• Biscuits/cookies

    German Biscuits

    German Biscuits, also known as Empire Biscuits, Belgian Biscuits and, originally (according to Wikipedia) Linzer Biscuits or Deutsch Biscuits. In the brief history of the German Biscuit that I gleaned from my internet research, it turns out that around the time…

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    Canadian Cookies

    These are possibly the nicest, most polite cookies you’ve ever met.  And they love ice hockey.  And maple syrup.  Or perhaps they’re called Canadian Cookies for some other reason… Probably, someone’s Aunt/Granny/neighbour got this recipe from a relative in Canada and…

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    Gipsy Creams

    After some extensive brief internet research, I discovered that McVities’ Gipsy Creams were discontinued at least 10 years ago, so I can’t do a side by side comparison to see if this recipe is supposed to be a copy or if it’s…

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    Coconut Biscuits

    Coconut features heavily in traybake recipes.  Glacé cherries feature heavily in traybake recipes.  And this recipe has both! These cookies were simple and easy to make and when baked they had a nice crunch and weren’t too sweet.

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    Ginger Snaps

    Yet another bake that goes by different names – ginger nuts, ginger snaps, even ginger cookies, if you prefer.  One thing the recipe does not contain is nuts, and even after consulting the oracle that is “the internet”, I don’t have…