Besides being so darn cute, these hand held nectarine pies are incredibly practical for picnics, cocktail parties, and the beach.
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These picnic-ready bars are like an extra thick shortbread cookie topped with toasted almonds and chunky, sweet blackberry preserves.
According to my Mormon friends, Utah is a dessert salad hotspot where retro Jell-O salad creations still make appearances at potlucks. Frog's Eye Salad, a pudding/pasta/fruit salad, is a perennial favorite—so naturally I had to give it a try.
Love it or hate it, this pudding-based fruit salad is popular picnic fare in Utah. Many versions rely solely on convenience items and in a pinch you can sub instant pudding here for homemade vanilla pudding.