Rugelach with Walnuts and Pecans

Ingredients ½ cup butter softened 4 ounces cream cheese softened ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup flour ¼ teaspoon salt 1 egg beaten 1 tablespoon cream 2 tablespoons coarse sugar Filling 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon white sugar ¼ cup raspberry jam or apricot ¼ cup walnuts ground ¼ cup pecans ground 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup raisins finely chopped , optional Instructions Combine butter, cream cheese, vanilla and salt with a mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes. Add sugar. Turn mixer to low andContinue reading “Rugelach with Walnuts and Pecans”

Chocolate Chip Walnut Pumpkin Bites

Emma was feeling Fall festive yesterday, so we ventured to the kitchen to our hand at pumpkin bread inspired by Melanie Makes – One of our favorite food bloggers! We encountered a problem when the pumpkin bread started to split down the middle and fall apart. Emma decided to improvise by grabbing a fork andContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Walnut Pumpkin Bites”

chocolate cookies with walnuts

We’re baking with Glenda’s Granddaughter, Emma! Emma loves to cook, but prefers to bake. She’s a delight in the kitchen and around the table. We enjoy every meal or dessert she decides to make and are proud of her passion to create. Ingredients2 Eggs2/3 cup butter1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour1/2 tsp Baking soda1 1/2 cupsContinue reading “chocolate cookies with walnuts”

Chocolate walnut truffles

Emma made some delicious Chocolate Walnut Truffles using only five ingredients. These truffles were made as a Valentine’s Day treat, but they can be enjoyed any day of the year! Makes approx. 24 Truffles Ingredients8oz Chopped Walnuts2oz Unsalted Butter2Cups Chocolate 70% Cocoa3 Cups Caramel2oz Chopped Dried Fruit – Optional (We used Dates, but you canContinue reading “Chocolate walnut truffles”