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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting by Claudia lamascolo

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian cookie. Please check out the links below the recipes for more of grandma's favorite Italian Style Cookies!

36 votes
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Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat by Ali El Safy

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the "old school" way!

31 votes
49878 views
Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars by Deena Montillo

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

6 votes
5934 views
Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati by maria liberati

This is the classic Italian pound cake and comes form my second book, winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2009, The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions. I love this recipe because it is quick to make and you can adapt it…

5 votes
12071 views
CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT by Deena Montillo

An award-winning recipe to create an elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser! Authentic vino cotto (vincotto) is the secret ingredient. HOW-TO VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwQcvAP7NNY Read about my surprise when I discovered this recipe made it into the TASTE OF HOME CHRISTMAS 2011…

7 votes
15039 views
Authentic French Crepes

Authentic French Crepes by Cedric Tesson

A crepe is a type of very thin, cooked pancake usually made from wheat flour. The word, like the pancake itself, is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning “curled.” While crepes originate from Brittany, a region in the northwest of France.

3 votes
8969 views
Italian Red Wine Cookies

Italian Red Wine Cookies by Evelyn Scott

These are so quick and easy you can bake them anytime, and people will think you spent all day just baking for them !!

3 votes
5149 views
cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM

cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM by Foodessa

All this talk about APRONS and Grandmothers got me going on assembling my notes and photos to finally share with you a very cherished recipe my 'Nonna' made for me growing up. Granted, as I turned baker in my kitchen, I confess to having tweaked it just enough to meet with her approval. She also found that my version was slightly…

2 votes
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Frittelle veneziane

Frittelle veneziane by Shawnna and Davide Busetti

Carnevale (aka Mardi Gras) season is an enormous tourist attraction in Venice. It is a time for festivities which include the amazingly beautiful Venetian masks, but also a whole host of foods that are part of the tradition. Fritoe or frittelle alla Veneziana are similar to a doughnut or fritter. The recipe makes a lot, so it's a…

1 vote
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small almond cookies

small almond cookies by branna

nice moister almond cookies

1 vote
7094 views
Carrots & Orange Wholewheat Muffin's/Cup Cakes..;)

Carrots & Orange Wholewheat Muffin's/Cup Cakes..;) by shruthisingh4

Let them eat cup cakes...Put the carrot's on Top..;) When it comes to getting your toddler to eat healthy food yet something that looks more like what all other children buy from the supermarket & eat...well "healthy carrot muffins", there couldn't be a better answer at least for the moment when i don't have too much time to…

2 votes
7122 views
NUTTY flourless cookie CRISPS < Brutti ma Buoni >

NUTTY flourless cookie CRISPS < Brutti ma Buoni > by Foodessa

Got a few egg whites left over from a recipe? Here's a super easy crispy, flourless cookie called < Brutti ma Buoni >. It's an Italian saying...loosely translated as ugly looking (not really) but yummy. Originally made with roasted hazelnuts...however, re-created to include roasted almonds instead. I also reduced much of the…

3 votes
6540 views
Chocolate Genoise

Chocolate Genoise by Navaneetham Krishnan

Light, crumbly and melt in the mouth cake.

1 vote
2247 views
CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake

CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake by Foodessa

Easy flourless cake creation. This cake is extremely flavourful as well as invitingly aromatic. I certainly do love desserts with a combo of citrus, chocolate and nuts. This torte turned out absolutely delicious and memorable. A must try ;o) For a detailed post...refer to:…

1 vote
5362 views
CHOCOLATE APPLE NUT Phyllo triangle pockets

CHOCOLATE APPLE NUT Phyllo triangle pockets by Foodessa

Between the sheets of PHYLLO Pastry...what can we find? Just some of my favorite ingredients. Buttery light and flaky describes anything enveloped by these delicate sheets. Its time for you to get acquainted with this magical dough which will yield impressive results every time. For a fully dedicated post on: PHYLLO 101…

1 vote
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