Italian Easter Egg Bread

Italian Easter bread is a tradition in my house. The bread is made of a yeasted sweet dough with colored eggs nestled inside a circular two-rope braid.

Almost as eagerly anticipated as the coveted candy-filled basket, we would eat slices of it smeared with salty butter followed by the baked eggs. It was an Easter morning ritual that I still love to this day…. 

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Chocolate Bon Bon Cookies a.k.a. Rudolph’s Red Nose Cookies

   
A rich, candy-like chocolate cookie topped with vanilla frosting and a red peanut m & m reminiscent of Rudolph’s red nose.

These cookies are nothing short of extraordinary! Dutch processed cocoa really makes the chocolate flavor pop. The cookies have the consistency of fudge and a taste to match. … 

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