15 Tasty Ways to Cook with Vanilla Beans

15 Tasty Vanilla Recipes
The holidays are in full swing, and while the scents of cinnamon, cloves, and ginger are classic, nothing beats the aroma of vanilla. So, fill your house with irresistible scent, and celebrate the season with one of these tasty ways to cook with vanilla.

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  • 20-Minute Vanilla Mini Cupcakes 1 of 15
    20-Minute Vanilla Mini Cupcakes
    These scrumptious, picture-perfect cupcakes can be yours in a flash!

    Make 20-minute vanilla cupcakes
    Image: Jamie Mormann
  • Affogato 2 of 15
    Affogato
    Affagato, a classic Italian dessert of vanilla ice cream and espresso, is a perfectly simple way to end a delicious dinner party. 

    Make affogato
    Image: Paula Jones
  • Real Banana Pudding 3 of 15
    Real Banana Pudding
    This southern classic is made with real vanilla beans and bananas, and is downright heavenly to eat.
    Make banana pudding
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • White Chocolate Coconut Macaroons 4 of 15
    White Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
    These delightful macaroons feature white chocolate, real vanilla beans, and creamy coconut.
    Make white chocolate coconut macaroons
    Image Shaina Olmanson
  • Crumbs Bakery Vanilla Cupcakes 5 of 15
    Crumbs Bakery Vanilla Cupcakes
    Make classic Crumbs Bakery vanilla cupcakes at home with this simple recipe!
    Make Crumbs Bakery vanilla cupcakes
    Image: Kelsey Banfield
  • Buttermilk Vanilla Pudding 6 of 15
    Buttermilk Vanilla Pudding
    This simple yet delicious pudding pairs real vanilla with the tang of buttermilk.
    Make vanilla buttermilk pudding

    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Pear Vanilla Crisp 7 of 15
    Pear Vanilla Crisp
    Pear and vanilla were meant to be together in this simple, yet wonderfully delicious crisp.
    Make pear vanilla crisp
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Vanilla Bean Iced Scones 8 of 15
    Vanilla Bean Iced Scones
    Love the iced vanilla bean scones at Starbucks? Then give this yummy recipe a try!

    Make vanilla bean iced scones
    Image: Kelsey Banfield
  • French Toast with Vanilla Bean and Lemon 9 of 15
    French Toast with Vanilla Bean and Lemon
    This decadent french toast with hints of vanilla bean and lemon is just the thing for lazy weekend mornings or a festive brunch!

    Make french toast with vanilla and lemon
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Simple Vanilla Pudding 10 of 15
    Simple Vanilla Pudding
    Enjoy the classic flavors of real vanilla bean in this simple and comforting vanilla pudding recipe.
    Make simple vanilla pudding
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Homemade Vanilla Extract 11 of 15
    Homemade Vanilla Extract
    Homemade vanilla extract is both economical and so much more delicious than store bought. Give it a try!

    Make homemade vanilla extract
    Image: Shaina Olmanson
  • Vanilla Bean Waffles with Vanilla Bean Syrup 12 of 15
    Vanilla Bean Waffles with Vanilla Bean Syrup
    Start your day off right with these light and buttery vanilla-infused waffles.
    Make vanilla waffles
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Simple Vanilla Ice Cream 13 of 15
    Simple Vanilla Ice Cream
    Plain old vanilla tastes divine when it's homemade; here's how you can make it at home.
    Make simple vanilla ice cream
    Image: Shaina Olmanson
  • Vanilla Iced Coffee 14 of 15
    Vanilla Iced Coffee
    Take your iced coffee to the next level with this tasty vanilla iced coffee recipe.
    Make vanilla iced coffee
    Image: Paula Jones
  • Baby Vanilla Plum Cakes 15 of 15
    Baby Vanilla Plum Cakes
    These little plum cakes are adorable and absolutely delicious.
    Make vanilla plum cakes
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

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