Here is what I made last night:
Cranberry Chunk Bars
Soft shortbread crust with a hint of ginger, topped with a filling of cranberry & pineapple. Lastly, a crumbly cookie top sprinkled over.
Did I mention a sprinkling of white chocolate chips too? These bars had a lot going on. They were a little bit difficult to eat due to how crumbly the crust was. Maybe next time a more solid cookie on the bottom (as was suggested by one of my bowling mates). But overall, I loved these. I could have eaten the filling by the tub. This is what I love in a fall bar. Although, I'm pretty sure I could eat these any time of the year.
I was trying to make a cookie that tasted like pumpkin pie but was not really cakey. I do not so much enjoy cakey cookies. So I started messing around with making a recipe. Every recipe I could find had white chocolate chips and looked more like a mondo hunk of assorted fall flavors. They just weren't what I was looking for. In the end, the cookies turned out a bit cakey and really fluffy. When they came out of the oven, I smushed them down with the spatula which ended up being just right. While good on their own, they did need some help. So I frosted them with a cinnamon brown sugar frosting. I really think these come close to heaven.