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Great Halloween Treat- Nutella “Mummies”

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

These would be fund for a sleepover or at Halloween. I found the idea at Unfurled, where you can find complete instructions on how to make. She used bread mix and nutella spread and then added some icing eyes, I thought the idea was simple yet genius:-) I think you could also use store bought […]

Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

I am almost always asked for this recipe whenever I make it… it is EXCELLENT. note that it calls for 2 10 inch pans- I just make 3 layers of 8 inch or an 81/211 single layer if I am tight for time. Carrot Cake 3 c all-purpose flour 2 1/2 c sugar 1 tbs. […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 8 Cherry Balls

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

My sister-in-law has been making these for years. they are delicious! Easy to make and no baking! Good for kids to make as well. Cherry Balls 1/2 C Soft butter ( no margarine) 1 1/2 C Icing sugar 1 1/2 c Fine coconut 1 tbs Cream or milk 1 tsp Vanilla 1 tsp Almond flavoring […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 7 Almond Meringue Cookies

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Thse are one of my favourites- I have trouble stopping myself from eating . They are quite good as a low calories cookie- about 40 caloroes per large cookie. Almond Meringue Cookies makes 18 large cookies 3 egg whites Pinch salt 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped almonds ( […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Day 6 Florentine cookies

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

From the Twelve days of Christmas Cookies Series : These are exquisite! Rich buttery lacy cookie with chocolate center. I take these as hostess gifts. People just rave. You can use mil chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate if you like. I personally prefer dark chocolate. I have also made with high end belgian chocolate […]

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 5 The Best Ginger Cookie Recipe

Friday, December 14th, 2007

From the 12 days of Christmas Cookies series BEST Ginger Cookie Recipe These are easy to make and look great. Bit soft in the middle with a nice crunch. A “pretty” cookie with not too much effort or skill required to make :-). These are nice year round. Ginger Cookie Recipe 4 cups flour 2 […]

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 4 Grandma Brown’s Scottish Shortbread Cookies

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

From the 12 days of Christmas Cookies series These are LITERALLY world famous. They are the best shortbread cookies you will ever taste. Grandma Brown’s Scottish Shortbread Cookies 1 Cup Corn Starch 1 Cup Rice flour 1 Cup All Purpose Flour ! Cup Icing Sugar 1 lb butter ( yes- you are reading correctly- a […]

12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 2 The Ultimate Sugar Cookie

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Here is Day 2’s recipe from 12 days of Christmas Cookies recipe series The Ultimate Sugar Cookie 1 cup white sugar 1 cup icing sugar 1 cup butter ( softened- I have never used margarine but I think you could try it) 2 eggs (beaten) 1 teaspoon cream of tarter 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 […]

Twelve days of Christmas Cookies: Top 12 Best Holiday Cookie Recipe Countdown

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Looking for the BEST Holiday Cookie recipe? Each day I will publish another of the worlds best Christmas Cookie recipes. Also feel free to share your own . 12 12 Days of Christmas Cookies: #1 German Crescent Cookies 12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day 2 The Ultimate Sugar Cookie 12 days of Christmas Cookies: Day […]

The BEST , EASIEST no-fail BBQ Rib Recipe EVER!

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

I mean it- this is the best rib recipe you will ever taste. Makes these ribs and tell me what you think! These ribs will the juiciest , tenderest meat falling off the bone you have EVER tasted. Recipe courtesy of my step-mom. Thanks Lea! Ribs ( I use pork side ribs but cab also […]

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