Category: Dessert

Salted Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

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It’s absolutely impossible not to think about pie this time of year. No dessert seems more appropriate as Thanksgiving approaches. Pie is not something that I bake that often, but when I do I am

  • For dough
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup ice water

Tahini Cookies

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In the world of ingredients, when I think of tahini, hummus is the first thing that registers in my brain. Confession—I usually get premade hummus at the grocery and don’t even bother making it from

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup grabulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup white sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup black sesame seeds

Graham Cracker Cake

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My three-year-old has gotten in the habit of asking for dessert after dinner. I’ve tried to explain to him that we don’t always have dessert, but he just doesn’t accept that answer. I can’t blame