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These are a reworking of an old “Joy of Cooking” recipe I learned from my friend in Atlanta, Allison Dykes They are the precious stars of her holiday cookie plate The dough can be slightly finicky but can be re-rolled and re-chilled several times so all the scraps get used

Linzer Trees

Julia Moskin and Kim Severson try their luck with pastry chef judge Pichet Ong with their best interpretations of holiday cookie classics.

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Roasted fingerling potatoes with dried figs and thyme recipe (Photo: Francesco Tonelli for The New York Times)

NYT Cooking: Christmas Cookie Plate

Chocolate Mint Thins with Candy Cane Crunch I Make the recipe your own by either making the cookies yourself or using store-bought dark chocolate cookies. Crushed candy canes add a bright, festive touch.

This dough works well for gingerbread houses too. (Photo: Francesco Tonelli for The New York Times)

Gingerbread Cookies

This recipe is by Jennifer Steinhauer. Tell us what you think of it at The New York Times - Dining - Food.

NYT Cooking: Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Apricot Kolache Cookies | This Mama Loves #christmascookies

Apricot Kolache Cookies | This Mama Loves #christmascookies

Ukranian Christmas - Strawberry Jam Kolaches

Ukranian Christmas - Strawberry Jam Kolaches

love these cookies im from chicago and were known for a little poilsh food yummy.Jam Kolaches or Polish Cookies C butter, softened 1 sm package ( cream cheese, softened 1 C flour C strawberry (or other) jam C confectioner's sugar

Dense and rich with the flavor of toasted pecans and dark chocolate, these cookies evoke brownies or fudge They are made with egg whites for leavening and contain no flour, so they are a great gluten-free alternative The batter comes together fast, although it will seem like the eggs whites can’t possibly provide enough moisture

Chewy Chocolate Snowcaps

Chewy Chocolate Snowcaps Recipe - NYT Cooking gluten free, mostly fat free looks like, but lots of cocoa --extra chocolaty