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Sesame Seed Cookies

Sesame Seed Cookies

I’m busy baking up some goodies to drop off at daycare next week for the staff to enjoy in the staff room. Although none of the staff have nut allergies (that I’m aware of) there is a child in the…

Graham Cracker Cookies #Recipe

Graham Cracker Cookies #Recipe

I’m right in the thick of my holiday baking and decided to take a look in my pantry to see what stray ingredients I had that I could use up. I found a half of a box of graham crumbs…

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

Hello Creepy Halloween Cookies

I think Halloween may be one of my favourite “holidays” of the year. There’s no stress, no gifts to buy or large dinners to make – it’s just a lot of fun. We always have a ton of fun carving…

Caramel Pretzel Peanut Butter Snack Bites

Caramel Pretzel Peanut Butter Snack Bites

Peanut butter is a staple in our house. We love it in sandwiches, on crackers, or sometimes just straight out of the jar. It’s so delicious and is a quick way to fill that between meal void too! Of course…

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

One of my favorite holiday treats growing up was my grandmother’s famous raspberry thimble cookies. My grandma was an amazing cook and could whip up just about anything (she was also famous for her donuts) but there was just something special…

Butter Tart Sugar Cookies

Butter Tart Sugar Cookies

I’m not sure you are even allowed to celebrate Christmas in Canada without butter tarts. In my family, and most families I know, they are as much a part of the holidays as Santa Claus himself. Personally, I like butter…

Mason Jar Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Mason Jar Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

I’m sure you’ve seen these cute mason jar cookies mixes before. Every time I see them I think about what a cute gift they would make, especially for people that like treats but maybe don’t bake a lot. Just about…

Holiday Cookie Exchange Recipe Roundup

Holiday Cookie Exchange Recipe Roundup

In attempt to get into the holiday spirit at work I have invited my co-workers to participate with me in a cookie exchange this year. The idea went over very well and everyone is excited to bake and show  off…

Almond Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

Almond Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

There is just something about bread pudding that is so special.  It’s so warm and creamy and perfect for fall and winter. I love the pudding quality is has without being too custard like.  And when you add in things…

Spiced Apple Cheesecake

Spiced Apple Cheesecake

Spiced with ginger and cinnamon, this not too sweet apple cheesecake is reminiscent of a warm cup of apple cider. Save Print Spiced Apple Cheesecake Author: Mommy Outside the Box Serves: 1 cheesecake   Ingredients Crust: ½ cup of graham crumbs ½…

Classic Doughnut Recipe

Classic Doughnut Recipe

An awesome, classic yeast doughnut recipe courtesy of my talented friend Jessica. I love doughnuts. With a serious passion.  Nothing fancy, just a simple glazed one will do, but wow, are they expensive. When you look at it, they’re basically flour, some…

Oh Canada Napoleon Recipe

Oh Canada Napoleon Recipe

What’s more Canadian than Saskatoon berries?  Well if you live in the prairies not much.  My all time favorite local food makes this simple Napoleon recipe extra special. Oh Canada Napoleon Recipe Makes 5 or 6 Napoleons Ingredients: 1 package…

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