Brimming with a duo of enticing almond flavours and aromas, these delicate cookies receive a final dusting of icing sugar while still warm. Crisp and light, they make an impressive presentation as part of a dessert platter, or you can wrap them decoratively to create a thoughtful homemade gift.
Almond Crescent Cookies
Bourbon Maple Pecan Pie
Canadians love pecan pie, a southern specialty. We’ve added a good amount of maple syrup for some local flavour. Heavenly, but heavy! Make when you have guests to share it with.
Cheddar Scones Topped with Cherry Shiraz Jelly
Sinfully rich savoury scones bursting with melted cheddar reach pure perfection when smothered in the full-bodied notes of the tart currants and sweet berries found in Cherry Shiraz Wine Jelly. Cut scones into squares for maximum yield and keep for up to two days.
Luscious Shortbread Caramel Chocolate Pecan Squares
These luscious squares are perfect at the holidays when time is tight but you need to bake for guests. They’ll never guess you started with a cookie mix!
Part-cake and part-pudding, clafouti is a French country-style dessert. You can use almost any thawed frozen or fresh tender fruit- try raspberries or cherries.
Peanut Butter Cookies
Using ground flax seed instead of whole makes the omega-3 more available. Sneaking it into baking, such as these peanut butter cookies, is a great way to increase your family’s omega consumption, especially if they won’t eat fish.
Roasted Spiced Pears With Red Wine
Tender, juicy and exotically spiced, these roasted pears glazed with red wine, star anise and vanilla syrup, and topped with dollops of sweetened whipped cream, are astonishingly luscious.
This is the winning recipe from Recipe to Riches within the Snack Category, which was developed by Sonya Walos.
Tangy Raspberry Semifreddo
Sure to dazzle guests, this gorgeous raspberry dessert gets its subtle tang from our Greek yogurt.
Thumbprint cookies are a classic holiday cookie that you can enjoy year-round. Often made with almonds or walnuts, we’ve used pistachios in this easy version that uses our cookie mix as a base. Get the kids to help by making indentations in the cookie dough. Store baked cookies in an airtight container; fill with jam just before serving.