This traditional Christmas bread has a dense crumb studded with spices, dried fruit, and candied ginger. Make it now and serve it over the course of the season.
The great part about Christmas is that there is an abundance of cookies. Sandwich cookies, sparkling cookies, chocolate cookies, cut-out and decorated cookies—a season with something for everyone. But if we had to play favorites...
Having a friend or loved one who makes a hobby of preserving is great because you will very likely be the lucky recipient of some of those jars of jams, pickles, chutneys and preserves this holiday season. Putting up preserves is hard work, but a thoughtful gift will sweeten any home canner's holiday.
A day in the life of Sweets editor Carrie Vasios Mullins, complete with cookies, a messy attempt at rice krispy treats, and a Beyonce cameo.
These fudgy, cakey cookies are perfect for those of us who love brownies but perhaps don't trust ourselves around a full unguarded pan. My favorite thing about making my own homemade "bake and slice" logs is that it allows you to enjoy these cookies at their peak, ie fresh and warm from the oven, as you need them.
Can a company like Amy's Kitchen—known for its organic, preservative-free products—compete in the candy bar market? We put them to the test.
For some real feel-good points, make a Christmas miracle happen by actually bringing someone you love some figgy pudding. Impromptu song and dance routines are possible, but general delight guaranteed.
It's doubtful that there's a candy connoisseur among us who hasn't enjoyed the sticky-fingered bliss of a minty-fresh candy cane. Ever wonder how they got their shape, or their stripes? Read on for the full history of this holiday treat.
Serious Eaters are nothing if not creative, and you showed that this year with your assortment of Thanksgiving desserts.
When it comes to baking contests, the Pillsbury Bake-Off is among the biggest and best. Now in its 46th year, this influential contest is the event which has given America such recipes as the Tunnel of Fudge Cake and Peanut Butter Blossoms. See what went down at this year's bake-off, including the million prize winner.
Creamy white chocolate lemon cream cheese fills a moist spiced pumpkin cake. The pretty presentation makes it perfect for the holidays.
Chicago completely dominated The Daily Meal's best of list, with more doughnut shops in the top 25 than New York, Brooklyn, and Los Angeles combined.
November is the time when we really start gearing up our baked goods consumption, so it's no surprise that this month we ate cinnamon buns, doughnuts, and baklava—and that's not even including Thanksgiving dinner.
Is there anything better than warm cinnamon and sugar on a cold winter day? One Bowl Baking uses both as the filling for moist, crumbly cinnamon sugar scones. They come together in no time, making this recipe suitable for both weekdays and the weekend.
Invert your pumpkin pie this year by topping a spiced, orange-scented pumpkin custard with a sweet ginger cookie crumble.
Last week we shared what savory food you can expect at the market, but there are many sweet options as well. And if the shopping has tired you out or you want to escape the crowds, there are plenty of great options nearby to sit down with some coffee or hot chocolate and a sweet or two.
Whether you know someone who loves baking and decorating cookies or another who can never resist a sweet snack, here are gifts for the cookie monster in your life.
Rich with brown sugar and tangy yogurt, these super moist and tender berry muffins are topped with a crunchy buttery streusel.
Sage and chestnut flour provide much of the perceived sweetness in these muffins. They'd be great for any winter holiday breakfast, with cranberry jam or orange marmalade, or even a sweetened cream cheese.
This alternative to classic pecan pie has a salty caramel filling and a mixed cocktail nuts topping, making each bite well-balanced between salty and sweet and multi-textured.