From simple to spectacular, brownies and bars just may be the most perfect treats in a family cooks recipe box. After all, whether you’re looking for a lunchbox surprise, an after-dinner delight, a proven bake-sale hit or a popular potluck finale, these classic sweets are always welcome solutions. No matter what the occasion, the scrumptious 263 handheld treats in Taste of Home Brownies & Bars are sure to please!
The pros from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen approved and selected the recipes for this special must-have cookbook—each dessert is sure to satisfy the sweet tooth of everyone in your household.
In addition, a chapter devoted to speedy sweets and a “5-Ingredient” icon helps today’s bakers whip up a favorite even when the kitchen clock is ticking. A “Freeze It” icon even spotlights those snacks the hold up in the freezer! Baking a sweet sensation has never been easier.
Best of all, these finger-licking bites are shared by today’s home cooks. These are the brownies and bars they bake for their own family. Not only did these treats receive thumb’s up approval in their homes, but the bakers in the Taste of Home Test Kitchen couldn’t get enough of them either! See why for yourself when you bake up any of the must-try sensations in Taste of Home Brownies & Bars!
Baking Perfect Brownies & Bars
Caramel, Nuts & More
Praise for Sweet Christmas:
“Sweet Christmas puts the holidays back in the family kitchen.” —GoodHousekeeping.com
“Not just another holiday baking book.” —The Star-Ledger
“Kid-friendly magical recipes for holiday treats and instructions for wonderful decorations.” —The Stir blog
Cookies: Do you like yours chewy or crunchy? No matter the preference, you’ll find it among this cute collection of more than 100 cookies—perfect for classroom treats, bake-sale contributions, after-school snacks, lunch-bag surprises and more. Fill your cookie jar with any of the must-try bites from the sections “Slice-and-Bake Classics,” “Drop Cookies,” “No-Fuss Treats,” “Shaped Cookies” or “Holiday Bites.”
Cakes: From workweek delights to special-occasion desserts, cakes end any meal on a special note. Turn here for chocolate sensations, angel-food delights and cakes that come together easily with a boxed mix. You’ll find a special section of cheesecakes as well as frosty ice cream cakes perfect for warm-weather fun.
Pies: Nothing warms hearts like a home-baked pie. From their buttery crusts to their luscious fillings, these time-honored desserts always bring smiles and happy endings to memorable meals. Here, you’ll find chapters dedicated to fruit pies, berry delights, frosty favorites, decadent chocolate and nut pies, and even a few lip-smacking tarts!
Three At-a-Glance icons make it a cinch to find the dessert that’s right for you, and Prep/Bake timelines help you manage the kitchen clock. You’ll also find hundreds of full-color photos, two handy indexes, dozens of baking tips and hints, and advice from today’s home cooks. After all, family cooks submitted these delightful recipes from coast to coast!
Whether you’re an experienced home baker or simply like to indulge in a sweet treat from time to time, let Taste of Home Cookies, Cakes & Pies help you turn any meal into a memorable event!
Cookie dough is no longer just for making cookies. Cookie Doughlicious shows bakers how to make 20 safe-to-eat, egg-free cookie doughs that take the guilt out of raw. Now, conflicted bakers don't have to choose between safety and a spoonful of heaven! Each of the doughs can be incorporated into any of the 50 delicious recipes for cakes, cookies, candies, bars, pies, tarts, ice cream and frozen treats, and much more.
Recipes include: Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Dough Pop Tarts, Cashew Caramel Cookie Dough Candy Bars, Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Crisp, Gingerbread Cookie Dough Crème Brulee, Pistachio-Lemon Cookie Dough Sorbet, Chocolate Espresso Cookie Dough Tiramisù, and more!