Category Archives: walnut

Dark Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

Here’s another creation by my friend Meg! We had lots of fun frosting almost 200 mini cupcakes for her birthday party! These were my favorite – I’m a sucker for anything involving dark chocolate! Dark Chocolate Mini Cupcakes Recipe adapted from epicurious.com Cupcakes: 2 cups walnuts, toasted, cooled 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese 1/4 cup […]

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Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

I saw this recipe of Paula Deen’s and just had to try it. Paula can do no wrong, in my humble baking/cooking opinion. And even though I’m not a huge fan of raisins and walnuts, I figured the brown butter icing that tops these cookies would woo me. And sure enough, I was right. Paula’s […]

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Black Walnut Cornflake Cookies

So as part of my inheritance from my Grandmother, I’ve received a big box of old recipes- books, clippings and nigh 20 different scratch papers with about 20 different recipes, each claiming to be something called an “Italian” cookie. I love looking through them- it’s a little time machine, such as the booklet entitled “10 […]

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