Category Archives: almond

My lovely co-worker made these bars and I fell in love with them (hi, Vicki!!). They are so full of almond flavor, which is always a good thing in my book. Almond Shortbread Bars 1 cup margarine (butter will also work) 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs (reserve 1 tsp) 4 cups […]

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Hoot hoot! I love owls. This is not the first time owl cupcakes have made an appearance on this blog and I’m sure it won’t be the last. Halloween Hoot Owls Recipe source: Land O Lakes Cupcakes 1 package butter recipe white cake mix 1-1/4 cups water 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 egg whites 1 […]

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Isn’t the rainbow background just precious? ;) But really, I think these cookies are deserving of such a magical background. They are buttery and just melt in your mouth. These little nuggets of deliciousness are also called Mexican Wedding Cookies and can be made with either pecans or almonds. Almond Butter Cookies Recipe credit: Taste […]

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In my opinion, cherries and almonds have very similar flavors so if you put them together, all the better. The dough I used for this cookie is nice because it comes togther in a snap, can be flavored however you want and, because it is piped, can be shaped a number of ways. Here I used […]

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So, the inspiration for this recipe is from this one from Woman’s Day. This recipe was supposed to have pistachios in place of almonds, but it seems that the Salmonella scare has eliminated all the pistachios in the Chicagoland area. Nevertheless, we press on, nobly tricking my coworkers into thinking these are pistachios using chopped […]

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