Homemade Granola Bars
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“Healthy granola bars make a great school lunch or after school snack. I use a low sugar granola cereal as the base then add a bit of oats ” INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup peanut … Read More

Date Squares
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“Not too sweet date squares.” INGREDIENTS 8 ounce package chopped dates 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups oatmeal 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup margarine DIRECTIONS Preheat … Read More

Chocolate Fudge Squares
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“This is a super easy, no bake fudge so easy that even the kids can make it.” INGREDIENTS 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 bag semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups) 1 ounce unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped … Read More

Pecan Tassies
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“A friend taught me how to make these when I was in university.  They are a perfect little bite-sized tarts – and are now a Christmas holiday tradition.” INGREDIENTS DOUGH 1/2 pound butter 6 ounces cream cheese 2 cups flour … Read More

Pecan Snowball Cookies
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“Snowball cookies are a classic Christmas cookie loved by all in our house. ” INGREDIENTS 1 cup sifted flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup finely chopped pecans 1/2 cup soft butter 1 teaspoon vanilla sifted icing sugar DIRECTIONS Preheat oven … Read More

Blueberry Scones
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“These are not the traditional dry scone but more of a buttery cookie style scone.  My kids love them.” INGREDIENTS 3 cups unsifted flour 5 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup butter 1 cup milk 1 cup blueberries … Read More

Mom’s Scones
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“These have a real buttery almost cake like flavour. At Christmas time I replace the raisins with craisins or chopped cranberries mixed in a bit of sugar for a more festive look.” INGREDIENTS 3 cups unsifted flour 5 teaspoons baking … Read More

Mom’s Oatmeal Cookies aka ‘Gum Cookies’
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“These are a family favourite. When I was a child my mother made these and we named them ‘gum cookies’ because they were chewy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. This recipe doubles nicely however the cookies need … Read More

Grandma’s Shortbread Cookies
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“It’s family tradition to make pressed Christmas cookies and thumbprint cookies every year. The only problem is both my mother and grandmother each had their own recipe so each year I was torn as to which recipe to use. Having … Read More

Mom’s Butter Cookies
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“It’s family tradition to make pressed Christmas cookies and thumbprint cookies every year. The only problem is both my mother and grandmother each had their own recipe so each year I was torn as to which recipe to use. Having … Read More

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