Are you looking for a treat that you can send to school with your children that is allergen aware in the nut department? Try swapping peanut butter for tahini ~ A butter made from sesame seeds ~ and it's delish in these bars! Of course it doesn't need to be brought to school, it can… Continue reading Tahini Cookie bars
Super simple. Only 5 ingredients and if you're Canadian (or North-Eastern US) you probably have all these ingredients in your cupboard already. Heck, you may even tap that sugar maple growing in your yard! Maple syrup or sugar is a great year round sweetener in that it is a natural plant based source as well… Continue reading Maple Shortbread
Turtles are a favourite at Christmas time. I mean the chocolate "Turtle". This flavour combo is somewhat like a turtle chocolate (chocolate, pecan and caramel or in this case skor bits) but since I did not use any of the turtle chocolate in this recipe I needed to call it something different. My snowflake cookie cutter (I used the smallest one) actually resembles the shape of a tortoise which was perfect for this and so I shortened Tortoise Shortbread to "Tortie Shorties" I think it's kind of cute!
I adapted these recipes from: (Its full title) The first American cookbook American Cookery: or, the art of dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry and Vegetables, and the best modes of making Puff-Pastes, Pies, Tarts, Puddings, Custards and Preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the Imperial Plumb to plain Cake. Adapted to this country, and all… Continue reading Another Christmas Cookey
It all starts with the spice. I love pumpkin spice! There are many different variations of the pumpkin spice blend. They usually all start with a cinnamon base as the main flavour, then of course cloves and ginger in varying amounts. I add a few more spices to the mix so it's somewhat of a… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Power Cookies