“Nowadays, consumers want to enjoy food without feeling guilty,” said Bas Smit, global and EMEA marketing director at Barry Callebaut.Reformulation chocolate challenges “The pressure to reduce the sugar intake is increasing tremendously but poses major challenges at the technological level when applied to chocolate,” said Leen Allegaert, global R&D program manager at Barry Callebaut.
Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:08PM CST
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes
Ready in: 3 hours
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour, or overnight.
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One of my fondest memories of the Christmas season (that I hope is never ONLY a memory) is of Christmas cookies.The earliest I remember is sugar cookies — cut in the shapes of bells and Christmas stockings and snowmen and Santa Clauses and sprinkled with colored sugars.
Nothing makes the holiday feel complete until you’ve had sugar cookies and hot chocolate.This Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate is unlike anything you’ve ever had before, and probably what Buddy the Elf drinks for breakfast.
If you have diabetes and are wondering if cutting back on sugar intake is a good idea, the immediate answer is: Yes!The American Diabetes Association does not recommend a low-carb diet for those living with type 2 diabetes, but it does recommend reducing added sugars in your diet.
Liz Boardman, Quad-City Times city editor, has two stories about her recipe for Sugar and Spice Drops.— a few years ago, and it was a hit, so we at least kept cookies on the menu.