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Filled Strawberries with Chocolate Topping

Ingredients: 1 pint strawberries, fresh 8-ounce package of cream cheese 1/2 TSP vanilla extract 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup chocolate chips To Make: Leave cream cheese out of the refrigerator for half an hour or until softened. Remove the center and tops of the strawberries. Use an electric beater to mix the confectioners’ sugar, […]

Lemon Mint Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice To Make:  In a saucepan bring the water and sugar to a simmer over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature. Mix in the mint and […]

Tequila Lime Sorbet

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cups sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lime zest 2 tablespoons tequila 1/2 cup fresh lime juice To Make:  Combine water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from hear and cool completely. When cooled, combine with zest, tequila, and lime juice, […]

Champagne Sorbet

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups champagne 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 1/2 cups grapefruit juice 1/4 cup lemon juice   To Make:  Add champagne, sugar, corn syrup, and lemon zest is a small saucepan. Bring mix to a boil until sugar is dissolved, this also helps to burn […]

Matzo Toffee

Ingredients: 3-4 pieces matzo 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 325. Line a heavy baking sheet with parchment. Coarsely break up matzo to cover sheet. Top with almonds In a small […]

Cherry Sherbet

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh cherries, pitted and halved 2/3 cup sugar, plus 1/3 cup 2/3 cup water 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup creme fraiche 1/4 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice To Make:  Bring 2/3 cup sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. After boiling, transfer to […]

Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large apples 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons total (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, etc) To Make:  Which together the cream, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, powdered sugar, and salt. Cover and […]

Tomato Watermelon Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 medium/ tomatoes 1/2 small watermelon 1 bunch fresh basil 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup lime juice To Make:  Heat the water and sugar over medium heat until dissolved. Remove from the heat and add basil (whole, or chopped if you prefer a stronger flavor) and let rest. Meanwhile, add the […]

Sweet Potato Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup sweet potato, shredded (uncooked) 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 3 tablespoons orange juice 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/4 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup butterscotch chips To […]

Honey Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 cup smooth peanut butter 2 cups half and half 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup honey Salt To Make:  If necessary, prep/pre-freeze ice cream maker. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients except the salt, and blend until smooth. If using unsalted peanut butter, mix in about 1/4 tablespoon salt until desired taste […]