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Almond Sablé Cookies

Yield: Approximately 2 ½ dozen, 1 ½-inch round cookies Background: The modest appearance of these almond sablé cookies belies their addictive qualities. Sometimes the simplest things – fresh almond flour, wheat flour and unsalted butter- tastes the best. Score the surface of the dough cut outs with a cross hatch […]

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Whoopie Pies [GF]

Yield: Yield goes here Background: What can we say about Whoopie Pies that hasn’t already been said? There is something irresistible about the combination of the fudgy cocoa cake and the sweet fluffy filling. It may not be an everyday food but surely an occasional treat. We wanted to make […]

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Hungarian Lekvar Cookies

Yield: Approximately 3 ½ dozen cookies Background: Lekvar is a thick jam made from dried fruits such as apricots or dried plums. Popular in Hungary, Poland and other Eastern European countries, it is dense and rich like fruit butter. Our prune lekvar has the true taste of prunes and a smooth, spreadable […]

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Hazelnut Praline Thumbprint Cookies

Yield: Approximately 3 dozen cookies Background: The flavors of toasted hazelnuts and whole wheat pair well, especially in butter cookie dough. Here we have combined the two in a traditional thumbprint cookie. Praline paste adds richness and a nutty taste that balances the warm flavor and dark color of whole wheat. Rolling […]

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French Macarons [GF]

Yield: Approximately 3 ½ Dozen Cookies, approximately ½ in. (1.3 cm) each Background:This recipe is from On Baking: A Textbook of Baking and Pastry Fundamentals, 3rd. ed. Sarah Labensky, Eddy Vandamme and Priscilla Martel, Prentice Hall, 2012 Ingredients 1 lb. 2 oz. American Almond® Blanched Almond Flour, room temperature 1 […]

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French Almond Butter Cookies

Yield: 8 to 9 dozen 1 ½- inch cookies Background: This soft dough bakes into a fine-grained cookie, the kind sold in bakeshops piped into fancy shapes. For the spring season, we like to pipe the dough into a simple rosette before baking. As soon as the cookies come out […]

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Chocolate Earthquake Cookies [GF]

Yield: 10 Dozen cookies, approximately 1½ oz.each Background: This rich chocolate cookie is adapted from the blog Oui, Chef. Recipe Courtesy of: American Almond® Ingredients Lb Oz American Almond® Blanched Almond Flour 1 1 Potato starch 6 3/4 Rice flour 6 3/4 Baking powder 1/2 Bittersweet chocolate (68% or higher) […]

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Austrian Linzer Tart Cookies

Yield: Approximately 7 Dozen large sandwich cookies Background: These Austrian Linzer Tart Cookies bring the rich taste of toasted hazelnuts to a buttery cookie filled with either raspberry or quince jam. Recipe Courtesy of: Malverne Pastry Shop, Malverne, NY Ingredients Lb Oz Granulated Sugar 4 8 Butter 6 Whole Eggs […]