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Feature Day 13 Advent 2014

Stir-Up Saturday: Cherry and Pistachio Studded Shortbread Cookies

Stir up Saturday Cherry and Pistachio Studded Shortbread Cookies The kids were so excited by the flavours of last year’s Chewy Christmas Nougat that they asked for more Cherry and Pistachio treats this year. Add one more recipe to the Holiday Treats Recipe Round-Up! Here’s an easy cookie to prepare ahead of time and slice and bake at the […]

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Stir-Up Saturday: Make Soft Gingerbread Crackle Cookies with Candied Ginger Bits

It’s Stir-Up Saturday once again! Last week, we guaranteed you a Christmas Cake with absolutely no candied fruits. Well, this week, we’re fitting in the one candied item the kids absolutely adore…Ginger!  When I asked the kids what their “ideal cookie” would be, they both concurred – Gingerbread!  With this in mind, they demanded a new, very […]

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Loaded Cookie Birthday Cake

It’s Bea’s special day today, 11 times over.  This year, she said she wanted a giant “cookie cake” with tons of different mix-ins. Her wish was our command.

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Choose-Your-Mix-Ins Cookies

The kids have been hankering for a Halloween version of my famous Santa Baby Cookies.  We finally hit on a pumpkin oatmeal version that fits the bill. And if you’re daring enough, you can use smashed up bits of your fun-size Halloween candies as some of the mix-ins. For our lunchbox friendly version, we added Butterscotch […]

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Shipwreck Cookies from the Lunchbox Season

March breACK! 2014: Shipwreck Cookies

There are a slew of shipwrecks in the play we’re reading this week. So, I made some special “Shipwreck Cookies” for the kids. “Shipwreck Cookies?” This is really just a catch-all phrase for a basic drop cookie with lots of left-overs from the sweets section of the cupboard. Although, there’s a bit more emphasis on […]

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chocolate chocolate chip crinkle kringle cookies from the lunchboxseason

Family Advent Calendar, Day 21: Christmas Cookie Party! Make Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies, Pfeffernüsse, and other Old Favourites

It’s time to make loads and loads of Christmas Cookies! Today, we’re making two new Lunchbox Season recipes: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies and Pfeffernüssen.  We’ll also be whipping up batches of some of our old favourites: Cookie Meteors and Santa Babies. Servings: 3 dozen cookies Servings: 4 Dozen Cookies Click on the image […]

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Family Advent Calendar, Day 7: Lego Christmas Party! Lego Christmas Building Challenges and Lego Christmas Cookies

This morning we’re going to have a “Lego Christmas Party.” First, we’ll browse the web for a little inspiration. Then, we will choose from one or more of the holiday building challenges below and build our hearts out. We’ll follow this up with some Lego Christmas Cookies (see the recipe below). Inspiration For inspiration, we’ll have a […]

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The Lunchbox Season's Spooktacular 13 Best of Everything Halloween

The Lunchbox Season’s Spooktacular 13: Best of Everything Halloween

Halloween is coming! Here are 12 of our best Halloween and Halloween-Friendly Posts and a bonus 13th contribution from our Sister Site!  Just click on the image and be transported!!! SNACKS: 1. Quick & Easy Mummy Cookies A Halloween Themed Lunchbox Treat! We make sugar cookies with our ginger-people cutters and ice them to look like mummies! […]

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Vampire Brownies Red Velvet Brownies with a Cream Cheese Bite

Vampire Brownies: Red Velvet Brownies with a Cream Cheese “Bite”

The kids were after me to make some sort of Halloween themed weekly treat for their lunches. Last year’s Mummy Cookies were a sure-fire hit, but they wanted something new. So, I got to wondering, what was my spookiest, scariest Halloween memory? Aside from my friend Shawn’s dad jumping out at us from the tree […]

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Bakesale Bestsellers III Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors

Bakesale Bestsellers III: Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors [Cookies]

It’s bakesale time again at school!  Will these Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors be this year’s bestsellers? Well, at the rate they’re going here at home, there might not be any left for the bakesale… Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors? What are those? Fudgy, brownie-soft cookies packed with chocolate chips and chunks of Mars bar, with […]

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Brown Sugar Funfetti Spritz

weekly trEAT: Brown Sugar Funfetti Spritz

It’s our first new weekly trEAT of the 2013-14 school year!  We wanted to make something simple and snack-sized for the small containers the kids have been throwing into their new, soft lunch bags, so we opted for a holiday classic, the Spritz cookie. But we “schooled up” our spritz by giving them a fun, confetti […]

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Contractor Cookies [and Bathroom Pics]

Last week, we baked up a few batches of cookies to give to our contractors for all of the hard work they did on the bathroom. Barring the glass work [window and shower enclosure] which must, of necessity, come afterward, it took a mere nine working days for them to gut, replumb, tile and install […]

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