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Highly Addictive Almond Roca

Today’s contributor, Sandy Weyland,  is my Aunt and is known in the Weyland family as the one who makes THE BEST squares.  All of us cousins complain bitterly about how many calories are probably in everything, yet find ourselves coming back for more, one “Grandma Weyland slice” at a time.

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Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Christmas Tree Treats

Tired of the same old Christmas baking?  These easy Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Treats will shake up your usual holiday baking.  The recipe comes together in minutes and is sure to impress.  Your only problem will be keeping enough on hand for friends and family.

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Poppy Seed Cake with Caramel Frosting

Do you have any special traditions on your birthday?  For my Mom, she likes poppyseed cake with caramel icing.  Her Mom used to make it for her every year, until one year she decided for some crazy reason that peanut butter icing would be much better. My Mom can’t stand

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Classic Melt-In-Your-Mouth Shortbread

Christmas is almost here!  If you’re searching for a last-minute cookie recipe, you’ve come to the right place.  Classic melt in your mouth shortbread comes together quickly and is guaranteed to be a hit with Santa (or on the family baking tray).

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Pumpkin Seed Brittle: A New Twist on an Old Classic

Don’t throw away those pumpkin seeds from your jack-o-lanterns or your last recipe of pumpkin puree!  You can combine those delicious pumpkin seeds with a few simple ingredients to make a fall take on the the Christmas classic, peanut brittle. It’s also really similar to a dessert that Costco sells,

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Muffins

Can’t get enough of everything pumpkin spice?  Me neither!  Call me basic, but once September rolls around I just can’t get enough of pumpkin flavoured goodies. These chocolate chip pumpkin muffins are sort of healthy, great for lunches and after school snacks, and just plain delicious!

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Drool-Worthy Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Buns

Got a rainy and kind of boring fall day on your hands?  Perfect!  It’s a great day to make these pumpkin spice cinnamon buns.  The main recipe is exactly the same as the Pumpkin Bread that I posted about a few days earlier.  This time, you just roll it out,

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Mixer-Friendly Pumpkin Bread Recipe

When you think of pumpkin bread, you probably think of the sweet cake-like stuff that’s usually served with coffee, right?  This pumpkin bread is completely different.  Use this delicious and moist pumpkin bread for making sandwiches or toasted for breakfast with butter and jam.

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White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

Do you have tonnes of raspberries from your canes, and no idea how to use them all?  If you’re bored with jam and looking for something delicious, you need these white chocolate raspberry scones in your life–stat.

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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