Need an easy dessert to take to a concert picnic dinner.
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We've got some awesome picnic menu ideas right here:
The blueberry galette is a personal favorite. You can also make individual galettes, or hand pies for easy eating:
This recipe sounds really good and not too completed and would be easy to transport. I am not terribly successful making crusts from scratch though. But I always give new recipes a trial run first. Thanks
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Bar cookies. Just do a search on this site... enough options to keep you busy for a while. :-)
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Alice Medrich's brownies. Super easy and so fun to end a meal with chocolate.
Thanks drbabs. looking for more of individual tarts or fruit cobbler. Our concert picnic dinners are quite elaborate and I need something that has a lovely presentation. But I will try the brownies. Thanks
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I love Silver Palate's pecan squares. I had a wholesale dessert biz moons ago and the grocery stores and bakeries that I sold too couldn't stay stocked. It's a shortbread crust on the bottom and then the top layer is nuts, honey, butter and brown sugar. I made them with pecans or macadamias (my favorite). Sometimes I added mini choc chips and sometimes I didn't. They travel very well and can be made ahead of time.
classic cookies like chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin
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Did you see the article here yesterday about fruit galettes? Given your preference for individual tarts or cobblers, you could make smaller ones (I make galettes often, and don't see a problem adapting to individual size): https://food52.com/blog...
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I understand your desire for a glamorous dessert, but if the tart gets crushed in transit, or the weather is really hot and sticky, bar cookies are more forgiving. And I don't know anyone who doesn't like brownies or blondies.
I have taken creme brulee, apple crisps and they have traveled well. Just looking for other ideas. I usually wait to see what type of entree is being served before deciding on a dessert. Last concert had a Spanish flair with tapas and a poached salmon so I made a flan which was light and perfect for the type of dinner. But thanks for the suggestion. I will keep it in mind.
This recipe I posted is quite easy and definitely travels. I took 50 of them on a 9 hour plane ride a month ago and they survived 5 days in a bus afterwards! https://food52.com/recipes...
Thanks I will give them a try.
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Are you in Colorado...because you could get some REALLY good brownies.
Try these pecan pie muffins! They are easy and transportable but look awful pretty! https://food52.com/recipes...