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Shortbread Cookies

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Ghost Cupcakes

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White Cake with Mincemeat Filling and Glaceed Fruit

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pans
  • Glaceed fruit, such as Glaceed Figs, or apricots and clementines, for decorating
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 medium baking apples, such as Rome or Cortland, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 3 ounces dried apricots, preferably California, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/3 cup)
  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
  • 3 ounces dried figs, preferably Calimyrna, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/3 cup)
  • 3 ounces golden raisins (3/4 cup)
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use
  • 3 1/2 ounces Medjool dates, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch dice (about 1/3 cup)
  • 3 1/2 ounces dried currants (3/4 cup)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 ounces candied lemon peel, cut into 1/4-inch dice (5 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 ounce candied orange peel, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1/4 cup)
  • 3/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 3/4 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 4 teaspoons fresh orange juice (from 1 orange)
  • 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of ground cardamom
  • 1/4 cup Cognac
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Almond Brownie Coffins

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for marbling
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 8 ounces dark-chocolate-covered almonds, chopped
  • 3 ounces marzipan
  • Royal Icing and Fleurs-de-lis
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Barbie Birthday Cake

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White-Chocolate Star Tree

Other Ideas:
Candy, Dessert, White chocolate
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Halloween Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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Lychee and Blueberry or Cranberry Eyeballs

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Ashley's Mocha Madeleines

Ingredients
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, plus more if needed
  • 1/4 cup brewed espresso or coffee, plus more if needed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground espresso (not instant)
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1/4 cup best-quality cocoa powder, plus more for tins
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground espresso (not instant)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for tins
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