Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Red Velvet Sandwich CookiesRed velvet is one of the sexiest cake flavors. No surprise, it is loaded with aphrodisiacs. A vanilla base with just a hint of cocoa made tangy by the addition of buttermilk, the flavor is perfected by a frosting of cream cheese. Read more

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Lavender Madeleines with Vodka Lemon Glaze

Madelaines

by Diane Brown

Diane created this delicious, booze-laced recipe to celebrate the aphrodisiacs of alcohol and lavender. (It also celebrates the opulence of butter… lots of butter!) And nothing is more evocative of feelings of comfort and happiness than the aroma of butter-based cookies baking in the oven. For this version, dried lavender adds a delicate floral aroma and hint of herbaceousness. The lemon juice and zest adds a spark of complexity that makes these cookies unforgettable.  Read more

Ronie’s Icing Cookies–a Holiday Season classic recipe

This recipe comes from our Web Editor, Ronie Reiley. We love these cookies because they’re crunchy, nutty and not too sweet. Over the years, they’ve become the cookies we associate with Christmas. Read more

Easy Cappuccino Biscotti Recipe–a cookie with caffeine

A traditional biscotti with a caffeinated twist

Easy Cappuccino Biscotti Recipe

Chef Annette Tomei gave us her trusted biscotti recipe. It was adapted from a recipe originally printed in the December 1992 Gourmet magazine, although Annette made it her own with tweaks over the years. Read more

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Grandma’s Rugelach Recipe

Grandmas-RugelachThis recipe comes to us from Carla Snyder, author of Sweet and Tart: 70 Irresistible Recipes with Citrus. These special little cookies combine her husband’s grandmother’s cream cheese cookie dough with Snyder’s grandmother’s magical nut filling. The perfect marriage of buttery dough and sweet nuttiness, the rugulach can be made in advance and stored in the freezer–if you can resist!

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