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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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24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010 by Claudia lamascolo

Here is a collection of cookies, 24 made for this 2010 Holiday Season. For recipes please click on the below link or copy and paste into your address bar.. happy baking and have a fabulous Holiday Season! Something for everyone here!

11 votes
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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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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 Originally made with roasted hazelnuts...however, re-created to include roasted almonds instead.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
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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
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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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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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Italian Cheesecake

Italian Cheesecake by Linda Oefelein

This recipe is an all time favorite of mine - it has been handed down for over 3 generations in my family - I've made some changes to it as time has gone by - but it is still mouth-watering and I know you will love it!

2 votes
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Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Torte by Claudia lamascolo

Do you have a chocolate lover in your house? Here is the best Birthday cake I have made.. it's rich and very special for any occasion. Put it on your list of must makes.

1 vote
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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
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Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti by Salad Foodie

Crunchy biscotti are my go-to coffee dunkers. The sweet toasts make a perfect hostess or holiday gift besides. This recipe features almonds but pecans or hazelnuts would be fine, with vanilla extract in place of almond.

1 vote
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HOT CHOCOLATE MELT PINE APPLE GRANITA

HOT CHOCOLATE MELT PINE APPLE GRANITA by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

HOT CHOCOLATE MELT PINE APPLE GRANITA

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CINNAMON POACHED PEAR WITH ALMOND PANNA COTTA, ORANGE SORBET

CINNAMON POACHED PEAR WITH ALMOND PANNA COTTA, ORANGE SORBET by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

CINNAMON POACHED PEAR WITH ALMOND PANNA COTTA, ORANGE SORBET

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OVEN ROASTED APRICOTS WITH THYME, STRAWBERRY GRANITE, CACAO CROQUANT

OVEN ROASTED APRICOTS WITH THYME, STRAWBERRY GRANITE, CACAO CROQUANT by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

OVEN ROASTED APRICOTS WITH THYME, STRAWBERRY GRANITE, CACAO CROQUANT

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AFFOGATTO

AFFOGATTO by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

AFFOGATTO

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