Daily Indulgence: January 2016
Ginger Shortbread Cookies with Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting
Happy New Year! Celebrate with a brand new cookie recipe that brings together the sweet tang of a creamy lemon frosting with the warm spice of ginger.
Ginger Shortbread Cookies with Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Flaxseed Oatmeal with Blueberries
Chock full of all the good stuff you need to get your day started, this oatmeal recipe is bound to become a morning staple. Top with blueberries and chopped pecans or substitute for your own favorite toppings.
Flaxseed Oatmeal with Blueberries Recipe
Chocolate Stout Brownies
Dark chocolate lovers, rejoice! While typical brownies are sometimes masked in sweetness, the rich chocolate flavor of these treats are able to shine through for a brownie that truly satisfies with only half the sugar.
Chocolate Stout Brownies Recipe
Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie
Recover from all of the rich and filling treats of the season with a light and creamy citrus smoothie.
Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie Recipe
Texas Sheet Cake with Fudge Icing
Somehow, Texas claimed the sheet cake as its own in the mid-20th century, perhaps because of the pecans, an ingredient that grows in abundance throughout the Lone Star State. The defining element is its shape--and, of course, the icing. The result is a rich, chocolaty treat that's iconic in Texas.
Texas Sheet Cake with Fudge Icing Recipe
Tangy Lemon Cheesecake Bars
Indulge your craving for lemon bars and still stick to your New Year's resolutions by whipping up these bars instead, which feature nearly 30 grams less sugar than its classic counterpart.
Tangy Lemon Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Meet your new granola, which has two-thirds less sugar than most store-bought varieties. We like it with a little extra kick, but knock the red pepper back for less heat. Stir into yogurt, sprinkle over fresh fruit, or toss into salads.
Savory Granola Recipe
Blood Orange and Bittersweet Chocolate Sorbet
The marvelous merger of orange and chocolate gets even better when you pair blood oranges' raspberry nuances with dark chocolate and a little Campari for complexity. The herbal, slightly bitter liqueur also helps keep the sorbet from getting icy.
Blood Orange and Bittersweet Chocolate Sorbet Recipe
Meyer Lemon Panna Cotta
We love the addition of meyer lemons in this panna cotta. Meyer lemon--a lemon/orange hybrid--is sweeter than conventional lemon. If you don't have access to Meyer lemons, you can use a regular lemon and enjoy a dessert that's a bit more tart.
Meyer Lemon Panna Cotta Recipe
Citrus Salad with Spiced Vanilla Syrup
This easy fruit salad looks especially striking made with multiple varieties and colors of blood oranges and grapefruit, but it's just as delicious with a single kind of each. You'll have enough syrup left over for flavoring sparkling water or lattes.
Citrus Salad with Spiced Vanilla Syrup Recipe
Peppermint Hot Fudge Sundaes
Is your pantry overflowing with leftover candy canes or peppermints from the holidays? Use them to top a hot fudge sundae for an icy cool treat.
Peppermint Hot Fudge Sundaes Recipe
Mile-High Coconut Cupcakes
Love coconut cake? Try these cupcake versions that feature a creamy icing topped with toasted coconut flakes. One bite of these tropical treats and you'll be whisked away to a warm tropical paradise.
Mile-High Coconut Cupcakes Recipe
Double-Banana Cream Pie
Warm up this winter with a pie that's typically a summer staple - a classic banana cream pie. Made with a gluten-free crust, this pie is a great way for everyone to indulge in their sweet side.
Double-Banana Cream Pie Recipe
Rum-Raisin Bundt Cake
We love this classic cake. The batter makes enough for a 10-cup Bundt cake pan and 6 mini Bundts. If you're looking for a great cake to give as a gift, look no further!
Rum-Raisin Bundt Cake Recipe
French Toast with Maple-Apple Compote
Did somebody say brunch? This decadent french toast recipe will have everyone quickly out of bed and into the kitchen in no time at all. Sweet Pink Lady apples hold up well to being sautéed for the compote.
