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lemon ricotta buttercream sandwich cookies

2.5 c flour

1 tsp baking powder


16 tbsp unsalted butter

2 c sugar

2 eggs

1 tbsp lemon zest

lemon juice

16 tbsp butter

1.5 c confectioner’s sugar

1.5 cream

7 oz ricotta

1/2 vanilla bean scraping

3/4 c confec sugar

1 lemon zest and juice


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Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies

4 oz flaked coconut + 8.5 oz

1 c flour

1/4 c cocoa powder

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

2 oz unsalted butter


3/4 c light brown sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

8 oz semisweet chocolate, melted

6 oz semisweet chocolate chips

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Gingerbread cookies

From Food network, printed in binder

3 c flour, 1 tsp baking soda, 3/4 tsp cinnamon, 3/4 tsp ginger, 1/2 allspice, 1/2 tsp cloves, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 8 Tbsp unsalted butter, 1/4 c veg shortening, 1/2 c light brown sugar, 2/3 c molasses, 1 egg, icing

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Thumbprint cookies

From FamilyFun Magazine, printed and in binder

1.5 c unsalted butter, 1 c sugar, 1 tsp vanilla, 3.5 c flour, 1 tsp salt, jam or jelly

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Chocolate tart

In Pies, Sweet and Savory

Crust: 1 c flour, 7 tbsp butter, 1/4 c sugar, 1 egg yolk, 1/2 tsp vanilla (or 1 from store)

Filling: 11 Tbsp unsalted butter, 7 oz dark chocolate, 3 eggs, 2 Tbsp sugar (or more!), 1/2 c heavy cream


Note: the last time I made this it turned out TOO dark and bitter.  Will experiment with ingredient ratios

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Lemon poppy seed muffins

From http://www.simplyrecipes.com

3 c flour, 1 Tbsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt, 2 Tbsp poppy seeds, 10 Tbsp unsalted butter, 1 c sugar, 1/5 c plain yogurt, 1 Tsbp lemon zest


1 Tbsp lemon juice, 1 c confectioner’s sugar

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Creamy poblano soup

unsalted butter, veg oil, 2 c white onion, 5-6 poblano peppers, 2 c corn, salt, pepper, 3 c chicken broth, 1 c milk, Queso fresco

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