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Monkey Bread

Time:2 hours 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening, plus more for pan and bowl
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm (110 degrees to 115 degrees) water
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, plus a pinch for yeast
  • 1 envelope dry active yeast (scant tablespoon)
  • 1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup warm (110 degrees to 115 degrees) milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
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Baked Apple Dumplings

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • All-purpose flour, for rolling out dough
  • 2 tablespoons Armagnac, or brandy
  • 2 cups clear apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons dried cherries, roughly chopped
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Armagnac, or brandy
  • 2 tablespoons finely ground blanched almonds
  • 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 McIntosh apples
  • 1 lemon, cut into quarters lengthwise
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
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Lemon-Pistachio Wreaths

Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks, room temperature
  • 5 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest, plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shelled unsalted pistachios, toasted and coarsely chopped
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Aunt Maggie's Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Time:1 hour 15 mins
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Candied Lime Peel

Other Ideas:
Candied fruit, Limes
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Rose Water Panna Cotta with Raspberries and Lychees

Ingredients
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons rose water
  • 1 drop pink or red gel-paste food coloring (optional)
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) lychees in syrup, drained and quartered, syrup reserved
  • 1 pint raspberries, halved
  • 2 tablespoons candied ginger, coarsely chopped
  • 4 unsprayed or organic rose petals, for garnish (optional)
  • Ginger Sugar Cookies, for serving
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Rhubarb Galette

Other Ideas:
Pate brisee, Rhubarb
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Coconut Sugar Cookies

Other Ideas:
Coconut, Rolled cookies, Sugar
Ingredients
  • 7 ounces sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure coconut extract (optional)
  • Sanding or colored sugar or sprinkles, for decorating (optional)
  • Coconut Glaze
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Chewy Cherry Chunk Cookies

Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped white chocolate
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped milk chocolate
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
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Berry Pound Cake with Whipped Cream

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, plus 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup (about 4 ounces) fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup (about 4 ounces) fresh raspberries
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