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How to Make Watercolour Decorated Sugar Cookies

When you need a Christmas gift that looks like a million dollars, but isn’t, these cookies are your new best friend. Sure, these sugar cookies take some time to execute. But the trade off is worth it! You only need simple food colouring and dollar store paint brushes–things that are

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Homemade Turtles Candies

Growing up, it simply wouldn’t be Christmas without that orange and black striped box of Turtles chocolates. We would save it especially for Christmas Eve and devour them while opening presents after Mass under the twinkling glow of a Christmas Tree. Over the years the branding changed, the Turtles got

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White Chocolate Dipped Snowflake 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).  A quick dip in white chocolate and a

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How to Make a Tempting Christmas Cookie Tray (Plus Recipes!)

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without the classic baking tray, piled high with all your family favourites. But have you ever wondered, what makes a good baking tray? Besides secret-grandma-baking magic? Your holiday baking tray is more than just a collection of dainties that you like. It’s a curated collection

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Cranberry Butter Tarts

A Christmas baking tray isn’t complete without a delicious, gooey butter tart. . . at least if you’re Canadian. There are many thoughts about what makes the perfect butter tart–homemade or pre-made crust, plain, with nuts, or with raisins? I present a fourth filling option–dried cranberries. Cranberries add a nice

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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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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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No Bake Peppermint Mocha Cheesecake Bites

This Christmas season often means a lot of preparation, parties, concerts (for me and my fellow musicians anyway!), and late nights.  I’ve created a stunning and easy dessert you can take to the office or the party with a little caffeine boost to keep you going.  Make sure you get

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