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Bake it: peppermint Bark. I love this time of the year!

bake it: peppermint Bark

I feel like a busy kitchen elf, baking cookies, making sweet breads and my famous peppermint bark. Homemade treats never last long so I always suggest doubling sweet treat recipes! *peppermint bark tutorial* Shop List: 12 oz. quality white chocolate, finely chopped30 red-and-white-striped hard peppermint candies, coarsely crushed (about 6 ounces)12 oz. bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped1/2 cup whipping cream1 Teaspoon peppermint extract Kitchen Tools: Measuring cupRubber spatulaSharp knifeAluminum foilCookie sheet Bowl Sauce pan Packaging: Glass jarRibbon, Tag Ornament Note: This recipe makes around 1-1/2 pounds.

Line the cookie sheet with a 12" length of foil. Combine bittersweet/semisweet chocolate, whipping cream, and peppermint extract in a bowl set over saucepan of barely simmering water - (homemade double boiler) - do not allow bottom of bowl to touch water) until chocolate is melted and smooth. Pour the chocolate onto the foil. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Biscotti Recipe : Food Network Kitchens. Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bar (Canada) Recipe : Food Network Kitchens. Directions Line an 8 by 8-inch baking pan or casserole with aluminum foil, with long flaps hanging over each edge.

Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bar (Canada) Recipe : Food Network Kitchens

For the cookie: Put the butter in a heatproof medium bowl. Bring a saucepan filled with an inch or so of water to a very slow simmer over medium-low heat. Set the bowl over, but not touching, the water. Once the butter is melted, add the sugar and cocoa, and stir to combine. For the filling: Beat the butter, peanut butter and confectioners' sugar together in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until light. For the glaze: Put the chocolate and butter in a medium heatproof bowl, and set over the barely simmering water. To serve, remove from the freezer and let sit at room temperature for 5 minutes.

Busy baker's tips: Finished bars can be wrapped in the pan in plastic wrap, then aluminum foil and frozen for up to 1 month. Copyright (c) 2007 Television Food Network, G.P., All Rights Reserved. Florentines (Italy) Recipe : Food Network Kitchens. Directions Chocolate Topping, optional: Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F.

Florentines (Italy) Recipe : Food Network Kitchens

Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Pulse the almonds in a food processor until finely chopped, but not pasty. Stir together the nuts, flour, zest and salt in a large bowl. Put the sugar, cream, corn syrup and butter in a small saucepan. Scoop rounded teaspoons (for 3-inch cookies) or rounded tablespoons (for 6-inch cookies) of batter and roll into balls. Bake 1 pan at a time, until the cookies are thin and an even golden brown color throughout, rotating pans halfway through baking time, about 10 to 11 minutes. Optional chocolate topping: Put the chocolate in a medium heatproof bowl. For sandwiches: Drop about 1/2 teaspoon chocolate onto on the flat side of half of the cookies and press together with remaining halves. For chocolate decor: Drizzle melted chocolate over Florentines as desired.

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