cajun macaroons

Cajun Macaroons

Crisp and chewy, with a subtle almond scent, these French-style macaroons are a festive ending to any holiday meal.
honey refrigerator cookies

Honey Refrigerator Cookies

These barely sweet cookies would fit just as nicely with the cheese course as they would on the dessert plate.
scotch oat crunchies

Scotch Oat Crunches

With their appealingly crumbly texture and slightly nutty flavor, these sweet little sandwiches taste wonderful no matter what filling you choose.
cinnamon sugar crisps

Cinnamon Sugar Crisps

The complexity of these super-thin, shatteringly crisp spice cookies impressed our test kitchen.
date bars

Date Bars

Moist, chewy, and quite sweet, these Russian-style treats will remind you of something your grandmother would have made.
moravian white christmas cookies

Moravian White Christmas Cookies

Lighter in color than most Moravians, these cookies are scented with cinnamon and nutmeg. A nip of Sherry in the dough rounds out the flavor.
old-fashioned christmas butter cookies

Old-Fashioned Christmas Butter Cookies

Blending sieved hard-cooked egg yolks and raw yolks into this buttery dough creates an incredibly crisp, almost flaky cookie.
jelly centers

Jelly Centers

We can only imagine the anniversary buffet suggested in our June 1948 issue, resplendent with molded salads, cold salmon, and dainty little petits fours. These cookies—dotted with chopped almonds and filled with jewel-toned jams—would fit right in.
brandy snaps

Brandy Snaps

Gingersnap lovers will swoon over these extra-thin, melt-in-the-mouth cookies. The long, delicate cylinders make perfect accompaniments to tea or ice cream.


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