Cookies & Bars

Turtle Bars

Turtle Bars

The combination of crumbly homemade shortbread, moist brownie, and gooey caramel topped with bits of crunchy pecans and chocolate make these Turtle Bars a...

Nanaimo Bars

Named after the city of Nanaimo on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, this chocolate wafer crumb-crusted and custard-filled treat has been an iconic staple in...
New Year's Eve

Crème Brûlée Cookies

This elegant homage to Crème Brûlée comes from pastry chef Cheryl Wakerhauser's Modern French Pastry (Page Street Publishing, 2017). Always a crowd-pleaser. Class up your crème...
homemade halva

Our Tricked-Out Candy Bar: Homemade Halva

Food writer Ben Mims has your homemade Halloween cravings covered. This isn’t technically how halva is made, but it gets close enough, tasting like...
pumpkin spice shortbread cookies

Pumpkin Spice Shortbread Cookies

Appearing in our Holiday Cookies Special Issue, Laura Kasavan of Tutti Dolci, brings us rich pumpkin and warm spice in her Pumpkin Spice Shortbread...
pumpkin spice shortbread cookies

Our Best Pumpkin Recipes

Made your trip to the pumpkin patch yet? Whether acting as a candle-lit Halloween decoration or the star ingredient of your autumn baking, the...
Apple Maple Tart

Our Best Apple Recipes

An apple recipe a day keeps the doctor away. With Autumn comes fall foliage, the first cold snap, and, most importantly to us bakers, apple...

Carrot Masala Bars

When carrots are cooked in the oven, their natural sugars become deep and rich all on their own. A not-so-sweet version of a shortbread...
Peach Almond Cake

Our Best 9×13 Desserts

Rev your 9x13 pan to full throttle with our elevated, crowd-pleasing desserts. The dependable pan most often used for brownies and sheet cakes finds new...

Candied Cherry, Date, and Pistachio Biscotti

With a little cherry brandy and candied cherries, this twice-baked Italian treat gets a double dose of cherry flavor. Chopped pistachios and sea salt...