Chocolate-Raspberry Linzer Cookies

A close-up of host Zoe Francois' Chocolate-Raspberry Linzer Cookies.

My next cookbook, Zoë Bakes Cookies, will feature about 100 recipes and I test my recipes over and over until they’re perfect. Enlisting my sons, Henri and Charlie, to be taste testers and incorporating their feedback makes my books even better. In season 3 episode 9 of Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network Henri and Charlie join me in the kitchen to test a few of my cookie recipes and variations. You must tune in to see how it goes! In this episode I also visit a beautiful hazelnut farm and gather local nuts to try in my recipe. To learn more about Minnesota hazelnuts, visit the Organic Compound.

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Grapefruit Posset

A close-up of host Zoe Francois' grapefruit posset.

This grapefruit posset dessert was inspired by a visit to my friend and James Beard winning restaurateur, Christina Nguyen. She joined me for season 3 episode 6 of Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network to show me how to make Chè, which is a delicious, chilled and colorful dessert soup she ate growing up and now serves at her amazing restaurant, Hai Hai! Everything Christina does is inspiring, so I went home and created this grapefruit Posset along with a ONE INGREDIENT fruit sorbet. Super easy and beautiful!

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