Month: December 2012

Lemon Bites

Ingredients: 5 tablespoons white sparkling sugar 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies 12 oz prepared lemon curd* 3 tablespoons lemon zest Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line a 24-well mini muffin tin with paper liners. Pour sparkling sugar into a small bowl. Roll tablespoons of dough to form […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls

Ingredients: 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated peanut butter cookies 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup confectioners’ sugar ½ cup cocoa Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls. Place on the cookie sheets spacing each cookie 2 […]

Knäck (Swedish Toffee)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup ljus sirap* 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds Directions: Arrange the paper cups on a baking sheet or platter. Set aside. Whisk together the sugar, syrup, butter and cream in a heavy bottomed 2 quart saucepan. Cook over […]

Gingerbread (Bread)

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tablespoon tangerine zest 1 1/2 tablespoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon Vietnamese cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1/4 teaspoon ground galangal 1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/4 cup black rum 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

Julköttbullar (Swedish Meatballs for Christmas)

Ingredients: 1/3 lb very lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal* 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk (or, more traditionally, cream) 1/2 small onion, grated 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon allspice pinch ginger pinch nutmeg 1 egg, beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Place […]

Candy Cane Oreo Brownies

Ingredients: 7 oz (56%) semisweet chocolate 3 full-sized candy canes, coarsely chopped 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 12 Candy Cane (or mint) flavored Oreos, broken into […]