Lemon Creme Nanaimo Bars

Lemon Creme Nanaimo Bars - these no-bake bars will knock your socks off!

This is the ultimate nanaimo bar recipe!  The lemon filling gives such a nice fresh flavor to these nanaimo cookie bars.

I recently attended a surprise party for a dear friend who was turning 40.  She is a well-loved person, and lots of friends and family members were there to celebrate with her.


When her husband asked each person to bring a food item to share, I immediately thought of these Nanaimo Bars.

That’s because, in the first place, these bars are one of my favorite things EVER.  They are an angelic pan of chocolate and coconut no-bake goodness.  Straight from heaven, I kid you not.  The Canadians totally got this one right.

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Apple Hand Pies

It’s apple season!  My dad has a big apple tree in the back yard.  Every year, I fill up a bunch of buckets with apples and spend a few days cranking out jars and jars of applesauce.

Then, my fruit loving son spends the following week eating them all.  It’s a labor of love.

Rustic Apple Hand Pies


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Honey-Butter Popcorn

School has finally started.

Judging from the pictures on Facebook and Instagram, we must be the last school in the universe to start.  Don’t get me wrong, I love my kids, and my summers with them, but I’m always ready to get back to the routine and structure of the school year.

Honey Butter Popcorn from MyCookingSpot.com and JensFavoriteCookies.com - an easy after school snack!


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12 Gorgeous Cherry Recipes

It’s cherry season!  All those gorgeous cherries in the store have been making me dream of cherry recipes.

Cherry cookies, cakes, pies, cobblers, popsicles, breads, and oh my!  There are so many options!

12 Gorgeous Cherry Recipes from MyCookingSpot.com


Have you ever noticed that people tend to eat cherry desserts around Valentines Day?  It’s a great idea, don’t get me wrong, but cherry season is in the summer, and we should be spreading the Valentine love throughout the year.

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