make ahead and freeze in an airtight container, unsliced, for up to three weeks—are an ideal
addition to a cocktail party menu.
Take the basic dough from our Sugar Sand Cookies, and add 1 cup dried cranberries and 1 cup white chocolate morsels. Slice and bake as directed. Drizzle 6 ounces white chocolate,
melted, over cooled cookies.
Garnish with toasted coconut so your guests won't be in for a surprise when they bite into these gooey, tropical-inspired
Instant expresso powder, chocolate morsels, and chopped hazelnuts make these the ideal treat for the coffee lover. Go ahead,
have one for breakfast. We won't tell!
This grown-up version of a Twix bar features decadent chocolate ganache topped with flaky sea salt.
With hints of vanilla and pecan, all rolled in powdered sugar, these bite-sized delights are just right for a cocktail party.
Prepare them a few days in advance so that the bold bourbon flavor has time to mellow.
Bring a taste of the islands to your holiday gathering. Don't skip the fresh lime juice, it makes all the difference in flavoring.
Use a small scoop for drop cookies, so that they will all be the same size and bake evenly. A 1½-inch-diameter scoop is ideal.
Dip this sweet and spicy biscotti into your morning coffee for a flavorful, festive cup of joe.
These intricate cookies are created using a special springerle mold. Originally carved from wood, new molds are made from
easy-to-clean, food-safe resin. (We used House on the Hill Sloop Cookie Mold, $24; houseonthehill.net.)
With only five ingredients, these cookies are straightforward and make a delectable afternoon (or anytime!) snack.
For a classic cookie that can't be beat (and that's ready in 30 minutes!), this recipe is tops.
Perhaps the most decadent and delicious biscotti you'll ever taste, one dozen of these make an amazing gift ... if you can
stand to part with them.