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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 7

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 7

Almond Biscotti Almonds are one of the key components in many Italian sweets.  Sweet cookies and cakes make the perfect compliment to the bitterness of the almond.  Our almond biscotti are one of a kind.  Many biscotti are crunchy to a fault, but these have a...

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 6

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 6

Cuccidati Pronounced Coo-chee-da-tea, or just call them fig cookies, these pockets of goodness contain figs, raisins, walnuts, almonds, honey, brandy, spices and citrus; and they are glazed with bright and sweet orange icing. The little cookies are packed with...

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 5

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 5

Pignoli These gluten free almond macaroons topped with pine nuts are chewy, sweet, nutty and perfect. They were even featured in Chicago Magazine last December! Place your cookie order today! 12 Cookies of Christmas is a daily series featuring the cookies at Scafuri...

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 4

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 4

Walnut Crescents Covered in powdered sugar, sweet and nutty, these walnut crescent cookies will melt in your mouth. Place your cookie order today! 12 Cookies of Christmas is a daily series featuring the cookies at Scafuri Bakery.  These Italian classics are just like...

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 3

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 3

Chocolate Walnut Biscotti Did someone say chocolate walnut biscotti? These are perfect for dunking, and snacking and gifting.   HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA For the coffee lover in your life: Get a pound of biscotti and a bag of our Passion House Coffee Beans, place in a gift...

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 2

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 2

Lemon Knots One of our best sellers, these light and fluffy lemon cookies are a staple Italian sweet. It's hard to describe just how good these cookies are. Order a tray for the holidays here! 12 Cookies of Christmas is a daily series featuring the cookies at Scafuri...

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 1

12 Cookies of Christmas: Day 1

Seven Layer Cookies Also known as Tri-Colors, these seven-layer cookies are a special Italian cookie. Layers of almond cookie dough, in the colors of the Italian flag, are layered with apricot jam and sandwiched in chocolate.  A labor of love, these chewy and...

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Painting Event in the Bakery!

Painting Event in the Bakery!

Welcome to Art Class! Last month we hosted a painting event with ARTiculate Studios and it was a blast! Cat, the instructor and owner of ARTiculate Studios, led us through the steps of a funky seasonal design and everyone created something unique!  There's nothing...

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Sfogliatelle: What is it?

Sfogliatelle: What is it?

Sfogliatelle The quintessential pastry of Naples. Pronounced sfo-li-ya-tell, it translates to "many leaves or layers" and is a flakey shell shaped pastry filled with a citrus ricotta filling, traditionally lemon or candied orange. Sometimes called "lobster tails,"...

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Caprese – The history of an Italian Classic

Caprese – The history of an Italian Classic

Caprese The Italian classic is thought to originate from the Island of Capri, but there has been no way to officially determine where it came from. It is however credited to the southern Italian region of Campania. Caprese is considered a summer dish, in part to the...

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