DESSERTS

Deb’s Sugar Cookies for the Holidays

Deb Burgdorf of Burgdorf's Winery in Haslett shared her family's holiday cookie recipe.Deb’s Sugar Cookies 6 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons cream of tartar Mix dry ingredients. Cut in 2 1/2 cups...

Certa Family Best-Ever Holiday Butter Cookies

Gina Certa Shay of Tonnellerie Cadus, North America, and the Michigan Wine Collaborative shared this family holiday cookie recipe.Certa Family Best-Ever Butter Cookies 2 sticks butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3 egg yolks 1 1/2 teaspoons...

Sallie Campbell’s Bota Kook (Traditional Dutch Dessert Bar)

Sherri Campbell Fenton of Black Star Farms shared this recipe of her mom's — a holiday family favorite.Sallie Campbell's Favorite Recipe Boterkoek (Traditional Dutch Dessert Bar)Crust: 2 2/3 cups flour 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 1/3 cups butterFilling: 1 cup...

Nadine Begin’s Ice Wine Truffles

Ice Wine Truffles 1/3 cup whipping cream 1/2 pound Callebaut chocolate 1/3 cup Chateau Chantal Ice Wine 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon powdered sugarBring cream to a boil and add to chocolate in a bowl....

This Pie Recipe Is Oh, So Sweet

Alanna Grossnickle, general manager at 45 North Vineyard and Winery on the Leelanau Peninsula, shared this recipe that originated with her grandmother.“I can tell you Grandma Janet never shows up to dinner without a...

Bethel Robinette’s Homemade Peach Ice Cream

7 ripe peaches1 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 pint whipping cream, whippedPeel, slice and chop peaches until fine. Mix all ingredients except cream. Fold all into the whipped cream. Put in freezer, cover,and stir occasionally...

Spiced Cherry Nut Bread Pudding

Spiced Cherry Nut Bread Pudding - Heat cherries in wine until medium warm and soak for 20 minutes. Heat milk and butter in saucepan.

Select Harvest Gewurztraminer Cake

Select Harvest Gewurztraminer Cake - Pour this mixture over hot cake and leave in pan until completely cool before turning out.

Red Wine Raspberry Sorbet

Red Wine Raspberry Sorbet - Place all ingredients in a food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until smooth. Freeze in an ice cream maker.

Red Wine Cake (Rotweinkuchen)

Red Wine Cake (Rotweinkuchen) - Mix all of the ingredients together in the listed order. Grease and dust with flour: 2 small, or 1 large round cake pan and fill with mixture.

Perfect Peach Tart

Perfect Peach Tart - Put flour and salt in bowl of food processor. Cut the butter and margarine into small pieces and add to flour.

Pear-Infused Pear Cake

Pear-Infused Pear Cake - In medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add pears and stir about 5 minutes. Turn off heat and add wine. Set aside.

Late Harvest Cake

Late Harvest Cake - Blend boxed cake mix, pudding, water, 1/2 cup wine, oil and eggs with mixer and pour into pecan-lined tube pan.

Icewine Truffles

Icewine Truffles - Bring cream to boil and add to chocolate in a bowl. Blend, then stir in Icewine. Beat in butter when cool.

Double Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberry Glaze

Double Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberry Glaze - For crust: In a bowl, combine wafer crumbs, butter or margarine and sugar. Blend well.

Crostoli

Crostoli - Combine beaten eggs and sugar. While stirring, add vanilla, wine and salt. Add melted butter, mix well. Mix baking powder and flour.

Cinnamon Poached Pears Stuffed with Mascarpone

Cinnamon Poached Pears Stuffed with Mascarpone - Place the cinnamon sticks, simple syrup, dark rum, and pears in a large saucepan.

Chocolate-Raspberry Truffles

Chocolate-Raspberry Truffles - Place the 10 ounces of chocolate and butter in a medium size glass mixing bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds.

Chocolate Date Bars

Chocolate Date Bars - Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl until blended. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9 inch pan.

Cherry Cheese Strata

Cherry Cheese Strata - Spread Cherry Merlot Jam over top. Scatter frozen cherries on top. Top each bread slice with another bread slice.

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