Natalie’s Raspberry Tartlets in Mason Jar Lids

Ingredients For the crust: 1 cup almonds 1 cup dates, pitted For the raspberry filling: 1 cup unsalted cashews 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 cup honey 1 cup fresh raspberries 1/2 tsp vanilla extract a pinch of salt a few raspberries to decorate Preparation Pour the cashews into a bowl, cover with water and let them…

Chocolate Whipping Cream

Makes about 1 1/2 cups 3 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (not more than 62% cacao), chopped medium-fine 1 cup heavy cream A pinch or two of salt (optional) Put the chocolate in a medium bowl. Bring the cream to a gentle boil in a large heavy saucepan and pour over the chocolate. Let stand for…

Dark Chocolate Turtles

Makes 15 turtles 10 large medjool dates, pitted 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1 pinch sea salt 2 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted, divided 1/4 cup water, or as needed 250 grams good quality dark chocolate (I used 70%), roughly chopped 3/4 cup raw pecans, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon fleur de sel or Maldon salt,…

Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients   1 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups quick-cooking oats 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions   Preheat the oven to 325 degrees…

Nutella Cheesecake

Ingredients: 2/3 cup Nutella 1 8oz  Cream cheese 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 8oz  Whipped topping 1 Oreo cookie pie crust 1 bar of chocolate   Instructions: In a large bowl, mix Nutella and cream cheese together until well blended and smooth. Add vanilla extract. Fold in whipped topping until no white is left. Pour…

Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off, plus more for greasing the pan 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 cups sugar 1-1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing the pan…

Coconut Macaroons

Ingredients 4 large egg whites, at room temperature 1 cup granulated white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup cake flour, sifted 3 cups dried sweetened coconut, shredded or flaked   Instructions In a heatproof bowl, placed over a saucepan of simmering water, whisk together the egg whites, sugar, and salt. When this mixture…