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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a go-to favorite dessert, sweet snack, or after-school treat. This cookie-which is made in the soft and chewy style-gives you both the nostalgia of childhood bake sales and the...

Author: Martha Stewart

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This all-purpose buttercream has an ultra-silky, stable texture that spreads beautifully over cakes and cupcakes, and can be piped into perfect peaks and patterns.

Author: Martha Stewart

No Bake Cheesecake

There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making a delicious dessert for the whole family without...

Author: Martha Stewart

Thin and Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Adding more granulated sugar gives this classic thin and crispy cookie its crunch.

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Pie Crust

Prep now and enjoy wonderful pies all season. Make the crust and topping in advance and keep them in the freezer for up to three months, then defrost fully before using.

Author: Martha Stewart

Blueberry Cobbler

Rich, lightly sweetened cream biscuits top a luscious filling of fresh blueberries in one of Martha's favorite desserts. The filling is made with fresh berries, cornstarch, lemon juice, and a hint of cinnamon...

Author: Martha Stewart

Crumb Topping

Prep now and enjoy wonderful pies all summer by making this topping ahead and keeping it in the freezer.

Author: Martha Stewart

Dark Chocolate Frosting

This deep, dark, satiny frosting (thanks to the addition of melted semisweet chocolate) is a favorite of our food editors, since it has just the right consistency for spreading or piping into beautiful...

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Cream Puffs

The foundation of the perfect cream puff is light, airy pâte à choux, which is made with eggs, flour, and butter. Once the cream puffs are shaped and baked, they're filled with a rich homemade pastry...

Author: Martha Stewart

Oatmeal Raisin Bars

These handheld treats are packable, snackable, sure-fire crowd-pleasers -- indoors and out.

Author: Martha Stewart

Vanilla Frosting

Use this recipe Vanilla Frosting to ice our Vanilla Cupcakes.

Author: Martha Stewart

Creme Caramel

These individual creme caramel desserts will be an instant classic. So sweet and creamy, everyone will want seconds, trust us.

Author: Martha Stewart

New York Crumb Cake

New York Crumb Cake is quite a popular dessert at Foster's Markets in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Owner Sara Foster estimates that her shops sell three to four pounds of crumb cake every...

Author: Martha Stewart

Almond Biscotti

These Italian cookies are made without butter or oil and are twice baked to crisp perfection. Try Rum-Soaked Raisin Biscotti, Cherry Espresso Biscotti, Mexican Chocolate Biscotti, and Brown Sugar and Date...

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Coconut Bars

These decadent bars are inspired by Hello Dollies, a popular Southern dessert.

Author: Martha Stewart

Basic Pie Dough for Apple Pie

This recipe makes enough dough for one double-crust pie or two single-crust pies. For more baking help, go to How to Make Apple Pie.

Author: Martha Stewart

Apple Crisp

One of the definitive desserts of fall, apple crisp is easy and economical. Test kitchen tip: Empire, Gala, or Braeburn apples are especially good in this recipe.

Author: Martha Stewart

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Studding chewy oatmeal cookies with cranberries gives them a bit of bright color and a slight tang. Any dried fruit can be substituted.

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Fruit Juice Gelatin

Skip artificially flavored gelatin in favor of this super-simple homemade version using any fruit juice you like.

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Chicken Potpie

A buttery crust is always a winner, but when it comes to potpie, it's what's inside that counts. Try this classic version; then explore these fresh filling ideas: Curried Chicken; Mushroom-Marjoram Chicken;...

Author: Martha Stewart

Shepherd's Pie

You'll like the convenience of this comforting dish. Unlike other shepherd's pie recipes, this one calls for frozen vegetables instead of fresh and can be made the day before. Shepherd's pie has never...

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Cheesecake

A crumbly graham cracker crust and silky cream cheese filling make this New York-style cheesecake a winner.

Author: Martha Stewart

Cherry Clafouti

Clafouti, a rustic French dessert, is made of fresh fruit and thick batter, baked until the batter forms a golden, puffy top. Cherries are the fruit most commonly used in clafouti, but plums, peaches,...

Author: Martha Stewart

Stone Fruit Galette

Use peaches, apricots, or any other beautiful stone fruit you can find for this rustic easier-than-pie dessert.

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you prefer a crispier texture, bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 16 to 20 minutes.

