If you thought this holiday classic was all about Marie saving her Nutcracker prince, think againÂ– itÂ’s all about desserts! Award-winning author Linda Hymes presents a decadent tribute to AmericaÂ’s favorite ballet with a collection of over 60 simple to spectacular desserts. The Nutcracker Sweet: Show-stopping Desserts Inspired by the WorldÂ’s Favorite Ballet takes a confectionary journey to the Land of the Sweets with the Le Cordon Bleu chef who also happens to be a former professional ballerina. Hymes explores the history of the ballet from the original 19th century fairytale to the present. Features stunning illustration, food and performance photography throughout.