Chocolate peppermint cookies

This chocolate peppermint cookie recipe was one of the winners of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Espresso-hazelnut truffle cookies

This Espresso-hazelnut truffle cookie recipe was one of the winners of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Macadamia nut mini-tart cookies

These Hawaiian macadamia nut mini-tarts cookie recipe was one of the winners of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Italian almond cookies

This Italian almond cookies recipe was the first-place winner in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Caramel macchiato ice cream pie

This caramel macchiato ice cream pie is made with graham crackers, coffee ice cream, chocolate morsels, dulce de leche, whipped topping and toasted almonds.