Muesli Bars


I made these at school and since then have tweaked the recipe, experimented with different nuts, seeds and dried fruits.

Here are 2 examples of my favourites, however you can choose to use any combination, just keep an eye on the weights used.

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Cherry and White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies


I wanted to make shortbread for #NationalShortbreadDay on 6th January 2018. I do make shortbread quite a lot either plain or the millionaire caramel shortbread recipes I have already done.  I always like to have something in the cake tin for lunch boxes and after dinner treats, shortbread cookies are perfect for this.

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Smarties Cookies


We all love Cookies here and we love Smarties to, so I have combined them into this Smarties Cookies recipe.

These are a lovely soft cookie with a chocolaty kick!  This recipe will make about 16 cookies depending on how big a cookie you like. Continue reading “Smarties Cookies”


Cookie Cupcakes

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I couldn’t decide if I wanted to bake cookies or cupcakes so I combined the two…. Continue reading “Cookie Cupcakes”


Gingerbread Men

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I got this recipe out of a cartoon magazine when I was about 5 years old.  My mum and I carefully wrote it out and kept the recipe safe all these years.  The magazine has long since disappeared and I can’t remember which one it was, so unfortunately I can’t tag it in my blog.  Little did I think I’d still be using the same recipe and have my own baking blog.  But to all the children’s magazine editors and writers a big THANK YOU and keep the recipes coming, we still love them as we grow up!  I still like them the same as I did as a child – decorated with smarties and this recipe makes loads…. Continue reading “Gingerbread Men”


Double Chocolate Chip Cookies


These are so easy to make and really scrummy. There is a spell of chilling the cookie dough, so although the ‘hands on’ making is relatively quick, there is an hour of down time in the middle.  Great if there are a few other jobs that need doing too.

This recipe makes about 16 cookies, however that does all depend on how large you like them! Continue reading “Double Chocolate Chip Cookies”


Caramel Shortbread Biscuits


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I have made Millionaire Shortbread in a tray bake, but there is something nice about a biscuit. Continue reading “Caramel Shortbread Biscuits”