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Twelve Days of Christmas: Pecan Pie Cookies

These were a huge hit at Katherine’s work party. The recipe is adapted from the 2014 Christmas with Southern Living book. The original calls for pecans in the crust and we were running low. A bit of bourbon in the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Bizcochitos

These crisp, flavorful cookies are a tradition in New Mexico. We loved the blend of anise and cinnamon. While many recipes called for lard, we used vegetable shortening. Use a fleur de lis cookie cutter or your favorite Christmas shape. … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: More Biscotti for Santa

  This biscotti was inspired by our very yummy figgy pudding. You’ll want to start these the night before you bake them to give the fruit time to soak up the liquor. We had quite a bit of dried fruit … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without adding a few biscotti to the cookie jar, or at least really meaning to. Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Baked Figs with Amaretti

By Katherine I was a bad girl and ate all the baking chocolate. (Not the unsweetened stuff, but these dark bars Greg buys for chopping and melting.) That ruled out making my favorite fig recipe from last year. But as … Continue reading

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Vanishing Biscotti

The first rule of food blogging: Remember to snap a picture of whatever you’ll be writing about. Never, for instance, bake cookies for a coworker and take them off to work without first artfully displaying them or at least snapping … Continue reading

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A Sweet Siesta

We’re taking a break today, but we’ll leave you with these wonderfully nutty, buttery sesame pistachio cookies. For the recipe, head over to Chef in Disguise who is quite the cookie maker. We didn’t change a thing and plan to … Continue reading

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