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Spice up your holiday favorites, from thumbprints to gingerbread to shortbread with these fresh and delicious new ideas.
The classic peanut butter blossom gets a holiday twist with chocolate and peppermint flavors. Add a hint of peppermint extract to the chocolate cookies for true mint fans. For extra decadence, drizzle with our minty chocolate icing.
These gorgeous cookies start with a simple shortbread cookie. Spoon red raspberry jam into thumbprint indentations and drizzle with icing for a yummy, bite-sized delight.
Editors tip: For the most tender result be careful not to over-knead your dough.
Put a fresh spin on classic chocolate chip cookies with white chocolate. These quick cookies blend smooth white chocolate chips with rich macadamia nuts for a truly tasty cookie. Reduce holiday stress by making these cookies ahead of time and storing them in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Orange peel adds a touch of zest to this tender shortbread, filled with chopped pecans, and topped with coarse sugar.
Serve these bite-size treats with afternoon coffee or give them as gifts.
A warm and buttery mixture of nuts, vanilla, and brown sugar tops these simple shortbread stacks. Chipotle powder adds a touch of heat.
This sophisticated dessert is just right for a special occasion. Pear and ginger are classic partners, and this dessert features a delightful melange of flavors and textures.
Here's an easy way to spice up classic thumbprint cookies: Stir almond butter and ground almonds into your dough.