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Cannoli Wafer Sandwiches

This simple holiday version of the classic cannoli is best served the same day so the wafers are still nice...


Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies

These soft, cake-like cookies have a pleasant anise flavour that's distinctive but not overpowering. You can add red and green...


Lime Christmas Tea Cookies

Brighten your holiday cookie tray with these tangy frosted fir tree that are flecked with pistachios and flavoured with lime...


Snowman Cookies

Wrap these chocolate-topped snowmen in coloured tissue and place them inside holiday containers. Like real snowmen, they disappear fast!


Christmas Sugar Cookies

This sugar cookie dates back to a Swedish woman born in 1877! Her daughter, Esther Davis, shared the recipe with...


Buttery Spritz Cookies

This tender spritz cookie recipe is very eye-catching on a Christmas cookie tray. The dough is easy to work with,...


Walnut-Filled Pillows

Not only will these tender cookie pillows, filled with delicious walnut, be your soon-to-be-favourites, but Christmas won’t be the same...


Cranberry Shortbread Stars

Shortbread and cranberries are a match made in pastry heaven. The star shape is a festive addition to any holiday...

Berry-Almond Sandwich Cookies

Almond shortbread cookies cradle a delightful berry filling for this Christmas cookie favourite. The recipe is undeniably good.


Italian Christmas Cookies

A single batch of these mouthwatering cookies is never enough. Adding ricotta cheese to the batter makes the morsels extra...


Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These rich, fudgy cookies are chewy and studded with tangy dried cherries. It’s a good thing the recipe makes only...


Holiday Cutout Cookies

The only limit to these fun cutouts is your cookie cutter collection and your imagination! If you prefer crisp cookies,...


Quinoa Pancakes with Raspberry Compote

Quinoa flour has a distinctive flavour, stronger than the flavour of quinoa when it's used as a whole grain. It's...


Blueberry and Oat Breakfast Muffins

These wildly delicious (and healthy) muffins are best eaten within a couple of hours of baking, but they can be...


Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies

Pumpkin pie meets brownies. The best of two worlds collide with this crowd-pleasing indulgence, creating the sweetest finale to the...


Dairy-Free Wild Blueberry Soft Serve

These Wild Blueberry Ice Cream with Grilled Pineapple stacks are simple and easy to make, light and healthy, and so...

Vegan, Gluten Free and Paleo No-Bake Chocolate Tart

This No-Bake Chocolate Tart is a perfect treat to end off Mother’s Day brunch. Both the crust and filling are...


Lemon Cream Cupcakes

Delicate cupcakes like these are sure to disappear at your next potluck or bake sale! Grated lemon peel and sour...


Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

Peanut butter cupcakes? You bet. They're surprisingly delicious, and kids of all ages will love them. The mini peanut butter...


Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes

This simple mini cheesecake recipe incorporates Walmart Great Value frozen fruit into the cake mix for added sweetness.


Macadamia Biscotti

This classic Italian treat makes for one delicious snack (and may be your guests' favourite dish this holiday).

Christmas Cookie Stars

To make these double-decker beauties, you will need both large and small star-shaped cookie cutters.


Christmas Snowball Cookies

Show off these snowy treats in a clear plastic box decorated with sticker stars and a raffia ribbon.


Nutty Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Who doesn't love cheesecake? This recipe takes everyone's favourite dessert and turns it into a coffee cake. And your guests...


Royal Rhubarb Coffee Cake

This coffee cake recipe is a variation of one a close friend and I make for our home-baking business. I've...


Cranberry-Pear Coffee Cake

This is my favourite cake to make for last-minute occasions. I also make it to give to friends because it...


Blueberry Coffee Cake with Struessel

My sister-in-law made this coffee cake with fresh blueberries we picked while vacationing at her cottage one summer. I've used...