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Basundi (Creamy Saffron and Nut Dessert)

A double dose of dairy—milk and condensed milk—makes this dessert extra creamy.

Ember-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Whether served simply with butter or with yogurt and almond-mint gremolata, ember-roasted sweet potatoes are a sweet, smoky delight.

Verdens Beste Kake (The World's Best Cake)

Calling something the “world’s best cake” is quite a statement, but it’s not something taken lightly by Norwegians.

Prinsesstårta (Princess Cake)

One of the most famous cakes in Sweden, Prinsesstårta is known for its showstopping layers of sponge cake, pastry cream, and raspberry jam.

Sheer Korma (Vermicelli Eid Dessert)

Sheer korma is a traditional dessert of milk, nuts, and vermicelli that’s served on the morning of Eid in many Indian households.

Basbousa (Semolina and Almond Drizzle Cake)

Basbousa is a semolina cake that's soft, dense, and flecked with texture throughout.

Egyptian Bread Pudding (Om Ali)

This easy Egyptian bread pudding (called Om Ali or Umm Ali) is made with puff pastry, perfumed with rose water, and topped with an assortment of toasted nuts.

Chicken Tagine With Apricots and Almonds

This Moroccan chicken tagine recipe is savory and a little bit sweet, and gently spiced with cinnamon.

An Incomplete History of Mexican Wedding Cakes

At least we can say that they’re probably not Russian.

Pignoli Cookies

These classic pignoli cookies gets their chewy texture from almond paste and egg whites and crunch from the pine nuts embedded in their crispy surface. 

These Chaat Masala Nuts and Cornflakes Are Dangerously Snackable

Small on prep and big on flavor, they’re the perfect little thing for your holiday snack table.

Nonna’s Biscotti

This easy biscotti recipe is flavored with both almond and vanilla extracts and gets extra oomph from a pour of brandy.

Chaat Masala Mixed Nuts With Cornflakes

These spiced nuts are tangy, spicy, and the perfect thing to nibble on during the holidays. With extra crunch from cornflakes and a determined kick from cayenne, these will keep you coming back for more.

Must Be the Season of the Spritz Cookie

Break out the cookie press for these buttery Christmastime stalwarts—and add a little cornstarch to make the dough easier to work with.

Spritz Cookies

This recipe adds a little cornstarch for a more delicate cookie that is also easier to pipe or push through a cookie press.

Miso-Maple Walnuts

Baked Brie With Almonds

This easy baked Brie is a great appetizer if you’re hosting a small holiday party. While it’s simple, there is some serious wow value during that first oozing fresh-from-the oven Brie slice. 

Sweet Potatoes With Marshmallows and Brown-Sugar Glaze

Delicious sweet potato with marshmallows recipe made using brown sugar, almonds, and spices.

The Best Almond Extract for Cookies, Cakes, and More

To find the best almond extract, we taste-tested 14 different options—which included organic, conventional, and artificially flavored extracts—and even an almond emulsion.

They Call This Cream Cheese Frosting Magic—Who Am I to Argue?

Spread it over my riff on carrot cake for the ultimate spring dessert.