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Country Living Serves Up Moravian Cookies

Visit Winston-Salem has launched their Moravian Cookie Trail (check out www.VisitWinstonSalem.com/MoravianCookieTrail) and Country Living's online publication is sharing "4 Easy Ways to Serve North Carolina-Made Moravian Cookies."

"Each year, more than a million pounds of Moravian cookies come out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Not familiar with the wafer-thin treat? They've been a local favorite for more than 200 years..." - Catherine Strawn

Deemed as the Moravian Cookie capital, Winston-Salem was first introduced to Moravian cookie when Moravians, a religious group from Eastern Europe, brought the recipe over when they settled the area in the mid 1700's. Since then, the cookie, then called a cake, has dramatically reduced in thickness and the new wafer-thin treat is a key ingredient to a number of local dishes found around Winston-Salem. One fascinating use for the cookie is a base for easy appetizers. Salem Baking Co.'s Executive Pastry Chef Alison Turner shares her tips for turning the cookie into a snazzy party treat. 

Read the full article here. 

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