Tag: nuts

Salted Cashew Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup salted, halves and pieces cashews 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 2-3 cookie sheets […]

Speculoos Butterscotch 7-Layer Bars

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups speculoos cookie crumbs* 1/2 cup butter 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 cup unsweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted pecans 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9×13 inch […]

Sweet Chocolate Halloween Chex Mix

Ingredients 5 cups Chocolate Chex cereal 1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts 1 1/2 cup broken vanilla pizzelles 1/2 cup chocolate-ginger pumpkin seeds* or plain pepitas 1 cup Halloween mix (like Brach’s Mellowcreme Autumn Mix) 3 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Ingredients: Pre-heat […]

Goo Goo Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup salted dry roasted peanuts 10 soft caramels, cut into 1/4 inch pieces* 3/4 cup mini marshmallows 1 cup semisweet […]

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, […]

Sugar Snap Peas with Light Peanut Sauce

Ingredients: sauce: 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup mirin 1/4 cup lightly salted roasted peanuts* 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil 1/2 tablespoon minced ginger 2 cloves garlic other: 1 lb sugar snap peas 1/2 cup water Directions: In a mixer, pulse all sauce ingredients until very smooth. […]

Grapefruit Snap Pea Salad with a Honeyed Thyme-Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients: 1 ruby red grapefruit, supremed 1 lb sugar snap peas, lightly steamed 1/3 cup toasted pecans* 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion dressing: 1 tablespoon grapefruit juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Turkish honey 1 sprig’s worth of thyme sea salt freshly ground black […]

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 […]

Beet & Blue Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 3 large beets, roasted 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese* 1/4 cup toasted pecans dressing: 1 shallot, grated 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: Quarter beets. Place in a small bowl. Add cheese […]