So, I have a love for licorice. Really good licorice, salty licorice, chewy licorice. For the longest time I couldn’t find really good licorice and then there was a licorice explosion! And then I found out I can’t have licorice with my jaw- too chewy.
Licorice pudding to the rescue!!!
I use this recipe http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Licorice-Pudding-237683 and substituted some salty licorice candy from Papabubble along with the Panda candy. I let the pudding set overnight and today I made some biscotti using the recipe from King Arthur Flour (I pumped up the almond extract and added some ground anise seed). That recipe is nice and soft, like Stella Dora without all the crunch.
Delicious and almost as good as the real thing!