Bake or Break Recipes

Entries from December 2007

Toasted Pecan Roulade

December 25th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more about this beautiful dessert at Bake or Break. Cake 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans, cooled 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 5 eggs, separated 3/4 cup sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, plus more for garnishing chopped pecans, for garnishing Preheat oven to 375°. […]

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Tags: cakes

Chocolate-Pistachio Wreaths

December 22nd, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from Better Homes & Gardens. 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 & 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons milk […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies

Baby Pound Cakes

December 20th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from Christmas with Southern Living 2007. 1 & 1/2 cups butter, softened 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 3 cups sugar 6 large eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Preheat oven to 350°. […]

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Tags: cakes

Merry & Bright Christmas Cookies

December 19th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more about these cookies at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Better Homes & Gardens. 1 cup butter 1 & 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup candy-coated milk chocolate bits* or M&Ms […]

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Tags: cookies

Linzer Cookies

December 18th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. 1 cup butter 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon orange extract* 2 cups sifted cake flour raspberry or apricot jam** confectioners’ sugar for dusting, if desired Beat butter, sugar, and orange extract. Gradually add flour and mix well. Form dough into a rectangle. Wrap dough and chill […]

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Dark Chocolate Madeleines

December 17th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from The Essential Baker. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted (for coating madeleine pans) 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 extra large eggs*, at room temperature 1/3 cup superfine sugar 1/2 cup […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies

Corn Flake Bars

December 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup peanut butter 3 cups crushed corn flakes Combine brown sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and […]

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Tags: bars · no bake · peanut butter

Chocolate Monster Cookies

December 14th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 & 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 & 1/2 cups […]

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Tags: chocolate · cookies · peanut butter

Rugelach

December 13th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Joy of Cooking’s All About Cookies. 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 6 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 cup raspberry or apricot preserves 3/4 cup raisins or chocolate chips 1/3 cup ground […]

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Hazelnut Mini Cheesecakes

December 12th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from Cooking with Paula Deen. Crust 1 & 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs 3/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted Preheat oven to 350°. Combine cracker crumbs, hazelnuts, and sugar. Stir in melted butter. Press mixture into the bottoms and […]

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Tags: cheesecakes · chocolate