Whether you’re a sweet-toothed traditionalist or prefer something savory, there is one thing we can agree on: Holiday parties are nothing without a killer dessert table. We bring eight of our favorite post-dinner delights that deliver the “wow” factor this upcoming entertaining season.
For the pie lovers, try:
Fresh ginger gives this apple pie a kick, while cardamom in the pie’s topping adds notes of warmth and sweetness.
Japanese squash will be your new pumpkin obsession this season.
For the sweet and salty crowd, try:
A perfect brunch recipe, this savory-sweet Dutch Baby is a thick, puffy pancake with the salty and smoky flavors of Brie and bacon.
Lightly spiced dough is a perfect match for maple glaze and salty bacon in this donut recipe.
For the cookie-crazed, try:
Thumbprint cookies can be filled with any jam, but be sure to try this rhubarb-bourbon jam with cracked black pepper.
This vegan, gluten-free dessert bar recipe is a favorite of patrons at Maxie B’s bakery in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Madeleine Bakery & Bistro’s popular oatmeal cookie recipe features toasted oats, white chocolate chips, dried apricots and pistachios.