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Candied Lemon Peel + Toasted Coconut Ice Cream (Dairy Free)

Candied Lemon Peel + Toasted Coconut Ice Cream (Dairy Free)

Makes about 4 cups Ingredients:   1 14 oz can coconut milk 1 14 oz can coconut cream 3/4 cup organic cane sugar 2 tbsp honey juice of 1 lemon 2 tsp Cook’s Pure Lemon Extract 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp vodka (for easy scooping) 1/3 cup coconut chips, toasted candied...
Vanilla Plum Butter With Thyme + Spelt Biscuits

Vanilla Plum Butter With Thyme + Spelt Biscuits

Makes about 8 biscuits and 4 cups plum butter Plum Butter Ingredients: 4 lbs plums (any variety you can get your hands on, I used a mix of red and black) 2 1/2 cups organic cane sugar sugar 1/2 cup water 2 vanilla beans, split in half lengthwise and pod reserved juice...
Vanilla Compound Butter

Vanilla Compound Butter

Who’s ready for a long weekend?! I have the easiest and most delicious recipe for vanilla compound butter to turn your brunch vibes up a notch this weekend using Cook’s quality vanilla beans. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1  vanilla bean, seeds scraped...
Malted Butterscotch Cookies

Malted Butterscotch Cookies

Makes about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients: 2 sticks (8 oz) unsalted European butter 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 1 tbsp  Cookie Pure Vanilla Extract 3 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup malted milk powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp...
The Mysteries of Mexican Vanilla

The Mysteries of Mexican Vanilla

The birthplace of vanilla, Mexico produces some of the world’s finest vanilla beans. But there is often a lot of confusion about Mexican vanilla extracts. Let’s untangle them. All vanilla beans derive their quality not from the region where they are grown, but from...

Thumbprint Cookies

Servings: 4 Dozen | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 13 Minutes Ingredients 1 cup butter ½ cup brown sugar 2 egg yolks (reserve the whites) Two tsp pure Cook’s Choice vanilla extract or Cook’s Organic Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract 2 cups sifted flour ½...
How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract Anyone who has gone to the grocery store to pick up a bottle of Pure Vanilla Extract knows that vanilla extract prices are sky high! But vanilla extract is an essential ingredient for baked goods and desserts that simply are not...

Halibut En Papillote with Vanilla Sauce

Serves Two Ingredients: 4 T butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 1/4 c white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc Juice of 1/2 a lemon 1 Cook’s vanilla bean, seeds scraped and pod reserved 2 halibut fillets, about 5 oz each 1 c raw cauliflower rice 4 T coconut, toasted...

Vanilla Pie Crust

  Ingredients 1 1/3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Cook’s Pure Vanilla Powder 1/2 cup shortening 4 tablespoons cold water Directions Stir together flour, salt, and Cook’s Pure Vanilla Powder. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse...