Jessie Sheehan

Jessie is the author of The Vintage Baker and Icebox Cakes. Her new easy-peasy baking book, Snackable Bakes, hits shelves in spring 2022. She contributes to the Washington Post, Bon Appétit, Food Network, Food52, Fine Cooking, and Parents magazine.
My Super-Soft Coconut Cake Will Have Everyone Asking for a Second Slice
So simple and delicious.
Mar 27, 2024
Pecan Pie Brownies Are the Cozy Boxed Mix Hack We're Making All Fall
Say hello to your new favorite fall dessert mash-up.
Nov 1, 2023
The Secret to an Uber-Spongy Cake Is … Ice Water
There might be some actual legit science behind why adding ice water to white cake is such a brilliant move.
Jul 14, 2023
If You’re Using a Stand Mixer to Make Whipped Cream, You’re Doing It Wrong
We stumbled upon a mess-free method for making creamier, richer, and more stable whipped cream.
Feb 27, 2023
Honeycomb Candy is Easy-Peasy, Crunchy Perfection
Boiling sugar on the stovetop can be intimidating, but honeycomb candy is short (and sweet!) to cook up.
Dec 13, 2022
One-Bowl Apple Cranberry Upside-Down Cake Is Easy — And Impressive
Start to finish in an hour (or less)!
Nov 10, 2022
Berry Buckles, Carrot Cake, and Piles of Magazine Clippings: How My Mother-in-Law Inspired My Baking
Cookbook author Jessie Sheehan on the role her mother-in-law has played in her cooking.
May 8, 2022
My Mother-in-Law’s Carrot Cake Is the Stuff of Legends. Now You Can Make It Too.
A thick, tangy cream cheese frosting is the perfect finishing touch.
May 8, 2022
Tahini Milk Chocolate Bars Are Nutty, Chewy, and Oh-So Chocolatey
Add a little flaky salt to fancy them up.
May 8, 2022
You've Got to Try My Mother-in-Law's Cranberry Vanilla Breakfast Buckle
Preheat the oven and grab your coffee!
May 8, 2022
How to Make Matzo Toffee Bark
Use this helpful guide to make this tasty Passover treat.
Apr 13, 2022
Black Cocoa and Peppermint Pinwheels
A bold treat for modern times.
Dec 3, 2021
Jumbo Chewy Honey Spice Cookies
Big and bold with soft and chewy middles and crispy edges for days. What's not to love?
Dec 3, 2021
Coconut Macaroon Blossoms
A coconutty macaroon with a dark chocolate Hershey’s Kiss nestled on top. Super simple; simply perfect.
Dec 3, 2021
Moravian Spiced Linzer Cookies
Add this dynamic duo to your holiday must-bake list.
Dec 3, 2021
Salty-Sweet Snack Drawer Bars
They're a maximalist version of the classic '80s seven-layer bar.
Dec 3, 2021
Vanilla Oat Milk Latte Shortbread Sticks
Calling all oatmilk latte-lovers!
Dec 3, 2021
Hot Chocolate Bomb Cookies
Fudgy chocolate cookies and molten marshmallows are a match made in cookie heaven.
Dec 3, 2021
Miso Caramel Cardamom Thumbprints
A new take on a classic combo.
Dec 3, 2021
Blood Orange Crinkles
These blushing beauties are as pretty as they are tasty.
Dec 3, 2021
“Aperol Spritz” Spritz Cookies
Whip up a batch of these sparkly treats and tell us we're wrong.
Dec 3, 2021
If You Love Little Debbie's, This Swiss Roll Ice Cream Cake Will Rock Your World
Most Wanted
Filled with vanilla ice cream and draped in shiny DIY magic shell, this fun new twist on ice cream cake is destined to become your go-to summer dessert.
Jul 21, 2021
Pull-Apart Monkey Bread Muffins Are Sugary, Buttery Perfection
Kitchn Love Letters
Every bite is pure bliss.
Jul 18, 2021
Cornstarch Is the Unsung Hero of the Pantry — Here Are 5 Smart Ways to Use It
It's for way more than just pudding.
Jun 10, 2021
This Ice Cream Pie Has a Rice Krispies Crust — And It's as Magical as It Sounds
Three layers of ice cream packed into a giant Rice Krispies shell. What could be better?
Jun 10, 2021
No-Bake Tiramisu Cheesecake Is as Good (and Easy!) as It Sounds
The ultimate dessert for coffee-lovers.
May 19, 2021
This Matzo Icebox Cake Is the Ultimate Passover Dessert
Make it for seder and enjoy it all week long.
Mar 24, 2021
Easter Candy Matzo Bark Is the Ultimate April Dessert Mashup
No matter what you're celebrating, this dessert's a winner.
Mar 17, 2021
Angel Food Dream Cake Is the Vintage Dessert That Deserves a Comeback
We're particularly obsessed with this double chocolate version.
Feb 11, 2021
These Boozy Eggnog Rice Krispies Treats Are Almost Too Easy to Make
A secret ingredient keeps them extra soft and creamy.
Dec 22, 2020
Small-Batch Cranberry Vanilla Morning Buns Are the Perfect Weekend Treat
Whether you are a morning person or just a morning bun person, these cuties have your name written all over them.
Nov 28, 2020
Marshmallows Will Give You Whipped Cream That Lasts Days
Because who wants to whip out the mixer after a few glasses of holiday wine?
Nov 24, 2020
The One Ingredient You’re Not Adding to Pie Crust (but You Really Should)
Tips from The Kitchn
What baking powder does for biscuits, it can also do for pie.
Sep 22, 2020
Apple Honey Challah Pull-Apart Bread. Need We Say More?
Most Wanted
It's made for sharing — but you'll want it all for yourself.
Sep 14, 2020