Category Archives: Biscuits

Peanut butter, bacon and dark chocolate cookies and chocolate whoopie pies: gluten free goodness

Now that’s a blog title I never thought I’d write! The cookies were polarizing. I mean. Come on. Peanut butter, bacon and dark chocolate?? A little bit greasy, but the flavours were fabulous. They were made for craft night a … Continue reading

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Christmas dresses for my nieces

When I said the blog would return to garment sewing, I didn’t say that all my Christmas sewing was over! Reindeer Retro Dress Before the final fitting (after which, the hem went up about 10 cm) Pattern: BurdaStyle 02-2011-101 I’ve … Continue reading

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Autumn baking and Downton Abbey dress WIP

Ginger nuts This great recipe is thanks to Jorth. 200g butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 2 cups raw sugar 2 eggs, beaten 3 1/2 cups plain (all purpose) flour 6 teaspoons ground ginger (yes, I know that’s a lot, but … Continue reading

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Chewy choc chip cookies

These biscuits (cookies for you north Americans) are just right with a coffee for Mothers day. And they are even better when your daughter makes them for you! Ingredients 2 cups plain (all purpose) flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 170 … Continue reading

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Cinnamon cookies

Mmm yum, cinnamon cookies A very easy recipe from Ms Gourmet at Gourmet Warrior.   Chewy Cinnamon Cookies Ingredients 75gm unsalted butter 1/3 cup of brown sugar, firmly packed 1/3 cup golden syrup 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 ½ cups … Continue reading

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Anzac biscuits on Anzac Day

Anzac biscuits are a sweet biscuit popular in Australia and New Zealand, and the story goes that these biscuits were sent by wives to soldiers during World War I. The ingredients don’t go off easily, and there are no eggs … Continue reading

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Oldies but goodies (Cornflake cookies)

Cornflake cookies must be THE most successful bit of marketing ever.. Surely the person who dreamed up the first marketing plan to recognize the potential of putting a recipe on the side of a box should get a noble peace … Continue reading

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