• Stack of shortbread cookies beside a tea cup
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    Traditional All-Butter Shortbread

    It’s a ‘back to basics’ kind of recipe this week with this Traditional All-Butter Shortbread. I realized that I had Brown Sugar Shortbread and Almond Shortbread recipes on the blog, but nothing for a simple, traditional shortbread. And this recipe…

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    Viennese Fingers

    Viennese Fingers. Or you can pipe them in swirls and call them Viennese Whirls. Either way, this is a delicate, buttery, vanilla-scented shortbread biscuit. I chose to dip mine in chocolate, but you can also sandwich these together with buttercream.…

  • Ginger Cornflake cookies and milk
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    Ginger Cornflake Crispies

    These Ginger Cornflake Crispies are similar to the Cherry Cookies I made previously, mostly because the ‘crispy’ part of the biscuit comes from being rolled in crushed cornflakes before they are baked. And just goes to prove that cereal isn’t…

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    Banana Nugget Cookies

    Imagine a soft oatmeal, chocolate-chip cookie with added spice and bananas and that pretty much sums up these Banana Nugget Cookies. Not content with limiting myself to my Northern Irish retro recipe books, this is from an American community cookbook…

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    Homemade Custard Creams

    Why would you want to make Custard Creams at home, I hear you ask? Well, not all of live somewhere you can buy them easily at the grocery store and also, it turns out that they are very easy to…

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    Brown Sugar Shortbread

    I typically make shortbread with white sugar, but in the midst of our time at home, I have thrown caution to the wind and went with this recipe for Brown Sugar Shortbread. And, it turns out, brown sugar adds a…

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    Cherry Cookies

    Interestingly, I have several variations on this Cherry Cookies recipe in the pages of my retro recipe books, so I thought I’d give it a go as it has two classic traybake ingredients – cherries and cornflakes. Then, when I…

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    Mint Chocolate Melting Moments

    Chocolate and mint. A classic pairing found in two of the most popular recipes on the┬áblog (No-bake Chocolate Mint Slice and Mint Aero Traybake). And now also featuring in these Mint Chocolate Melting Moments. I decided to make a mint…

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    Brown Sugar Meringues

    Meringues were a regular feature at my birthday parties when I was growing up (along with Toffee Rice Krispie Squares), although typically made with white sugar instead of these Brown Sugar Meringues. And Mummy Traybakes usually sandwiched them together with…

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    Flakemeal Biscuits

    Flakemeal Biscuits, Oatmeal Cookies – whatever you choose to call these – they are a simple, crunchy, tasty biscuit. While their traditional name in Northern Ireland is Flakemeal Biscuits, I ended up calling them Oatmeal Cookies when Little Miss Traybakes…