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Oatmeal shortbread squares with salted caramel chips

New product the best thing to happen to baking since chocolate chips were invented! When I am grocery shopping, I try to restrain myself. You know, only buy what’s on my list, get everything in one pass through the store … Continue reading

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Fruit-filled Breakfast Bars

These little beauties are ridiculously tasty, so much so that you might forget they actually include some pretty nutritious ingredients. I was inspired to make them when I spotted some perfectly ripe plums from Warners Farm in my Farmers’ Feast … Continue reading

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Butter Tart Squares

Butter tarts rank right up there as one of the foods considered to be quintessentially Canadian. Their origin is hotly debated – as is the inclusion of raisins – but they are nearly universally loved. If you’re pressed for time, … Continue reading

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Celebration Squares

I wasn’t sure what to name this new recipe until I thought about the occasion for which I created it – an upcoming weekend of celebrations at my alma mater, Queen’s University in Kingston. Homecomings are always special, and this … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie Squares

I adore pie, but sometimes I find a whole slice, even a sliver, can just be too much after a rich meal. That’s one of the reasons I love to experiment with squares; they offer a great alternative to larger … Continue reading

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Caramel-Chocolate Pecan Squares

My mom is an excellent baker. With six kids to feed, it seemed she made bread and either cookies or squares just about every day. She once told me that squares represent the epitome of hospitality in the Maritimes. I … Continue reading

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