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chocolate cashew toffee cookie bars

January 29, 2015

When you’re short on time or feeding a crowd (say at a Super Bowl party this weekend?), the cookie bar is your answer. There’s no scooping and rolling dough or prepping multiple cookie sheets; simply press the dough into a tart pan and you’re set! ...

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toffee bourbon icebox cookies

November 29, 2014

Flecked with toffee bits and rimmed with bourbon smoked sugar, these slice and bake cookies are a new school version of the old school ice box cookie. Cream cheese, a splash of bourbon and vanilla lead to irresistibly rich and buttery rounds – this is ...

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salted oatmeal toffee cookies

March 6, 2014

Oatmeal toffee cookies are an old favorite that I’ve made again and again, unintentionally memorizing the recipe with each batch. While the cookie texture has always been spot-on (soft and chewy), I found the last round a bit too sweet and one-dimensional; it was time ...

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english toffee

December 16, 2013

With Christmas nearly upon us, it’s time to talk edible gifts for the dessert lovers in your life. First up is English toffee, for the person who adores toffee as much, if not more so, than chocolate. Brown sugar and a shot of whiskey intensifies ...

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apple crumble bars

September 30, 2013

A winning dessert is one you are forced to hide from yourself so that you won’t eat the entire pan in one sitting. These bars are that kind of dessert: caramelized apple slices plus layers of cinnamon-graham crumbs and a sprinkle of toffee bits all ...

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oatmeal-pear cookies

January 14, 2013

A wise person once said, “A well-stocked pantry must always have fresh-baked cookies.” I’m inclined to agree with that wisdom – is anything more comforting or joy-inducing than a fresh oatmeal cookie? In this instance I added cookie butter to the batter, along with diced ...

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cookie butter-toffee bars

January 10, 2013

Just when I thought nothing could top cookie butter, I tasted crunchy cookie butter. Now on the shelves at Trader Joe’s, I tried a spoonful as soon as I returned home from the store (taste testing is a tough job, but someone has to do ...

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chocolate-toffee surprise cupcakes + oxo giveaway

November 19, 2012

Saturday marked two years since the creation of Tutti Dolci! I like to celebrate life’s occasions with cupcakes, so I baked up these chocolate-toffee surprise cupcakes. (I also shared these with my dad for his birthday, and I’m happy to say they were a hit ...