Family Fun, Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Apple Butter

Makes about 2 pints Ingredients 5 pounds apples, peeled, cored, and diced 1 3/4 cups apple cider 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice Pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground mace 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions In a large pot, bring the apples and cider […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Apple Pie Scones

Makes 12 scones Pre-cooking the apples keeps these scones moist, but not soggy. You can do that part a day or two ahead of time, if you like. Galas are a neutral, crisp apple that are great for baking, but you can use Granny Smith or something similar if you […]

Desserts

Apple Strudel

Makes 6 servings Strudels are known for their paper-thin, flaky crust, which takes some patience, but is worth the effort. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll be strudel-ing all of your favorite fillings. You can even use this dough with savory fillings, like seared mushrooms and goat cheese. […]

Allergen Friendly, Desserts, Family Fun

Candy Coated Apples

Makes 12 apples These are the crunchy-coated carnival apples of your childhood! You can skip the red food coloring if you prefer. They will be glossy and just as tasty. Ingredients 12 apples 12 sticks 4 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup water Red coloring, as needed […]

Cookies, Family Fun

Cinnamon Bun Cookies

Makes 4 dozen cookies Cookie Dough Ingredients 1/2 lb (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1/3 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 egg 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour Cinnamon Smear Ingredients 5 tablespoons plus 2 […]

Desserts, Free Recipes

Egg Nog Bundt Cake

Makes one 9-inch loaf cake This recipe makes enough batter for one large bundt cake or one 9-inch loaf pan. If your bundt pan or loaf pans are on the smaller side, fill the pan about 2/3 of the way full. You can transfer any remaining batter to another cake […]

Beverages & Cocktails

Horchata Iced Coffee

Makes 8 servings This horchata and coffee mixture is refreshing and lightly spiced, making it the perfect pick-me-up on those warmer fall days. Adjust the amount or horchata or coffee to your preference, or you can even substitute the brewed coffee for one or two shots of espresso or cold […]

Beverages & Cocktails

No-Egg Nog

Makes 10 to 12 servings Ingredients 2 1/2 cups raw cashews 3 cups water 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 1/4 cup bourbon (optional) Directions In a large covered […]

Desserts, Family Fun

Old-Fashioned Cake Donuts

Makes 1 dozen plus 24 donut holes Ingredients 1 cup whole milk, room temperature 1 whole egg, room temperature 3 egg yolks, room temperature 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups, plus 1 tablespoon cake flour 1 cup bread flour 5 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg […]

Pies & Tarts

Peach Crumb Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie Ingredients All-Butter Pie Dough, single crust Brown Sugar & Oat Crumble Ingredients 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup oats, old-fashioned or quick-cooking 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch […]