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Amaretti Biscuits (soft Amaretti Cookies) are an Italian dessert made with almond flour and Amaretto Liqueur. Amaretto Liqueur is made with apricot pits and, frequently, almonds. It has a slightly bitter taste and  a distinct almond scent. Amaretto helps give the Amaretti Biscuits a strong pleasant nutty almond flavor. Some recipes substitute almond extract for …

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Easy Carrot Cake Recipe with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting. Carrot cake is probably one of our all-time favorite cakes. Maybe the idea of a cake that contains a high amount of vegetables gives the impression of a healthy snack rather than a dessert. As you can see from the nutritional information, the carrots don’t do …

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Cheesecake Graham Cracker Ice Cream! All the Flavors we love in a creamy Cheesecake with the addition of Graham Cracker crumbles for extra texture and flavor.    This recipe is easy to make at home and a fun project to do with kids. Secret to No-Churn Ice Cream Good news! It’s perfectly possible to make …

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There are several things that I love about this easy baked apple recipe. First, it’s so simple to make – so much so that it’s a fun recipe to make with kids! It reminds me of fun fall days, picking apples with my family with leaves turning yellow, brown and red on the trees all …

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Walnut Stuffed Figs are a perfect easy winter dessert.  Figs, for some reason, have always been a little difficult for me to find. They seem popular during Christmas time, but even then if I was planning to use them for a recipe I always had to hunt around the supermarket to locate any. Why is …

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Brigadeiros are a favorite dessert treat in Brazil. You can find them in stores, restaurants, vendor carts on the street, and in homes throughout the country. These lovely chocolate truffles are sweet perfection in three simple ingredients.  There are several variations of Brazil’s beloved truffle, but the most common preparation is a cocoa truffle rolled …

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Bunet is an Italian Dessert from the Piedmont region of Italy. It is a creamy baked dessert with a thick pudding-like consistency, flavored with rich cocoa, Amaretti biscuits, and rum. Amaretti biscuits are Italian cookies made with almonds and Amaretto liqueur. They can be substituted with macaroons or other almond flavored cookie. What is Amaretto …

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