• Two stacks of chocolate-topped peanut butter bars sitting beside a small bottle of milk with a red and white straw in it.
    No-Bake Traybakes

    Peanut Butter & Chocolate Squares

    This was another first for the blog. So far, I have baked the recipes from my retro recipe books with minimal changes. I’ve converted to grams, I’ve added a few more directions and on one occasion I’ve figured out how long…

  • Traybakes

    Date and Nut Traybake

    This recipe was a first for me.  Until now, the blog has featured recipes that I have either made before or eaten before.  This one was new to me, but it sounded interesting, and as there are going to be many more…

  • A stack of honey flapjacks beside a pot of honey
    Traybakes

    Honey Flapjacks

    Just four ingredients in this recipe for Honey Flapjacks. Four. And it was so easy to make. And it has porridge oats in it, so it’s practically a health food. If the other three ingredients weren’t there, I suppose. Just…

  • Traybakes

    Chocolate Peppermint Squares

    As March began and I saw that my daughter’s preschool would be talking about leprechauns and pots of gold (FYI, if my daughter found a pot of gold, she would apparently “buy more monkeys”) my thoughts turned to something to…

  • Half a tin of condensed milk,  Traybakes

    Caramel Crumble Squares

    I always called this traybake Caramel Squares, but it is known by a variety of names.  My recipe books both have a very similar recipe called Caramel Crumble, which is what I have made today.  It is also known as Millionaire’s Shortbread because, presumably,…

  • an icing topped lemon square on a blue plate
    Half a tin of condensed milk,  No-Bake Traybakes

    Iced Lemon Squares

    There are several variations of this recipe for Iced Lemon Squares out there. Some have coconut, some use a different brand of biscuit, some use orange instead of lemon. But the basic principle is the same. Crushed biscuits, coconut, condensed…