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Great gifts for giving
The perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion


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~ Chocolate & White Yule Logs ~

4 eggs, separated and at room temperature
1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
1 t vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 t baking powder
1/4 t baking soda
1/8 t salt
1/3 cup water
White Cream Filling (recipe below)
Chocolate Glaze (recipe below)
candied cherries (optional)

Preheat oven to 375F
Line 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 inch jellyroll pan with foil;
generously grease foil. Beat egg whites in large bowl
until soft peaks form; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, a
tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed of mixer
until stiff peaks form. Beat egg yolks and vanilla in
medium bowl on high speed about 3 minutes; gradually
add remaining 1/3 cup sugar. Continue beating 2 additional
minutes or until mixture is thick and lemon-colored.
Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda
and salt; gently fold into egg yolk mixture alternately
with water just until mixture is smooth. Gradually fold
chocolate mixture into egg whites; spread batter evenly
into prepared pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until top
springs back when touched lightly in center. Immediately
loosen cake from edges of pan; invert on clean linen
towel sprinkled with powdered sugar. Carefully peel off
foil. Immediately roll cake in towel starting from narrow
end; place on wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare White
Cream Filling. Unroll cake; remove towel. Spread with
filling; re-roll cake. Spread Chocolate Glaze over top
and sides. Cover; refrigerate until just before serving.
Garnish with candied cherries, if desired. Cover;
refrigerate leftover dessert.
Serves 10 to 12

~White Cream Filling~
1/2 t unflavored gelatin
1 T cold water
2/3 cup white chocolate chips
1/4 cup milk
1 t vanilla extract
1 cup cold whipping cream (1/2 pint)

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small cup; let stand
1 minute to soften. Place white chips and milk in small
microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 30 seconds to 1
minute; stir after 30 seconds, until chips are melted
and mixture is smooth when stirred. Add gelatin mixture
and vanilla; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Cool to
room temperature. Beat whipping cream in small bowl until
stiff; carefully fold into chip mixture. Refrigerate 10
minutes or until filling begins to set.
Makes 2 cups filling

~Chocolate Glaze~
2 T butter or margarine
2 T cocoa
2 T water
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 t vanilla extract

Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat; add cocoa
and water. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and
slightly thickened. Do not boil. Remove from heat; cool
slightly. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla,
beating with whisk until smooth.
Makes 2/3 cup glaze

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For gift giving package cookies in a
decorative disposable aluminum covered pan.
Embellish pan with ribbon.
Add gift card.


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