Calcionetti From Abruzzo

Calcionetti From Abruzzo It’s not Christmas in Abruzzo if you do not  smell the cooked grapes must combined with the fragrance of spicy cinnamon, cleverly sprinkled with icing sugar on delicious calcionetti! Ingredients :: For the dough Flour 500g dry white wine ½ teaspoon of baking powder 0.5 dl of olive oil. For the filling […]

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Cauciuni From Molise

Cauciuni From Molise Fried pastries prepared in Molise during the Christmas days. Traditionally, package them as gifts and the homage, is always very appreciated because … they are delicious !! Ingredients :: For the dough Flour 500g 3 eggs 1 egg yolk 3 tablespoons of sugar 1 small glass of vermouth (or sweet dessert wine) […]

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Bisciola Sweet Bread Dessert

Bisciola Sweet Bread Dessert The tradition of preparing this sweet Italian bread started in Valtellina. According to popular belief, in 1797, when French troops were in the area, it was Napoleon who asked the chefs to think of a dessert that employs only locally available ingredients. Following his request, the chefs created this leavened bread […]

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Bossolà

Bossolà A traditional Brescian dessert The name of this typical sweet Brescia derives from ‘coiled snake’, element present in the legends and stories of these lands, often associated with the Christmas season, this cake is a real specialty. First dough white flour (0 or 00) 135 g granulated sugar 40 g butter 40 g brewer’s […]

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Christmas pasticelle

Christmas pasticelle The chestnuts ‘Pasticelle’ are  typical of the Piana del Sele and Picentini mountains but are well spread all over the Campania Ingredients for 8 people: For the dough Flour 1 kg ½ cup of olive oil ½ cup of white wine salt. For the filling Chestnuts 750 gr 1 cup of strong coffee […]

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Butterscotch Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups white whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour 3/4 cup coarsely chopped salted dry roasted cashews 2/3 cup butterscotch-flavor pieces Directions 1. […]

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Gingerbread Cookie Cheesecake Bites

Gingerbread Cookie Cheesecake Bites Ingredients 1 30-ounce package refrigerated Pillsbury gingerbread cookie dough 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 4 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 to 1 teaspoon lemon zest Directions 1. Roll two teaspoons of cookie dough into a ball for each cookie. Place balls of dough into paper lined mini cupcake/muffin pans. Make a well/indentation […]

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Eggnog Pancakes

Eggnog Pancakes     Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Dash of ground nutmeg 2 eggs 2 cups eggnog 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted Directions 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. In another bowl, beat eggs, eggnog and butter; stir into dry […]

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Pumpkin Crunch Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Crunch Coffee Cake Ingredients For the topping: 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons cold butter or margarine 1/2 cup chopped pecans For the cake: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 cup canned or cooked pumpkin […]

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Loaded Baked Potato Gnocchi

Loaded Baked Potato Gnocchi Ingredients 32 ounces gnocchi Click here for homemade 10 strips of bacon, diced 2 tablespoons butter 4 green onions, thinly sliced 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature 1 1/2 cups sour cream 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided 2 cups chopped broccoli, steamed Salt and pepper to taste Directions 1. […]

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