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

Cranberry Pistachio Cantuccini

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

Brutti ma Buoni “Ugly but Good” Cookies

Makes 2 dozen small cookies Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups hazelnuts (8 ounces) 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar Pinch of salt 1 large egg white, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon hazelnut liqueur Directions: Preheat…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

Pignoli Cookes

Makes about 2 Dozen Ingredients: 1 (8 oz) Can Almond Paste, or our Homemade Almond Paste 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1/4 Cup All-purpose Flour 2 Medium Egg Whites, Lightly Beaten 8 Ounces Pine…Continue Reading

Italian Holiday Cookie Class Menu

  We’ll be baking 5 types of Italian Cookies! Students will participate in making and baking, and will take home a selection of cookies. Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4, 2016. 1-3pm. Class fee: $60…Continue Reading