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Sugar High Friday #26: Spooky Sugar Art

Posted by on Dec 29, 2006 in food | 3 comments

I was so bewildered with this month’s theme of Sugar Art proposed by host Habeas Brulee. I went to art school and I cook but my skills are mainly with bread and yarn not sugar. Right before Christmas I was talking with my Halloween loving friend and the idea came to me; I had been meaning to make her these cool cookies. I had even gotten as far as...

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Chrispy’s Lime and Cornmeal Icebox Shortbread

Chrispy’s Lime and Cornmeal Icebox Shortbread

Posted by on Dec 17, 2006 in food | 1 comment

Chrispy’s Lime and Cornmeal Icebox Shortbreadfrom Everyday Food Cookie Edition 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature 1 c confectioners’ sugar 1 t vanilla extract 1/2 t salt 2 c all-purpose flour, plus for for rolling zest of 2 limes 1/4 c cornmeal With an elecric mixer, beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt until smooth.  With mixer...

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Chrispy’s Butter Pecan Cookies

Chrispy’s Butter Pecan Cookies

Posted by on Dec 17, 2006 in food | 0 comments

Chrispy’s Butter Pecan Cookiesfrom Everyday Food Cookie Edition 3/4 c pecans (chopped finely) 1 stick of unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 c sugar, plus more for coating and sprinkling 1 t vanilla extract 1/8 t salt 1 c all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 350F. With an electric mixer, beat butter and 1/3 c sugar until light and fluffy, about 1...

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Carolyn’s Chocolate-covered Cherry Brownies

Carolyn’s Chocolate-covered Cherry Brownies

Posted by on Dec 17, 2006 in food | 0 comments

Carolyn’s Chocolate-covered Cherry Browniesfrom Christmas with Southern Living 1998 2 c sugar 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour 1/2 c cocoa 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 1 c butter, melted 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 c miniature marshmallows 10 oz jar maraschino cherries, drained well and coarsely chopped 6 oz semisweet chocolate morsels Combine first5...

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Carolyn’s Chewy Chocolate-Cinnamon Cookies

Carolyn’s Chewy Chocolate-Cinnamon Cookies

Posted by on Dec 17, 2006 in food | 0 comments

Carolyn’s Chewy Chocolate-Cinnamon Cookiesfrom Christmas with Southern Living 1998 1c butter, softened 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar 1 (3.9 oz) package chocolate fudge instant pudding mix 2 large eggs 2 t vanilla extract 2 1/4 c all-purpose flour 1 t baking soda 2 t ground cinnamon 1 (11.5 oz) package semisweet chocolate mega morsels...

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