Cookies, Free Recipes

Amaretti Cookies

Makes about 3 dozen cookies Variations Cinnamon Amaretti: Replace the lemon zest with 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Chocolate Chip Amaretti: Fold ½ cup mini chocolate chips into the finished batter. Orange Amaretti: Replace the lemon zest with 1 tablespoon grated orange zest. Candied Ginger Amaretti: Fold ¼ cup finely diced […]

Desserts, Free Recipes

Eggnog 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 […]



Makes 80 pieces Ingredients 3/4 oz (3 tablespoons; 3 envelopes) powdered gelatin 1/2 cup very cold water 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, unsifted 1/2 cup cornstarch Directions Stir the gelatin into […]

Desserts, Family Fun

Milk Chocolate Pudding with Chantilly Cream

Makes 8 servings Pudding Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar (divided use) 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3 cups whole or low-fat milk (divided use) 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 4 ounces milk chocolate, melted 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Chantilly Cream Directions In […]

Breakfast and Brunch, Cakes

Quark Stollen

Makes 1 loaf This recipe comes right from Bakeshop 6 at The Culinary Institute of America! A traditional German holiday treat, this stollen is leavened with baking powder, not yeast, so it’s a simple edition to your Christmas to-do list. You can find quark, a soft cultured cheese, near the […]

Chef's Notes Plus, Family Fun

Spooky Cookies and Cupcakes for Halloween

Are you afraid of ghosts? Monsters? Zombies!? For Halloween treat inspiration, we look to the creepy crawlies, and this easy spider web design can be used to make creepy cupcakes, spoooooky coooookies, and cakes or pizza that will give you goosebumps! For these cupcakes, we rolled pre-made fondant (you can […]