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  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies
    With a delicate, crisp crust enveloping a wonderfully ooey-gooey filling, this amazingly rich brownie takes perfection and coats it in chocolate, and then drizzles over even more chocolate just for good measure. These wonderfully rich brownies are...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars
    Have you ever tried to make your own marshmallows? They may be a little tricky (yes, a thermometer is involved), but they can be a lot of fun, and make great gifts. Add a little spice to flavor them however you’d like – cinnamon, lemon,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Baklava

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Baklava
    Our favorite baklava recipe is rich with butter, and the sweet dessert has a gentle tang from fresh lemon juice. Rich yet delicate baklava is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great...
  • Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate with 37 recipes

    Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate with 37 recipes
    Happy Hanukkah! To help you celebrate, we've compiled 37 of our favorite holiday recipes. From light appetizers to filling main courses, savory side dishes and sweet desserts, there's something for a variety of tastes. Many dishes come together quickly,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Fig bars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Fig bars
    Vanilla-scented fig bars are wonderfully sweet homemade gifts, and the recipe is a worthy addition to any cookie repertoire. Working with the dough can be tricky. Our recipe, adapted from "Desserts by the Yard" by Sherry Yard, recommends centering the...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brown sugar shortbread

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brown sugar shortbread
    Rich brown sugar shortbread has caramel and molasses notes. This recipe makes enough dough for two pans' worth of cookies, so you can try your hand at baking them in round pans or as bars. Baked in pans, the wedge cookies will retain more moisture, giving...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Candied fruit and citrus peel

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Candied fruit and citrus peel
    Candied citrus peel, glacé cranberries and spirit-soaked fruits are easy to make and are thoughtful gifts for the home baker. They require some planning as well as, for the peel, overnight drying time. For mixed peels, select two or more varieties of...
  • Meghan Trainor sings Thanksgiving carols we can all relate to

    Meghan Trainor sings Thanksgiving carols we can all relate to
    Let’s be honest, most families’ Thanksgivings don’t come close to a Norman Rockwell painting. “All about that Bass” singer Meghan Trainor channeled her awkward family holiday moments into fake Thanksgiving carols for...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Caramel corn

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Caramel corn
    Does it get any better than caramel corn? It's the sort of stuff that turns even sophisticated adults into greedy kids. Caramel corn is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great ideas,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift ideas: Springerle cookies recipe

    25 homemade holiday gift ideas: Springerle cookies recipe
    A dedicated cookie baker with a highly wrought sense of aesthetics might try his or her hand at German springerle -- the Christmas cookies of Swabia. The pale, embossed cookies are formed with beautiful wood or ceramic molds to create patterns such as...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Hazelnut biscotti

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Hazelnut biscotti
    A great recipe from former Test Kitchen director Donna Deane, who writes: "Most holiday cookies are high in fat and calories. Biscotti are a light alternative. I've made these biscotti even lighter than usual by using egg whites and egg substitute. But...