Delicata Pie Bars+Snickerdoodle Cookie Crust+Molasses Whipped Cream

This pie is filled with classic spices and maple syrup.

Delicata Pie Bars+Snickerdoodle Cookie Crust+Molasses Whipped Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. +1/4 c granulated sugar, divided use
  • 1/2 c. dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. + 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided use
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 1/2 c. all-purpose flour

For the Snickerdoodle Cookie Crust

For the Pie Filling

  • 3 c. delicata squash puree
  • 12 oz. evaporated milk
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 c. dark brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature

For the Molasses Whipped Cream

  • 2 c. heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tbs. dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbs. molasses
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Yields Approximately 24 bars

For the Snickerdoodle Cookie Crust

Beat the butter with the 1/2 c. of granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the eggs one at a time, scraping after each addition. Add vanilla extract and mix to combine.

In a bowl, sift together the kosher salt, 2 tsp. of cinnamon, baking soda, and flour. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in three additions, scraping the bowl after each addition.

Grease a 9×13 baking pan. In a bowl, stir together the 1/4 c. of granulated sugar and the 1 tsp. of cinnamon. Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture into the prepared pan, covering as evenly as possible. Press the cookie dough into the pan, spreading evenly. Sprinkle dough with the remaining cinnamon sugar. Dock the dough with a fork. Chill the dough while preparing the pie filling.

For the Pie Filling

In a bowl, whisk the eggs with the brown sugar until well-combined. Set aside.

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the delicata squash puree, evaporated milk, maple syrup, kosher salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Cook until mixture is thickened and reduced by about half. Remove from heat. Allow mixture to cool for 10-15 minutes before whisking in the egg mixture. Set aside.

Delicata Pie Filling

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake the cookie crust for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven, then pour the pie filling over the crust. Bake for 35-40 minutes until the center of the pie just jiggles or an inserted thermometer reads 180 degrees Fahrenheit.

Allow the pie to cool for one hour before refrigerating for at least three hours before serving.

Delicata Pie Bars+Snickerdoodle Cookie Crust+Molasses Whipped Cream

For the Molasses Whipped Cream

Whisk the heavy cream, kosher salt, brown sugar, molasses, and vanilla extract until soft peaks form.

Serve slices of pie with a dollop of whipped cream.

Apple+Lingonberry Cookies

These cookies have tart apples, lingonberry jam, and pearl sugar in the dough.

Apple+Lingonberry Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1 c. brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c. lingonberry jam
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. apple, diced
  • 1/4 c. pearl sugar

Yields Approximately 2 Dozen Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the eggs and mix to combine. Add the vanilla extract and lingonberry jam and beat to combine.

In a bowl, sift together the salt, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom, and flour. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in two additions, scraping the bowl after each addition. Fold in the apples and pearl sugar.

Place tablespoon-sized scoops of dough onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets and bake for 12-14 minutes until lightly browned.

Peach Crisp+Pecans+Almonds

This features juicy peaches and marzipan mixed into the filling

Peach Crisp+Pecans+Almonds

Ingredients

For the Peach Filling

  • 4 lbs. peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbs. lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tbs. cornstarch
  • 1/4 c. marzipan
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. almond extract

For the Crisp Topping

  • 1/2 c. salted butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c. rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 c. chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c. chopped almonds
Peach Crisp +Pecans+Almonds

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a bowl, toss the peaches with the lemon juice, dark brown sugar, marzipan, vanilla extract, almond extract, and cornstarch. The marizpan will start to dissolve over time. Give it the occasional stir to fully incorporate the marzipan. Set aside for at least 20 minutes.

In a bowl stir together the flour, rolled oats, kosher salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, dark brown sugar, pecans, and almonds. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender or your hands, mixing until everything is well combined. Break the bits of mixture into smaller pieces for topping.

Pour the peach filling into a greased 9×13 baking dish. Spread the crisp topping over the peaches. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the filling is bubbly and the crisp topping is browned

Peach Cake +Brown Butter Glaze

This cake has warm spices and juicy peaches.

Peach Cake+Brown Butter Glaze

Ingredients

For the Cake

  • 2 c. peaches, peeled and diced
  • 1 tbs. dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbs. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1 c. dark brown sugar, packed
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. whole milk

For the Glaze

  • 1/2 c. salted butter
  • 1/4 c. whole milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbs. maple syrup
  • 2 c. powdered sugar, sifted
Peach Cake

Yields Approximately 24 slices

For the Cake

Toss the diced peaches with the 1 tbs. dark brown sugar, 1 tbs. maple syrup, and 1 tsp. vanilla extract. Set aside.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cream the butter and sugar together. Scrape the bowl, then add the eggs and beat to combine.

In a bowl, sift together the baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and flour. Add the flour and milk in two alternating additions, scraping the bowl after each addition. Add the peaches and the liquid from the peaches and mix until just combined.

Pour the batter into a greased 9×13 baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Co completely before glazing.

For the Glaze

In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Continue cooking the butter, allowing it to start browning. The butter will start to foam and smell nutty. Stir frequently, as the butter can easily burn. Add the milk, the remove from heat. Stir in the vanilla extract and maple syrup. Stir in the powdered sugar gradually to make a thick glaze. Pour over the cooled cake.

