Tag Archives: candied cherries

Vanillekranse

Remember this: Patti’s got a gun? I revisited the Spritz cookie recipe for Vanillekranse (vanilla wreaths). This time no lemon zest, but with extra vanilla and bits of candied cherries. And definitely the gun. Aren’t they pretty? Surprisingly, they were … Continue reading

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Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen is the German compound for overkill. Or overload. Or it should be. (sigh) Actually, it translates to gingerbread. (Incidentally, so does Pfefferkuchen, another appellation for these sweet spicy treats.) While Lebkuchen the word has been around since the early … Continue reading

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Italian almond Florentines, or are they Austrian?

Heavy cream, butter, honey, sliced almonds, chocolate, strong coffee, chopped candied cherries and orange peel, sugar, a little flour and butter, butter, butter. What’s not to love? This recipe starts with boiling a thick syrup of butter, cream, honey and … Continue reading

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Edinburgh squares

Liquid gold. Lyle’s golden syrup is amazing. It is not present in the base of this cookie, but with a cup of butter, one and a half of rolled oats and two eggs, it is not missed there. There’s a … Continue reading

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