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Enter our L.A. Times Holiday Bake-Off and try this ultimate wedding cookie recipe

Have you submitted your favorite cookie recipe yet? There's still time. Enter our sixth Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off, and put your best up against the rest.<p>Check out this recipe for the ultimate wedding cookie from Bonnie Zanardi of Whittier. Perhaps you know them better as butterballs …

Dessert

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17 Sweet Potato Recipes for Weeknights, Holidays and Beyond

As far as vegetables go, sweet potatoes might just be the <i>most</i> versatile. They can be sweet, savory or even full-on desserts. They can serve as a base for sweet potato toast or as the filling for ravioli. They even come in several colors in case you get tired of the orange. Not to mention they’re …

4-Ingredient Healthy Desserts That Taste Totally Decadent

You're in the mood for something deliciously sweet that's more than a boring square of dark chocolate but less than a complicated cheesecake. Here are 14 recipes that take four or less ingredients to whip up, so you'll feel like you really indulging without having to spend hours in the kitchen.

6 High-Protein Sandwiches Under 500 Calories

It can often feel like your lunch options start and end with salad. We love salad—especially when loaded up with high protein toppings—but sometimes …

Meet your new favorite oatmeal cookie recipe

Big on both size and flavor, these oatmeal currant cookies are sweetened with brown sugar and flavored with notes of vanilla and more than a little cinnamon. They may be generously sized, but plan to bake an extra batch of these reader favorites — they tend to disappear quickly.<p><b>CORNER BAKERY CAFE'S</b> …

Dessert

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Honey Butter Glaze

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>3/4 cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 1½ cups granulated sugar<br>• 3 large eggs, room temperature<br>• 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/3 cup buttermilk, room temperature<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Honey-Butter Glaze<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

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That Cake From Ina Garten's New Book Is Actually REALLY Complicated To Make

That's a LOT of dedication to frosting, Ina.<p>If there’s one thing people know about Ina Garten ― the Food Network’s “Barefoot Contessa” ― it’s that she loves cooking for her husband, Jeffrey. Their love story is one that rivals even the most famous celebrity relationships. And it’s given many people …

Dessert

Cut the Calories Coconut Cream Pie

For the crust: Crush or grind the graham crackers. Add the melted butter to the crackers. Once mixed, press the mixture into a 9-inch pie pan with …

Baking

Potato gnocchi and tomato sauce recipe

The best potatoes for gnocchi are old floury ones, then mixed with a fresh tomato sauce.<p>They taste better and make soft, fluffy gnocchi. In the summer, using fresh tomatoes, I tend to make a lighter, faster sauce; using preserved tomatoes, I’d cook more slowly, into an intense concoction.<p><b>Serves</b></b> …

Recipes

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Slaw

4 Servings<p>Not that this pulled chicken recipe is hard, but you can make it even easier by using a store-bought rotisserie chicken instead of the breasts called for here.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Slaw<p>⅓ cup apple cider vinegar<p>3 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro<p>1½ teaspoon …

20 Delicious Donuts You Need Immediately

Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme, you've just been replaced.<p>Donuts. Who doesn’t love them? Nobody, that’s who. Whether you like your donuts rich and chocolaty, light and fluffy, or somewhere in between, everybody has a weakness for donuts. Being able to make them at home just means even more …