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Chocolate-Covered Caramel-Filled Shortbread Cookies (a.k.a. Homemade Twix)

I am thinking of adapting this to a tart for Christmas dinner -- using the shortbread crust, caramel filling and adding a touch of cream to change the chocolate shell into a ganache. Any one else attempted this? Suggestions? Are the cookies too crisp to cut? will they crumble?

Easy Pie Dough

@piefreak - I have a 10 inch pan too -- I just make 1 and a half recipes, and there is plenty to spare (I like a little extra too so I don't have to worry about ragged edges).

@kenji - I have kosher relatives. How awful would it be to use all shortening in the recipe? I'd love to be able to serve a decent pie after a meat meal.

PS Best easiest pie crust ever. Only time it ever failed was when I hadn't made it for a few months and didn't read the instructions fully.

Win a Copy of 'Paris Pastry Club'

Oh lord -- I am a baker so usually pie or cake. Most recently key lime pie and blueberry pie. Pies for summer, cakes for winter!

Giveaway: Win a Super-Fast Thermapen Thermometer

Purple Steak! (wrong order but it just sounds so fun!)

Bake the Book: First Prize Pies

pumpkin. i like it as a flan or baked custard, but something about the custard and thick gluey crust is just not appealing.

Cook the Book: 'Kitchen Confidence' by Kelsey Nixon

Potato Rolls - the dough is good in the fridge for over a week, and nothing amazes a crowd like fresh baked rolls!

Win Pop Chart Lab's 'Cooking Measurements Tea Towel'

Doubled an entire recipe of cookies. Except the flour!

Cook the Book: 'Daniel: My French Cuisine' by Daniel Boulud

I am currently in the process of making a 3 tiered "wedding" cake for a baby shower -- does that count?

Bake the Book: Puddin'

I am thinking that Dulce De Leche is going to be a winner - I am a sucker for all things caramel!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: High Road Ice Cream 6-Pack

It is seasonal. Summer needs a lemon sorbet. Midwinter something with tons of caramel and chocolate crunchies.

Giveaway: Win a Copy of 'Winter Cocktails'

Winter is champagne / sparkling wine season! Thrown in some cranberries for thanskgiving, or ginger liquer any time!

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"Daddy Burgers" -- what Dad grilled on Sunday afternoon when I was small. Not sure what it was -- but they were always the best!

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My wife's is definitely Katz's. I will take her advice!

Superlative Apple Pie with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Please check the recipe -- you currently do not list butter as an ingredient for the dough.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

I am with the other DC-er who hasn't made it to Ray's Hellburger yet .. I think we may be the only two!

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Lindt White Chocolate truffles! Or most belgian style white chocolate and fruit truffles

Serious Holiday Giveaway: The Baking Steel

Creme fraiche, bacon, onions, gruyere -- Tarte Flambe!


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