Category Archives: Cookies & Candy

Cooking with Kids: Raspberry Gummies

It’s easy to make your own raspberry gummies with real raspberries and gelatin. They’re fresh and fruity, with much less sugar than store-bought gummy candies. A lovely little Valentine’s treat. Cooking with Meredith: Valentine’s Treats Making homemade fruit gummies is … Continue reading

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Zimtsterne – ‘Cinnamon Stars’ – Traditional German Christmas Cookies

Shiny little Zimtsterne are a traditional German Christmas cookie. They’re sweet and chewy and nutty – naturally gluten free – and baked in a most unusual way. The tree is decorated, presents are (mostly) chosen, but there’s wrapping still to … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Classic Seven Minute Frosting for a Birthday Cake

Seven Minute Frosting is a classic. Basically sugar and egg whites heated and beaten together for seven minutes to form a soft fluffy, marshmallowy icing that turns any cake into a special occasion masterpiece.  Cooking with Meredith and Lara Two … Continue reading

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Sicilian Almond Cookies and People-Watching in Italy

We discovered these Sicilian Almond Cookies while on holiday in Italy this fall. They are the perfect chewy, nutty, not-too-sweet treat to nibble with your coffee or hot chocolate, or whenever you need a break. Come, make yourself a cup … Continue reading

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No-Bake Cherry Coconut Bars – a Delightful Use for Evans Cherries

Tangy, creamy, chocolate-covered and bursting with fruit flavour, no-bake Sour Cherry Bars are a decadent treat and a great way to use tart,  juicy Evans cherries. (Plus you’d never guess they’re made with healthy ingredients!) Every year I play Russian … Continue reading

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