Tiramisu Cookies and Pearl Crochet Cuff Bracelet

OZ'S BLOG PICTURE Here we go again I’m having another busy week! I know it has been a while that I haven’t put any new jewelry how to. Today I’ll teach you how to make pearl crochet cuff bracelet. It is one of my best sellers but it does take too long to make! Though I have to say when you finish and put it on you’ll see that it’s quite a master piece. It is thick, it looks and feels classy and makes a GREAT gift! As a matter of fact I just received a text message from a friend of customer of mine thanking me for her custom made birthday gift which was the same bracelet in peridot. She made me sooooo happy because she loved it!

These days I’m craving coffee more than ever. Since I don’t have too much time I had to figure out an easy and quick way to satisfy this craving. I know that a cup of coffee itself was not the solution for me. Of course as sweet-tooth I am, I made these cookies with a creamy mascarpone coffee filling. So this is the recipe I used.

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Tiramisu Cookies

  • 1 stick butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup swerve
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup cashew flour (you can use almond also)

Filling

  • 4 ounces of Mascarpone Cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 1 cup powdered swerve

I make the filling first. I put all ingredients into the bowl except for powdered swerve. Mix them well, and add powdered swerve, combine well. Put it in the refrigerator.

Preheat oven at 350 F. In a bowl put swerve, one egg and butter and mix them well. Add vanilla, baking powder and cashew flour. Combine all ingredients. Put the mixture in to the refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes. By the time line a parchment paper on a baking sheet. After 10 to 15 minutes take out the dough, with a little ice cream scoop take a scoop of mixture and drop it on the baking sheet 3-4 inches apart than each other.

Put it in to the oven and bake it 7 to 10 minutes. When you take it out of the oven leave them on the baking sheet till they’re cool enough to touch. When it’s cold take two of them, turn them upside down, put the filling on one side of one cookie and put the other cookie on top of it. You can trim the edges as you wish. I used a cookie cutter. You can also dust cocoa powder on top of them. Refrigerate them before you serve.

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Pearl Crochet Cuff Bracelet

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What you need

  • 28 Gauge wire
  • Some pearls
  • Triple sliding clasp
  • 1 Crochet needle
  • Flat nose plier
  • Chain nose plier
  • Wire cutter

Get a long wire and put all the pearls on it. Start with 4 crochet links and make another set of 4 crochet links on top of it without pearls (as shown in the pictures). Now start to put one pearl at a time every single crochet link. Continue doing that till you reach desired size. When you’re done, put sliding lock on one side, fill the gap of the edges of bracelet by adding one pearl at a time with wire. Attach the other sliding lock clasp to the other side of the bracelet and finish it. I know it is complicated and time consuming but when it’s done it’s definitely worth while! If you can’t make it, don’t worry just contact me to order it as it is not available on my website yet!

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