Lime Custard Pie with Whipped Cream

Lime pie is one of my favourite pies… is refreshing and any dessert with whipped cream on top is a wonderful thing. I had never made a  lime pie before but on the last trip to Costco they had bags of limes and seeing as though guacamole had been requested, limes were on the shopping list.  Now what to do with all of those extra limes?  Lime pie of course!



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Best Brownie with Chocolate Frosting

If you are craving chocolate and need it quick this is the recipe for you….Brownies the ultimate easy dessert! You can mix them up in one bowl, no mixer required and within the hour your house smells just divine! If you have the patience to let them cool then you can spread on this easy frosting that elevates the plain brownie to fancy in no time.


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Angel Food Berry Trifle

My son Matthew’s idea of a birthday cake is not your traditional take on birthday cake – he prefers Trifle! Considering his birthday is in June it is the perfect time of year for a trifle.  Berries are just coming into season – not so much local, but at least berries that taste almost like a berry instead of cardboard. So this year was no different and trifle was requested again!




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Orange and White Chocolate Cookies

I love creamsicles and these cookies are reminiscent of that refreshing summer time treat.  The orange zest and orange extract really bring the orange flavour without being overwhelming. The white chocolate chips bring the creamy texture of the ice cream to the cookie. A few of these babies with a cup of tea and you have a perfect afternoon break. Add a cup of milk and your bed-time snack is calling.


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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are one of my favourites, especially if they have raisins and lots of cinnamon in them and you have a nice cup of tea for dunking of course.  I prefer them a little on the crunchy side, but the rest of the family prefers soft and chewy, so that is how I bake them. This cookies makes a wonderful sweet treat to add to lunches and with the oatmeal and raisins there is a little goodness packed in each one.



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Butter Tarts

Butter tarts are pure decadence wrapped up in individual parcels. One is usually enough to satisfy that sweet craving without leaving you feeling guilty for having indulged.  There is always room for a butter tart….Do you like yours plain,with raisins or with pecans?  My preference is raisins, but I am beginning to like the pecan version as well.


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