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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Want to make a Super-Quick Apricot Pudding?

I always have a tin of fruit in my pantry. Whether it’s canned peaches, pears or apricots, I always have one up the back of my cupboard.

I find they are great for quick desserts that the kids just love – plain, straight out of the can served with custard or yoghurt. Or, if you have a spare 5 minutes before you serve dinner, you could whip up this pudding. It can bake away in the oven whilst you enjoy your dinner. Once you’ve finished eating your main course, dessert will be ready to serve! (more…)

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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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Create a Moreish Cranberry Spice Slice in No-Time

It was American Independence Day yesterday, and I was thinking about  foods that were typically North American. Cranberries immediately came to mind. They are one of the few fruits that are native to North America.

Cranberries are a fabulous source of Vitamin C and fibre. They are full of antioxidants and do a great job of protecting our cardiovascular system. They taste slightly tart, so are perfect for sweet cakes, muffins and slices. This slice recipe pairs dried cranberries with apple and cinnamon to create a moreish slice that is perfect for a school lunchbox. It also freezes well.

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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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