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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
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Ganache Chocolate Nutella

Ganache Chocolate Nutella by Amos Miller

Use this topping on any thing you wish to enhance with CHOCOLATE, from baked goods to ice cream. It will keep for a couple of days unrefrigerated - a couple of weeks in the cooler. Sprinkle some finely chopped nuts on top of the ganache, if you wish - even some crushed peppermint candy. Gran Marnier and Chambord are great…

2 votes
5261 views
Cannoli

Cannoli by Joanne

A crisp, light shell with a deliciously rich and creamy sweet ricotta filling. This is one of the most popular desserts in upstate New York

5 votes
10338 views
Bolo de bolacha maria - Maria cookies cake

Bolo de bolacha maria - Maria cookies cake by Sofia Reino

This is a traditional Portuguese Cake that is very easy to make. Nowadays you can find Maria cookies in just about every supermarket, but if you have trouble, go to your local Hispanic or Asian market and you will for sure find it!

2 votes
26406 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
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Italian Variety Cookie Dough

Italian Variety Cookie Dough by Claudia lamascolo

When I was growing up this is the only dough my grandmother made then my mom. They would use this one dough with imagination to create more than 20 varieties. Lets see what you can create. A delicious shortbread that could be rolled, cut or filled and another one that sturdy enough for fresh fruit filled. Take your pick they are both…

2 votes
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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
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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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Shoo-Fly Pie

Shoo-Fly Pie by Denise Sherin

This is probably the most well known amish pie. When we were small children our Grandfather used to take great pleasure in telling us that shoo-fly pie was made of actual flies! As we gasped in horror, he would wave his hand as if "shoo'ing a fly away" and say we got tired of shooing the flies away as the pie was cooling so we just…

1 vote
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Fig Puff Pastry Roses

Fig Puff Pastry Roses by Jenny

Puff pastry roses with delicious fig filling. The filling can be prepared in advance and stored in a fridge.

1 vote
1646 views
Tuesday Night At The Sonoma Farmers' Market And A Santa Rosa Plum Crostata

Tuesday Night At The Sonoma Farmers' Market And A Santa Rosa Plum Crostata by kathy gori

I must have been a farmer in a previous life. For as long as I can remember I've been fascinated by growing things that can be eaten. I can't fully explain the magic of that for a city kid, but to actually see the stuff that comes out of the cans or…

2 votes
4000 views
Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies by Denise Sherin

Yum.

1 vote
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TiraMiSù ExtraOrdinario cake

TiraMiSù ExtraOrdinario cake by Foodessa

Swooning over a sumptuously spirited gourmet Italian TiraMiSù. Fluffy, creamy and possessing a lighter velvety texture than most versions. The spirited use of Tia Maria and Grand Marnier are only a part of this dessert's fabulous outcome. Here's my simple method of assembling this delight. ' La Dolce Vita ' from my heart to your…

2 votes
3148 views
English Trifle

English Trifle by Karen Vivers

Classic English Chilled Dessert. So good that the Italians copied it and called it Tiramisu!

1 vote
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