Nanaimo bars are a Canadian bar from the city of Nanaimo. They have a biscuit and walnut base, custard in the middle and chocolate on top. They’re a good ‘make-ahead’ dessert for Canada Day on July 1st and a change from the predictable maple syrup and pancakes.
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These cookies have a chocolate and vanilla swirl for the solstice. They’re easy to make in advance then slice and bake when needed.
These peanut butter bars have crushed Oreos on top. They were good, but next time I’d use the recipe below (doubled from my attempt) and spread another layer of batter on top to sandwich the Oreos inside.
That’s alpha-whores, not alfazores, alfa-joores or any other anglicized pronunciation. These Spanish sandwich have a layer of dulce de leche in the middle and are usually sprinkled with coconut, almond or other chopped nuts.Mine were filled with desiccated coconut and flaked almonds. Though you can make dulce de leche (milk jam/confiture de lait) yourself by boiling a can of condensed milk, buying it premade saves time and potential kitchen explosions.
The cookies have a light and soft texture due to the cornflour.
These cookies have a soft texture and are filled with nuts. They’re rolled twice in icing sugar- once while they’re still warm then again after they’ve cooled down. This creates a crunchy inner layer which melts, and a uniform outer layer of icing sugar.
These cookies are firm enough to hold their shape, so they work well with cookie cutters. I made an army of Darth Vader and Darth Maul for Star Wars day.
Show your support of the Rebel Alliance by making Stormtrooper cookies for Star Wars day on May 4th. These sugar cookies are vanilla and almond flavoured. They didn’t hold their shape particularly well, so half ended up as space monsters.
Packed with walnuts, these crunchy golden brown cookies have a toasted walnut flavour.
Two types of chocolate in one cookies – these are half vanilla cookie with milk chocolate chips and half chocolate cookie with white chocolate chips. They’re in aid of the vernal equinox (half night/half day).