By Jennifer McHenry on July 30, 2012I’ve been making my share of icebox desserts this summer. They’re one of my favorite it’s-too-hot-to-bake desserts. Really, though, I’m happy most any time of the year with an easy, cold, amazingly delicious dessert. The inspiration for this pie came a couple of days ago when I spotted a jar of Trader Joe’s salted caramel in my pantry. I’ve never […]
By Jennifer McHenry on January 31, 2012Sweet and salty has become a bit of a theme this month in my kitchen. Just last week, there were those Salted Caramel Pecan Bars. And, the week before that, I shared these lovely Fleur de Sel Chocolate Chip Blondies. Hopefully, no one minds the repetition. I, for one, adore the sweet and salty combo.
By Jennifer McHenry on January 23, 2012
I generally have some hesitation in sharing super-easy recipes like this one. Then, I have an internal discussion with myself about how we all need to have a collection of embarrassingly easy sweets to make when we are lacking in time and/or inclination. After that, I end up sharing them with you with some near-apology about how easy they are.
While there is baking involved with these, it's not in the traditional sense. No flour, just a few ingredients, and very little mixing. Store-bought graham crackers get things started by providing a crust. Add to that a sweet mixture of buttery pecans, and that's all that's required to get these ready for baking.