If you want to eat dessert first, you're in good company (and the right place). Our tempting dessert recipes cover every angle, from light but luscious to no-holds-barred confections, cakes and pies.
The secret to these yummy chocolate treats is the Middle Eastern sesame paste called tahini.
Finnish Gingerbread Men (Pepparkakor)
These gingerbread cookies are on the soft side. For a crispier cookie, use all butter.
This streusel-topped version, light on molasses and heavy on spice, has a moist, almost coffeecake-like texture and a delicate crumb.
Refreshing and light, this sorbet is the perfect dessert after a heavy holiday meal.
Classic Hot-Water Gingerbread
This quick gingerbread cake features a sweet and tangy Lemon-Orange Sauce.
Mississippi Cream Cheese Pound Cake
A pound cake so delicious that no one will believe how easy it is.