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Sugar Cookies with Cardamom

Sugar cookies are the easiest to make but rather tasteless so I tweaked the recipe with a bit of cardmom and some homemade vanilla extract. A couple drops of almond extract add a nice flavor to the Royal Icing and doesn't muddle the cardamom flavor of the cookie. ...

Cherry and Almond Loaf

01.28.2013 · Posted in Breads, Pies, Cakes & Cookies, Recipes

So moist and flavorful with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg along with the crunch of the almonds and sweetness of the cherries. Be sure to use the yogurt as it activates the baking soda and baking powder giving you a super light crumb instead of a dense and heavy mass. ...

Gingerbread Men Cookies without Molasses

Honey makes a terrific substitute as long as you use dark brown sugar which has a higher molasses content than light brown sugar. After making a couple sample batches of dough I'm really pleased with the flavor and color achieved with honey and dark brown sugar...these cookies are just like Mom made way back ...