From super simple to simply stunning, we’ve got the right dessert recipe for every kind of cook—or noncook.

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Cranberry-Amaretti Parfaits

cranberry-amaretti parfaits
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Think big! For a family-style version of this dessert, arrange the layers in a large clear bowl.

Walnut-Pistachio Baklava Pie

walnut-pistachio baklava pie
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Rosé-Poached Pear Tart with Spiced Custard

rose-poached pear tart with spiced custard
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Sky-High Pumpkin Crepe Cake with Orange Cream

sky-high pumpkin crepe cake with orange cream
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Sweet-tart candied orange peel is the perfect garnish for this fancy dessert. Use any leftover peel as a cocktail garnish, or dip it in melted dark chocolate for a special treat.