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Coconut Tea Cakes

Coconut Tea Cakes are just possibly my new favorites. Adapted from my Grannie's Tea Cake recipe. #baking #cookies #recipe

Last week, I was rummaging through my favorite recipes and came across my Grannie’s Tea Cake recipe. The original recipe makes dozens of delicious flour dusted tea cakes.

Now that my kids are in college, I have working to downsize some of our favorite recipes. With a few tweaks, I simplified Grannie’s Tea Cakes to make sweet and lightly flavored Coconut Tea Cakes.


Coconut Tea Cakes 

Wet Ingredients:

  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk + 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (the original recipe calls for shortening if you prefer not to use coconut oil)

Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

Cream together wet ingredients by hand or with a mixer. Add dry ingredients and mix well.

Scoop onto cookie sheet with a cookie scoop. Dip the bottom of a flat glass or bowl in flour and use to flatten the dough. Bake 12 – 15 minutes. Cool about 2 minutes on cookie sheet before removing to a cooling rack. Cookies will remain light colored but will be golden on the bottom.

Makes 18. (This is 1/4 of the original recipe. It scales nicely!)






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Chocolate Covered Butter Toffee

Still hot butter toffee covered in chocolate.

Yesterday, I posted a video to my Instagram sharing part of the toffee process.

How about an easy to read recipe, too? I found this in an old church cook book and have used it for years. I’ve since since similar recipes all over. It’s super easy to make an absolutely delicious.

Butter Toffee!

  • 1 cup salted butter (no substitutes!)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 cup chocolate chips of your choice

Line a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

Sprinkle 1/2 cup of chopped pecan over pan.

Mix remaining pecans with chocolate chips. Set aside.

Cook butter & sugar over medium high heat until 300°F, stirring constantly.

Pour hot candy over pecans.

Sprinkle chocolate chips & pecans on top of hot toffee. Let sit a few minutes and then spread melted chips with a spatula. Allow to cool to room temperature. Refrigerate approximately an hour to firm up chocolate. Break into bite sized pieces and store at room temperature.



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31 Days of Halloween – Mixed Spice & Pumpkin Cake

31 Days of Halloween on

We’re doing something a little bit different today on 31 Days of Halloween!  Below, you’ll find a fun recipe and video from my dear friend and fellow TTMTer, Cat Magraith.

The following Talk to Me Tuesday is a much-watch, with Cat’s young daughter Tara being the star of this Food Network worthy show!

Pumpkin cake!

As you probably noticed in her video, Cat is in Australia, so I’ve made a few recipe notations for my American friends. You’ll find those in italics. Her recipe is the bold text.

Pumpkin Cake

Sift dry ingredients into bowl and add remaining ingredients.

Mix well and spoon into loaf tin or muffin tins.

Bake for 30-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.  I cooked 50 minutes at 350F, but I started checking around 40 minutes.

Optional: sprinkle powdered sugar on top or make a powdered sugar glaze with 1 cup of powdered sugar and 3 TBS of milk. Glaze when cooled.

Mixed Spice (my version)

There are LOTS Of recipes for Mixed Spice online. Use whatever works best for you. This is the version I currently have in my pantry.

Mixed Spice

  • 1 Tbs ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbs ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground Ginger

Store in a container with a tight lid. Use as needed. This also makes a fantastic addition to butternut squash and sweet potatoes!

Here’s another recipe from BBC’s Good Food. Do you have a Mixed Spice recipe? I’d love to know what it is!

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31 Days of Halloween – Caramel Apple Bites

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Here we are again and we’re one day closer to my favorite holiday as we continue on with  31 Days of Halloween!

Today, I’m sharing a quick and easy caramel apple fix. Do you have five minutes? Then you can do this!

Caramel Apple Bites

What you’ll need:

  • One Granny Smith or your favorite tart apple
  • Caramel candies
  • chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • wooden toothpicks
  • microwaveable plate*
  • parchment paper

*Don’t want to microwave? Try this under the broiler, but keep any eye on it, the candy will melt fast!

Caramel Apple Bites

Slice and core the apple any way you like, I like to cut my apples in 8ths for a nice apple bite! Place apple slices on parchment lined microwave-safe plate.

