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Toasted Hazelnut Brown Sugar Cookies

I love hazelnuts — especially when they’re roasted, and especially when they’re not drenched in overpowering chocolate (sorry, Nutella). I created my hazelnut brown sugar cookie dough as a nod to my favorite nut, and I’ve been sharing them annually … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin Hazelnut Pie: Fabulous and Filling

When I first decided to make an oatmeal-cookie-like pie crust, I couldn’t imagine a finer filling than creamy, plump raisins.  What a better way to emulate the classic cookie that’d inspired me?  But something was missing.  For one, I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Amazing Hazelnut Cake

Allow me to introduce my absolute favorite dessert to make and to eat, beginning to end.  There’s something about its involved creation process that exemplifies the wonder that can come with baking from scratch.  The outcome — moist, nutty and … Continue reading

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