Dessert

No-Bake Bourbon Balls
American, Dessert, Parve

No-Bake Bourbon Balls

I was so excited when the folks from Gefen/Kedem asked me to work with some of their products. I had always thought of Kedem Tea Biscuits as just “tea biscuits”. Well, surprise! I ground them up, added some chopped nuts, sugar, cocoa and Bourbon and voila- a boozey dessert cookie to […]

Sugar Cookies
American, Dessert, Parve

Sugar Cookies

This recipe produces a simple cookie that is not too sweet and that can be cut into any shape you choose. I particularly like to make turkeys, pilgrims or dreidels out of the dough. You can decorate them as you wish. Bake the cookies first and let them cool completely […]

Florentines
Dessert, French, Parve

Florentines

Florentines are lace cookies with the addition of minced candied orange rind. Yes, you can buy the orange rind; but trust me, if you make your own, the results will be worth it- and you have the bonus of snacking on the leftovers! Note: Do not refrigerate or freeze!   […]

Dessert, French, Parve

Lace Cookies

These cookies look like lace and taste like crisp caramel! Many years ago, when I was teaching a dessert class, one of my students asked me if one had to use a toothpick to make the holes in the cookies. Watch these cookies bake the first time you make them. […]