Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened1 cup granulated sugar2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup almonds, roughly chopped3/4 cup semisweet chocolate…Continue Reading

Pignoli Cookies

Ingredients 1 (8 oz) Can Almond Paste, or our Homemade Almond Paste1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar1/4 Cup All-purpose Flour2 Medium Egg Whites, Lightly Beaten8 Ounces Pine NutsExtra Powdered Sugar To Finish Directions Preheat oven to…Continue Reading

Vanilla Pizzelle

Ingredients 3 eggs¾ cup granulated sugar1/2 cup butter, melted1 Tbsp. vanilla extract1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour2 tsp. baking powder Directions In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thick. Stir in the melted butter and…Continue Reading

Cranberry Pistachio Cantuccini

Makes about 2 dozen Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier 2 teaspoons dried orange zest 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup whole pistachios 3 large eggs…Continue Reading

Jennifer’s Tiramisu

Recipe courtesy of Jennifer McIlvane www.lifeitalianstyle.com Ingredients 500g mascarpone or ricotta cheese (about 2 ½ cups) 5 fresh egg yolks 120g sugar (about ½ cup) 2 tbs rum 1 package Savoiardi (ladyfinger) biscuits 2 cups…Continue Reading

Homemade Almond Paste

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups blanched almonds 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 egg white 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Place almonds in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Add the confectioners’ sugar,…Continue Reading

Dark Chocolate Pizzelle

Makes about 2 dozen Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder (I used Hershey’s Special Dark) 1 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1/2 cup brown sugar* 5 tbsp…Continue Reading