Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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    Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

    This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with a cup of coffee, hot cocoa or milk. —Monica Schnapp, Irvine, California

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    9 Scrumptious Rugelach Recipes to Make for Hanukkah

    Rugelach—crisp and tender cookies rolled around fillings of nuts, spiced fruit or chocolate—are a beloved part of Jewish-American cooking and...


    Hanukkah Cookies

    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


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    How to Make the Best Rugelach Cookies for the Holidays

    Rugelach cookies are a big part of many holiday traditions. Learn how to make these cinnamon-sugar treats for your cookie...


    Chocolate-Stuffed Dreidel Cookies

    These dreidel cookies are sure to spread some smiles this holiday season. Your friends and family will delight in the...

    Potato Latke Funnel Cakes

    This savory funnel cake incorporates mashed potatoes and ranch seasoning into the dough. It's delicious. Just try it and you’ll...


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...

    Quick Apricot Almond Bars

    This is a bar that my mom used to make and was known as one of her specialties. These bars...


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    Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

    We seem to eat for comfort during the holidays...but comfort foods aren't necessarily healthy. To make a classic comfort...


    Makeover Noodle Kugel

    We think you'll feel good about serving this fabulous brunch dish, now that it's lower in saturated fat and cholesterol....


    Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

    This recipe is the most recent cheesecake I gave to my mother for her birthday, and we all just loved...

    Rugelach with a Twist

    Once I read about making rugelach with ice cream, there was no stopping me! My family loved these flaky cookies...


    Butterscotch-Cappuccino Cream Cheese Pie

    Here’s my favorite way to satisfy sweet-tooth cravings. The rich, creamy no-bake pie blends butterscotch flavor and espresso in a...


    Cranberry Persimmon Cookies

    During the holidays, I bake double batch after double batch of these moist drop cookies. Dotted with dried cranberries and...


    Raspberry Chocolate Rugelach

    Since we celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas, these cookies were always on the menu. The cookies can be covered and...


    Tzimmes

    I found this tzimmes recipe a long time ago. It has become our traditional side dish for every holiday feast...

    No-Knead Ciabatta

    Ciabatta means slipper in Italian and the loaf resembles a well-worn slipper. This artisan bread has a firm, crispy crust...


    Honey-Nut Swirls

    Puff pastry creates a quick and easy "dough" for pretty pinwheel-type cookies featuring two types of nuts. The flaky treats...


    Grandma’s Raspberry Rugelach

    I remember sitting on my great-grandmother's couch with a pad and pen in hand as she told me each ingredient...


    Winter Fantasy Star Cupcakes

    Best-selling authors of the book Hello, Cupcake!, Karen Tack & Alan Richardson, spent a few days with us creating one-of-a-kind...


    Winter Fantasy Poinsettia Cupcakes

    Best-selling authors of the book Hello, Cupcake!, Karen Tack & Alan Richardson, spent a few days with us creating one-of-a-kind...


    Winter Fantasy Snowflake Cupcakes

    Best-selling authors of the book Hello, Cupcake!, Karen Tack & Alan Richardson, spent a few days with us creating one-of-a-kind...


    Walnut Cranberry Coffee Cake

    With plenty of crunchy nuts and tart cranberries, this coffee cake is perfect for Christmastime breakfasts. It's also a great...


    Pecan Shortbread Diamonds

    “My mother and I used to make these rich, buttery shortbread cookies every year for the holidays and gift-giving. With...

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    BBQ Beef Brisket with Horseradish Cream

    Chipotle peppers give a nice hint of heat to tender slices of oven-braised brisket. The cool, creamy horseradish sauce also...


    Eggnog Bagels

    Crispy and chewy bagels from our recipe specialists rival any gourmet bakery brand. The fantastic spiced spread complements the cinnamon-sugar...


    Louisiana Barbecue Brisket

    Turn to this dish when you need a special entree to feed a crowd. Don't be deterred by the length...


    Cranberry-Mushroom Beef Brisket

    I quickly fell for this fantastic sweet-and-sour brisket when I had it at a family wedding reception. Since the meat...


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    Rugelach

    The crisp texture of these crescent-shaped cookies makes them a terrific treat to serve alongside a steaming mug of hot...


    Veal Breast with Farfel Stuffing

    I prepare this entree often for Passover Seder. It bakes up golden brown and tastes terrific. —Sala Simonds, Lancaster, California