Tips and ideas for using biscuits in pastry: here are our best recipes with dry biscuits (not just cheesecakes), ideal for recycling the bottom of the box
Drenching the biscuits in milk is beautiful, but it is not the only way to enjoy them! The recipes with dry biscuits they are among the best for making desserts easy is fast, having a ready-made base that does not require cooking.
The dry biscuits can be used to prepare many delicious desserts, starting from the classic ones cheesecake down to more creative desserts, especially those monoportion.
In addition, some of these desserts are an excellent way to recycle leftover cookies and take out the latter broken cookies on the bottom of the package.
In gallery at the top you will find 15 recipes with dry biscuits to try, while below our tips for using biscuits in your desserts.
Desserts with dry biscuits: chocolate salami
Among the recipes with dry biscuits there is one that is really impossible to resist, a real bomb based on cookies coarsely crumbled, butter, sugar, eggs is cocoa. We are talking about the chocolate salami. Read the full recipe here.
With the same method you can also create small ones pralines with dry biscuits to be enriched with spices that you prefer, like cinnamon, and with dried fruit chopped: green light to pistachios, almonds and hazelnuts.
Crumble with dry biscuits
The crumble is a preparation that provides a sort of crumbled shortcrust pastry as a cover for spoon desserts. Usually, the crumble is prepared on purpose, roughly crumbling flour, sugar and butter with your hands. This happens, for example, in the case of the classic English apple crumble: a base of apples cooked in butter and flavored with cinnamon, finally covered with crumble and baked in the oven. But you can try all the fruit you like most!
For the same purpose, dry biscuits can also be used, to be crumbled together with butter and – why not – with chopped hazelnuts or pistachios. With this technique it will be easy to create desserts monoportion to be served creatively in cups, jars and shot glasses: the crumble can serve as a base or as a topping for a mousse.
Cakes with dry biscuits
With dry biscuits you can also make real cakes without having to prepare sponge cake or use puff pastry. The cakes with dry biscuits do not need to be cooked and are fun to make together: just like a tiramisu, the biscuits go soaked in milk, in coffee, with or without marsala or rum, and alternating with layers with the custard, the mascarpone cheese, the chantilly and so on.
Recipes with dry biscuits: cheesecake
A great idea for preparing desserts with dry biscuits is, of course, cheesecake. This cake has a base made with i crumbled biscuits or smoothies with butter, then stuffed with a cream cheese and garnished with fresh fruit or chocolate.
Dry biscuits are the best to get one crunchy base for cheesecake: yes to biscuits digestive, integrals, to the chocolate or ai cereals, no soft biscuits like ladyfingers.
Find your favorite dry biscuit recipe in the gallery above!