Caramel Popcorn

This recipe for Caramel Popcorn comes from my brother-in-law, Ken Smith. Ken has been making this Caramel Popcorn at Christmas for over 20 years. It’s a huge hit  and something my husband and I look forward to receiving every Christmas! Ingredients for Caramel...

Butter Tarts

This delicious and simple recipe for Butter Tarts originated with my mother-in-law, Florence. A favourite at Christmas! You can make the Butter Tarts with nuts and raisins or make Butter Pecan Tarts, by adding more nuts and eliminating the raisins Ingredients for...

Nanaimo Bars

My mother-in-law’s recipe for Nanaimo Bars. Easy to pull together and delicious. A Christmas favorite! Ingredients for Nanaimo Bars Nanaimo Bars Base – 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter 1/4 cup (60 ml) white sugar 1/4 cup (60 ml) cocoa 1 egg 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla 2...

Chocolate Macaroons

Thanks to Fran Beaver for asking about Chocolate Macaroons! These are SO simple to make  … maybe 15 minutes (at most) to put together and 15 minutes in the oven! Add more sugar if you like them really sweet. INGREDIENTS – 3 egg whites 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar...

Grandpa’s Fudge

My Dad used to make Fudge at Christmas and to this day it remains one of my favourites at Christmas. It is simple to make and you can do it with or without a candy thermometer. The thermometer makes it a bit easier to tell when it is done. Ingredients for Fudge 4 cups...

Chocolate Biscotti

An easy to make, and very tasty Chocolate Biscotti. Not too sweet but sweet enough. The red of the craisins adds a little Christmas colour to these. A small plate of these make a nice gift for a friend, wrapped in cellophane and tied with a bit of ribbon....

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