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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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Orange cookies

From cookie book

1 1/3 c butter, 1 1/3 c confectioner’s sugar, 3 egg yolks, 1/8 tsp vanilla seeds, 1 tsp grated orange peel, 2-3 drops orange extract

1 c confectioner’s sugar, 3 Tbsp orange liqueur

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Chocolate hazelnut cookies

From cookie book

2 1/4 c confectioner’s sugar, 1 1/2 c ground hazelnuts, 1 1/3 c ground almonds, pulp of 1/2 vanilla bean, 1 egg, 1 egg yolk, 5-6 oz dark chocolate, 1/8 tsp cloves, 4 oz cream

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Serious vanilla ice cream

By Alton Brown, printed in binder

2 c half and half, 1 c whipping cream, 1 c sugar, 2 Tbsp peach preserves, 1 vanilla bean

Maybe try adding tapioca starch or something to help with keeping the fat together

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