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Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

Breakfast

3 Essential Tips for the Prettiest, Most Perfect Linzer Cookies Ever

We gave classic Linzer cookies a makeover with spiced brown butter. Learn the technique for making and shaping picture-perfect cookies at home.<p>Linzer cookies are some of the most impressive (and Instagram-ready) Holiday classics. Despite their perfect edges and intricate-looking design, there's no …

Dessert

These Sugar Cookies Are Anything But Basic

Don't call them vanilla.<p>Project all of your greatest hopes, dreams, and decorations onto these sugar cookies, the magical blank slates ready to receive your brain's unicorns and rainbows and happiness and sunsets. They're waiting for you to be as artistic as you want—even if that means luster dust …

Dessert

A Pecan Pie Inside a Maple Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake

I have been wanting to pair up my home-roasted pecans with a flourless chocolate cake for as long as I can remember, but have never got 'round to it …

Fruit Roll-Ups Are Back (& They Aren't Just for Recess)

<i>With 3 ingredients and no special equipment, you can make a healthier version of your favorite elementary school snack at home. Miranda Keyes will show you how.</i><p>Back in grade school, the only one thing I looked forward to more at recess than hanging off the monkey bars was the possibility of finding …

Food Preservation

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

You already know we love desserts, especially when it’s an easy no-bake recipe that involves chocolate and peanut butter, like these <b>EASY No Bake</b> …

Dessert

Super Easy Chocolate Nut Butter Cups. {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

If I had to name my longest-lasting love affair, hands down it would be the one that I have with chocolate peanut butter cups.<p>Even after becoming a …

Dessert

The Oreo Upside-Down Cake That's Making Us Reconsider Everything In Our Lives

Sometimes we come across a recipe so simple and brilliant that it makes us ask ourselves what we've been doing our whole lives. Oreo upside-down cake is one of those recipes.<p>Food blog Sally's Baking Addiction shared a recipe last spring for an Oreo Cake in which the cookies are set in the bottom of …

Your Guide to the Best Cinnamon Rolls of Your Life

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Erin un-curls the cinnamon roll, from the dough to the filling to the frosting</i> …

Baking

Chocolate Hazelnut Polenta Cake - Sugary & Buttery

Chocolate Hazelnut Polenta Cake<p>Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>55 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 15 mins<p>Author: Melina Thompson<p>Serves: 8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

The best (and easy) peanut butter cookies - Julia's Album

<b>Important note about properly measuring flour using measuring cups:</b><p><i>The proper way to measure flour using measuring cups is to aerate it first. This</i> …

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How to Make More Beautiful Cookies

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Dessert

classic cobb salad

When I am considering recipes I might share with you all, there are a lot of foods that I arbitrarily rule out. Sandwiches? Nope! With rare …

The Food Lab: Better-Than-Twix Chocolate-Covered Caramel-Filled Shortbread Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Just because something's your favorite doesn't mean that it can't be improved upon. The Beatles woulda been better had Magical Mystery Tour never appeared in their catalogue. Any given bathtub could be improved by making it just an …

Nutella Brownies

These Nutella Brownies almost didn't happen.<p>They were a last minute, oh hey, chocolate sounds kinda good, let's do our favorite brownie recipe. Then, as I was grabbing the flour from my cabinet, I bumped into the jar of Nutella and, well, I just went with it. Divine intervention, y'all. It's a …

13 Cake Pops to Bring to This Year’s Holiday Parties

We’re gearing up for some major QT with family, friends and food for the next few months. In addition to feeling holly and jolly, we also expect to feel full… very, very full. But come on! There’s always room for dessert. Although, we’re not talking your standard pumpkin pie, oh no, no. We’re …

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Cookies

Get a head start on all that holiday baking now with these <b>15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Cookies</b> recipes...<p><i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i> …

"Snickers" Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Base<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 1/2 ounces high-quality milk chocolate (such as Valrhona, Scharffen Berger, or Lindt), chopped<p>1 cup creamy peanut butter<p>3/4 cup puffed rice cereal<p>Peanut Nougat<p>1 large egg white<p>1/8 teaspoon plus 3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>3 …

Dessert

Twix Bars

Shares 27K<p>Would you spend a trillion dollars for a single cookie bar? After you try this recipe you might! The best way to describe Trillion Dollar …

Candy Bar Cheesecake Brownie Mountain

It's that time of year again when we're all staring down a bowlful leftover Halloween candy and feeling some ambivalence. We certainly can't eat it …

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Chocolate Brownies From 'Baked Occasions'

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Brownies are hard to mess up, but the truly great ones combine a generous helping of chocolate with a dense, satisfying bite. These brownies from <i>Baked Occasions</i> have both, with a sweetly spiced pumpkin cheesecake …

Black and Orange Halloween Whoopie Pies

Halloween celebrations come in all shapes and sizes, from massive haunted houses that attract visitors from all over to small parties that involve …

Kit Kat Cream Cheese Brownies

March 17, 2014<p>If you like your brownies rich then these are for you.<p>I’m talking chocolatey gooey goodness on the bottom, Kit Kat wafer bars in the …

Dessert

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Dress up your pumpkin pie for a special occasion by mounding a glorious mountain of meringue on top.

Dessert

Our Easiest Cupcakes

Bake up a batch of our easiest cupcakes for a nearly effortless treat.

Cupcakes

21 Italian-American Recipes, From Baked Ziti to Bolognese

The line between "Italian" and "Italian-American" cuisine can be blurry at times—some dishes, like lasagna, inhabit both worlds, though you may find major differences in preparation between the two versions. But there's one thing that pretty much all Italian-American dishes have in common, and not …

Pecan Custard Tart Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

What's the Deal With These Nut-Hugging Bear Cookies?

Have you seen these cookies? These adorable cookies shaped to look like bears with tiny bear arms wrapped around a single almond or cashew? I've been …

The Food Lab: Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've been hitting the sauce hard recently.<p>I'm talking red sauce here. You might know it as gravy. The Italian-American staple that …