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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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Crisp Amaretti Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 3 ½ to 4 dozen cookies Background: Fans of crisp, buttery chocolate chip cookies will fall in love with this recipe for Crisp Amaretti Chocolate Chip Cookies.  It produces thick cookies with a bold burst of almond flavor because we use almond paste in the dough. Plain and simple. […]

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Coconut Brownie Cookies

Yield: Approximately 2 ½ dozen Background: Chewy coconut macaroons. Fudge-like brownies. Or a combination of the two? We could not decide. Looking for a simple way to create a delicious snack for a crowd, we came up with the idea of a coconut macaroon with a brownie center. And using […]

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Almond Buttercream for Holiday Cookies

Yield: 1 ⅓ cups, to fill 20 large cookies Background: Have a favorite cut-out cookie dough you’d like to experiment with?  Maybe a crisp, thin gingersnap or a buttery sugar cookie?  Why not give it a new spin using this recipe for Almond Buttercream?  This rich icing resembles hard sauce, […]

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Lemon Almond Sandwich Cookies

Yield: approximately 5 dozen individual cookies, 30 sandwich cookies Background: Buttery lemon cookies with the flavor of almonds are a go-to snack. Sandwich them together with a bright lemon buttercream for something more festive, perhaps the kind of cookie worth packing into a picnic basket. A common European cookie garnish, […]

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Chocolate Almond Hedgehogs

Yield: Approximately 26, 1 ½-inch cookies Background: These chocolate almond cookies have an appealing light and crunchy texture. Rolling the dough in chocolate sprinkles before baking gives them a shaggy appearance that makes them look like little hedgehogs. The dough is soft and easy to handle. But chill it thoroughly before […]

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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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Linzer Cookies [WITH VIDEO]

Yield: 35 lb. Dough, approximately 18 Dozen Sandwich Cookies Recipe Courtesy of: Michelangelo La Mendola, owner of Malverne Pastry Shop, Malverne, NY Ingredients For the Dough: Lb Oz Granulated Sugar 6 12 Unsalted Butter 4 8 Shortening 4 8 American Almond Hazelnut (Filbert) Flour 4 8 Toasted Cake Crumbs 1 […]