Caramel Apple Bites

Using toothpicks, attach one caramel to the center of each apple

Caramel Apple Bites

Microwave until the caramel just starts to melt. It takes my microwave about 1 minute and 20 seconds. Time may very with yours, so keep an eye on it.

Some of your caramel slip off? That’s okay, just scoop it up and dump it back on top!

Caramel Apple Bites

As a finishing touch, sprinkle chopped pecans or walnuts (shown) on top while the candy is still warm. I recommend eating these warm, but you can refrigerate them, too. The candy may settle a bit, but it’ll peel right off the parchment paper!

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31 Days of Halloween – Welcome & Easy Cauldron Cakes

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Welcome, welcome to 31 Days of Halloween right here on Sewhooked!

Happy Halloween from Velma and Scooby!

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Halloween, as you may have guessed, is my ALL TIME FAVORITE HOLIDAY.

There are costumes!

There’s candy!

There’s The Great Pumpkin!

Also scary movies. Which I <3.

For 31 Days of Halloween, I will be sharing something fun for each day of October.

Since I am a quilt pattern designer and a huge Harry Potter fan, you can expect that some of my days will be a little more, well, themed, than others. There will be some new content mixed in with fun revisits to some of my favorite free projects.

Fridays will be dedicated to sharing fun Halloween-themed patterns for sale in my Craftsy store (because a girl does have to make a living) and Tuesdays will remain, as always, for my video show & tell Talk to Me Tuesday.

Every other day of the month will include something FREE AND FUN!

Without further ado, let’s get started! Easy Cauldron Cakes Originally created for my daughter’s Harry Potter birthday party way back in 2003, Easy Cauldron Cakes go together in no time and would be perfect for a fast Halloween party treat!

  • Bake the cupcakes of your choice in silver (or black!) cupcake wrappers.
  • Add a dollop of your favorite frosting for potion (I used a cookie dough scoop!) in the color of your choice.
  • Top with Halloween or other decorations (optional).
  • Black licorice whips or Twizzlers make a great handle.
  • Optional: sprinkle Pop Rocks on top before serving!
  • Enjoy!

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Berry Apple Cake Recipe

It tasted as good as it looks. Recipe to come!

Last week, I went a wee bit crazy with the berry buying.

Raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries…yum!

Unfortunately,we can only eat fresh berries so fast and my beautiful collection of yummy berries were not going to keep long enough for us to finish them.

So… cake!

About to go in the oven: Berry Apple Cake. If it works out I'll share the recipe.

To start, I found a recipe called Double Berry Cake on  It has great reviews and looked to be a good base for what I wanted to try. While I followed the actual cake part of the recipe, I changed the berry part entirely.

This cake smells amazing, like a giant fruit muffin! #baking #cooking

My version:

  • 3 cups fresh berries (I used a combination of raspberries, sliced strawberries, blackberries & blueberries)
  • 2 cups chopped granny smith apple (I needed about three small ones)
  • 2 TBS flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk

Pre-heat oven to 350°F.

Mix the berries and apples with the 2 TBS flour, set aside.

In a large bowl beat the butter and the sugar until light and creamy. I used my KitchenAid Stand Mixer.

Add the vanilla and the eggs, one at the time, until well combined. Sift flour, baking powder and salt in another bowl, add to the butter mixture, alternating with milk.

Stir the berries into the batter and spread into a 9″x13″pan.

Bake for approximately 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool & serve!

Note: The original recipe included sugar sprinkled on top before baking. I didn’t do this and it still came out fantastically. I suspect adding some fresh whipped cream or ice cream on top would be amazing, though I haven’t tried it myself!

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Apple Bundt Cake

Apple Bundt Cake

Oh, hi!

Thank you for all the well wishes and concerned messages. I’m feeling much, much better as the week progresses. So good, in fact, that I warmed up the house with the smell of baking apples last night. Both the warmth and the smell were amazing on a cold winter night!

I had a random can of apple pie filling in my cupboard that I wanted to use up, and after a little internet searching, found a recipe on the Lucky Leaf website. I used the low-sugar version of the apple pie filling and we skipped the glaze, but the cake was still delicious, especially with a warm with a cup of coffee!

