Desserts

Banana Chiffon Truffles

2024-04-28T10:26:51-04:00April 28th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover Desserts|

These are one of my favorite Passover confections.  You bake a scrumptious Kosher for Passover banana chiffon cake, then pull off pieces of the cake and roll them into balls that are approximately 1 and 1/2 inches.  After a short stint in the fridge you dip the balls into melted chocolate. The recipe serves double duty as [...]

Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies

2024-04-28T10:25:59-04:00April 28th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover Desserts|

Everyone loves these Passover chocolate chip cookies. They are my most requested Passover cookie recipe. Reminiscent of the year round Toll House cookies, these are addictive and delicious. Wishing all a Zissen Pesach. 1 5/8 Cup matzah cake meal(1 1/2 Cups plus 2 tablespoons) 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 Cup (2 sticks) butter [...]

Oreovers

2024-04-26T09:25:26-04:00April 26th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover Desserts|

I developed these Passover Oreos—aka oreovers—over 20 years ago when my beautiful daughter, Sally, asked if I could make a kosher for Passover version of Oreos. They were a huge hit, and I’ve been making them ever since. Enjoy and Chag Sameach. Cookies 8 ounces margarine (2 sticks) 1/2 cup sugar 1cup minus 1 tablespoon [...]

Chocolate Filled Macadamia Crisps

2024-04-26T09:26:40-04:00April 26th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover Desserts|

Here’s another perennial Passover cookie family favorite—chocolate filled macadamia crisps. If I could only have one cookie for Passover, this would be the one. Wishing all a Happy and Sweet Passover. Macadamia Crisps 1 cup macadamia nuts (4 1/2 ounces) 1/2 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted margarine (room temperature) 2 egg whites 4 tablespoons matzah cake meal Chocolate [...]

Passover Granola Treats

2024-04-17T08:15:58-04:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: Brownies and Bars, Desserts, Desserts, Holidays, Passover, Passover Desserts|

For Passover 2016 I used my homemade Passover granola recipe to make these Passover granola treats, the Passover version of Rice Krispie treats. These tasty treats were a huge hit and I’ve been making them for Passover ever since. I’ve provided a recipe for my homemade Passover granola, but you can use store bought Passover [...]

Hamantaschen Hugs

2024-03-20T10:06:21-04:00March 20th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Purim|Tags: , |

Since I can’t seem to get enough of these rugentaschen—here’s another fun recipe that uses Hershey’s Hugs. Dough 8 ounces or two sticks of butter 8 ounces of cream cheese 6 tablespoons sugar 2 cups flour ½ teaspoon salt Filling Mini chocolate chips Topping Hershey’s hugs or kisses Dough: In the bowl of [...]

Peanut Butter Cream Rugentaschen

2024-03-19T09:48:24-04:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Purim|Tags: , |

One of my all time favorite cookies is rugelach—a scrumptious crescent shaped cookie made from a cream cheese dough.  I decided to use my rugelach dough to make hamantaschen and eureka!  This recipe for hamantaschen made with a rugelach dough, may be one of my favorite hamantaschen yet.  I call my hamantaschen made with cream [...]

Non-pareil Hamantaschen

2024-03-18T08:58:01-04:00March 18th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Purim|Tags: |

The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner.  Beginning at sundown on Saturday March 23, and ending on Sunday March 24 at sundown, Purim is a fun and festive holiday observed with much revelry and celebration.  Dating back to the Persian Empire of the 4th century b.c.e., Purim commemorates the deliverance of the Jews [...]

Pizzelle Linzer Hearts

2024-02-14T09:35:59-05:00February 14th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Valentine's Day|Tags: |

No time to bake cookies for your sweetheart?  No problem! With a package of Reko Pizzelle on hand, you’ll be able to whip up these gorgeous and tasty treats in no time. Wishing all a Happy and Healthy Valentine’s Day! 7- ounce package Reko Pizzelle 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate ½ stick butter or margarine [...]