Cakes and Desserts, Cookies, Food, Recipes

Chocolate Chestnut Cookies

 

Chestnuts are a favorite snack, that can also be used in different ways in the kitchen. I use them often in cooking (click HERE for recipes), but this time, I’ve decided to use them as part of chocolate cookie dough. Continue reading “Chocolate Chestnut Cookies”

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Condensed Milk Dough Rolled Cookies, with Coconut Filling

 

Ever since I’ve discovered the following sweetened condensed milk dough, I have used it in different ways. This time, I’ve decided to bake with it a roulade-type of cookies, filled with lightly sweetened coconut filling. Continue reading “Condensed Milk Dough Rolled Cookies, with Coconut Filling”

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Pluot Galette with Pistachios and Cashews

Plums are among my most favorite fruits, and, as the season is now is at its’ peak, there are quite a few types of them to choose from. One type I especially like, is pluot, an extra juicy plump and sweet type, which is actually a cross between plum and apricot. Continue reading “Pluot Galette with Pistachios and Cashews”

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Orange, Chocolate and Almond Cookies

Citrus fruits season is almost over, and it seems like a good reason to use the still fresh oranges in a new version of my orange-chocolate cookies, which are among my favorites. Continue reading “Orange, Chocolate and Almond Cookies”

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Spiced Sugar Puff Pastry Twists, with Spiced Whipped Cream

Buttery, sugary and crispy puff pastry twists, are quite irresistible. At the same time, they are very quick and easy to make, and require only few ingredients. Continue reading “Spiced Sugar Puff Pastry Twists, with Spiced Whipped Cream”

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Pecan, Orange, Dried Cranberries and Maple Sugar Cookies

Keeping a few logs of cookie dough in the freezer, guaranties having freshly baked cookies in no time. Continue reading “Pecan, Orange, Dried Cranberries and Maple Sugar Cookies”

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Freezer Butter Cookies with Hot beverages Flavorings

Butter cookies are always a favorite, and it’s always good to have a few prepared dough logs in the freezer, ready to be cut and baked. Continue reading “Freezer Butter Cookies with Hot beverages Flavorings”

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Lemon and Almond Cookies

Lemon cookies are always a delight – not overly sweet, and full of wonderful citrusy aroma. I often add some crunchy ingredients into the dough mix (poppy seeds, or pistachio nuts). This time, I chose to add almond flour to the basic buttery dough, for its creaminess and unique texture. Continue reading “Lemon and Almond Cookies”

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Oatmeal, Peanut and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are always popular, and the same goes for oatmeal cookies, and chocolate chip cookies  – which made me think that it could be a nice idea, to combine all three in one bowl and see what happens. Continue reading “Oatmeal, Peanut and Chocolate Chip Cookies”

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Friands with Lime Curd

Friands (mini almond cakes), are one of my favorite quick and easy type of desserts. In a recipe I posted HERE a few years ago, I used cardamom powder in the batter, and served them with lemon curd. This time, I’ve decided to omit the cardamom, and serve them with lime curd – and the result was just as delicious. Continue reading “Friands with Lime Curd”

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Almond and Cocoa Powder Meringue Cookies

The following light and airy cookies contain few ingredients, but lots of flavor and different textures. They are dairy free and gluten free, which makes them ideal for entertaining.

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