Chocolate-Pecan Pie Cookie Bars

Every year I host a friendsgiving and it is always bigger than my Thanksgiving. I bake our November selections every year and Dorie’s desserts are always a crowd pleaser. This year I picked these chocolate-pecan pie cookie bars to share. The base of the cookie is Dorie’s sweet tart dough partially baked. The topping is…

Crumb-Topped Apple Bars

Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie’s Cookies I made these for a dinner party I was attending. My husband said “the apple bars are getting rave reviews”. And sure enough they all disappeared. This was a great ending to a bar cookie that got a rocky start. I had a few challenges this week with this recipe….

Blueberry-Buttermilk Pie Bars

Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie’s Cookies These bar cookies are a Southern take on buttermilk pies. I have never had a buttermilk pie so this was a new dessert for me and my family. The crust is baked first with flour, sugar, cornmeal, cornstarch, salt and butter. The topping as Dorie calls it is custard-like and…

Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars

Tuesdays with Dorie These bars are a layer of chocolate shortbread, chocolate caramel and pecans as the topping. I served these with ice cream the first night and I think it was too much. I was craving brownies and ice cream but shortbread is not brownies. These were more candy-like, so small portion is the…