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Easy Chocolate Shortbread Tart Crust

This simple chocolate shortbread tart crust is a favorite. It’s a variation on my favorite no-fuss easy shortbread tart crust that transformed my tart baking from high stress to no sweat. There’s no fancy equipment, no rolling anything out, no chilling. Just stir, press into the pan, and bake. This one keeps all of the …

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Gingersnap Tart Crust, an easy press-in base

This gingersnap tart crust is seriously easy. It’s even easier than my shortbread tart crust (and it’s chocolate variation), which is already a cinch to make. And this one is delightfully aromatic and brings gingery heat to your tart crust. This crust has only two ingredients: gingersnap cookies and butter. That’s it. (I know, the …

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Easy Shortbread Tart Crust, crisp and buttery

This easy shortbread tart crust is one of my most-used recipes. I turn to it all the time. And, to be honest, it took so much anxiety out of my tart baking. So many tart crusts involve pulling out the food processor, chilling the dough, rolling the dough, carefully draping it into the pan, chilling …

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Momofuku Milk Bar Pie [formerly Crack Pie]

This pie is a homely little dessert. But there’s a reason it was formerly named crack pie. (And there are reasons the name was problematic.) It’s since been renamed simply Milk Bar Pie, which is a fine name for a pie that’s come to be synonymous with Momofuku Milk Bar itself. It is rich and …

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