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  • Goblin Cookies

    Goblin Cookies

    These cookies are spooky-sweet! Fun for the kids to make and everyone will enjoy eating them, too. Great Halloween treats.

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    These cookies are spooky-sweet! Fun for the kids to make and everyone will enjoy eating them, too. Great Halloween treats.

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  • Chewy Fruitcake Cookies

    Chewy Fruitcake Cookies

    How the fruitcake made it to Louisiana is hard to determine; nevertheless, fruitcake is commonplace on the Christmas table in Bayou Country and a great, interesting combination for a cookie.

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    How the fruitcake made it to Louisiana is hard to determine; nevertheless, fruitcake is commonplace on the Christmas table in Bayou Country and a great, interesting combination for a cookie.

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  • Ultimate Chocolate "Chunkie" Cookies

    Ultimate Chocolate "Chunkie" Cookies

    My good friend, Jacque Torres, created this ultimate chocolate chip cookie in his bakery in New York City. One thing about Jacque, like most Frenchmen, he never spares the chocolate.

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    My good friend, Jacque Torres, created this ultimate chocolate chip cookie in his bakery in New York City. One thing about Jacque, like most Frenchmen, he never spares the chocolate.

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  • Apple and Almond Butter Fudge

    Apple and Almond Butter Fudge

    Thursday, February 25 2016 4:06 PM EST2016-02-25 21:06:10 GMT
    Air date: February 25, 2016. Source: Chef John Folse. More >>

    Air date: February 25, 2016. Source: Chef John Folse.

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  • Hot Cocoa Cookies with Hot Cocoa for Santa

    Hot Cocoa Cookies with Hot Cocoa for Santa

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 5:08 PM EST2015-12-22 22:08:27 GMT
    Air date: December 22, 2015. Source: Chef John Folse More >>

    Air date: December 22, 2015. Source: Chef John Folse

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  • Chef Folse's Espresso Brownies

    Chef Folse's Espresso Brownies

    Air date: November 3, 2015 (Source: Chef John Folse)More >>

    Air date: November 3, 2015 (Source: Chef John Folse)

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  • Pecan Squares

    Pecan Squares

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 6:24 PM EDT2015-04-14 22:24:25 GMT
    On April 6, 2001, National Pecan Month was established. Celebrate by making this sweet treat for the family! These pecan bars can be served as a party food or as a nice dessert with your favorite ice cream.More >>
    On April 6, 2001, National Pecan Month was established. Celebrate by making this sweet treat for the family! These pecan bars can be served as a party food or as a nice dessert with your favorite ice cream.More >>
  • Simply Luscious Twix Bars

    Simply Luscious Twix Bars

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-10-28 21:02:41 GMT
    Make your own chocolate and caramel Twix bars at home! More >>
    Make your own chocolate and caramel Twix bars at home! More >>
  • Tiger Square Cheesecake Brownies

    Tiger Square Cheesecake Brownies

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-10-01 16:39:04 GMT
    This rich, chocolate dessert will certainly excite your guests. Try serving them warm for your next tailgating party. It is not only tasty, but the richness of chocolate and creaminess of the cheesecake present a beautiful center piece for your table.More >>
    This rich, chocolate dessert will certainly excite your guests. Try serving them warm for your next tailgating party. It is not only tasty, but the richness of chocolate and creaminess of the cheesecake present a beautiful center piece for your table.More >>
  • Gluten-Free Coconut Macaroons

    Gluten-Free Coconut Macaroons

    Thursday, February 27 2014 5:39 PM EST2014-02-27 22:39:36 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 Hour Yields: 24 Macaroons Comment: The coconut macaroon is the perfect blend of Italian and Jewish cookie baking and because it uses no flour, it also makes the perfect gluten-free treat. Ingredients: 1More >>
    The coconut macaroon is the perfect blend of Italian and Jewish cookie baking and because it uses no flour, it also makes the perfect gluten-free treat.More >>
  • Chewy Pecan Bars

    Chewy Pecan Bars

    Thursday, September 5 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-09-05 22:26:18 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 Hour Yields: 48 Pecan Bars Ingredients: 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans ½ cup pecan halves 1 (16.5-ounce) package yellow cake mix ½ cup butter, melted 3 large eggs, divided 1¼ cups dark cornMore >>
    Prep Time: 1 Hour Yields: 48 Pecan Bars Ingredients: 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans ½ cup pecan halves 1 (16.5-ounce) package yellow cake mix ½ cup butter, melted 3 large eggs, divided 1¼ cups dark cornMore >>
  • Christmas Cookie Mix In A Jar

    Christmas Cookie Mix In A Jar

    Tuesday, December 11 2012 5:09 PM EST2012-12-11 22:09:01 GMT
    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Yields: 1 (1-quart) Jar Cookie Mix Comment: Homemade Christmas gifts always make a lasting impression on your friends, family, employees and co-workers. They will consider themselvesMore >>
    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Yields: 1 (1-quart) Jar Cookie Mix Comment: Homemade Christmas gifts always make a lasting impression on your friends, family, employees and co-workers. They will consider themselvesMore >>
  • Prayerline Pralines

    Prayerline Pralines

    Friday, November 16 2012 10:34 AM EST2012-11-16 15:34:32 GMT
    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Yields: 30 Pralines Comment: I had to smile when I received this recipe with the unique spelling of the word pralines. The recipe was accompanied by a written prayer that simply said,More >>
    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Yields: 30 Pralines Comment: I had to smile when I received this recipe with the unique spelling of the word pralines. The recipe was accompanied by a written prayer that simply said,More >>
  • Bittersweet Plantation Bourbon Brownies

