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Vanilla Wafer Cookies

"These buttery cookies bake up chewy and crispy at the same time. Sprinkle these vanilla wafers with coloured sugar or leave them as-is. Their simplicity is beauty enough!" —Edith MacBeath, Gaines, Pennsylvania

Homemade Honey Grahams

"The way my boys eat them, I would spend a fortune on honey graham crackers at the grocery store. So...


Layered Strawberry Cream Cake

"I created this dessert one Saturday when my daughter's friends dropped in. It was a hit, and word spread through...


Triple Citrus Scones

"I love the bright and buttery flavour of these tender scones with glaze that soaks in. Serve them with a...


Maple Walnut Cake

"This maple-flavoured cake with candied walnuts honours my grandpa, who made maple syrup." —Lori Fee, Middlesex, New York

Traditional Chocolate Chip Muffins

"Muffins are one of my favourite things to bake, and these are the best. I always keep some in the...


Blueberry Scones

"I love serving this blueberry scone recipe to visiting friends and family. I always make sure a have a few...

Cranberry Orange Scones

"Moist and scrumptious, these scones come out perfect every time. I savour the chewy dried cranberries and sweet orange glaze....


Chicken Fingers

"Almost everyone in my family requests these golden chicken fingers as their birthday dinner entree. I begin marinating the chicken...


Plantcakes

"This is the most aromatic and delicious pancake recipe ever, and a great way to use up scraps that are...


Chocolate & Banana Peel Cake

"This cake highlights the classic flavour combination of chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter, except that no bananas are used—just banana...

Classic Chicken & Waffles

"A down-home diner special gets weeknight-easy with the help of rotisserie chicken. Want 'em even faster? Make the waffles ahead...


Apricot Almond Torte

"This pretty cake takes a bit of time, so I like to make the layers ahead of time and assemble...


Aloha Cupcakes

"A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that...


Pineapple Upside-Down Muffins

"For a modern version of upside-down cake, we use pineapple and a sweet batter to make fun muffins with a...


Lemon Coconut Bites

"The tangy lemon flavour of this layered bar dessert is especially delicious on a warm day. It takes me back...

Hawaiian Dream Cookies

"These cookies are lovely as they are, but I'll sometimes use a light-coloured sanding sugar for the top: First, lightly...


Apricot Upside-Down Cake

"My Aunt Anne, who is a great cook, gave me a taste of this golden upside-down cake and I couldn't...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

"My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans."...


Italian Ricotta Easter Bread

"I changed our family's traditional Easter bread by adding ricotta and a few other ingredients. The almond flavouring works wonders!"...


Grandma’s Onion Squares

"My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...


Lemon Ricotta Cake

"This recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with shaved lemon zest,...


Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts

"Guests will have a touch of nostalgia when they bite into one of these old-fashioned doughnuts. Accents of nutmeg and...


Pineapple Coconut Upside-Down Cake

"This pineapple coconut upside-down cake is one of my favorites! The tropical flavours remind me of being on vacation with...

Chicken Corn Fritters

"I've always loved corn fritters, but they weren't satisfying as a main dish. I came up with this recipe and...


Devil’s Food Whoopie Pies

"These mini cookie cakes were one of my favourite treats while I was growing up in Pennsylvania. We called them...


Grandma’s Chicken ‘n’ Dumpling Soup

"I've enjoyed making this rich homemade chicken dumpling soup recipe for over 40 years. Every time I serve this type...


Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

"I love chocolate. Perhaps that's why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favourite. Sometimes I serve it...


Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Cake

"Think slow cooker as a cake-maker for some seriously yummy dessert that is easy enough for Sunday brunch and tasty...


Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake

"I clipped this easy peanut butter cake recipe from a newspaper years ago. The house smells fantastic while it's slow...