Fresh goat-milk pudding with brandy-soaked cherries
Delicious desserts abound in Sonoma County
Healdsburg's Nicole Plue at Cyrus Restaurant lets her desserts do the talking
Whoopie cookies, macarons, profiteroles, frosting shots and cupcake truffles get added to the Sift menu
There's a lot going on in these little cookie cups -- shortbread, nuts and chocolate chips. Tasters were mixed on their affinity toward them, but if you're a shortbread fan, it's worth trying these intriguing little treats.
Exotic flavors give these cookies an island feel
Pie is the new cupcake in Petaluma
Super soft and decadent. And that's from someone who doesn't usually do peanut butter. Extra love for the sugar tops.
Okay, suspend disbelief for a minute. This one sounds crazy, but like tomato soup cake, ends up remarkably well. The salty soda crackers give the toffee a solid base and add some savory to what could be mind-bendingly sweet.
Little drop cookies are cute as a bug, and even better if you want to add a little chocolate ganache to sweeten things up. I like 'em plain and simple -- just pop one in your mouth and keep on ho ho ho-ing!