Author: Martha Stewart

Quick & Easy Caramelized Pears

Seasonal fruit is the perfect starting point for a memorable meal-ender.

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Bundt Cake

Guaranteed to satisfy any chocolate craving, this is an excellent cake to keep in mind when you have a houseful of guests. The ganache glaze makes it dressy enough for dessert after a special dinner.

Author: Martha Stewart

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

These salty-sweet-crunchy confections make the best snack.

Author: Martha Stewart

Martha's Buttermilk Pie

Lemon zest and vanilla extract give the tangy buttermilk filling incredible depth of flavor. Martha made this recipe on "Martha Bakes" episode 712.

Author: Martha Stewart

Peanut Butter Cookies

Make these quick and easy peanut butter cookies for a nutty dessert everyone will love.

Author: Martha Stewart

Almond Tart Shell

Use this to make our Pear Tart.

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, and Pecan Cookies

For those who can't choose between chocolate chip or oatmeal as their favorite cookie, here is the ultimate compromise. The cookie jar won't stay full for long.

Author: Martha Stewart

Basic Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a buttery classic that make a delicious anytime treat. Enjoy your sugar cookies plain, or decorate them with icing to make them festive. This recipe is a favorite of Martha's, who likes...

Author: Martha Stewart

Blueberry Tart

Fresh, flavorful blueberries are the star of this delectable tart. Add thin strips of lemon zest for a colorful garnish.

Author: Martha Stewart

Creamy Lemon Squares

The creamy lemon squares of your dreams take just 15 minutes of prep: Stir together a mere three ingredients to create a sunny, puckery filling for the buttery shortbread crust in this dessert.

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Chocolate Cake

If the sides aren't perfectly glazed, press in chocolate shavings for an easy cover-up.

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy White Icing

This easy white icing recipe yields a foolproof frosting for cakes and cupcakes.

Author: Martha Stewart

Creme Anglaise

This lovely Creme Anglaise recipe can be found in "Martha Stewart's Cooking School." It's delicious atop a bowl of fresh berries for a summertime dessert.

Author: Martha Stewart

Cherry Clafoutis

Be whisked off to the French countryside -- in spirit -- by this pretty, custardlike cake.

Author: Martha Stewart

Peach Clafouti

The egg-rich batter to this French-inspired dessert becomes custard-like when baked, while the peaches become soft and bursting with sweetness once exposed to the heat of the oven.

Author: Martha Stewart

Almond Custard Tart with Strawberries

We love how balanced this tart is-the custard filling has a subtle almond flavor, isn't overly sweet, and pairs beautifully with the crunchy oat crust. It makes an excellent healthy Easter dessert and...

Author: Martha Stewart

Blueberry Pie

Blueberry pie is a perfect summer dessert. Yes, it's pie; but blueberries are one of the healthiest foods around, and they require no pitting or peeling.

Author: Martha Stewart

Perfect Pie Crust

The perfect pie crust is tender, light, flaky, and golden and lends itself to all of the Thanksgiving favorites.

Author: Martha Stewart

Italian Meringue Buttercream

Use this recipe to frost your favorite layer cake.

Author: Martha Stewart

Sweet Cherry Pie

Bings fill in for the usual (but harder to find) sour cherries in this summer pie. A simplified lattice crust gives you all the wows with half the work!

Author: Martha Stewart

Candied Lemon Slices

These tart treats go perfectly with Lemon Crepes and make beautiful garnishes for our Meyer-Lemon and Coconut Layer Cake.

Author: Martha Stewart

Apple Crumble

With the crisp autumn air comes an opportunity to use freshly-picked apples in everything from salads to pies. If you aren't sure where to start with your bushel, try this classic crumble. Easy enough...

Author: Shira Bocar

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse is the ultimate dessert for any chocolate lover. We like to make ours using bittersweet chocolate, which is high in pure chocolate (at least 35 percent cocoa solids) and makes for a deep...

Author: Martha Stewart

Pate a Choux

Use this pate a choux recipe to make mouthwatering pastries such as profiteroles, cream puffs, and eclairs.

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Chocolate Truffles

For these five-ingredient truffles, it takes only a few minutes to whip up a batch of rich ganache from heavy cream and semisweet chocolate. After pouring the mixture into a pan and chilling, you can choose...

Author: Martha Stewart