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Texas Cookies

by on August 23, 2010 · 16 comments

Texas Cookie

As usual, I stumbled upon this recipe while looking for something else. If you’re curious, it was Cheese Danish. I thought I’d master Danish pastry from scratch, but got sidetracked by something promising instant gratification. I found this one on a blog called Thibeault’s Table, where Ann Thibeault had adapted it from a book called […]


Published on August 23, 2010
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Maple Pecan Bars

by on January 12, 2010 · 7 comments

maple pecan bar

I was going through old issues of Family Fun Magazine last night and came across this recipe which somehow slipped through the cracks. Why didn’t I rip it out earlier? It’s a maple version of one of my favorite type bars. After making a half batch this afternoon, I checked to make sure the full […]


Published on January 12, 2010
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Dream Bars

by on April 15, 2009 · 8 comments


Fuzz is home sick, so today’s recipe is made from things I had around the house – pecans, coconut and brown sugar. The recipe I used was from a very old cookbook, and while the bars were tasty, they were on the thin side.  Next time I make Dream Bars, I’ll probably use Kraft’s trusted […]


Published on April 15, 2009
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Pecan Caramel Bar Cookies

by on April 12, 2009 · 23 comments

Pecan Caramel Bar Cookies

Happy Easter! We took advantage of the nice weather and spent the day at a couple of parks. About the chocolate cake from yesterday, it was never made. Instead, I served strawberries, angel food cake and whipped cream which felt more in tune with the holiday than a dark chocolate cake. And I also tried […]


Published on April 12, 2009
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Brown Sugar & Honey Pecan Bars (No Eggs)

by on November 25, 2008 · 9 comments

Honey Pecan Bars

You can double the recipe and make these in a 13×9 inch pan. Unfortunately, I can’t remember where I found the original version. If you know, please shoot me an email or post it in the comments. Brown Sugar & Honey Pecan Bars Crust: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed (light) […]


Published on November 25, 2008
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Brown Sugar & Honey Pecan Bars

by on September 13, 2007 · 8 comments


These were better than expected – thicker and chewier than most pecan pie type bars and kind of candy-ish. These bars do not contain eggs. Brown Sugar & Honey Pecan Bars Crust 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed (light or dark) 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 ounces cold butter, cut up Filling […]


Published on September 13, 2007