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Pistachio Biscotti

Pistachio Biscotti 2 3/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 cube (stick) butter 2/3 cup sugar 3 eggs 3 tbsp cream of pistachio liqueur 8 oz pistachios, roasted – unsalted 1 tsp vanilla Sift together dry ingredients.  Cream sugar and butter, add eggs one at...

Coconut Balls

New for 2016! 3 cubes butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp coconut extract 3 cups flour 1 cup coconut flour Cream butter with both sugars and salt.  Add coconut extract and mix in flour and coconut flour, being carefu...

Oatmeal Cookies

Last night Victor mentioned that we hadn’t had any cookies in a while. Of course he was right....

Cuccidati

Cuccidati The Filling – should be made a day or two in advance 1 lb dried figs 1 lb dried dates ...

Christmas Cookies 2015

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Diabetic Coma… That means it’s the Annua...

Oatmeal Cookies

I needed a cookie tonight. Several cookies. It’s been a rough couple of days and I needed to ...

Leaving Modica, Sicily, May 31, 2014

One year ago, today, we were boarding a plane in Catania to Rome. It was the end of two glorious we...

Orange Ricotta Cookies

I brought home lots of ricotta yesterday, just in case Victor wanted to make more Zeppoles. I’...

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This is a bit of a no-brainer bar cookie that really works well with thin slices of fresh fruit. I&...

Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

    After yesterday’s Coca-Cola Cake Disaster, I had to come up with something new. ...

Snow Day and Biscotti

  I missed the Staff Meeting and Cookie Contest last night. I think I’ve mentioned that ...

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  Okay… So maybe I’ve been going about this cookie contest wrong. Maybe a simple p...

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  I decided to try another cookie after seeing a recipe posted from Smitten Kitchen by my frie...

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  We’re having a cookie contest at work next month so I thought I had better start getti...

Biscotti

Christmas 2013 shall be known as the Year of the Biscotti at our house.  Victor came up with some a...