Store-bought unbaked pie crusts, pizza crusts, sweet and savory breads, cookies, bars, and other ready-to-use doughs are put to truly creative and time-saving use in Ready, Set, Dough! Helping to beat the clock without sacrificing taste and quality, expert quick-cook Melanie Barnard provides a complete range of appetizers, snacks, one-dish suppers, breads, and desserts no one will guess you didn’t make from scratch. By eliminating the tedious and tricky part of baking--making the dough--you can serve up delicious Herbed Sausage Calzones, Grilled White Clam Pizza, Chicken and “Baked” Herb Dumplings, and other hearty main dishes in no time. Memorable desserts, ranging from a Rustic Apple-Cranberry Tart to Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Torte--as well as a delectable array of cobblers and pies--are a cinch to prepare. Need something for the bake sale your kids forgot to mention? Whip up a batch of Double Peanut Butter Cookies or Chocolate Chip Brownie Custard Bars. For breakfast, try one of Barnard’s trouble-free sweet breads--Baked Jelly Doughnuts or Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread, for instance. The quick and easy recipes in Ready, Set, Dough! will turn even a novice cook into a fearless baker.