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Chewy Puffed Wheat Squares

chewy puffed wheat squares

Some days I think chewy puffed wheat squares are better than rice krispie squares. They have all the crunch and sweetness of their counterpart but with that creamy cocoa flavour! YUM! My take on the ever popular recipe has a little less puffed wheat cereal and a little more sticky stuff to make them extra chewy. Perfect for the school … Continue reading

Easy Royal Icing

easy royal icing

Everything I know about baking comes from the expertise of my Auntie Lisa. We made 300 cookies and decorated them with royal icing, which pretty much means I’m an expert.  So now that you’ve made some of the best cookies for cut outs, let’s talk icing. Royal icing is very versatile. It’s pure white and dries hard. Icing is a … Continue reading

Best Cookies For Cut Outs

best cookies for cut outs

People often think that the best recipe to use for cut out cookies is a sugar cookie. And yes, in a lot of cases, sugar cookies are great for shapes and cutting. I recently helped my daughter with a fund raiser to help with her trip to Tanzania with ME to WE by making 300 cookies and iced each one … Continue reading

3 Ingredient Mounds Cookies

3 ingredient mounds cookies

This isn’t a new recipe (thanks to my friend Jenny for this new favourite) but my version is nut-free and so darn easy to make. My recipe swaps sweetened coconut for unsweetened to cut down on the sugar and in my opinion, you’d never know the difference. They’re so fast and so easy and only need 3 ingredients that I … Continue reading

Dirty Dishes: Thumbprint Jam Cookies and Netflix Giveaway

Thumbprint Jam Cookies

Oh it’s holiday baking time again! As a general practice I usually don’t bake a big batch of assorted treats and keep them on hand for the season. That’s just a recipe for me to binge eat ALL THE THINGS! So instead, I make a batch here and a batch there and make sure they get eaten by the kids … Continue reading

Worlds Easiest Thanksgiving Pie Recipe

The worlds easiest thanksgiving pie recipe

Would I lie to you? The answer is, no, I would not. It’s 5 days away from Thanksgiving and if you’re anything like me, you’re not prepared because you’ve been otherwise constantly distracted and because well, you’re sometimes lazy. Join the team!     I’m here with a gift from me to you, the worlds easiest Thanksgiving pie recipe. If … Continue reading

Dirty Dishes: Candy Cane Fudge

I’ve made this recipe for family and friends and it’s a hit all over. So easy and great to put in a tin and give as a gift. 3-4 regular size candy canes 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips 15 large marshmallows (1 large = 10 mini) 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp unsalted … Continue reading

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