White Chocolate Icicles

White Chocolate Icycle CCHD

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup soft butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup good quality white baking chips, melted and cooled3-1/2 cups
  • flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and egg in mixer.  Add melted chocolate and blend well. Continue reading

White Chocolate Pound Cake

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P1110327Candied pecans (optional)

  • 10-12 whole pecans
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsps. water

Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon and water in a pan on medium heat and whisk for 1 minute.  Add pecans and mix them, coating them as best you can, for 2 minutes. Continue reading

White Chocolate Christmas Drops

White Chocolate Christmas Drops

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12 oz. (2 cups) chopped white chocolate or bits

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup chopped pistachios

1/4 cup candied orange peel – optional

Melt the chocolate over simmering water.  Drop by generous  teaspoonfuls onto a silpat lined or buttered baking sheet.

Immediately put some cranberries, pistachios and peel on top.  Gently pat down to adhere.

Let completely set – can do in the refrigerator or at room temp.

Store in an airtight container at room temp for about 10 days or freeze in a well sealed container up to 2  months.

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Cranberry White Chocolate Shortbread

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2 cups soft butter (1 lb)
1 cup sugar
4 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla
6 oz chopped good white chocolate
1-1/2 cups dried cranberries

Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until well blended, Add the flour 1/3 at a time and blend well.

Add chocolate and cranberries and blend well.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a prepared (silpat or parchment or very lightly greased) cookie sheets. Bake at 350 for about 14-15 minutes or until slightly browned on the edges. Cool completely before removing.

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