Tag: almonds

Toffee Macaroon Matzo Bars

    Ingredients 2-3 sheets plain matzo 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup sweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk* 3/4 cup toffee chunks** Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Thoroughly butter a 9×13 inch baking pan. Set aside. Place […]

Apple Butter Mascarpone Dessert Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Musselman’s apple butter 8 oz (brick) cream cheese, at room temperature 8 oz mascarpone, at room temperature 1/3 cup confectioners sugar 1 cup sliced almonds Directions: In a large bowl, beat together the apple butter, cream cheese, marscapone and sugar until smooth with the paddle attachment of […]

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Fruited Wild Rice

Ingredients: 1 acorn squash, halved and seeds removed 1 cup cooked wild rice 1 Bosc pear, cubed 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/4 cup dried, sweetened cranberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Place the acorn squash on the parchment, flesh-side down. Bake 25 minutes. Meanwhile, […]

Ostkaka (Swedish Cheesecake)

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup whole milk, small or large curd cottage cheese* 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup 2% milk 3 eggs 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease or spray with cooking spray a 9-10 inch spring form pan. Set […]

Parsley-Cheddar Pesto

Ingredients: 3 large bunches Italian (flat-leaf) parsley 4 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese, cubed 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds 4 cloves garlic salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the parsley, cheddar, olive oil, almonds, garlic salt and pepper in a food processor or blender, pulse […]

Gorgonzola Chive Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup 1/2 inch pieces of chives 5 oz crumbled Gorgonzola 1 oz shredded Cabot extra sharp cheddar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 inch chunk of shallot, minced sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup minced flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup […]

Pineapple Coconut Matzo Granola

Ingredients: 5 sheets egg matzo, broken into bite-sized pieces* 1 1/2 tablespoons milled flax seeds 2/3 cup blanched slivered almonds 1/4 cup sweetened or unsweetened dessicated coconut 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 cup bite-sized dried pineapple 1/4 cup bite-sized crystallized ginger 1/4 cup melted butter 1/3 cup golden syrup […]

Chicken Salad with Tarragon and Almonds

Ingredients: 4 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast 1/2 cup blanched, slivered almonds 2 stalks celery, diced for the dressing: 6 cornichons, minced 1 tablespoon tarragon white vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon celery seed 2/3 […]

Winter Cobb Salad with Shrimp, Pomegranate and Beets

Ingredients: 1 lb medium shrimp, steamed and peeled 3 small to medium beets, boiled, peeled and cubed 3/4 cup pomegranate arils 1/4-1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola 1/4 cup slivered almonds 12 oz arugula dressing: 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 2-3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2-2 tablespoons […]

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 […]