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Nigerian Buns

Nigerian buns are similar to doughnuts, though, unlike Nigerian Puff Puffs, they’re made without yeast. They have a crisp outside and a soft, pillowy inside. The flavor is mildly sweet, with a hint of nutmeg and lime zest. Nigerian Buns are a fun snack or breakfast and go great with coffee or tea.

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Honey Glazed Greek Doughnuts (Loukoumades)

Loukoumades are delicious, soft and airy, fried confections with a sweet and sticky honey glaze. The recipe is easy and can be made with very little prep time, aside from waiting for the yeast to proof. These doughnuts go well with coffee, tea, or (if you’re feeling decadent) ice cream!

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Red Berry Porridge – Rødgrød (vegan)

This Danish favorite is a simple dessert made from red berries. It’s basically a compote, served alone or with a splash of cream. Any red berries, such as strawberries, raspberries, or red currants, can be used. Mixing different types is also welcome. If you don’t mind losing the bright red color any blackberries or blueberries can also be added. This dish can also be made with frozen berries, though you should use more cornstarch if that’s the case since the water content will be higher.

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Biscochito Cookies

These simple unfrosted yet delicious cookies are hugely popular in New Mexico where they are the official state cookie. They are flavored with orange and anise seed and coated with cinnamon and sugar.

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Chocolate Salami

No, it’s not actually salami! This fun dessert is made with chocolate, nuts, cookies, and cranberries rolled into a sausage-like log. When cut, it looks like salami slices. Perfect for a holiday cookie board.

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Mocha Coffee Bean Cookies

These cookies have a soft, crumbly texture that melts in your mouth like butter. They have a deliciously strong mocha flavor that matches their adorable coffee bean shape. Best of all, they only take about 30 minutes to make, including bake time. You will need a kitchen scale that has a setting for grams.

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Mascarpone Apple Bars

If you can’t decide between an apple pie or a cheesecake, these apple bars are perfect for you! Sweet apples, rich and creamy mascarpone, and a crunchy crumble make a delicious dessert!

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Apple Dumplings

You’re sure to impress your guests with these apple dumplings. These baked apples wrapped in flaky pastry are delicious on their own or with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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Pumpkin Flan

This is a great dessert option if you want something a little fancier than a standard pumpkin pie. The flan is sweet, creamy, and topped with a delicious caramel sauce. It’s also an excellent recipe for a keto or sugar-free dessert, as you can make it with allulose and monk fruit.

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Pumpkin Butter Croissants

For an easy but decadent dessert, get some Tinder Hearth croissants and dress them up. When you make the delicious and flavorful pumpkin butter ahead of time, this dessert is quickly assembled after your holiday meal. And it will look and taste like you got it at a fancy patisserie in Paris!

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Vegan Cherry Pie

It doesn’t need to be summer time to enjoy Cherry Pie! You can make a delicious, vegan pie with frozen cherries and our vegan pie dough recipe. It’s sweet, tart, and goes great with a dairy-free vanilla ice cream!

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Homemade Candy Crunch Bars

Craving Halloween candy? Skip the additives and make your own simple candy crunch bars with only three ingredients. Smooth and silky chocolate with crunchy nuts make for a deliciously satisfying snack. You can use any chocolate chips, including Lily’s Sweets sugar-free or Hu’s no processed sugar. You can also use almond butter.

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Flourless Pumpkin Gingerbread

Gingerbread without flour or sugar is not only possible but delicious with this easy recipe. You will get a moist consistency with an authentic crumb through the power of almond butter, pumpkin, and egg. You’d hardly know it had no grains. Spiced and topped with a cream cheese glaze, it’s a dessert perfect for cooler fall days. You can also use brown sugar for the recipe if you’d like. Also, the recipe can easily be halved and cooked in an 8×8” pan for 30 minutes to make pumpkin gingerbread bars.

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Fillo Cinnamon Roll Custard Cake

This dessert is sure to impress while being very simple and straightforward to make. The fillo cinnamon rolls will have a crispy top and soft bottom, much like the center of a sticky bun. The custard that holds it together has a mild sweet flavor. The cream cheese icing is the perfect finish—all in all, a delicious dish perfect for dessert or a Sunday brunch.

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Sunflower Breakfast Cookies

Who doesn’t love cookies for breakfast? These delicious morsels are packed with protein and leave off the gluten, butter, and processed sugar. You can even replace the eggs with flax eggs to make them vegan. Perfect for people who love peanut butter cookies and oatmeal cookies but want something a little healthier to start their day!

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Edible Plant Pots with Cottage Pudding

These chocolate plant pots are sure to impress your friends and family with their amazing looks. But they’re actually far easier to make than they look. Filled with chocolate cottage pudding, contained in snappy chocolate cups, and topped with cookie crumbs and mint leaves, they’re a dreamy dessert and perfect for Mother’s Day. If you want to make them vegan, we recommend replacing the cottage pudding with a vegan chia seed pudding and using vegan cookies and chocolate chips.

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Banana Pudding & Cream Pie

A classic banana cream pie is made with vanilla pudding and sliced bananas, with whipped cream piled on top. This variation uses extra ripe bananas pureed into the pudding, creating a flavor explosion! It’s a messy pie though, without a particularly clean cut, but the flavor makes up for it. If you want a firmer filling, you can bloom 1 tbsp of gelatin powder in water and add it to the pudding after it’s done cooking.

