Entries from Baked Alaska tagged with 'Cookies'

Espresso Cocoa Nib Meringues

This week our Flavors ingredient is coffee/espresso. I love espresso and drink a double latte every day. I had several ideas in mind, but most of them contained a lot of cream, butter, and other fattening things. I decided...

Cooking with Kids

A friend of mine called me a couple of weeks ago and said her son, Sam, had his first biscotti. He wanted to know if she could make them, and my friend told Sam that she bet she knew who...

Chocolate Macarons

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OCTOBER DARING BAKERS - FRENCH MACARONS

It's almost the end of October, which means it's time to share our October Daring Bakers challenge. The 2009 October Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to us by Ami S. She chose macarons from Claudia Fleming’s The Last Course:...

DULCE DE LECHE BROWNIES

I love David Lebovitz and all of his wonderful recipes. He has a recipe for Dulce de Leche Brownies in his book "The Sweet Life in Paris". I made these brownies, but instead of Dulce de Leche, I used...

JULY DARING BAKERS - COOKIES!

The July Daring Bakers' challenge was hosted by Nicole at Sweet Tooth. She chose Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies and Milan Cookies from pastry chef Gale Gand of the Food Network. She had been wanting to try Gand’s version of...

Pain D'Amande Cookies

A few months ago I saw a recipe on David Lebovitz's blog that I just had to try. It was for a cookie called pain d'amande. The recipe comes from Flo Braker, who David had do a guest post...

JANUARY DARING BAKERS - TUILES

Time for another Daring Bakers. I wasn't sure what to expect for this month-would it be a savory recipe, or another detailed cake? I was pleasantly suprised when I saw the challenge-Tuiles. Traditionally, tuiles are thin, crisp almond cookies...

BUTTERSCOTCH-COCONUT BROWNIES

Last week, I recieved a small package in the mail. Upon opening it, I discovered it was from Hawke's Winery, a winery located in Healdsburg, CA. If you aren't familar with them, you should check them out-they make great...

GINGERSNAPS

One of the cookies I made for my holiday gifts were Gingersnaps. I love this recipe-it's easy, and the cookies turn out good every time. If you want soft cookies, cook for a little less, and if you want...

CRANBERRY ALMOND BISCOTTI

I made a batch of biscotti today to add to my Christmas food gifts. The recipe is based on a recipe from the Tra Vigne Cookbook. I love the biscotti. It is made with turbinado sugar, which gives it...

THE BEST CHOCOLATE MOCHA COOKIES EVER!

Last week, I made Aztec "Hot Chocolate" Ice Cream for our Sunday Slow Scoopers. I wanted to make something to go along with the ice cream, and I happened to be looking at the blog Zoe Bakes. She had...

SUNDAY SLOW BAKERS-ALMOND FINGERS

It's time for another Sunday Slow Bakers recipe from Dolce Italiano by Gina DePalma. For those of you who are new to my blog, I'm participating with a group of other bakers who frequent the www.slowtrav.com board and decided...

Sunday Slow Bakers-biscotti di cioccolato a nocciole (Bittersweet Chocolate & Hazelnut Cookies)

It's again time for the Sunday Slow Bakers weekly recipe. This week's recipe is Bittersweet Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies, from Gina DePalma's Dolce Italiano. Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies Makes 5 dozen 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetend Dutch-processed...

The Begining of my Blog...

I have decided to join that group of people know as bloggers. I didn't think that I would ever participate in this on-line endeavor, but then I joined a group known as the Sunday Slow Bakers. We choose a cookbook,...