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Chewy Chess Tart

May 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe from Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts: 150 Recipes for Old-Fashioned and Modern Favorites. Read and see more at Bake or Break. Crust 1 & 1/4 cups finely ground vanilla wafer cookies (about 45 cookies) 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt Mix vanilla wafer crumbs, […]

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Peanut Butter Pie with Cookie Crust

February 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from Baked: New Frontiers in Baking. Crust 30 chocolate wafer cookies (about 6 ounces) 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Using a food processor, grind cookies to a fine powder. Transfer to a bowl and stir in sugar. Pour the butter over the […]

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Fresh Berry Tart

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from The Pie and Pastry Bible. Sweet Cookie Crust (Pâte Sucrée) 8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/4 cup superfine sugar 1 & 1/2 scant cups all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 large egg yolk 2 tablespoons heavy cream Place butter and sugar […]

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Classic Apple Pie

November 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more about this pie and the leafy crust at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook. 1 recipe pie crust 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more more dusting 1 large egg yolk 1 Tablespoon heavy cream 3 pounds assorted apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch slices (Martha suggests […]

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Alton Brown’s Pie Crust

November 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

Read and see more about this crust at Bake or Break. 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup stone ground cornmeal 3 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp kosher salt 2 ounces (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 6 ounces (1 1/2 stick) unsalted butter, diced and chilled 3 Tbsp apple juice concentrate 2 Tbsp cold water Thoroughly […]

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Pecan Pie

November 28th, 2006 · Comments Off

Read more at Bake or Break. 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup light corn syrup 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup sugar 1 generous cup pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup butter, melted pie crust, homemade or otherwise Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients, adding pecans last. Pour into pie crust. Bake for […]

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Mini Pecan Pies

November 19th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Best of the Best from Mississippi. See the Bake or Break description or pictures. 3 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 cup pecans, chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt pastry for 2 9-inch pie crusts Cut out […]

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Almond Pear Cream Cheese Tart

September 27th, 2006 · Comments Off

Recipe from Kraft.  Read about it at Bake or Break. Crust 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add flour, and mix well. Spread onto bottom and about an inch up the sides of a […]

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