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Bake Sale Lemon Bars

This is a great lemon bar recipe – bright, tart-sweet and with a buttery crust with nice vanilla notes. Meyer lemons aren’t quite as tart

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Almond Bianchi

This is the most popular cookie at the new King Arthur Flour bakery. Intensely almond in flavor, I have adapted it slightly by adding vanilla

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Maple Vanilla Pecan Shortbread

My great aunt Oolie McGoogan, made a simple, delicious shortbread that she learned from her husband Angus’ family. Shortbread was always butter, flour, yellow sugar

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Almond-Oat Lace Cookies

These delicate, lacey cookies are so delicious that chocolate isn’t really necessary, but they are certainly delicious with chocolate as well.

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Churros

If you have never had real churros, you are in for a treat!  First, lightly sweetened fried dough is hard to beat as long as

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Sugared Vanilla Butter Cookies

 These cookies are hands down, the best cut-out cookies, whether they’re for the holidays or the 4th of July!  They’re especially interesting with Tahitian vanilla

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Nanaimo Bars

Cookie? Cake? Extreme Candy Bar? It’s hard to know how to define a Nanaimo bar with it’s cookie crust, icing filling and chocolatey topping, but

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Lebkuchen

 Courtesy of Chef Stephen Block: www.kitchenproject.com Stephen wears several hats.  He is a chef, cooking school instrutor and also has at least two culinary websites.  The

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