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5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are a classic American cookie with hundreds of variations. This recipe only uses five ingredients, none of which are flour or grains. They result in a delicious, slightly crumbly, protein-packed treat.

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Grain-Free Strawberry Roll Cake

This basic cake is like eating a cloud, with a soft and light texture paired with a creamy whipped filling and sweet strawberries. You would never believe that this recipe doesn’t use grain at all, making it gluten-free and, if you sweeten it with monkfruit, keto-friendly. The softness of the cake makes this one of the easiest cakes to roll and possibly one of the fastest Swiss roll recipes to boot!

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Classic Chocolate Bûche De Noël with Meringue Mushrooms

Buche de Noel or yule log cakes are made with a thin sponge cake rolled around a filling of whipped cream or jelly. They may look intimidating, but they’re surprisingly easy to put together with a little care. Traditionally, a Buche de Noel is decorated to look like a wooden log and is served at Christmas or Yule. But they’re delicious anytime.

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Rugelach from Scratch

Rugelach are rolled crescent pastries originating in the Jewish communities in Poland, and today they are popular across the Jewish diaspora, especially during holiday times. The name means “little twists,” and some believe the pastries inspire French Croissants. The dough for rugelach is usually made with sour cream and/or cream cheese, making a flaky pastry. The filling is made with sugar and walnuts, with dried fruit sometimes included. They’re a delicious treat, easy to make, and perfect for holiday baking.

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Lemon Posset

Lemon Posset is a simple yet decadent English dessert. It is a cross between a velvety pudding and a rich lemon curd. It only has three ingredients and takes less than fifteen minutes to make (plus chilling time).

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Individual Caramel Apple Trifles (No-Sugar Added)

Trifle is a traditional dessert made with layers of cream, cake, fruit, jelly, and custard. Many combinations of flavors can be employed, making them a creative endeavor while creating a visual piece of art as the layers show through the traditional glass vessel. This recipe simplifies the concept to cinnamon whipped cream, apples, and caramel. It’s quick to make, delicious, and gluten-free/grain-free. We’ve also made it no-sugar, but if you prefer to sweeten it with sugar, replace the monkfruit with brown sugar and use a recipe for a traditional caramel. This recipe makes six single servings assembled in wine glasses.

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Tiramisu Mousse

Tiramisu is a delicious coffee-flavored dessert from Italy. It’s usually made with layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers, whipped egg yolks and mascarpone, and dusted cocoa. This simple variation highlights the flavors without the ladyfingers, making it gluten-free, grain-free, and low-carb (if you use the monkfruit sweetener). Assembling the dessert in glasses shows off the beautiful layering of mousse and cocoa. It’s beautiful, delicious, and quick to prepare!

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Baked Pears with Vanilla Ice Cream

If you’re burnt out on cooking, you couldn’t ask for a simpler, or more delicious, recipe for dessert. These soft, lightly sweetened pears are the perfect sweet treat after a heavy dinner. The recipe is easy to scale up or down, depending on your guest numbers. One pear per person!

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Ricotta Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel Popcorn

This recipe is ideal if you are tasked with bringing a dessert to the holiday gathering. It’s beautiful and looks like you spent hours preparing it, while actually being quite easy. If you don’t want to fuss with the popcorn, you can also leave the cheesecake unembellished. It has a creamy texture and is lighter than a traditional dense cheesecake.

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No-Sugar Caramel Popcorn

If you have given up on sugar, you may have thought caramel popcorn was a thing of the past. Well, it’s not only possible to make no-sugar caramel popcorn that tastes exactly like the original, but it’s super easy, too! It’s made possible by the power of allulose, a natural sugar alternative derived from plants. It doesn’t affect blood glucose and has a wonderfully mild sweetness with no aftertaste. It’s ideal for making caramels because, unlike monkfruit, it doesn’t crystalize. This recipe can be made for gooey caramel popcorn and crisp so you can make it to your preference. You can also easily make caramel popcorn balls.

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Blueberry Basil & Chèvre Galette

Blueberries and basil are a match made in heaven. Add chèvre cheese, and it’s even better! This simple country pastry has the perfect balance of savory and sweet. It works well for breakfast, dessert, or as an appetizer.

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Keto Caramel (Sugar-Free)

Can you believe that this caramel is sugar-free? Allulose is an amazing, naturally sugar-free sweetener, extracted from various plants like jackfruit and wheat. It’s a little milder than sugar and is perfect for making caramels or toffee because it doesn’t crystallize like monkfruit or erythritol. This caramel is made with butter, allulose, and heavy cream. As for flavor, it’s exactly like regular caramel! No aftertaste, no tummy cramps, just perfection. It’s particularly delicious on ice cream or drizzled over apple pie!

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Ultimate Keto Chocolate Cake

Just because you’ve given up grains and sugar doesn’t mean you can’t have delicious, moist chocolate cake! This recipe is super easy and can be made as a bunt cake, layer cake, or cupcakes! The texture is so spot on no one would ever guess it was keto.

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