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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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Pistachio Almond Filling

Pistachio Almond Filling Makes approximately 2-2 ½ cups 2 cups pistachios (blanched)¼ cup confectioner’s sugar½ cup packed ((8 ounces) almond ...
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Spiced Apple Pie

Spiced Apple Pie Flaky Cream Cheese Crust3 cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon baking powder1 cup 6 ¾ ounces ...
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Pecan Sticky Buns

Pecan Sticky Buns Dough½ cup warm water ((approximately 110 degrees Fahrenheit))4 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)1 large egg2 cups plus 2 ...
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Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour2/3 cup granulated sugar1 ½ teaspoons baking powder¼ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon ground cinnamon2 large ...
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Chocolate and Almond Semifreddo

Chocolate and Almond Semifreddo 2 ½ cups whole milk4 large egg yolks¾ cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch½ cup high quality ...
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Individual Hazelnut Fruitcakes

Individual Hazelnut Fruitcakes Makes approximately 12 fruitcakes 2 ½ sticks ((1 ¼ cups) unsalted butter, softened)1 cup granulated sugar5 large ...
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