Sugar Dusted Apple Bundt Cake (Lucky Leaf)

Lucky Leaf’s printable version of this recipe


  • 2 Tablespoons sugar (for pan prep)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon (for pan prep)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • ⅓ cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 21-ounce can LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Pie Filling

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan or bundt cake pan.

In a small bowl, mix together 2 Tablespoons sugar and cinnamon, and sprinkle bottom and sides of pan.

Combine the flour, salt, baking powder and 2 cups sugar in a large bowl. Stir in the oil, eggs, orange juice and vanilla; mix well. Add LUCKY LEAF Premium Apple Pie Filling and stir. Pour batter evenly into the prepared pan.

Bake uncovered for 1 hour. Let cool for 15 minutes.

Invert onto serving plate and cool. Drizzle with citrus glaze if desired.

Optional Glaze:
In a medium bowl, beat 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 Tablespoon orange juice for 1 minute or until smooth. Add additional orange juice by the teaspoon if needed for desired consistency.


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Recipe Nostalgia – Easy Bake Oven

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Holly Hobbie toy oven from my childhood

Once upon a time, my now seventeen-year-old was a little girl.

That little girl had an Easy Bake Oven. It was pink and looked like a microwave.

The oven, at that time, came with one or two packets of baking mix. Those were gone on the first day. We quickly found out how pricey those tiny packs of baking mix were. I turned to my cookbooks and online recipe groups for help.

The following recipes were compiled, altered, created and eaten by myself and my daughter in approximately 1999-2000.  Sadly, I do not have the original sources for those recipes we altered, or I would happily give credit. This “cook book” itself has been printable from my site since long before it was Sewhooked!

On several occasions, we customized the cover and made cook books for my daughter’s friends, which we’d give them with sets of measuring spoons, an apron or other cooking gear as a birthday gifts. They were always well received!

We don’t have the Easy Bake anymore, but we have the memories…and the recipes!

Do you have miniaturized recipes for toy ovens? I’d love to add them to the list and create an updated version of the cook book!

Easy Bake Oven Recipes

Printable version, as seen under Tutorials and More.



  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • favorite jelly

Stir together powdered sugar, margarine, vanilla, water and flour until the flour disappears. Roll the dough between your fingers and make 12 small balls, 1/2-inch each. Place a few balls at a time on an ungreased Easy-Bake style cookie sheet or pan with space between them. Press your thumb into the middle of each ball to make a thumb print. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, then remove. Repeat until all the cookies are baked. When the cookies are cool, fill each thumb print with jelly.


  • 2 TBS butter
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 c flour
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda

Cream together butter, sugars and salt. Add flour, cream of tartar, and baking soda. If mixture is too crumbly, add a few drops of water. Bake 5 minutes. Makes one dozen one-inch cookies.


  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon multi-colored cookie decorations

Cream together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and margarine until dough looks like medium-sized crumbs. Slowly mix in the milk. Place a few pieces of teaspoon-sized dough on greased sheet or pan. Sprinkle with cookie decorations over the top of the dough. Bake 8 minutes. Makes 1 dozen. This recipe can be doubled.

  • 6 teaspoons shortening or soft butter
  • 3 teaspoons confectioners sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • dash of salt

2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
confectioners (powdered) sugar for rolling
Cream together butter and 3 teaspoons confectioners sugar. Blend in vanilla, flour and salt. Add walnuts and mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place 3 balls onto well greased Easy-Bake pan. Flatten slightly. Bake 5 minutes. When cool, roll in confectioners sugar. Makes 10 to 12 cookies.


  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening
  • 6 teaspoons flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 12 to 15 chocolate bits

Cream together sugar and shortening. Blend in flour, baking powder and vanilla. Stir in milk. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by half teaspoonfuls on well greased pan, allowing room to spread. Bake 5 minutes. Makes 12 to 15 cookies.


  • 1 tablespoon shortening — or soft butter
  • 6 teaspoons brown sugar
  • dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons apple sauce

Mix shortening, sugar and salt. Add flour, baking soda, oats, and milk. Mix well. Place 1/2 of mixture in greased pan. Press down in pan with fingertips or back of spoon. Spread with 2 teaspoons apple sauce or marmalade. Bake about 21 minutes. Let cool and cut into slices. Use other half for second batch of cookies.



