Category Archives: Christmas Baking

Christmas Baking 2016 – COCONUT MACAROONS (Gluten Free)

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11, and Grandmelina to 2! We LOVE coconut.  Some of us are also grain free.  And I love easy and delicious.  So I made some coconut macaroons for my DH and kids today – half to eat now, and half to freeze for Christmas (only 10 days to go!). …

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Christmas Baking 2016 – EASY MICROWAVE FUDGE

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11, Grandmelina to 2! Yum! For years I’ve been making and selling fudge.  This Christmas I retire.  Already I feel the freedom! I have really, really enjoyed my customers and the other vendors.  I will miss everyone tremendously, but now is the time for family.  We can only stretch …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11, Grandmelina to 2! source I’ve been making and selling fudge for years now, and chocolate peanut butter fudge is always a favourite.  I’ve decided today to share that recipe with you.  Just remember, if you see me set up somewhere with my fudge, come say thank you by …

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Challah Bread and the Lord’s Day

  Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! Challah bread is one of my fondest memories of growing up.  We would make it on Saturdays and serve it up at our supper meal which we called the Lord’s Day Supper.  We had prayers to open the Lord’s Day at supper on …

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Pumpkin Pie (with Gluten-Free Option)

source Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! It is our church’s Harvest Supper today and I am bringing pumpkin pie.  Twenty-three years ago, when I was asked to bring my first pies to the Supper, I had never made my own pie shells but had watched my mom do it …

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Christmas Baking 2015 – No Bake Cheesecake

A quick and easy light dessert.  Top it with your favourite topping…mine is cherry pie filling. Enjoy! NO BAKE CHEESECAKE 9 inch graham crumb crust                                                1 DREAM WHIP dessert topping mix   …

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Christmas Baking 2015 – Apple Pie

An apple pie and ice cream is a delicious ending to a delicious Christmas meal – if you still have room.  This is the recipe that we use.  You can simplify the recipe by buying frozen pie shells.  I usually use McIntosh apples, but the best pie my husband ever made was made with miscellaneous …

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Christmas Baking 2015 – Date Squares

Each of the kids chooses a dessert to make for Christmas and one of the boys makes these every year.  This recipe was adapted by me to be dairy free.  The recipe even won first prize at the fair.  Prepare the date filling first.  Feel free to make extra date filling if you like lots …

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Christmas Baking 2015 – Tourtiere

No Canadian Christmas is complete without tourtiere meat pie.  Pure pork makes this tourtiere extra moist.  This recipe comes from my mom whose mother was French Canadian.  I use oats to thicken my recipe, my mother uses bread crumbs in hers and my mother-in-law uses mashed potatoes to thicken her recipe.  I like to eat …

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Christmas Baking 2015 – Butterscotch Confetti

Another favourite of mine.  So quick and simple, I make ours in the microwave but you could make it in a pot on the stove.  Easy to make with children too! Enjoy! BUTTERSCOTCH CONFETTI Butter or margarine                                     …

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