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@nestlefoodie’s Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies (Better than the original! Shhh…don’t tell!)

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@nestlefoodie’s Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe from Chris Garboski, adapted from the Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Makes 60 cookies 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]

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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies & Hinamatsuri Notecards

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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies Recipe by Christina Tosi (Courtesy of The Amateur Gourmet and Regis & Kelly) Makes 15 6-ounce cookies 8 ounces (1 cup) butter 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 […]

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Orange Coconut Tiramisu

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Orange Coconut Tiramisu Adapted from Carminantonio’s Tiramisu from The Washington Post, July 11 2007 Makes 8 servings For the zabaglione: 2 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest For the vanilla pastry cream: 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour […]

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Churro Wontons With Salted Butter Caramel Dipping Sauce For Your Valentine

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Churro Wontons Makes 45 pieces 30 wonton wrappers 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Oil for deep frying 1. Cut the wonton wrappers into thirds.  Stack 2 pieces on top of each other and cut a slit (about 1-inch in length) down the center of the pieces.  Pull one end through the slit […]

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Nutella Pocket Cookies

Nutella Pocket Cookies Makes 4 dozen cookies 1 cup butter, softened 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) 1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese, […]

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Fuji Nana’s Deadly Chocolate Almond Toffee (yeah, I know you love me)

Fuji Nana’s Deadly Chocolate Almond Toffee Fuji Nana 1 c. unblanched whole almonds 1 c. butter 1 c. granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 1 c. real milk-chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 to 1 c. finely chopped or ground walnuts 1. Arrange the almonds in a single layer on a foil-lined baking […]

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Open Sesame! Black Sesame Shortbread

I love sesame seeds. The first time we lived in Japan I was introduced to black sesame seeds, and they quickly became a favorite. In Japan, sesame seeds are found in many salads and baked snacks. Sesame paste is also used in a variety of dishes. Many soft cream stands even offer black sesame as […]

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