Almond Anise Seed Biscotti

Continuing on with our month of holiday cookies.  If you missed our subscriber’s bonus recipe for this month (Chocolate Mint Meringues), subscribe to the blog for free to access that recipe and receive a subscriber’s only bonus recipe every month.  Biscotti is often overlooked when it comes to cookies.  But, we think this crunchy cookie that pairs perfectly with coffee or tea should have a place in the holiday baking line-up.  With a hint of licorice from the anise seed, a nutty flavor from almond meal and, (if desired) a drizzling of chocolate, this biscotti is ready to be noticed.

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Spicy Beet and Feta Galette

Wanting something different to serve at the upcoming holiday feasts?  This savory galette has a cool and creamy filling of feta cheese, farmers cheese and lemon zest, is topped with spicy quick pickled beets, and finished with a sprinkling of herbaceous parsley.  Serve warm or room temperature.  And all the components can be made in advance, which is key when planning holiday meals.

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Apple Cinnamon Rolls

We couldn’t let apple season pass by without one more apple recipe: Apple Cinnamon Rolls.  Reminiscent of traditional cinnamon rolls, these used freeze dried apples in the dough as well as the filling to give it that ultimate apple kick.  So even if you don’t get to go apple picking this autumn, you can still enjoy a baked apple treat, topped with cinnamon cream cheese frosting no less.

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