6 Party Appetizers That Start With an Olive

The bite-sized ingredient makes for irresistible salty, briny Hors d’oeuvres.

26 Holiday Pie and Tart Recipes

Easy, inspiring recipes for apple crumb pie, cherry pie, and more flaky treats.

5 Fabulous No-Bake Holiday Desserts

Main course monopolizing your appliance space? Treat your guests to one of these delicious desserts—no oven required.



Italian Christmas Cookies

This year we thought we’d bake something beyond basic sugar cookies. We took inspiration from some of our favorite Italian treats and folded them into 7 new recipes. From tender pine-nut studded Pignoli to striped Neopolitan Butter Cookies, you’ll want to add one (or all) of these to your holiday baking repertoire.

How to Use Phyllo Dough

These paper-thin pastry sheets produce crisp, featherweight layers in holiday hors d’oeuvres and desserts, but they can be frustrating to work with (tearing easily, drying out quickly). Follow these four simple rules for success.