  • Mini chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons marshmallow cream
  • 2 graham crackers

Preheat oven for 15 minutes. Fill one warming cup halfway with mini chocolate chips. In the other, put marshmallow cream. Put on warming tray and cover. Warm for 6 – 9 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour chocolate onto one graham cracker and the marshmallow onto another. Sandwich them together and enjoy.


  • 1/4 cup butterscotch morsels
  • 2 teaspoons margarine

Put margarine and morsels into the melting pan and place the pan on the Warm/Melt area top of the oven. Heat for 15 minutes. Stir gently every 5 minutes. Using a spoon, fill the candy molds with melted butterscotch. Place the molds in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or until firm. Remove from molds. Makes approximately 6 candies–depending on the mold size.


  • 2-1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 teaspoons chocolate syrup
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons flour

Stir together sugar, oil, vanilla, chocolate and flour until the batter is smooth. Pour batter into greased and floured pan. Bake 15 minutes.


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 5 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 teaspoons cocoa
  • 6 teaspoons peanut butter

Mix sugar, milk, butter, vanilla, and cocoa until smooth. Grease two baking pans with butter. Spoon mix into pans about 1/4″ deep. Spread 3 teaspoons peanut butter over mix. Spoon another layer 1/4″ thick over peanut butter. Bake each pan about 5 minutes. Let cool. for quicker cooling, place in refrigerator 5 minutes.



  • 1/4 cup baking mix (like Bizquik or Pioneer)
  • 5 teaspoons milk

Combine 1/4 cup biscuit mix and 5 teaspoons milk using a fork. Divide into two portions. Roll one at a time on a floured surface to fit pan. Place each in greased pan. Bake about 10 minutes.


  • 4 teaspoons vegetable shortening
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons milk

In a small bowl, mix together shortening, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until smooth and creamy. Spread 2 tsp of frosting on top of 1st layer. Add 2nd layer and continue frosting. For Sparkling Frosting sprinkle with colored crystal sugars. For a more glaze-like and easier to make frosting, omit the shortening!


  • 4 1/2 teaspoons flour
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Mix together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add vanilla, vinegar and vegetable oil. Place in a greased cake pan. Pour 1 tablespoon of water over batter. Mix lightly with a fork but do not beat. Bake 10 minutes.

  • 4 teaspoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • frosting — your choice

Stir together flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, salt, vanilla, water and oil. Stir until the batter is smooth and chocolate colored. Pour the batter into greased and floured Easy-Bake cake pan. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until the cake pulls away from the sides of the pan. Remove cake from oven and cool. Makes a 1 layer cake.


  • 5 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 5 teaspoons red sugar crystals
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 8 teaspoons milk

Stir together cake flour, baking powder, salt, red sugar, vanilla, oil and milk until the batter is smooth and pink. Pour 3 tbsp of batter into a greased and floured Easy-Bake cake pan. Bake 15 minutes. Repeat for second layer. Makes 2 layers.


  • 6 teaspoons flour
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 3/4 teaspoon shortening
  • 1 Pinch salt
  • 6 teaspoons milk

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cocoa, shortening and salt. Add milk. Pour into greased baking pan that comes with the toy oven. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Note: If you don’t want a chocolate cake, omit the cocoa and add a drop or two of vanilla with the milk. Makes 1 serving.


2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon margarine
2-1/4 teaspoons milk
1 tablespoon pizza sauce
1-1/2 tablespoons grated mozzarella cheese
Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and margarine until dough looks like medium-sized crumbs. Slowly add milk while stirring. Shape dough into a ball and place into a greased pan. Use your fingers to pat the dough evenly over the bottom of the pan, then up the sides. Pour the sauce evenly over the dough, then sprinkle with the cheese. Bake 20 minutes. Remove. Makes 1 pizza.

1/4 cup baking mix (like Bizquik or Pioneer)
4 teaspoons milk
Combine biscuit mix and milk with a fork. Drop by half-teaspoonfuls onto a well greased pan. Bake 10 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

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Cherry Cheezecake

Vegan Cherry Cheezecake

Yesterday was my daughter’s 17th birthday.  For her annual birthday dessert, she had a hankering for cheesecake.

