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.
Classic Italian pignoli cookies are named for the crunchy, buttery pine nuts sprinkled throughout.
Jammy Wedges with Cream Cheese and Walnuts
Rolled, triangular cookies with a fruit, nut and spice filling.
Cream Cheese Caramel Delights
A simple take on alfajores, buttery caramel sandwich cookies that are traditional in Latin America and Spain.
Sacher Torte Squares
Incorporate cream cheese, chocolate and apricot jam into a boxed cake mix for an elegant dessert in a hurry.
Boozy Five-Alarm Fudge
This fudge recipe packs a serious punch thanks to cayenne pepper and a generous dose of cinnamon whiskey.
12 Sugar Cookies of Christmas: One Recipe, 12 Fun Designs
A simple sugar cookie recipe perfect for decorating during the holidays—plus 12 fun decorating ideas!
Chocolate Cherry Cookie Bites
Chocolate and cherry cookie bites rolled in a powdery coat of confectioners’ sugar.
Caramel Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Cookies
Decadent morsels laced with gooey caramel, dark chocolate and flecks of sea salt.
Napa Neapolitan Cookies
Classic tri-colored cookies layered with preserves and finished with a dark chocolate topping.
Salted Caramel Croissant Bread Pudding
Store-bought croissants allow for an easy take on this decadent, caramel-coated bread pudding recipe.
Chocolate Kiss Nutella Cookies
Nutella-laced cookies topped with a Hershey’s kiss and a coating of sugar.
Royal Icing for Cookie Decorating
A simple, four-ingredient base icing recipe for cookie decorating.
Classic Dark Gingerbread Dough
A stronger, spicier gingerbread dough that gets its deep brown hue from the addition of dark molasses.