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easy french apple tart

French apple tart cut up on a surface

Need a simple dessert that’s still impressive? This easy French apple tart recipe is where it’s at! A homemade rough puff pastry dough bakes up to flaky, buttery perfection with a sweet, thin-sliced fresh apple topping. Brush on an apricot glaze, dust with powdered sugar and anticipate all the compliments (trust me, they’re coming).

chocolate chip pumpkin bread

chocolate chip pumpkin bread on a surface

This Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread is my official “hello!” to fall. Perfectly moist and pumpkin-flavored, studded with dark chocolate chips and baked with sweet vanilla oatmilk, this delicious dairy-free quick bread is perfect for breakfast, as an after-school snack or for dessert during the coziest months of the year (or any time, really).

rough puff pastry dough

rough puff pastry dough on a surface

Want to make elegant, beautiful and delicious pastries without all the fuss? This rough puff pastry dough recipe is the solution! With just five ingredients and 30 minutes, you can put together a quick puff pastry dough that works wonders for anything from flaky cheese straws to tender turnovers and more. YUM.

flourless brownies with salted caramel topping

flourless brownie on a surface

Need a showstopping, decadent, indulgent yet fully flourless dessert? Friend, you’ve come to the right place. These fudgy flourless brownies are intensely chocolaty, dense, moist and topped with a generous layer of rich salty caramel. Make them for a weekend treat or a weekday pick-me-up and prepare to fall in love with a brownie.

sourdough waffles

sourdough waffles with whipped cream and berries on a plate

Need to get rid of your sourdough starter discard but don’t want to throw it away? Use it to make these easy and delicious sourdough waffles! Tender, fluffy and lightly sweet with a hint of sourdough flavor, these waffles make for a tasty breakfast any day of the week. Bonus: You can make pancakes with the batter, too. HAPPY DAY.

neapolitan thumbprint cookies

Neapolitan thumbprint cookies on a sheet of parchment paper

Behold — the brainchild of a late-night craving for ice cream and cookies all in one! These Neapolitan thumbprint cookies feature a two-in-one cookie dough that’s half chocolate, half vanilla, baked together to buttery cookie bliss then filled in the center with fresh strawberry royal icing. Believe me when I say — you may never want Neapolitan flavors any other way ever again.