A fresh and delicious way to enjoy star-shaped shortbread cookies. Blend butter, cream cheese, and sugar into a delightful cream cheese topping and spread it on your cookies. Thinly slice strawberries and arrange them with blueberries on top.
Orange butter cookies with easy decorative chocolate topping. Simply place a chocolate chip on a hot cookie fresh from the oven. Then, use the point of a toothpick to drag melted chocolate across the top to give it a drizzled-on appearance.
Grind up some coconut flakes, throw in some dried cranberries, and get yours before they're gone. This homemade treat is packed with bursts of flavor, and the added fruit texture complements this dipping cookie's famous crunch.
A delicious shortbread cookie sweetened with jam and powered sugar. Roll out the dough and use a 3-inch cookie cutter to make your stars, then use a 1 or 1/2-inch star to remove the centers from half of them. Bake and cool. Spread blueberry and raspberry jam on the whole cookies. Sprinkle powered sugar on the remaining stars and assemble.
A festive treat that can be enjoyed on any occasion. These rich, chocolatey bars are topped with cinnamon and walnuts, giving them a soothing aroma and delicate crunch. This recipe yields about 45 bars and can be made in under 30 minutes.
Mix and match colorful shortbread stars to make these eye-catching and patriotic cookies. Split your base cookie dough into three portions and add red or blue food color to two of the portions. Roll dough and cut out 3-inch stars, then cut and remove 1-inch stars from the center of each large star. Recombine large stars with a center star of a different color.
Walnut-topped brownies, spiced with cinnamon and ground red pepper. You can vary the amount of red pepper or even add sautéed chopped fresh jalapeño or Serreno chili pepper, depending on how much heat you like in your sweets.
Once again our very own Suzanne Clark created some prize-winning recipes at The World Food Championships, but you'll have to watch to find out how well she did. Her segment, The Recipe episode, will air July 31st. Read about how she got started and get the recipe for her original side dish entry, Garden Vegetable Skillet Fritters with Avocado Cream.
Memorial Day is a time to remember all of our servicemen and women who stood proud and tall in the military. I hope this old family recipe will be a special part of your Memorial Day as we remember all of our American heroes.
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