    Bittersweet Plantation Bourbon Brownies

    Tuesday, July 10 2012 6:45 PM EDT2012-07-10 22:45:24 GMT
    Prep Time: 45 Minutes Yields: 20 Small Brownies Comment: In the 1800s, the owners of Bittersweet Plantation in Donaldsonville created a great recipe for rich and delicious brownies flavored with ratifiaMore >>
    Prep Time: 45 Minutes Yields: 20 Small Brownies Comment: In the 1800s, the owners of Bittersweet Plantation in Donaldsonville created a great recipe for rich and delicious brownies flavored with ratifiaMore >>
  • Holiday Sugar Cookies

    Holiday Sugar Cookies

    Thursday, December 1 2011 6:29 PM EST2011-12-01 23:29:27 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 Hour Yields: 30 (3-inch) Cookies Comment: Every kid is supposed to leave cookies out with a glass of milk for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, but most children often eat the cookies long beforeMore >>
  • Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies from Chef John Folse

    Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies from Chef John Folse

    Thursday, August 25 2011 4:06 PM EDT2011-08-25 20:06:04 GMT
    Prep Time: 45 Minutes Yields: 24 Cookies Comment: In my opinion, a truly great chocolate chip cookie offers real complexity in addition to a sweet taste and good texture. We wanted a cookie that's moistMore >>
  • Almond and Pecan Toffee

    Almond and Pecan Toffee

    Thursday, December 9 2010 4:20 PM EST2010-12-09 21:20:03 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 and 1/2 HoursYields: 10–12 Servings Comment: When discussing sweets associated with the Christmas season, icons such as sugar cookies, gingerbread, fruitcake and toffee seem to reign supreme.More >>
  • Petit Gateaux: Christmas Tea Cookies

    Petit Gateaux: Christmas Tea Cookies

    Tuesday, December 7 2010 4:05 PM EST2010-12-07 21:05:08 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 HourYields: 30 (3-inch) CookiesComment: Florence Gravois, grandmother of 31, would make these every Christmas Eve. Each grandchild was supposed to leave his or her share out with a glassMore >>
  • Easy Maple Squares

    Easy Maple Squares

    Thursday, October 23 2008 3:43 PM EDT2008-10-23 19:43:30 GMT
    Prep Time: 45 Minutes Yields: 12 Servings Comment: This easy flavorful dessert is a classic. Maple syrup is an excellent alternative to sugar, molasses and other sweeteners. You can also garnish withMore >>
  • Chef Folse's Halloween Sugar Cookies

    Chef Folse's Halloween Sugar Cookies

    Monday, October 20 2008 4:44 PM EDT2008-10-20 20:44:18 GMT
    A tasty Halloween treat from our very own Chef. More >>
  • Sugared Bourbon Pecans

    Sugared Bourbon Pecans

    Tuesday, April 8 2008 1:03 PM EDT2008-04-08 17:03:27 GMT
    This sweet treat can be served as a party food or on top of your favorite cake or ice cream.More >>
  • Chef Folse's Sweet Potato Pecan Balls

    Chef Folse's Sweet Potato Pecan Balls

    Tuesday, November 20 2007 5:52 PM EST2007-11-20 22:52:34 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 and 1/2 Hours Yields: 6 Servings Comment: It amazes me how one finds methods of presenting everyday foods in very elegant ways. These sweet potato pecan balls are not only great tasting,More >>
  • Lovely Chocolate Truffles

    Lovely Chocolate Truffles

    Tuesday, February 13 2007 6:36 PM EST2007-02-13 23:36:02 GMT
    Prep Time: 2 Hours Yields: 32-35 Truffles Comment: Chocolate truffles are traditionally made with ganache shaped into rough spheres by hand and covered in cocoa powder. The powdery coating and imperfectMore >>
  • Chef John Folse's Petit Gateaux (Christmas Tea Cookies)

    Chef John Folse's Petit Gateaux (Christmas Tea Cookies)

    Tuesday, December 5 2006 5:44 PM EST2006-12-05 22:44:48 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 Hour Yields: 30 (3-inch) Cookies Comment: Florence Gravois, grandmother of 31, would make these every Christmas Eve. Each grandchild was supposed to leave his or her share out with aMore >>
  • Chef John Folse's Praline Pecan Fudge

    Chef John Folse's Praline Pecan Fudge

    Monday, October 9 2006 6:35 PM EDT2006-10-09 22:35:36 GMT
    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Yields: 20 Pieces Comment: Chocolate, peanut butter and divinity are typical flavors of fudge created in homes of Bayou Country. The addition of roasted pecans and praline More >>
  • John's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

    John's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

    Tuesday, August 22 2006 6:20 PM EDT2006-08-22 22:20:49 GMT
    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Yields: 2½ to 3 Dozen Cookies Comment: Warm, comforting, just like Grandma used to make. These full-flavored, old-fashioned cookies are still a winner in my book. Served with aMore >>
  • Chef John Folse's Creamy Pralines

    Chef John Folse's Creamy Pralines

    Wednesday, February 22 2006 11:03 AM EST2006-02-22 16:03:22 GMT
    Prep Time: 1 Hour Yields: Approximately 2 dozen large or 35 small pralines Comment: This recipe was given to me by a wonderful girl named Susan who was also a relative of the Folse clan. She madeMore >>
  • Chef John Folse's Praline Pecan Fudge

    Tuesday, February 7 2006 6:12 PM EST2006-02-07 23:12:43 GMT
    Praline Pecan Fudge PREP TIME: 30 min.MAKES: 20 pieces COMMENT: Chocolate, peanut butter and divinity are typical flavors of fudge created in any home in the Bayou Country. The addition of roastedMore >>
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