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Pecan Snowball Cookies

These addictive little pecan cookies are similar to shortbread but are much more melt-in-your-mouth delicious. I love the flavour from the toasted pecans and the delicate sweetness from the double layer of powdered sugar on the cookie. These are also...

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Chewy Granola Bars

These granola bars taste so much better than any that I’ve bought.  They are made of healthy whole ingredients combined simply and cooked just long enough for them to hold together. I love the flavour combination of honey and cinnamon,and with that little bit...

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Chocolate Fudge

This is a good old-fashioned recipe using real chocolate and cream, and boiling until it gets to the right consistency.  I had been having trouble making fudge recently, ever since I got a candy thermometer and started using it instead...

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Sweet Potato Supreme

Sweet Potato Supreme The flavour of candied sweet potatoes but in a make-ahead dish!  The potatoes are mashed, then topped with butter, brown sugar and pecans. Perfect for Christmas and Thanksgiving. It makes a pretty presentation too, and could also be...

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Turtle Tarts

Turtle Tarts Sweet creamy little tarts with flavours of caramel and chocolate, and topped off with a pecan half. Everyone likes these! Makes a 36 mini tarts Ingredients: 36 mini tart shells (two boxes of 18, in the frozen food...

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Bacon Pecan Brittle

Bacon Pecan Brittle Crunchy, salty and sweet, this Bacon Pecan Brittle is addictive, and is an ideal holiday treat. Ingredients 1 package (375 g) bacon, chopped 1 Cup granulated white sugar 1 Cup dark brown sugar 1 Cup corn syrup...

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Poppycock (Caramel Popcorn)

Poppycock (Caramel Popcorn) I’ve been making this recipe for so many years, it’s become a Christmas tradition. This is stick-to-your-teeth, nutty caramel popcorn. Once you’ve had this, the kind that you buy at the store will never be good enough...

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Overnight French Toast

Overnight French Toast  Just buy a loaf of thick cut Texas Toast bread, put it together the day before, and pop it into the fridge.  All you do is bake and serve the next morning.  Super easy to put together,...

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How To Roast Nuts

In all of my recipes, when nuts are called for, I always specify toasted nuts, or roasted nuts. They taste so much better than raw nuts with a deeper, richer, nuttier flavor.  I  buy the large bags of almonds and...

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Sticky Cinnamon Buns

Sticky Cinnamon Buns I made a version of these often when the kids were little, and everyone always loved them. I have gradually evolved the recipe over the years, always trying to get the perfect cinnamon bun. This recipe is...

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Bread Pudding with a Crisp

Bread Pudding with a Crisp This bread pudding has a crisp streusel topping of butter, brown sugar and pecans on top, with a creamy and cinnaminny sweet bread custard underneath.  The raisins are optional, but I like them.  Same with...