French Toast with Maple-Apple Compote Recipe
Apple-Pecan Carrot Cake
This showstopping carrot cake features a caramel sauce between the layers and a rich crown of mascarpone frosting on top. We think you'll agree, this cake is phenomenal.
Apple-Pecan Carrot Cake Recipe
Spiced Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Glaze
These rich cinnamon rolls are gooey, cinnamon-filled, topped with a maple glaze, and also feature a secret ingredient: squash! Delicata squash is used in this recipe and intensifies the sweet flavors.
Spiced Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Glaze Recipe
This banana bread features a decadent twist: chocolate chips! Also, the addition of oatmeal provides a soft texture to accompany the rich banana flavor in this classic bread.
Banana-Oatmeal Bread Recipe
Hummingbird Oatmeal Cookies
We've taken the delicious flavor of classic Hummingbird Cake and captured it in a cookie! If you don't have time for frosting, don't worry, these cookies are great plain as well.
Hummingbird Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Take your standard cup of coffee up a few notches by adding spices and a splash of liqueur. Top your warm mug with some whipped cream and another sprinkle of spices for a can't-believe-it's-homemade kind of treat.
Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream Recipe
Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit
After baking hundreds of biscuits, our Test Kitchen landed on this winning recipe as our favorite. This no-fail biscuit recipe will impress new cooks and old pros alike.
Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe
Chocolate-Dipped Praline Pretzels
We love the simplicity of these chocolate-dipped pretzels, and adding some pecans and brown sugar to the mix only makes these even better. These are the perfect portable treat to bring along to your next party or potluck.
Chocolate-Dipped Praline Pretzels Recipe
Bananas Foster Breakfast Strata
What are you doing tomorrow morning? If consuming this delectable dish is not on your to-do list, your day is surely off to the wrong start.
Bananas Foster Breakfast Strata Recipe
Broiled Grapefruit with Ginger and Maple Cream
Not overly sweet, this elegant, seasonal dessert is a grapefruit-lover's delight. To whip the maple-infused cream into fluffy peaks with ease, start with a frozen metal bowl and whisk. Using chilled tools helps the cream to develop and hold body quickly.
Broiled Grapefruit with Ginger and Maple Cream Recipe
These rich, fudgy, chocolate truffles feature a fun ingredient: champagne, and are a small treat that are mind-blowingly good. Savor every bite of these goodies!
Champagne Truffles Recipe
White Chocolate-Cranberry Cheesecake
Featuring a chocolate crust, white chocolate filling, and topped with cranberries, this decadent cheesecake is the perfect addition to the dessert table at your next party or potluck.
White Chocolate-Cranberry Cheesecake Recipe
This classic after-dinner dessert drink is incredibly easy to make at home. With just four ingredients (don't forget the bourbon!) and your choice of toppings, this easy milkshake is an adults-only dream come true.
Mississippi Mudslides Recipe
Apple-Toffee Hand Pies
Never fight over the last piece of pie again! With these personal sized treats everyone can get a whole pie to themselves. If you have a party or potluck coming up, these pies are a great portable dessert to bring.
Apple-Toffee Hand Pies Recipe
Everyone's favorite indulgent fair food is quick and easy to make at home. Pancake mix creates a fluffy, golden-brown fried dough and yields a warm and melty cream center.
Deep-Fried Oreos Recipe
Lemon Pound Cake with Candied Lemon Slices
This light and fresh pound cake would be great in the morning with a cup of coffee or as a dessert topped with a dollop of whipped cream or frozen yogurt. We'll let you decide how to enjoy it!
Lemon Pound Cake with Candied Lemon Slices Recipe
Stout Chocolate Cake
Stout Chocolate Cake isn't referring to the size of the cake but the flavoring—a bottle of dark beer is stirred into the batter for a rich and warm flavor.
Stout Chocolate Cake Recipe
Bubble Tea, a drink made with large tapioca pearls, black tea, and sugar, is a fun and interesting looking refresher. Use clear glasses so you can see the "bubbles" and use extra-wide straws to suck up the chewy, delicious tapioca pearls.
Bubble Tea Recipe