Vanilla Cornmeal Wedges

Two weeks ago I realized that I had no dessert or snacks at home, so I decided to make these vanilla cornmeal wedges to have something to munch on. This recipe was easy to do and although simple these wedges taste very good.

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Tangy Lemon Walnut Squares

Lemon desserts are not my favorite thing on the planet, but when one cannot eat chocolate one has to adapt. I made these bars mostly because walnuts are involved and they are easy to share, which is a bonus and makes it easy to bring to work! Perhaps I was a bit biased to start with, but I was not a big fan of this recipe. I found that the base was much to thick compared to the lemon layer, which made for a more dense and nutty bar.

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Traditional Shortbread

     I was way overdue to fill up my cookie tin with scrumptious cookies. I took the small snowstorm of this week as an opportunity to do just that. As such, I made these simple traditional shortbread cookies. They are easy to make and make the perfect buttery snack with coffee, tea or, as is my personal preference, hot chocolate. 

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Chocolate Shortbread Meltaways

A couple of weeks ago when I thought my replacement oven was working fine, but I was severely mistaken. However, this time is the real deal. I now have an actually new, functioning oven that does not overheat and burn my food. Yay!! To celebrate I spent a whole day in the kitchen just baking away, such fun! First up I made these chocolate shortbread cookies. This recipe makes a lot and they can serve as perfect little late-night snacks.

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Salted Orange Toffee Slices

Yield: about 4 dozen cookies Recipe: 12/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 30     For a colleague’s birthday I volunteered to make a cake and cookies to bring at work. Wanting try out a new recipe from Anna’s cookbook and having them in mind from her comment on a previous post, I decided to try…

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