Mini Lemon Raspberry Squares

Mini Lemon Raspberry Squares Ronit Penso

Lemon bars are among my favorite cookies; the contrast between the crispy buttery dough layer and the lemon cream on top is almost addictive for me.
Unfortunately, too many times the bars are too large and are made with a thick dough layer, covered with a thick, overly sweet lemon layer, which is far from soft and creamy, as it should be.
Therefore, I usually end up making the bars myself, exactly the way I like them:  thin dough layer, a bit less sugar, and shorter baking time, to make sure the lemon layer is still pleasantly gooey and moist. Continue reading

Farmer Cheese and Raspberry Muffins

Farmer Cheese and Raspberry Muffins Ronit PensoThese beautiful and tasty muffins were inspired by thumbprint cookies, which have a tasty jam center.

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Three Berries Crisp Ronit Penso

Three Berries Crisp

Three Berries Crisp Ronit Penso

Whether you call this sweet and easy dessert “crisp” or “crumble” – the result is the same: sweet, warm layer of fruit, with a buttery, crunchy topping. Continue reading