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Desserts

Homemade Berry Pie Filling

I recently made a cake for Milli’s birthday, which was sort of a big deal, because while I love to bake, I rarely have time, now that the tiny human is mobile, and even if I did, I rarely make cakes. For her cake this year, I made a simple white bunt cake, but I…

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Spiced Honey Bars

A year or so ago, I discovered a fabulous recipe for molasses bars from Jen’s Favorite Cookies. I absolutely love anything with molasses in it, and the addition of chocolate and cinnamon chips made it even better. Of course, not everyone I know loves molasses as much as me, so I decided to play with…

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Pecan Bars

I made some fabulous pecan bars for a party on the 4th. One of the things I love about this recipe is it’s like having pecan pie, but doesn’t require as much effort to make or eat. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home baking book and wanted to share it with you.  …

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Poppy Seed Thumbprints

I love thumbprint cookies, and these Poppy Seed Thumbprints are just special enough to make a great treat for Valentine’s Day.  To make them extra special, roll your cookies in sugar before baking. Printable Recipe

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Spiced Spritz with Browned Butter Glaze

I originally found this recipe in the 2012 Land O Lakes holiday cookies publication.  One reason I love this publication is that it has great tips, like what to do when you want to make spritz cookies and don’t have a cookie press.  Did you know you could use an icing bag with a large…

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Spiced Molasses Cookies

This year I’ve decided to try several new recipes, for the holiday season.  I’ve made Red Velvet Fudge – which is amazing, even if it turned out a little dry.  It was totally the fault of my cooking thermometer though… I think I totally need a new one. I made some Subway style chocolate chip…

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