When she was a little girl, she had a lot of issues with lactose. Over the years, she acclimated and did just fine with a variety of dairy. Unfortunately, over the last year or so, the lactose intolerance has re-asserted itself.

Lactaid works great for minimum dairy intake, but for things like pizza or cheesecake? Not so much.

So, no lactose and a request for cheesecake?

Thanks to Google and a simple vegan recipe found on …absolutely!

I altered several things, based on both what my daughter was hoping for, as well as my previous experience making cheesecake.

My notes are in italics.

Vegan Cherry Cheezecake

(original recipe from


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs (I used a package of chocolate Newman-Os with the filling removed)
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup (I used agave syrup)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup maple syrup. Press into a 9 inch pie tin (I used a springform pan). Bake for 5 minutes.

Before preheating oven prepare a 9″ springform pan by lining the sides and bottom with parchment paper and then covering the bottom with aluminum foil. 

  • 1 (8 ounce) package firm silken tofu
  • 1 (8 ounce) container nondairy cream cheese (I used Toffuti)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar (I used Splenda, but I might try Stevia next time)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch ( +1 TBS because I didn’t use confectioners’ sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons soy milk (substituted almond milk)
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling (low-sugar)


In a blender (I used my food processor), combine tofu, vegan cream cheese, lemon zest and juice, and confectioners’ sugar. Dissolve cornstarch in soy milk, and add to the blender. Blend until smooth. Pour filling into crust.

Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Reduce heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and continue baking for 15 minutes, or until set. (It took an additional 15 minutes for mine to set.)

Cool on a wire rack, and then chill for several hours.

Invert onto a plate, and then invert again onto a serving platter. Pour cherry pie filling over the top, and serve.

If you use a springform pan like I did, you will not need to invert the cheesecake, just remove the outside of the pan and then slide onto a plate. I sliced the entire cheesecake into servings and then added the cherries on top of each piece. The leftover cherries and cheesecake were stored separately in the fridge.

The Verdict

If were to do this again, I’d stick with the graham crackers (maybe chocolate graham crackers!). The cookies had a much stronger flavor that I anticipated which overwhelmed the delicate cheesecake flavor.

Other than the slightly strong flavor of the crust, this was a nice substitute for “real” cheesecake. It had a lovely smooth texture and tasted the way my taste buds expected it to, which is 3/4 of the battle!

I used my food processor, which made quick work of creaming together the ingredients.

I’d definitely try the recipe again, possibly doubling the filling and using it as the base for something similar to the White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake that my family loves so much.

I’m on the lookout for more lactose-free recipes. If you have any favorites, please do share!

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Sweet Treats, A Summary

During this time of year, I love to bake and make candies to share. Please enjoy this alphabetical summary of some of my favorite treats, with links to each of their recipes!

I’d love to know your favorite goodies to make this time of year. Links to recipes would be even better!

Applesauce Raisin Bread
Applesauce Raisin Bread

ANZAC Biscuits
ANZAC Biscuits, recipe by my friend Cat

Banana Bread
Banana Bread

Coconut Bon Bons Peanut Butter Bon Bons
Bon Bons, Coconut (L) & PB (R)

Truffles:  Chocolate Balls
Chocolate Balls, recipe by Cat; I made them here

Chocolate Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies
Chocolate Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry Sauce

Cow Pattie Cookies
Cow Patties, my mom’s recipe

english toffee
English Toffee

Kraft’s Fantasy Fudge, I always use chocolate chips instead of baker’s chocolate and I usually substitute pecans instead of walnuts

Faux Ferrero Rocher
Faux Ferrero Rocher

Gramgram's Best Chocolate Cake
Gramgram’s Best Chocolate Cake

Jennifer's Best Peanut Brittle
Jennifer’s Best Peanut Brittle, this recipe also appears in The Quilter’s Cookbook

Ranger Cookies
Ranger Cookies

Spice Cookies
Spice Cookies

Shortbread, made from hardhatcat's recipe
Shortbread, recipe by Cat (this batch was way too thin…see Cat’s picture with her recipe to get a better idea of what these should look like)

Elena's Birthday Cheesecake
White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake

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