Triple chocolate cookie bars are the best way to appease a cookie craving without the fuss of scooping and rolling dough. Baked in a tart shell for nice height, the buttery soft bars are loaded with chocolate bliss.

Triple Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookie Bars | Tutti Dolci The rich cream cheese dough makes an ideal canvas for your favorite chocolate – I mixed dark, semisweet, and white chocolate for great contrast. Best of all, these bars emerge from the oven slightly underbaked, ensuring that each bite is richly satisfying.

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one-hour dinner rolls

April 21, 2014

I made these one-hour dinner rolls for my family’s Easter celebration on a complete whim, not planning to share the recipe here. However, things changed the moment I sampled (code for inhaled) one of the buttery rolls straight from the oven. From start to finish, ...

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brown sugar cookies with strawberries & cream

April 17, 2014

Sweet strawberries dipped in brown sugar were a favorite childhood snack of mine. I’ve translated the duo to cookie form, creating an effortless treat that happens to be pretty enough for a spring party. The Soft Batch-style brown sugar cookies make an incredibly tender pillow ...

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cinnamon raisin twists

April 14, 2014

I hope your coffee is prepped because you’ll want it along with these cinnamon raisin twists. The soft pull-aparts are dangerously addictive, the kind of thing you inhale piping hot from the oven, scarcely noticing you’ve eaten four twists in one sitting. Laced with plump ...

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raspberry crumb bars

April 10, 2014

The carefree appeal of the crumb bar never ceases to draw me in. There’s no pie crust to fuss over, and the portable squares are just what I want to box up for a picnic in the fresh spring grass. Depending on where you live, ...

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banana & toasted coconut muffins

April 7, 2014

If you’re searching for a fresh spin on banana bread, allow me to point you toward these lovely banana muffins. With just enough substance for a satisfying breakfast, these bake up light and fluffy, filled with flavor. Honey and a touch of toasted coconut add ...

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meyer lemon-coconut bars

April 3, 2014

I’m giving my favorite Meyer lemon bars a tropical twist today. While the bright and tangy filling remains untouched, I changed up the crust, subbing in coconut oil for butter and adding toasted coconut to carry on the theme. Even if your spring plans don’t ...

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orange rolls

March 31, 2014

What was the most memorable part of holiday meals for you as a child? At Easter, and only at Easter, my grandma made orange rolls. I looked forward to the sweet rolls for weeks in advance, dreaming of the citrus-flecked glaze. Is it any wonder ...