These jam-filled mini pastries are charming and distinctive. In other words, they're perfect for Mom.
Elderflower liqueur has a subtle flavor that upgrades store-bought jam, adding sophistication to rustic tassies (from the Scottish word for "small cup").
These wholesome treats are made with wheat germ and brown sugar. Fill the cookies with raspberry jam for a burst of fruit flavor (other fruit jams also work), and drizzled chocolate adds an indulgent finish.
For tinted cookies, add drops of gel-paste
food coloring once the flour is incorporated. If you'd like to try a variation, see what ingredients to add: Spice Cookie Dough, Chocolate Cookie Dough, Citrus Cookie Dough.
Ground chicory is a beloved ingredient in New Orleans. The roasted and ground root of the endive is most notably used to smooth the sharpness of coffee. Here, it lends a pleasantly bitter note to these biscotti-like cookies. A bit of instant espresso powder can also be used.