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Basler Brunsli

Named for Basel, Switzerland, these chocolate meringue cookies are unusually spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. After whipping up the meringue base, I folded it into a mix of ground almonds, cocoa powder, finely grated semi-sweet chocolate and a bit … Continue reading

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Zimtsterne

Zimtsterne, or cinnamon stars, are traditional holiday cookies of German origin. Meringue-based, they are delicate, light and airy. They are also a pain in the ass to make. Or maybe they would be a little easier with a few modifications … Continue reading

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