Brown Butter

Nutter Butter Stuffed Cookies

These peanut butter cookies have nutter butter cookies hidden inside.

Nutter Butter Stuffed Cookies Dough

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. salted butter, softened
  • 1 c. brown sugar, packed
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 10-12 Nutter Butter cookies, broken in half
Nutter Butter Stuffed Cookies Dough

Yields Approximately 1 1/2 Dozen Cookies using two tablespoon-sized scoops of dough

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Beat the butter then add the brown sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl, then add the eggs and mix to combine. Add the peanut butter and vanilla extract and mix to combine.

In a bowl, sift together the salt, baking soda, and flour. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in two additions, scraping the bowl after each addition.

Add the peanuts and chocolate chips and.mix until just combined.

Take one tablespoon of dough and place half a nutter butter cookie on top. Take another tablespoon of dough and place on top of nutter butter cookie. Seal the dough ball and place onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the cookies are lightly browned.

Nutter Butter Stuffed Cookies
Nutter Butter Stuffed Cookies

Chocolate Chunkies

These cookies are loaded with goodies: brown butter, three kinds of chocolate, toffee, and tart dried cherries.

Chocolate Chunkies Dough

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. salted butter, browned
  • 1/2 c. dark brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbs. milk powder
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. toffee bits
  • 1/2 c. tart dried cherries
  • 3/4 c. milk chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 c. dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 c. white chocolate, chopped

Yields Approximately 1 1/2 Dozen Cookies using two tablespoon-sized scoops of dough

Chocolate Chunkies

Ingredients

In a pan over medium heat, melt the butter, stirring frequently as the butter begins to brown. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Beat the butter and dark brown sugar together. Scrape the bowl, then add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix to combine.

In a bowl, sift together the milk powder, salt, baking powder, and flour. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in two additions, scraping the bowl well after each addition. Fold in the toffee, cherries, and chocolate.

Scoop the dough onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the cookies are lightly browned on the edges.

Chocolate Chunkies

White Chocolate Brownies

These are sweet and gooey

White Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. white chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter, salted
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbs. milk powder, toasted
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 c. white chocolate chips

Yields Approximately 24 bars

For Toasted Milk Powder

In a microwave-safe container, heat the milk powder in 30-60 second bursts, stirring frequently to prevent hotspots. The milk powder will start to brown as it heats. This process takes about ten minutes, depending on the microwave and how much you toast the milk powder. For these brownies, I toasted it to a light blond color. Allow milk powder to cool before using.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a microwave-safe container, melt the butter and 8 oz. of white chocolate in 30 second bursts until chocolate is melted. Set mixture aside to cool.

Beat the sugar, eggs, and egg yolk together until mixture is frothy. Add the vanilla extract and cooled chocolate mixture and beat to combine. In a bowl, sift together the flour, milk powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in the white chocolate chips.

Pour the mixture into a 9×13 baking pan lined with a greased piece of parchment paper. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the brownies are firm to the touch and an inserted toothpick comes out clean. The white chocolate makes these behave differently from a regular brownie, so they may need more time to bake depending on the oven.

Coconut Pineapple Whip

This is perfect for a hot day.

Coconut Pineapple Whip

Ingredients

  • 3 c. pineapple juice
  • 20 oz. frozen pineapple chunks
  • 3/4 c. cream of coconut
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 4-5 c. vanilla ice t
  • maraschino cherries

Yields Approximately 6 3/4 cups of pineapple whip.

Coconut Pineapple Whip

In a blender or food processor place all the ingredients except for the maraschino cherries and pulse until combined. Can be served immediately or chill to firm up the pineapple whip.

Tropical Banana Bread

This banana bread has pureed banana, pineapple, and mango to give it lots of fruit flavor.

Tropical Banana Bread

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. canola oil
  • 3/4 c. brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup banana, pureed
  • 1 c. pineapple, pureed
  • 1/4 c. mango, pureed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 c. unsweetened coconut milk

Yields Approximately 48 slices

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Beat together the oil, sugar, and eggs until the mixture is lighter in color. Add the pureed fruit and vanilla extract and beat to combine. In a bowl, sift together the salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and cardamom.

Add the flour mixture and coconut milk in two alternating additions, scraping the bowl after each addition. Divide the batter into two greased 9×13 pans and bake for 45-50 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean with a few moist crumbs.

Nutter Butter Krispy Treats

Nutter Butter Krispy Treats

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. salted butter
  • 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tbs. coco powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 16 oz. marshmallows
  • 1 c. crushed nutter butter cookies
  • 1 c. roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 7 c. rice cereal
Nutter Butter Krispy Treats

Yields Approximately 24 bars

In a large pot, melt the butter. Add the peanut butter and coco powder. Allow to melt, then add the marshmallows. Melt the marshmallows fully,brown remove from heat. Add the vanilla extract, nutter butter cookies, peanuts, chocolate chips, and rice cereal. Stir to combine, then pour into a greased 9×13 baking pan. Allow to cool before slicing.