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Martha Bakes: Cookies of Greece

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview On today’s show, Martha demonstrates how to create the authentic flavors of Greece using a variety of unique ingredients: walnut and honey baklava with layers of buttered phyllo, mastiha lends a gently pine and anise flavor to kourabiedes, and twice-baked paximadia flavored with ouzo, sesame seeds, and a hint of orange. All fit for […]

Martha Bakes: Middle Eastern Cookies

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview Join Martha as she explores the alluring and exotic cookies of the Middle East. Learn how the warm spices, dried fruit fillings, and fragrant ingredients deliver big flavor in three irresistible treats: date-filled Ma’amoul stamped with a geometric pattern, unusually textured Iranian rice cookies found at every festive occasion, and tahini cookies—the Middle Eastern […]

Martha Bakes: Cookies of Great Britain

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview Calling all anglophiles! Join Martha as she shares three classic cookies, or as they say, “biscuits” from Great Britain: traditional English shortbread baked in a ceramic mold, Welsh Bakestones, an interesting cross between a chubby cookie and a scone, and Celtic knots known for their intricate trefoil pattern. Delicious for teatime or anytime! This […]

Martha Bakes: Italian Cookies

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview The 20 regions of Italy each have their own distinct culinary traditions but one thing Italians commonly share is their love of cookies. Today, Martha shares three favorites: chestnut-filled baci di dama from the Piedmont region, Tuscan twice-baked cookies known as cantucci, and brutti ma buoni made from a mouthwatering combination of chopped hazelnuts, […]

Martha Bakes: Eastern European Cookies

One thing Eastern Europe is known for are the treasured recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Martha shares a special family favorite, Polish chrusciki. Continue

Martha Bakes: Latin American Cookies

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview Join Martha as she shares three iconic recipes highlighting Latin America’s rich culinary heritage. Cinnamon-sugar coated polvorones get their name from the word polvo, meaning “dust” in Spanish, bite-sized sandwich cookies known as casadinhos, which is the Portuguese word for married, and Guatemalan champurradas made with locally grown sesame seeds. Recipes so delicious, you’ll […]

Martha Bakes: Cookies of Austria, Germany & Switzerland

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview The holidays are what unite the baking traditions of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. The once holiday recipes have since become year-round favorites. On today’s show, Martha shares some of the most popular: whimsically shaped chräbeli that get their distinctive flavor from anise, show-stopping jam-filled linzer cookies, and pfeffernusse, flavored with warm spices. Homemade treats […]

Martha Bakes: North American Cookies

Since you can never have enough cookies, Martha updates mouthwatering classics: maple cream sandwich cookies with buttery shortbread and a rich maple cream. Continue

Martha Bakes: Cookies of Australia & New Zealand

With Martha Bakes, discover Martha Stewart’s tips and techniques to create delectable baked goods. Be sure to check your local listings to see when the program will be airing in your area.   Watch a Preview Today on Martha Bakes, learn how to make three incredibly delicious cookies from down under: chocolate mint sandwich cookies based on a beloved Australian favorite, iconic ginger biscuits made with a flavor-packed trifecta of ginger, and melting moment cookies with a passion fruit filling that literally melt in your mouth when you bite into […]