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ARGENTINIAN ALFAJORES

ARGENTINIAN ALFAJORES

Argentinian Alfajores are tender, buttery, sandwich cookies that have luscious dulce de leche caramel inside and a rim of chopped coconut and toasted pine nuts along the sandwich line.  They are very popular not only in Argentina but throughout South America and are melt-in-your-mouth delicious.   Read More..

POPPY SEED HAMANTASCHEN

POPPY SEED HAMANTASCHEN

The buttery, triangle-shaped, filled pastries are the perfect traditional Purim cookie recipe.  The name, ‘Hamantaschen’, is roughly translated to mean “Haman’s ears”. I like the classic poppyseed filling, but get creative and fill them with any number of your favorite fillings. Purim is a Jewish Read More..

RUSSIAN TEA CAKES

RUSSIAN TEA CAKES

This classic cookie recipe is a perfect bite of shortbread enrobed in powdered sugar.  This recipe is also called Mexican tea cakes, wedding cookies, or snowballs, these pretty little cookies are rich, tender, with a sandy texture. They’re perfect with a cup of coffee or Read More..

THE ULTIMATE MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIES

THE ULTIMATE MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIES

This cookie is rich and chocolatey, with a warm spiciness that will leave you craving more.  These cookies are soft on the inside and crispy around the edges. The surprise of the cayenne starts subtle and then hits with a warm spiciness in the back Read More..