Yummy Macadamia Florentines Made With Breakfast Cereal

Florentines are a cafe classic with their nutty, fruity, toffee crunch. And don’t forget the chocolate!

My eldest son has about 3 different types of breakfast cereals on the go. His favourite through winter and at the moment is porridge with brown sugar. This means that some of the other cereals have been left all alone in the pantry. So, I decided to find a recipe to use up the left over cornflakes.

Florentines are usually made with flaked almonds. I didn’t have any in the pantry – but I did have some macadamia nuts (surprise, surprise!). ¬†They work brilliantly with the sweetness of the dried fruit and crunch of the cornflakes.

Do you have lonely breakfast cereals in the cupboard? Why not find a recipe to use them up.

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Awesome Choc Chip Cookies in 4 Easy Steps

Choc Chip Cookies are a subjective little thing – Some people like them crunchy, others prefer chewy cookies. Some will just eat the uncooked cookie dough if they get the chance.

Then there’s the chocolate – I prefer dark chocolate for its rich bitter taste. If you’re cooking for kids, you may prefer to use milk chocolate. Or why not use the trifecta – Dark, Milk and White Chocolates – to make Triple Choc Chip Cookies?

These choc-chip cookies are pretty awesome. They have a slight crunch around the edges, the centre is chewy and moist, and they also maintain a bit of their height during the cooking process. But I’m warning you now – They will not last long!

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Easy Sugar Cookies in 4 Steps

I love this recipe. It tastes great, is perfect for cutout biscuits, and is really simple.

I’ve used it countless times, and each time it has worked perfectly. On this occasion, I was making biscuits for my boy’s birthday party. Their birthdays are a day apart, so it looks like they’ll be sharing their birthday parties each year!

My eldest son just loves using the rolling pin, cutting out the shapes, and eating the dough scraps when he thinks I’m not watching!

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These Coconut Biscuits Won’t Last Long Anywhere

It’s always good to have an easy, failsafe biscuit recipe. One you can turn to in a hurry, or when you just need to unwind and bake your heart out.

These coconut biscuits are delicious. Crispy around the edge, and slightly chewy in the centre – they are definitely very moreish. You won’t be able to stop at one when they’re fresh out of the oven. And I know from experience that they won’t last long with kids (or husbands) around!

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A Peanut Butter Biscuit Recipe for the Utterly Selfish

So it appears that my eldest son (Mr almost 3) has developed a taste for peanut butter…..and I’m not too happy about it.

He is old enough to try nuts and doesn’t have any allergies to them, which is great seeing as Australia is a country with a relatively high prevalence of peanut allergy. But I’m utterly selfish when it comes to peanut butter, and I don’t want to share! But I will share this Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe with you!

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