Desserts

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 [...]

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 [...]

Heart Coffee Cake

2024-02-13T10:28:01-05:00February 13th, 2024|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Valentine's Day|Tags: |

One of my family’s favorite and most requested cakes is a scrumptious coffee cake that I make in a loaf pan.  For Valentine’s Day, I bake the cake in a 9 x 2-inch heart pan with great results.  I love to serve this cake with a steaming cup of coffee or cocoa, accompanied with little [...]

Red Fondant Heart Cake

2024-02-12T13:12:31-05:00February 12th, 2024|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Valentine's Day|Tags: |

On February 14, we celebrate Valentine’s Day.  It is a day for lovers and sweethearts, but also a fun day for children and family.  Valentine’s Day traditions abound. We exchange cards and small gifts, chocolate, candy, jewelry, and flowers. Since I like to bake, my favorite Valentine’s Day endeavor is preparing a heart-shaped cake.  Below [...]

Gingersnaps

2023-12-22T10:05:56-05:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Thanksgiving|

Gingersnap cookies are a timeless treat, perfect for creating warm, nostalgic moments during chilly evenings or festive gatherings. Each cookie offers a delightful crunch, followed by a chewy burst, all harmoniously blended with the deep, rich sweetness of molasses. This recipe guides you through achieving that signature crinkly top and snappy texture, ensuring your gingersnaps [...]

Turkey Sugar Cookies

2023-11-23T09:25:37-05:00November 23rd, 2023|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Rosh Hashanah, Thanksgiving|Tags: , , , |

If you're an avid cookie baker, you will want to make these turkey sugar cookies for Thanksgiving.  Wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving surrounded by your loved ones.  Praying for Israel--the safe return of the hostages, the safety and protection of our IDF heroes and all of our Israeli brothers and sisters. Praying for a speedy [...]

Pumpkin Pecan Babkallah

2023-09-29T11:08:47-04:00September 29th, 2023|Categories: Bread, Cakes, Challah, Desserts, Sukkot|

If you’re looking for a showstopper bread to serve during Sukkot, consider making Pupmkin Pecan Babakallah, which is a cross between a babka and a challah, infused with the flavors and warm spices of autumn. With a bit of time and effort to master a special shaping technique, you will be rewarded with this scrumptious [...]