Slice and Bake Gluten-Free Basil Shortbread Cookies

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These easy basil shortbread cookies are not only delicious, they’re also gluten free. They hold their shape and are anything but plain with the addition of basil, and they have a slight crumble – like a proper shortbread should. If you haven’t tried herbs in a cookie before, you’re in for a seriously amazing surprise.

Foodal’s Guide to the Best Nutcrackers

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Tired of straining your hands to get to those tasty kernels buried deep in their shells? Get a new nutcracker! Want an easy to operate device? Read Foodal’s guide & get cracking now.

May Your Desserts be Merry and Bright with Natural Tri-Color Christmas Cookies

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Are you on a mission this holiday season to go all-natural with your baking? Our tri-color einkorn Christmas cookies replace artificial food coloring with natural alternatives like matcha powder, ground turmeric, and beet juice. The colors are beautiful, and the cookies are sweet and buttery. Learn how to make them now.

Warm Up with a Mug of Chestnut Hot Chocolate

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Chase away the chill in the air by warming up with a mug of chestnut hot chocolate. The indulgent drink is creamy and flavorful, making it the ideal winter warmer. This isn’t the sad powdered stuff. It’s the real deal with unforgettable texture and taste. You will want to sip on it every evening. Get the recipe now.

Chewy, Classic Einkorn Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Classic einkorn chocolate chip cookies are the chewiest and most decadent baked goods. The traditional recipe gets an upgrade with nutritious whole grain flour, which keeps the cookies moist and adds natural sweetness. If you haven’t tried baking with einkorn flour yet, this is the recipe to start with. Read more now.

Sink Your Teeth Into Big and Soft Ginger Cookies

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Not a huge fan of crunchy gingersnaps? We have the perfect option if you prefer something on the softer side. Make a delicious batch of our soft and chewy ginger cookies. We cover them in granulated sugar and bake them until puffy and aromatic, with beautiful crackles on top. Learn how to make the recipe now.

The Sensational German “Baumkuchen” Cake

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Baumkuchen is a cake that’s relatively unknown outside Germany, prepared via a unique process. Each addition of batter is baked in succession to create layers of moist cake and sweet jam that resemble tree rings, coated in dark chocolate. Read more to learn how to make our easy version of this special treat at home.

Turkey Buying Tips for the Holidays: The Types You Should Know

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Not sure what kind of turkey to buy for your holiday feasts this year? Fresh or frozen? Organic or natural? There are so many different options to consider for your main course. With our helpful guide on all of the basic types available to buy, you can learn what turkey is best for you. Read more now on Foodal.

Celebrate with a Festive and Bubbly Sugar Plum Cocktail

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Get in the holiday spirit with a bubbly sugar plum cocktail. The combination of champagne, espresso, plum, and a little sweetness is the perfect light and bright pick-me-up for all of your festive upcoming celebrations! And it’s easy to prepare, with just 4 ingredients. Learn how to make this recipe now on Foodal.

15 of the Very Best Vegan Cookie Recipes You Can Make at Home

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If you want to bake cookies and are avoiding animal products, we have 15 of the best vegan cookie recipes. Our round up features no-fail classics like chocolate chip and peanut butter, mixed with some fun selections like white chocolate hazelnut and aquafaba meringues. Pick a few of your favorites now on Foodal.

Sweeten Up Your Week with Chewy Vegan Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Brighten up your week with these chewy vegan cherry chocolate chunk cookies. The easy-to-make recipe calls for basic ingredients and is simple to pull together, even on a busy weekday. It tastes just like a chocolate-covered cherry, but in soft cookie form. Plus, they’re dairy free and egg free! Get the recipe now.