Strawberry Shortbread Sandwich Cookies

Buttery strawberry shortbread cookies filled with a strawberry Italian meringue cream-cheese buttercream. Freeze-dried strawberries make these dainty little cookies pop with strawberry flavor. Why use freeze-dried strawberries? For a couple of reasons. One, freeze-drying removes moisture from the berries, which would compromise the structure of recipes like shortbread and buttercream. Two, freeze-drying concentrates the fruit’s […]

Coconut Caramel Bars

Macadamia nut shortbread, coconut caramel, toasted coconut, and dark chocolate. If you like Samoa girl scout cookies, you are going to love these coconut caramel bars. Their toasted mac-nut shortbread, coconut milk caramel, and dark chocolate conjure a bit of nostalgia that you can enjoy anytime! Pre-cutting the shortbread isn’t necessary. But because of the […]

Fluffernutter Millionaire’s Shortbread

Peanut butter caramel, homemade marshmallow, chocolate ganache, and toasted peanuts layered on top of a buttery shortbread cookie crust. Today I am taking two of my childhood favorites, fluffernutter and millionaire’s shortbread (a.k.a. Twix), and combining them into one decadently rich treat. All of the recipes below are fairly simple to make, and if followed […]