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Cook the Book: Mallowmores

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

These Mallowmores are a homemade version of the chocolate-dipped graham cracker topped with marshmallow cookie that goes by many different names. You know the one, its similar a s'more with but with out the sticks and the campfire. More

Cook the Book: Chocolate Chunkocino Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

After baking up a batch I realized that there was nothing embarrassing about these cookies, save for their unfortunate name. The dough is not that different from the Toll House version, just a bit more brown sugar and less white. The cacao nibs and ground coffee lend a wonderfully adult bitter richness. And the extended chill in the fridge makes for cookies that are nice and crunchy on the outside, but chewy and just underdone enough in the center to make them a guilty pleasure. More

Nutella Linzer Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

The following recipe is from the December 30 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Nutella is a beautiful thing. Chocolate and hazelnuts brought together into a creamy spread—what's not to... More

Cook the Book: Pistachio Macarons

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 8 comments

My experience with French macarons is sadly limited. Sure there were a few wonderful ones in France and a handful of lesser-good versions from New York bakeries, but all in all, I haven't eaten more than two dozen in my life. More

Cook the Book: Matcha Tea Leaf Shortbreads

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 5 comments

With my tea obsession in full swing I was thrilled to see this recipe for Matcha Tea Leaf Shortbreads in Unforgettable Desserts by Dede Wilson. They are little shortbreads cut into the shapes of leaves with the addition of matcha, a powdered form of green tea incorporated into the dough. More

Cook the Book: Florentine Bars

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

I assumed that something this perfect would require baking skills superior to my own, but they are fairly basic in technique. Three steps in fact: a basic shortbread, a caramel topping with plenty of almonds and dried cherries mixed in, and a finishing drizzle of dark chocolate. More

Cook the Book: Unforgettable Desserts

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"Unforgettable Desserts is a book for dessert junkies." The time between Christmas and New Years are some of the most lighthearted days of the year. Holiday cheer remains in the air, parties are going on, and New Year's resolutions have yet to start weighing heavily on everyone's minds. And since we all basically have a free pass to indulge, at least for the next couple of days, we bring you the final installment of Cook the Book: A Cookie Month 2009. A few more cookies couldn't hurt, right? In preparation for New Year's Eve we are bringing you a spread of special occasion cookies courtesy of Dede Wilson's Unforgettable Desserts. Wilson has written many baking books covering everything from cupcakes,... More

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