Chocopocalypse Cookies

Recipe from Alton Brown Ingredients 6 oz 54% bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped 1-3/4 oz (not cups!) all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature 6 oz light brown sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract…

Cheesecake Cookies

Cheesecake Cookies Recipe from La Receta de la Felicidad (Site is in Spanish, so you may need to use Google Translate) Servings: ~24 cookies Ingredients For the cookies: 400g all purpose flour (3 ⅔ cup) 125g powdered sugar (1 ¼ cup) 200g butter (1 cube + 6 Tablespoons) 1 medium egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 pinch of…

Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Cut Out Sugar Cookies Recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction Ingredients 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, slightly softened to room temperature 3/4 cup (150g) granulated sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 and 1/4 cups (281g) all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt **If you’re making cookies…

Peppermint Twist Kiss Cookies

Peppermint Twist Kiss Cookies Recipe from AlidasKitchen.com Yield: 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 to 8 drops red food coloring, adjust amount to desired color 24 milk chocolate Hershey’s Kisses…

Swedish Overnights

Swedish Overnights Recipe from MacrinaBakery.com Click here for printable recipe Ingredients 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cups powdered sugar, sifted 1 egg, separated 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup finely chopped walnuts Sugar crystals in your favorite colors Click here for full recipe…

Crowded Chowder

Crowded Chowder Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine Click here for printable recipe This creamy chowder, or a variation thereof, is in the top five in the world’s ten most useful recipes. The recipe can just as easily be transformed into clam chowder or vegetable chowder (see Note). Leftover cooked salmon added at the end…

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine (Makes about 2 dozen) 2 egg whites (scant 1/3 cup) 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon pure almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups dried unsweetened shredded coconut Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Set rack in middle of oven.  Mist baking sheet with non-stick spray (or use parchment…

Cooked Whole Barley

Cooked Whole Barley Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine Makes about 3 cups 6 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole barley (not pearled) 1. Bring water to boil in 4-quart saucepan.  Add salt and barley.  Turn heat down to allow a slow boil and cook for 1 to 1.5 hours, at least. 2….

Barley Salad with Red Peppers and Corn

Barley Salad with Red Peppers and Corn Recipe from Good Food Great Medicine Serves about 4-6 This is one of those popular but unusual salads that go anywhere and wait patiently and taste best at room temperature. 3 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice or apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly crushed garlic 1/2…

Eileen’s Spicy Gingerbread Men

Eileen’s Spicy Gingerbread Men Recipe from AllRecipes.com INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup margarine 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup molasses 1 egg yolk 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg DIRECTIONS: In a large…

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe from AllRecipes.com INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons milk 40 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped DIRECTIONS:…

Classic Buttercream Frosting

Recipe from Savory Sweet Life Prep time:  2 mins Cook time:  3 mins Total time:  5 mins Serves: 2.5 cups Classic American Buttercream frosting. This recipe uses powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and milk. This is a great recipe for decorating and piping on cupcakes and cake. Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks or ½ pound), softened (but not…