Breads & Desserts

Homemade Oreo Cookies

Store-bought Oreos are delicious but these are even better with real flavors replacing the processed ones.

6 (Pretty) Easy Desserts to Make for the Holidays

Italian Christmas Pudding, Rum Balls, and Chocolate Bark are super easy to make and the other three are just easy.

Italian Christmas Pudding

This is a quick and easy version of a classic Italian dessert called “Zuppa Inglese,” popular in Northern Italy.

Amaretti Cookies (Macaroons)

Amaretti Cookies (Macaroons)

These cookies have only three ingredients but taste great, better than store-bought versions.

Quick, Easy Nutella Cookies

Quick, Easy Nutella Cookies

You can make these at a moment’s notice and are great to bring to a party. But watch out: they’re addictive.

The Easiest English Muffin Recipe

The Easiest English Muffin Recipe

The long list of ingredients on bread products in a store is frightening. That’s one reason to make your own. Taste is another.

1-Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake

This is magic. In just a minute you can be eating a light, fluffy, chocolate cake.

La Tourte de Blettes: A Pie for Dinner or Dessert

La Tourte de Blettes: A Pie for Dinner or Dessert

This is savory and sweet: perfect as a meal or as a dessert.

Chocolate Bark (Semi-Sweet and White Chocolate)

Chocolate Bark (Semi-Sweet and White Chocolate)

This sweet treat makes a good gift too. And it only takes about 30 minutes to make.

Ekmek Kataifi (Greek Dessert)

Ekmek Kataifi (Greek Dessert)

Oh, sweet custard!

Chocolate Kahlua Rum Balls

These make great holiday gifts too, but be sure the recipient can handle their alcohol.

Cheesy Khachapuri From ‘The World’

Cheesy Khachapuri From ‘The World’

This could be an appetizer for many or a meal for six, served with a salad.

Pane alla Cioccolata (Chocolate Bread)

Pane alla Cioccolata (Chocolate Bread)

Don’t let the name fool you. This bread is not too sweet. It goes great with morning coffee or an after-dinner glass of red wine.

Christmas Befana Cookies

Christmas Befana Cookies

These sweet biscuit cookies are from the Garfagnana mountain region of Tuscany.