White Fruitcake – Almond & Pistachio

Fruitcake CCHD4 cups chopped dried fruits and nuts of  your choice – I like:

  • red and green cherries
  • pineapple
  • candied ginger
  • dates
  • golden raisins
  • pistachios
  • pecans

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Holiday Ginger Snaps

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Crisco (none other will do!)
  • 1/4 cup soft butter
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 3 tsps baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground ginger

Melt shortening and butter and cool for 15 minutes. Continue reading

Almond Apple Tart

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Apple Almond Tart_1.13.1Crust:

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp apple pie spice
  • 6 tbsps cold butter diced
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsps sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-2 tbsps cold water
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract

In a food processor, put the flour, apple pie spice, almond flour and sugar. Pulse to blend.  Add the butter and pulse 5-6 times.  Add the yolk, extract and 1-2 tbsps water to form a dough.  Wrap in plastic and refrigerate 15-20 minutes. Continue reading