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Lattice Topped Peach Pie

Lattice Topped Peach Pie Flaky Pie Crust2 cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon baking powder1 ½ sticks ((12 tablespoons) unsalted ...
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Mixed Berry Crisp

Mixed Berry Crisp 4 cups mixed berries ((such as blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries – strawberries should be cut into ...
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Salted Sour Cream Fudge Cookies

Salted Sour Cream Fudge Cookies 1 ¼ cups bread flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon salt¾ cup Dutch ...
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Berry Meringue Short Cake

Berry Meringue Short Cake 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)½ cup granulated sugar¾ cup cake flour1 teaspoon baking powder¼ teaspoon salt2 ...
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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs3 tablespoons granulated sugar6 tablespoons unsalted butter, (melted)1 14- ounce can sweetened ...
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Summer Squash Galette

Summer Squash Galette 2 cups all-purpose flour1 ¼ teaspoons Kosher salt1 ½ sticks ((12 tablespoons) unsalted, cold butter cut into ...
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Gigantic Truffled Peanut Butter Cookies

Gigantic Truffled Peanut Butter Cookies Truffle Filling1 cup heavy cream4 cups semisweet high quality chocolate chipsPeanut Butter Cookies8 ounces unsalted ...
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Lime Curd Meringue Tart

Lime Curd Meringue Tart Sugar Cookie Crust1 stick plus 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)½ cup confectioners’ sugar1 large egg yolk1 ...
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Healthy Granola Bars

Healthy Granola Bars 2 cups old-fashioned oats½ cup sliced almonds½ cup pumpkin seeds½ cup sunflower seeds1 cup shredded sweetened coconut ...
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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt2 tablespoons poppy seeds½ cup 1 stick unsalted ...
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Individual Garlic and Herb Boursin Cheese Soufflés

Individual Garlic and Herb Boursin Cheese Soufflés 6 17x12 inch sheets phyllo dough (thawed)5 tablespoons melted butter or oil2 tablespoons ...
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Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Rolls)

Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Rolls) Dough:1 cup plus 3 tablespoons whole milk4 tablespoons unsalted butter3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour¼ cup granulated ...
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Lavender Ice Cream

Lavender Ice Cream 2 cups heavy cream1 cup whole milk2 ½ tablespoons dried lavender flowers¾ cup granulated sugar4 large egg ...
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Chocolate Soufflés

Chocolate Soufflés Sugar for dusting ramekins1 tablespoon unsalted butter1 tablespoon all-purpose flour½ cup whole milk¾ cup high quality semisweet chocolate ...
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Fastest Baked Custard Ever

Fastest Baked Custard Ever 2 large eggs2 cups whole milk¼ cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon pure vanilla extractGround cinnamon for sprinkling ...
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Caramel Coconut Hamantaschen

Caramel Coconut Hamantaschen Cookie Dough½ cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened¼ cup granulated sugar1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, (plus more ...
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Almond Raspberry Hamantaschen

Almond Raspberry Hamantaschen Cookie Dough½ cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened¼ cup granulated sugar1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, (plus more ...
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Air-Fried Donuts

Air-Fried Donuts 1 cup whole milk4 tablespoons unsalted butter1 large egg3 ½ cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated ...
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Spicy Mini Pumpkin Breads

Spicy Mini Pumpkin Breads 3 cups granulated sugar1 cup canola oil1 15 ounce can solid pack pumpkin3 large eggs2 cups ...
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Elderflower Italian Buttercream

Elderflower Italian Buttercream ¾ cup granulated sugar¼ cup water5 large egg whites½ teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar4 tablespoons ...
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