Tired of the same old baking tricks? We hear you. To breathe new life into your repertoire, we turned to our friends at Food52, where the staff knows a thing or two about creative, delicious recipes, as featured on their JBF Award–winning website and in their recent smash-hit cookbooks, Genius Recipes and A New Way to Dinner. Any one of these tempting treats will add wintertime whimsy to your routine, so crank that oven up.
Chewy Vanilla Spice Cookies with Chocolate Chunks (pictured above)
Food 52 co-founder Amanda Hesser developed this delightful (and vegan!) recipe in order to merge the benefits of a chewy chocolate chip cookie with the fragrance of a holiday spice cookie.
Scallion Pancake Challah
If a scallion pancake and a loaf of challah were to make a baby... Need we say more? This recipe by Molly Yeh is a revelation.
Applesauce Cake with Caramel Icing
According to Food52 co-founder Merrill Stubbs, “Whether or not they admit it, all cooks have one recipe they’re most proud of.” And this one is hers. While it’s a simple cake, the luxe caramel glaze makes it pretty enough for guests.
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