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Desserts

Date and Cashew Protein Balls

Date and Cashew Protein Balls

I'm always looking for a little pick-me-up in the day, and these Date and Cashew Protein Balls are the perfect healthy fix to get me through a slump. With lots of wholesome ingredients and added protein, you'll notice a boost in your day too when you pop a couple of these in your mouth. What Ingredients Do I Need to Make Date and Cashew Protein Balls? Inspiration for some of the ingredients in these protein balls came from my friends at The Armenian Kitchen who created their Pecan Date Balls recipe. Check this recipe out for some substitution ideas and how to make...

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Kourabia (Armenian Shortbread Cookie)

Kourabia (Armenian Shortbread Cookie)

These melt-in-your mouth, buttery, crumbly cookies are the perfect holiday treat. And with just a few ingredients needed, you will come back to this recipe time and time again. These were one of my brother's favorite cookies, and I recently discovered my sister loves them too! What ingredients do I need for Kourabia Armenian Shortbread Cookies? Clarified Butter: Sometimes described as liquid gold, clarified butter has been stripped of its milk solids and water content.  Flour: Regular all-purpose white flour. Sugar: This recipe uses regular granulated white sugar. Halved blanched almonds: To make your own, pour boiling water over almonds and let...

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Armenian Paklava

Armenian Paklava

What can be better than layers and layers of crispy, honey-butter glazed paper-thin sheets of dough filled with chopped walnuts and cinnamon? Perhaps nothing! So good news! With this simple recipe perfected by my cousin Chrissie Tsaturyan, you can create the dessert of your dreams too!  What ingredients do I need for Armenian Paklava? Phyllo dough: These paper thin sheets of dough that for many generations had to be rolled by hand fortunately come pre-made and sold in the freezer section of your local Armenian or Mediterranean market. (If you're lucky, your local grocery store may carry it too.) Place a package...

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Karabij and Natef (Walnut-filled Cookies and Cream)

Karabij and Natef (Walnut-filled Cookies and Cream)

Out of all the recipes on my blog, this one is by far the most exciting and intriguing one that I will get to share with you! Why? Because with so little information to go off of to learn how to make these otherworldly cookies properly, I truly had to play detective.  I spent hours researching all about this cookie and it's mysterious "cream," which took me for a journey that resulted in some surprising discoveries! My quest began a year ago when my sister and I were reminiscing about the egg-shaped cookies my grandma and aunt would sometimes make for Easter. We fondly remembered...

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