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Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

These homemade ice cream sandwiches can be made the day before a gathering and they make the most impressive, yet simple, delightfulistic summer treat. Vanilla Ice Cream 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 2 cups milk 1 1/2 […]

Dutch Caramel-Filled Stroopwafels Recipe

Dutch Caramel-Filled Stroopwafels Recipe

Super fun to fun to make and to eat. A perfect small fall-ish treat to go with coffee with friends… especially Dutch friends. Stroopwafels Cookie Ingredients 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1 egg 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon yeast 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Russian Tea Cake Cookies Recipe

Russian Tea Cake Cookies Recipe

Russian Tea Cake Cookies are always a holiday hit. Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best crowd pleasers. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen. Preheat oven to 400°F. Russian Tea Cake Cookies 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon […]

Kransekake Norwegian Wedding Cake

Kransekake Norwegian Wedding Cake

The Norwegian Wedding Cake is such a special tradition for anyone Scandinavian. I remember them sitting upon many glorious catered tables of food for all types of celebrations. Norwegian Wedding Cake 4 egg whites 18 ounces almond flour 18 ounces powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon sea […]

Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookies with Meyer Lemon Filling Recipe

Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookies with Meyer Lemon Filling Recipe

Thumbprints are probably some of the very best cookies in all the cookie kingdom. I’ve been waiting for Meyer lemons for months, therefore I didn’t just want to make just any old recipe with them hence this very special post. I wanted to try to […]

Homemade Mint Milano Cookies Recipe

Homemade Mint Milano Cookies Recipe

Well, isn’t this a lovely bunch of coconuts? Only, you know, there are no coconuts. Although this recipe is for Mint Milano Cookies, you can always trade out the flavor for plain chocolate or orange chocolate. Such lovely possibilities abound. Makes about 42 sandwich cookies. […]

Mocha-Filled Almond Florentines Cookie Recipe

Mocha-Filled Almond Florentines Cookie Recipe

Mocha-Filled Almond Florentines… oh, the joy that fills my soul. Only one thing could make a Florentine any fancier, any better, any tastier. That thing would be mocha filling. I blame the Scandinavian peeps. Preheat oven to 350°F. Florentine Cookie Ingredients 2/3 cup unsalted butter […]

Flat Almond Florentine Cookies Recipe

Flat Almond Florentine Cookies Recipe

I lost count of how many cookie orders I filled each Christmas while working at Scandia Bakery many years ago but I haven’t forgotten everyone’s favorites. The little bakery in Stanwood, Washington drew crowds from all over Washington state. No matter where customers came from these […]

Frosted Gingersnap Cookies Recipe

Frosted Gingersnap Cookies Recipe

During this season of fancy gatherings, never underestimate the power of a spontaneous casual gathering. When I was young, my mom had a fancy Christmas dinner planned out in detail. She invited all of hers & dad’s friends. We cleaned the house from top to […]

Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

I often forget about peanut butter cookies… so plain, so ordinary. But, then I have a hot-out-of-the-oven peanut butter cookie again and oh the joy that fills my soul. Makes 18 small cookies. Preheat oven to 350°F. Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar (plus more for stamping […]