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Baked Alaska

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Haunted-House Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Unsalted butter, for parchment
  • 1 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for dusting
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Royal Icing and Fleurs-de-lis
  • 6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 5 black licorice laces, 1 lace cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces, halved lengthwise, remaining laces for windows
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 piece black licorice twist (2 inches long)
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • Shelled sunflower seeds for roof tiling plus 1 unshelled for doorway
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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Sable Cookies

Other Ideas:
Cutout cookies, French
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for baking sheets
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1 large egg yolk, for brushing as needed
  • Sanding sugar, if desired
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Baba au Rhum

Other Ideas:
Cakes, Rum
Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons lukewarm milk (100 to 115 degrees), plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 ounce fresh yeast
  • 1 pound 2 ounces all-purpose flour, plus more for forming dough
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 6 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, slightly softened, plus more for molds
  • 1/4 cup superfine sugar
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Rum Syrup
  • Whipped Cream, for serving (optional)
  • Cherries, for serving (optional)
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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Royal Icing Recipe

Other Ideas:
Egg whites, Royal icing, Sugar
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Glazed Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Time:3 hours
Other Ideas:
Easy recipes, Lemons, Pound cake
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • Zest of 2 lemons, finely grated
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • Lemon Glaze
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