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Have yourself a merry dessert party

Italian fig cookies

Imagine tasting dessert upon dessert (as many as the number of guests you invite) and exchanging recipes. All invitees must bring a dessert they prepared. If not, store bought goodies might turn out to be a revelation. Our party produced desserts from different countries. We had Chinese red bean cake, Spanish leche flan, Philippine casava pie, Vietnamese che - a red bean with seaweed drink simmered in coconut milk, Italian fig cookies, and American favorites - thick and rich chocolate cake, carrot cake, cheese cake and bucaroon cookies, among others.
Try a little piece of every tantalizer on the table and savor slowly. Sweet dreams!
Recipe for Bucaroons 1 cup shortening (2 sticks oleo) 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar (packed) 2 egs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp walnut flavoring (optional) 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 cups oatmeal 1 small (6oz) package chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts Cream butter and sugar. Add egs, vanilla, and walnut flavoring. Be…